Place:Tadworth, Surrey, England

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NameTadworth
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.283°N 0.233°W
Located inSurrey, England
See alsoReigate Hundred, Surrey, Englandancient county division in which it was part located
Copthorne Hundred, Surrey, Englandancient county division in which it was part located
Reigate Rural, Surrey, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1933
Banstead, Surrey, Englandurban district in which it was located 1933-1974
Reigate and Banstead District, Surrey, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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Tadworth is a large suburban village in Surrey in the south-east of the Epsom Downs, part of the North Downs. It forms part of the Borough of Reigate and Banstead. At the 2001 census Tadworth had a population of 9,522.

Tadworth was a village in Banstead Urban District and prior to that in Reigate Rural District. It is south of the main part of the Banstead, west of Kingswood and north of Walton on the Hill, very close to Epsom Downs Race Course.

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Government

Administrative boundaries of the county of Surrey (Surrey History Centre. The centre has a website with a number of useful indexes--titheholders in various parishes, deaths at the county gaol, etc.)

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The website GENUKI provides a very comprehensive list of reference sources for the County of Surrey. It includes:

  • Archives and Libraries
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History

  • The Victoria History of the County of Surrey is a series of three volumes available online through British History Online. The volumes were written over the past hundred or so years by a number of authors and cover various sections of Surrey. A list of the volumes and what each contains can be found under the source Victoria History of the County of Surrey. Both volumes 3 and 4 contain areas which are part of Greater London and parts of modern Surrey.
  • Victoria County History chapter on Banstead (including some references to Tadworth)
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