Post Office Directory 1851, Rudgewick, West Sussex

Rudgewick is a parish on the border of Surrey, 5 miles north-north-west of Horsham, in West Easwrith hundred, rape of Arundel, with 5,960 acres, and a population, in 1841, of 1,024; assessed to the Income Tax, in 1842, at £3,654. The benefice is a vicarage, value £159 per annum, and in the patronage of the Bishop of Chichester.

Post Office - James Saunders, receiver. Letters received through Horsham 10am; dispatched 4pm

Cox Daniel, esq.
Rev. George (vicar)
Napper John, esq.

Alberry Henry, miller
Botting John, farmer
Botting William, miller
Buck James, cooper
Butcher George, tailor
Chantler James, miller
Churchman Edward, farmer
Cox Miss Mary Ann, ladies school
Edmunds John, shopkeeper
Elliot Thomas, corn merchant
Freeman Henry, carpenter
Ireland Maurice, farmer
Ireland William, butcher
Jelly William, farmer
Jenkins Henry, farmer
Jenkins John, jun. farmer
Jenkins William, farmer
King George, millwright
King George, “Queen’s Head”
Lipscomb William, shoe maker
Mann john, timber surveyor
Oakley William, carpenter
Saunders James, “King’s Head”
Walder peter, farmer
Withall James, cooper
Wooberry William, farmer


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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