Place:


Farncombe  Surrey

 

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

FARNCOMB, a tything and a chapelry in Godalming parish, Surrey. The tything lies on the Guildford and New Portsmouth railway, 1 mile NNE of Godalming; and has a post office under Godalming. The chapelry was constituted in 1849. Rated property, £2, 886. Pop., 2, 084. Houses, 445. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £300.* Patron, -the Bishop of Winchester. The church is modern; and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

Farncombe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/23543

Date accessed: 24th August 2017


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