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Farnham, Surrey

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Farnham, Surrey

DistrictWaverley
Post townFarnham
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridSU8446
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01252
Population38,000
 

Other names by which Farnham, Surrey has been known in the past

Feornham ~ Ffarnum ~ Ffernum ~ Ferneham

Farnham, Surrey in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

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.

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