Kelly's Directory 1930, Pagham, West Sussex

Pagham is a parish on the sea coast, 6 miles south of Chichester, 4 miles south-west from Bognor, terminal station of a branch from Barnham Junction of the London, Brighton and South Coast railway, in the Chichester division of the county, hundred of Aldwick rape, petty sessional division and county court district of Chichester, union of Westhampnett, and in the rural deanery of Selsey and archdeaconry and diocese of Chichester The village of Nyetimber is situated in the south-west part of the parish, near the church and consists of a few cottages; during living memory the sea has washed away more than 100 acres, but has now almost ceased to encroach, and between 50 and 100 acres of shingle and sand have accumulated between Selsey and Pagham. In the south-eastern part of the parish, close to Bognor, is the village of Aldwick, the most important part of the parish, which extends from the coastguard station to the boundary of Bersted parish. The church of St Thomas A Beckett is of stone in the Early English style and has a tower with spire containing 5 bells; the east & west windows are stained; the west window is in memory of the visit of King George V. to the parish, the donor being Sir Arthur Philip Du Cros bart. J.P.; the church was restored in 1837, and affords 660 sittings, 420 being free. The register dates from the year 1736. The living is a vicarage, net income £361, with residence, in the gift of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and held since 1909 by Rev. Grosvenor Goode Knox M.A. of New College Oxford. William Holland Ballet Fletcher esq. J.P. who is lord of the manor, and the principal landowner. The soil is loam; subsoil, clay and sand. The chief crops are wheat, barley, oats and roots. The area is 3,473 acres of land, 33 of water, and 126 of foreshore; rateable value £8,008; the population in 1921 was 959 in the civil and 974 in the ecclesiastical parish.

Aldwick a tithing, 3 miles north-east, was formerly a place of some importance and gives its name to the hundred. Here is a chapel of ease, erected by the late A. Archibald Seth Smith esq. of Aldwick Lodge, with sittings for 120 persons. The Barn Rocks are off the coast at this point. Craigwell House the residence of Sir Arthur Philip du Cros bart. J.P. was occupied by H.M. King George V. during his convalescence in 1929.

South Mundham, 3 miles north, and Nyetimber, 1 mile north-east, are also tithings. The former is now attached to North Mundham for ecclesiastical and civil purposes.

Lagness 2 ½ miles north and Rose Green 1 ¾ north-east, are hamlets belonging to this parish

By Local Government Board Order No. 36,551, dated October 1, 1897, part of Pagham civil parish was transferred to North Mundham

Sexton Harry Sims

Post & M. O. & Telephone Call Office, Aldwick. Letters through Bognor which is the nearest telegraph office, 1 mile distant.

Post & T, & Telephonic Express Delivery Office. Letters through Bognor . The nearest money order office is at Aldwick

Letter Boxes Pagham Church, Lagness Rose Green, Aldwick Lane

Carrier to Chichester & Bognor Regis -William Richard Prior, of Chichester, mon, wed, fri,

Motor Omnibus run frequently to Bognor Regis & Chichester.

(Marked thus * receive letters through Chichester)

Davis Arthur John Lit. Welbourne
Edgell Dover A. White Rock & Wayside cottage
*Harrison Frank Waterer, Lagness
Knox Rev. Grosvenor Goode M. A. (vicar) Vicarage
Stroud Arthur, Oakholm Bungalow

Marked thus + farm 150 acres or over
+Aylwin John Maxwell, farmer, Rookery Farm. TN26
Beach Stores (F. Apps), grocers
Durman John S. carpenter
*Greenway Esther (Mrs), cowkeeper, White House Lagness
*+Harrison Frank Waterer, farmer, Crimsham Farm, Lagness
Le Chalet Club (Mrs I. V. Castle, proprss.), The Beach. TN54
*Prior Percy Leonard, blacksmith, Lagness
Rose Green Brick Co. Ltd
+Rushbridge Arthur. Farmer. Morrells Farm & Sefter Farm TN Bognor 253
*+Sawtell Francis Henry, farmer, Lagness
+Wensley John Waller, farmer, church & Manor farms. TN13
Wills Mrs. Beach Café
Youngman Charles B. Royal Oak Hotel. TN41

Aldwick Private Residents
Ashby G. P. The Glade
Bridgeman Miss A. A. Little House, Barrack Lane
Brown Bertrand, The Towans, Gossamer Lane
Caplin Arthur, Ruxley, Gossamer Lane
Chester R. P. Courtholme, Gossamer Lane
Clarke Thomas Ernest, The Rose Garden, Gossamer Lane
Conradi Felix, Belga, Fish Lane
Cooke Alfred M. Gwennap
Cowdray Viscountess, The Moorings, Aldwick Avenue
Cubborn Arthur C. 6 & 7 Coastguard Cottages, Barrak Lane
Dawson F. Page, 5 coastguard Cottages, Barrack Lane
Dell Charles, Kit Kat Cottage
Downay Mrs. Roughlands, Gossamer Lane
Du Cros Col. Sir Arthur Philip bart. J.P. (Middlx), Craigwell house
Dyson William, Wayside, Gossamer Lane
Eastman G. R. T. Old Place
Ede H. L. Homefields
Firminger Mrs. Almora
Fleming Linsay, Aldwick garage
Freeman F. W. Fairfield, Barrack Lane
Gentle Frederick John, Withnoe, Barrack Lane
Haile William Henry, Landon House
Hullett Mrs. A. J. Brownie, Barrack Lane
Jackson Miss E., Pinehurst. Aldwick Ave
James Maj. Henry T.D. Highfield, Barrack Lane
Jenning Mrs. A. B. Aldwick Cottage
Keith Misses, The Crofters, Gossamer Lane
Lang Leslie, Summerland, Aldwick Ave
Longland Richard, white Cottage, Gossamer Lane
Lyons Mrs. Bahn-Sing-Toh, Gossamer Lane
Mathews William L’Estrange, Gossamer Lane
Meiville Mrs. The Crossways, Fish Lane
Morris C. C. Gasrforth, Barrak Lane
Parsons Harold, Beechen House, Barrack Lane
Pearce Charles, Fleurs
Pfister F. H. Tything
Pinchard miss, Apley House
Powell F. A. Derwent
Purves H. G. White House, Gossamer Lane
Rank Rowland, Waldwick Place
Ricardo Sidney Henry, Colebrook House
Rutland Duchess of, West House
Saunders Miss, The Haven, Aldwick Ave
Saunders mrs P. Boyne Cottage, Barrack Lane
Sharpe cedric, Ypsilantic, Aldwick Ave
Sharples Charles W. Buyne Cottage, Barrack Lane
Shippam Mrs. Sea Marge
Tennent Mrs. The Thatched House, Aldwick Avenue
Thorpe Edwin, Countisbury, Gossamer Lane
Trenchard Arthur, Richmond House
Tufnail H. P. The Old Pound, barrack Lane
Turnley Miss, Red Croft, Aldwick Ave
Van Hooydonk John Theodore, Carleon, Barrack Lane
Walton-King Miss, Silverston Cottage
Warren Frederick, Field Cottage, Aldwick Ave
Wedgwood Jefferson, Wenonah, Waldwick Ave
Wedgwood Mrs. The Wigwam
Whiffen Thomas, Barn Rocks
Willder Ernest Arthur, rest Harrow, Aldwick Ave
Williams Valentine, 3 Coastguards Cottage, Barrak Lane
Wilmot C. H. Tyning, Hawthorn Rd

Marked thus * farm 150 acres or more
Aldwick Eastate Agency, house land & estate agents, surveyors & insurance brokers, Aigburth House, Gossamer Lane
Aldwick House Nursing Home (Miss J. Lees); private home for delicate & convalescent children & adults, Hawthorn Rd
Aldwick Motors (Parson & Kent) motor engineers
Apley House School for girls (Miss Pinchard, principal)
Bay Estate (Aldwick), Ltd. Estate agents, Barrack Lane
Cox Alfred, builder, freehold land & plots for sale; house & bungalows built to purchasers’ own requirements, Aigburth House, Gossamer Lane
*Crockett Alfred C. farmer, Aldwick farm
Fleming Lindsay, farmer, Grange farm
Fryewr Brothers, builders
Gates George, shopkeeper
Greening L. (Mrs), refreshment rooms
Greenway Prepartory School, Hawthorn Rd
McDonald Eliz. (Miss), dressmaker
Mathews William L’Estrange M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.Lond. Physician, Gossamer Lane
Miloler Louisa (Mrs), ship P.H.; accommodation for cyclists & visitors; garage; bottled wines & beers delivered free
Newport Dorothy (Miss), tea rooms, Barrack Lane
Newport H. & son, builders, Acadie, Barrack Lane
Saunders P. (Mrs). Aldwick riding school, Barrack Lane
Slated Barn Garage
Tooze Charles, confectioner & post office
West susses Electrical Co. Ltd, Gossamer Lane
Weaton Henry Richard, builder, The Oak
Wood Frank, confectioner

Hemming Mrs. Stepping Stones
Leach Miss, Nyetimber House

Marked thus * farm 150 acres or over
Adfield Frank, Bear P.H.
Bear Garage (Frank Adfield)
Cleeves John William, decorator, Rose Green
Ingram Albert H. Lamb P.H.
Jordan Samuel, grocer, Rose Green
Lion Brick Works (R. J. Samrt, prop.)
Marchant George, baker
Pooley & Tooze, butchers
Prior William Richard
Sims Reginald Henry, grocer
Smart Archibald, farmer, Pryors farm
Stoner Charles Frederick, cow keeper, Stepping Stones

31 Aug 2006

Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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