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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 341

Historical records

1597FreeholderJohn BulmanHartwellBuckhurst Terrier
John Bulman gent holds by deed a tenement and land called Hartwell near Longbridge, 67 acres, bounds:
  • Queens highway Hartfeild to Joskins Cros to the East
  • river from Parrock to Longbridge to the South
  • Chartnes to the West
  • the way from Joskin's Cros to Gulbins went and lands of Thomas Bowyer to the East and North
Rent 13s. 10d.

c 1597Fiskeridge, The Manor of Buckhurst - c 1597Part of the maps produced in 1597 in the Buckhurst TerrierHartwell

1785Occupation OwnerJohn TurnerHartwellSutton's Historical Notes

c 1795Forest Row and Hartfield, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamHartwell Farm

c 1825Forest Row and Hartfield, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodHartwell Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Knight, M, Head, age 30 to 34; occupation: clerkThomas Knight, clerkHartwell1841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Catherine Knight, F, age 65 to 69Catherine Knight
Jane Staplehurst, F, age 30 to 34Jane Staplehurst
Mary Blackstone, F, age 14, born SussexMary Blackstone
Robert Winnifrith, M, age 16Robert Winnifrith

6th Jun 1841CensusSamuel Frederick, M, Head, age 45 to 49; occupation: farmerSamuel Frederick, farmerHartwell1841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Mary Frederick, F, [Wife], age 47Mary Frederick

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Watts, M, Head, age 24; occupation GamekeeperJames WattsHartwell1841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex

1844Occupation TenantGeneral Sir Thomas BradfordHartwellSutton's Historical Notes

1851Bradford, Sir ThomasSir Thomas BradfordHartwell HousePost Office Directory

1851Frederick, Samuel Geo.Samuel Geroge Frederick, farmerHartwell FarmPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation GardenerGeorge NormanHartwell House1851 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
WifeMary Norman

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 3 people; occupation: farmerSamuel Geroge Frederick, farmerHartwell Farm1851 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
WifeAnn Frederick
DaughterMary Ann Frederick
Servant; occupation Farm ServantJohn Young
Inmate; occupation: annuitantAmbrose Brooker, farmer
Servant; occupation: house servantAnn Baker
Servant; occupation Farm ServantJames Wickham

c 1870Occupation OwnerCaptain Mortimer WestHartwellSutton's Historical Notes

1872 to 1893Occupation OwnerJohn MewsHartwellSutton's Historical Notes

1874Directory entryMews John, HartwellHartwellPost Office Directory

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

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick Lawrence, M, Head, single, age 20, born Norfolk; occupation: groomFrederick Lawrence, groomHartwell Stables1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Serulton, M, Head, married, age 31, born Suffolk; occupation CoachmanSamuel SerultonCoachmans House1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Mary E. Serulton, F, Wife, married, age 26, born BuckinghamshireMary E. Serulton
William H. Serulton, M, Son, age 7, born Yorkshire; occupation ScholarWilliam H. Serulton
Albert J. Serulton, M, Son, age 1, born HartfieldAlbert J. Serulton

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Upex, M, Head, single, age 20, born Hertfordshire; occupation GardenerJames UpexBothy Cottage Hartwell1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
William Young, M, Boarder, single, age 18, born Hartfield; occupation GardenerWilliam Young

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Mews, M, Head, married, age 59, born Surrey; occupation: magistrateJohn Mews, magistrateHartwell Mansion1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Ellen Mews, F, Wife, married, age 53, born SurreyEllen Mews
Mary A. Lelliott, F, Servant, single, age 41, born Steyning; occupation: domestic servantMary A. Lelliott
Clara Birch, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Surrey, occupation: domestic servantClara Birch
Jane Mann, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Surrey; occupation: domestic servantJane Mann
John Anderson, M, Servant, married, age 41, born Surrey; occupation domestic servantJohn Anderson

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas S. Fowler, M, Head, married, age 47, born Brenchly; occupation: gardenerThomas S. Fowler, gardenerHartwell Lodge Gate House1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Sarah A. Fowler, F, Wife, married, age 38, born HorsmondenSarah A. Fowler
Emily F. Fowler, F, Daughter, age 5, born MaidstoneEmily F. Fowler
Agnes Fowler, F, Daughter, age 2, born HartfieldAgnes Fowler

1882Directory entryMews John, HartwellHartwellKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusEdward Clarke, M, Head, married, age 48, born Wadhurst, Sussex, occupation: gardener's labourerEdward ClarkeHartwell Lodge1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Phillidedpha Clarke, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Tunbridge, KentPhiladelphia Clarke
Thomas W G Sanders, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: house servantThomas W G Sanders

5th Apr 1891CensusMary Hillman, F, Head, single, age 41, born Ashurst, Sussex; occupation: housemaidMary Hillman, housemaidHartwell1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Ellen Johnson, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: housemaidEllen Johnson

5th Apr 1891CensusAlfred Hendall, M, Head, married, age 36, born Marylebone, London; occupation: coachmanAlfred Hendall, coachmanCoach House Cottage, Hartwell1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Jane Hendall, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Brighton, SussexJane Hendall

5th Apr 1891CensusWalter Slaker, M, Head, single, age 19, born Climping, Sussex; occupation: groomWalter Slaker, groomHarness House, Hartwell1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex

5th Apr 1891CensusWalter Wallis, M, Head, married, age 41, born Wem, Shropshire; occupation: gardener and bailiffWalter Wallis, gardenerBailiffs House, Hartwell1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Mary Ann Wallis, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Chelsea, LondonMary Ann Wallis [Lyall]

5th Apr 1891CensusAlfred Ellis, M, Head, married, age 30, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantAlfred Ellis, farm servantCarters Cottage, Hartwell1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Olive Ellis, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Maresfield, SussexOlive Tamah Ellis [Horscraft]
Clara L Ellis, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: scholarClara L Ellis
Ada Ellis, F, Daughter, age 5, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAda Ellis
Albert Ellis, M, Son, age 4, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlbert Ellis
William Crittenden, M, Lodger, single, age 19, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm servantWilliam Crittenden

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Whyman, M, Head, married, age 41, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: Farm servantWilliam WhymanStockmans Cottage, Hartwell1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Eliza Whyman, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Yalding, KentEliza Whyman

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Gibson, M, Head, single, age 28, born East Sutton, Kent; occupation: gardenerWilliam Gibson, gardenerBothy, Hartwell1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Thomas Couchman, M, single, age 24, born Linton, Kent; occupation: gardenerThomas Couchman

c 1899Hartwell House and Chartness Farm, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyHartwell House

c 1900HartwellHartwell, Hartfield photographed by Miss K. WallisSutton's Historical Notes

1938Hartwell HouseHartwell House, HartfieldPrivate collection

1938Drawing Room, Hartwell HouseDrawing Room, Hartwell House, HartfieldPrivate collection

1938Billiards Room, Hartwell HouseBilliards Room, Hartwell House, HartfieldPrivate collection

1938The Formal Garden, Hartwell HouseThe Formal Garden, Hartwell House, HartfieldPrivate collection

1938Hartwell CottagesHartwell Cottages, HartfieldPrivate collection

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