Post Office Directory 1851, Easebourne, West Sussex

Easebourne, in ancient documents Easebourne or Assebourne, lies about a mile north of Midhurst, in Easebourne hundred, Midhurst union, rape of Chichester, and is pleasantly situated. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Earl of Egmont; the incumbent is the Rev. J. D. Serres. The church is dedicated to St. Margaret, and is in the later style of English architecture. It contained in 1831, a population of 904; and in 1841, 891; and comprises 4,051 acres; assessed at £3,908. The Midhurst union workhouse contains 200 inmates. Easebourne gives name to the hundred.

Letters received through Midhurst.

Brown Alexander, master of the union
Damer James, blacksmith
Damer William, shopkeeper
Dilloway James, shoemaker
Chitty William, “White Horse”
Cranstone John, blacksmith
Lickfold Edward, wheelwright
Mallan Thomas, shopkeeper
Nash John, farmer
Sanders Thomas, farmer
Shotter John, farmer
Stubington John, butcher
Stubington Joseph, farmer
Winter Thomas, farmer


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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