Post Office Directory 1851, Donnington, West Sussex


Donnington is a small village, 2 miles south from Chichester, Box & Stockbridge Hundred, rape of Chichester, and Westhampnett union. Its area is 1,090 acres; population in 1841 was 206. The Arundel & Portsmouth canal passes close to the village. The living is a vicarage, value 284 per annum, in the gift of the Bishop of Chichester and deanery of Box grove (and was formerly appropriated to the Abbey of Hyde). The Rev. Henry Malthus is the incumbent. Assessed to the Income Tax at 2,200

Gentry
Daniell Rev. George, Frdc.M.A. Vicarage
Heath Mr James
Humphrey William James, esq.

Traders
Davis Edmund, blacksmith
Downer George, beer retailer
Fogden Edmund, farmer
Fogden George, farmer
Harris Mrs. Ann, farmer
Harris Charles, farmer
King Henry, parish clerk
Sparkes Frank Peachey, farmer & miller


07 Sep 2006

Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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