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Ockham (pronounced /ˈɒkm̨/) is a tiny English village near East Horsley, in Surrey, England. Surrey is a county in the South East of England and is one of the Home Counties. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using Latitude and Longitude The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government Guildford ( IPA /ˈgɪlfəd/ is the County town of Surrey, England, as well as the seat for the borough of Guildford and the Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are one of the four levels of Subdivisions of England used for the purposes of Local government outside Greater London Surrey is a county in the South East of England and is one of the Home Counties. The region, also known as the government office region, is currently the highest tier of local government sub-national entity of England, with only one South East England is one of the nine official Regions of England. Constituent country is a phrase used often by official institutions in contexts in which a country makes up a part of a larger entity or grouping England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland This list of sovereign states, alphabetically arranged gives an overview of States around the world with information on the extent of their Sovereignty. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located UK Postal codes are known as postcodes. UK postcodes are Alphanumeric. The, also known as the Guildford postcode area, is a group of postal districts around Aldershot, Alton, Bagshot, Bordon, Camberley There are a number of law enforcement agencies in the United Kingdom. Surrey Police is the Home Office police force of the county of Surrey in the south of England The force is lead by Temporary Chief Constable The fire service in the United Kingdom operates under separate legislative and administrative arrangements in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and The Surrey Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service for the County of Surrey, England, with 24 fire stations The South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb is the NHS Ambulance Services Trust for south-eastern England, covering Kent (including Medway South East England is a Constituency of the European Parliament. This is a list of the 646 constituencies currently represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, as at the 2005 general election Mole Valley is a Constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. A Gazetteer of place names in the United Kingdom showing each place's County, Unitary authority or council area and its geographical coordinates List of places --> List of cities in the United Kingdom List of towns in England Lists of places This is a list of cities, Towns and Villages in the ceremonial county of Surrey, England. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet, but smaller than a Town or City. East Horsley is a Village in Surrey, England, on the A246 between Leatherhead and Guildford. Surrey is a county in the South East of England and is one of the Home Counties. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland The village lies to the east of the A3 which runs between Cobham and Guildford. The A3, known as the Portsmouth Road for much of its length is a Trunk road in Southern England, connecting London to Portsmouth Cobham is a town in Surrey, England, about south-west of London; and north of Leatherhead. Guildford ( IPA /ˈgɪlfəd/ is the County town of Surrey, England, as well as the seat for the borough of Guildford and the Other neighbouring villages include Ripley, Wisley and Effingham. Ripley is a Village and Parish in Surrey, which grew on the main A3 road from London to Portsmouth. Wisley, England is a small Village in Surrey, between Cobham and Ripley. Effingham is an English Village in the Borough of Guildford in Surrey, bordering Mole Valley.
Ockham appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as Bocheham. The Domesday Book (ˈduːmzdeɪ bʊk also known as Domesday, or Book of Winchester) was the record of the great survey It was held by Richard Fitz Gilbert. Richard FitzGilbert (1030 - 1090 was a Norman lord who participated in the Norman conquest of England in 1066 Its domesday assets were: 1½ hides; 1 church, 2 fisheries worth 10d, 3 ploughs, 2 acres of meadow, woodland worth 60 hogs. The hide was a unit used in assessing land for liability to " Geld " or land tax in Anglo-Saxon England from the 7th to the 11th centuries For the fishing industry and the practice of fishing see Fishing. The plough ( American spelling plow; both plaʊ is a Tool used in Farming for initial cultivation of soil in preparation for sowing seed A meadow is a field vegetated primarily by Grass and other non- Woody plants. Ecologically a woodland is an area covered in trees differentiated from a Forest. Pigs, also called hogs or' swine', are Ungulates which have been domesticated as sources of food leather and similar products since ancient times It rendered £10. 
Most notably, Ockham was the birthplace of William of Ockham, famous philosopher - the proponent of Occam's razor, and, more recently, Ada Lovelace lived at Ockham Park. William of Ockham (also Occam, Hockham, or any of several other spellings ˈɒkəm (c Occam's razor (sometimes spelled Ockham's razor) is a principle attributed to the 14th-century English Logician and Franciscan Friar, Augusta Ada King Countess of Lovelace (10 December 1815 London England &ndash 27 November 1852 Marylebone, London England born Augusta Ada Byron, was the only
Ockham Common, to the north east of the village, is the site of the disused Wisley Airfield, which has a paved 2-km (1. Wisley, England is a small Village in Surrey, between Cobham and Ripley. 25 miles) runway (RWY 10/28). As late as 1972, this field was in service as a satellite fit-out and test centre for Vickers, linked to their main plant at Brooklands, Weybridge, capable of taking aircraft as large as the VC10. Vickers was a famous name in British engineering that existed through many companies from 1828 until 2004 There is also a type of Windscreen known as "Brooklands" or "Brookland screen" The Vickers VC10 is a British Airliner designed and built by Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft Ltd and first flown in 1962.
Although the airfield is disused, the aviation connection remains, being the location of OCK , a VOR navigational beacon which anchors the South West (SW) Arrival Stack for London Heathrow Airport (ICAO: EGLL / IATA: LHR), which along with Biggin Hill, Kent (BIG - SE Arrivals), Bovingdon, Hertfordshire (BNN - NW Arrivals) and Lambourne, Essex (LAM - NE Arrivals) are London's main holds. Biggin Hill is a place and electoral ward in the London Borough of Bromley in London, England. Bovingdon is a large Village in the Chiltern Hills, in Hertfordshire, England, close to the Town of Hemel Hempstead Lambourne is a Civil parish in the Epping Forest district of Essex. In Aviation, holding (or flying a hold) is a maneuver designed to delay an aircraft already in flight while keeping it within a specified airspace
Ockham has a small church, All Saints; a memorial to those who gave their lives in the Great War and World War II; a cricket club; and pubs The Hautboy and The Black Swan (near Ockham Common). World War I (abbreviated WWI; also known as the First World War, the Great War, and the War to End All World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including