House Clearance in Epsom
Few little facts about Epsom
Epsom is a town in the borough of Epsom and Ewell in Surrey.The name of Epsom derives from Ebba's ham. Ebba was a Saxon landowner.Epsom appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as Evesham. It was held by Chertsey Abbey.
Historically, Epsom was known as a spa town, although there is little to see nowadays apart from a water pump. There were entertainments at the Assembly Rooms (built c. 1690 and now a pub). A housing estate has now been built upon the wells.Epsom was visited by Samuel Pepys in 1663 when the town was famous for its wells.
Epsom salts are named after the town. Epsom salt was originally prepared by boiling down mineral waters at Epsom.
The Epsom Derby, the second leg of the English Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing is run each June on nearby Epsom Downs Racecourse.
Alex Kingston, actress, ER attended Rosebery was born here in 1963
Julia Ormond, actress born in Epsom in 1965.