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Burton or Bodexton, Sussex

Historical Description

Burton or Bodexton, a parish in Sussex, on the river Rother and the Arundel Canal, 1 mile from Petworth station on the L.B. & S.C.R. Post town, Petworth, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 810; population of the civil parish, 57; of the ecclesiastical, 141. Burton Park is the seat of the Biddulphs. The living is a rectory, united with the perpetual curacy of Coates, in the diocese of Chichester; net value, £120.

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


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Ancient CountySussex 
Poor Law unionSutton 

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