The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Hodges Farm    Steel Cross  Crowborough  

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

Historical records

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

20th Aug 1816BirthMary Ann Boarer

22nd Dec 1817BirthMatilda Boarer

26th Feb 1839Boarshead, Sussex - 1839Joseph Freeman (occupier) and Joseph Delves (owner)Joseph Freeman, farmerHouse and Garden (0 acres 3 roods 2 perches) plot 2117Rotherfield Tithe Map

26th Feb 1839Steel Cross, East of Crowborough - 1839James Adams and James Bonds (occupiers) and Thomas Allcorn (owner)James Robert Adams, shoemakerCottage and Garden (0 acres 2 roods 16 perches) plot 2120Rotherfield Tithe Map
James Bonds, farm labourer

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Adams, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation Shoe makerJames Robert Adams, shoemakerSteel Cross [Hodges Cottages]1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Adams, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexSarah Adams [Adams]
Millie Adams, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexAlicia Adams
Alfred Adams, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexAlfred Adams

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Bonds, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerJames Bonds, farm labourerSteel Cross [Hodges Cottages]1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Philadelphia Bonds, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexPhiladelphia Bonds [Gilbert]
Mary Bonds, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexMary Ann Moon [Moon] [Bonds]
James Bonds, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexJames Bonds
Unnamed Bonds, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexWilliam Bonds

6th Jun 1841CensusJoseph Freeman, M, Head, age 38, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJoseph Freeman, farmerHodges1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Freeman, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexElizabeth Freeman [Tompsett]
Henry Freeman, M, [Relation], age 10, born SussexHenry Freeman
Caroline Freeman, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexKatherine Freeman
Joseph Freeman, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexJoseph John Freeman
MotherPhiladelphia Freeman [Goldsmith]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed; occupation: pauperEllen Killick [Smith] [Marchant]Hodges1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
SonWilliam Smith
SonThomas Smith

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 2 people; occupation: farmerJoseph Freeman, farmerHodges Farm1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Freeman [Tompsett]
Daughter; occupation: scholarKatherine Freeman
Son; occupation: scholarJoseph John Freeman
Daughter; occupation: scholarPhilley Freeman
Son; occupation: scholarJames Freeman
Son; occupation: scholarCharles Thopmsett Freeman
SonWalter Freeman
Servant; occupation Farm LabourerCharles Tompsett
Wife's son; occupation Farm LabourerHenry Tompsett

7th Apr 1861CensusJesse Fermor, M, Head, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJesse Fermor, farm labourerHodges1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Elizh Jane Fermor, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Mayfield, SussexElizabeth Jane Fermor [Reeves]
Frances Fermor, F, Daughter, age 5, born Mayfield, SussexFrances Fermor
Mary Jane Fermor, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexMary Jane Fenner [Fermor]
Loires Ann Fermor, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexLois Ann Farmor

7th Apr 1861CensusHenry Freeman, M, Head, married, age 30, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Freeman, farm labourerHodges1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Ellen Freeman, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Rotherfield, SussexEllen Freeman
Eliza Elizh Freeman, F, Daughter, age 10m, born Rotherfield, SussexEliza Elizabeth Freeman
Walter Freeman, M, Boarder, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWalter Freeman

2nd Apr 1871CensusJob Relf, M, Head, married, age 30, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 21 acresJob Relf, farmerHodges Farm1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Lucy Relf, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Uckfield, SussexLucy Relf [Holmewood]
Sarah Ann Relf, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarSarah Ann Relf
Caroline Relf, F, Daughter, age 7, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarCaroline Relf
James Relf, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJames Relf
Frank Relf, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexFrank Relf

c 1875Boarshead, North East of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyHodge Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusJob Relf, M, Head, married, age 40, born Withyham, employs 1 man; occupation: farmerJob Relf, farmerHodges Farm1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Lucy Relf, F, Wife, married, age 41, born MaresfieldLucy Relf [Holmewood]
Caroline Relf, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Withyham; occupation: housekeeperCaroline Relf
Frank Relf, M, Son, single, age 13, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarFrank Relf
John Relf, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarJohn Relf
Edith Relf, F, Daughter, age 3, born RotherfieldEdith Relf

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Killick, M, Head, married, age 23, born Rotherfield; occupation: gardenerRichard Killick, gardener1 Hodges Cottages1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Killick, F, Wife, married, age 23, born RotherfieldMary Killick [Smith]
Harriet E. Killick, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarHarriet Ellen Killick
Annie L. Killick, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born BarcombeAnnie L. Killick

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Miles, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerHenry Miles, farm labourer2 Hodges Cottages1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Annie Miles, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Tunbridge WellsAnnie Miles [Avery]
Elizabeth M. Miles, F, Daughter, age 9, born Southborough; occupation: scholarElizabeth M. Miles

5th Apr 1891CensusJob Relf, M, Head, married, age 50, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: woodreve and gamekeeperJob Relf, farmerHodges1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Lucy Relf, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Uckfield, SussexLucy Relf [Holmewood]
Caroline Relf, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Withyham, SussexCaroline Relf
Frank Relf, M, Son, single, age 23, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeperFrank Relf
John Relf, M, Son, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter's apprenticeJohn Relf
Edith Relf, F, Daughter, age 13, born Rotherfield, SussexEdith Relf

5th Apr 1891CensusJoshua Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJoshua (Jeremiah) Goldsmith, farm labourerHodges1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ruth Goldsmith, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, SussexRuth Goldsmith [Taylor]
Walter Goldsmith, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexWalter Goldsmith

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Izzard, M, Head, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Izzard, farm labourerHodges1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ann Izzard, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Rotherfield, SussexAnn Izzard [Wickham]
Emily Ada Izzard, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield, SussexEmily Ada Izzard
Henry Anthony Izzard, M, Son, age 10, born Rotherfield, SussexHenry Anthony Izzard
Esther Izzard, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, SussexEsther Izzard

5th Apr 1891CensusMathew Wickham, M, Head, married, age 60, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerMathew Wickham, farm labourerHodges1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Wickham, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation LaundressElizabeth Wickham [Boarer]

c 1899Hollambys, Boars Head Inn & Boars Head Farm, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyHodges Farm

2nd Apr 1911CensusJob Relf, M, Head, widower, age 70, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeperJob Relf, gamekeeperHodges Farm, Steel Cross1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
Caroline Relf, F, Daughter, single, age 47, born Withyham, SussexCaroline Relf

2nd Apr 1911CensusArthur Cottenham, M, Head, married, age 47, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: farm labourerArthur Cottenham, farm labourerHodges Cottages, Steel Cross1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
Rosa Cottenham, F, Wife, married 15 years, age 43, born Penshurst, KentRosa Cottenham
Daisy Cottenham, F, Daughter, age 12, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: schoolDaisy Cottenham
Ernest Cottenham, M, Son, age 10, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: schoolErnest Cottenham
Elsie Cottenham, F, Daughter, age 6, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: schoolElsie Cottenham

2nd Apr 1911CensusGeorge Izzard, M, Head, married, age 55, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: gardenerGeorge Izzard, gardenerHodges Cottages, Steel Cross1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
Ann Izzard, F, Wife, married 34 years, age 50, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: laundressAnn Izzard
Harry Izzard, M, Son, single, age 29, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: gardenerHarry Izzard
Esther Izzard, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: laundrymaidEsther Izzard
Elizabeth Wickham, F, Mother-in-law, widow, age 74, born Crowborough, SussexElizabeth Wickham
Hilda Summer, F, Granddaughter, age 4, born Crowborough, SussexHilda Summer

2001TodayHodges Farm

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