Woodmansterne, Surrey Family History Guide

Woodmansterne is an Ancient Parish in the county of Surrey.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1566
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1679

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Banstead
  • Chipstead
  • Coulsdon
  • Carshalton
  • Beddington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WOODMANSTERNE, a parish in Croydon district, Surrey; 2½ miles S of Carshalton r. station. It has a post-office under Epsom. Acres, 5,190. Real property, £2,474. Pop., 271. Houses, 49. Oaks, which once belonged to the Earls of Derby, and gave name to the Oaks stakes at Epsom, is now the seat of J. Smith, Esq. Stagbury, is the seat of the Walpole family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £375. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good; and there are a national school and charities £16.

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

Census returns for Woodmansterne, 1841-1891

Bishop's transcripts for Woodmansterne, 1804-1845

Parish registers for Woodmansterne, 1568-1942

Land tax assessments for the parish of Woodmansterne, 1780-1822


Vision of Britain historical maps


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