The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Cooks Corner  London Road [a.k.a. Withyham Road]    Crowborough  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1933The Story of Crowbrough ⇒ p. 68
1985Crowborough - The Growth of a Wealden Town by Malcolm Payne ⇒ p. 68

Historical records

c 1724Crowborrow and Rotherfield, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenCooks Corner

c 1795North of Crowborough, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamCooks Corner

c 1825North of Crowborough, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodCooks Corner

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Blackstone, M, Head, age 70 to 74, born Sussex; occupation FarmerJohn BlackstoneCooks Corner Farm1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
John Blackstone, M, [Son], age 40 to 44, born SussexJohn Blackstone
Mary Blackstone, F, [Daughter-in-law], age 39, born SussexMary Blackstone [Izzard]
Philley Blackstone, F, [Grand-daughter], age 17, born SussexPhilly Blackstone
William Blackstone, M, [Grand-son], age 12, born SussexWilliam Blackstone
Henry Blackstone, M, [Grand-son], age 7, born SussexHenry Blackstone
George Blackstone, M, [Grand-son], age 2, born SussexGeorge Blackstone
Thomas Hider, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: servantThomas Hider, servant

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 1 person; occupation FarmerJoseph Wickins, farmerCooks Corner1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Wickens [Chapman]
SonThomas Wickens, farm labourer
Son-in-law; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Cole, farm labourer
DaughterMary Anne Cole [Wickens]
GrandsonAlfred Thomas Cole
GranddaughterElizabeth Cole

7th Apr 1861CensusJoseph Wickens, M, Head, married, age 50, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 8 acresJoseph Wickens, higglerCooks Corner1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Ann Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Tonbridge, KentMary Ann Wickens [Skinner]
Amelia Wickens, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; handicap: deafAngelina Wickens
Julia Jane Wickens, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarJulia Jane Wickens
Albert Wickens, M, Son, age 8, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarAlbert Robert Wickens

7th Apr 1861CensusAlfred Cole, M, Head, married, age 36, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Cole, farm labourerCooks Corner1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Ann Cole, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Anne Cole [Wickens]
Elizh Cole, F, Daughter, age 11, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Cole
Maria Cole, F, Daughter, age 8, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarMaria Cole
Hanah Cole, F, Daughter, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHannah Rogers [Cole]
Jabez Cole, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexJabez Cole
Harriet Cole, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriet Cole

7th Apr 1861CensusJames Izzard, M, Head, single, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: stone drawerJames Izzard, stone drawerCooks Corner1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Joel Izzard, M, Brother, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: stone drawerJoel Izzard, farm labourer
Maria Izzard, F, Mother, single, age 63, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperMaria Izzard [Parker]
Margaret Izzard, F, Cousin, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantMargaret Izzard

7th Apr 1861CensusJoseph Wickens, M, Head, married, age 65, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJoseph Wickens, farm labourerCooks Corner1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Sophia Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Rotherfield, SussexSophia Wickens [Porter]
Amos Wickens, M, Son, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAmos Wickens, farm labourer
Eli Wickens, M, Son, single, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEli Wickens, farm labourer
Mary Ann Wickens, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Ann Wickens

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Brown, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Brown, foremanCooks Corner1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Ann Brown, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, SussexAnne Brown
Philly Brown, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarPhiladelphia Brown
Ann Brown, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnn Brown
Sarah Edith Brown, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Edith Brown
Eliza Mary Brown, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexEliza Mary Brown

1874Directory entryJoyner Richard, farmer, Cook's cornerCook's cornerPost Office Directory

c 1875Cooks Corner, Gillridge, Parkgrove & Royal Mires, North of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyCooks Corner

3rd Apr 1881CensusCaleb Taylor, M, Head, married, age 30, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourerCaleb Taylor, farm labourerCooks Corner1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mercy Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 29, born WithyhamMercy Taylor [Baker]
Ruth Taylor, F, Daughter, age 6, born Withyham; occupation: scholarRuth Taylor
Rhoda Taylor, F, Daughter, age 4, born Withyham; occupation: scholarMary Rhoda Taylor
James C. Taylor, M, Son, age 2, born WithyhamJames Caleb Taylor
Infant Taylor, M, Son, age 3 d, born RotherfieldBernard Thomas Taylor

3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriet Parker, F, Wife (Head), married, age 53, born Rotherfield, employs 6 men and 4 boys; occupation: farmerHarriet Parker [Holmwood]Cook Corner1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Amos Parker, M, Son, single, age 25, born RotherfieldAmos Parker
Thomas Parker, M, Son, single, age 21, born RotherfieldThomas Parker, carter labourer
Mercy E. Parker, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarMercy Elizabeth Parker
William Parker, M, Lodger, single, age 51, born RotherfieldWilliam Parker
William Tasker, M, Servant, single, age 14, born Withyham; occupation: farm servantWilliam Tasker

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Barden, M, Head, married, age 35, born Mayfield, occupation: brick makerWilliam Barden, brick makerCook Corner1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Martha Barden, F, Wife, married, age 39, born DorsetMartha Barden
William Barden, M, Son, age 11, born RotherfieldWilliam Barden
James Barden, M, Son, age 10, born RotherfieldJames Barden
Albert Barden, M, Son, age 8, born RotherfieldAlbert Barden
Fredrick Barden, M, Son, age 6, born RotherfieldFredrick Barden
Ann Barden, F, Daughter, age 4, born RotherfieldAnn Barden
Frank Barden, M, Son, age 3, born RotherfieldFrank Barden
Charles Barden, M, Son, age 1, born WithyhamCharles Barden
Mercy J. Barden, F, Daughter, age 12 d, born WithyhamMercy J. Barden

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Barden, M, Head, widowed, age 64, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourerThomas Barden, farm labourerCook Corner1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Lois Roberts, F, Servant, single, age 41, born Warbleton; occupation HousekeeperLois Roberts
Lewis Roberts, M, Illegitimate son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourerLewis Roberts
Rose Roberts, F, Illegitimate daughter, age 14, born RotherfieldRose Roberts
Jane Roberts, F, Illegitimate daughter, age 12, born RotherfieldJane Roberts
Kate Roberts, F, Illegitimate daughter, age 11, born RotherfieldKate Roberts
Frances Roberts, F, Illegitimate daughter, age 10, born RotherfieldFrances Roberts
Ruth Roberts, F, Illegitimate daughter, age 7, born RotherfieldRuth Roberts
Ada Roberts, F, Illegitimate daughter, age 1, born UckfieldAda Roberts

3rd Apr 1881CensusJude Wickham, M, Head, married, age 49, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerJude WickhamCook Corner1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mary Wickham, F, Wife, married, age 65, born CanterburyMary Wickham
Amos Wickham, M, Son, single, age 18, born Withyham; occupation Farm labourerAmos Wickham
Ellen Wickham, F, Daughter, age 16, born WithyhamEllen Wickham
Eliza Wickham, F, Daughter, age 10, born WithyhamEliza Wickham

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Burn, M, Head, married, age 54, born Northumberland, occupation: farmerJohn Burn, farmerCook Corner1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Harriet Burn, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Tunbridge WellsHarriet Burn [Chandler]
Mary Chandler, F, Wifes Mother, widowed, age 83, born UckfieldMary Chandler

3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert Turk, M, Head, married, age 47, born Buxted; occupation: wheelwrightRobert William Turk, wheelwrightCook Corner1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Harriet Turk, F, Wife, married, age 43, born WorthingHarriet Turk [Herrington] [Redman]
James Herrington, M, Son, age 9, born Arundel; occupation: scholarJames Herrington
Kate Herrington, F, Daughter, age 12, born Amberley; occupation: scholarKate Payne [Herrington]

1882Directory entryParker George, farmer, Cook's cornerCook's cornerKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Welfare, M, Head, married, age 58, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: FarmerHenry WelfareCooks Corner, Crowboro' Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mary Welfare, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Withyham, SussexMary Welfare [Batchelor]
Hester Welfare, F, Daughter, single, age 34, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Domestic dutiesEsther Welfare
Harry Welfare, M, Son, single, age 26, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Farmer's sonHarry Welfare
Emily Green, F, Lodger, single, age 62, born Kentford, Cheshire; occupation: living on own meansEmily Green
Isabella Jamison, F, Lodger, married, age 50, born Kentford, CheshireIsabella Jamison
Evelyn M Jamison, F, Lodger, single, age 14, born St Helens, Lancashire; occupation: scholarEvelyn M Jamison
Reginald Jamison, M, Lodger, age 12, born St Helens, Lancashire; occupation: scholarReginald Jamison
Catherine Jamison, F, Lodger, age 9, born St Helens, Lancashire; occupation: scholarCatherine Jamison
David Godley, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Burwash, Kent; occupation: milkmanDavid Godley

c 1899Cooks Corner, North of Crowborough - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyCooks Corner

2nd Apr 1911CensusWalter Moon, M, Head, married, age 38, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmerWalter Moon, farmerCooks Corner Farm1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Harriett Moon, F, Wife, married 15 years, age 37, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriett Moon
Elizabeth Moon, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolElizabeth Moon
Alice Moon, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: schoolAlice Moon
John Holmwood, M, Father-in-law, single, age 68, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: retired farmerJohn Holmwood
Fanny Baldock, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: gardenerFanny Baldock

2nd Apr 1911CensusDigby Du Bonley, M, Head, single, age 51, born Oxfordshire; occupation: major retired (English army)Digby Du Bonley, major retired (english army)Cooks Corner Farm1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex

2001TodayCooks Corner Farm House

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