Waverley, Surrey Family History Guide

Waverley is an extra-parochial place.

Alternative names: Waverleyville

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Adjacent Parishes

  • Farnham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WAVERLEY, an extra-parochial ville in Farnham district, Surrey; 2 miles SE of Farnham. Acres, 525. Real property, £943. Pop., 52. Houses, 11. W. Abbey is the seat of S. Nicholson, Esq. A Cistertian abbey, the earliest in England, was founded here, by Bishop Giffard, in 1128; went, at the dissolution, to the Fitzwilliams; and has left some ruins in the park.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

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County: Surrey
Civil Registration District: Farnham
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Diocese: Not Applicable
Rural Deanery: Not Applicable
Poor Law Union: Farnham
Hundred: Farnham
Province: Canterbury