Godalming  Surrey


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Godalming like this:

Godalming.-- mun. bor., market town, and par., W. Surrey, on river Wye, 34½ miles SW. of London by rail -- par., 9049 ac., pop. 8640; bor., 90 ac., pop. 2505; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-days, Wednesday and Saturday. The town was first incorporated in 1572, but it is said to be of Saxon origin. Mfrs. of stockings, gloves, flannels, paper, &c., are carried on to a small extent. There are 2 stations -- Godalming Old Station (terminus of London and South-Western Ry.) and Godalming New Station, on direct Portsmouth line.

Godalming through time

Godalming is now part of Waverley district. Click here for graphs and data of how Waverley has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Godalming itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Godalming, in Waverley and Surrey | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th April 2024

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