Stopham  Sussex


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

STOPHAM, a parish in Thakeham district, Sussex; on the river Arun, 1 mile W of Pulborough r. station. Post town, Petworth. Acres, 876. Real property, £1,197. Pop., 130. Houses, 19. The manor, with S. House, belongs to G. Bartelot, Esq. S. Bridge, over the Arun, is a seven-arched structure of 1309. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £150.* Patron, G. Bartelot, Esq. The church is partly Norman, partly decorated English. There is a parochial school.

Stopham through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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