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Esher and Molesey

Esher and Molesey (ēˈshər, mōlˈzē) [key], town (1991 pop. 46,688), Surrey, SE England. It is largely a residential suburb of London with some light engineering. Wolsey's Tower (a gatehouse), is in the district; it is the remnant of Esher Place, which was founded by William Waynflete and occupied by Cardinal Thomas Wolsey.

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