"EWELL, a parish in the hundreds of Copthorne and Reigate, county Surrey, 1 mile N.E. of Epsom, 5 miles S.E. of Kingston, and 13 S.W. of London. There are two railway stations-that on the London and Brighton line to the S., and that of the London and South-Western to the N.W. of the town. It is situated on the river Hogs Mill, and includes the district of Kingswood."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868), Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]