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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.
Post Office
Mrs Ellen Dean, receiver.
Letters received 8am; dispatched 4.45pm.
Rev. John New, curate
Bryan Anson Bridger, farmer
William Broadbridge, farmer
David Dean, blacksmith
Mrs. Mary Gill, The Swan
John Hammond, miller & farmer
Thomas Hopkins, farmer
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Parish Clerk, James Dean.
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Anthony Bridger, The Swan
John Conner, wood dealer
David Dean, blacksmith
George Dean, grocer
Thomas Dearling, farmer
John Goatcher, market gardener
Henry Hammond, miller
Thomas Hopkins, farmer
Caroline Kilham [Miss], grocer
George Pescod, boot & shoe maker
George Smart, wheelwright


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