Ewhurst, Surrey

Historical Description

Ewhurst, a parish in Surrey, at the edge of the Weald, 3 miles from Cranley station on the L.B. & S.C.R., and 8 SW of Dorking. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Guildford. Acreage, 5419; population, 1021. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £285 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church stands high, and was almost wholly rebuilt in 1839. There are national schools.

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


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

Ancient County Surrey
Ecclesiastical parish Ewhurst St. Peter and St. Paul
Hundred Blackheath
Poor Law union Hambledon

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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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.

RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU6
Post TownCranleigh