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Ockham, Surrey

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Ockham, Surrey

Ockham is a small village near East Horsley, in Surrey, England. The village lies to the east of the A3 between Cobham and Guildford. Other neighbouring villages include Ripley, Wisley and Effingham. Ockham appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as Bocheham. It was held by Richard Fitz Gilbert. Its domesday assets were: 1½ hides, 1 church, 2 fisheries worth 10d, 3 ploughs, 2 acres of meadow, woodland worth 60 hogs. It rendered £10.
DistrictGuildford
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ0756
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Population384
 

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

Bocheham

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

Ockham. par. and vil. (ry. sta. Horsley and Ockham), Surrey, 4 miles SE. of Woking, 2376 ac. (42 water), pop. 549; gives the title of viscount to the Earl of Lovelace.

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