From Melville’s Directory & Gazetteer of Sussex, 1858 (pp. 364)
FISHBOURNE is a parish and village, pleasantly situated about one mile and a half from Chichester, and contains a population of 317. The living is a rectory, in the patronage of the Crown. The Rev. Stair Douglass, M.A., is the incumbent. Salt Hill, the seat of Francis Smith, Esq., is exceedingly picturesque and beautiful, and commands very interesting and extensive scenery.
Letters are received through Chichester, which is the nearest Money Order Office.
Farndell, Henry, esq.
Field, George, esq.
Halsted, Mr Henry
Hackfield, William, esq.
Howard, William Nelson, esq.
Johnson, Miss Emily
Smith, Francis, esq. Salt hill park
Wedge, Mr, Thomas
Ayling, Henry, gardener
Barnes, William Elvey, shopkeeper
Brain, John, baker
Feast, John, postmaster
Freeland, Joseph, farmer and cattle dealer
Mathews, William Richard, baker and shopkeeper
Ovington, George, Bull’s Head inn
Powell, Mrs. Elizabeth, boot and shoe maker
Robbins, William, shopkeeper
Shepherd, James, miller
Shepherd, James, jun. millwright
Walling and Barnes, coal dealers