Thorpe, Surrey

Historical Description

Thorpe, a parish, with a village, in Surrey, 1 mile from Virginia Water station on the L. & S.W.R., and If NW of Chertsey. It has a post office under Chertsey; money order and telegraph office, Virginia Water. Acreage, 1563; population, 549. Thorpe Lea, Thorpe House, Thorpe Place, and Eastly End are chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £230 with residence. The church is of the 14th century.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Surrey
Ecclesiastical parish Thorpe St. Mary
Hundred Godley
Poor Law union Windsor

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Thorpe from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Surrey, 1662-1668 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionSouth East
Postal districtTW20
Post TownEgham