Wrecclesham, Surrey Family History Guide

Wrecclesham is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Surrey, created in 1840 from Farnham Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Bourne.

Alternative names: Wrecclesham and Bourne, Wrecklesham, Wrecklesham and Bourne

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1840
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1840

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Binsted
  • Bentley
  • Farnham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WRECKLESHAM, a chapelry, with a village, in Farnham parish, Surrey; 1¼ mile W SW of Farnham r. station. It was constituted in 1840; and it has a post-office under Farnham. Pop., 1,271. Houses, 251. The property is much subdivided. Hops are extensively grown. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £340. Patron, the Bishop of W. The church is plain.

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

Bishop's transcripts for Wrecklesham, 1840-1847

Parish registers for Wrecklesham, 1840-1925

Land tax assessments for the parish of Farnham, 1780-1831


Vision of Britain historical maps


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