West Clandon, Surrey Family History Guide

West Clandon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Surrey.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1536
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1587

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Albury
  • Merrow
  • Send
  • East Clandon

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CLANDON (West), a parish in Guildford district, Surrey; near the river Wey, under the Merrow downs, 3½ miles ENE of Guildford town and r. station. It has a post office under Guildford. Acres, 987. Real property, £2,125. Pop., 329. Houses, 72. The property is divided among a few. Clandon Park is the seat of the Earl of Onslow; the grounds laid out by Brown; the house a structure of red brick, in a mixture of styles, after designs by Leoni, and containing two fine mantel-pieces by Rysbrach. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £136. Patron, the Earl of Onslow. The church is good; and there is a n. 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: Guildford
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Stoke
Poor Law Union: Guildford
Hundred: Woking
Province: Canterbury