Fetcham, Surrey

Historical Description

Fetcham, a parish in Surrey, adjacent to the river Mole, and 1½ mile W by S of Leatherhead stations on the L.B. & S.C.R. and the S.W.R. It has a post office under Leather-head; money order and telegraph office, Leatherhead. Acreage, 1839; population of the civil parish, 526; of the ecclesiastical, 519. Fetcham Park is the seat of the Hankey family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, o£302 with residence. The church contains much Roman tile in its walls, has Norman and Transition Norman portions, and is in good condition. There are three alms-houses and a reading-room.

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
Hundred Copthorne and Effingham
Poor Law union Epsom

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Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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DistrictMole Valley
RegionSouth East
Postal districtKT22
Post TownLeatherhead