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Dunsfold, Surrey

Historical Description

Dunsfold, a parish in Surrey, near the Surrey and Sussex Canal, 4 miles ESE of Witley station on the L. & S.W.R., and 5½ SSE of Godalming. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Godalming. Acreage, 4039; population of the civil parish, 58G; of the ecclesiastical, 618. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; value, £350 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is Early Decorated English, with some interesting features, and in good condition. It is interesting to Roman Catholics as it is reputed to be specially favoured by the presence of the Blessed Virgin. The vicarage of Grafham is a separate benefice.

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 CountySurrey 
Ecclesiastical parishDunsfold St. Mary 
Poor Law unionHambledon 

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

Church Records, in association with Surrey History Centre, have images of the Parish Registers for Surrey online.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Dunsfold 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 districtGU8
Post TownGodalming