Blindley Heath, Surrey

Historical Description

Blindley-Heath, a chapelry in Godstone parish, Surrey, 1¼ mile from Godstone station on the S.E.R., and 5¾ N by W of East Grinstead. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Redhill. Population, 1051. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester; value, £170. Patron, the Vicar of Godstone.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1842.

Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Surrey History Centre, have images of the Parish Registers for Surrey online.


Churches

Church of England

St. John the Evangelist (parish church)

The church of St. John the Evangelist is a modern building of stone, in the Early English style, and has a tower with spire containing one bell: the church was enlarged and restored in 1886, and has 300 sittings.


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Surrey is available to browse.


Maps

Online maps of Blindley Heath are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Surrey papers online:


Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Surrey, 1662-1668 is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictTandridge
CountySurrey
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtRH7
Post TownLingfield