Hascombe Surrey Family History Guide

Hascombe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Surrey.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1646
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1692; 1729-1730; 1800

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Wonersh
  • Cranleigh
  • Alfold
  • Bramley
  • Dunsfold
  • Godalming

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HASCOMBE, a village and a parish in Hambledon district, Surrey. The village stands 2½ miles ENE of Hambledon, and 4 SE of Godalming r. station; is a picturesque place in an amphitheatre of wooded hills; and has an inn. The parish comprises 1,539 acres. Post-town, Godalming. Real property, £1,969. Pop., 396. Houses, 74. The property is divided among a few. Park Hatch is the seat of J. Godman, Esq. A high ridge, to the S of the village, bears the name of Telegraph-hill, from an old disused telegraph on it; commands extensive fine views; and is covered with beech trees, one of which, called the Hascombe beech, is a great landmark. Part of this ridge is named Castle-hill; and has remains of a small Roman camp, with single ditch and vallum. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £171. Patron, B. Musgrave, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1864; is in the early English style, ornate and hagiological; consists of nave, aisle, and apsidal chancel, with oak shingled spire; and has a W memorial window, put up in 1865, to the memory of Dr. Conyers Middleton, author of the "Life of Cicero," and some time rector of Hascombe.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

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Online Records (Free)

England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992

Maps

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Administration

County: Surrey
Civil Registration District: Hambledon
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Stoke
Poor Law Union: Hambledon
Hundred: Blackheath (Surrey)
Province: Canterbury