The Oaks, Surrey

Historical Description

Oaks, The, a former seat of the Earl of Derby, on Banstead Downs, 4½ miles E by N of Epsom. It was built on the site of an inn by the Hunters' Club; was The place where General Burgoyne wrote his " Maid of the Oaks," and gives name to the Epsom races on the Friday in " Derby week."

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.