Albourne, a parish in Sussex, 3½ miles W of Hassock's Gate station on the L.B. & S.C.R., and 8 SW of Cuckfield. It has a post office under Hassocks (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Hurstpierpoint. Acreage, 1763; population, 305. Alboume Place is said to have been built by Archbishop Juxon, who attended Charles I. on the scaffold; and was the residence of the eccentric Sir R. Fagge. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester; net value, £235. The church is good, and contains a brass.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Albourne St. Bartholomew|
|Poor Law union||Cuckfield|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Albourne from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Albourne (St. Bartholomew))
Online maps of Albourne are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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