Post Office Directory 1851, Sullington, West Sussex


Sullington is a parish 1 mile south-east from Storrington, and 9 miles north-east from Worthing, in the Hundred of East Easwith, rape of Bramber, Thakeham union. The benefice is a rectory, value 440 per annum, in the archdeaconry of Chichester, and deanery of Storrington. The Rev. George Palmer, M.A., is patron and incumbent. The church, dedicated to St Mary, is in the Early English style of architecture, consisting of chancel, nave & north aisle; the area is 2,340 acres; the glebe is 28 acres. sand gate Lodge is the seat & property of George John Gibson, esq., is a pleasant mansion, commanding picturesque views, forming a fine contrast to the barren heath which bends to the north.

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Gentry
Gibson John George, Sandgate Lodge
Palmer Rev. George, M.A., Rectory

Traders
Agate Henry, farmer
Hard John, farmer, Cobden Farm
Hardwick Henry, farmer, Church Farm
Heath William, farmer
Linfield Peter, market gardener
Skinner Joseph, farmer
Wilmer Edward, miller, chantry Mills
Willmer William, farmer, Roundabouts Farm
Woods Joseph, carpenter & parish clerk


29/09/2006

Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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