Post Office Directory 1851, Slaugham, West Sussex

Slaugham is a long parish, 4 miles north-west from Cuckfield, and 5 south from Crawley, in the Hundred of Buttinghill, union of Cuckfield, and rape of Lewes. The living is a rectory in the archdeaconry of Lewes, and diocese of Chichester, with 2,570 acres of land. A fair for pedlary is held here on Easter Tuesday. The Baptists have a chapel here.

Post Office - George Mitchell, receiver. Letters through Crawley arrive 8.30am; dispatched 5.30pm

Carriers to Brighton - John Field, on Tuesday & Friday, calls at the “Old White Horse”

Appleyard Rev. Ernest
Bennett St. John, esq.
Bigg Edward Smith esq. Hyde
Cowie Benjamin, Tilgate Lodge
Cruikshank Capt. William
Dixon John Bond esq.
Everett Richard esq.
Heath George, esq. Slaugham Park
Johnson Capt. James
Loader Robert, esq. High Beeches
Sergison Rev. William, Rectory
Standford Edward, esq. Slate House
Vickers Charles, esq. Woodside

Agate John, miller
Backshall James, beer retailer
Bartley Stanford, “Black Swan”
Biggs Joseph, farmer
Botting Henry, butcher
Briggs Mrs. Sarah, carpenter
Brooker Mrs. Cath. “Old White Horse”
Dowland William, boot & shoe maker
Gander William, farmer
Gasson Henry, farmer
Hill Edward, “Fountain”
Hoodspeth John, tailor
Ireland James, wheelwright
Jenner William, butcher
Kensett James, shopkeeper
King Henry, blacksmith
King John, butcher
Langridge John, seedsman
Leppard Henry, farmer
Lewery William, farmer
Longhurst John, farmer
Mitchell George, “Red Lion”
Nye William & Son, shopkeepers
Rayward James, shopkeeper
Smith Richard, bricklayer
Tulley John, farmer
Tulley Mrs. Susan, “Half Moon”
Tulley Thomas, farmer


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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