Post Office Directory 1851, Clapham, West Sussex

Clapham is a parish 4 miles north-west of Worthing, with 1,920 acres, and a population of 262, assessed to the Income Tax at £1,471. The benefice is a rectory, value, £113 per annum, in the patronage of the Duke of Norfolk, and incumbency of the Rev. William Nourse, M.A.

Letters received through Worthing.

Nourse Rev. William, M.A. (rector)

Blunden Stephen, farmer & brick maker
Bushby Levi, farmer
Croucher Samuel, brick maker
Gadd Richard, “Coach & Horses”
Piper Richard, wood dealer
West James, farmer


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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