Little Bookham, Surrey

Historical Description

Bookham, Little, a parish and village in Surrey, 3 miles SW of Leatherhead, and about½ a mile from Bookham station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Great Bookham, under Leatherhead. Acreage of the parish, 929; population of the civil parish, 234; of the ecclesiastical, 176. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, about £175 with residence. The church is Norman.

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
Hundred Effingham
Poor Law union Epsom

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


Church Records

The register dates from the year 1601.

Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Surrey History Centre, have images of the Parish Registers for Surrey online.


Churches

Church of England

All Saints, Manor House Lane (parish church)

The church of All Saints is an ancient edifice of stone and rubble in the Norman style, with a wooden turret containing one bell: in 1901 the church was enlarged by the addition of an organ chamber on the north side of the chancel: there are 130 sittings.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Little Bookham from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Surrey is available to browse.


Maps

Online maps of Little Bookham are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Surrey papers online:


Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Surrey, 1662-1668 is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictMole Valley
CountySurrey
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtKT23
Post TownLeatherhead