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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 57; p. 91

Historical records

1296Subsidy/tax list2s 2 1/4dWilliam StyleStyle, Village of Northborgh, Hundred of RetherfeldPullein's Rotherfield

1327Subsidy/tax list2s 2dAdam StilleStille, Village of Northborough, Hundred of RetherfeldPullein's Rotherfield

1332Subsidy/tax list1s 2 1/2dAdam StilleStille, Village of Northborough, Hundred of RutherfeldPullein's Rotherfield

1590HistorySteelebridgePullein's Rotherfield
Manor of Eridge with the capital mansion and park there
  • The farm of divers demesne lands there called Inhams containing by estimation 60 acres, being formerly in the hands and occupation of the lord, now let to Henry Nevill, esq for £11 0s 0d yearly
  • The farm of certain meadow there, part of the land Inhams of 6 acres let to Edward Nevill, esq., eldest son of the lord for £1 8s 0d yearly
  • The farm of divers demesne land there called Hamsell Woods, Lambe pasture and Horse pastures of 110 acres to Thomas Weston for £13 0s 0d yearly
  • The farm of a certain water mill situate within the park of Eridge so let to the said Thomas Weston for £13 0s 0d yearly
  • The farm of certain other lands, woods, meadows and pastures called Laggerslande and Highdeane of 50 acres let to Robert Woody for £10 0s 0d yearly
  • The farm of certain other lands there called Steelebridge meade and Slaughterhouse field of 16 acres let to Oliver Booby for £4 0s 0d yearly
  • The farm of a cottage and two crofts of land of 2 1/2 acres adjacent to Christopher Mudge for £4 0s 0d yearly
  • Farm of certain land called Pickstorckes and Hayfield of 10 acres to Nicholas Turner for £2 0s 0d
  • Farm of 3 1/2 acres of meadow lying near le horse meadow near le fordge to Oliver Booby for £2 0s 0d
  • Price of 1000 loads of marl dug in the wastes of this manor and sold to George Hosmer for 13s 4d

c 1724Eridge, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenSteel Bridge

6th Jun 1841CensusJesse Hayward, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJesse Hayward, farm labourerSteelbridge, Crown Corner1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusSophia Hayward, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexSophia Hayward [Fry]
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Hayward, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexMary Hayward

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJesse Hayward, farm labourerSteel Bridge1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeSophia Hayward [Fry]
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; occupation: scholarWilliam Avis

2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Carr, M, Head, married, age 69, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Carr, farm labourerSteelbridge1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusAnn Carr, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Speldhurst, KentAnn Carr

2nd Apr 1871CensusCharles Burns, M, Head, married, age 56, born Walworth, Surrey; occupation: farm labourerCharles Burns, farm labourerSteelbridge1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusMargaret Burns, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Lambeth, SurreyMargaret Burns
2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Burns, M, Son, age 13, born Lambeth, Surrey; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Burns
2nd Apr 1871CensusCharles Burns, M, Son, age 8, born Croydon, SurreyCharles Burns

c 1875Old Eridge Park, Forge Wood & Great Danegate, South of Eridge Park - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveySteel Bridge

3rd Apr 1881CensusCaroline Miles, F, Head, single, age 59, born Rotherfield; occupation AnnuitantCaroline MilesCrown Corner1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Hannah Miles, F, Sister, single, age 53, born Rotherfield; occupation AnnuitantJane Miles
3rd Apr 1881CensusLucy Miles, F, Sister, single, age 47, born Rotherfield; occupation AnnuitantLucy Miles
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Elizabeth B.R. Bedwell, F, Visitor, single, age 17, born LondonMary Elizabeth B.R. Bedwell
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Ellen Lockyer, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Rotherfield; occupation: domestic servantMary Ellen Lockyer
3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert Elliott Clark, M, Boarder, single, age 25, born CeylonRobert Elliott Clark

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Wickens, M, Head, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, employs 1 labourer; occupation FarmerWilliam Wickens, farmer and master wheelwrightSteel Bridge1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriett S. Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 48, born MaresfieldHarriett Sophia Wickens [Wickens]
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriett Sophia Wickens, F, Mother In Law, widowed, age 70, born MaresfieldHarriott Sophia Wickens [Filtness]

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Butcher, M, Head, married, age 26, born Horsmonden, Kent, occupation: grocerWilliam Butcher, grocerSteel Bridge1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Piddlesden, M, Head, married, age 71, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm BailiffGeorge PiddlesdenSteel Bridge1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusElizabeth Piddlesden, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Framfield, SussexElizabeth Piddlesden
5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Piddlesden, M, Son, single, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation CarpenterGeorge Piddlesden

c 1899Steel Bridge, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveySteel Bridge

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