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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1857The Church of St Margaret, Buxted by The Rev. Henry Rosehurst Hoare ⇒ p. 220

Historical records

1597FreeholderJohn Burges, of GrovehurstGrovehurstBuckhurst Terrier
John Burges of Grovehurst holds by deed tenement and land called Grovehurst, 80 acres, bounds:-Rent 8s 1d for Grovehurst, Eastfeild and Birchett

c 1795Highhurst Wood, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamGrovehurst Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Leonard, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJohn Leonard, farm labourerGrovehurst1841 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Elizabeth N/K, F, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation HousekeeperElizabeth N/K

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Turk, M, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: bailiffThomas Turk, bailiffGrovehurst1841 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Sarah Turk, F, [Wife], age 65 to 69, born SussexSarah Turk [Leonard]
Benjamin Turk, M, [Son], age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerBenjamin Turk
Harriot Turk, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantHarriett Booker [Turk]
Sarah Turk, F, [Grand-daughter], age 1, born SussexSally Booker [Turk]
Joseph Bellingham, M, age 13, born Sussex; occupation: servantJoseph Bellingham, farmer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: carterThomas Turk, farm labourerGrovehurst Cottage1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
WifeHannah Turk [Wilmshurst]
SonThomas Turk, farm labourer
DaughterHosanna (Hannah) Turk
Son; occupation: scholarLaban Turk, labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJohn Kenward, farm labourerGrovehurst Cottage1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
WifeMary Ann Kenward
Son; occupation: farm labourerAlbert Kenward
Son; occupation: scholarWilliam Kenward
Son; occupation: scholarJames Kenward
SonStephen Kenward
DaughterEmma Kenward
DaughterAnna Kenward

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm bailiffJoseph Marten, farmerGrovehurst Farm1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
WifeLucy Martin [Colbran]
Son; occupation: scholarWilliam Martin, innkeeper and farmer
SonGeorge Martin, farm labourer
Brother; occupation: grocer's shopmanJohn Marten, warehouseman
Lodger; occupation: gamekeeperBenjamin Turk
Servant; occupation: general servantMary Smith

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerJohn Leonard, farm labourerGrove Cottage1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
WifeCharlotte Leonard [Wheatley]
Son; occupation SCHOLARGeorge Leonard
Daughter; occupation SCHOLARHarriet Smith [Leonard]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJohn Bishop, farm labourerGrove Cottage1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Sister; occupation: housekeeperCaroline Catherine Heath [Bishop]

c 1875Barnsgate, Herons Ghyll, Chillies & Grovehurst, South West of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyGrovehurst

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Turk, M, Head, widowed, age 46, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourerThomas Turk, farm labourerNr Grove Hurst1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
George Turk, M, Son, single, age 19, born BuxtedGeorge Turk, general labourer
Mary A. Turk, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born BuxtedMary Ann Turk
Fanny Turk, F, Daughter, age 10, born Buxted; occupation: scholarFanny Turk
Henry Turk, M, Son, age 8, born Buxted; occupation: scholarHenry Turk, farm labourer
Kate Turk, F, Daughter, age 6, born Buxted; occupation: scholarKate Turk

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Marten, M, Head, married, age 30, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Martin, farm labourerGrovehurst Farm1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Eliza Marten, F, Wife, married, age 32, born BuxtedEliza Marten [Minns]
Agnes Marten, F, Daughter, age 10, born Buxted; occupation: scholarAnn Marten
Ellen Marten, F, Daughter, age 7, born Buxted; occupation: scholarEllen Marten
Eliza Marten, F, Daughter, age 5, born Salehurst; occupation: scholarEliza Marten
Henry Marten, M, Son, age 2, born BuxtedHenry Marten
Sidney Clark, M, Boarder, age 1, born BuxtedSidney Clark

1888Directory entryFrost, Thos., farmer, GrovehurstGrovehurstBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryHolmwood, Michael, farmer, GrovehurstGrovehurstBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryMarten, George, farmer, GrovehurstGrovehurstBrooker's Guide

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Marten, M, Head, married, age 40, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Martin, farm labourerGrovehurst, Hurstwood1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Eliza Marten, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Buxted, SussexEliza Marten [Minns]
Eliza Marten, F, Daughter, age 15, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarEliza Marten
Henry Marten, M, Son, age 12, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarHenry Marten
Kate Marten, F, Niece, age 7, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarKate Marten

1928Borowe or Manor of Alchorne in 1560Borowe or Manor of Alchorne in 1560 by Mr Chapman and Catherine PulleinGrovehurstPullein's Rotherfield

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