Post Office Directory 1851, Fittleworth, West Sussex

Fittleworth is a parish 3 miles south-east of Petworth, on the road to Arundel, near the West Rother river, in the hundred of Bury, rape of Arundel, with 2,890 acres, a population of 713 in 1841, and an assessment, in 1842, of £2,915 to the Income Tax. The benefice is a vicarage, value £371 per annum, in the patronage of the Bishop of Chichester.

Stopham is a parish 4 miles south-west of Petworth, on the road to Brighton, in the Rotherbridge hundred, rape of Arundel, with 890 acres, and a population of 185, assessed at £994. The benefice is a rectory, value £150 per annum, in the patronage of George Barbelot, Esq.

Post Office – Fittleworth – George Southerton, receiver. Letters received through Petworth 8am; dispatched at 5.30pm.

Latham Rev. Henry
Peachey William, esq.
Stent Bridger, esq.
Tripp Upton, esq.

Boxall John, blacksmith
Durrant Thomas, wheelwright
Gumbrel James, grocer
Hawkins George, “Swan”
King Edmund, carpenter
King Henry, bricklayer
Mitchell William, farmer
Reeves Thomas, butcher & baker
Tribe John, farmer
Turner & Son, millers
Turner William, farmer
Walder Peter, farmer
Whiting Anthony, grocer

Bartellot George B. esq.
Brown Rev. Felix
Boxall William, farmer
Cooper William, “White Hart”
Irving William, cooper


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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