Rumboldswyke  Sussex


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Rumboldswyke like this:

RUMBOLDSWYKE, a parish in Westhampnett district, Sussex; on the South Coast railway, partly within the S E side of Chichester city. Post-town, Chichester. Acres, 645. Real property, £3, 245. Pop. in 1851, 318; in 1861, 582. Houses, 126. Pop. of thecity portionin 1861, 167. Hornet hamlet is in the parish; and anumber of houses were built, prior to 1861, on ground purchased by a Freehold Land Society. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £234. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Chichester. The church has been lately enlarged and restored.

Rumboldswyke through time

Rumboldswyke is now part of Chichester district. Click here for graphs and data of how Chichester has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Rumboldswyke itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Rumboldswyke, in Chichester and Sussex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th January 2022

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