Place:


Middleton on Sea  Sussex

 

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

MIDDLETON, a parish in Westhampnett district, Sussex; on the coast, 2½ miles E of Bognor r. station. It includes the hamlet of Elmer; and its Post town is Bognor. Acres, 859; of which 213 are submerged every tide. Real property, £665. Pop., 89. Houses, 16. The property is divided among a few. Much land has been removed by encroachment of the sea. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £180. Patron, George H. Roe, Esq. The old church was swept away by the sea; and the present church was built in 1849.

Middleton on Sea through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/8837

Date accessed: 23rd August 2017


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