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Farnham Royal, Buckinghamshire

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Farnham Royal, Buckinghamshire

Farnham Royal is a village and civil parish within the South Bucks district of Buckinghamshire, England. It is located in the south of the county, around 22 miles west of Charing Cross, Central London. The village name 'Farnham' is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'homestead where ferns grow'. In the Domesday Book of 1086 the village was recorded as Ferneham.
DistrictSouth Bucks
Post townSLOUGH
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSU9683
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01753
Population5,427
 

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

Fernham ~ Fernham Roiall

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

Farnham Royal, par., township, and vil., Bucks, 4 miles N. of Windsor--par., 3103 ac., pop. 1576; township, 1663 ac., pop. 1 042; P.O.

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