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Easebourne is a half mile north of Midhurst. It is a village and civil parish in the Chichester District of West Sussex, England. The River Rother separates Easebourne from Midhurst.
Easebourne parish church of St Mary is at least 13th century in its origin and stands alongside a fine old priory. Amongst other things there is a pub, a general stores, a filling station with shop and 2 schools. Cowdray Park is to the east of Easebourne, there is a golf course, and it is home to Cowdray Polo club.
Cowdray house and ruins is also in Easebourne parish, not, as often presumed, in Midhurst.
Part of the hamlet of South Ambersham is also within Easebourne parish. The A286 & A272 pass through the village. Easebourne is pronounced as " ezborn "

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EASEBOURNE - United Kingdom
Lat-Long - 50.99 [50º59'] | -0.73 [0º43']
postcode GU29
phonecode 01730
Easebourne Parish Council
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St. Mary - A272, Easebourne, GU29 0AH
Revd Derek Welsman, Easebourne Priory
01730 812655
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Vintage photos of Easebourne
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The White Horse
Easebourne Street
01730 813521
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Roll of Honour
War Memorial
St. Mary's graveyard
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Helen Joseph
Born in Easebourne she died a heroine in South Africa 1992
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Howard Dudley
In 1835, at the age of 15, a pupil of Midhurst Grammar School who lived in Easebourne, not only wrote, but printed and sold books about the area in which he more
15 April 2010
Easebourne memories of the Girl Guides
It is 100 years since the Girl Guide movement was founded & 80 year old Joy Mitchell from Easebourne has more memories than most.

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- 30 October 2011
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- 10 Dec.2008
Tina Litchfield
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Tina Litchfield launched her new book at Easebourne Priory summer fair - June 2011
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Tina Litchfield
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This ideal gift is available at Easebourne Village Stores, by phoning the author on 01730 816542, or by email Price is £10 - £2 of which goes to St Mary's Church.


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Audrey Clarke
Budgenor Lodge
Bus timetables
Chris Peka [1] [2]
Conifers School
Cottage Hospital, old
Cowdray yellow paintwork
Cricket Club
FC - Midhurst and Easebourne
Fire Service
Health Centre, Dodsley Lane
Helen Joseph
History of Easebourne
Howard Dudley
Kay Hills
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Mass & Scratch Dials at Easebourne church
Newsletters, Parish Council 2005 - 2012
Noticeboard Easebourne
Old Photographs & Postcards
Parish Council
Photographs of Easebourne
Post Office & Stores
Post Office directory 1851
Post Office directory 1867
Post Office directory 1911
Primary School
Queen Elizabeth Oak
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United Magazine
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White Horse pub
Miscellaneous articles: -
Rescue from car in Benbow Pond Oct.2015 
Loft fire, Hollist Lane Aug 2012 
Easebourne Primary school to move Aug 2012 
Egmont Road, fire Aug 2012 
Body found in River Rother Nov.2011 
Easebourne flats blaze Oct.2011 
Two hour rescue at Rother College Oct.2011 
Nelson Mandela honours Easebourne ladyMay 2010 
Closed register office fearsMay 2010 
Motorcyclist seriously injured Apr.2010 
Tom Sawyer, Cowdray gamekeeperJuly 2009 
Fire, Easebourne StreetDec. 08 
Easebourne woman fought ApartheidAug 08 
Billie Piper weddingDec. 07 
Billie Piper to marry in EasebourneDec. 07 
Church fire fails to halt servicesDec 2006 
Easebourne children escape bus crashOct. 2005 

Accident & incident reports
SUSSEX POLICE report - Aug.2014
Easebourne Cannabis Factory - 4 released.
History of Priory published 1973

Audrey Clarke, Australia - researching
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William Hopkins Bankruptcy 1884 - Farmer & Lime Merchant - London Gazette, 12 Sept.1884
Great Todham Farm, Easebourne
Easebourne Tithe Apportionment transcription
Rent-Charge in lieu of Tithes, 2nd July 1847
Easebourne Rent Charge transcription, c.1841
Cowdray MSS 1892 - Easebourne Reference Book - Apportionment of Rent-Charge

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Easebourne from the air
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population & dates:-
1831 - 904
1841 - 891
1851 - Union workhouse had over 200 inmates
1861 - population 859
1891 - 1,391
1901 - 1,398 see below
2001 - 1,717 - 708 households
In 1901, total 1,398 in the civil parish, including 90 staff & inmates in Midhurst Workhouse,
1,481 in the ecclesiastical parish.
Easebourne Village Institute (Easebourne Club)
closed 2009 Easebourne St, Easebourne
Primary School, [was Easebourne Street].
2013 - now at Wheelbarrow Castle, Easebourne
Easebourne Primary school to move - 30 Aug.2012
Old Primary school
Cowdray plans new houses on old school site
- 13 July 2017

Easebourne explorers are back!

   Re-opened, and seeking new members aged 14-17.
   Contact: Richard Paterson, 07875 414740
   Easebourne Scout Hut, 8:30pm every Wednesday
   eMail received 22 Nov.2015
   Richard Paterson, Cerberus ESU Leader

1st Easebourne Beavers, Cubs, Scouts
Contact David Hutchings 01730 812823
or Maureen Day 01730 816163
Scout Hut opposite Easebourne Priory.
Easebourne Guides
Phillipa Denman 01730 812203
Easebourne Brownies
Julia Wain 01730 815155
Easebourne Rainbows
Conifers School, Egmont Road.
Alison Davis 01730 816642

Midhurst and Easebourne Toddler Group
Meeting on Thursday morning from 10.15am - 11.45am
Midhurst Methodist Church Hall in North St., Midhurst.
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stores Ild Post Office & Stores 6 Easebourne Street - - Post office closed 01730 817259
Polo Club Cowdray Park Cowdray Estate Office, Easebourne GU29 0AQ 01730 812423
sports Midhurst Sports Association The Pavillion, Cowdray Ruins, Easebourne 01730 816658
Football Club Midhurst & Easebourne FC Rotherfield, Dodsley Lane, Easebourne 01730 816557
fuel & stores Gillhams Service Station Easebourne Lane, Easebourne 01730 813802
fuel & stores Backshalls Dodsley Lane, Easebourne [CLOSED Oct 2011] 01730 815519
B & B Loves Farmhouse off Easebourne Street, Easebourne 01730 813212

Michael Chevis, Photographer, West Street, Midhurst, West Sussex


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