It comprised the parishes of:
From a date before the Tudor period until its end it was connected with Copthorne Hundred, and so was sometimes styled and treated as the Half-hundred of Effingham. It contained the smallest amount of land in Surrey, at 47 to 50 hides.
In minor civil dispute settlement, in 1628 the borough of Kingston received a grant of jurisdiction within the "hundred of Copthorne and Effingham" in compensation for their loss of the privilege of court leet in Richmond and Petersham and this grant was confirmed by Charles I to in 1638, and as the last vestige of the hundred's influence held good until late 19th century reforms.
- Surrey hundreds
- E.W. Brayley (1841). A topographical history of Surrey. Tilt and Bogue. pp. 337–338. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
- H.E. Malden (editor) (1911). "The hundred of Effingham: Introduction and map". A History of the County of Surrey: Volume 3. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 6 January 2014.