Barlavington is a parish in Rotherbridge hundred, rape of Arundel, with 1,710 acres, and a population of 139 in 1841. The Income Tax assessment is £1,225. The benefice is a rectory, value £68 per annum, and in the patronage of Anthony George Wright Biddulph, Esq.; the present incumbent is the Rev. William Ayling, who resides at Tillington. The village is 8 miles south of Petworth.
Burton is a parish with 2 houses, the area of which is included in Barlavington. The assessment is £442 per annum. The benefice is a rectory with the curacy of Coates, value £118 per annum, and in the patronage of George Wyndham, Esq. At Burton Park is a Roman Catholic chapel; incumbent, the Rev. Peter Coop. Coates is a parish in Bury hundred, rape of Arundel, with 510 acres. Population 67, assessment at £458
Letters received through Petworth.
Coop Rev. Peter (Catholic Priest), Burton
King John, Esq. Coates
Gadd Richard, farmer
Murrell Mrs, farmer
Welch Joseph, miller, Burton
Transcribed by Stacey Gardner