Frimley, Surrey Genealogy

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Parish History

FRIMLEY, a chapelry, in the parish of Ash, union of Farnham, First division of the hundred of Godley, W. division of Surrey, 4 miles (S. W. by S.) from Bagshot; containing 1535 inhabitants. The chapelry comprises 6015 acres, of which 884 are meadow and pasture, 731 arable, 1700 wood and plantations, and 2700 waste land. The village is situated on the road to Southampton by Farnham; and the Basingstoke canal, and the London and South-Western railway, pass near it. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £70; patron, the Rector of Ash. The present chapel, a neat building with a small tower, was built in 1825. Near Blackwater are a Baptist meeting-house, and a national school.

From: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel A. Lewis (1848), pp. 263-266. URL: Date accessed: 18 November 2010.


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