Post Office Directory 1851, Rustington, West Sussex

Rustington is a parish 1 ½ miles east of Littlehampton, in Poling hundred, rape of Arundel, with 1,070 acres, and a population, in 1841, of 350. The Income Tax assessment, in 1842, was £3,009. The benefice is a vicarage, value £159 per annum, in the patronage of the Bishop of Chichester, and incumbency of the Rev. John Chell Green, M.A.

Letters received through Arundel

Addis John, esq.
Atkyns Rev. John, M.A. (vicar)
Humphrey James, esq.
Penfold Captain Edward
Smithson Mrs

Bailey Graves, miller & farmer
Balcock John, farmer
Bushby Thomas, auctioneer
Chatfield William, wheelwright
Collier John, “Windmill”
Graves Walter, miller
Green John, blacksmith
Hopkins William, farmer
Humphrey Peter, miller
Humphrey Thomas, farmer
Newman Mrs. Charles, farmer
Richardson Joseph, beer retailer & boot maker
Simpson john, grocer
Sole George, parish clerk


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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