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1597FreeholderJohn YeomanWoodgates, Collenford, Budds, the Stringe and Newhedged WoodBuckhurst Terrier
John Yeoman holds by deed tenement and lands called Woodgates 60 acres, a croft called Collenford 4 acres, Budds, 16 acres, the Stringe, 2 acres, and Newhedged Wood, acre.
Rent 9s. ld., 2 hens, 10 eggs, and 2 day's work at Harvest.

1828Davis, Warren Burton, esq.Warren Burton DavisWoodgatePigot's Directory

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Winser, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation FarmerThomas WinserForest Farm1841 Census
Fletching, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriet Winser, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexHarriet Winser
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Winser, F, [Daughter], age 25 to 29, born SussexAnn Winser
6th Jun 1841CensusLouisa Winser, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexLouisa Winser
6th Jun 1841CensusEdwin Winser, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexEdwin Winser

6th Jun 1841CensusWarburton Davies, M, Head, age 50 to 54; occupation: independentWarburton Davies, independentWoodgate1841 Census
Fletching, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusSophia Davies, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49Sophia Davies
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Davies, M, [Son], age 15 to 19James Davies
6th Jun 1841CensusCaroline Burges, F, age 50 to 54; occupation: independentCaroline Burges
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Brinsmead, F, age 20 to 24, occupation: servantAnn Brinsmead
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Mantell, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: servantWilliam Mantell
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Taylor, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation ServantWilliam Taylor
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Sweetman, F, age 25 to 29; occupation ServantSarah Sweetman
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriet Townsend, F, age 35 to 39; occupation ServantHarriet Townsend
6th Jun 1841CensusSusan Warner, F, age 35 to 39; occupation ServantSusan Warner
6th Jun 1841CensusEmma Chatfield, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex, occupation: servantEmma Chatfield

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Partridge, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation BailiffWilliam PartridgeWoodgate1841 Census
Fletching, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Partridge, F, [Wife], age 59, born SussexAnn Partridge
6th Jun 1841CensusEllen Partridge, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexEllen Partridge
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Partridge, M, [Son], age 12, born SussexGeorge Partridge
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Winn, F, age 13, born SussexMary Winn

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Coppard, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerJames Coppard, farm labourerWoodgate1841 Census
Fletching, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Coppard, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexAnne Coppard
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Coppard, M, [Son], age 19, born SussexJames Coppard
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Coppard, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexWilliam Coppard
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Coppard, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexAnn Coppard

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Penticost, M, Head, age 46, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJohn PenticostWoodgate1841 Census
Fletching, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Penticost, F, [Wife], age 37, born SussexMary Penticost [Miller]
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Penticost, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexAnne Elisabeth Elleker [Penticost]
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Penticost, M, [Son], age 12, born SussexWilliam Henry Penticost
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Penticost, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexJohn Penticost
6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Penticost, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexHenry Penticost
6th Jun 1841CensusEliza Penticost, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexEliza Penticost

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerJohn PankhurstWoodgate1851 Census
Fletching, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeMary Pankhurst
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation CARTER BOYHenry Pankhurst
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterEliza Pankhurst
30th Mar 1851CensusSonWalter Pankhurst
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary Jane Pankhurst

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm bailiffWilliam PartridgeWoodgate1851 Census
Fletching, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeCharlotte Partridge
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation SCHOLARWilliam Partridge
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation SCHOLARPhilip Partridge
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation SCHOLARCharlotte Partridge
30th Mar 1851CensusSonJohn Partridge
30th Mar 1851CensusSonAlbert Partridge
30th Mar 1851CensusServantAnn Ellis
30th Mar 1851CensusMother; widowedAnn Partridge

c 1875Chelwood Common, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyWoodgate Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Upton, M, Head, widowed, age 49, born Barnham; occupation GamekeeperJohn UptonWoodgate Cottage1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Upton, M, Son, age 14, born Hartfield; occupation ScholarCharles Upton
3rd Apr 1881CensusMartha Upton, F, Daughter, age 11, born Hartfield; occupation ScholarMartha Upton

3rd Apr 1881CensusJasper Steadman, M, Head, married, age 58, born Horsted Keynes; occupation GardenerJasper SteadmanWoodgate Cottage1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEliza Steadman, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Salehurst; occupation LaundressEliza Steadman [Standen]
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Standen, M, Brother-in-law, single, age 64, born Salehurst; occupation Retired ButlerWilliam Standen

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdwin Corbett, M, Head, married, age 55, born Lincolnshire, employs 19 men and 2 boys, occupation: farmer and landed proprietorEdwin Corbett, farmer and landed proprietorWoodgate1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusSusanna Corbett, F, Wife, married, age 55, born LincolnshireSusanna Corbett [Young]
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry E. Corbett, M, Son, single, age 24, born Lincolnshire, occupation: engineer mechanicalHenry E. Corbett
3rd Apr 1881CensusLizzie Corbett, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born LincolnshireLizzie Corbett
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma Young, F, Sister-in-law, single, age 59, born LincolnshireEmma Young
3rd Apr 1881CensusKate Genden, F, Servant, single, age 22, born East Grinstead; occupation: cookKate Genden
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrances Huntley, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Shipley; occupation: housemaidFrances Huntley
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah J. Deacon, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Hamsey; occupation: parlour maidSarah J. Deacon

3rd Apr 1881CensusLashmer Sherlock, M, Head, married, age 38, born Horsted Keynes; occupation Farm labourerLashmer SherlockWoodgate Cottage1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Sherlock, F, Wife, married, age 38, born SurreyElizabeth Sherlock
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Sherlock, M, Son, age 13, born Horsted Keynes; occupation House boyThomas Sherlock
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnnie Sherlock, F, Daughter, age 11, born Horsted Keynes; occupation ScholarAnnie Sherlock
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick Sherlock, M, Son, age 8, born Horsted Keynes; occupation ScholarFrederick Sherlock
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Sherlock, F, Daughter, age 5, born Horsted KeynesMary Sherlock
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Sherlock, F, Daughter, age 2, born FletchingJane Sherlock

1888Directory entryCorbett, Charles H., Esq., WoodgateWoodgateBrooker's Guide

1891Harry Ridley, M, Head, married, age 22, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation FarmerHarry RidleyForest Farm1891 Census

1891Kate Ridley, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Maresfield, SussexKate RidleyForest Farm1891 Census

1891Jane Ridley, F, Daughter, age 2, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation FarmerJane RidleyForest Farm1891 Census

1891Alice Ridley, F, Daughter, age 9 months, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation FarmerAlice RidleyForest Farm1891 Census

1891Jane Ridley, F, Mother, widowed, age 67, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation IndependentJane Ridley [Gurr]Forest Farm1891 Census

c 1899Forest Farm & Legs and Sedges Farm, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyForest Farm

1901John Ridley [als Gurr], M, Head, married, age 62, born Nutley, Sussex; occupation FarmerTimothy John Gurr, farmer and masonForest Farm1891 Census

1901Martha Ridley [als Gurr], F, Wife, married, age 61, born Fletching, SussexMartha Gurr [Chatfield]Forest Farm1891 Census

1901Silvanus Ridley [als Gurr], M, Son, age 20, born East Grinstead, SussexVannes Ridley GurrForest Farm1891 Census

1901George Ridley [als Gurr], M, Son, age 18, born East Grinstead, SussexGeorge GurrForest Farm1891 Census

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