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


Ancient County Sussex
Hundred Rotherbridge
Poor Law union Sutton

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Egdean (St. Bartholomew) from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848


Online maps of Egdean are available from a number of sites:

Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
Google Streetview.
National Library of Scotland. (Old maps) (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy). (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)