Place:Holmwood, Surrey, England

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NameHolmwood
TypeCivil parish
Located inSurrey, England
See alsoDorking Rural (parish), Surrey, Englandcivil parish from which Holmwood parish was carved in 1933
Dorking and Horley Rural, Surrey, Englandrural district in which it was located 1933-1974
Mole Valley (district), Surrey, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

Holmwood was created a civil parish in 1933 from the southern part of the former parish of Dorking Rural which itself was, for the most part, south of the town of Dorking. (The northern part of Dorking Rural Parish was renamed Milton at the same time.) The area of Dorking Rural Parish contained the two settlements of North Holmwood and South Holmwood. North Holmwood became a village in Milton Parish and is now contiguous with Dorking, while South Holmwood became the most built-up part of Holmwood. Another hamlet, Mid Holmwood, was also located in Holmwood Parish.

At the time the two parishes were created, the original Rural District of Dorking was abolished and replaced by the wider Rural District of Dorking and Horley. Since 1974 the whole area is contained in the Mole Valley District of Surrey.

NOTE: Settlements in italics have been redirected to their respective parishes.

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