Folkington  Sussex


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

FOLKINGTON, a parish in Eastbourne district, Sussex; adjacent to the South Coast railway, 1¾ mile WSW of Polegate r. station, and 4¼ SSW of Hailsham. It has a post office under Hurst Green. Acres, 1, 521. Real property, £2, 048. Pop., 154. Houses, 34. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £190.* Patron, Earl Delawarr. The church is small. There are a parochial school and three alms-houses.

Folkington through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th June 2024

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