We have a fine collection of maps
ranging from the late 16th century. They include county, parish,
town, estate and Ordnance Survey maps. The West Sussex tithe maps
and apportionments are available in digital form.
Tithe maps now available on CD
The tithe maps were digitised in 2007 by Icam Archive Systems as
part of a project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, West Sussex
Archives Society and The Golden Trust.
The information contained in the apportionments, which recorded
the owners and occupiers of land, were transcribed by nearly 100
volunteers who took part in the project.
You can view the map images, and the apportionment data, on a
computer terminal in the Record Office Searchroom and at libraries across the
You can also purchase the tithe maps on CD. See this page for more
Find out more
‘Mini-Guide to Sources No 16: Maps of West Sussex’ by Caroline
Adams, Martin Hayes, Timothy J McCann, Susan Millard
and Morwenna Peters (WSCC 2005), available in the
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