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Barnham, Sussex

Historical Description

Barnham, a parish in Sussex, on the L.B. & S.C.R., 63 miles from London, 4½ SW of Arundel, and 1½ mile W of Yapton. Bognor is the post town; money order office, Yapton; telegraph office, Barnham station. Acreage, 841; population, 230. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Cliichester; gross value, £80. Patron, the Bishop of Clii-chester. The church is very good.

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


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

Ancient CountySussex 
Ecclesiastical parishBarnham St. Mary 
Poor Law unionWest Hampnett 

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CountyWest Sussex
RegionSouth East
Postal districtPO22
Post TownBognor Regis