Post Office Directory 1851, South Harting, West Sussex

South Harting is an extensive parish in Dumpford hundred, rape of Chichester, and contains 7,830 acres, a large proportion of which is down land; contained, in 1841, 1m254 inhabitants. The church is a large building, dedicated to St. Mary. The living is a vicarage and sinecure rectory, value £233 per annum, in the gift of Lady Featherstonaugh; the incumbent is the Rev. William Wells. The is a chapel for Independents and a National School for children of both sexes. South Harting is 4 miles south-east of Petersfield, and 7 west of Midhurst. The Income Tax assessment is £7,188

Post Office - James Chitty, receiver. Letters received through Petersfield at 7am; dispatched 7pm.

Bennett Edward ,esq.
Bullock Frederick, esq.
Chitty Robert, esq.
Featherstonaugh Lady, Upper Park
Postlethwaite Joseph, esq. Kent House
Postlethwaite Joseph L. esq. North end
Wells rev. William (incumbent)
Willmer Henry, esq. Down Cottage

Blackman Frederick, “Ship”
Blackmore George, blacksmith
Chase Robert, farmer, East Harting
Chitty James, baker & grocer
Coldwell David, grocer & baker
Curtis William, surgeon
Ewens James, “Barrell”
Gardner frank, relieving officer
Laver James, farmer, East Harting
Maxwell john, “Waterloo”
Mundy George, grocer
Mewman George William, miller, Hurst Mill
Oliver David, stonemason
Pannell William, wheelwright
Pledger Frederick, “White Horse”
Shier Henry, “Greyhound”
Tulet John, carpenter
Valler George, shoe maker
Wild john, miller
Wild William, butcher
Wild William, jun. farmer, East Harting
Wild William, sen. Farmer, East Harting
White Edward, tailor


Transcribed by Stacey Gardner

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