Edburton, a parish in Sussex, at the foot of the South Downs, 5 miles E of Steyning, and about 1½ mile from The Dyke station on the L.B. & S.C.R. It includes the hamlet of Fulking. Post town, Beeding (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Henfield. Acreage, 2647; population, 359. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester; value, £240 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop of Canterbury. The church, of the Early English period, has a carved pulpit of the time of James I., and a circular leaden Xorman font. It was restored in 1878.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Edburton St. Andrew|
|Poor Law union||Steyning|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Edburton from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Edburton (St. Andrew))
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- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
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