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Duncton


Post Office Directory 1851
 
Duncton is a parish on the road from Petworth to Chichester, 3 miles south of Petworth, and 11 north-east of Chichester, in Rotherbridge hundred, rape of Arundel, with 1,330 acres, and a population, in 1851, of 272, and an Income Tax assessment, in 1842, of £1,102.
The benefice is a rectory, value £387 per annum, in the patronage of Col. Wyndham, and incumbency of the Rev. Thomas Sockett, who resides at Petworth, and his curate is the Rev. John New.
 
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Mrs Ellen Dean, receiver. Letters received 8am; dispatched 4.45pm.
 
New, Rev. John, curate
 
Traders
Bridger Bryan Anson, farmer
Broadbridge William, farmer
Dean David, blacksmith
Gill Mrs. Mary, “Swan”
Hammond John, miller & farmer
Hopkins Thomas, farmer
 
 
In part from an original transcription by Stacey Gardner 2006
last update and correction Aug 2009
 
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Extract from 1867 Directory
 
Parish Clerk, James Dean.
 
Letters received through Petworth, which is the nearest money order office
 
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Bridger Anthony, The Swan
Conner John, wood dealer
Dean David, blacksmith
Dean George, grocer
Dearling Thomas, farmer
Goatcher John, market gardener
Hammond Henry, miller
Hopkins Thomas, farmer
Kilham Caroline (Miss), grocer
Pescod George, boot & shoe maker
Smart George, wheelwright
 

 

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