Walton on the Hill, Surrey
Walton-on-the Hill, a parish in Surrey, 3 miles from Epsom Downs station on the L.B. & S.C.R., and 4 NW of Reigate. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Epsom. Acreage, 2608; population, 694. Walton Place is alleged to have been a residence of Anne of Cleves after her separation from Henry VIII. Traces of Roman buildings have been found on Walton Heath. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £300 with residence. The church is partly Norman but chiefly modern.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Walton-On-The-Hill St. Peter|
|Poor Law union||Reigate|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Surrey History Centre, have images of the Parish Registers for Surrey online.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Walton on the Hill from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Walton-On-The-Hill (St. Peter))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Surrey is available to browse.
Online maps of Walton on the Hill are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Surrey papers online:
The Visitation of Surrey, 1662-1668 is available on the Heraldry page.