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Directory: 1858 Directory and Gazetteer of Sussex.

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Name: Brede.

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BREDE is a very pleasant village situated on an eminence, about six miles from Battle, and seven from Hastings. The church is an ancient and interesting structure, contains many monuments and brasses of great antiquity. The living is a rectory, in the diocese of Chichester, and incumbency of the Rev. A. Aylward. Brede Place is an ancient mansion, and has a commanding appearance. Fairs are held annually on Easter Tuesday, for cattle and pedlery. The population in 1851 was 1059.

Letters are received through Northiam, which is the nearest Money Order Office.

Rev. Alfred Alyward M.A., Rector.

John Austen, Farmer.

William Baker, Farmer.

Stephen Blake, Cooper and Parish Clerk.

Edwin Bray, Farmer.

William Cambell, Farmer.

C Coleman, Farmer.

H Coleman, Farmer.

James Cristford, Bricklayer.

Joseph Dawson, Bootmaker.

William Freeman, Grocer.

Thomas Fuggle, Miller.

Thomas Fuller, Farmer.

Thomas Gee, Farmer.

Peter Hook, Butcher.

William Hunt, Publican of King's Head.

George Lazarus, Shopkeeper.

Robert Mercer, Farmer.

William Milham, Farmer.

John Noakes, Farmer.

Richard Noakes, Carpenter.

Robert Noakes, Farmer.

John Ockenden, Grocer & c.

David Smith Esq.

David Smith, Farmer.

Henry Smith, Farmer.

Henry Vidler, Farmer.

James Vidler, Farmer.

John Weller, Pottery.

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