Daux, West Chiltington, Sussex

DAUX, West Chiltington, Sussex.   Daux, pronounced ‘Docks’,  was in 1841 the home of John Balchin, a widower, and his family, his son George and his wife Sophia, and two other children, Elizabeth and Edward.  John was one of the eleven children of Thomas Balchin of Wisborough Green who married Susannah Gravet in Pulborough in 1786.  Many Balchins lived at West Chiltington and are buried in its churchyard.