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Preston, Sussex

Historical Description

Preston, a parish in Sussex, with a station, called Preston Park, on the L.B. & S.C.R. 49 miles from London. The parish is now included within the borough, and forms part of the town of Brighton.

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 parishPreston St. Peter 
Poor Law unionSteyning 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Preston from the following:


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyThe City of Brighton and Hove
RegionSouth East
Postal districtBN1
Post TownBrighton