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Uckfield – Official Establishments, Local Institutions, &c.

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

POST AND MONEY ORDER OFFICE, POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK, AND GOVERNMENT ANNUITY AND INSURANCE OFFICE.- Benjamin Piddington, postmaster. Letters arrive every morning at 5, delivered at 7. A day mall arrives at 2.40 p.m.; dispatched at 12 a.m. & 9 p.m. Letters posted before 12 a.m. will be delivered in London the same night.
LETTER Box, New Town.- Letters cleared at 7.45 p.m.

MAGISTRATES FOR THE UCKFIELD DIVISION OF PEVENSEY RAPE:-
Barchard Francis, esq.
Harcourt Colonel F. Vernon
Boucher James George, esq.
Morgan William, esq.
Brown Thomas, esq.
Noble Captain
Brodie Frederick, esq.
Pevensey Viscount
Davies General F. J.
Shelley Sir J.P. bart
Day John, esq.
Streatfeild Richd. James, esq.
Donovan Alexander, esq.
Wilson Sir T. M. bart
Clerk to the Magistrates, James George Langham, jun, The Wakelyns

INSURANCE AGENTS:-
Law Fire, James George Laugham, jun. High street
Liverpool & London & Globe Fire & Life, H. Stapley
London Assurance, T. E. Killick, High street
Norwich Union Fire & Life, Charles Newnham
Phoenix Fire, John Foster, High street
Royal Fire, W. Townshend, High street
Royal Exchange, T. Wallis
Union Fire & Life, Alexander Cheale, Church house
United Kingdom Temperance & General Provident, W. Townshend, High street

PUBLIC ESTABLISHMENTS:-
Mechanics’ Institution. Henry Gilham, librarian
Police Constabulary Force (Eastern Division), James Bennett, superintendent
Union House, Rev. T. E. Crallan, M.A. chaplain; Alfred James, master; Mrs. Mary James, mistress; Henry Jones, clerk to the board of guardians

PUBLIC OFFICERS:-
Clerk to Magistrates, James George Langham, jun, The Wakelyns
Clerk to the Board of Guardians & Superintendent Registrar, Henry Jones, Church street
Registrar of Births, Deaths & Marriages, Charles Leeson Prince, High street
Collector of Income & Assessed Taxes, Thomas Pentecost, Church street
Collector of Poor Rates, T. E. Killick, High street

PLACES OF WORSHIP:-
Church of the Holy Cross, Rev. Edward Thomas Cardale, incumbent
Congregational Church, Rev, Frederick S. Attenborough, minister
Baptist Chapel, ministers various
Wesleyan Chapel, ministers various

SCHOOLS:-
Grammar, Henry Landsell, master
National, William Rollinson, master; Miss Susan Scott, mistress; Miss Mary Blackmore, infants’ mistress

CONVEYANCE TO TUNBRIDGE WELLS:-
A four-horse coach leaves Uckfield daily (sundays excepted) on the arrival of the train from Brighton at 10.30, returning from thence at 2 p.m., in time for the 4.55 train to Brighton
Conveyances await the arrival of every train
Railway Station, George William Humphrey, station master

RAILWAY CARRIERS.- Bourner & Co

CARRIERS.- Bourner & Co.’s van to Heathfield, Hadlow Down & Mayfield, every Monday, wednesday & friday; to Lewes, tuesday, thursday & saturday