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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1933The Buckhurst Terrier 1597-1598 by Ernest Straker, F.S.A. ⇒ p. VIII

Historical records

1590 to 1598HistoryHollywychSutton's Historical Notes
This [The Parish of Withyham] was an extensive manor. In a survey (32-40 Elizabeth) it includes the knoll by the church, extending from Withyham towards Summerford, between the road on the one side and the river on the other, to the Manor of Fiskeridge; afterwards by Hale Farm, Blackham Common (now enclosed), Willets Farm, bounded by the Kent Water; along by Holywych, the Sussex House Farm, Holtye Common, extending a little way into the Parish of East Grinstead on the right, over to the Beeches Farm and Bassetts, towards Hartfield and to Hodore.

c 1595Buckhurst Terrier - The Farme called Hollwith - c 1595Buckhurst Terrier - The Farme called HollwithBuckhurst Terrier

6th Jun 1841CensusFrederick Maitland, M, Head, age 77; occupation: armyFrederick Maitland, armyHollywich Farm House1841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Catherine Maitland, F, [Wife], age 70 to 74Catherine Maitland
Charlotte Next, F, age 40 to 44Charlotte Next
Elizabeth Bates, F, age 70 to 74Elizabeth Bates
Eliza Bates, F, age 40 to 44Eliza Bates
Edward Scott, M, age 30 to 34; occupation ServantEdward Scott
Robert Smith, M, age 45 to 49; occupation: servantRobert Smith
William Bourah, M, age 70 to 74; occupation: bailiffWilliam Bourah
Thomas Fry, M, age 14; occupation: servantThomas Fry
Phoebe Scott, F, age 60 to 64; occupation ServantPhoebe Scott
Esther Harmer, F, age 50 to 54; occupation: servantEsther Harmer
Mary Fry, F, age 60 to 64Mary Fry

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 11 people; occupation BailiffJohn SnashallHollwich Farm House1851 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
WifeAnn Snashall
SonJohn Snashall
Guard; occupation: gardenerRichard Cork, gardener
Guard's son; occupation: farm labourerRichard Cork
Servant; occupation: house servantEliza Heasman [Baldwin]
Servant; occupation: farm servantWilliam Ingram
Servant; occupation: farm servantMichael Mitchell

1867Directory entryMaitland Col. Frederick Thomas, HolywychHolywychPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryMaitland Col. Fredk. Thos., HolywychHolywychPost Office Directory

c 1875Blackham, North of Withyham - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyHoywych

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Howlett, M, Head, single, age 37, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourerStephen HowletHolywych Cottage1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Cottenham, F, Mother, widowed, age 64, born Hever, occupation: housekeeperElizabeth Cottenham

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick T. Maitland, M, Head, widowed, age 73, born Middlesex, employs 7 men and 2 boys; occupation: retired colonel and farmerFrederick T. Maitland, retired colonel and farmerHolywych1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Catherine P. Maxwell, F, Daughter, married, age 37, born DevonCatherine P. Maxwell [Maitland]
Frederick Maitland, M, Son, single, age 33, born Hartfield; occupation: lieutenant royal navyFrederick Maitland
Charles F.M. Maxwell, M, Grandson, age 7, born HartfieldCharles F.M. Maxwell
Emily K. Maxwell, F, Granddaughter, age 3, born HartfieldEmily K. Maxwell
Elizabeth Sampson, F, Servant, widowed, age 45, born Chiddingstone; occupation CookElizabeth Sampson
Emma Bone, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Hertfordshire, occupation: domestic servantEmma Bone
Eliza E. Leigh, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Chiddingstone; occupation: domestic servantEliza E. Leigh
Arther G. Read, M, Servant, single, age 25, born Penshurst; occupation GroomArther G. Read
Katherina Bender, F, Servant, widowed, age 30, born Prussia, occupation: nurseKatherina Bender

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Bowkes, M, Servant (Head), single, age 17, born Cowden, occupation: farm labourerJames BowkesStables1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex

1882Directory entryMaitland Col. Fredk. Thos., HolywychHolywychKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusFrederick King, M, Head, married, age 30, born Worth, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerFrederick King, farm labourerHolywych Lodge1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Sarah S King, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Little Waltham, EssexSarah S King
Clara M King, F, Daughter, age 5, born Horsham, SussexClara M King
Esther M King, F, Daughter, age 4, born Bletchingley, SurreyEsther M King
Louisa King, F, Daughter, age 2, born New Malden, SurreyLouisa King
Sarah S King, F, Daughter, age 1, born Horsham, SussexSarah S King
Reuben Miller, M, Boarder, single, age 33, born Little Waltham, Essex; occupation: farm labourerReuben Miller

5th Apr 1891CensusFrederick Maitland, M, Head, married, age 43, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: commander Royal Navy (retired) and farmerFrederick Maitland, commander Royal Navy (retired) and farmerHolywych1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Elizabeth A W Maitland, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Plymouth, DevonElizabeth A W Maitland
George H Godden, M, Servant, single, age 28, born Ewhurst, Sussex; occupation: coachmanGeorge H Godden
Sarah Roffey, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Betchworth, Surrey; occupation: CookSarah Roffey
Orpha Edwards, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: parlourmaidOrpha Edwards

5th Apr 1891CensusEdward H Wickens, M, Head, married, age 37, born Lindfield, Sussex; occupation: Farm bailiffEdward Henry Wickens, farm bailiffHolywych Bailiffs Cottage1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Catherine Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Nottingham, NottinghamshireCatherine Wickens [Coombe]
Sarah Ann Wickens, F, Daughter, age 13, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: ScholarSarah Ann Wickens
Catherine M Wickens, F, Daughter, age 11, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: ScholarCatherine M Wickens
Elizabeth Wickens, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: ScholarElizabeth Wickens
Mary Wickens, F, Daughter, age 7, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: ScholarMary Wickens
Charles F Wickens, M, Son, age 4, born Hartfield, SussexCharles F Wickens
Edith V Wickens, F, Daughter, age 3, born Hartfield, SussexEdith V Wickens
Phoebe Wickens, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hartfield, SussexPhoebe Wickens

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