In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Roffey like this:
ROUGHEY, a hamlet in Horsham parish, Sussex; 3 miles N E of Horsham. R. Place, now a farm-house, occupies the site of the residence of Lord Hoo, whichpassed to the Duke of Norfolk. There is a small ironchurch.
Additional information about this locality is available for Horsham
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 Roffey has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Horsham. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Roffey and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Roffey, in Horsham and Sussex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 07th March 2015
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