The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Cooks Corner  London Road [als 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
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Blackstone, M, [Son], age 40 to 44, born SussexJohn Blackstone
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Blackstone, F, [Daughter-in-law], age 39, born SussexMary Blackstone [Izzard]
6th Jun 1841CensusPhilley Blackstone, F, [Grand-daughter], age 17, born SussexPhilly Blackstone
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Blackstone, M, [Grand-son], age 12, born SussexWilliam Blackstone
6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Blackstone, M, [Grand-son], age 7, born SussexHenry Blackstone
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Blackstone, M, [Grand-son], age 2, born SussexGeorge Blackstone
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Hider, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: servantThomas Hider, servant

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 1 person; occupation FarmerJoseph Wickens, farmerCooks Corner1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeElizabeth Wickens [Chapman]
30th Mar 1851CensusSonThomas Wickens, farm labourer
30th Mar 1851CensusSon-in-law; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Cole, farm labourer
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary Anne Cole [Wickens]
30th Mar 1851CensusGrandsonAlfred Thomas Cole
30th Mar 1851CensusGranddaughterElizabeth 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
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Ann Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Tonbridge, KentMary Ann Wickens
7th Apr 1861CensusAmelia Wickens, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; handicap: deafAngelina Wickens
7th Apr 1861CensusJulia Jane Wickens, F, Daughter, age 10, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarJulia Jane Wickens
7th Apr 1861CensusAlbert 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
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Ann Cole, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Anne Cole [Wickens]
7th Apr 1861CensusElizh Cole, F, Daughter, age 11, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Cole
7th Apr 1861CensusMaria Cole, F, Daughter, age 8, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarMaria Cole
7th Apr 1861CensusHanah Cole, F, Daughter, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHannah Rogers [Cole]
7th Apr 1861CensusJabez Cole, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexJabez Cole
7th Apr 1861CensusHarriet 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
7th Apr 1861CensusJoel Izzard, M, Brother, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: stone drawerJoel Izzard, farm labourer
7th Apr 1861CensusMaria Izzard, F, Mother, single, age 63, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperMaria Izzard [Parker]
7th Apr 1861CensusMargaret 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
7th Apr 1861CensusSophia Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Rotherfield, SussexSophia Wickens [Porter]
7th Apr 1861CensusAmos Wickens, M, Son, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAmos Wickens, farm labourer
7th Apr 1861CensusEli Wickens, M, Son, single, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEli Wickens, farm labourer
7th Apr 1861CensusMary 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
7th Apr 1861CensusAnn Brown, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, SussexAnne Brown
7th Apr 1861CensusPhilly Brown, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarPhiladelphia Brown
7th Apr 1861CensusAnn Brown, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnn Brown
7th Apr 1861CensusSarah Edith Brown, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Edith Brown
7th Apr 1861CensusEliza 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 TaylorCooks Corner1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMercy Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 29, born WithyhamMercy Taylor
3rd Apr 1881CensusRuth Taylor, F, Daughter, age 6, born Withyham; occupation ScholarRuth Taylor
3rd Apr 1881CensusRhoda Taylor, F, Daughter, age 4, born Withyham; occupation ScholarMary Rhoda Taylor
3rd Apr 1881CensusJames C. Taylor, M, Son, age 2, born WithyhamJames Caleb Taylor
3rd Apr 1881CensusInfant 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
3rd Apr 1881CensusAmos Parker, M, Son, single, age 25, born RotherfieldAmos Parker
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Parker, M, Son, single, age 21, born RotherfieldThomas Parker, carter labourer
3rd Apr 1881CensusMercy E. Parker, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarMercy Elizabeth Parker
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Parker, M, Lodger, single, age 51, born RotherfieldWilliam Parker
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam 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
3rd Apr 1881CensusMartha Barden, F, Wife, married, age 39, born DorsetMartha Barden
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Barden, M, Son, age 11, born RotherfieldWilliam Barden
3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Barden, M, Son, age 10, born RotherfieldJames Barden
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Barden, M, Son, age 8, born RotherfieldAlbert Barden
3rd Apr 1881CensusFredrick Barden, M, Son, age 6, born RotherfieldFredrick Barden
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Barden, F, Daughter, age 4, born RotherfieldAnn Barden
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrank Barden, M, Son, age 3, born RotherfieldFrank Barden
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Barden, M, Son, age 1, born WithyhamCharles Barden
3rd Apr 1881CensusMercy 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
3rd Apr 1881CensusLois Roberts, F, Servant, single, age 41, born Warbleton; occupation HousekeeperLois Roberts
3rd Apr 1881CensusLewis Roberts, M, Illegitimate son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourerLewis Roberts
3rd Apr 1881CensusRose Roberts, F, Illegitimate daughter, age 14, born RotherfieldRose Roberts
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Roberts, F, Illegitimate daughter, age 12, born RotherfieldJane Roberts
3rd Apr 1881CensusKate Roberts, F, Illegitimate daughter, age 11, born RotherfieldKate Roberts
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrances Roberts, F, Illegitimate daughter, age 10, born RotherfieldFrances Roberts
3rd Apr 1881CensusRuth Roberts, F, Illegitimate daughter, age 7, born RotherfieldRuth Roberts
3rd Apr 1881CensusAda 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
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Wickham, F, Wife, married, age 65, born CanterburyMary Wickham
3rd Apr 1881CensusAmos Wickham, M, Son, single, age 18, born Withyham; occupation Farm labourerAmos Wickham
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Wickham, F, Daughter, age 16, born WithyhamEllen Wickham
3rd Apr 1881CensusEliza 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
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriet Burn, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Tunbridge WellsHarriet Burn [Chandler]
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary 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
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriet Turk, F, Wife, married, age 43, born WorthingHarriet Turk [Herrington] [Redman]
3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Herrington, M, Son, age 9, born Arundel; occupation: scholarJames Herrington
3rd Apr 1881CensusKate 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
5th Apr 1891CensusMary Welfare, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Withyham, SussexMary Welfare [Batchelor]
5th Apr 1891CensusHester Welfare, F, Daughter, single, age 34, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Domestic dutiesEsther Welfare
5th Apr 1891CensusHarry Welfare, M, Son, single, age 26, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Farmer's sonHarry Welfare
5th Apr 1891CensusEmily Green, F, Lodger, single, age 62, born Kentford, Cheshire; occupation: living on own meansEmily Green
5th Apr 1891CensusIsabella Jamison, F, Lodger, married, age 50, born Kentford, CheshireIsabella Jamison
5th Apr 1891CensusEvelyn M Jamison, F, Lodger, single, age 14, born St Helens, Lancashire; occupation: scholarEvelyn M Jamison
5th Apr 1891CensusReginald Jamison, M, Lodger, age 12, born St Helens, Lancashire; occupation: scholarReginald Jamison
5th Apr 1891CensusCatherine Jamison, F, Lodger, age 9, born St Helens, Lancashire; occupation: scholarCatherine Jamison
5th Apr 1891CensusDavid 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 MoonCooks Corner Farm1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusHarriett Moon, F, Wife, Married 15 years, age 37, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriett Moon
2nd Apr 1911CensusElizabeth Moon, F, Daughter, Single, age 13, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolElizabeth Moon
2nd Apr 1911CensusAlice Moon, F, Daughter, Single, age 9, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: schoolAlice Moon
2nd Apr 1911CensusJohn Holmwood, M, Father-in-law, Single, age 68, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: retired farmerJohn Holmwood
2nd Apr 1911CensusFanny 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 armyDigby Du BonleyCooks Corner Farm1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex

2001TodayCooks Corner Farm House

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