Post Office Directory 1851, Yapton, West Sussex

Yapton, a parish, 5 miles south-west of Arundel, in the hundred of Avisford, rape of Arundel, containing 1,830 acres, and a population of 541. The living is a discharged vicarage, united with that of Walberton, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Chichester, valued at £468; it is in the patronage of the Bishop of Chichester, and incumbency of the Rev. Thomas S. L. Vogan, M.A. The Arundel and Portsmouth canal passes through the parish. Stephen Roe, Esq., in 1766, endowed a Free School for teaching 20 children. Here is a station of the South Coast Railway. Belsham is a tithing of Yapton.

Billinghurst Charles, esq.
Gibbins Charles Howard, esq.
Holloway Joseph Porter, esq.
Smith Samuel, esq.
Vogan rev. Thomas S. L., M.A

Bailey Edmund, farmer
Baker George, farmer
Bishop John, boot maker
Boniface Luke, farmer
Burch William, boot maker
Crees Edward, butcher
Clare Edmund, gardener
Collins Edmund, relieving officer
Coote Joseph, farmer
Ewens Phillip, wood dealer
Gallon Mrs. Lucy, “Shoulder of mutton & cucumber”
Halstead William, master of free school
Hovvey James, gardener & nurseryman
Jelley George, blacksmith
Kennett Henry, gardener & nurseryman
King John, grocer & tailor
Laker Frank, farmer
Laker William, farmer
Marner George, carpenter
Pullen Thomas, builder
Skaites James, farmer
Sturt William, beer retailer
Swan & Bateman, grocers, drapers, manure & coal merchants
Terry James, beer retailer
Turner Zaccheus, baker & beer retailer

Letters received through Arundel


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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