The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Walsh Wood [a.k.a. Welchwood] Farm  Burnt Oak Road    Crowborough  
Historical records

29th Nov 1820BirthEli (Levi) Holmwood, farm labourer

16th Feb 1823BirthMichael Holmwood, farmer

c 1825Highhurst Wood, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodWelchwood Farm

18th May 1825BirthMelina Holmwood

29th Apr 1828BirthGeorge Holmwood

14th Apr 1831BirthElizabeth Holmwood

1835BirthAmbrose Holmwood, shepherd

26th Feb 1839Walsh Wood, South of Crowborough - 1839Kenrick Kenward and Michael Homwood (occupiers) and Henry Kenward (owner)Kendrick Kenward, blacksmithCottage and Garden (0 acres 1 roods 38 perches) plot 4065Rotherfield Tithe Map
Michael Holmwood, farm labourer

11th Nov 1844BirthRuth Turner HolmwoodWelch WoodRotherfield Parish Registers

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: pauperJames Galop, farm labourerWalsh Wood1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Wife; occupation: pauperAnn Galop
Lodger; occupation: pauperWilliam Mancer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerGeorge HolmwoodWalsh Wood1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeMartha (Maria) Holmwood [Relf]
Son; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Holmwood, farm labourer
Son; occupation: scholarThomas Holmwood
Son; occupation: scholarStephen Holmwood, railway platelayer
SonAmos Holmwood
SonCharles Holmwood

7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Homewood, M, Head, married, age 36, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master blacksmithGeorge Holmwood, master smithWalsh Wood1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Harriett Homewood, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriet Homewood [Dadswell]
Edward Sweetman, M, Lodger, single, age 14, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: carter boyEdward Sweetman

7th Apr 1861CensusHezekiah Piper, M, Head, married, age 44, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: journeyman wheelwrightHezekiah Piper, journeyman wheelwrightWalsh Wood1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Elizabeth Piper, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Mayfield, SussexElizabeth Piper
Elizabeth Piper, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Mayfield, SussexElizabeth Piper
Edgar Piper, M, Son, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdgar Piper
Fredrich Piper, M, Son, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFredrich Piper
Laura Piper, F, Daughter, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarLaura Piper
Lucy Piper, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexLucy Piper
Alice Piper, F, Daughter, age 9m, born Mayfield, SussexAlice Piper

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Bishop, M, Head, married, age 29, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn BishopWalshwood1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Sarah Ann Bishop, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Ann Bishop [Brooman]
Edwin Bishop, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdwin Bishop, watchmaker
Harrett Bishop, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHarriet Bishop
Fanny Bishop, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexFanny Bishop
Ann Bishop Brooman, F, [Wife's] daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnn Bishop Brooman

2nd Apr 1871CensusHenry Nevill, M, Head, married, age 35, born Reading, Berkshire; occupation: railway labourerHenry Nevill, railway labourerWalshwood1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Harrett Nevill, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Rotherfield, SussexHarrett Nevill
Anne Elizabeth Nevill, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnne Elizabeth Nevill

2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Wickens, M, Head, married, age 58, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Wickens, farm labourerWalshwood1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Eliza Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, SussexEliza Wickens [Pratt]
Eliza Wickens, F, Daughter, age 7, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarEliza Wickens
Harriett Ada Wickens, F, Daughter, age 4, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarHarriett Ada Wickens
Rhoda Wickens, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexRhoda Wickens

1874Directory entryField Thos. & Fredk., farmers, WelchesWelchesPost Office Directory

c 1875Walsh Wood & Leggs Farm, South of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyWalsh Wood

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrank Chewter, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield; occupation: railway labourerFrank Chewter, railway labourerWelshwood1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Louisa Chewter, F, Wife, married, age 22, born RotherfieldLouisa Chewter [Smith]
Fredd Chewter, M, Son, age 4, born RotherfieldFrederick Frank Chewter
Mary Chewter, F, Daughter, age 2, born RotherfieldMary Jane Chewter
Emma Chewter, F, Daughter, age 1, born RotherfieldEmma Eunice Chewter
George Chewter, M, Grand Father, married, age 73, born Rotherfield; occupation: former farm labourerGeorge Chewter, farm labourer
Sarah Chewter, F, Grand Mother, married, age 71, born RotherfieldSarah Chuter [Latter]

3rd Apr 1881CensusJesse John Knight, M, Head, married, age 30, born Wadhurst; occupation: farmerJohn Jesse KnightWelshwood1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Jane G. Knight, F, Wife, married, age 27, born RotherfieldJane Georgiana Knight [Gilbert]
Emily J. Knight, F, Daughter, age 5, born RotherfieldEmily Jane Knight
George J. Knight, M, Son, age 4, born RotherfieldGeorge John Knight
Mary A. Knight, F, Daughter, age 2, born RotherfieldMary Annie Knight
Selina H. Knight, F, Daughter, age 1 m, born RotherfieldSelina Kate Knight
Anne Chewter, F, Serv, single, age 19, born Frant; occupation: domestic servantAnnie Chuter

1882Directory entryField Sarah (Mrs.), farmer, WelchesWelchesKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusFrank Chewter, M, Head, married, age 36, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: railway labourerFrank Chewter, railway labourerWelshood1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Louisa Chewter, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, SussexLouisa Chewter [Smith]
Frederick Chewter, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield, SussexFrederick Frank Chewter
Mary Jane Chewter, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Jane Chewter
Emily Chewter, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEmma Eunice Chewter
Lily Chewter, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarLizzie Lily Chewter
Ada Chewter, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAda Chewter
Rose Chewter, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarRose Chewter
Daisy Chewter, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarDaisy Chewter
George Chewter, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexGeorge Chewter
Thomas Chewter, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexThomas Chewter
James Chewter, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexJames Chewter

5th Apr 1891CensusArthur Taylor, M, Head, married, age 28, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerArthur Taylor, farmerWelshood1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Ann Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Ann Taylor [Bishop]
Mary Ann Taylor, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Ann Taylor
Arther Taylor, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexArther Taylor
Ruth Taylor, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexRuth Taylor
Violet Taylor, F, Daughter, age 5 months, born Rotherfield, SussexViolet Taylor

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Olmer, M, Head, married, age 45, born Flimwell, Sussex; occupation FarmerCharles OlmerWelshood1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Olmer, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Crowborough, SussexSarah Olmer
Walter Olmer, M, Son, single, age 20, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation Farmer's SonWalter Olmer
Joseph Whitehurst, M, Boarder, age 6, born British Subject, FranceJoseph Whitehurst
William Edwards, M, Servant, single, age 20, born Holtye, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Edwards

10th Jul 1895BirthFrederick Taylor

2nd Apr 1911CensusWalter Oliver, M, Head, married 15 years, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerWalter Oliver, farmerWalshwood Farm, Welchwood, Burnt Oak, Jarvis Brook1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Fanny Oliver, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, SussexFanny Oliver

2001TodayWelchwood

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