The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Lye Green Forge [a.k.a. Sparrows Cottage]    Lye Green  Crowborough  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 119

Historical records

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation BlacksmithWilliam NormanLye Green [Smithy]1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishAnn Norman
SonWilliam Norman
SonGeorge Norman
SonMark Norman

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Norman, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation BlacksmithWilliam NormanSparrows Cottage1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ann Norman, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34Ann Norman
William Norman, M, [Son], age 11, born SussexWilliam Norman
George Norman, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexGeorge Norman
Mark Norman, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexMark Norman
Lydia Sandles, F, age 14, born Sussex; occupation: servantLydia Sandles
Thomas Hale, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: labourerThomas Hale

1867Directory entryBalcombe Thos., blacksmith, Lye greenblacksmith, Lye greenPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryBalcombe Thos., blacksmith, Lye greenblacksmith, Lye greenPost Office Directory

c 1875Lye Green, Jockeys Wood, Parkgrove & Penns Rocks, North of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveySmithy

1882Directory entryAshdown George, black, smith, Lye greensmith, Lye greenKelly's Directory

c 1899Lye Green, North of Crowborough - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveySmithy

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