Farncombe, Surrey

Historical Description

Farncombe, a tithing and a chapelry in Godalming parish, Surrey. The tithing lies 1 mile NNE of Godalming station on the L, & S.W.R., and has a post, money order, and telegraph office (T.S.O.) under Godalming. The chapelry was constituted in 1849. Population, 2922. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £96 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church is modern, and was enlarged in 1874. There are Wesleyan and Unitarian chapels.

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

Church Records

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU7
Post TownGodalming