Place:


Fernhurst  Sussex

 

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

FARNHURST, or Fernhurst, a parish in Midhurst district, Sussex; 3½ miles S by W of Haslemere r. station, and 4½ N by E of Midhurst. It has a post office under Liphook. Acres, 4, 757. Real property, £2, 230. Pop., 769. Houses, 116. The property is divided among a few. The scenery, in the S, is wild and various; and a very fine view is obtained at Henley hill. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester. Valne, £111.* Patron, the Earl of Egmont. The church is early English and good; and has a shingle spire.

Fernhurst through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/8366

Date accessed: 28th June 2017


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