1924 Kelly’s

From Kelly’s Post Office Directory of Sussex, 1924 (pp. 387)

NEW FISHBOURNE is a village and parish, at the head of the eastern branch of Chichester harbour, on the road from Chichester to Portsmouth, 1 mile west from Chichester, and has a halt on the motor rail service between Portsmouth and Chichester; it is in the Chichester division of the county, hundred of Box and Stockbridge, rape, petty sessional division and county court district of Chichester, union of Westhampnett, and in the rural deanery, archdeaconry and diocese of Chichester. Water is obtained from the Chichester Corporation Works, and is laid on to practically all houses, and the village is partly lighted with gas. The church of SS. Peter and Mary is of stone, in the Early English style, and has a belfry containing 2 bells: there are 140 sittings. The register dates from the year 1589. The living is a rectory, net income £215, with 1½ acres of glebe and residence, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor, and held since 1912 by the Rev. Neville Frederick Shaw M.A. of Magdalen College, Oxford. A church room was erected in 1905. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel. The Rector’s trust account, a sum of £100 in Consols, which produces £2 18s. 4d yearly, is for the benefit of the poor of the parish. Albert Eadie esq, is lord of the manor. The soil is rich loam; subsoil, clay and gravel. The chief crops are wheat, barley and oats. The area is 1,294 acres of land, 5 of water and 32 of foreshore; rateable value, £7,477; the population of the civil parish in 1921 was 896, and of the ecclesiastical parish in 1911 was 339.

In 1896, those portions of St. Bartholomew and Peter the Great parishes outside the municipal borough of Chichester were added to New Fishbourne.

Parish Clerk, Charles Gardner.
Post, M. O. & T.  & T. E. D. Office.- Levi Nutbeem, sub-postmaster. Letters through Chichester.
The children attend the school at Old Fishbourne.

Barnard Mrs. Willow cottage
Challen Mrs. Ranceby
Decks Walter Stanway
Edgar John G. The Gables
Farne Charles Henry, Fishbourne ho
Grout William, Sunnyside
Harrison Ralph, Manor house
Harrison Ralph, Manor house
Ledger Henry, The Bays
Lintott Charles R. The Croft
Prior Ebenezer, Kensington cottage, T.N. 91
Pulleybank Mrs. Florence villa
Russell Lt.-Col. George Young, Acacia lodge
Salter Samuel, Norton house
Shaw Rev. Neville Frederick M.A. (rector), Rectory
Shorland Arthur William, St. Pol
Smurthwaite John Herbert, Weston ho
Spicer Comdr. Stewart D., R.N. Salt Mill house, T.N. Chichester 225
Steinitz Rev. Charles Edward M.A. St. John’s
Strange Grove, The Lodge
Tripp Guy H. H. The Chestnuts
Waithman Mrs. Westfield
Wallace James G. H.
Waring John A., M. B. Fishbourne cottage. T.N. 36

Brigden Harold Sidney Beecher, watch maker
Chichester Drainage Outfall Works (H. Ede, manager)
Coles Eli, dairyman
Combes Henry George, cycle repairer
Eaton Frederick John, beer retailer
Gadd Harry, Bull’s Head P.H.
Nutbeem Levi & Sons, bakers, & post office
Powell Christine (Miss) dress maker
Powell William, carpenter
Sadler F, & Co. millers
Scorey Cecil John, famr. The Elms
Strong Louie (Mrs.), laundress
Swatton Herbert Wm. nurseryman
Wakeford Ebenezer, nurseryman