Post Office Directory 1851, Westmeston & Street, East Sussex


Westmeston is a parish on the high road from Guildford to Lewes, 6 miles north of Brighton, and north-east of Lewes, in Street hundred, Chailey union, Lewes rape, with 2,090 acres, and a population of 262, assessed to the Income Tax at 2,260. The benefice is a rectory, value 336 per annum, and in the patronage of G. Courthope, Esq.

Street is a parish 5 miles north-east of Lewes, in Chailey union, which gives name to a hundred in the rape of Lewes. Its area is 1,870 acres, and its population 197, assessed at 1,326. The benefice is a rectory, value 172 per annum, in the patronage of H. C. Lane, Esq.

Letters received through Hurst.

Campion Rev. Charles Heathcote
Cripps John Martin, Esq.

Traders
Botting William, farmer
Botting William, farmer, Place
Edwards Henry, carpenter
Hollamby William, shoe maker, Street
Springett John, farmer
Sturt William, farmer, Street
Trower William, farmer, Street


19/10/2006

Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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