Brixton, Surrey

Historical Description

Brixton, one of the metropolitan suburbs and a precinct of Lambeth, about 3½ miles S of Blackfriars Bridge, on the L.C. & D.R. and S.W.R. The houses are of a superior description, and surrounded by trees and shrubs. At Brixton Hill are situated the female convict prison and the St Anne's Society Asylum.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Surrey
Civil parish Lambeth
Hundred Brixton
Poor Law union Lambeth

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Brixton from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictLambeth
CountyGreater London
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Postal districtSW9
Post TownLondon