Place:Thursley, Surrey, England

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NameThursley
Alt namesBowlhead Greensource: hamlet in parish
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates51.149°N 0.707°W
Located inSurrey, England
See alsoGodalming Hundred, Surrey, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Hambledon Rural, Surrey, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Waverley District, Surrey, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog


the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Thursley is a village and civil parish in the Waverley District of Surrey, west of the A3 road between Milford and Hindhead. An associated hamlet is Bowlhead Green. To the east is Brook (Witley). In the south of the parish rises the Greensand Ridge, in this section reaching its escarpment near Punch Bowl Farm and the Devil's Punch Bowl, Hindhead.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Thursley.

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