Cocking  Sussex


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

COCKING, a parish in Midhurst district, Sussex; 2½ miles S. of Midhurst r. station, and 5½ ESE of Peterfield. Post town, Midhurst. Acres, 2, 602. Real property, £2, 135. Pop., 430. Houses, 92. The property is divided among a few. The surface is hilly. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £320. Patron, the Bishop of Oxford. The church is early English, and good.

Cocking through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th September 2021

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