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Directory: 1858 Directory and Gazetteer of Sussex.

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Name: Ewhurst.

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Ewhurst is four miles from Robertsbridge, and four miles from Hurst Green, in Staple hundred, Hastings rape, and Battle union; in 1851 there were 1213 inhabitants. The church is an interesting edifice, partly in the Early English, and partly in the Decorative style of architecture. The benefice is a rectory, in the patronage of King’s College, Oxford, and in the incumbency of the Rev. W. J. Young, M.A. The Wesleyans have a chapel at Staple Cross in this parish. Fairs for cattle, corn, hops and pedlery, are held the 21st of May and 5th of August.

Letters are received through Hurst Green, which is the nearest Office for Money Orders. .

Josiah Boots, Carpenter.

William Boots, Wheelwright.

William Buck, Brewer.

George Cruttenden, Blacksmith.

Thomas Dawes, Farmer.

Walter Dawes, Farmer.

James Eldridge, Farmer.

James Farrance, Farmer.

William Gilfin, Farmer.

Henry Grace, Farmer.

George Gurr, Watchmaker.

Richard Harmer, (Inn Keeper) of Castle Inn.

Thomas Hartnut, Butcher.

John Henley, Farmer.

Joseph Henley, Corn dealer.

Mrs - Hilder, (Inn Keeper) of White Hart Inn.

Samuel Luck, Farmer.

Stephen Parks, Machine maker.

William Piper, Farmer.

Henry Richardson, Miller.

Thomas Richardson, Farmer.

Albert Sinden, (Inn Keeper) of Cross Inn.

Spencer Henry Weller Esq.

Other People Mentioned

Rev. W J Young M.A., (Clergyman).

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