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Directory: 1867 Kelly's Directory.

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Name: Jevington.

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JEVINGTON is a parish, in the Eastern division of the county, union of Eastbourne, hundred of Willingdon, rape and rural deanery of Pevensey, Lewes county court district and archdeaconry, and diocese of Chichester, 5 miles south-west from Hailsham, 10 south-east from Lewes, and 5 from Eastbourne. The village is small: it consists of a few houses, situated in a valley amongst the South Down hills, about half a mile west of the road from Lewes to Eastbourne. The church of St. Andrew is a small ancient structure. The register dates from 1661. The living is a rectory, yearly value £400, with residence, in the gift of the Duke of Devonshire, and held by the Rev. Henry Thomas Grace, M.A., of Pembroke College, Cambridge, vicar of Westham; the Rev. James Charles T. Dunn, B.A., of Queen's College, Cambridge, is curate. Here is a Parochial school supported by contributions. The area is 2,099 acres, and the population in 1861 was 263.

Parish Clerk, Solomon Thorpe.

Letters through Eastbourne, which is the nearest money order office.

Parochial School, Miss Martha Gladman, mistress.

William Clay, Racehorse Trainer.

John Dumbrell, Shopkeeper.

Rev. James Charles Tracey Dunn B.A., Curate.

William Martin Filder, Farmer.

Miss Martha Gladman, School Mistress of Parochial School.

Herbert Goldsmith, Wheelwright.

Rev. Henry Thomas Grace M.A., Vicar (and of Westham) of Pembroke College, Cambridge.

Mrs Louisa Noakes, Farmer.

John Reed, Farmer of Street Farm.

Mrs Mary Seymour, (Publican) of Eight Bells.

George Thomas, Miller of Wannock.

Henry Thomas, Market Gardener of Wannock.

Solomon Thorpe, Parish Clerk.

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