West Surrey Family History Society

Research Aids

A range of location lists, document finding aids, maps and other aids to research in Surrey, London and Middlesex.

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A Guide to Surrey Genealogy And Records

A list of the basic records of the county and indexes to them that may exist. Manuscript and typescript works are also listed. Revised 2nd edition (1997). 44 pages....

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A Guide to Surrey Parish Documents

The records include registers, churchwardens accounts, vestry minutes, overseers of the poor, etc. Compiled by Cliff Webb 36 pages....

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Monumental Inscriptions of Surrey: A List of Copies

This lists all known copies of Surrey MIs and the places where they may be found. The survey will, hopefully, not only prove useful in itself, but encourage us to complete the recording of our remaining uncopied inscriptions, before they succumb to the English climate and atmosphere. Compiled by Tim Wilcock. 2nd edition (1991). 24 pages....

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Surrey Directories and Their Locations

Listing those directories up to 1950 and where copies are known to be held. 2nd edition (1994). 32 pages....

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Surrey Parishes Before 1837. (reprinted 2010)

A3-size map (folded to A5) showing the parish boundaries and the contiguous parishes outside Surrey. In addition to the parishes being shown on the map, there is also an alphabetical list of the parishes and Grid Reference. The parishes in the counties bounding Surrey are also listed Map....

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Books and Articles About London & Middlesex Places, including Metropolitan Surrey (Revised and expanded).

3rd edition 2006, compiled by Cliff Webb.who writes in the introduction: It is already extremely difficult for a researcher to know what has been written about his subject and area.Nobody can know from the title that "The Best of All Possible Worlds" describes a childhood in Streatham. Where I have been able to identify them, I have given in square brackets a brief description of some of the books...

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Genealogical Gazetteer of Mid-Victorian London

A companion volume to the *Genealogical Research in Late Victorian London* (ref. WSY-RA6), listing streets, and indicating which Victorian parish they were located in. This makes it possible to search in parish registers in a more structured manner, if a street address is known. Revised edition (2005). 46 pages....

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Streets, Parishes and Wards of the City of London

Complementing RA8 by providing a guide to the streets, courts and alleyways which comprised the City of London in the Victorian era....

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Genealogical Research in Victorian London

by Cliff Webb (8th edition 2007.) Shows how to reduce the cost of searching for Victorian London ancestors, with a list of parishes and registers for the London area outside the City, created before 1870, and with A2 map of parish boundaries c.1870. The latest edition, as well as showing the latest register deposits, has an appendix making it easier to locate churches in smaller districts and also...

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Guide to Genealogical Research in Late Victorian and Edwardian London

Revised 5th edition, November 2004) d This is a supplement to RA6, listing parishes founded in the 1870-1903 period. It also covers a wider area than RA6, extending to the whole of the old LCC district, and listing those outer parishes in the same way as RA6 does for the inner ones. It also has a map of parish boundaries for 1903.This new edition also includes a new appendix designed to help one l...

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A Guide To London And Middlesex Genealogy And Records

((6th edition, March 2007), by Cliff Webb. This new edition has been expanded to include references to websites and URLs as well as the sources included in the previous editions of the Guide. With 12 more pages than the last edition published in 2005, we are pleased to be able to offer it at the same price as the 5th edition. 68 pages. A5....

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Guide to Middlesex Parish Documents

Including Poor Law Records, by Cliff Webb This revised 6th edition , November 2009, incorporates The Parochial Poor Law Records of Middlesex as preserved in local libraries and record offices compiled and published by Cliff Webb in 1986. The records listed include registers, churchwardens accounts, vestry minutes....

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Middlesex Directories - A Finding List

A guide to the location of those directories that are known to have survived. 2nd edition (1998). 28 pages....

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Pre-1837 Parish Boundaries in Suburban London

This A3-size map (folded to A5) compliments the county parish maps produced by the Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies, Canterbury. The main use is in planning a search pattern if an ancestor does not turn up in the expected parish. 3rd edition (1996). Map....

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A guide to London and Middlesex Manorial Records

(2nd edition September 2006) compiled by Cliff Webb. Completely revised and updated, this edition runs to another 20 pages of information. 36 pages, A5...

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London, Middlesex And Surrey Workhouse Records - A Guide To Their Nature And Location

Listing the Unions of the various Boards of Guardians with the dates of formation. The known surviving records are listed with closure periods for each area. Maps showing the coverage of the Unions are included (1992). 20 pages. London, Middlesex & Surrey....

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A Guide to Surrey Schools & Their Records. Nov 2011.

Compiled by Cliff Webb, who writes in the introduction: ‘The records of schools can be useful supplements and substitutes to others for the pursuit of genealogical research, and have considerable value for family history purposes in their own right. This is an attempt to list all educational establishments within the area covered by the ancient county of Surrey, excluding the old London County C...

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