Post Office Directory 1851, Icklesham, East Sussex

Icklesham is a parish in Guestling hundred, Hastings rape, with 4,270 acres, and a population of 681; assessed to the Income Tax at £6,158. The benefice is a vicarage, value £175 per annum, and in the patronage of the Bishop of Chichester; the Rev. Henry Burgess Whitaker Churton is the vicar.

Letters received through Rye

Churton rev. Henry Burgess Whitaker, M.A.
Farncomb Henry, sen. esq. New Place

Barden Edwin, butcher & carrier
Benfield Mrs. Mary, farmer
Carey Jacob, bricklayer
Carey Thomas, wheelwright
Cloke & Breeds, millers, Telegraph Mill
Easton Edwin, saddler
Farncomb Henry, farmer
Farncomb Henry, jun. farmer
Felsted Henry, grocer
Fuller John, farmer
Hickes Francis, farmer, Crutches Farm
Iggulden Richard, butcher & beer retailer
Jenner John Trayton, farmer, Place Farm
Lester John, farmer
Masters Alfred, carrier
Mawle John, farmer, Stokes Farm
Overy John, “Robin Hood”
Parsons James, shopkeeper
Pierce John, parish clerk
Simons John, farmer
Smith James, farmer, Ashes Farm
Towner Richard, blacksmith
Vidler George, carrier
Weare Francis, shoe maker

National School, Miss Hannah White, mistress

Carriers to Rye – Edwin Barden & George Vidler, mon. wed. & fri.; Alfred Masters, tues. thurs. & sat

Carriers to Hastings – Edwin Barden & George Vidler, tues. thurs. & sat.; Alfred masters, tues. thurs. & sat.


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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