The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
The Blue Anchor  Beacon Road    Crowborough  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1985Crowborough - The Growth of a Wealden Town by Malcolm Payne ⇒ p. 77

Historical records

26th Feb 1839Crowborough Beacon Road, Sussex - 1839Joseph Bassett (occupier and owner)Joseph Bassett, farmer and beer sellerHouse and Garden, Buildings (0 acres 3 roods 12 perches) plot 2730Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusJoseph Bassett, M, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: beer shopkeeperJoseph Bassett, farmer and beer sellerBeacon Hill [Blue Anchor]1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Bassett, F, [Wife], age 60 to 64, born SussexElizabeth Bassett [Wickens]
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Wickenden, M, [Lodger], age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJohn Wickenden
6th Jun 1841CensusFrances Wickenden, F, [Lodger's wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexFrances Wickenden

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farmer and beer sellerJoseph Bassett, farmer and beer sellerCrowborough Town [The Blue Anchor]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeElizabeth Bassett [Wickens]
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: general servantElizabeth Hesmore

7th Apr 1861CensusJames Bassett, M, Head, married, age 51, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: beerhouse keeperJames Bassett, farmer and beerhouse keeperBeacon, Crowboro1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusLeah Bassett, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, SussexLeah Bassett [Taylor]
7th Apr 1861CensusJames Bassett, M, Son, age 11, born Hendon, Middlesex; occupation: scholarJames Bassett
7th Apr 1861CensusSleah Bassett, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield, SussexZillah Cole [Stevens] [Bassett]
7th Apr 1861CensusEdward Bassett, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdward Bassett, stonemason journeyman
7th Apr 1861CensusDavid Bassett, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexDavid Bassett
7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Thomas Bassett, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexThomas William Bassett, bricklayer's labourer
7th Apr 1861CensusSam Bassett, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexSam Bassett

5th Apr 1891CensusRobert Barber, M, Head, married, age 68, born Theppingfield, Suffolk, occupation: licensed beer retailer, handicap: wooden legRobert Barber, licensed beer retailerBlue Anchor Inn1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusJane Barber, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Andover, HampshireJane Barber
5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Rumsby, M, Nephew, single, age 13, born Sydenham, Kent, occupation: carmanGeorge Rumsby
5th Apr 1891CensusS Whatkenis, M, Visitor, widowed, age 50, born Lambeth, Surrey; occupation VarnisherS Whatkenis

1900Blue Anchor, Beacon RoadBlue Anchor, Beacon Road, CrowboroughPrivate collection

2nd Apr 1911CensusCharles Onions, M, Head, single, age 51, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: agricultural labourerCharles Onions, agricultural labourerPolice Return: Hay Loft, Blue Anchor, Beacon Road1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex

2nd Apr 1911CensusWalter Hodson, M, Head, single, age 22, born Leicester; occupation: hotel waiterWalter Hodson, hotel waiterPolice Return: Hay Loft, Blue Anchor, Beacon Road1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex

2nd Apr 1911CensusJohn Bellinger, M, Head, single, age 24, born Roeschach, Switzerland; occupation: hotel waiterJohn Bellinger, hotel waiterPolice Return: Hay Loft, Blue Anchor, Beacon Road1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex

2nd Apr 1911CensusThomas Geary, M, Head, married, age 44, born Golden Square, London; occupation: licensed victuallerThomas Geary, licensed victuallerBlue Anchor, Beacon Road1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusBertha Geary, F, Wife, married 15 years, age 38, born Crowborough, SussexBertha Geary
2nd Apr 1911CensusEnid Geary, F, Daughter, age 9, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: schoolEnid Geary

2nd Apr 1911CensusElizabeth Blatcher, F, Head, widow, age 68, born Withyham, SussexElizabeth BlatcherBlue Anchor Cottage1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusElizabeth Blatcher, F, Daughter, single, age 38, born Sevenoaks, KentElizabeth Blatcher
2nd Apr 1911CensusAlice Blatcher, F, Daughter, single, age 37, born Sevenoaks, KentAlice Blatcher

1914Beacon RoadBeacon Road, Crowborough photographed by A.H. Homewood, Burgess HillThe Blue AnchorPrivate collection

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