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

NEWICK is a parish and pretty village 4&fract12; miles west from Uckfield railway station, 8 south-east from Hayward’s Heath, 44 from London, 9 from Cuckfield, in the Eastern division of the county, Chailey union, Barcombe hundred, Lewes rape, county court district and archdeaconry, and diocese of Chichester. The church of St. Mary is an old stone building in the Early English style: it has nave, north aisle with a chancel of Decorated work, and low square embattled tower with 3 bells. The living is a rectory, annual value £387, in the gift of, and held by, the Rev. Thomas, Baden Powell, M.A., of Oriel College, Oxford; the Rev. William Powell, M.A., of Exeter College, Oxford, is curate. Newick Place, or Park, is the seat of James Henry Sclater, Esq., J.P. Beechland is a handsome building, the residence of W. H. Blaauw, Esq., J.P. There is a National school and a Charity school for girls, founded and endowed by Lady Vernon, in 1771, for twelve poor girls of the parish. The school is supported by a rent charge of £50 a year upon the Park estate. The Baptists have a chapel here. The soil is strong clay. Here is a small brewery. The population in 1861 was 991; the area is 1,966 acres.

Parish Clark, William Martin.

POST AND MONEY ORDER OFFICE AND POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK.- Elias Hurrion Neve, postmaster. Letters arrive from Uckfield at 8 a.m., dispatched at 6.15 p.m. Money orders are issued & paid from 9 till 5

National Mercantile Life, William Ellis
Scottish Union Fire & Life, John Piggot
National School, Elias Hurrion Neve, master
Charity school (girls), Mrs. Sarah Sturt, mistress

BRIGHTON – William Varnham, every thursday
LEWES – William Varnham, every tuesday & saturday; William Billinghurst, tuesday, thursday & saturday
LONDON – Vince Wood, every tuesday night, to the Nag’s Head inn, Borough, returning every thursday night

Archer Matthew T. esq. Newick lodge
Blaauw William Hy. esq. J.P. Beechland
Funnell Mr. John
Gravely Richard, esq.
Hart Mrs.
Kerr Lieut.- Col. William Henry
Langrish Mr. John
Powell Rev. Thomas Baden, M.A. Rectory
Powell Rev. William, M.A. [curate]
Sclater James Henry, esq. J.P. Newick pk
Shiffner Misses, Ketches house

Ashford John, farmer
Billinghurst William, carrier
Brooks James, builder
Brooks John, mason
Comber Jesse, saddler & harness maker, & beer retailer
Dunsday William, tailor
Ellis William, grocer & draper
Fleet Thomas, blacksmith
Freeland William, grocer & draper
Flint Edward & Mary (Mrs.), grocers & drapers
Fuller Richard & Frederick, plumbers, painters & glaziers
Funnell John, surveyor
Gilbert Daniel, coal merchant
Gilbert Harriet (Mrs.), Bull inn
Gilbert James (exors. of), brewer
Gravely Richard, surgeon
Guy Thomas, farmer
Hall Henry & John, farmers, Goldbridge farm
Hampton William, wheelwright
Holmes James, baker
Horscroft William, baker
Howell Henry, jun. farmer, Bromley farm
Isard William, fellmonger & leather dresser
Kenward George, farmer
Kenward William, farmer
Martin William, boot & shoe maker
Martin William, carpenter
Newton John, veterinary surgeon
Piggot John, carpenter
Roser William, beer retailer
Roser William, blacksmith
Siffleet Henry, farmer, Tilehouse farm
Stephens Edward, farmer, Painter’s farm
Swaysland William, academy
Varnham William, carrier
Vinall John, shoe maker
Weston John & Sons, horse dealers
Weston George, carpenter & shopkeeper
Weston Horatio Stubbs, Crown inn & posting house
Wood Charles, butcher
Wood Robert, farmer, Church farm
Young Alfred, beer retailer