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1839HistoryparsonageSutton'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.

1867Directory entryPerry Rev. George Booth, B.A., [curate], Vicarage, CrowboroughVicarage, CrowboroughPost Office Directory

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

3rd Apr 1881CensusAdam Clarke Smith, M, Head, married, age 56, born London; occupation: Vicar of St Johns, WithyhamAdam Clarke Smith, Vicar of St Johns, WithyhamSt Johns Vicarage & Church1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ellen Smith, F, Wife, married, age 46, born YorkshireEllen Smith
Frances N. Smith, F, Adopted Daur, single, age 16, born Suffolk; occupation: scholarFrances N. Smith
Louisa H.M. Laughlin, F, Niece, single, age 20, born London; occupation: school governessLouisa H.M. Laughlin
Ethel M. Rickman, F, Boarder, single, age 18, born Dorset; occupation ScholarEthel M. Rickman
Robert Lanning, M, Boarder, age 7, born Mauritius; occupation: scholarRobert Lanning
Margaret E. Carter, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Northumberland, occupation: domestic servantMargaret E. Carter
Martha Pheasey, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Staffordshire; occupation CookMartha Pheasey

5th Apr 1891CensusEdmund R Ruck-Keene, M, Head, married, age 33, born Bentley, Suffolk; occupation: Clerk in Holy OrdersEdmund R Ruck-KeeneSt. John's Vicarage1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Emma Ruck-Keene, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Lible Hedingham, EssexEmma Ruck-Keene
Ralph E Ruck-Keene, M, Son, age 3, born East Grinstead, SussexRalph E Ruck-Keene
Benjamin C Ruck-Keene, M, Son, age 1, born Withyham, SussexBenjamin C Ruck-Keene
Margaret Ruck-Keene, F, Daughter, age 5 months, born Withyham, SussexMargaret Ruck-Keene
Jane Brown, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Upton, Wiltshire; occupation: nurseJane Brown
Alice M Braybrook, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Copford, Essex, occupation: cookAlice M Braybrook
Ellen J Taylor, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Copford, Essex; occupation: housemaidEllen J Taylor

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

2nd Apr 1911CensusWalter M. Dingwall, M, Head, married, age 47, born Milton Ernest, Bedfordshire; occupation: clerk in holy ordersWalter M. Dingwall, clerk in holy ordersSt Johns Vicarage1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mabel S. Dingwall, F, Wife, married 12 years, age 41, born Paddington, LondonMabel S. Dingwall
Mabel W. Dingwall, F, Daughter, age 6, born Hook, SurreyMabel W. Dingwall
Reginald G. Dingwall, M, Son, age 2, born Withyham, SussexReginald G. Dingwall
Alice Beasley, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Fair Oak, Hampshire; occupation: nurseAlice Beasley
Alice Appleford, F, Servant, single, age 48, born Lambeth, Surrey; occupation: cookAlice Appleford
Mabel Martin, F, Servant, Widow, age 26, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: housemaidMabel Martin
Richard L. Gwynne, M, Visitor, single, age 52, born Llansamlet, Glamorganshire; occupation: clerk in holy ordersRichard L. Gwynne

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