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

RUMBOLDSWYKE is a small parish, adjoining Chichester, in the Western division of the county, Box and Stockbridge hundred, Chichester rape, county court district, diocese, archdeaconry and rural deanery, and West Hampnett union. A branch of the Arundel and Portsmouth Canal skirts the western boundary of the parish. The church of St. Rumbold is a plain building of rubble, without any pretension to style, having 1 bell, chancel and centre aisle. The living is a vicarage, value £246 per annum, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Chichester, and held by the Rev. Stenning Johnson, B.A., of Merton College, Oxford. The area is 645 acres, and the population in 1861 was 582.
Holt is a hamlet of this parish.

Parish clerk, George Smith.

Letters through Chichester, which is the nearest money order office

Anchor Miss, Wickham
Buckner Rev. Charles, Wyke house
Cousens Miss
Dusautoy Mrs. Wickham
Ewer Mrs. Wickham
Hopp Mr. Henry, Wickham
Kent Mr. John
Kentfield Mr. John, Wickham
Pattison James, esq. Wickham
Peel Mr. Augustus, Wickham
Saunders Mr. Charles, Wickham
Stapleton Mr. Richard, Wickham
Young Mr. John

Anchor Charles, farmer
Binstead James, bricklayer, Wickham
Boniface Thomas, Crown
Brockway Joseph, gardener, Wickham
Clue William, shopkeeper, Wickham
Denyer Rhoda (Mrs.), dairy
Ewens Anne (Mrs.), shopkeeper, Wickham
Field Alfred, farmer
Fogden Elizabeth (-) & Thomas, dairy
Fogden Mary (Mrs.), farmer
Heath Frederick, relieving officer & registrar of births & deaths
Hoare William, dairyman
Lemmon John, nurseryman, Wickham
Mayne James, gardener
Morris Charles, gardener, Wickham
Rhodes William, horse dealer, Wickham
Smith James & Son, New inn
Southerton Wm. shoe maker, Wickham
Spratt Thomas, beer retailer, Wickham