Surrey Goals:  1: Research and Records   2: Archives and Libraries   3: Vital and Census Records   4: Church and Cemetery Records   5: Probate, Land and Court   6: Maps and Gazetteers   7: Newspapers   8: Websites   9: Search Records   10: Get Help        SEARCH


Explore research in Surrey.

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Goal 1: Learn about Surrey research and records.


A. Get started with research for your Surrey ancestors.

  1. Learn about finding your ancestors in Surrey.
    FS Wiki: Surrey England Genealogy
  2. Explore the Dusty Docs site for Surrey research.

Goal 2: Learn about Surrey archives and libraries.


A. Learn about Surrey archives and libraries.

  1. Explore the archives and libraries link on the GenUKI Surrey site.
  2. Search the Surrey County Coucil archives for a variety of records.
  3. Search for free online books on Surrey research on the FamilySearch site.


Goal 3: Learn about Surrey civil registration, BMD, and census records.


A. Explore Surrey civil registration.

  1. Browse the Surrey registration districts on the Gen UKI site.
  2. Search the FreeBMD UK site for BMD records.

B. Explore Surrey census records.

  1. Learn about Surrey Census Surname Indexes in FamilySearch.
    FS Wiki: Census Surname Indexes


Goal 4: Learn about Surrey church and cemetery records.


A. Learn about Surrey church records.

  1. Get an overview of Surrey church records in this article.
    FS—Surrey Church Records
  2. Learn about and search Surrey parish registers.
    FS: Surrey Parish Registers
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  4. Use this parish page to explore parish records in Surrey.

B. Explore Surrey cemetery records.

  1. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  2. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.

Goal 5: Learn about Surrey probate and land records.


A. Learn about Surrey probate and land records.

  1. Learn about Surrey probate records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Surrey Probate Records
  2. Explore deeds by surname on the FamilyDeeds site.


Goal 6: Learn about Surrey maps and gazetteers.


A. Explore Surrey maps and gazetteers.

  1. Learn about Surrey maps in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Surrey Maps
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Surrey maps.
  3. Explore the maps link on the GenUKI Surrey site.
  4. Explore the online Gazetteer on the GenUKI site.

Goal 7: Learn about Surrey newspapers.


A. Explore Surrey newspapers.

  1. Search Surrey newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.

Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Surrey research.

  1. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
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Goal 9: Search records from Surrey.


A. Explore record collections.

  1. Use the England Record Selection Table to decide on records to search.
    FS—England Record Selection Table
  2. Explore the FamilySearch page for online genealogy records.
  3. Explore collections on the Findmypast site.
  4. Explore additional record collections in Ancestry.

Goal 10: Get help with your Surrey research.


A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Surrey research.

  1. Join the RootsChat forum and post questions about Surrey research.
  2. Search the RootsWeb site for Surrey research mailing lists.
  3. Explore the Surrey research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.

C. Learn about Surrey genealogy societies.

  1. Learn about genealogy societies in Surrey in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Surrey Societies
  2. Explore genealogy societies on the GenUKI Surrey site.
  3. Explore English genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.