Place:Easebourne Hundred, Sussex, England

NameEasebourne Hundred
Located inSussex, England
Also located inWest Sussex, England     (1865 - )
See alsoChichester Rape, Sussex, Englandrape in which it was located

Easebourne Hundred was located in the northeastern quarter of Chichester Rape. Its parishes varied greatly in area, but the one with the greatest population was Midhurst.

The hundred was made up of the following parishes:
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North and South Ambersham was a long narrow strip, 8 miles from north to south with an average width of ½ mile or less, constituting which was a detached portion of the parish of Steep in Hampshire and formed part of that county until the 19th century, when the Ambershams were united to Fernhurst (North) and Selham (South). (Source: British History Online)

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The map is based on a map of the Rape of Chichester', in A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 4, the Rape of Chichester, ed. L F Salzman (London, 1953), p. xx. British History Online.