Sutton (Woking), Surrey

Historical Description

Sutton, a tithing in Woking parish, Surrey, on the river Wey, 4½ miles NNE of Guildford, and 3 miles from Woking station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post office under Gnildford. Sntton Place was a quadrangular mansion built in the time of Henry VIII. by Sir R. Weston; was visited by Queen Elizabeth; suffered from fire immediately after her visit; underwent removal of ite entrance-gateway side towards the end of the 18th century; includes an ancient Roman Catholic chapel, and belongs now to the Salvins.

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

Church Records

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