Staplefield  Sussex


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

STAPLEFIELD-COMMON, a chapelry in Cuckfield parish, Sussex; 4¼ miles NW of Haywards-Heath r. station. It was constituted in 1848; and it has a post-office under Crawley. Pop., 798. Houses, 129. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £70.* Patron, the Vicar of Cuckfield. The church was built in 1847. There are an Independent chapel and a national school.

Additional information about this locality is available for Cuckfield

Staplefield through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd June 2024

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