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Beeches [a.k.a. Two Fillets] Farm  Butcherfield Lane  Holtye  Hartfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 349

Historical records

1597FreeholderJohn BulmanBeach PlaceBuckhurst Terrier
John Bulman holds by deed a tenement & land called Beach Place, 60 acres, bounds:
  • land of the heirs of William Bowyer called Canserne Land to the West and East
  • Queen's highway from Averies to Parrock to the South
  • Queens highway East Grinsted to Hartfeild to the North
Rent 6s. 2d.

c 1795Holty Common, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamBeach F.

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Payne, M, Head, age 65 to 69; occupation: labourerJohn Paine, pauperFilletts1841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Mary Payne, F, [Wife], age 60 to 64, born SussexMary Payne [Miles]
John Payne, M, [Grand-son], age 2, born SussexJohn Everest [Payne], farm labourer

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Hill, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Hill, farmerBeeches1841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Harriett Hill, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexHarriett Hill
William Hill, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born SussexWilliam Hill
Mary Hill, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexMary Hill
Ann Hill, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexAnn Hill
George Hill, M, [Son], age 18, born SussexGeorge Hill
Caroline Hill, F, [Daughter], age 18, born SussexCaroline Hill
Edgar Hill, M, [Son], age 16, born SussexEdgar Hill
Henry Hill, M, [Son], age 14, born SussexHenry Hill
Lucy Hill, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexLucy Hill
Betsy Hill, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexBetcy Hill
Elenor Hill, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexEllen Hill
George Friend, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantGeorge Friend
George Edwards, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantGeorge Edwards
George Edwards, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantGeorge Edwards

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Miles, M, Head, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Miles, farm labourerFilletts1841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Ann Miles, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexAnn Miles [Heath]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: farm labourerJohn Butcher, farm labourerTwo Filletts1851 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
WifeLydia Butcher
DaughterLouisa Butcher
BoarderAlfred Cottenden

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerStephen Jenner, farm labourerTwo Filletts1851 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
WifeAmelia Jenner
DaughterSarah Brown [Jenner]
Grand-son, occupation: scholarHenry Coppard
Grand-daughterMary Ann Jenner
Grand-daughterMary Ann Jenner

1867Directory entryGoodwin Thomas, farmer & wheelwright, Beeches farmBeeches farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryGoodwin Thomas, farmer & wheelwright, Beeches farmBeeches farmPost Office Directory

c 1875Bolebrook, North of Hartfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyBeeches Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Goodwin, M, Head, widowed, age 87, born Hartfield, employs 14 men and 4 boys; occupation Farmer And WheelwrightThomas Goodwin, farmer and wheelwrightBeeches Farm House1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
George Goodwin, M, Son, single, age 48, born CowdenGeorge Goodwin
James Goodwin, M, Son, widowed, age 43, born CowdenJames Goodwin
Mary A. Simmonds, F, Servant, single, age 51, born Hartfield; occupation Domestic servantMary A. Simmonds
Elizabeth Vinell, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Surrey; occupation: domestic servantElizabeth Vinell

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Cottenham, M, Head, married, age 29, born Withyham, occupation: farm labourerCharles Cottenham, farm labourerTwo Filletts1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Cordelia Cottenham, F, Wife, married, age 28, born HartfieldCordelia Cottenham
Arthur Cottenham, M, Son, age 6, born Hartfield, occupation: scholarArthur Cottenham
Emily Cottenham, F, Daughter, age 3, born HartfieldEmily Cottenham
Ellen Cottenham, F, Daughter, age 1, born HartfieldEllen Cottenham

5th Apr 1891CensusEdward Simmons, M, Head, married, age 52, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEdward Simmons, farm labourerTwo Filletts1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Amelia Simmons, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, SussexAmelia Simmons
Albert Simmons, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlbert Simmons
Thomas Simmons, M, Son, age 9, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarThomas Simmons
Emily Simmons, F, Daughter, age 6, born Hartfield, SussexEmily Simmons
Harriett Simmons, F, Daughter, age 5, born Hartfield, SussexHarriett Simmons
Arthur Simmons, M, Son, age 2, born Hartfield, SussexArthur Simmons

5th Apr 1891CensusHumphrey Gasson, M, Head, married, age 57, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHumphrey Gasson, farm labourerTwo Filletts1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Frances Gasson, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Hartfield, SussexFrances Gasson
William Gasson, M, Son, single, age 22, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Gasson
Caroline Gasson, F, Daughter, age 15, born Hartfield, SussexCaroline Gasson
Humphrey Gasson, M, Son, age 12, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHumphrey Gasson
Mary Gasson, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Gasson
Mildred Gasson, F, Daughter, age 7, born Hartfield, SussexMildred Gasson
Thomas Sheppard, M, Lodger, single, age 45, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: farm labourerThomas Sheppard

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Baines, M, Head, married, age 28, born Newdigate, Surrey, occupation: farmerWilliam Baines, farmerBeeches1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Elizabeth G Baines, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Kilburn, MiddlesexElizabeth G Baines
William T Baines, M, Son, single, age 8 months, born Hartfield, SussexWilliam T Baines
George Wallis, M, Lodger, single, age 14, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Wallis, farm carter
Herbert Head, M, Lodger, married, age 25, born Lewisham, Kent; occupation: house decoratorHerbert Head
Edith E Head, F, Lodger, married, age 24, born Lee, KentEdith E Head
Nellie E Head, F, Lodger, single, age 5 months, born Kennington, SurreyNellie E Head
Robert Brown, M, Lodger, single, age 46, born N/KRobert Brown

c 1899Beeches Farm, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyBeeches Farm

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