Post Office Directory 1851, Bignor, West Sussex


Bignor is a parish 4 miles south of Petworth, in bury hundred, rape of Arundel, with 1,180 acres, and a population, in 1841, of 210, assessed to the Income Tax, in 1842, at 911. The benefice is a rectory, value 143 per annum, and in the patronage of Col. Wyndham. The Roman road passes near here.

Buddington is a hamlet of Bignor, with 38 inhabitants

Letters received through Petworth.

Gentry
Hawkins John H. esq.
Tompkins Rev. Richard U. (rector)

Traders
Gadd Henry, farmer
Neal John, farmer
Tupper Richard, farmer
Tupper William, farmer


11/11/2006

Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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