East Marden  Sussex


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

MARDEN (EAST), a parish in Westbourne district, Sussex; 6 miles SW of Midhurst r. station. Post town, Petersfield. Acres, 968. Real property, £664. Pop., 63. Houses, 12. The property is divided among a few. The manor is one of four Meredens mentioned in Domesday book; was given, after the Conquest, to Rodger, Earl Montgomery; was annexed, in the time of Henry I., to the prebend of East Marden, then founded in Chichester cathedral; and belongs now to W. ...

L. Woods, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £162. Patron, the Bishop of Chichester. The church is early English, and was recently repaired. There is a parochial school.

East Marden through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th October 2021

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