Farnhurst

FARNHURST, a parish, in the union of Midhurst, hundred of Easebourne, rape of Chichester, W. division of Sussex, 5 miles (N. by E.) from Midhurst; containing 762 inhabitants. The road from London to Chichester, viâ Haslemere, runs through the village, where large quantities of charcoal were formerly made by government; the concern is now in the hands of a private individual, who has also some chemical-works. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage and impropriation of the Earl of Egmont; net income, £111. The church is in the early English style.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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