Walworth, a metropolitan suburb and parliamentary borough, in Newington parish, Surrey. The suburb lies on the L.C. & D.R., between Southwark and Camberwell, 2½ miles S of St Paul's; was once a hamlet, known at Domesday as Walerode, and is now all compactly edificed. It is in the SE Suburban Postal District. The ecclesiastical parishes are given under London. Population of the parliamentary borough, 59,181.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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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.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Walworth from the following:
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Surrey is available to browse.
Online maps of Walworth 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.