"FETCHAM, a parish in the second division of the hundred of Copthorne, county Surrey, 1 mile S.W. of Leatherhead, its post town, and 6 N. of Dorking. The river Mole forms the N.E. boundary of the parish, and there is a small lake supplied by springs, which, after giving power to a flourmill, forms a tributary of that stream. The land is chiefly arable, with a small proportion of woodland."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868), Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]