Milford Surrey Family History Guide

Milford is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Surrey, created in 1844 from Witley Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1848
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Peper Harow
  • Thursley
  • Chiddingfold
  • Haslemere
  • Shackleford
  • Witley
  • Godalming

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MILFORD, a village and a chapelry in Witley parish, Surrey. The village stands adjacent to the Guildford, Godalming, and Portsmouth railway, 1½ mile SSW of Godalming; and has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Godalming. The chapelry was constituted in 1844. Pop., 717. Houses, 142. The property is divided among a few. Milford House, Mousehill Manor House, and Milford Cottage are chief residences. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Winchester. Valne, £90. Patron, the Rev. J. Chandler. The church is good; and there are an Independent chapel and a national school.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch

Online Records (Free)

England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

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: Godalming
Province: Canterbury