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Chertsey, Surrey

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Chertsey, Surrey

Chertsey is a town in the Runnymede borough of Surrey, England on the River Thames and a tributary river, the River Bourne, in the Greater London Urban Area, bordered by junction 11 of the M25 London orbital motorway, the town of Addlestone and by villages and hamlets. Chertsey is centred 29 kilometres southwest of London, close to the M3 and within the M25.
DistrictRunnymede
Post townCHERTSEY
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ0466
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01932
Population15,967
 

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

Cerotus ~ Certesi

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

Chertsey, market town and par. with ry sta., W. Surrey, on right bank of river Thames, 22 miles SW. of London, 10,777 ac. (184 water), pop. 9215; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Wednesday; has trade in malt, flour, tiles, and bricks, and in agricultural produce for the London markets. An important sheep. fair is held in May.

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