The Parish Chest


St Mary the Virgin - History

St Mary the Virgin - Interior

The Church and Clergy, 1750-1780. By Mary A Hewett

Vicars of Frensham

Records - The original records of baptisms, marriages and burials are kept at the Surrey History Centre. They cover, baptisms 1650-1906, marriages 1649-1971 and Burials 1649-1919. Note that there there are no burial entries between 1705 and 1712.

Notable Frensham Residents:

Captain Gilbert Pigé-Leschallas

Elizabeth 'Betty' May Gaymer 1920-2008 - A village life

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We will remember them


Some Monumental Inscriptions inside St Mary's Church

Vital data from Gravestones. This pdf file shows vital data transcribed from about one third of the gravestones in the Churchyard. Great care has been taken to provide an accurate transcription but many stones are quite worn! Please contact us if you have any queries.

There is some family history information on the Aldred, Bonner, Remnant, West and Woodger families on

John Roque's map of Surrey 1768


Some old pictures of Frensham by Francis Frith

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