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Frimley, Surrey

Historical Description

Frimley, a village, a chapelry, and a township in Surrey. The village stands on the river Blackwater, under the Chobham ridges, 4 miles SW by S of Bagshot, and has a station on the L. & S.W.R., 33 miles from London. It presents a somewhat picturesque appearance, has a bridge over the Blackwater, and a post, money order, and telegraph office under Farnborough. Acreage of the civil parish, 7674; population, 5295; of the ecclesiastical, 2291. The chapelry includes the village and about one-half of the township. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; value, £270 with residence. Patron, the Rector of Ash. The church is modern, and there are a Baptist chapel and a national school. The township includes also York Town chapelry, and is in the parish of Ash.

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 
Civil parishAsh 
Poor Law unionFarnham 

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.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Frimley 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.

DistrictSurrey Heath
RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU16
Post TownCamberley