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a town in S England, in N Surrey on the River Thames. Pop: 10 323 (2001)
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  • South of chertsey to the Wey is rather uninteresting country.

  • It cannot be said that the river looks its best above chertsey.

    The Thames G. E. Mitton
  • chertsey Abbey, which was of great fame, lay between the town and the river.

    The Thames G. E. Mitton
  • Cowley, the poet, lived in chertsey for two years before his death.

    The Thames G. E. Mitton
  • It was not at chertsey, however, that the saintly king was to rest.

    The Wars of the Roses John G. Edgar
  • The Martians appear to be moving slowly towards chertsey or Windsor.

    The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells
  • Then we heard the guns at chertsey, and folks coming from Weybridge.

    The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells
  • The party then crossed a bridge and were soon in the little town of chertsey.

    Ten Boys from Dickens Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • For his orchards, the king took apple, pear, and cherry trees from the orchards and gardens of chertsey Abbey.

  • Between Laleham and chertsey there is some open, rather untidy ground on which gypsies are wont to camp.

    The Thames G. E. Mitton

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