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1874Directory entryAlmshousePost Office Directory
The Buxted almshouses, containing four tenements, two for single people and two for married couples, were built by Lady Catherine J. V. Harcourt, A.D. 1864.

c 1875Buxted, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyAlmshouse

3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Marriott, F, Head, widowed, age 63, born NorthamptonshireJane MarriottAlms House, Hog House Lane1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Miller, M, Head, married, age 72, born Framfield; occupation: farm labourerHenry Miller, farm labourerAlms House, Hog House Lane1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Miller, F, Wife, married, age 63, born BuxtedMary Miller

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Beal, M, Head, married, age 72, born Mayfield, occupation: farm labourerThomas Beal, farm labourerAlms House, Hog House Lane1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Beal, F, Wife, married, age 66, born FramfieldMary Beal

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Smith, M, Head, married, age 34, born Buxted; occupation Farm labourerStephen SmithAlms House, Hog House Lane1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriett Smith, F, Wife, married, age 28, born MaresfieldHarriett Smith
3rd Apr 1881CensusLouisa Smith, F, Daughter, age 4, born BuxtedLouisa Smith
3rd Apr 1881CensusWillm. Smith, M, Son, age 3, born BuxtedWilliam Smith
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Smith, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born BuxtedJane Smith

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Edmeads, M, Head, married, age 46, born Kent, unemployedThomas EdmeadsAlms House, Hog House Lane1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEleanor Edmeads, F, Wife, married, age 44, born HerefordshireEleanor Edmeads
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmily M. Edmeads, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born BuxtedEmily M. Edmeads
3rd Apr 1881CensusAgnes E. Edmeads, F, Daughter, age 14, born BuxtedAgnes E. Edmeads
3rd Apr 1881CensusClara J. Edmeads, F, Daughter, age 13, born Buxted; occupation: scholarClara J. Edmeads
3rd Apr 1881CensusEleanor L. Edmeads, F, Daughter, age 8, born Buxted; occupation: scholarEleanor L. Edmeads
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Edmeads, M, Son, age 6, born Buxted; occupation: scholarHenry Edmeads

1882Directory entryAlmshouseKelly's Directory
The Buxted almshouses, containing four tenements, two for single people and two for married couples, were built and endowed with £2,000 by the late Lady Catherine J. V. Harcourt A.D. 1864. Smith's Charity of £1 6s. 8d. paid out of a bequest to the parish of All Saints, Lewes and a charity of £6 15s. yearly, left by Mr. Edward Holmes Baldock, of Hyde Park place, London, in 1844, are distributed in money. Benham's charity of £9 a year, founded by will in 1865, is given to the poor at the absolute discretion of the trustees.

1882Directory entryAlmshouseKelly's Directory
Church of England School (mixed), High-Hurst wood, built in 1872 for 120 children; average attendance, 93. This school has an endowment of £30 yearly, from bequests by, the late Colonel Harcourt & Lady Catherine J. V. Harcourt ; £25 from Saunder's charity & £10 from Fermor of Crowborough's charity ; James William B. Smith, master

5th Apr 1891CensusMary Miller, F, Head, widowed, age 79, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: living in charityMary Miller, living in charityAlmshouse, Hog House Lane1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex

5th Apr 1891CensusThos Avis, M, Head, married, age 86, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation Living in CharityThomas Avis, farm labourerAlmshouse, Hog House Lane1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusEliza Avis, F, Wife, married, age 77, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation Living in CharityEliza Avis [Peckham]

5th Apr 1891CensusJane Marriott, F, Head, widowed, age 74, born Riton, Warwickshire; occupation: living in charityJane Marriott, living in charityAlmshouse, Hog House Lane1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex

5th Apr 1891CensusMary Heale, F, Head, widowed, age 77, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: living in charityMary Heale, living in charityAlmshouse, Hog House Lane1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex

c 1935Alms HouseAlms House, BuxtedBuxted The Beautiful

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