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

SALEHURST is a parish, close to Robertsbridge station, 5 miles north from Battle, partly in the Eastern division of the county, Henhurst hundred, Ticehurst union, Hastings rape and county court district, diocese of Chichester, archdeaconry of Lewes, and rural deanery of Dallington. The church of St. Mary is in the Early English style, and consists of a nave, north and south aisles, chancel, and tower with 8 bells, and has been repewed and restored. The register dates from the year 1575. The living is a vicarage, value £625 per annum, with residence, in the gift of Charles Hardy, Esq., and held by the Rev. Alexander Orr, M.A., of Oriel College, Oxford. Here are National schools, and places of worship for Wesleyans and Calvinists. The Earl of Chichester and Henry Micklethwait, Esq., are lords of the manor. Mr George Munn left an annuity of £16 per annum in aid of National schools. The other charities are £31 per annum. In 1861 the population was 2,014; area, 6,481 acres.
HURST GREEN and ROBERTSBRIDGE are hamlets in this parish. Iridge is a seat

Parish Clerk, James Barton.

Letters arrive from Hurst Green. The nearest money order office is at Robertsbridge

Bray Thomas Blakeway, esq. J.P. Darbel bank
Johnson Hugh, esq. Ridge place
Knowles Charles James, esq. Bern Hurst, Hurst green
Luxford Rev. George C. M.A. (vicar)

Blanford Thomas, farmer, South park
Blinks Albert, butcher, Hurst green
Borman Samuel, farmer
Bourne John, farmer, Bugshill
Burgess Henry, farmer, Park farm
Burgess Mary (Mrs.), miller
Butchers Thomas, farmer, Barrteny
Collins Elizabeth (Mrs.), George inn, Hurst green
Croft John, beer retailer, Hurst green
Daniels Joph. Queen’s Head, Hurst green
Davis William, farmer
Dunk William, farmer, Abbey farm
Goodsell Thomas, farmer, Jolly’s
Hart George Edwd. corn dealer, Hurst green
Harris David, Old Eight Bells
Hopperton Henry, White Horse
Kemp George, George, Cooper’s corner
Medhurst William, miller, Silver hill
Mills Edwin, Junction Arms
Noakes Charles, farmer, Great Wigsdell
Olney Daniel Norris, farmer
Pankhurst & Luck, farmers
Pankhurst James, farmer
Pepper Thomas, wheelwright, Hurst green
Reed Thomas, tailor, Hurst green
Smith Jabez, farmer
Waite Thomas Pack, shoe maker
Whyborn Thomas, grocer & draper, Hurst green
Worsley William, sen. boot & shoe maker, Hurst Green
Worsley William, jun. boot & shoe maker, Hurst green