In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Broomhill like this:
BROOMHILL, a parish in the district of Rye and counties of Kent and Sussex; on the coast, near the Ashford and Hastings railway, 4 miles E by S of Rye. Post Town, Rye. Acres, 3,580; of which 755 are water. Pop., 102. Houses, 22. It is a member of the cinque port of New Romney; and has no church.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Broomhill has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Rother. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Broomhill and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Broomhill, in Rother and Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 19th May 2013
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