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Walton on the Hill, Surrey

Historical Description

Walton-on-the Hill, a parish in Surrey, 3 miles from Epsom Downs station on the L.B. & S.C.R., and 4 NW of Reigate. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Epsom. Acreage, 2608; population, 694. Walton Place is alleged to have been a residence of Anne of Cleves after her separation from Henry VIII. Traces of Roman buildings have been found on Walton Heath. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £300 with residence. The church is partly Norman but chiefly modern.

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 parishWalton-On-The-Hill St. Peter 
Poor Law unionReigate 

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 Walton on the Hill 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.

DistrictReigate and Banstead
RegionSouth East
Postal districtKT20
Post TownTadworth