Post Office Directory 1851, West Itchenor, West Sussex

West Itchenor is a small parish, 7 miles south-west from Chichester, in Manhood hundred, rape of Chichester, Westhampnett union, containing 450 acres, and a population of 232, in 1841. The principal landed proprietors are Lord George Lennox and W. M. Bridger, Esq. The living is a rectory, value £170 per annum, in the archdeaconry of Chichester, and deanery of Boxgrove; it formerly belonged to the priory of Boxgrove, and since the dissolution of that monastery, the patronage has remained in the Crown; the incumbent is the Rev. Stenning Johnson. The parish is bounded by Chichester harbour, West Wittering and Birdham; assessed to the Income Tax at £1,061/

Letters received through Chichester.

Gibbs William, esq. Itchenor Park
Johnson rev. Stenning

Beal Mrs. Eliza, shopkeeper
Darley Henry, coal dealer
Hawkins Samuel, boot maker
Mounterfield Mrs Mary, “Ship”
Read Charles, boot maker


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