Compiled from articles originally published by Charles Knight / SDUK
[the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge "Penny magazine" 1833-1848]
A 49 page book, supplied as a PDF document on CD-ROM.
Articles describing 40 Market Towns of Surrey, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length.
Battersea, Bermondsey, Blechingley, Brixton, Camberwell, Chertsey, Clapham, Croydon, Dorking, Dulwich, Egham, Epsom, Ewell, Farnham, Gatton, Godalming, Guildford, Haslemere, Kennington, Kingston, Lambeth, Leatherhead, Mortlake, Barnes & Kew, Newington, Norwood, Peckham, Putney, Richmond, Reigate, Rotherhithe, Southwark, Streatham, Tooting, Walton on Thames, Wandsworth, Wimbledon, Merton & Mitcham
Details include historical events, industries, population numbers, markets, churches, schools and a contemporary description of the towns.
Especially an contains interesting in-depth description of Southwark.