Robin Hood, Surrey Family History Guide

Robin Hood is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Surrey, created in 1847 from Kingston upon Thames Ecclesiastical Parish, Ham Ecclesiastical Parish and Norbiton Ecclesiastical Parish.

Alternative names: Kingston, Kingston Vale, Robinhood Gate

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1847
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Parishes Adjacent to Robin Hood

  • Surbiton St Mark
  • Ham
  • Kingston upon Thames
  • Kew with Petersham
  • Norbiton
  • Wimbledon St Mary
  • Mortlake
  • Roehampton
  • Merton

Historical Descriptions of Robin Hood

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ROBINHOOD-GATE, or Kingston-Vale, a chapelry in Kingston-upon-Thames parish, Surrey; on a small affluent of the river Thames, 2½ miles NW of Wimbledon r. station, and 3 NE of Kingston. It was constituted in 1847; and it has a post-office, of the name of Kingston-Vale, under Putney, London, S.W. Pop., 270. Houses, 49. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Winchester. Value, not reported. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester.

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

Maps of Robin Hood

Vision of Britain historical maps


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