Pirbright, Surrey Family History Guide

Pirbright is an Ancient Parish in the county of Surrey.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1574
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1692

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, and Roman Catholic.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Woking
  • Frimley
  • Ash
  • Bisley
  • Worplesdon
  • York Town
  • Chobham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

PIRBRIGHT, a village and a parish in Guildford district, Surrey. The village stands near the Southwestern railway and the Basingstoke canal, 4¾ miles WSW of Woking r. station, and 6 NW of Guildford; and has a post-office under Guildford. The parish comprises 4,579 acres. Real property, £2,173. Pop., 599. Houses, 133. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to H. Halsey, Esq. P. Lodge is the seat of W. B. Anderson, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £103. Patron, H. Halsey, Esq. The church is partly ancient, with a new chancel; and has a tower and spire. There is a parochial school.

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

Parish Records


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England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992


Vision of Britain historical maps

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County: Surrey
Civil Registration District: Guildford
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Stoke
Poor Law Union: Guildford
Hundred: Woking
Province: Canterbury