Post Office Directory 1851, Itchingfield, West Sussex

Ichenfield, or Itchingfield, is a village and parish 39 miles from London, and 4 south-west of Horsham, in East Easworth hundred, rape of Bramber, with 2,490 acres, and a population of 357. Barne’s Green, 1 mile from the church, is part of the village. The Income Tax assessment, in 1842, was £1,500. The benefice is a rectory, value £450 per annum; the Rev. William Cartwright, M.A.., is the incumbent. The church is very ancient, supposed to be Saxon, with 3 bells.

Letters received through Horsham.

Cartwright Rev. William, M.A. (rector) Rectory House
Chitty Charles, esq. Muntham House

Burfield Charles, “Queen’s Head”
Charman John, shopkeeper
Killick Soloman, blacksmith
Knight John, parish clerk
Peskett James, shoe maker
Powell Stephen, shopkeeper
Sprinks Stephen, shopkeeper & wheelwright


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