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Farnham

(fär`nəm), town (1991 pop. 35,492), Surrey, SE England, on the Wey River. It is a market town but is no longer the important grain and wool center it was in the 17th and early 18th cent. Farnham also has engineering and timber industries. A castle, the residence of the bishops of Winchester from 1160 to 1926, houses the Overseas Service College. The castle was built in the late 17th cent. on the site of a Norman castle that was destroyed in 1648. Aldershot, site of a military camp, is nearby. William CobbettCobbett, William
, 1763?–1835, British journalist and reformer. The son of a farm laborer, he ran away from home at 14 and later joined the British army. He resigned in order to expose abuses in the military forces, but, unable to prove his accusations, he fled to France
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, the reformer, was born in Farnham.
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