Eastergate, Sussex

Historical Description

Eastergate, a parish in Sussex, with a station, called Barnham Junction, on the L.B. & S.C.R., 63 miles from London, and 5 E of Chichester. It has a post and money order office under Chichester; telegraph office, Barnham Junction railway station. Acreage, 918; population, 174. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester; net value, £183 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Chichester. The church, dedicated to St George, was restored in 1883.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Sussex
Ecclesiastical parish Eastergate St. George
Hundred Avisford
Poor Law union West Hampnett

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