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Place name County Entry Source Camomile Hill Surrey Camomile Hill , eminence, Egham par., W. Surrey; so called owing to the abundance of the herb. Bartholomew Egham Surrey Egham , par. and vil. with ry. sta., W. Surrey, on right bank of river Thames, 1½ mile W. of Staines Bartholomew EGHAM Surrey EGHAM , a village and a parish in the district of Windsor and county of Surrey; and a sub-district, all in the same Imperial Englefield Green Surrey eccl. dist. and vil., Egham par., W. Surrey -- dist., pop. 7389; vil., 3 m. W. of Staines; P.O., T. O. Bartholomew ENGLEFIELD GREEN Surrey Egham parish, Surrey; near the boundary with Berks, the river Thames, and the London and Reading railway, 3¼ miles Imperial FROGMORE Berkshire Egham, ½ a mile E of Windsor. The mansion was built by Wyatt; was the residence of Queen Charlotte, the Princess Imperial Lyne Grove Surrey Lyne Grove , seat, 3 miles S. of Egham, Surrey. Bartholomew Magna Charta Island Surrey Magna Charta Island , in river Thames, Egham par., Surrey, near Runney Mead. Bartholomew New Egham Surrey New Egham , vil., Egham par., Surrey, in W. vicinity of Stames; P.O. Bartholomew Portnall Park Surrey Portnall Park , seat, 4 miles SW. of Egham sta., Surrey. Bartholomew Runney Mead Surrey Egham and 2 miles W. of Staines; here, or on Magna Charta Island adjacent, King John signed the great charter Bartholomew RUNNYMEAD, or Runnymede RUNNYMEAD , or Runnymede. See Egham. Imperial Sunningdale Berkshire Chobham, Egham, and Windlesham pars., Surrey - dist., pop. 1113; vil., 7¾ miles SW. of Staines by rail; P.O., T.O. Bartholomew SUNNINGDALE Berkshire
Egham, and Sunninghill parishes, Berks, and partly in Chobham and Windlesham parishes, Surrey; on the Staines and Reading railway, 8 miles Imperial Virginia Water Surrey Egham par., Surrey, 2½ miles NW. of Chertsey and 23 SW. of London, pop. 1101. Virginia Water, lake, 1½ mile Bartholomew VIRGINIA-WATER Surrey Egham parish, Surrey; on the London, Wokingham, and Reading railway, 4 miles WSW of Staines. It was constituted in 1839; and it has a post Imperial WINDSOR Berkshire Egham parishes. Pop., 13,621. Houses, 2,276.The district includes also Egham sub-district, and comprises 22,407 acres Imperial
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