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Claygate or Cleygate, Surrey

Historical Description

Claygate or Cleygate, a manor-chapelry in Thames Ditton parish, Surrey, with a station on the L. & N.W.R., 15 miles from London, and 4½ SSW of Kingston. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Esher. Population, 1061. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £200 with residence. The church is. modern, and has been enlarged.

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 
Civil parishThames Ditton 
Poor Law unionKingston 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

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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.