ALBOURNE is a parish, 3 and a half miles from Hassocks Gate station, 9 from Brighton, 13 from Lewes, and 46 from London, in the Western division of the county; Bramber rape, Tipnoak hundred, Cuckfield union and county court district, diocese of Chichester, and archdeaconry of Lewes. The church of St. Bartholomew was entirely rebuilt, except a portion of the chancel, in 1853; it consists of nave, chancel, and wooden turret with 1 bell. The register dates from 1550. The living is a rectory, yearly value £300 with residence, in the gift of the Rev. John Goring, and held by the Rev. William Smith Dear, M.A., of Wadham College, Oxford. Here is some market gardening. The Rev. J. Goring and W. Borrer Esq., are the principal landowners: the former is lord of the manor. The area is 1,740 acres; the population in 1861 was 341. [Kelly's Post Office Directory of Essex, Herts, Middlesex, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, 1867.]
The census piece nos for Albourne are:
- 1841: HO107/1098
- 1851: HO107/1642
- 1861: RG9/583
- 1871: RG10/1064
- 1881: RG11/1066
- 1891: RG12/794
- 1901: RG13/912
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- Article on Albourne in the Victoria County History (material on Manors and other estates, Economic history, Local government, Church, Nonconformity, Education, Charity for the poor
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