Seale, Surrey

Historical Description

Seale, a village and a parish in Surrey. The village stands under a long chalk ridge, 1½ mile SSE of Tongham station on the L. & S.W.R., and 4 miles E by N of Farnham, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Farnham. The parish contains also the hamlet of Tongham, and comprises 2994 acres; population of the civil parish, 1029; of the ecclesiastical, 533. There is a parish council consisting of nine members. Hampton Lodge, Seale Lodge, and Broad Oak are chief residences. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £280 with residence. Patron, the Archdeacon of Surrey. The church was mostly rebuilt in 1861 and restored in 1873.

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


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Ancient County Surrey
Hundred Farnham

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RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU10
Post TownFarnham