The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
High Cross  Palehouse Common    Framfield  

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. 363

Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusJoseph Simpson, M, Head, age 55 to 59; occupation ClergymanReverend Joseph SimpsonHigh Cross1841 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Ann Simpson, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54Ann Simpson
Frances Simpson, F, [Daughter], age 11Frances Simpson
Mary Hutchins, F, age 45 to 49; occupation: servantMary Hutchins
Esther Warner, F, age 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantEsther Warner

6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Brazier, F, Head, widowed, age 65 to 69, born SussexElizabeth BrazierHigh Cross Lodge1841 Census
Framfield, Sussex
George Brazier, M, [Son], age 16, born Sussex, occupation: labourerGeorge Brazier

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Shoesmith, M, Head, age 62, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJohn ShoesmithHigh Cross1841 Census
Little Horsted, Sussex
Elizabeth Shoesmith, F, [Wife], age 55 to 59, born SussexElizabeth Shoesmith
John Shoesmith, M, [Son], age 24, born SussexJohn Shoesmith
Ann Shoesmith, F, [Wife], age 18, born SussexAnn Shoesmith

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Cox, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Cox, farm labourerHigh Cross1841 Census
Little Horsted, Sussex
Elizabeth Cox, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexElizabeth Cox [Hemsley]
Jane Cox, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexJane Cox
Charles Cox, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexCharles Cox

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Jeffery, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Jeffery, farm labourerHigh Cross1841 Census
Little Horsted, Sussex
Mary Jeffery, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexMary Jeffery
Thomas Jeffery, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexThomas Jeffery
William Jeffery, M, [Son], age 10 months, born SussexWilliam Jeffery

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Driver, farm labourerHigh Cross1851 Census
Framfield, Sussex
WifeMary Driver [Siggs]
Daughter; occupation: scholarHarriett Driver
Son; occupation: scholarGeorge Driver
SonTrayton Driver
SonRobert Driver
DaughterMary Hoad [Newnham] [Driver]
SonHenry Driver

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: carpenterThomas Burtonshaw, carpenterHigh Cross1851 Census
Framfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Burtenshaw [Jeffery]
DaughterHannah Burtonshaw
DaughterAnn Burtonshaw

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 3 people, occupation: bricklayerWilliam Burtenshaw, bricklayerHigh Cross1851 Census
Framfield, Sussex
WifeHannah Burtenshaw [Garrett]
Son, occupation: bricklayerWilliam Burtenshaw, master bricklayer
DaughterDeborah Burtonshaw
DaughterNaomi Burtenshaw
Servant; occupation Domestic servantWilliam Parris

1874Directory entryThornton Robert, High CrossHigh CrossPost Office Directory

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Hopkins, M, Head, married, age 33, born Middlesex; occupation: gardenerJames Hopkins, gardenerHigh Cross1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Charlotte Hopkins, F, Wife, married, age 32, born SurreyCharlotte Hopkins
James Hopkins, M, Son, age 5, born FramfieldJames Hopkins
Charlotte Elizth. Hopkins, F, Daughter, age 3, born FramfieldCharlotte Elizabeth Hopkins
George Hopkins, M, Son, age 6 m, born FramfieldGeorge Hopkins

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Paris, M, Head, married, age 40, born Framfield; occupation Carpenter and FarmerHenry ParrisHigh Cross1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Harriett Paris, F, Wife, married, age 41, born FramfieldHarriett Paris [Brinkhurst]
Benjm. Taylor, M, Nephew, age 3, born FramfieldBenjamin Taylor
Jabez Weaver, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Uckfield; occupation Farm ServantJabez Weaver

3rd Apr 1881CensusJosph.Thos. Coppins, M, Head, married, age 28, born Surrey, occupation: gardenerJoseph Thomas Coppins, gardenerHigh Cross Lodge1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Harrt.Emily Coppins, F, Wife, married, age 27, born KentHarriet Emily Coppins
Josph.Thos. Coppins, M, Son, age 2, born CroydonJoseph Thomas Coppins

3rd Apr 1881CensusRobt. Thornton, M, Head, married, age 43, born SurreyRobert ThorntonHigh Cross House1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Elizth. Ann Thornton, F, Wife, married, age 41, born LondonElizabeth Ann Thornton [Metcalfe]
Mary Phipps, F, Cook, single, age 47, born Wiltshire; occupation Domestic servantMary Phipps
Mary Millward, F, Ladys Maid Servt, single, age 24, born SomersetMary Millward
Harriett Thorley, F, Housemaid Servt, single, age 34, born WarwickshireHarriett Thorley
Mary Jeffery, F, Housemaid Servt, single, age 20, born MardenMary Jeffery
Mary Skinner, F, Kitchenmaid Servt, single, age 19Mary Skinner
Oliver Compton, M, Butler Servt, married, age 30, born OxfordshireOliver Compton
Charles Willmer, M, Footman Servt, single, age 19, born FindonCharles Willmer

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Bates, M, Head, married, age 41, born East Peckham, occupation: coachmanHenry Bates, coachmanHigh Cross Stables1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Emma Bates, F, Wife, married, age 35, born SuffolkEmma Bates
James Holden, M, Boarder, single, age 23, born Wartling; occupation: groomJames Holden

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Douch, M, Head, married, age 50, born Dorset; occupation: dairymanJames Douch, dairymanHigh Cross Cottage1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Jane Douch, F, Wife, married, age 56, born DorsetJane Douch
Mary Stickles, F, Daughter, widowed, age 31, born Dorset; occupation DairywomanMary Stickles

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Creasey, M, Head, married, age 27, born Speldhurst, occupation: gardenerHenry Creasey, gardenerHigh Cross Lodge1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Louisa Creasey, F, Wife, married, age 24, born NorfolkLouisa Creasey
Caroline Mary Creasey, F, Daughter, age 2, born NorfolkCaroline Mary Creasey
Anne May Creasey, F, Daughter, age 11 m, born FramfieldAnne May Creasey

1882Directory entryThornton Robert, High CrossHigh CrossKelly's Directory
High Cross, the seat of Robert Thornton esq. is a mansion in the Elizabethan style, erected from a design by W. Cockerell R.A. standing on high ground and affording a fine view of the South Downs.

1882Directory entryParis Henry, carpenter, High CrossHigh CrossKelly's Directory

c 1899High Cross, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyHigh Cross

The Weald is at  Database version 13.2 which has ongoing updates to the 391,245 people; 9,000 places; 613 maps; 3,308 pictures, engravings and photographs; and 246 books loaded in the previous version

Fasthosts web site  
ODNB  
British Libarary  
High Weald  
Sussex Family History Group  
Sussex Record Society  
Sussex Archaeological Society  
Kent Archaeological Society  
Mid Kent Marriages  
Ancestry  
Genes Reunited  
International Genealogical Index  
National Archives  

Top
of the
page