Surrey Family History

These links and resources will help you find your ancestors in Surrey from the 1500s onwards. Including family history, genealogy and local history.


Surrey History Centre

Births, Marriages & Deaths

England BMDs
Surrey Marriages 1540-1841
Surrey Parish Records

Burials & Cemeteries

Kingston Burial Records
Surbiton Burials
Surrey Cemetery Photos
Surrey Cemetery Records

Census Records

1939 Register
UK Census 1841-1911

Criminals and Convicts

Criminal Ancestor Records
Deaths in Surrey County Gaol 1798-1878
Richmond Poor Law Union Applications
Surrey Quarter Sessions 1780-1820

Electoral Registers

Electoral Registers 1832-1932


RootsChat Surrey


Visitation of Surrey 1662-1668

Historical Directories

Surrey Historical Directories

Local History

Bygone Surrey
Exploring Surrey’s Past
Surrey Archaeological Society
The Weald


Map of Surrey 1874
Old Surrey Maps
Surrey Parish Map 1837

Migration & Passenger Lists

Migration and Immigration

Military Records

British Military Records
Surrey Regiment/s
Surrey Military Indexes
Surrey Military Tribunals 1915-1918
Surrey Musters 1544-1599
Surrey Recruitment Registers 1908-1933
Surrey Roll of Honour
Surrey WWI Memorials
Surrey WWII Memorials

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Collection 1710-1953
Surrey Newspaper Archives


iannounce UK Obituaries


Surrey Police Roll of Honour
High Sheriffs of Surrey
Lost Pubs of Surrey

Parish Records

Surrey Parish Records

Photos and Postcards

Merton Memories

Poor Law Records

Croydon Workhouse Records
Guildford Workhouse Records
Kingston Workhouse Records

School Records

Ewell Boys School – Admissions Register 1892-1929
School Admission Registers 1870-1914

Societies and Groups

East Surrey FHS
West Surrey FHS


Surrey – Most Common Surnames
Top Surrey Surnames 1881

Wills and Probate

Surrey Peculiars Probate Index 1660-1751
Surrey Plus Wills Index