Post Office Directory 1851, Eastergate, West Sussex

Eastergate is a parish 5 ¼ miles south-west from Arundel, 5 east from Chichester, in the hundred of Avisford, Arundel rape, and Westhampnett union; its area is 890 acres, and the population, in 1841, was 208. The church, dedicated to St George, is a small structure of rough stone; the living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Chichester and deanery of Arundel, in the patronage of the Dean & Chapter of Chichester, value £304 per annum, in the incumbency of the Rev. J. P. Roberts, M.A.

Letters received through Chichester at 11am & dispatched 3.05pm

Roberts Rev. John Phillips, M.A. Rectory
Boniface Mrs Charlotte

Chase Mrs. Ann, baker
Cole Stephen, National School
Collins Henry, farmer
Field William, farmer
Goatcher George, “Wilkes Head”
Goatcher William, “Knights of Malta”
Roberts George, grocer, coal & corn dealer, & post office receiving house


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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