Seale Surrey Family History Guide

Seale is an Ancient Parish in the county of Surrey.

Other places in the parish include: Tongham.

Alternative names: Seal with Tongham

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1539
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1689

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Wanborough
  • Ash
  • Aldershot
  • Elstead
  • Puttenham
  • Farnham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SEAL, a village and a parish in Farnborough district, Surrey. The village stands under a long chalk ridge, 1½mile SSE of Tongham r. station, and 4 E by N of Farnham; and has a post-office under Farnham. The parish contains also the hamlet of Tongham, and comprises 2,967 acres. Real property, £3,636; of which £10 are in quarries. Pop. in 1851, 508; in 1861, 669. Houses, 135. The property is subdivided. Poyle Park and Hampton Lodge are chief residences. The living is a p.curacy in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £44. Patron, the Archdeacon of Surrey. The church was mostly rebuilt in 1861. The p. curacy of Tongham is a separate benefice. There is 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: Farnborough
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Stoke
Poor Law Union: Farnham
Hundred: Farnham
Province: Canterbury