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Directory: 1851 Post Office Directory.

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Name: Chiddingly.

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Chiddingly is an extensive parish and village, 10 miles east from Lewes, and 7 south-east from Uckfield, in the hundred of Shiplake, and rape of Pevensey. Chiddingly Place is a very ancient mansion. The church, which is near the centre of the parish, is an ancient structure; it contains several monuments. The area is 5,200 acres, and a population of 930, in 1841, assessed to the Income Tax, in 1841, at £4,073. the benefice is a vicarage, value £158 per annum, and in the patronage of the Countess of Plymouth; Rev. James Henry Vidal, vicar.

Post Office – James Noakes, receiver. Letters received through Hurst Green; arrive 8am dispatched 7pm.

Thomas Guy Esq.

Rev. James Henry Vidal.

Traders, &c.

James Akehurst, Shopkeeper.

Thomas Butler, (Publican) of Gun.

Edward Cane, Farmer.

John Cane, Farmer.

Gideon Carpenter, Miller.

Samuel Funnell, Farmer.

Walter Funnell, Farmer.

Gideon Gibbs, Farmer.

David Guy, Farmer.

George Guy, Farmer.

James Guy, Publican of Six Bells.

Silas Guy, Wheelwright.

Richard Hicks, Farmer.

Samuel Holman, Farmer.

James Knight, Carpenter.

Peter Knight, Grocer & Draper.

Richard Lower, Land Surveyor.

Gideon Miller, Carpenter.

James Noakes, Grocer & Draper.

Thomas Pierce, Grocer.

Robert Reeves, Corn Miller.

Richard Russell, Miller.

Thomas Simmonds, Farmer.

William Tester, Farmer.

Blacksmith White, Blacksmith.

Thomas Woodgate, (Publican) of Bat & Ball.

Other People Mentioned

James Noakes of Post Office.

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