Post Office Directory 1851, Bolney, West Sussex

Bolney is a parish, 3 miles south-west of Cuckfield, on the road to Brighton, in Butting Hill hundred, Cuckfield union, Lewes rape, with 400 acres and a population of 718, assessed at £2,925. The living is a vicarage, value £160 per annum, in the patronage of the Prebendary of Hove, in Chichester Cathedral, and in the incumbency of the Rev. Joseph Dale.

Post Office - Thomas Arnold, receiver. Letters received through Cuckfield; arrive at 8.30am dispatched at 5.30pm

Chittenden Andrew, esq.
Dale Rev. Joseph
Marshall William, esq.
Slater James, esq.

Agate Thomas, farmer
Anscombe Samuel, farmer
Arnold Thomas, shopkeeper
Attree Thomas, blacksmith
Beeching John, farmer
Card William, “Race Horse”
Gander Henry, farmer
Gladman Michael, land surveyor
Hobden William, farmer
Holden James, farmer
Isted Charles, shoemaker
Leppard Henry, corn miller
Leppard James, farmer
Leppard John, farmer
Marchant Henry, farmer
Nicholas James, farmer
Packham William, farmer
Parsons John, farmer
Parsons Peter, wheelwright
Picknell John, butcher
Renvill Richard, farmer
Renvill William, farmer
Roser James, “Eight Bells”
Sharp Mrs Ann, farmer
Vine William, carpenter
Walder James, farmer
Walder Thomas, farmer
Weeks Frederick, farmer
Winter William, farmer


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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