Newark Priory or Newark Abbey, Surrey

Historical Description

Newark Priory or Newark Abbey, a quondam Augustinian canonry in Send parish, Surrey, on the river Wey, 2 miles S of Woking. It was founded in the time of Richard I. by Ruald de Calva and his wife, was called in the earliest charters Newsted and de Novo Loco, had at the dissolution an annual revenue of £259, was given then to the Brownes, belongs now to Earl Lovelace, and is represented by a crushed ivy-clad mass of ruins faintly showing the Early English character.

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

Church Records

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


Land and Property

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