Church of St Mary

Worplesdon, Surrey

St Mary WorplesdonWorplesden parish is just to the north of Guildford and includes Worplesdon, Fairlands and Wood Street Village. There are two churches in the parish; St Mary Worplesdon, and St Alban Wood Street Village only dating back to 1925 and the present building dates back to 1967.

Parish registers of this age are quite challenging to read, often in Latin and the surname spelling found varies between Rafel, Refel and Reffell, sometimes even for the same person. For consistency, all the following are listed here as Reffell.

Those known to have been baptised here:

Henry Reffell, baptism date: 1/3/1572

Alice Reffell, baptism date: 25/3/1576

Ellen Reffell, baptism date: 5/10/1578