Tilford, Surrey

Historical Description

Tilford, an ecclesiastical parish, consisting of part of Farnham civil parish and the ancient ville of Waverley, Surrey. It is a ward of Farnham rural parish, and stands on the river Wey, 2½ miles SE of Farnham station on the L. & S.W.R. It has a post and money order office under Farnham; telegraph office, Frensham. Population, 636. Green Hills and Tilford House are the chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £275 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church was built in 1868.

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
Civil parish Farnham
Hundred Farnham

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Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU10
Post TownFarnham