In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Up Marden like this:
MARDEN-UP, or UPMARDEN, a parish in Westbourne district, Sussex; 7 miles SW of Midhurst r. station. It includes the tything of West Marden; which has a postoffice under Emsworth. Acres, 2,928. Real property, £2,060. Pop., 366. Houses, 66. The manor is one of the four Meredens mentioned in Domesday book; has always been united with Compton manor; and belongs now to Admiral Sir Phipps Hornby. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Compton, in the diocese of Chichester. The church is ancient.
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 Up Marden has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Chichester. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Up Marden and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Up Marden, in Chichester and Sussex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 11th December 2013
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