Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for HOOK

HOOK, a hamlet and a chapelry in Kingston-uponThames parish, Surrey. The hamlet lies 2 miles S of Kingston r. station; is an ancient place; and was formerly called La Hoke. Acres, 663. Real property, £1, 037. Pop., 248. Houses, 56.—The chapelry was constituted in 1839; and its post town is Kingston, London SW. Pop., 370. Houses, 75. The chief landowners are the Earl of Lovelace and Thomas Cardus, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £80. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church was built in 1838; and a national school was built in 1859.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a hamlet and a chapelry"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Surrey AncC
Place: Hook

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