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Wrecklesham, Surrey

Historical Description

Wrecklesham, an ecclesiastical district in Farnham parish, Surrey, 1½ mile WSW of Famham station on the L. & S.W.R. It was constituted in 1840, and it has a post office under Farnham; money order and telegraph office, Farnham; population, 1456. Hops are extensively grown. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester; net value, £250 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church was rebuilt in 1877, and is an edifice of stone in the Early English style. There are a working men's club and institute and four almshouses.

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 parishFarnham 

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.

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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