Croham, Surrey

Historical Description

Croham, a hamlet on the east border of Surrey, in the south-eastern vicinity of Croydon. The woods around it are notable for the lily of the valley and for nightingales. Croham-Hurst is the seat of the Kemmis family, and has a post office under Croydon, London, S.

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

Church Records

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Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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