Horsleydown, a parish in Surrey. The parish forms part of the metropolis, lies on the Thames below London Bridge, near London Bridge railway station, and is in the-SE Metropolitan postal district. It was separated from St Olave in 1732, and it bears the name of Horsleydown St John. Acreage, 69; population, 9812. The Church of St John was one of fifty new churches built about 1732, and it has the remarkable feature of a spire surmounted by an Ionic column. See also LONDON.
Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Surrey History Centre, have images of the Parish Registers for Surrey online.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Surrey is available to browse.
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Surrey papers online:
The Visitation of Surrey, 1662-1668 is available on the Heraldry page.