Place:


Farnham  Surrey

 

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

Farnham.-- market town and par. with ry. sta., W. Surrey, on river Wey, 3 miles SW. of Aldershot and 35 miles SW. of London--par., 10,118 ac., pop. 11,058; town, pop. 4488; 2 Banks, 1 newspaper.Market-day, Thursday; has trade in hops; at N. end of the town is Farnham Castle (12th century), residence of the Bishop of Winchester.

Farnham through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/834

Date accessed: 17th October 2017


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