Findon  Sussex


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

FINDON, a village and a parish in Thakeham district, Sussex. The village stands near Cissbury Hill, 4 miles NNW of Worthing r. station, and 4 WSW of Steyning; is a pleasant place, with fine environs; and has a post office under Worthing, and a fair on Holy Thursday. The parish comprises 4, 336 acres. ...

Real property, £4, 481. Pop., 655. Houses, 128. The property is subdivided. Findon Place belonged formerly to the Westwoods, and passed to the Richardsons. The parish is a resort of sportsmen. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £500.* Patron, Magdalen College, Oxford. The church has early English portions; contains two stone seats, with intermediate door; and is good. There is a national school.

Findon through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 06th May 2021

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