The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Hanover Hall [a.k.a. Warren Gate]  Beacon Road    Crowborough  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1933The Story of Crowbrough ⇒ p. 58
1985Crowborough - The Growth of a Wealden Town by Malcolm Payne ⇒ p. 71

Historical records

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

1763A New Map of [North] SussexA New Map of [North] Sussex by Thomas KitchinHanover HallThomas Kitchin
Thomas Kitchin, an engraver and publisher from c.1738 to 1776, held the appointment of Hydrographer to the King. His output was prolific. He engraved the maps of the British and French dominions in North America by John Mitchell (1755), which was used at the peace coucil at the end of the revolutionary war. In his later years he worked with his son (hence senior after his name in the c.1755 edition of the Small English Atlas). He died in 1784.

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

1808[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by G.Cole and engraved by J.RoperHanover HallG. Cole
The British atlas; comprising a series of county maps…intended to illustrate and accompany 'The beauties of England and Wales' published 1808.

26th Feb 1839Crowborough Beacon Road, Sussex - 1839Robert Jarvis (occupier) and John Villiers Shelley (owner)Robert Jarvis, farmer and carrierHomestead, House and Buildings (0 acres 0 roods 30 perches) plot 2692Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusRobert Jarvis, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation CarrierRobert Jarvis, farmer and carrierHanover Hall1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Ann Jarvis, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexMary Ann Jarvis [Taylor]
Alfred Jarvis, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexWilliam Alfred Jarvis, farmer and innkeeper
Robert Jarvis, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexRobert Jarvis, farmer
Helen Jarvis, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexElizabeth Ellen Jarvis
Sarah Jarvis, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexSarah Ann Jarvis
James Jarvis, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexJames Jarvis, farmer
Henry Hazelden, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Hazelden

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farmer and carrierRobert Jarvis, farmer and carrierCrowborough Town [Hanover Hall]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeMary Ann Jarvis [Taylor]
SonWilliam Alfred Jarvis, farmer and innkeeper
Son; occupation: farm labourerRobert Jarvis, farmer
DaughterSarah Ann Jarvis
SonJames Jarvis, farmer
DaughterAnn Maria Jarvis
DaughterMary Ann (Polly) Brooks [Jarvis]
SonCharles Jarvis, hairdresser

7th Apr 1861CensusRobert Jarvis, M, Head, widowed, age 56, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carrierRobert Jarvis, farmer and carrierBeacon, Crowboro [Hanover Hall]1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Ellen Jarvis, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Rotherfield, SussexElizabeth Ellen Jarvis
James Jarvis, M, Son, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carrierJames Jarvis, farmer
Charles Jarvis, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharles Jarvis, hairdresser
Thomas Jarvis, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Jarvis, carrier

2nd Apr 1871CensusRobert Jarvis, M, Head, widowed, age 66, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRobert Jarvis, farmer and carrierCrowborough [Hanover Hall]1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Ellen Jarvis, F, Daughter, single, age 35, born Rotherfield, SussexElizabeth Ellen Jarvis
Caroline Jarvis, F, Granddaughter, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarCaroline Jarvis

c 1875Crowborough Beacon Road, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyHanover Hall

2nd Apr 1911CensusJohn Ashburnham, M, Head, married, age 66, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: private meansJohn Ashburnham, private meansWarren Gate, Beacon Road1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
Maud Mary Ashburnham, F, Wife, married 4 years, age 45, born Madras, IndiaMaud Mary Ashburnham
Arthur Postle, M, Servant, single, age 34, born St Yarmouth, Norfolk; occupation: butlerArthur Postle
Ellen Webb, F, Servant, single, age 45, born Histon, Cambridgeshire; occupation: housekeeperEllen Webb
Beatrice Bailey, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Cambridge; occupation: cookBeatrice Bailey
Anne Jordan, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Elsenham, Essex; occupation: kitchenmaidAnne Jordan
Mary Dunning, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Waltham Abbey, Essex; occupation: housemaidMary Dunning
Norah Payne, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: housemaidNorah Payne
Henry Barnes, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Doddington, Lincolnshire; occupation: stockmanHenry Barnes

The Weald is at  Database version 13.2 which has ongoing updates to the 390,905 people; 9,000 places; 613 maps; 3,308 pictures, engravings and photographs; and 247 books loaded in the previous version

Fasthosts web site  
ODNB  
British Libarary  
High Weald  
Sussex Family History Group  
Sussex Record Society  
Sussex Archaeological Society  
Kent Archaeological Society  
Mid Kent Marriages  
Ancestry  
Genes Reunited  
International Genealogical Index  
National Archives  

Top
of the
page