Place:


Brockham  Surrey

 

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

BROCKHAM, or Brockham Green, a village and a chapelry in Betchworth parish, Surrey. The village stands on the river Mole, 1½ mile SW of Betchworth r. station, and 2 E of Dorking; and has a post office, of the name of Brockham Green, under Reigate. The chapelry was constituted in 1848. Pop., 761. Houses, 147. The property is all in one estate. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £100.* Patron, Col. Goulburn. The church is a neat edifice in the Norman style, with a spire; and there are a Baptist chapel and a girls' orphanage. See Betchworth.

Brockham through time

Brockham is now part of Mole Valley district. Click here for graphs and data of how Mole Valley has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Brockham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22841

Date accessed: 29th March 2017


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