Horne Surrey Family History Guide

Horne is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Surrey, created in 1705 from a chapelry in Bletchingley Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Harrowsley Borough.

Alternative names: Horne with Harrowsley

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1614
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1666

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • East Grinstead
  • Burstow
  • Bletchingley
  • Nutfield
  • Godstone
  • Tandridge
  • Horley
  • Worth

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HORNE, a village and a parish in Godstone district, Surrey. The village stands 3 miles SW by S of Godstone r. station, and 6 NW of East Grinstead. The parish includes the detached place of Harrowsley-Borough, 2½ miles SW of the village; and its post town is East Grinstead. Acres, 4,531. Real property, £3,003. Pop., 637. Houses, 119. The property is divided among a few. Thunderfield Castle, an extensive moated ground near Harrowsley, is said to have been the site of a palace of King Athelstane. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £450. Patron, Miss Weston. The church is ancient but good, and has a spire. Charities, £30.

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

Parish Records


Online Records (Free)

England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Surrey
Civil Registration District: Godstone
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Ewell
Poor Law Union: Godstone
Hundred: Tandridge
Province: Canterbury