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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1985Crowborough - The Growth of a Wealden Town by Malcolm Payne ⇒ p. 97

Historical records

1839Historyschool, and schoolmaster's houseSutton's Historical Notes
St John's Church (which was erected bt the De La Warr family) was consecrated in the year 1839. It is an exact copy of the church built by John Henry Newman at Littlemore, near Oxford. Until 1872 the services were performed by a resident curate, and during this time a parsonage, school, and schoolmaster's house were built.

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Cripps, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex, occupation: school masterThomas Cripps, school masterSt Johns1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusJane Cripps, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexJane Cripps
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Saxby, M, age 3, born SussexGeorge Saxby
6th Jun 1841CensusCharles Harman, M, age 9, born SussexCharles Harman
6th Jun 1841CensusHannah Conner, F, age 9, born SussexHannah Conner
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriett Latter, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantHarriett Latter

c 1850HistoryschoolSutton's Historical Notes
A school was erected at St John's, Crowborough about fifty years ago with accommodation for ninety-two children, and it was enlarged in the year 1873

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: national school masterRichard MartinSt. John's School House1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWife; occupation: national school mistressAnna Martin
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarCharles E. Martin
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarHenry W. Martin
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarFrederic Martin
30th Mar 1851CensusSonAlbert Martin
30th Mar 1851CensusSonGeorge John Martin
30th Mar 1851CensusMother, widowed; occupation: visitorHannah Martin [Peckham]
30th Mar 1851CensusSister; occupation: general servantHenrietta Martin

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation curate of withyhamReverend George Antrobus, curate of withyhamSt. John's School House1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex

1867Directory entrySt. John's SchoolPost Office Directory
St. John's School, Crowborough, Samuel Reader, master; Mrs. Reader, mistress

1874Directory entrySt. John's SchoolPost Office Directory
St. John's School, Crowborough, Samuel Reader, master; Mrs. Reader, mistress

c 1875Crowbrough Town, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyNational School

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Webb, M, Head, married, age 28, born Marden; occupation School teacherHenry WebbSchool House1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusRachel Webb, F, Wife, married, age 35, born London; occupation School teacherRachel Webb

1882Directory entrySt. John's SchoolKelly's Directory
St. John's School, Crowborough (mixed), built in 1840, for 140 children; average attendance 136 & supported by a government grant & private subscriptions; Henry Webb, master; Mrs. Webb, mistress

c 1899Crowborough Town, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveySchool

2001TodaySt Johns Church School

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