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Directory: 1858 Directory and Gazetteer of Sussex.

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Name: Ninfield.

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Ninfield gives the name to an hundred ; is in Hailsham union and Hastings rape ; it is five miles from Battle, and nine from Hastings, and contained in 1851 a population of 571. The village is delightfully situated on a hill, and commands rich and interesting prospects of the vicinity. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is seated on an eminence near the village, and is a remarkably plain structure. The benefice is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury, and in the incumbency of the Rev. George Rainer, M.A.

Letters are received through Battle, which is the nearest Money Order Office. .

William Bullock Esq.

Henry Carey, Bricklayer.

Alfred Coleman, Farmer.

J Coleman, Farmer.

Henry Cristford, Farmer.

Lester Cristford, Publican of King's Arms Inn.

Joseph Cuthbert, Blacksmith.

Daniel French, Baker.

Benjamin Gates, Beer retailer.

Stephen Gates, Carrier.

Mrs. - Goldsmith, Farmer.

Stephen Goldsmith, Miller.

Albert Holland, Butcher.

James Holland, Farmer.

James Holland Jun., Grocer & c.

Reuben Holland, Butcher.

John Johnson, Saddler.

William Neve, Farmer.

William Noakes, Tanner.

Mrs. - Phillips.

Rev. George Rainer M.A., Clergyman.

Francis Rich, Timber merchant.

George Sampson, Farmer.

Thomas Sampson Esq.

Thomas Sampson, Farmer.

Isaac Smith, Butcher & Grocer.

James Spray, Farmer.

Thomas Stubberfield, Tea dealer.

William Trigger, Schoolmaster.

George Tutt, Assistant overseer.

Isaac Venis, Farmer.

John Waters, Farmer.

Thomas Weston, Academy.

John York, Tailor.

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