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What is a 'Bisley' family? I have cast the net (so to speak) quite wide. Bisley church was used not just by those inhabitants of Bisley parish, but also by inhabitants of the nearby areas of Woking parish such as Goldsworth/St John's, Knaphill, Brookwood and Sheets Heath, and also West End, Chobham.  St John's church was built in 1840 and Holy Trinity West End in 1842, but Knaphill had to wait until 1907 for their Holy Trinity church and Brookwood until 1909 for St Saviours.  People in West End would also use Chobham church, whilst those in Sheets Heath and Brookwood would also use Pirbright and those in Knaphill, Horsell church and later St Johns.

Most of the long-established families in Bisley were/are connected by marriage.

The link below will open in a new window.  It opens to a public family tree hosted on the Ancestry family history website. You will need to subscribe to Ancestry to view this (Ancestry often provides a promotional free access for the duration of bank holiday weekends).

Bisley Families Ancestry page

The 'tree' contains a number of unconnected branches, so explore the various ways of navigating. The best way to find a specific person is to use the 'Find Person' feature in the top-right corner of the screen.  Check the 'list of all people' to see if they or a close relative are included; then type their name in the search box to navigate to that part of the branch/tree.

If you don't have an Ancestry account, you can use the link below to a .gedcom file which can be downloaded and imported into any family tree software.

Bisley Families gedcom file