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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1851Church of St. Thomas a Becket, Framfield by The Rev. Henry Rosehurst Hoare ⇒ p. 298

Historical records

1610[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by John Norden and augmented by John SpeedHemstedJohn Speed
The first engraved maps of the counties of Great Britain were the work of Christopher Saxton who, under the authority of the Privy Council, surveyed the English counties in Elizabethan times, from 1574 to 1578. In 1593 he was followed by John Norden who projected an ambitious scheme for a complete series of county histories. He published before his death a number of counties - Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Essex, Northampton, Cornwall, Sussex and Surrey. John Speed's map of Sussex is based upon Norden's map and was engraved by Jodocus Hondius. It occupies pages nine and ten of John Speed's Atlas entitled "The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine", is 20 1/4 inches by 15 1/4 inches in size and shows additionally an interesting plan of Chichester and a spirited representation of the Battle of Hastings.

1645[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by Jan BlaeuHemstedJan Blaeu

1695[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by Robert MordenHemstedRobert Morden
Robert Morden was a London bookseller from 1669 until his death in 1703. He specialised in the geographical field and was himself something of a cartographer and a publisher. Throughout the 17th and most of the 18th centuries, there was little distinction between the activity of book or print-selling and that of publishing: many booksellers were also printers or engravers. They undertook the sale of each others' work and often combined to meet the high cost of publishing a new map or reissue of an old atlas, even if the original plates were still available. This map was published in Brittania: a chorographical description of Great Britain and Ireland by William Camden.

c 1724Frantfield, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenHemstead

1785Hempstead HouseHempstead House, watercolour (18.1 x 26.5cm) painted by Samuel Hieronymus GrimmSamuel Hieronymus Grimm, topographical artist© British Library Board - Shelfmark: Additional MS 5671, Item number: f. 103 (no. 196)

c 1795Frantfield, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamHemstead

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

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Collins, M, Head, age 63, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerJames Collins, farm labourerHempsted Hall1841 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Philadelphia Collins, F, [Wife], age 54, born SussexPhiladelphia Collins

6th Jun 1841CensusHarriett Daw, F, Head, age 38, born SussexHarriett Daws [Wood]Hempsted Hall1841 Census
Buxted, Sussex
George Daw, M, [Son], age 18, born SussexGeorge Daw, labourer
John Daw, M, [Son], age 16, born SussexJohn Daw

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Catt, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJames Catt, farmerHempstead1841 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Mary Catt, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29Mary Catt
Mary Catt, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexMary Catt
Sarah Catt, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexSarah Catt
James Catt, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexJames Catt
Anna Catt, F, [Daughter], age 2, born SussexAnna Catt
Elizabeth Catt, F, [Mother], age 72, born Sussex; occupation: independentElizabeth Catt
Barton Batchelor, M, age 25 to 29, born SussexBarton Batchelor
Edward Crowhurst, M, age 18, born SussexEdward Crowhurst
Ellen Chapman, F, age 20 to 24, born SussexEllen Chapman
Martha Sheppard, F, age 18, born SussexMartha Sheppard
Ann Skinner, F, age 20 to 24, born SussexAnn Skinner

6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Baker, F, Head, widowed, age 55 to 59, born SussexSarah BakerHempsted Lane1841 Census
Uckfield, Sussex
John Baker, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: scavengerJohn Baker
Edward Baker, M, [Son], age 13, born Sussex; occupation: scavengerEdward Baker
Caroline Baker, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexCaroline Baker
Mary Borrer, F, widowed, age 75 to 79Mary Borrer

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Whapham, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJames WhaphamHempsted Lane1841 Census
Uckfield, Sussex

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm BailiffHenry WhitewoodHempstead1851 Census
Framfield, Sussex
WifeEliza Whitewood [Izzard]
Son; occupation ScholarHenry Whitewood Izzard
Daughter; occupation ScholarAnn Whitewood
SonWilliam Whitewood
DaughterElizabeth Whitewood
SonJohn Whitewood
Servant; occupation: farm labourerHenry Jeffrey
Servant; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Vinall, labourer
Servant; occupation: farm labourerRichard Saunders

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerJohn Plummer, farm labourerHempstead1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
WifeCharlotte Plummer [Henley]
DaughterHarriett Plummer
SonHenry Plummer
DaughterEmma Plummer
SonFrederick Plummer
Lodger; occupation: farm labourerJohn Jennings

1867Directory entryHeaver Geo., miller, & farmer, HempstedHempstedPost Office Directory

1867Directory entryBourner James, farmer, HempstedHempstedPost Office Directory

1867Directory entryBourner James, farmer, Hempstead farmHempstead farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryBourner Jas., farmer, Hempstead farmHempstead farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryHeaver Geo., miller & farmer, HempstedHempstedPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryBourner James, farmer, HempstedHempstedPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryBourner Jas., farmer, Hempstead farmHempstead farmPost Office Directory

c 1875Hammonds Green, South of Buxted - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyHempstead

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Heaver, M, Head, married, age 71, born Isfield; occupation Miller and FarmerGeorge Heaver, millerHempstead1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Emma Heaver, F, Wife, married, age 66, born UckfieldEmma Heaver
Martha Heaver, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born BuxtedMartha Heaver
Agnes Heaver, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born BuxtedAgnes Heaver
Ernest Curtis, M, Nephew, single, age 21, born Haywards Heath, occupation: miller's assistantErnest Curtis

3rd Apr 1881CensusJasper Geall, M, Head, married, age 38, born Ripe; occupation: miller's waggonerJasper Geall, miller's waggonerHempstead1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Anne Geall, F, Wife, married, age 38, born BrightonAnne Geall
Fanny Geall, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Burgess Hill; occupation: scholarFanny Geall
Alice Geall, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Burgess Hill; occupation: scholarAlice Geall
Henry Geall, M, Son, single, age 6, born Brighton; occupation: scholarHenry Geall
Frank Geall, M, Son, single, age 4, born UckfieldFrank Geall
Agnes Geall, F, Daughter, age 2, born UckfieldAgnes Geall
Anne Geall, F, Daughter, age 1 m, born BuxtedAnne Geall

3rd Apr 1881CensusBenjaman Cork, M, Head, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, employs 5 men and 2 boys; occupation: farmerBenjamin Budgen Corke, farmerHemstead Farm1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Eliza Cork, F, Wife, married, age 32, born WaldronEliza Corke [Pursglove]
Ada Cork, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarAda Corke
Obed Cork, M, Son, age 7, born Buxted; occupation: scholarObed Cork
Benjaman Cork, M, Son, age 5, born BuxtedBenjamin Cork
Ellen Eade, F, Visitor, age 15, born BuxtedEllen Hyder [Eade] [Feldwick]

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Pankhurst, M, Head, married, age 46, born Heathfield; occupation Farm labourerThomas PankhurstHemstead Cottage1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Ann Pankhurst, F, Wife, married, age 51, born HeathfieldAnn Pankhurst
Samuel Pankhurst, M, Son, single, age 20, born Heathfield; occupation Farm labourerSamuel Pankhurst
William Pankhurst, M, Son, age 15, born Framfield; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Pankhurst
George Pankhurst, M, Son, age 13, born Framfield; occupation Farm labourerGeorge Pankhurst

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Bennett, M, Head, widowed, age 68, born Rotherfield, occupation: farm labourerHenry Bennett, farm labourerHemstead Cottage1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Mary Killick, F, Servant, widowed, age 52, born Rotherfield; occupation: housekeeperMary Killick
George Killick, M, Boarder, single, age 19, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Killick
John Killick, M, Boarder, age 15, born Rotherfield; occupation: house boyJohn Killick
Edward Killick, M, Boarder, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarEdward Killick

1882Directory entryCorke Benjamin Budgen, farmer, HempstedHempstedKelly's Directory

1888Directory entryAnscombe, A., Hempstead laneHempstead laneBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryDumbrill, William Thomas, Hempstead laneHempstead laneBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryTucker, James, superintendent of police, Hempstead laneHempstead laneBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryCorke, Benjamin Budgen, farmer, HempsteadHempsteadBrooker's Guide

c 1899Hempstead, Highlands and Great Streele, North of Framfield - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyHempstead & Hempstead Mill

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