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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1835The History, Antiquities and Topography of the County of Sussex by Thomas Walker Horsfield, F.S.A.p. 388
1868Notes on East Grinstead by J. C. Stenning ⇒ p. 142
1906The History of East Grinstead by Wallace Henry Hillsp. 120

Historical records

c 1606HistoryBrockhurstHorsfield's Sussex
3rd James I. an inquisition was taken at Horsham, the jury found that John Leedes, Esq., died 7th February last, seized, inter alia, of the manor of Brockhurst, holden of the manor of Sheffield Grenestede, by fealty, and 4d. rent yearly ; that Sir Thomas Leedes, K.B., was his son and heir, then aged 40 years.

c 1795East Grinstead, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamBrockhurst Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Simmons, M, Head, age 47, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJohn SimmonsBrookhurst House1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Simmons, F, [Wife], age 47, born SussexMary Ann Simmons
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Simmons, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexGeorge Simmons
6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Simmons, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexHenry Simmons
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Simmons, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexJames Simmons

6th Jun 1841CensusEdward Watson, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerEdward WatsonBrookhurst Cottages1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Watson, F, [Wife], age 41, born SussexSarah Watson [Payne]
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Watson, M, [Son], age 16, born Sussex; occupation Tailor's apprenticeJohn Watson
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Watson, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexMary Watson
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Watson, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexGeorge Watson
6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Watson, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexHenry Watson
6th Jun 1841CensusElenor Watson, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexEleanor Watson
6th Jun 1841CensusEmma Watson, F, [Daughter], age 2, born SussexEmma Watson
6th Jun 1841CensusEdward Watson, M, [Son], age 1 month, born SussexEdward Watson

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Edwards, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Edwards, farm labourerBrookhurst Cottages1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusLucy Edwards, F, [Wife], age 55 to 59, born SussexLucy Edwards [Bowrah]

6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Marten, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard Martin, farm labourerBrook House1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusHannah Marten, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49, born SussexHannah Martin [Waters]
6th Jun 1841CensusJessey Marten, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJesse Martin, farm labourer
6th Jun 1841CensusJane Marten, F, [Daughter], age 13, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJane Martin
6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Marten, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexHenry Martin, farm labourer
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Marten, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexElizabeth Martin
6th Jun 1841CensusAlfred Marten, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexAlfred Martin

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Huggett, M, Head, married, age 49, born East Grinstead; occupation: farm bailiffGeorge Huggett, farm bailiff and licensed victuallerBrockhurst Lodge1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Huggett, F, Wife, married, age 49, born HampshireEllen Huggett [Ireland]
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Huggett, M, Son, single, age 22, born East Grinstead; occupation: clerkGeorge Huggett, confidential clerk, Southdown & East Grinstead Breweries Ltd.
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Huggett, M, Son, single, age 20, born East Grinstead; occupation: carpenterHenry (Harry) Huggett, railway carpenter
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Huggett, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born East GrinsteadEllen (Nellie) Weeks [Huggett]
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlice Huggett, F, Daughter, age 8, born East Grinstead; occupation: scholarAlice Padwick [Huggett], pharmacist

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Buckman, M, Head, married, age 31, born East Grinstead, occupation: gardenerJames Buckman, gardenerBrockhurst Cottage1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusLucy Buckman, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Cowden, KentLucy Buckman
3rd Apr 1881CensusErnest Buckman, M, Son, age 5, born Cowden, Kent, occupation: scholarErnest Buckman
3rd Apr 1881CensusAgnes Buckman, F, Daughter, age 3, born East GrinsteadAgnes Buckman
3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Buckman, M, Son, age 2, born East GrinsteadJames Buckman
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick Buckman, M, Son, age 2 m, born East GrinsteadFrederick Buckman

3rd Apr 1881CensusJesse Martin, M, Head, widowed, age 56, born East Grinstead; occupation: farm labourerJesse Martin, farm labourerBrockhurst Cottage1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmily Mitchell, F, Niece, single, age 29, born East GrinsteadEmily Mitchell

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Smith, M, Head, married, age 42, born Hampshire; occupation Lodge KeeperThomas SmithBrockhurst Lodge1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma Smith, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Dover, KentEmma Smith
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma Jane Stockwell, F, Niece, age 12, born Dover, Kent; occupation ScholarEmma Jane Stockwell

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Simmons, M, Head, married, age 34, born East Grinstead; occupation GardenerWilliam SimmonsGardners Cottage, Brockhurst1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusRebecca Simmons, F, Wife, married, age 31, born East GrinsteadRebecca Simmons
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Edward Simmons, M, Son, age 5, born East GrinsteadWilliam Edward Simmons
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Simmons, F, Daughter, age 3, born East GrinsteadEllen Simmons
3rd Apr 1881CensusEdith Simmons, F, Daughter, age 1, born East GrinsteadEdith Simmons

3rd Apr 1881CensusEliza Jane Windsor, F, Head, single, age 28, born Dorset; occupation HousemaidEliza Jane WindsorBrockhurst House1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Tumsney, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Gloucestershire; occupation KitchenMaidMary Tumsney
3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Richardson, M, Servant, single, age 31, born East Grinstead; occupation GardenerDavid Richardson

3rd Apr 1881CensusHarry Newman, M, Head, married, age 41, born West Grinstead; occupation DairymanHarry NewmanBrockhurst Farm Cottage1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Newman, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Cowfold; occupation Dairy maidMary Newman

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Bristow, M, Head, single, age 17, born West Grinstead; occupation: farm labourerJames Bristow, farm labourerBrockhurst Farm Cottage1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Smith, M, Head, married, age 52, born Gosport, Hampshire; occupation: gatekeeperThomas Smith, gatekeeperBrockhurst Lodge1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusEmma Smith, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Dover, KentEmma Smith
5th Apr 1891CensusEmma Stockwell, F, Niece, single, age 22, born Dover, Kent; occupation: general domestic servantEmma Stockwell

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Simmons, M, Head, married, age 44, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: gardenerWilliam Simmons, gardenerBrockhurst Farm1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusRebecca Simmons, F, Wife, married, age 41, born East Grinstead, SussexRebecca Simmons
5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam E Simmons, M, Son, age 15, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam E Simmons
5th Apr 1891CensusEllen Simmons, F, Daughter, age 13, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarEllen Simmons
5th Apr 1891CensusEdith Simmons, F, Daughter, age 11, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdith Simmons
5th Apr 1891CensusEliza Simmons, F, Daughter, age 9, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarEliza Simmons
5th Apr 1891CensusRose Simmons, F, Daughter, age 7, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarRose Simmons

5th Apr 1891CensusEmma Bee, F, Head, single, age 24, born City Of Norwich, Norfolk; occupation: housemaidEmma Bee, housemaidBrockhurst Farm1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusBridgett Thomas, M, Servant, age 26, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: gardenerBridgett Thomas
5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Harrison, M, Servant, age 47, born Marylebone, Middlesex; occupation: bricklayerHenry Harrison
5th Apr 1891CensusLydia Harrison, F, Servant, age 35, born Pimlico, Middlesex; occupation: caretakerLydia Harrison

5th Apr 1891CensusHarry Newman, M, Head, married, age 58, born West Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: cowmanHarry Newman, cowmanBrockhurst Farm1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusMary Newman, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Sussex; occupation: dairywomanMary Newman

c 1899Brockhurst, Worsteds Farm and Oakleigh, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyBrockhurst

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