The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Summersales Farm  London Road [a.k.a. Withyham Road]    Crowborough  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 160
1985Crowborough - The Growth of a Wealden Town by Malcolm Payne ⇒ p. 44

Historical records

1714Occupation TenantAndrew TaskallSummer SalesSutton's Historical Notes

1729Occupation TenantThomas TaskallSummer SalesSutton's Historical Notes

1738Occupation TenantThomas TaskerSummer SalesSutton's Historical Notes

1739Occupation TenantJohn AshdowneSummer SalesSutton's Historical Notes

1750Occupation TenantSamuel NeeveSummer SalesSutton's Historical Notes

1773Occupation TenantThomas MoorhouseSummer SalesSutton's Historical Notes

1792Occupation TenantHannah TaskerSummer SalesSutton's Historical Notes

c 1825North of Crowborough, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodSummersales

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham ParishSamuel HoulsonRotherfield Lane1838 Census
Crowborough Town, Sussex

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: carpenterJohn Edwards, carpenterRotherfield Lane1838 Census
Crowborough Town, Sussex
Employed by Earl De La Warr
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishMaria E. Hobbs [Edwards] [Box]

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: labourerMoses Boarer, labourerSummersell1838 Census
Crowborough Town, Sussex
Employed by James Taylor of Two Chimneys
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishAnn Borrer [Hoare]
Thomas Bowra, sawyer
Henry Borrer, farm labourer
Eliza Hyder [Boarer]
Philadelphia Borer
Anne Borer
Mary Bowra

1838CensusHead; belongs to Rotherfield Parish; occupation: labourerJames Martin, farm labourerSummersell1838 Census
Crowborough Town, Sussex
Employed by Earl De La Warr
Wife; belongs to Rotherfield ParishMary Martin [Akehurst]
George Martin
Sarah Brown [Martin]

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: labourerDavid Martin, farm labourerSummersells, Rotherfield Lane1838 Census
Crowborough Town, Sussex
Employed by William Burfoot of Sherlocks Farm
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishFrances Martin [Card]
David Martin
Sarah Martin
Maria Martin
George Martin, farm labourer

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Edwards, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: carpenterJohn Edwards, carpenterSummersales1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Maria Edwards, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexMaria E. Hobbs [Edwards] [Box]
Jane Ann Edwards, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexJane Anne Edwards
Agnes Geer, F, age 3, born SussexAgnes Geer
LodgerAgnes Geer

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Allen, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: labourerWilliam AllenHolstons Town1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Phoebe Allen, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexPhoebe Allen [Avis]
William Allen, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexWilliam Allen
George Allen, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexGeorge Allen

6th Jun 1841CensusMoses Boarer, M, Head, age 49, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerMoses Boarer, labourerSummersales1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ann Boarer, F, [Wife], age 48, born SussexAnn Borrer [Hoare]
Thomas Boarer, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexThomas Bowra, sawyer
Filley Boarer, F, [Daughter], age 13, born SussexPhiladelphia Borer
Ann Boarer, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexAnne Borer
Moses Boarer, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexMoses Boarer
Maria Boarer, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexMaria Larking [Borrer]
Harriet Boarer, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexHarriett Neve [Borrer]

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Martin, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: labourerJames Martin, farm labourerSummersales1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mary Martin, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexMary Martin [Akehurst]
George Martin, M, [Son], age 11, born SussexGeorge Martin
Sarah Martin, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexSarah Brown [Martin]
Thomas Martin, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexThomas Martin

1849Occupation TenantWilliam KimberSummer SalesSutton's Historical Notes

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 2 people; occupation: farmerWilliam Burfoot KemberSummersales1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeMartha Kember [Burfoot]
Nephew; occupation: carter boyGeorge Burfoot
Servant; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Killick

23rd May 1869BirthWilliam Henry Turner BoarerSummersalesIvy Stead's records

c 1875Cooks Corner, Gillridge, Parkgrove & Royal Mires, North of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveySummersales Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Blatcher, M, Head, married, age 62, born Sevenoaks, occupation: farm labourerCharles Blatcher, farm labourerSummersales1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Elizabeth Blatcher, F, Wife, married, age 34, born SussexElizabeth Blatcher
Fanny Blatcher, F, Daughter, age 13, born KentFanny Blatcher
Elizabeth Blatcher, F, Daughter, age 13, born KentElizabeth Blatcher
Alice Blatcher, F, Daughter, age 8, born KentAlice Blatcher
George Blatcher, M, Son, age 5, born KentGeorge Blatcher

3rd Apr 1881CensusJonathan Bentlett, M, Head, married, age 35, born East Peckham, occupation: bricklayerJonathan Bentlett, bricklayerSummersales1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Elizabeth A. Bentlett, F, Wife, married, age 34, born MayfieldElizabeth Amelia Bentlett [Vinall]
John J. Bentlett, M, Son, age 12, born MaidstoneJohn J. Bentlett
Walter W. Bentlett, M, Son, age 10, born LamberhurstWalter W. Bentlett
Ellen E. Bentlett, F, Daughter, age 7, born MayfieldEllen Elizabeth Bentlett
Ada A. Bentlett, F, Daughter, age 5, born WithyhamAda A. Bentlett

3rd Apr 1881CensusMatthew Hobbs, M, Head, married, age 47, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourerMathew Hobbs, farm labourerSummersales1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Maria Hobbs, F, Wife, married, age 68, born WithyhamMaria E. Hobbs [Edwards] [Box]
William Hawkins, M, Boarder, single, age 1, born LondonWilliam Hawkins

3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Wilmshurst, F, Head, widowed, age 72, born WithyhamEsther Wilmshurst [Pilbeam]Summersales1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Selina Wilmshurst, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Withyham; occupation Needle womanSelina Wilmshurst
Emily Wilmshurst, F, Granddaughter, age 15, born Withyham; occupation ScholarEmily Ann Wilmshurst

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Stevens, M, Head, married, age 38, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Stevens, farm labourerSummersales1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Charlotte Stevens, F, Wife, married, age 35, born WithyhamCharlotte Stevens [Martin]
George Stevens, M, Son, age 11, born WithyhamGeorge Martin Stevens
Frances Stevens, F, Daughter, age 8, born WithyhamMiriam Frances Stevens
Rose Stevens, F, Daughter, age 6, born WithyhamRose Stevens
Fredrick Stevens, M, Son, age 4, born WithyhamFrederick Stevens
James Stevens, M, Son, age 1, born WithyhamJames Stevens

1891Occupation TenantW. MooreSummer SalesSutton's Historical Notes

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Moore, M, Head, married, age 36, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: farmerWilliam Moore, farmerSummer Sales, Crowboro' Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Martha Moore, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Sevenoaks, KentMartha Moore
William J Moore, M, Son, age 18, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam J Moore
Frederick H Moore, M, Son, age 11, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarFrederick H Moore
Nellie Moore, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarNellie Moore
Lily F Moore, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tunbridge, KentLily F Moore
Mabel V Moore, F, Daughter, age 1, born Withyham, SussexMabel V Moore
Walter Moore, M, Son, age 5 months, born Withyham, SussexWalter Moore
Emma Stedman, F, Visitor, widowed, age 65, born Stokenchurch, Oxfordshire; occupation: living on own meansEmma Stedman

1899Occupation TenantAlfred KingsburySummer SalesSutton's Historical Notes

c 1899Add's Farm, Morriss's Farm & Summersales Farm, North of Crowborough - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveySummersales Farm

2nd Apr 1911CensusJohn Groombridge, M, Head, married, age 36, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: roadmanJohn Groombridge, roadmanSummersales1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Martha Groombridge, F, Wife, married 10 years, age 40, born Withyham, SussexMartha Groombridge
Harriett Groombridge, F, Daughter, age 9, born Withyham, SussexHarriett Groombridge
Stephen Groombridge, M, Son, age 8, born Withyham, SussexStephen Groombridge
Thomas Groombridge, M, Son, age 6, born Withyham, SussexThomas Groombridge
William Groombridge, M, Son, age 3, born Withyham, SussexWilliam Groombridge
John Groombridge, M, Son, age 11 months, born Withyham, SussexJohn Groombridge

2nd Apr 1911CensusDavid Martin, M, Head, Married, age 30, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: carpenterDavid Martin, carpenterSummersales1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Rosina Ann Martin, F, Wife, Married 5 years, age 29, born Lingfield, SurreyRosina Ann Martin [Denton]
Jessie Mabel Martin, F, Daughter, age 5, born Withyham, SussexJessie Mabel Martin
Amelia Caroline Martin, F, Daughter, age 4, born Withyham, SussexAmelia Caroline Martin
Thomas George Martin, M, Son, age 2, born Withyham, SussexThomas George Martin

2nd Apr 1911CensusSarah Martin, F, Head, Widow, age 63, born Withyham, SussexSarah Martin [Marchant]Summersales1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Albert Edward Streeter, M, Boarder, single, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener's assistantAlbert Edward Streeter
George Boarer, M, Boarder, single, age 18, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: gardener's assistantGeorge Boarer
John Guy Gilham, M, Boarder, single, age 13, born Poplar, London; occupation: schoolJohn Guy Gilham

2nd Apr 1911CensusStephen Tasker, M, Head, married, age 48, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourer and wood sawyerStephen Tasker, general labourer and wood sawyerSpring Cottage, Lye Green Summersales1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Louisa Tasker, F, Wife, married 22 years, age 48, born Hartfield, SussexLouisa Tasker
William Tasker, M, Son, single, age 22, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: gardenerWilliam Tasker
James Tasker, M, Son, single, age 21, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourer on farmJames Tasker
John Tasker, M, Son, single, age 18, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourer on farmJohn Tasker
Lydia Tasker, F, Daughter, age 13, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolLydia Tasker

2nd Apr 1911CensusNelson Hoath, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerNelson Hoath, farmerSummersales Farm1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Rose Florence Hoath, F, Wife, married 7 years, age 38, born Robertsbridge, SussexRose Florence Hoath
Jesse Hoath, M, Son, age 14, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: working on farmJesse Hoath
Clarence Hoath, M, Son, age 12, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolClarence Hoath
Florence May Hoath, F, Daughter, age 6, born Withyham, SussexFlorence May Hoath

2nd Apr 1911CensusJohn Butcher, M, Head, married, age 29, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: waggoner on farmJohn Butcher, waggoner on farmSummersales Farm1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Amy Butcher, F, Wife, married 2 years, age 25, born Wandsworth, LondonAmy Butcher
Dorothy Butcher, F, Daughter, age 8 months, born Dibden, HampshireDorothy Butcher

2001TodaySummersales Farm

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