Post Office Directory 1851, Trotton, West Sussex

Trotton, is Dumford & Easebourne hundreds, rape of Chichester, is a long and narrow parish, and extends from the north to south nearly 7 miles, and about ¾ mile in breadth. The village is on the banks of the river West Rother, 4 miles west of Midhurst. Population, in 1831, 416; and, 184, 481. The living is a rectory, value £296 per annum; patron, the lord of the manor; incumbent, Rev. Batchellor. In this parish was born the poet Otway. The area is 3,789, assessed at £3,506.

Milland is a chapelry with 138 inhabitants.

Letters received through Midhurst.

Batchelor Rev.
Davidson Capt. John, Trotton House
Twyford Samuel, esq.

Aburrow Edward, farmer
Ayling John, farmer
Beagly George, “Black Fox”
Challen John, farmer
Eames Mrs Elizabeth, farmer
Field Alfred, farmer
Gardner Moses, blacksmith
Good Mrs Susannah, farmer
Heather Mrs Elizaneth, beer retailer
Jeffries Robert, farmer
Randall John & Son, farmers
Restell Charles, farmer
Restell Robert, farmer


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