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Weybridge, Surrey

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Weybridge, Surrey

Weybridge is a town in the Elmbridge district of Surrey in South East England. It is bounded to the north by the River Thames at the mouth of the River Wey, from which it gets its name.
DistrictElmbridge
Post townWEYBRIDGE
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ0864
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01932
Population19,463
 

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

Webrige ~ Webruge

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

Weybridge.-- par. and vil. with ry. sta., Surrey, at the influx of the Wey with the Thames, 3½ miles SE. of Chertsey, 1372 ac., pop. 3027; P.O., T.O., and P.O., T.O., called Weybridge Village, 1 Bank. Weybridge owes its great increase in population to the erection of many fine villas of London merchants. An oil mill gives employment to a number of the inhabitants. There are market and fruit gardens. A palace, built in the par. by Henry VIII., is represented by some gateways and underground passages.

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