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Waldron, Sussex

Historical Description

Waldron, a parish in Sussex, 6 miles ESE of Uckfield station on the L.B. & S.C.R. It contains Cross-in-Hand, which has an inn and two fairs. It has a post and money order office under Waldron Street and Cross-in-Hand; telegraph office, Waldron and Cross-in-Hand. Acreage, 6243; population, 1431. There is a parish council consisting of ten members. The manors belong to the Earl of Chichester and the Huth family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester; net value, £325 with residence. Patron, Exeter College, Oxford. The church is an ancient edifice of stone in the Early English and Decorated styles, and has been restored. There are Wesleyan and Baptist chapels, and a chapel of ease at Cross-in-Hand.

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 parishWaldron All Saints 
Poor Law unionUckfield 

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CountyEast Sussex
RegionSouth East
Postal districtTN21
Post TownHeathfield