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

ROGATE is a large parish, in the Western division of the county, Dumpford hundred, Chichester rape, diocese and archdeaconry, Midhurst union, county court district and rural deanery, 4 miles east from Petersfield, and 6 west from Midhurst, about 5 miles in length, but very irregular in breadth. This manor, though not particularised in the "Domesday Survey," may be taken as part of the manor of Hertinges. In the reign of Edward III. it was held by Ralph de Camois, who obtained a charter for holding; a fair: it was subsequently held, by one Rademel, and in the reign of Henry VIll. it was granted by the Crown to William Earl of Southampton. There are several manors or reputed manors within the parish, one of which, comprising nearly the whole parish. is Wenham, the property of Col. Charles Wyndham. The church of St. Bartholomew is a small and ancient structure. The register commences in 1558. The living is a vicarage, value 212 per annum, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor, and held by the Rev. Henry Haddon Greene, M.A., of Worcester College, Oxford. Here is a private school, supported by the Hon. Mrs. Carnegie. An annual pleasure fair is held on the 27th of September. The seats in the neighbourhood are Rogate Lodge, Fair Oak, and Fyning House. The parish contains 4,873 acres; the population in 1861 was 990.

Parish Clerk, William Waller.

POST OFFICE.- Mrs. Mary White, receiver. Letters arrive from Petersfield at 8 a.m.; dispatched at 6.30 p.m. Petersfield is the nearest money order office

INSURANCE AGENTS:-
Liverpool & London & Globe Fire & Life, W. M. Thorp
London & Lancashire, J. Marshall

Callaway Mrs. Fyning
Callaway Mrs. William, Fyning
Carnegie Hon. John Jervis, J.P. Fair oak
Greene Rev. Henry Haddon, M.A. [rector]
Whitelock John Wm., esq. Fyning house
Wyndham Mrs. Rogate lodge

COMMERCIAL.
Andrews William, carpenter
Ayling Dennatt, farmer, Sandhill
Aylwin William, Wyndham Arms
Baker Thomas, butcher
Baxter John, farmer
Berry George, brick maker
Blanchard John, farmer
Blunden James, bricklayer
Bridger Elizabeth (Mrs.), farmer, Wenham
Bryan Samuel, relieving officer & registrar of births & deaths for the Harting district
Carver Henry, farmer
Cawte William, draper
Chapman Henry, White Horse
Glaysher John, Flying Bull, Rake
Harris Ann (Mrs.), farmer, Durfield
Hounsom George, farmer
Lickfold James, farmer, Slade
Long John, farmer, Habing
Luff Thomas, farmer, Mizard
Marshall James, shoe maker
Munday William, farmer, Durtley marsh
Petter Louis, carpenter
Russell George, Jolly Drovers, Shrub's corner
Silvester William, farmer, Lower house
Souter John, farmer, Sandhill
Thorp Jane & Son, shopkeepers
Tipper Joseph, wheelwright
Toop James, blacksmith
White Mary (Mrs.), stationer
White Robert, tailor
Wood John, shoe maker

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