Place:


Waverley  Surrey

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Waverley like this:

WAVERLEY, an extra-parochial ville in Farnham district, Surrey; 2 miles SE of Farnham. Acres, 525. Real property, £943. Pop., 52. Houses, 11. W. Abbey is the seat of S. Nicholson, Esq. A Cistertian abbey, the earliest in England, was founded here, by Bishop Giffard, in 1128; went, at the dissolution, to the Fitzwilliams; and has left some ruins in the park.

Waverley through time

Click here for graphs and data of how Waverley has changed over two centuries. For statistics for historical units named after Waverley go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Waverley in Surrey | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/17286

Date accessed: 24th October 2017


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