What is surrey?

  • (noun): A county in southeastern England on the Thames.
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Surrey /ˈsʌri/ is a county in the South East of England, and one of the home counties. The county borders Greater London, Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Hampshire, and Berkshire, and its historic county town is Guildford. Surrey County Council sits extraterritorially at Kingston upon Thames, as Kingston has been part of Greater London since 1965. The London boroughs of Lambeth, Wandsworth and Southwark were considered part of Surrey until 1889; and Croydon, Kingston, Merton, Sutton, Barnes and Richmond - all now reclassified as Greater London - were formerly part of Surrey until 1965.

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Surrey, British Columbia - Affiliated Cities and Municipalities
... Surrey has two sister cities Country City Province Date Japan Kōtō Tokyo 1989 People's Republic of China Zhuhai Guangdong 1989 Surrey also has two ...
Headley, Surrey - Location
... Neighbouring areas of Surrey Leatherhead Ashtead Burgh Heath Mickleham Walton-on-the-Hill Headley Dorking Box Hill Buckland ...
Richard Clinton
... Kent, he made his first-class debut for Essex against Surrey in 2001 ... He moved to Surrey in 2004 to replace Jonathan Batty as opening batsman ... His father Grahame had a significant first-class career with Kent and Surrey, while his cousin Paul has played a handful of first-class games for Oxford UCCE ...
Tom Hayward - Career
... Hayward himself made his debut for Surrey in 1893 and quickly established himself as an important part of the side, being capped in 1894 and receiving the ... In 1899 he and Bobby Abel put on 448 for Surrey's fourth wicket against Yorkshire ... This remains the highest partnership for any wicket for Surrey ...
William Lambert (cricketer)
... William Lambert (1779 at Burstow, Surrey – 19 April 1851 at Nutfield, Surrey) was an English professional cricketer in the first two decades of the 19th century ... Playing mainly for Surrey from 1801, but also for MCC and some other county teams, Lambert was a right-hand batsman and an underarm slow bowler ...

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  • (noun): A light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; has two or four seats.

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