Stopham, a parish in Sussex, on the river Arun, 1 mile W of Pulborough station on the L.B. & S.C.R. It has a post office under Petworth; money order and telegraph office, Pulborough. Acreage, 864; population, 151. Stopham Bridge, over the Arun, is a seven-arched structure of 1309. Stopham House is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester; net value, £95 with residence. The church is partly Norman, partly Decorated English, and contains effigies and memorials of the Barttelot family.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Stopham St. Mary|
|Poor Law union||Thakeham|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Stopham from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Stopham (St. Mary))
Online maps of Stopham are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
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- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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