Place:Horsell, Surrey, England


Alt namesHorshillsource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates51.317°N 0.567°W
Located inSurrey, England
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Horsell, Surrey, is an ancient village centred north west of the town of Woking, is bounded by Chobham, Woodham, Woking town centre and Goldsworth Park the latter three also part of the Borough of Woking. It is the home of the McLaren Formula 1 (F1) headquarters, McLaren Park and has a close association with the classic science fiction novel The War of the Worlds, written by H. G. Wells. Horsell's raised site was used by the author as the landing site of the first Martian transport vessel in War of the Worlds.

In November 2012, the population of Horsell was approximately 9,384, is policed by Surrey Police and the village's interests are harboured by the Horsell Resident's Association. According to official UK Crime Statistics, as of November 2012, the village of Horsell was graded with a 'Low' Crime Rate and on the most recent neighbourhood crime league table comparing Horsell with neighbouring villages within a radius, Horsell ranked 4th out of 16 areas in terms of the lowest crimes committed and lowest crime rate

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