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

DALLINGTON is a village and parish in the Eastern division of the county, Netherfield hundred, Battle union, Hastings rape and county court district, diocese of Chichester, archdeaconry of Lewes, and rural deanery of Dallington, situated on a range of hills, on the high road from Battle to Lewes 7 miles north-west from Battle station, 6 south-west from Robertsbridge station, and 66 from London by railway. The church of St. Giles is an ancient structure, consisting of nave, chancel, north aisle, and square embattled tower containing a good ring of 5 bells, and, with the exception of the tower, was rebuilt by voluntary subscriptions in 1864. The parish register dates from 1671. The living is a vicarage, value £200 per annum, with residence, in the girt of the Earl of Ashburnham, and held by the Rev. Ralph Raisbeck Tatham, M.A., of St. John’s College, Cambridge. Here is a National school, with a good residence for the master. The population in 1861 was 600; area, 2,873 acres. The Earl of Ashburnham is lord of the manor.

Parish Clerk, John Trill.

POST OFFICE.- Thomas Peters, receiver. Letters arrive from Hurst Green at 8.15 a.m.; dispatched thereto at 6.15 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Burwash

INSURANCE AGENT.- Liverpool & London & Globe, Thomas Peters

Assistant Overseer, Charles Fulbrook
National School, James Rowe, master

CARRIERS TO HASTINGS.- James Crouch, every friday; George Pilbeam, every thursday; Horace Collins, every saturday

Austin Capt. William, R.N. Brooklands
Graham John. esq. Buckholt
Peters Samuel, esq.
Tatham Rev. Ralph Raisbeck, M.A. [vicar], Vicarage

Bates Simon, beer retailer, Wood’s corner
Body Moses, farmer & hop grower, Herring’s farm
Bourner Peter, farmer & hop grower, Woodland farm
Bourner William, farmer & hop grower, Redpale farm
Crouch James, farmer, Christmas farm
Crouch James, jun. butcher & farmer, Wood’s corner
Crouch John, blacksmith, Wood’s corner
Deudney Thomas, farmer, Rabbit’s farm
Dray Mary (Mrs.), grocer & draper, Wood’s corner
Dray Thomas, plumber & glazier & bricklayer
Fulbrook Charles, land surveyor & assistant overseer
Fulbrook Mary (Mrs.), farmer, Cruttendens
Geering Albert, miller & farmer
Gosling George, glover
Grant James, shoe maker, Wood’s corner
Honeysett James, farmer & hop grower, Woodsell farm
Honeysett John, carpenter
Honeysett Walter, farmer, Darvel’s hole
Honeysett William, carpenter, Wood’s corner
Isted George, farmer, Jones’s farm
Kenyon Jas. Old Swan, Wood’s corner
Nightingale John, farmer, Gifford’s toll
Noakes Thomas, butcher
Partridge Robert, farmer, Lakehurst
Peters Thomas, grocer, linen draper & postmaster
Pilbeam George, farmer, Hodgkins’ farm
Sands Geo. blacksmith, Wood’s corner
Sellens Edmund, farmer, Castle farm
Simmons Stephen, farmer, Clayton
Simmons Thomas, farmer & hop grower, Lattendens
Trill John, farmer
Walker Henry, farmer, Hook’s farm
Watson Edward, grocer & baker, Wood’s corner
White Robert, farmer & hop grower, New Castle farm
Wickens Benjamin, farmer & hop grower, Hazleden farm
Wrenn Herbert, farmer & hop grower, Padgham farm
York William, farmer, Acland farm