Post Office Directory 1851, Heyshott, West Sussex

Heyshott, a small village 2 miles south from Midhurst, in Easebourne hundred, rape of Chichester. Its area is 2,171 acres, population, in 1841, was 408. The living is a rectory, value £318, annexed to Stedham, in the patronage of the Hon. L. V. Harcourt, and incumbency of the Rev. Caleb Collins. On the Downs are the remains of an ancient camp and fortification. The Income Tax assessment is £1,555.

Letters received through Midhurst.

Challen Charles, farmer
Challen James, farmer
Gadd William, farmer
Legg William, farmer
Miles David, farmer
Mills Henry, farmer ^ miller, Bex mill
Newell Benjamin, grocer & farmer
Parry Stephen, blacksmith
Pink Robert, boot maker
Pope Henry, farmer & beer retailer
Randall George, farmer
Smith Henry, “Unicorn”, & bricklayer


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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