The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Pesthouse [a.k.a. Hurstlands] Farm  Chuck Hatch  Ashdown Forest  Hartfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1997The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 by Professor Brian Short ⇒ Notebook extract

Historical records

c 1825Colemans Hatch, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodPest House

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Baker, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Baker, farm labourerLower Pest House, No 11841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Mary Baker, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexMary Baker [Hall]
Elizabeth Baker, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexElizabeth Baker
James Baker, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexJames Baker
Ann Baker, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexAnn Baker
Mary Baker, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexMary Baker
Thomas Heasman, M, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Heasman, farm labourer
Thomas Heasman, M, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Heasman, labourer

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Heasman, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Heasman, farm labourerLower Pest House, No 11841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Sarah Ann Heasman, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexSarah Ann Heasman [Moon]
Elizabeth Heasman, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexElizabeth Smith [Heasman]
Sarah Heasman, F, [Daughter], age 2, born SussexSarah Heasman

6th Jun 1841CensusJesse Shoebridge, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJesse Shoebridge, farm labourerLower Pest House, No 21841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Karen Shoebridge, F, [Wife], age 60 to 64, born SussexCaroline Shoebridge [Weller]
Jane Shoebridge, F, [Daughter], age 25 to 29, born SussexJane Shoebridge

6th Jun 1841CensusEdward Divall, M, Head, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEdward Divall, farm labourerLower Pest House, No 21841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Mary Divall, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexMary Anne Divall [Shoebridge]
James Divall, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexJames Divall
Frances Divall, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexFrances Divall
John Edwards, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: wheelwright's apprenticeJohn Edwards

6th Jun 1841CensusJoseph Edwards, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJoseph Edwards, farm labourerPest House Farm, No 11841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Edwards, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexElizabeth Hesman [Edwards] [Watmore]
Jane Edwards, F, [Daughter], age 13, born SussexJane Anne Edwards
Ann Edwards, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexAnn Edwards
Sarah Edwards, F, [Daughter], age 8, born SussexSarah Edwards
Ruth Edwards, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexRuth Watmore Edwards
George Edwards, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexWilliam Edwards
William Edwards, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexGeorge Edwards

6th Jun 1841CensusEdward Heasman, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEdward Heasman, farm labourerPest House Farm, No 21841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Sarah Heasman, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexSarah Hesman
Sarah Heasman, F, [Daughter], age 14, born SussexSarah Seal [Heasman]
Lucy Heasman, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexLucy Hesman
James Heasman, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexJames Heasman
Edward Heasman, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexEdward Heasman
Elizabeth Heasman, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexElizabeth Hesman
John Heasman, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexJohn Heasman
Anna Heasman, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexAnnie Hesman

1851Morphew, GeorgeGeorge Morphew, shopkeeper and farmerPesthouse FarmPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation FarmerGeorge Morphew, shopkeeper and farmerPest House Farm1851 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Morphew
Son; occupation FarmerGeorge Morphew
Daughter; occupation ScholarMatilda Morphew
Son; occupation ScholarJohn Morphew
Daughter; occupation ScholarHarriet Morphew
Servant; occupation: farm labourerRichard Edwards, farm labourer
GranddaughterMildred Edwards

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: labourerJohn Heasman, labourerChuck Hatch1851 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
WifeMary Ann Hesman
Daughter; occupation: scholarMaria Hesman

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation LabourerSamuel SlaterPest House1851 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
DaughterAnn Slater
SonSamuel Slater
SonObadiah Slater
Grand-sonNathaniel Slater

1867Directory entryMorphew Geo., farmer, Pest House farmPest House farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryMorphew John, farmer, Pest House farmPest House farmPost Office Directory

c 1875Posingford, Holly Hill & Cotchford, West of Hartfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyPesthouse Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Morphew, M, Head, married, age 39, born Hartfield; occupation FarmerJohn MorphewPest House Farm1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Harriott Morphew, F, Wife, married, age 36, born RotherfieldHarriet Ann Morphew [Whitewood]
Annie Morphew, F, Daughter, age 11, born HartfieldHarriett Annie Morphew
George Morphew, M, Son, age 10, born HartfieldGeorge Morphew
Fanny Morphew, F, Daughter, age 8, born HartfieldFanny Morphew
Henry Morphew, M, Son, age 6, born HartfieldHenry John Morphew
Thomas Morphew, M, Son, age 5, born HartfieldThomas Morphew
Elizabeth Morphew, F, Daughter, age 4, born HartfieldElizabeth Morphew
Emily Morphew, F, Daughter, age 11 m, born HartfieldEmily Morphew

3rd Apr 1881CensusLewis Moon, M, Head, married, age 35, born Hartfield; occupation: farm labourerLewis Moon, farm labourerAshdown Forest1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Moon, F, Wife, married, age 37, born HartfieldElizabeth Moon [Jupp]
Jane Moon, F, Daughter, age 13, born Hartfield; occupation: scholarJane Moon
Blanch Moon, F, Daughter, age 7, born Hartfield; occupation: scholarMargaret Blanche Moon
Caroline Moon, F, Daughter, age 6, born HartfieldCaroline Moon
Henry Moon, M, Son, age 4, born HartfieldSilas Harry Moon

3rd Apr 1881CensusHester Brown, F, Head, widowed, age 40, born HartfieldHester Brown [Shoebridge]Pest House Cottage1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
James Brown, M, Son, single, age 20, born Hartfield; occupation: groomJames Brown
Mary Brown, F, Daughter, age 14, born Hartfield; occupation: scholarMary Anne Brown
John Brown, M, Son, age 13, born Hartfield; occupation: scholarJohn Brown
Jane Brown, F, Daughter, age 11, born Hartfield; occupation: scholarJane Anne Brown
Harriott Brown, F, Daughter, age 8, born Hartfield; occupation: scholarHarriott Brown
George Brown, M, Son, age 4, born HartfieldGeorge Brown

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Dadswell, M, Head, single, age 41, born Hartfield; occupation: labourerEdward Ratcliff DadswellPest House Cottage1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Hannah Heward, F, Housekeeper, widowed, age 67, born HartfieldHannah Heward

1882Directory entryMorphew John, farmer, Pest House farmPest House farmKelly's Directory

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

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