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Shalford, Surrey

Historical Description

Shalford, a village and a parish in Surrey. The village stands on the Tillingbourne, a tributary of the river Wey, with a station on the S.E.R., 41 miles from London, and 1 mile S of Guildford. It is a neat place, and has a brewery, a tannery, two flour-mills, a public hall, and a post, money order, and telegraph office under Guildford. Acreage of parish, 2605; population, 1896. There is a parish council consisting of nine members. The manors of Shalford Brad-ston and Shalford Clifford belong to the Earl of Onslow, and other manors are Shalford Rectory, Shalford Heath, Braboeuf, and Tangley. Shalford House and much of the property belong to the Godwin-Austen family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £170 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church was rebuilt in 1846, and is a stone building in the Early English style. There is a small Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishShalford 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

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Land and Property

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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 districtGU4
Post TownGuildford