The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Isenhurst [a.k.a. Isinghurst, Herrings Farm]    Five Ashes  Mayfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1861Waldron: Its Church, Its Mansions, and Its Manors by The Rev. John Ley, B.D. ⇒ p. 95
1869Mayfield by William Durrant Cooper, F.S.A., V.P. ⇒ p. 15
1870A Compendious History of Sussex - Volume II. by Mark Antony Lower, M.A.p. 46; p. 48

Historical records

c 1795Five Ashes, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamHerrings Farm

c 1825South of Mayfield, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodHerrings Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Jenner, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Jenner, farmerHerrings1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Mary Jenner, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexMary Jenner [Knight]
Ellen Jenner, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexEllen Jenner
John Jenner, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexJohn Jenner
Ann Jenner, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexAnn Jenner
Thomas Jenner, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexThomas Jenner, shopkeeper and farmer
Rowland Jenner, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexRowland Jenner
Stephen Smith, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerStephen Smith
George Barton, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerGeorge Barton
Barnaby Jenner, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerBarnabas Jenner, waggoner and farm labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 2 people; occupation Farm BailiffJohn ScarceHerrings House1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeHonor Scarce
DaughterMary Scarce
DaughterHonor Scarce
DaughterJane Scarce
DaughterCaroline Scarce
SonJohn Scarce
Servant; occupation: farm labourerHenry Hook
Servant; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Hylands
Servant; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Hollands

1867Directory entrySykes Sir Frederick, bart., IsenhurstIsenhurstPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusSir Frederick Sykes, M, Head, married, age 45, born Basildon Park, Berkshire; occupation: landowner (baronet)Sir Frederick Sykes, landownerIsinghurst1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Caroline Sykes, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Havant, Hampshire; occupation: baronet's wifeCaroline Sykes
Elizabeth Cullis, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Broxey, Shropshire; occupation: domestic servantElizabeth Cullis
Mary B Toone, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Soberton, Hampshire; occupation: domestic servantMary B. Toone
Annie Gower, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servantAnnie Gower
Mark Akehurst, M, Servant, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: servantMark Akehurst, farmer

2nd Apr 1871CensusHorace Thomas, M, Head, single, age 42, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHorace Thomas, farm labourerHerrings Farm House1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex

1874Directory entryPrescott Sir George, bart., IsenhurstIsenhurstPost Office Directory
Isenhurst is the seat of Sir George Prescott, bart.

c 1875Coleshall, Buttons Farm, Dudsland Farm & Isenhurst, South of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyIsenhurst

3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Calbey, F, Head, single, age 33, born Lincolnshire, occupation: housekeeperAnn Calbey, housekeeperIronhurst1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Foster, M, Head, married, age 56, born Mayfield; occupation: gamekeeperSamuel Foster, gamekeeperDog Kennels1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Foster, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Isle of ManElizabeth Foster
Arthur Foster, M, Son, age 7, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarArthur Foster
Rose Foster, F, Daughter, age 5, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarRose Foster

3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Head, F, Head, age 58, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerMary HeadIronhurst Lodge1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Albert Head, M, Son, single, age 20, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerAlbert Head
Thomas Head, M, Son, single, age 16, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerThomas Head
Thomas Cornford, M, Lodger, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, occupation: shoe maker journeymanThomas Cornford

3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert Norman, M, Head, married, age 58, born Suffolk; occupation GardenerRobert NormanIronhurst Manor1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Sarah Norman, F, Wife, married, age 60, born CambridgeshireSarah Norman
Louisa Norman, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born Cambridgeshire; occupation LaundressLouisa Norman

3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Jane Elliott, F, Head, single, age 27, born Dorset; occupation: laundressMary Jane Elliott, laundressIronhurst Manor1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Arthur Elliott, M, Boarder, single, age 13, born Dorset; occupation: scholarArthur Elliott

1882Directory entryPrescott Sir George Rendlesham Bart., IsenhurstIsenhurstKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusMatilda M Noble, F, Head, married, age 34, born Wiltshire; occupation LaundressMatilda M NobleThe Laundry, Isinghurst1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Annie Keeley, F, Boarder, single, age 21, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: laundressAnnie Keeley

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Pullinger, M, Head, married, age 36, born Hornsey, Middlesex; occupation GardenerGeorge PullingerGardeners Cottage, Isinghurst1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Kate T Pullinger, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Maple Durham, OxfordshireKate T Pullinger
Ernest E T Pullinger, M, Son, age 8, born Bagshot, Surrey; occupation ScholarErnest E T Pullinger
Horace H Pullinger, M, Son, age 7, born Bagshot, Surrey; occupation ScholarHorace H Pullinger
Percy V Pullinger, M, Son, age 6, born Bagshot, SurreyPercy V Pullinger
Bernard C Pullinger, M, Son, age 4, born Bagshot, SurreyBernard C Pullinger
Reginald G Pullinger, M, Son, age 2, born Bagshot, SurreyReginald G Pullinger
Sarah Pullinger, F, Mother, widowed, age 68, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation Living on own meansSarah Pullinger

5th Apr 1891CensusMary Head, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: tailoressMary Head, tailoressLodge Gate, Isinghurst1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Albert Head, M, Son, single, age 30, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carmanAlbert Head
Alice M Head, F, Granddaughter, age 6, born Stratford, Essex; occupation: scholarAlice M Head

5th Apr 1891CensusSamuel Tester, M, Head, married, age 60, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: game keeperSamuel Joseph Tester, farm labourer and gamekeeperIsinghurst1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Eliza Tester, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Sandown, Isle Of WightElizabeth Charity Tester [Phillips]
Arthur Tester, M, Son, single, age 17, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: assistant game keeperArthur Tester
Rose Tester, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Mayfield, SussexRose Tester
Gertrude Tester, F, Daughter, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarGertrude Tester

c 1925IsenhurstIsenhurst, MaresfieldThe Derry Collection

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