Tongham, Surrey

Historical Description

Tongham, an ecclesiastical parish in Seale parish, Surrey, with a station on the L. &.S.W.R., 37 miles from London, and 1½ mile SE of Aldershot. It was constituted in 1865, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Farnham. Population, 1044. Poyle Park is the chief residence. Badshot Lea is a large and growing hamlet in the parish. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £300 with residence. There are a mission church and a Primitive Methodist chapel at Badshot Lea.

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

Administration

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

Ancient County Surrey
Civil parish Seal
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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Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictGuildford
CountySurrey
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtGU10
Post TownFarnham