Newdigate, Surrey Family History Guide

Newdigate is an Ancient Parish in the county of Surrey.

Other places in the parish include: Park Gate and Parkgate.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1689

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • Leigh
  • Charlwood
  • Rusper
  • Capel
  • Horley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

NEWDIGATE, a village and a parish in Dorking district, Surrey. The village stands near a head-stream of the river Mole, 2½ miles N of the boundary with Sussex, and 5¾ SSE of Dorking r. station; and has a post-office under Dorking. The parish contains also the hamlet of Park-gate. Acres, 4,458. Real property, £2,612. Pop., 608. Houses, 106. The property is subdivided. The manor belonged to the Albinis; and passed, through the Fitz-alans and others, to the Newdegates. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £353. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is chiefly early English, in good condition; and has a tower and spire. There are an endowed school with £54 a year, and a national school.

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: Dorking
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Stoke
Poor Law Union: Dorking
Hundred: Copthorne
Province: Canterbury