Place:


Stoke Next Guildford  Surrey

 

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

STOKE-NEXT-GUILDFORD, a parish in Guildford district, Surrey; on the river Wey, adjacent on when to Guildford town and r. station, and partly within Guildford borough. Acres, 2,314. Real property, £14,347; of which £570 are in gasworks. Pop. in 1851, 2,507; in 1861, 3,797, -of whom 286 were in Guildford workhouse. ...


Houses, 709. The erection of numerous houses was the reason of the increase of pop.; and the erection of many more was in progress at the taking of the census. The manor belonged to the Crown from the time of the Confessor till that of John; was then given to the see of London; reverted to the Crown in the first year of Elizabeth; passed afterwards to various persons; and belongs now to the Onslows. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £597.* Patron, Rev. S. Paynter. The church has been repaired and enlarged. A chapel of ease to the mother church was erected in 1868. There are a widows' almshouse-hospital with £113 a year, and other charities £36.

Stoke Next Guildford through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/21099

Date accessed: 25th April 2024


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