Rookley  Hampshire


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

ROOKLEY, a tything, conjoint with Week, in Godshill parish, Isle of Wight; near the river Medina, 3¼ miles S by E of Newport. It has a post-office, designated Rookley, Isle of Wight. Pop., 265. The manor belonged anciently to a family of its own name.

Additional information about this locality is available for Arreton

Rookley through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Rookley, in The the Isle of Wight and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th October 2020

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