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

UDIMORE is a parish, in the Eastern division of the county, hundred of Gostrow, Rye union and county court district, rape of Hastings, diocese of Chichester, and archdeaconry of Lewes, 3½ miles west-north-west from Winchelsea. The church of St. Mary is principally in the Early English style. The register dates from the year 1558. The living is a discharged vicarage, value £100 per annum, endowed with £400 private benefactions, £860 Royal Bounty, and £200 Parliamentary grant, in the gift of Frederick Langford, Esq., and held by the Rev. William Brocklebank, M.A., of Queen’s College, Cambridge. The parish is bounded on the south by Brede channel. The area is 2,221 acres, assessed at £3,881; the population in 1861 was 444.

POST OFFICE.- John Johnson, receiver. Letters from Rye arrive at 9.30 a.m.; dispatched at 6 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Rye

CARRIER TO Rye.- Lawrence Freeman, by van, wednesday & saturday

Jenner George, esq.
Austin Ann (Mrs.), farmer
Austin Edwin, farmer
Coleman Horace & Carlos, farmers
Collins Charles, farmer
Collins William, blacksmith
Crittenden Benjamin, farmer
Dawson Joseph, boot & shoe maker
Foster Henry, farmer
Fuller Mary (Mrs.), farmer
Henley John, farmer
Henley John Collins, registrar of births & deaths, & miller
Henley William, relieving officer
Johnson John, grocer & draper
Larkin Spencer, organist & parish clerk
Masters William, Plough
Reeves George, farmer
Sims James, farmer, Little Udimore
Sloman John, farmer
Smith Edwin, farmer
Wise William, farm bailiff
Woodhams William Richard, farmer, Hammonds