An 1868 Gazetteer description of the following places in Ewell


The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868



"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." (There is more of this description).

"KINGSWOOD, a liberty in the parish of Ewell, first division of the hundred of Reigate, county Surrey, 6 miles S.E. of Epsom, its post town, and 33 N.W. of Reigate. It is a separate ecclesiastical district, comprising parts of the parishes of Ewell and Banstead.

The living is a perpetual curacy* in the diocese of Winchester, value £100. The church, dedicated to St. Andrew, is a cruciform structure with a square embattled tower containing six bells. The church has been recently erected, at an outlay of £6,000, defrayed by Thomas Alcock, Esq., who is also the founder and supporter of the National schools."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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