"BURSTOW, a parish in the second division of the hundred of Reigate, in the county of Surrey, 8 miles to the S.E. of Reigate. Crawley is its post town. It lies near the border of Sussex, and the London and Brighton railway."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868), Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]