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  Chichester Community Website History Page
This was a wooden fort on an artificial hill (a motte) surrounded by a ditch and rampart with a wooden palisade (a bailey).
Chichester was a town of craftsmen working in their own workshops with an apprentice.
Although Chichester was still a small town it grew in size in the 19th century simply because the population of Britain quadrupled.
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 Chichester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chichester is a small Cathedral city in the south of England, in the county of West Sussex, with a population of about 25,000.
It is the administrative centre of the Chichester district, a largely rural area with a population of over 100,000.
Chichester cathedral is dedicated to the Holy Trinity, and contains a shrine to Saint Richard of Chichester.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chichester   (960 words)

 Chichester - LoveToKnow 1911
CHICHESTER, a city and municipal borough in the Chichester parliamentary division of Sussex, England, 69 m.
It lies in a plain at the foot of a spur of the South Downs, a mile from the head of Chichester Harbour, an inlet of the English Channel.
Confirmations of the previous charters were also granted by Edward III., Richard II., Henry VI., Edward IV., and Henry VII., who gave the mayor and citizens cognizance of all kinds of pleas of assize touching lands and hereditaments of freehold tenure.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Chichester   (910 words)

 Chichester, New Hampshire
Chichester's 1950 population of 735 increased by 1,501 residents, reaching 2,236 residents by the 2000 Census.
The 2004 Census estimate for Chichester was 2,482 residents, which ranked 116th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Chichester contains 21.2 square miles of land area and 0.1 square miles of inland water area.
www.nhes.state.nh.us /elmi/htmlprofiles/chichester.html   (312 words)

Chichester is the county town of West Sussex and also a Cathedral City.
Chichester Cathedral is fundamentally the same church erected by Ralph Luffa (Bishop from 1091 to 1123) with many alterations and extensions, as you would expect in 1000 years.
Chichester's heyday was in the 18th century and the domestic architecture within the town is almost completely of this period.
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 Chichester info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The city walls of Chichester are of mediaeval construction, built on the foundations of Roman walls of earth and timber.
Chichester was the centre of the wool trade for this part of southern England, and needlemaking was another trade, conducted in the worker's own homes in St. Pancras.
There is much to see in Chichester and its surroundings, whether it is around the large Harbour or along the foot of the South Downs, taking in Goodwood with its house, race-course and motor sport, and the Weald and Downland Museum at Singleton.
www.chichester-priory-rotary.org.uk /chi.htm   (338 words)

This see took its rise in consequence of the decree passed at the Council of London in 1075, requiring all bishoprics to be removed from villages to towns.
Robert Sherburne (1508-1536) made some protest against the encroachments of Henry VIII, but being unable to withstand them officially, resigned the see, and was succeeded by the schismatic Richard Sampson (1536-1543), who in 1538 destroyed the shrine of St. Richard at the king's command.
There were in the diocese two archdeaconries, Chichester and Lewes, and, according to the valuation made in 1291, which remained the basis of valuations until the reign of Henry VIII, there were nearly three hundred parishes.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03657a.htm   (836 words)

 Chichester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
William the Conqueror gave Chichester to Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel in 1066.
By the 14th century Chichester Harbour was used to export wool and wheat.
Chichester is not a place of much trade, nor is it very populous.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /ITchichester.htm   (331 words)

 Chichester Cathedral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Chichester is the only medieval cathedral in England with a separate bell tower, like a campanile, and also the only one visible from the sea.
The cathedral of the Holy Trinity at Chichester was founded in 1075, after the seat of the bishop was transferred to the town from nearby Selsey.
Richard de la Wyche, (Saint Richard of Chichester in the Anglican Communion), who was bishop from 1245 to 1253, was buried in the cathedral, where his shrine was a place of pilgrimage, until it was ordered destroyed in 1538, during the first stages of the English Reformation.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Chichester_Cathedral   (619 words)

 Obituary of Rear-Admiral Sir Edward Chichester
Sir Edward Chichester was the head of an ancient family which has been seated in Devonshire since the 15th century, and of which Lord Donegal and Lord O'Neill represent younger branches.
The eldest son, Lieutenant Edward George Chichester, R.N., who succeeds to the title, was born in 1883, and served in Natal with the Naval Brigade in 1900; he was his father's flag lieutenant at Gibraltar.
Another son, Robert Charles Chichester, is a midshipman in the Bulwark, flagship of the Commander-in-Chief in the Mediterranean.
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 Chichester College: Information for International Students   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
We are confident that if you choose to study at Chichester College you will enjoy a happy and fulfilled student life and at the same time achieve all of your academic and professional ambitions.
Chichester College won the award “for developing the College and its community through International student intake and integration”.
From a total of more than 300 entries, Chichester was the only college in the South to receive the award, in a list of 21 universities and colleges which included Oxford and Cambridge.
www.chichester.ac.uk /international/index.htm   (385 words)

 Local History of Chichester, New York
William O. Schwarzwaelder, the father of modern Chichester (writer’s designation) was responsible for vast hamlet improvements from slightly before the turn of this century until the early 1920’s.
The Chichester band performed at all special occasions as well as traveling throughout the region to such spots as the Globe Hotel in Phoenicia, and the Lexington House at Lexington, Greene County.
Chichester residents on their way to the city (Phoenicia) have noticed that the beautiful white birch in Marilyn's gardens has been topped....they are curious to know where all the nesting birds there have gone.
www.chichesterville.net /zimmerman/charlies_corner_2.htm   (1753 words)

 Chichester Festivities 2006
Chichester Festivities celebrated its 32rd year in style with its biggest extravaganza to date in 2006.
Beautiful churches including Chichester Cathedral, and other historic buildings came alive with music, talks, art and comedy in a programme more wide-ranging than ever.
The dates of the 2007 Chichester Festivities are 29 June to 15 July.
www.chifest.org.uk   (291 words)

 Chichester, New Hampshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chichester is a town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA.
Chichester was granted in 1727, named for Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Earl of Chichester, and England's Secretary of State for the Southern Department.
The highest point in Chichester is an unnamed summit (1,015 feet / 309 meters above sea level) midway between Garvin Hill (985 ft. / 300 m.) to the east and Plausawa Hill (1,000 ft. / 305 m.) to the west in neighboring Pembroke.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chichester,_New_Hampshire   (452 words)

The Cathedral is unusual in the UK in having a separate bell tower a few metres away from the main building, rather than integrated into it.
The city is famous for the annual Chichester Festivities, a three-week arts and music festival held in July.
The city is also home to the world-renowned Chichester Festival Theatre whose annual summer season attracts the highest calibre of actors, writers and directors and is widely considered one of the most important annual events in British theatre.
www.solarnavigator.net /geography/sussex/chichester.htm   (670 words)

 The District of Chichester (Electoral Changes) Order 2002
Chichester District Council shall make a print of the map marked "Map referred to in the District of Chichester (Electoral Changes) Order 2002" available for inspection at its offices by any member of the public at any reasonable time.
The Electoral Registration Officer[7] for the district shall make such rearrangement of, or adaptation of, the register of local government electors as may be necessary for the purposes of, and in consequence of, this Order.
The areas of the new district wards are demarcated on the map described in article 2.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si2002/20022883.htm   (1302 words)

 Fredericksburg.com - Sen. Chichester does it his way
These days, what's "right" for Chichester is a tax package that would generate an extra $2.5 billion a year in state revenues by increasing the gas, sales and cigarette taxes as well as income taxes for the state's wealthiest residents.
Chichester's package also reduces taxes on food and personal vehicles, and raises income-tax deductions for lower- and middle-income families.
Chichester is fairly representative of the form of Republicanism that rules the Senate, and many of his fellow senators are likely to support his tax plan, at least in part.
fredericksburg.com /News/FLS/2004/012004/01252004/1240935   (745 words)

 Chichester News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Local news for Chichester, NH continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
Chichester employees use excavating equipment to clear the town's half of a beaver dam.
Chichester man riding his motorcycle died Sunday after he struck a deer, fell to the road and was struck by a car.
www.topix.net /city/chichester-nh   (588 words)

 Chichester Bowmen
A lease was agreed with Chichester City Council for the original range at the North end of Priory Park, where the Rugby Club is now.
Ownership of the freehold passed to Chichester District Council in the local government reorganisation of 1972.
During the late 1990s the Chichester Bowmen got into the habit of letting a few enthusiastic members form a committee and do all the work of running the club.
www.chichester-bowmen.fsnet.co.uk /home.html   (561 words)

 Chichester: Chichester and its District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Soon after the invasion of Britain in AD 43, the Romans founded Chichester, which has remained a vibrant cosmopolitan city and the county town of West Sussex ever since.
Chichester Cathedral - the only spire in the country which can be seen from the sea.
Chichester Harbour - a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, boasts one of Europe’s largest marinas and is popular with dinghy sailors, bird watchers and walkers alike.
www.chichester.gov.uk /enjoy/tourism/towns_and_villages.cfm   (719 words)

 home | chichester camera club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
You don't have to be an 'Expert Photographer' to be welcomed as a member of Chichester Camera Club.
The Chichester Photographic Society was formed in 1893 and actively continued until 1945.
After a four year break it was re-formed in 1949 under the name of CHICHESTER CAMERA CLUB and has continued as such to the present day and is recognised as one of the most active and successful Camera Clubs in the South of England.
www.chichestercameraclub.org.uk   (128 words)

 Chichester and District Angling Society
At the subsequent first meeting the name of Chichester and District Angling Society was born.
When I was elected to the office of Chairman in 1967, it was made clear to the members present that it was my intention to try and persuade the Chichester City Council to sell the lakes to the society.
During September 1967, I had talks with the Mayor / Chairman of Chichester City Council (he just happened to live 3 doors away from me in Willowbed Drive), followed up by lobbying local Coucillors (2 of which were also neighbours).
www.chichester-as.co.uk /index.html   (1546 words)

 Chichester : Chichester Golf News, West Sussex UK - Chichester Golf Club
October's wet and mild conditions have seen heavy growth on all surfaces and the greens are in excellent condition.
Chichester Golf Club has become one of the only golf clubs in the country to achieve the coveted Silver status in the National Clean Air Awards.
A newly established par three competition exclusively for Chichester’s Privilege card holders was won at a canter by 74 year-old Ted Powell, who made a fantastic par 27 — closely followed in third place by 80 year-old Denzil O’ Hara.
www.chichestergolf.com /chichester_golf_news.asp   (606 words)

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Chichester is a fantastic place, the climate of fear which pervades the UK has not reared its ugly head...
I've spent 24 yrs in Chichester and wouldn't be settled anywhere else...
Chichester is a beautiful little city, very clean and well kept...
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Chichester and the surrounding area play a large part in Powys's novel After My Fashion, set in Sussex and America.
Both the Eve of St Mark and the Eve of St Agnes were written while Keats was staying in and around Chichester and both refer to the Cathedral and its environs.
The former specifically mentions the bishop's garden wall and is presumably the origin of the tradition that Keats composed it while in the garden.
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