The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Hourne Farm  Eridge Road    Crowborough  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1985Crowborough - The Growth of a Wealden Town by Malcolm Payne ⇒ p. 48; p. 68

Historical records

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

26th Feb 1839Crowborough Cross, Sussex - 1839Charles Marchant (occupier) and Henry Thwaites (devisees in trust - Robert Foreman and John Baker Stapley) (owner)Charles Marchant, farmerHouse Garden Yard etc., Homestead (0 acres 2 roods 25 perches) plot 2105Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusCharles Marchant, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farmerCharles Marchant, farmerHourn1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Eleanor Marchant, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexEllenor Marchant
John Marchant, M, [Son], age 15, born SussexJohn Marchant
Mary Marchant, F, [Daughter], age 8, born SussexMary Marchant
Eleanor Marchant, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexEllenor Marchant
Hannah Marchant, F, [Daughter], age 2 months, born SussexHannah Marchant
Mary Rigelsford, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantMary Rigelsford
Thomas Tasker, M, age 14, born Sussex; occupation: servantThomas Tasker, farm labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 6 people; occupation: farmerCharles Marchant, farmerHourne Farm1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeEllenor Marchant
DaughterMary Marchant
DaughterEllenor Marchant
DaughterHannah Marchant
DaughterNaomi Marchant
Servant; occupation Farm LabourerIsaac Rue
Servant; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Gilbert

7th Apr 1861CensusWillm Allen, M, Head, widowed, age 60, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Allen, farm labourerHearn Farm1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
John Allen, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, SussexJohn William Allen
Cary Hyder, F, Housekeeper, widowed, age 51, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperCary Hyder [Winter]
James Hyder, M, [Housekeeper's] son, single, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Hyder
George Hyder, M, [Housekeeper's] son, age 10, born Rotherfield, SussexGeorge Ephraim Hyder

7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Marchant, M, Head, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Marchant, farmerHearn Farm1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Elizh Marchant, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, SussexElizabeth Marchant
Hannah Marchant, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHannah Marchant
Charles Marchant, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharles Marchant
Elenor Marchant, F, Mother, widowed, age 57, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: former farmerElenor Marchant
Stephn Best, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carterStephen Beal

1867Directory entryMarchant John, farmer, HourneHournePost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Marchant, M, Head, married, age 47, born Dallington, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 110 acres employing 4 men and 1 boyJohn Marchant, farmerHourn Farm1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Elizabeth Marchant, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, SussexElizabeth Marchant
Hannah Marchant, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, SussexHannah Marchant
Charles Marchant, M, Son, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonCharles Marchant
John Marchant, M, Son, age 10, born Rotherfield, SussexJohn Marchant
Isaac Wickens, M, Servant, single, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantIsaac Wickens
Alfred Smith, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantAlfred Smith
Henry Izzard, M, Servant, single, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantHenry Mark Izzard

c 1875Crowborough Cross, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyHourne Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Hoadley, M, Head, married, age 30, born Ticehurst, employs 3 men; occupation: farmerWalter Hoadley, farmerHourne Farm1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Anne Hoadley, F, Wife, married, age 31, born RotherfieldAnne Jenner Hoadley [Comford]
Harry Hoadley, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarHarry Hoadley
William Hoadley, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarWilliam Hoadley
Owen Hoadley, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarOwen Hoadley
Lewis J. Hoadley, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarLewis J. Hoadley
Ephraim W. Hoadley, M, Son, age 2, born RotherfieldEphraim W. Hoadley
Ellen Hoadley, F, Daughter, age 4 m, born RotherfieldEllen Hoadley
Harriett Brown, F, Serv, single, age 18, born Rotherfield; occupation: domestic servantHarriett Brown
Robert Martin, M, Serv, single, age 18, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm servantRobert Martin

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Stevens, M, Head, married, age 34, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation FarmerJames StevensHourne Farm1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Martha Stevens, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Rotherfield, SussexMartha Stevens
James Stevens, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarJames Stevens
Alfred Stevens, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarAlfred Stevens
Ruth Stevens, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexRuth Stevens
Nellie Stevens, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexNellie Stevens

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Stevens, M, Head, married, age 71, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation FarmerJames StevensHourne Farm1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Martha Stevens, F, Wife, married, age 73, born Rotherfield, SussexMartha Stevens [Killick]
George Rogers, M, Servant, single, age 20, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Rodgers
Stephen Wilmshurst, M, Servant, single, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm ServantStephen Wilmshurst

c 1899Crowborough Cross, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyHourne Farm

2nd Apr 1911CensusThomas Dibble, M, Head, widower, age 80; occupation: farmer (retired)Thomas Dibble, farmer (retired)Hourne Farm, Steelcross1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
Annie Dibble, F, Daughter, single, age 42, born Stogumber, Somerset; occupation: housekeeperAnnie Dibble
Lydia Dibble, F, Daughter, single, age 40, born Stogumber, Somerset; occupation: housekeeper and assists in dairyLydia Dibble
Elizabeth Lucas, F, Daughter, married, age 35, born Stogumber, Somerset; occupation: assists in dairyElizabeth Lucas
Frederick Dibble, M, Son, single, age 35, born North Petherton, Somerset; occupation: farmerFrederick Dibble

2001TodayHourne Farm

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