Place:Stoke d'Abernon, Surrey, England

NameStoke d'Abernon
Alt namesStoke d'Abernonsource: WeRelate abbreviation
Stoke-d'Abernonsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.317°N 0.367°W
Located inSurrey, England
See alsoElmbridge Hundred, Surrey, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Epsom Rural, Surrey, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1933
Elmbridge District, Surrey, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Stoke d'Abernon is a village in the Borough of Elmbridge in Surrey, England. It is located on the River Mole, just south of the larger villages of Cobham and Oxshott, and just north of the M25 motorway. The population of the parish was 1,693 in the UK census of 2011.

The suffix "d'Abernon" comes from the surname of a Norman nobleman, Sir Roger D'Aubernoun, who was granted land in Surrey in return for his services to William the Conqueror. At some point after 1086, the de Clare family (previous owners) granted the manor of Stoche to the d'Aubernoun family, who held it until the mid-14th century.[3] Two descendants of Sir Roger, Sir John d'Aubernoun the Elder (died 1277) and his son Sir John the Younger (died 1327) are buried in the village; monumental brasses of them are contained in St Mary's Church, with the one of Sir John the Elder believed to be the oldest in England.

Until the mid-19th century, Stoke d’Abernon lay in the Hundred of Elmbridge, which gave its name to the modern-day borough.

Surrey Research Tips


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 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.

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