Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for West Grinstead

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

West Grinstead

Primary tabs

WEST GRINSTEAD is a parish and village, 6¾ miles south from Horsham, 8½ north from Steyning, 43 from London, in the Western division of the county, rape of Bramber, West Grinstead hundred, union and county court district of Horsham, and diocese and archdeaconry of Chichester, situated on the line of railway between Shoreham and Horsham, and on the turnpike road to Worthing. The river Adur, which is navigable for small vessels, runs through the parish. The church of St. George is an ancient building: it contains monuments to the Powlett, Burrell, and Caryll families, and a few fine old brasses. The register dates from the year 1556. The living is a rectory, tithe rent charge £1,120, with 100 acres of glebe and residence, in the gift of Lord Leconfield, and held by the Rev. Thomas Wall Langshaw, B.A., of St. John's College, Cambridge. The Rev. John Goring, M.A. (lord of the manor), and Sir Percy Burrell, Bart., M.P. are owners of the land. There is a Church of England school, and a Roman Catholic chapel. The population in 1861 was 1,403, and the area is 6,658 acres. [Kelly's Post Office Directory of Essex, Herts, Middlesex, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, 1867.]

topup
topup

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of West Grinstead which are provided by:

topup
topup

Gazetteers

Ask for a calculation of the distance from West Grinstead to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.

topup

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which West Grinstead has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

topup