Warlingham, Surrey Family History Guide

Warlingham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Surrey. Chelsham is a chapelry of Warlingham.

Alternative names: Warlingham with Chelsham

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1709

Nonconformists include: Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Croydon St John the Baptist
  • Chelsham
  • Sanderstead
  • Coulsdon
  • Godstone
  • Tandridge
  • Farleigh
  • Caterham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WARLINGHAM, a parish, with a village, in Godstone district, Surrey; adjacent to the Caterham railway, 4¾ miles SSE of Croydon. It has a post-office under Croydon, and a r. station. Acres, 1,777. Real property, £2,330. Pop., 602. Houses, 118. The manor belongs to Captain A. D. Wigsell. The living is a vicarage, united with Chelsham, in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £471. Patron, Capt. A. D. Wigsell. The church is early English and good. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £270.

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: Godstone
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Ewell
Poor Law Union: Godstone
Hundred: Tandridge
Province: Canterbury