Alfold Surrey & Sussex Family History Guide

Alfold is an Ancient Parish partly in Surrey and partly in Sussex.

Alternative names: Aldfold, Awfold

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Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Hascombe
  • Albury
  • Loxwood
  • Cranleigh
  • Dunsfold
  • Kirdford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ALFOLD, Aldfold, or Awfold, a parish in the district of Hambledon, and counties of Surrey and Sussex; on the Wey and Arundel canal, 6½ miles SE of Witley r. station, and 8 SSE of Godalming. It has a post office under Horsham. Acres, 2,883. Real property, £1,970. Pop., 535. Houses, 96. Much of the surface is wood land; and little yields any grain but oats. Several French refugees from the massacre on St. Bartholomew's day settled here, and erected a glass manufactory. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £205. Patron, the Rev. L. W. Elliott. The church is Norman.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

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England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992

Bishop's transcripts for Alfold, 1692-1866

Churchwardens and overseers records, 1630-1806, 1822

Land tax assessments for the parish of Alfold, 1780-1821

Parish registers for Alfold, 1658-1876

Parish registers for Alfold, 1874-1901

Parish registers for Wisborough-Green, 1560-1901

Vestry books, 1831-1848

Parish register printouts of Alfold, Surrey, England ; christenings, 1800-1866

Churchwardens and overseers records, 1630-1806, 1822

Local authority and poor rate books, 1885-1900

Poor rates, 1799-1835

Census returns for Alfold, 1841-1891

Administration

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