Post Office Directory 1851, Horsted Keynes, West Sussex

Horstead Keynes is a large parish, 8 miles south of east Grinstead, 5 north-east of Haywards Heath station, 8 from Uckfield, and 40 from London, in Cuckfield union, giving name to Danehill Horstead hundred, in Pevensey rape, and having 6,210 acres, and a population of 812, assessed at £2,777. The benefice is a rectory, value £342 per annum, and in the patronage of T. Austen, Esq. Fairs are held 27th May and September 12th.

Post Office - Elizabeth Colven, postmistress. Letters arrive at 11am & dispatched at 2.15pm by foot post to East Grinstead

Carrier to Lewes - William Bush, every fri.; returning same day

Plinkett Rev. William

Adams William, grocer
Arnold John, farmer
Bates John, tailor
Blaber john, farmer
Brigden William, blacksmith
Burtenshaw john, farmer
Butcher Richard, beer retailer
Carr William, farmer
Comber John, corn miller
Comber John, farmer
Coppard Samuel, farmer
Ellis George, “Crown”
Fellows John, beer retailer
Friend Mrs. Ann, farmer
Hoadley George, farmer
Hoadley James, farmer
Hoadley john, farmer
Holman Thomas, farmer
Jenner Robert, farmer
Langridge William, farmer
Leney Thomas, farmer
Lewry Henry, farmer
Luxford Mrs. Mary, beer retailer
Martin Thomas, farmer
Morrell William, farmer
Newnham Benjamin, shoe maker
Saunders Henry, farmer
Smith john, saddler
Springate James, farmer
Stevens Edward, corn miller
Tompsett William, farmer
Warnett George, farmer
Welfare Edward, carpenter
White Henry, shopkeeper


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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