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An 1868 Gazetteer description of the following places in Godalming

 

GODALMING

"GODALMING, a parish, municipal borough, market and post town in the first division of the hundred of Godalming, county Surrey, 4 miles S.W. of Guildford, 17 in the same direction from Dorking, and 34 from London by the South-Western railway, which has a station here. It is situated on the river Wey, and the London and Portsmouth turnpike road passes through the town. The parish includes the tythings of Binscomb, Catteshall, Deanshold, Upper and Lower Eashing, Ferncombe, Labourn, and several small places." (There is more of this description).

"BINSCOMB, a tything in the parish and hundred of Godalming, in the county of Surrey, near Godalming."

"CATSHALL, a tything in the parish and hundred of Godalming, in the county of Surrey, 1 mile from Godalming.

"DEANSHOLD, a tything in the parish of Godalming, in the county of Surrey, near Godalming. It is situated in the valley of the Wey, which is here navigable."

"EASHING, (High and Low), tythings in the parish of Godalming, county Surrey, 1 mile W. of Godalming. This is supposed to be the Aescing mentioned in the will of King Alfred. The river Wey passes through the place. Eashing House is the principal residence.

"FARNCOMB, a tything and ecclesiastical district, in the parish and hundred of Godalming, county Surrey, 1 mile N.E. of Godalming, its post town and nearest railway station on the London and South-Western line.

The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Winchester, value £120, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is a modern edifice, dedicated to St. John the Evangelist. The Wesleyans have a chapel, and there is a National school. In the neighbourhood are some good residences."

"HURTMORE, a tything in the parish of Godalming, county Surrey, 2 miles from Godalming, and 4 S.W. of Guildford."

"LABOURNE, a tything in the parish and hundred of Godalming, county Surrey, 1 mile from the town of Godalming, and 4 S.W. of Guildford. It is situated in a hollow near the river Wye and the South-Western railway."

"SHACKLEFORD, a tything in the parish of Godalming, first division of Godalming hundred, county Surrey, 2 miles N.W. of Godalming."

"TUESLEY, a tything in the parish and hundred of Godalming, county Surrey, 1 mile S.W. of Godalming."

[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.