Thornton Heath, Surrey

Historical Description

Thornton Heath, a village and an ecclesiastical parish in the NE of Surrey, with a station on the L.B. & S.C.R., 9 miles from London, and 1½ mile N of Croydon. The village is included in the borough of Croydon, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office. Population of the ecclesiastical parish, 8244.

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

Church Records, 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.


Online maps of Thornton Heath 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.

CountyGreater London
Postal districtCR7
Post TownThornton Heath