The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Luckford [a.k.a. Luxford] Farm  Eridge Road    Crowborough  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1985Crowborough - The Growth of a Wealden Town by Malcolm Payne ⇒ p. 65

Historical records

c 1279OwnerBartholomew de LuggesfordLuxford Farm

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

c 1825Eridge, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodLucksford Farm

c 1825Rotherfield, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodLucksford Farm

26th Feb 1839Crowborough Cross, Sussex - 1839David T Dadswell (occupier and owner)David Taylor Dadswell, farmerHouse and Garden, Buildings (0 acres 0 roods 27 perches) plot 2098Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusDavid Dadswell, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation FarmerDavid Taylor Dadswell, farmerLuxford Farm1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Edward Dadswell, M, [Son], age 18, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerEdward Okill Dadswell
Sarah Rogers, F, age 70 to 74, born Sussex; occupation: servantSarah Rogers
Ann Wilmshurst, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation ServantAnn Wilmshurst
Joel Maryan, M, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation: servantJoel Maryan
John Grant, M, age 21, born Sussex; occupation: servantJohn Grant
James Norman, M, age 10, born Sussex; occupation ServantJames Norman
William Bones, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex, occupation: servantWilliam Bones

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 5+ people; occupation: farmerDavid Taylor Dadswell, farmerLuckford Farm1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeMary Dadswell
Servant; occupation: general servantAnn Tasker
Servant; occupation: farm servantWilliam Ashby, farm labourer
Servant; occupation: farm servantWilliam Brown
Servant; occupation: farm servantRichard Parker

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Holmwood, farm labourerLucks Ford1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Holmwood [Killick]
Son; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Holmwood, farm labourer
Son; occupation: farm labourerJesse Holmwood
DaughterCaroline Weston [Holmwood]
DaughterEliza Holmwood
Son; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Killick, farm labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 2 people; occupation: farmerThomas Miles, farmerLucks Ford1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeAnn Miles [Goldsmith]
Servant; occupation: farm labourerHenry Filtness, farm labourer
Servant; occupation: general servantAnn Filtness [Sands]
Servant; occupation: general servantAnn Sands
Servant; occupation: farm labourerEdward Taylor

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

3rd Apr 1881CensusPeter Henley, M, Head, married, age 48, born Mayfield; occupation: farmerPeter HenlyLuxford Cottage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Phoebe Henley, F, Wife, married, age 52, born RotherfieldPhoebe Henley
Daisy Henley, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarDaisy Henley
Mabel Henley, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarMabel Henley
Mary Henley, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarMary Henley

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Welfare, M, Head, married, age 50, born Withyham; occupation FarmerSamuel WelfareLuxford Farm1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Jane Welfare, F, Wife, married, age 49Jane Welfare
Jane M. Welfare, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Speldhurst; occupation HousekeeperJane M. Welfare
John H. Welfare, M, Son, single, age 17, born Speldhurst; occupation Farm labourerJohn H. Welfare
Rose Welfare, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarRose Welfare
Alice Welfare, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarAlice Catherine Welfare
Samuel Welfare, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarSamuel George Welfare
Hannah Welfare, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarHannah Welfare
George Bishop, M, Serv, single, age 20, born Middlesex; occupation: farm servantGeorge Bishop

1882Directory entryWelfare Samuel, farmer, Luxford farm, Steel crossLuxford farm, Steel crossKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusSamuel Welfare, M, Head, widowed, age 60, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation FarmerSamuel WelfareLuxford Farm1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Jane Dana Welfare, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Speldhurst, KentJane M. Welfare
Samuel Geo Welfare, M, Son, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, SussexSamuel George Welfare
Hannah Welfare, F, Daughter, age 15, born Rotherfield, SussexHannah Welfare
Sybil Welfare, F, Granddaughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarSybil Welfare
James Hemsley, M, Servant, single, age 20, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantJames Hemsley

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

2nd Apr 1911CensusSamuel Welfare, M, Head, widower, age 81, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: farmerSamuel Welfare, farmerLuxford Farm, Steelcross1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
Jane Maria Welfare, F, Daughter, single, age 49, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: dairy workJane Maria Welfare

2nd Apr 1911CensusSamuel Welfare, M, Head, married, age 37, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son working on farmSamuel Welfare, farmer's son working on farmLuxford Farm, Steelcross1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
Rose Welfare, F, Wife, married 7 years, age 32, born Crowborough, SussexRose Welfare
Gertrude Welfare, F, Daughter, age 6, born Crowborough, SussexGertrude Welfare
Cecil Welfare, M, Son, age 4, born Crowborough, SussexCecil Welfare

2nd Apr 1911CensusJohn Martin, M, Head, single, age 61, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: tinsmithJohn Martin, tinsmithPolice Return: In A Barn, Luxford Farm, Eridge Road1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex

2nd Apr 1911CensusAlfred Connor, M, Head, single, age 68; occupation: agricultural labourerAlfred Connor, agricultural labourerPolice Return: In A Barn, Luxford Farm, Eridge Road1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex

2nd Apr 1911CensusReuben Williams, M, Head, single, age 52, born Tandridge, Surrey; occupation: chair menderReuben Williams, chair menderPolice Return: In A Barn, Luxford Farm, Eridge Road1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex

2001TodayLuxford Farm

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