The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Historical records

26th Feb 1839Sweethaws, Adams, Redbridge & Perrymans, South of Crowborough - 1839Thomas Manser (occupier and owner)Thomas Mancer, bricklayerHouse Field, House and Garden (1 acres 2 roods 0 perches) plot 3965Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Mancer, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: masonThomas Mancer, bricklayerCrowboro [The Cottage, Sweethaws]1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ann Mancer, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexAnn Mancer [Foster]
Thomas Mancer, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexThomas Mancer
Delia Mancer, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexDelia Mackellow [Manser]
Daniel Mancer, M, [Son], age 14, born SussexDaniel Mancer, farmer and bricklayer
Sarah Mancer, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexSarah Cornford [Mancer]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: bricklayerThomas Mancer, bricklayerSweethaws [The Cottage]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeAnn Mancer [Foster]
DaughterSarah Cornford [Mancer]
Son; occupation: bricklayerDaniel Mancer, farmer and bricklayer
Daughter-in-lawHarriet Manser [Rogers]
GranddaughterMary Ann Mancer
GrandsonGeorge Edwards Mancer

2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Wickens, M, Head, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's journeymanThomas Wickens, farm labourer and bricklayerSweethaws [The Cottage]1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Jane Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Rotherfield, SussexJane Wickens [Deacon]
Daniel Wickens, M, Son, age 15, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourerDaniel Wickens, bricklayer journeyman
Ruth Wickens, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarRuth Wickens
Sarah Wickens, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarSarah Wickens
James Wickens, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJames Wickens, bricklayer
Mary Wickens, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Wickens
Stephen Wickens, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexStephen Wickens, speculative house builder and jobber
Jane Wickens, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexJane Wickens
Mercy Wickens, F, Daughter, age 8m, born Rotherfield, SussexMercy Wickens

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Wickens, M, Head, married, age 56, born Rotherfield; occupation Bricklayer JourneymanThomas Wickens, farm labourer and bricklayer[The Cottage] Sweethaws1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Wickens, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Rotherfield; occupation HousekeeperSarah Wickens
James Wickens, M, Son, single, age 17, born Rotherfield; occupation Bricklayer's labourerJames Wickens, bricklayer
Stephen Wickens, M, Son, single, age 14, born Rotherfield; occupation Bricklayer's labourerStephen Wickens, speculative house builder and jobber
Mercy Wickens, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarMercy Wickens
Hephzibah Wickens, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarHephzibah Wickens
Ester Wickens, F, Daughter, age 5, born RotherfieldEster Wickens

5th Apr 1891CensusJoseph Loader, M, Head, married, age 44, born Radstock, Somerset; occupation: farm labourerJoseph Loader, farm labourerYew Tree cottage1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Catherine Loader, F, Wife, married, age 25, born LondonCatherine Loader
Mary Loader, F, Daughter, age 3, born LondonMary Loader
Kate Loader, F, Daughter, age 1, born LondonKate Loader

5th Apr 1891CensusMary Manly, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Ireland; occupation: laundressMary Manly, laundressYew Tree cottage1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex

2nd Apr 1911CensusAlbert Henry Wilson, M, Head, age 31, born Egham, Surrey; occupation: coachmanAlbert Henry Wilson, coachmanSweet Haws, Yew Tree Cottage, Jarvis Brook1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
Jane Elizabeth Wilson, F, Wife, married 5 years, age 28, born Tunbridge WellsJane Elizabeth Wilson [Watkins]
Florence Jenny Wilson, F, Daughter, age 4, born Jarvis Brook, SussexFlorence Jenny Wilson

c May 1913Florence Carlyle moves to England
to live at Yew Tree Cottage, Sweethaws with Juliet Hastings
Florence Emily CarlyleThe Cottage [a.k.a. Yew Tree Cottage]Against All Odds by Joan Murray

c 1914Cottage Garden with Black CatCottage Garden with Black Cat painted by Florence Emily CarlyleThe Cottage [a.k.a. Yew Tree Cottage]Against All Odds by Joan Murray
Oil on canvas: 78.1 x 60.8 cm
Private collection

c 1920Entrance, The Cottage, SweethawsEntrance, The Cottage, Sweethaws, CrowboroughThe Cottage [a.k.a. Yew Tree Cottage]Private collection

c 1920The Cottage, SweethawsThe Cottage, Sweethaws, CrowboroughThe Cottage [a.k.a. Yew Tree Cottage]Private collection

2nd May 1923DeathFlorence Emily CarlyleThe Cottage [a.k.a. Yew Tree Cottage]Joan Murray's records

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