Post Office Directory 1851, Pagham, West Sussex


Pagham is a parish 7 miles south of Chichester, in the hundred of Aldwick, rape of Chichester, West Hampnett Union. It contains 3,980 acres; it is bounded on the north by North Mendham & Merston, on the west partly by Pagham harbour, on the east by South Bersted, and on the south by the sea. The village is situated in the south-west part of the parish, near the church and harbour, and consists but of a few cottages. The church is a handsome and commodious structure; the living is a vicarage in the deanery of Pagham, patronage of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and incumbency of the Rev. Ralph Barker, B.A., value 300 per annum; the Income Tax assessment is 8,120. Aldwick is a tithing, and was formerly a place of importance, and give name to a hundred. Aldwick House, the seat and property of B. B. Cabbell, esq. M.P., the Pavilion, the property and seat of Captain H. E. Austen, and Aldwick Lodge, occupied by W. Rigby, esq., are all pleasantly situated, commanding fine sea views, and is distant 1 mile west of Bognor. South Mundham and Nyetimber are also tithing; Lagness & Rosegreen are hamlets belonging to this parish.

Post Office - John Yeates, receiver. Letters received through Chichester for Pagham, & Bognor for Aldwick.

Gentry
Adames Mrs
Austen Capt. Henry Edmund, the Pavilion, Aldwick
Barker Rev. Ralph B.A.
Cabbell Benjamin B. esq. Aldwick House
Fisher Mr George, Aldwick
Hersee Dennett, esq. South Mundham
Lacy Miss, Aldwick Cottage
Rigby William, esq. Aldwick Lodge
Savage Mr John, Colbrook Lodge
Scutt Rev. Thomas, Aldwick Villa
Sparkes Mrs. South Mundham

Commercial
Adames Charles, yeoman
Adames George, yeoman, Lagness
Adames John, yeoman, Rookery
Adames Thomas Bridger, yeoman, Sefter
Adames William, miller & farmer
Apps John, boot maker & Bear
Bacon Thomas, parish clerk
Bailey Henry, butcher
Bridger James, farmer
Burton Thomas, farmer, South Mundham
Cleveland Charles, chief officer of coast guard station, Aldwick
Collins Charles, farmer
Collins George, brewer
Frost John, shopkeeper
Frost Samuel, carpenter
Hammond John, blacksmith
Hayden Richard, Ship, Aldwick
Jenman Mark & Luke, bricklayers
Neale Francis, farmer
Peachey James, yeoman, South Mundham
Penfold Henry, farmer
Penny Robert, National School
Prior Richard, blacksmith
Smith Mrs. Martha, baker & shopkeeper
Sparkes Henry, farmer, South Mundham
Upton Henry, yeoman, Aldwick
Wadey William, wheelwright


24/09/2006

Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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