Post Office Directory 1851, Barlavington, West Sussex

Barlavington is a parish in Rotherbridge hundred, rape of Arundel, with 1,710 acres, and a population of 139 in 1841. The Income Tax assessment is 1,225. The benefice is a rectory, value 68 per annum, and in the patronage of Anthony George Wright Biddulph, Esq.; the present incumbent is the Rev. William Ayling, who resides at Tillington. The village is 8 miles south of Petworth.

Burton is a parish with 2 houses, the area of which is included in Barlavington. The assessment is 442 per annum. The benefice is a rectory with the curacy of Coates, value 118 per annum, and in the patronage of George Wyndham, Esq. At Burton Park is a Roman Catholic chapel; incumbent, the Rev. Peter Coop. Coates is a parish in Bury hundred, rape of Arundel, with 510 acres. Population 67, assessment at 458

Letters received through Petworth.

Coop Rev. Peter (Catholic Priest), Burton
King John, Esq. Coates
Gadd Richard, farmer
Murrell Mrs, farmer
Welch Joseph, miller, Burton


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