Kingswood, Surrey

Historical Description

Kingswood, a township in Ewell parish and a chapelry partly also in Banstead parish, Surrey. The township is a detached part of Ewell, 3 miles from Banstead station on the L.B. & S.C.R, and 3½ N by W of Reigate. It has a post office under Epsom; money order and telegraph office, Wal-ton-on-the-HilL Acreage, 1821; population of the township, 608; of the ecclesiastical district, 1255. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester; gross value, £200. The church is recent, in lieu of an old one, was built by the late Mr Alcock at a cost of £10, 000, and is in the Decorated English style and cruciform, with central embattled tower and spire. There is a Wesleyan chapel. Kingswood Warren is a chief residence.

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

Administration

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

Ancient County Surrey
Civil parish Ewell
Hundred Reigate
Poor Law union Reigate

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


Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictReigate and Banstead
CountySurrey
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtKT20
Post TownTadworth