Post Office Directory 1851, Farnhurst, West Sussex

Farnhurst, or Fernhurst, in Easebourn hundred, Midhurst union, rape of Chichester, is about 3 miles south from Haslemere Surrey, on the road to Chichester, and contains 4,688 acres. Population, in 1831, 769; 1841, 762. The living is a perpetual curacy, value £111per annum, in the gift of the Earl of Egmont; and the incumbent is the Rev. John H. Carey, and Rev. Edward H. Marriott is curate. The church has a nave and chancel, and shingled spire, and is built in the early style of English architecture. The assessment is £1,922.

Letters received through Haslemere.

Carey Rev. John H.
Marriott Rev. Edward H. (curate)

Bates Jasper, farmer
Bridger John, relieving officer & registrar of births & deaths
Bridger Thomas, farmer
Burt John, “Red Lion”
Curtis William, farmer
Etherington Edmund, “spread Eagle”
Greenway Samuel, grocer
Hill Thomas, “King’s Arms”
Lucas John, farmer
Lucas John, jun. miller
Luff John & Richard, millers & farmers
Luff Richard, farmer
Luff Thomas, farmer
Luff William, farmer
Madgwick George, farmer
Madgwick James, brick maker
Puttick John, farmer
Puttick Thomas, grocer
Slade George, bricklayer
Slade John, carpenter
Smart John B. farmer
Smith William, wheelwright


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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