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Bishopsgate, Surrey

Historical Description

Bishopsgate, a hamlet on the N border of Surrey, adjacent to the Great Park of Windsor, near Virginia Water. It lies amid charming scenery, and was the place where the poet Shelley wrote his " Alaster."

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records, in association with Surrey History Centre, have images of the Parish Registers for Surrey online.

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Surrey is available to browse.


Online maps of Bishopsgate are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Surrey papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Surrey, 1662-1668 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionSouth East
Postal districtTW20
Post TownEgham