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


Wartling is a village and parish, 4½ miles north from Pevensey station, 68 from London, 5½ east from Hailsham, and 10 south-west from Battle, in the Eastern division of the county, rape and county court district of Hastings, hundred of Foxearle, union of Hailsham, diocese of Chichester, archdeaconry of Lewes. and rural deanery of Dallington. The church of St. Mary Magdalene is a small building, a mile and a half from Boreham Street, and commands extensive views of Pevensey Flats and Bay. The register dates from 1540. The living is a vicarage, value £441 per annum, with residence, in the gift of John Graham, Esq., and held by the Rev. Edward Curteis Graham, B.A. Here is a National school. Windmill Hill Place, the seat of Herbert Mascall Curteis, Esq., is a handsome modern built mansion, situated in well wooded and picturesque grounds, commanding beautiful and extensive views of the surrounding country. The Earl of Ashburnham is lord of the manor of Rockland and Cowden, and Herbert Mascall Curteis, Esq., is the largest landowner. The area is 4,736 acres, and the population in 1861 was 914.
BOREHAM (or Boreham Street) is a manor and populous hamlet of Wartling parish: it has a bridge over the river Ashbourn, and is a mile and a half north from Wartling village, 6 miles north from Pevensey, 6 east from Hailsham and 8 south-west from Battle, on the road from Battle to Lewes.

Parish Clerk, Edward Ockenden, Boreham.

POST OFFICE, Wartling hill.- William Relf, receiver. Letters arrive from Hurst Green, at 9 a.m.; dispatched at 5.30 p.m.; sundays, 5.15. The nearest money order office is at Gardner Street

POST OFFICE, Boreham.- Alfred Dawes, receiver. Letters arrive from Hurst Green at 8.35 a.m.; dispatched at 6 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Gardner Street

INSURANCE AGENT.- Liverpool London & Globe Fire & Life, Herbert Beeny, Windmill hill

National School, Wartling, James Beetham, master; Mrs. Emily Beetham, mistress

CARRIER TO HASTINGS.- Joshua Stubberfield, every sat

Collins Mrs. Boreham
Curteis Herbert Mascall, esq. Windmill Hill place
Graham Rev. Edward Curteis, B.A. Vicarage
Maher Major Martin Charles, Boreham
Simons Joseph Anthony, esq. Boreham
Weld G. W. esq. Boreham

Apps James, beer retailer
Atwood George, tailor, Boreham
Barnes Harriet (Mrs.), farmer, Beard’s farm
Barnett James, farmer
Beck George Washington, farmer, Tilley farm
Beeny Herbert, grocer, linen draper & wine merchant, Windmill hill
Collins George, farmer, Rickard’s farm
Crowhurst Thomas, farrier
Cuthbert Thomas, blacksmith, Boreham
Davis Amos, farmer, Comphurst farm
Dawes Alfred, plumber, painter & glazier, Boreham
Dawes Edgar, farmer, assistant overseer & collector of taxes, Boreham
Durrant Peter, farmer, Prinkle farm
Foster & Bristow, millers, Bodle Street mill
Funnell James, Lamb inn
Harmer Henry, farmer, Hole farm
Hawes Robert, farmer, Stunt’s green
Hicks Philadelphia (Mrs.), farmer
Hoath Horace, farmer, Boreham
Hope Reuben, hair dresser, Boreham
Jenner John, farmer & hop grower, Cooper’s farm
Kenward George, miller, Boreham
Kenward James, farmer & hop grower, Carter’s corner
Lade Daniel, farmer & hop grower, Cowbeech
Long Charles, watch & clock maker, Boreham
Luck Henry, carpenter, Wartling hill
Morris John, boot & shoe maker, Windmill hill
Noakes Thomas, butcher, Boreham
Ockenden Edwd. shoe maker, Boreham
Packham Amos, farmer & hop grower, Dorman’s farm
Page William (Mrs.), farmer, Boreham
Pook Alfred, grocer, Wartling hill
Relf William, farmer, Wartling hill
Rogers Francis, farmer, Bellhurst
Russell John, farmer, Rocklands
Saxby James & Son, grocers & drapers, Boreham
Shaw John Backshall, Bull’s Head inn, Boreham
Simmons Thomas & Joseph, farmers, Cowden farm
Simmons Chas. Horseshoe, & blacksmith
Simons Joseph Anthony, physician surgeon, Boreham
Smith Joseph, grocer & draper, Cowbeech
Snashall John, boot shoe maker, Boreham
Stubberfield Joshua, market gardener
Tickner William, farmer, Boreham
Waite William, saddler, Boreham
Weld G. W. physician, Boreham