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William Douglas Parish
English clergyman - Curate of Beddingham (1861); Vicar of Selmeston with Alciston, Sussex (fl.1871-1901); Chancellor of Chichester Cathedral, Sussex; best known as a writer on dialect.


  • A Dictionary of the Sussex Dialect and Collection of Provincialisms in Use in the County of Sussex (1875) [1]
  • School Attendances secured without Compulsion (1875)
  • List of Carthusians, 1800–1879 (1879)
  • The Domesday Book in Relation to the County of Sussex

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