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Stoke next Guildford, Surrey

Historical Description

Stoke-next-Guildford, a parish in Surrey, on the river Wey, adjacent on the N to Gnildford town and station on the L. & S.W.R., and partly within Guildford borough. It has a post and money order office under Guildford; telegraph office Guildford. Acreage, 2329; population of the civil parish, 9925; of the ecclesiastical, 9913. The manor belonged to the Crown from the time of the Confessor till that of John, was then given to the see of London, reverted to the Crown in the first year of Elizabeth, passed afterwards to various persons, and belongs now to the Onslows. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £540 with residence. The church has been repaired and enlarged. A chapel of ease to the mother church was erected in 1868. St Saviour's iron chapel was erected in 1876. There is a widows' almshouse hospital.

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 parishStoke-Next-Guildford St. John the Evangelist 
Poor Law unionGuildford 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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