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Long Ditton, Surrey

Historical Description

Ditton, Long, a village and a parish in Surrey. The village is about a mile from Surbiton station on the L. & S.W.R., And adjoins Thames Ditton on the river Thames. The parish includes the hamlet of Tolworth, and the Lambeth Waterworks are partly in the parish. There is a post, money order, and telegraph office under Kingston-on-Thames. Acreage, 2102; population of the civil parish, 2953; of the ecclesiastical, 1974. The Church of St Mary, erected in 1880, is in the Gothic style. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester; value, £280. There are a parish room, Methodist chapel, mission hall, and workmen's club.

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 parishLong Ditton St. Mary 
Poor Law unionKingston 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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RegionSouth East
Postal districtKT6
Post TownSurbiton