Post Office Directory 1851, Wivelsfield, East Sussex

Wivelsfield is in the Ticehurst union, 4 miles south-east from Cuckfield, and 3 ˝ miles south from Lindfield; it contains a church, and also a place of worship for the Baptist Dissenters.

Post Office - William Kenward, receiver. Letters received from Hurst; arrive 10am; dispatched 5pm.

Appleyard Rev. Edward S.
Dixon Rev. George
Faithful Henry esq.
Owen Henry esq.
Tailer Miss Jane

Agate David, farmer
Anscomb Samson, farmer
Attree Thomas, farmer
Avery Allen William, wheelwright
Avery Charles, corn miller
Avery John, butcher
Brattle William, farmer
Burtenshaw Henry, farmer
Heaver George, farmer
Hollingdale John, farmer
Homewood William, farmer
Kenward William, harness maker
Knight Ebenezer, shopkeeper
Knight Frederick, blacksmith
Leaney John, farmer
Lelliatt James, wheelwright
Marshall George, farmer
Oakenden Thomas, boot & shoe maker
Pannett David, farmer
Rickles Joseph, “Fox & Hounds
Savage James, farmer
Smith Miss Lucy, school
Stone John, farmer
Thomas George, farmer
Tharnton John, farmer
Wells Henry, farmer
Whitten Mrs Hannah, “Cock”


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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