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An 1868 Gazetteer description of the following places in Abinger



"ABINGER, a parish in the first division of the hundred of Wotton, in the county of Surrey, 4 miles S.W. of Dorking, and 3 from Gumshall railway station. It is situated at the foot of Leith Hill, on a branch of the river Wey.

The living is a rectory,* value £453, in the diocese of Winchester, and in the patronage of W. J. Evelyn, Esq. The church, dedicated to St. James, is in the early English style of architecture. The manor belongs to the Scarlett family of Abinger Hall, who take the title of baron from this parish. It is a place of meeting for the Surrey Union hounds."


[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003] These pages are intended for personal use only, so please respect the conditions of use.