Chertsey  Surrey


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Chertsey like this:

Chertsey, market town and par. with ry sta., W. Surrey, on right bank of river Thames, 22 miles SW. of London, 10,777 ac. (184 water), pop. 9215; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Wednesday; has trade in malt, flour, tiles, and bricks, and in agricultural produce for the London markets. An important sheep. fair is held in May.

Chertsey through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 14th July 2024

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