Post Office Directory 1851, Albourne, West Sussex

Albourne, a small village in Tipnoak hundred, rape of Bramber, the adjoining parish to Hurstpierpoint. It is chiefly agricultural. The church is very ancient. There is a Free School for boys & girls, supported by voluntary subscription. The area is 1,280 acres and the population 395, assessed to the Income Tax at £3,232. The benefice is a rectory, in the incumbency of the Rev. W. S. Dear; tithes commuted at £310 per annum

Post Office - Mrs Kezia Uwins, receiver. Letters received from Hurst at 7am; dispatched at 8pm.

Dear Rev. William Smith
Long Misses, Albourne Place

Burtenshaw James, farmer
Giles John, parish clerk
Holder Josias, wheelwright & farmer
King Richard, market gardener
Martin Michael, butcher
Mason john, farmer
Mitchell Thomas, market gardener
Souch James, farmer
Stapeley john, farmer
Stapeley Richard, farmer
Uwins Mrs Kezia, “Kings Head” & post office
Wickham Mrs, farmer
Wickham Thomas, miller
Wood Miss, mistress of Free School


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