The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Alderbrook [a.k.a. Elder Brook, Alice Bright] Farm  Alice Bright Lane    Crowborough  
Historical records

26th Feb 1839Stone Cross & Walshes, South of Crowborough - 1839Joseph Wickens of Brookhouse (occupier and owner)Joseph Wickens, farmerBuildings etc., Buildings etc. (0 acres 0 roods 34 perches) plot 2876Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusDavid Wickens, M, Head, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation FarmerDavid Wickens, farmerAlles Bright1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Caroline Wickens, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexCaroline Wickens [Lockyer]
Emma Wickens, F, [Daughter], age 2, born SussexEmma Elizabeth Wickens
Selina Margaret Wickens, F, [Daughter], age 8 months, born SussexEleanor Selina Margaret Ayerst [Wickens]
Alfred Killick, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantAlfred Killick, farm labourer
Maria Wilson, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantMaria Wilson

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 3 people; occupation FarmerDavid Wickens, farmerAlice Bright [Alderbrook Farm]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeCaroline Wickens [Lockyer]
Daughter; occupation ScholarEmma Elizabeth Wickens
Daughter; occupation ScholarEleanor Selina Margaret Ayerst [Wickens]
Son; occupation ScholarDavid Wickens
Son; occupation ScholarAbner Wickens
SonJoseph Wickens
SonGeorge Wickens
DaughterCaroline Jane Wickens
Visitor; occupation: nurseMary Ann Mackellow
Servant; occupation: farm labourerJohn Goldsmith
Servant; occupation: cookJane Deacon
Servant; occupation: farm labourerHenry Goldsmith

1867Directory entryEveratt Thomas, farmer, Alice BrightAlice BrightPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Everatt, M, Head, married, age 36, born Ravensfleet, Lincolnshire; occupation: farmer of 30 acres of landThomas Everatt, farmerAllice Bright [Alderbrook Farm]1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Everatt, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Stockwith, LincolnshireMary Everatt
Eleanor Everatt, F, Daughter, age 11, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarEleanor Everatt
Mary E Everatt, F, Daughter, age 10, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary E. Everatt
John Henry Everatt, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJohn H. Everatt, farmer
Edwin Everatt, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdwin Everatt
Alice Everatt, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlice Everatt
Anie Everatt, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexAnnie Everatt
Emeley Everatt, F, Daughter, age 6m, born Rotherfield, SussexEmeley Everatt

1874Directory entryEveratt Thomas, farmer, Alice BrightAlice BrightPost Office Directory

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Everatt, M, Head, married, age 46, born Lincolnshire, employs 2 boys; occupation: farmerThomas Everatt, farmerAlice Bright Farm [Alderbrook Farm]1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Everatt, F, Wife, married, age 47, born LincolnshireMary Everatt
John H. Everatt, M, Son, single, age 18, born CrowboroughJohn H. Everatt, farmer
Edwin Everatt, M, Son, age 16, born CrowboroughEdwin Everatt
Alice Everatt, F, Daughter, age 14, born CrowboroughAlice Everatt
Annie Everatt, F, Daughter, age 12, born Crowborough; occupation: scholarAnnie Everatt
Betsy Everatt, F, Daughter, age 8, born Crowborough; occupation: scholarBetsy Everatt
May Armstrong, F, Neice, age 3, born SurreyMay Armstrong

1882Directory entryEveratt Thomas, farmer, Alice BrightAlice BrightKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Hoadley, M, Head, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Hoadley, farm labourerElder Brook Cottage1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Phibeaelphia Hoadley, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Rotherfield, SussexPhiladelphia Hoadley [Billings]
Henry Hoadley, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Hoadley
Alice Hoadley, F, Daughter, age 14, born Rotherfield, SussexAlice Hoadley
William Hoadley, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Hoadley

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Walter, M, Head, married, age 22, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerJohn WalterElder Brook Cottage1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Louisa Walter, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Hellingly, SussexLouisa Walter
Ann Walter, F, Daughter, age 2, born Withyham, SussexAnn Walter
Elizabeth Walter, F, Daughter, age 8 months, born Crowborough, SussexElizabeth Walter
Edward Walter, M, Father, married, age 73, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerEdward Walter, farm labourer
Marion Walter, F, Mother, married, age 70, born Buxted, SussexMaria Walter [Hider] [Walter]

c 1899Stone Cross & Walshes, South of Crowborough - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyAlderbrook

7th Jul 1900DeathWilliam Harman, bricklayerAlderbrook [a.k.a. Elder Brook, Alice Bright] FarmFred Harman

2nd Apr 1911CensusEdward Joseph Connor, M, Head, married, age 47, born London Camden Town, Middlesex; occupation: builderEdward Joseph Connor, builderAlderbrook Farm1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
Emily Connor, F, Wife, married 14 years, age 41, born Melmerby, YorkshireEmily Connor
Michael Connor, M, Son, age 13, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: schoolMichael Connor
Nora Connor, F, Daughter, age 12, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: schoolNora Connor
Joseph Connor, M, Son, age 6, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: schoolJoseph Connor
Dorothy Wickens, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Crowborough, SussexDorothy Wickens

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