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Midhurst – Official Establishments, Local Institutions, &c.

From Kelly’s Post Office Directory of Essex, Herts, Middlesex, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, 1867

POST AND MONEY ORDER OFFICE, POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK, AND GOVERNMENT ANNUITY AND INSURANCE OFFICE.- Mrs. Ann Goodner, postmistress, Rumbold’s hill. Letters are delivered at 7 a.m. & 2.25 p.m.; dispatched at 8.30 a.m. & 10.30 a.m. Box closes at 9 p.m.

INSURANCE AGENTS:-
Clerical, Medical & General, George D. Wolferstan
County Fire & Provident Life, William H. Packham
European Life, Thomas Holt
Lancashire Fire & Life, William Mercer
Law Union Fire & Life, E. Albery
Liverpool & London & Globe Fire & Life, A. & J. Etherington
Norwich Union Fire & Life, William Puttick, Easebourne
Pelican Life, A. & J. Etherington
Phoenix Fire, A. & J. Etherington
Provincial Fire & Life, James Simmonds
Royal Fire & Life, George Chorley
Royal Exchange, S. Parrish
Sun Fire & Life, John B. Hammond
Union, G. Knight

PUBLIC ESTABLISHMENTS:-
Midhurst Union, Rev. William. H. Parson, chairman; Henry Morley, esq., vice-chairman; Rev. Arthur W. Cornwall, chaplain; Edwin Albery, clerk; John Robinson, surgeon; George Henry Grossmith, master; Mrs. Mary Grossmith, matron
County Court, William Furner, esq. judge; Thomas Johnson, registrar; Joseph Dempster, high bailiff; John Brookfield, deputy bailiff
Inland Revenue. Office, Angel hotel, James Robinson, Officer
Mechanics’ Institution, E. Albery, secretary; H. Morley, esq. treasurer
Stamp Office, James Robinson, distributor

PUBLIC OFFICERS:-
Clerk to the Magistrates for the Division of Lower Chichester, Superintendent Registrar of the Midhurst Union, Perpetual
Commissioner, Commissioner of Land, Assessed, Property & Income Taxes, Commissioner for Affidavits & Registrar of County Court, Thomas Johnson, Rumbold’s hill
Clerk to the Midhurst Union & Commissioner for Affidavits in all the Courts, Edwin Albery, St. Ann’s hill
Collector of Assessed & Income Taxes, John Thorp
Superintendent of Police, John Parnell
National School, George Upton, master; Mrs. Mary Upton, mistress

POSTING HOUSES:-
Angel, John Parker
Spread Eagle, Alfred Stoner

CONVEYANCE TO:-
CHICHESTER – Faulkner, omnibus every morning at 9, returning at 7 evening; Ellcome, every morning at a quarter to 9, returning 7 evening

CARRIERS TO:-
CHICHESTER – Ellcome & Faulkner, every day; George Faulkner, every thursday, returning same day
GUILDFORD – George Faulkner, every monday, returning following day
PETERSFIELD – George Faulkner, every friday, returning same day
PETWORTH – James Dabbs, every day, returning the following morning