Peasemarsh, a village and a parish in Sussex. The village stands 3 miles NW of Rye station on the S.E.R. It has a post office under Rye; money order and telegraph office, Beckley. Acreage of the civil parish, 3793; population, 809; of the ecclesiastical, 795. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. Peasemarsh Place is the chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester; net value, £240 with residence. Patron, Sydney-Sussex College, Cambridge. The church stands in a well-wooded park about a mile from the village, is Norman and Early English, and has been restored. There is a Wesleyan chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Peasmarsh St. Peter and St. Paul|
|Poor Law union||Rye|
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Peasemarsh from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Peasmarsh (St. Peter and St. Paul))
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