Egdean, Sussex

Historical Description

Egdean, a parish in Sussex, near the river Pother, 1 ½ mile from Fittleworth station on the L.B. & S.C.R., and 1½ SE of Petworth. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Petworth. Acreage, 739 : population, 75. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester; net value, £74. The church is very good.

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


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Ancient County Sussex
Ecclesiastical parish Egdean St. Bartholomew
Hundred Rotherbridge
Poor Law union Sutton

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