Post Office Directory 1851, Goring, West Sussex

Goring is a parish in Poling hundred, rape of Arundel, with 1,977 acres, and a population of 569 in 1851. The Income Tax assessment is £4,440. The benefice is a vicarage, valued at £164 per annum, and in the patronage of David Lyon, Esq., and incumbency of the Rev. Thomas Gunston Calhoun, M.A. The church is dedicated to St. Mary; it was rebuilt at a cost of £6,000, at the sole expense of David Lyon Esq., whose seat is in its immediate vicinity. Castle Goring, the seat of Sir George B. Pechell, Bart., M.P., is also in this parish.

Letters are received through the Worthing office; delivered at 9.30am; dispatched 5pm.

Bushby Levi, esq. farmer
Calhoun Rev. Thomas G., M.A. (vicar)
Downer William, esq. farmer
Goatcher Charles, esq. farmer
Lyon David, esq.
Olliver William, esq. Courtlands
Pechell Capt. Sir George Brooke, bart. M.P, Castle Goring

Bellchamber Thomas, farmer
Carpenter William, bricklayer
Hide James, boot maker & beer retailer
Hide William, builder
Jenner Mrs. Ladies, school
Knight Charles, “Bull’s Head Inn”
Miles William, parish clerk
Mills Richard, farmer
Moore Mrs. Harriet, shopkeeper
Nye William, wheelwright
Olliver Misses, farmers, & refreshment rooms, Miller’s Tomb
Penfold Henry, grocer, draper & post office
Rowe John & George, blacksmiths


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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