Post Office Directory 1851, Selham, West Sussex


Selham is a village 3 miles east of Midhurst, in Easebourne Hundred, Midhurst union, rape of Chichester, contains 863 acres; population in 1831, 89 and in 1841, 121; assessed at 668. The living is a disbursed rectory, value 150 per annum, in the gift of the principal and fellows of Brazennose College, Oxford; the incumbent is the Rev. Henry Blackburn; the church is dedicated to St Mary; it is a small building in the English style of architecture.

Letters received through Midhurst

Blackburn Rev. Henry
Ewens Mrs. Elizabeth, maltster
Gadd Edward, miller, Lodge Mill
Smith Eli, farmer


28/09/2006

Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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