Post Office Directory 1851, Thakeham, West Sussex

Thakeham, a parish in East Easewrith hundred, rape & union of Bramber, containing 2,989 acres. The benefice is a rectory, in the patronage of the Duke of Norfolk, and incumbency of the Rev. John Hurst; the tithes have been commuted at £710 per annum. The village, which is pleasantly situated on rising grounds, is 4 miles east of Pulborough and 10 west of Petworth; the union workhouse contains about 120 inmates. Assessment to the Income Tax £2,572.

Letters through Hurstpierpoint.

Botting William
Hurst Rev. John
Upperton Edward Fuller, esq.

Blunt Edmund, farmer
Botting William jun., farmer
Brockhurst John, boot maker & “White Lion”
Burchett George, farmer, Water lane
Burchett Thomas, farmer
Duke John, farmer, Greenhurst
Hammond John, grocer & carrier
Hubbard John, blacksmith
~Lucking Edward, farmer, Apsley Farm
Meeten Thomas, farmer
Mitchener Michael, carpenter & parish clerk
Reavil George, master of union house
Richardson Moses, farmer
Soutter Leonard, grocer
Soutter Meshezabeel, shopkeeper
White James, farmer
Whittington Luke, boot maker


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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