The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Mabbs Farm      Crowborough  
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1597FreeholderThomas HokeMabbsBuckhurst Terrier
Thomas Hoke holds by deed land called Mabbs, 30 acres; one parcel The Hodes and Whetfeild, bounds:-
  • Crowbarrow to the North
  • Queens highway from Crowbarrow to John Alchorne's tenement called Alchorne to the East
  • Mabbs to the South
  • John Burges to the West
and another parcel of Mabbs, bounded:-Rent 2d

6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Bishop, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard Bishop, farm labourerMabbs1841 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Caroline Bishop, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexCaroline Catherine Heath [Bishop]
John Bishop, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexJohn Bishop, farm labourer

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Wheatley, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Wheatley, farmerMabbs1841 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Elizabeth Wheatley, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexElizabeth Wheatley [Parker]
William Wheatley, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexWilliam Wheatley, farm labourer
Charlote Wheatley, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24Charlotte Leonard [Wheatley]
Harriot Wheatley, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19Harriett Barton [Wheatley]
George Wheatley, M, [Son], age 13George Wheatley, farm labourer

c 1875Mabbs Farm & Brook House, South of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyMabbs Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Parker, M, Head, married, age 51, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerJohn Parker, farm labourerMabs Cottage1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Sarah M. Parker, F, Wife, married, age 37, born WithyhamSarah Maria Parker [Cole]
Harriett Parker, F, Daughter, age 12, born Buxted; occupation: scholarHarriett Parker
George Parker, M, Son, age 10, born Buxted; occupation: scholarGeorge Parker
John Parker, M, Son, age 8, born Buxted; occupation: scholarJohn Parker
Stephen Parker, M, Son, age 7, born Buxted; occupation: scholarStephen Parker, bricklayer
Charles Parker, M, Son, age 5, born Buxted; occupation: scholarCharles Parker, general labourer
Josiah Parker, M, Son, age 5, born Buxted; occupation: scholarJosiah Parker
James Parker, M, Son, age 3, born BuxtedJames Parker, bricklayer
Naomi Parker, F, Daughter, age 1, born BuxtedNaomi Smith [Parker]

1888Directory entryParker, John, Mabbs, HurstwoodMabbs, HurstwoodBrooker's Guide

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Parker, M, Head, married, age 62, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Parker, farm labourerMabbs Cottage, Hurstwood1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Sarah Parker, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Withyham, SussexSarah Maria Parker [Cole]
Josiah Parker, M, Son, age 15, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJosiah Parker
James Parker, M, Son, age 13, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Parker, bricklayer
Naomi Parker, F, Daughter, age 11, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarNaomi Smith [Parker]
Thomas Parker, M, Son, age 7, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Parker
Ezra Parker, M, Son, age 6, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarEzra Parker
Luther Cole, M, Grandson, age 4, born Heathfield, SussexLuther Cole

1928Borowe or Manor of Alchorne in 1560Borowe or Manor of Alchorne in 1560 by Mr Chapman and Catherine PulleinMabbs FarmPullein's Rotherfield

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