Wisley, Surrey Family History Guide

Wisley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Surrey. Pyrford is a chapelry of Wisley.

Alternative names: Wisley with Pyrford

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1666
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1689

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • East Horsley
  • Cobham
  • Byfleet
  • West Horsley
  • Hersham
  • Pyrford
  • Ockham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WISLEY, a parish in Guildford district, Surrey; on the river Wey, 2¾ miles SSW of Weybridge r. station. Post town, Ripley, under Woking Station. Acres, 1,321. Real property, £1,239. Pop., 166. Houses, 42. The manor belongs to Earl Lovelace. The living is a rectory, united with Pyrford, in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £210. Patron, Earl Onslow. The church is ancient.

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