Walton on the Hill, Surrey

Historical Description

Walton-on-the Hill, a parish in Surrey, 3 miles from Epsom Downs station on the L.B. & S.C.R., and 4 NW of Reigate. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Epsom. Acreage, 2608; population, 694. Walton Place is alleged to have been a residence of Anne of Cleves after her separation from Henry VIII. Traces of Roman buildings have been found on Walton Heath. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £300 with residence. The church is partly Norman but chiefly modern.

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

Administration

Ancient County Surrey
Hundred Copthorne
Poor Law union Reigate

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Walton-On-The-Hill (St. Peter) from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848


Maps

Online maps of Walton on the Hill are available from a number of sites:

Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
Google Streetview.
National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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