Capel  Surrey


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

CAPEL, a parish and a subdistrict in Dorking district, Surrey. The parish lies 5 miles NW by N of Faygate r. station, and 6 S of Dorking; and has a post office under Dorking. Acres, 5,522. Real property, £4,566. Pop., 1,074. Houses, 201. The property is divided among a few. Part of the surface is moorish. ...

The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester-Value, £84.* Patron, Charles Webb, Esq. The church is good. The vicarage of Cold Harbour is a separate benefice. There are a Quakers' meeting house, a national school, and charities £15.-The subdistrict contains five parishes. Pop., 4,094.

Capel through time

Capel 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 Capel itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 31st October 2020

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