The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Moat Mill Farm      Mayfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1931Wealden Iron by Ernest Straker ⇒ p. 286

Historical records

c 1540BirthElizabeth Fowle [Isted]Moat FarmIGI - Family Search
Film 1985698

c 1795South of Mayfield, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamMoat Mill

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

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

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Eldridge, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Eldridge, farm bailiffMoat1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Lucy Eldridge, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexLucy Eldridge [Wells]
Ephraim Eldridge, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexEphraim Eldridge, farmer
Edwin Eldridge, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexEdwin Eldridge, miller's waggoner
Eli Eldridge, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexEli Eldridge, master carpenter

6th Jun 1841CensusReuben Fenner, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerReuben Samuel Fenner, farm labourerMoat1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Frances Fenner, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexFrances Fenner [Weston]
John Fenner, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexJohn Fenner
George Fenner, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexGeorge Fenner, farm labourer
Thomas Fenner, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexThomas Fenner, farm labourer
Hannah Fenner, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexHannah Fenner

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Gaston, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Gaston, farm labourerMoat1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ann Gaston, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexAnn Gaston
Thomas Gaston, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexThomas Gaston
Rhoda Gaston, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexRhoda Gaston

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerEdmund Medhurst, farm labourerMoat Cottage1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeFrances Medhurst
DaughterJulia Weston [Medhurst]
DaughterFanny Medhurst
SonThomas Medhurst

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerThomas Eldridge, farm bailiffMoat House1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeLucy Eldridge [Wells]
Son; occupation: farm labourerEphraim Eldridge, farmer
Son; occupation: farm labourerEdwin Eldridge, miller's waggoner
Son; occupation: farm labourerEli Eldridge, master carpenter
Son; occupation: scholarEnos Eldridge
Son; occupation: scholarAlexander Eldridge, farmer
SonElam Esli Eldridge
DaughterElizabeth Jane Eldridge

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerReuben Samuel Fenner, farm labourerMoat House1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeFrances Fenner [Weston]
SonThomas Fenner, farm labourer
Daughter; occupation: scholarHannah Fenner
Daughter; occupation: scholarMary Fenner

7th Apr 1861CensusRichard Miles, M, Head, married, age 25, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiffRichard Miles, farmerMoat Mill1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Rosana Miles, F, Wife, married, age 20, born Waldron, SussexRosina Miles [Saunders]
Nelson R Miles, M, Son, age 2, born Waldron, SussexNelson Richard Miles, farmer

7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Brown, M, Head, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carterJohn Brown, farm servant[Moat Mill]1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Sarah Brown, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Withyham, SussexSarah Brown [Martin]
Mary A Brown, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Ann Brown
Matilda Brown, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexMatilda Brown
Charlotte Martin, F, Sister, age 10, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarMiriam Martin
Charlotte Martin, F, Sister, age 10, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharlotte Martin

7th Apr 1861CensusEdmund Medhurst, M, Head, married, age 37, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEdmund Medhurst, farm labourerMoat1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Frances Medhurst, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Mayfield, SussexFrances Medhurst
Julia Medhurst, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Mayfield, SussexJulia Medhurst
Fanny Medhurst, F, Daughter, age 12, born Mayfield, SussexFanny Medhurst
Thomas Medhurst, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Medhurst
Jane Medhurst, F, Daughter, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJane Medhurst
George Medhurst, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield, SussexGeorge Medhurst
Caroline Medhurst, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexCaroline Medhurst
Mary Medhurst, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexMary Medhurst

7th Apr 1861CensusThomas Eldridge, M, Head, married, age 51, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Eldridge, farm bailiffMoat1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Lucy Eldridge, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's wifeLucy Eldridge [Wells]
Edwin Eldridge, M, Son, single, age 24, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEdwin Eldridge, miller's waggoner
Eli Eldridge, M, Son, single, age 21, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEli Eldridge, master carpenter
Alexander Eldridge, M, Son, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carter boyAlexander Eldridge, farmer
Elum E Eldridge, M, Son, age 14, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerElam Esli Eldridge
Jane E Eldridge, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Jane Eldridge
George E Eldridge, M, Son, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Edgar Eldridge, carpenter, joiner and ironmonger

7th Apr 1861CensusHenry Hicks, M, Head, widowed, age 61, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: journeyman millerHenry Hicks, journeyman millerMoat Mill1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Walter Hicks, M, Son, single, age 26, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: journeyman millerWalter Hicks
Mary Wickens, F, Housekeeper, widowed, age 62, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperMary Wickens [Hobbs]

23rd Oct 1861BirthWilliam Miles, bailiffMoat Mill FarmMayfield Parish Registers

1867Directory entryBonnick Wm., farmer & miller, Moat millMoat millPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusJoseph Smith, M, Head, widowed, age 65, born Breadfield, Suffolk; occupation: basket makerJoseph Smith, basket makerMoat Cottage1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Moses Cornwall, M, Lodger, single, age 73, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: broom makerMoses Cornwall

2nd Apr 1871CensusDaniel Duly, M, Head, married, age 35, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 40 acres employing 1 man and 1 boyDaniel Duly, farmerMoat Farm House1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Duly, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Mayfield, SussexElizabeth Duly
Archibald Duly, M, Son, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexArchibald Duly
Ada Duly, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexAda Duly
Henry Godden, M, Servant, age 13, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantHenry Godden

2nd Apr 1871CensusTrayton Saunders, M, Head, married, age 47, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard Trayton Saunders, farm labourerMoat Cottage1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ann Saunders, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Mayfield, SussexAnn Saunders [Richardson]
Trayton Saunders, M, Son, age 7, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarTrayton Saunders, brickmaker
Theodore D Saunders, M, Son, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexTheodore Nimrod Saunders

2nd Apr 1871CensusEdwin Eldridge, M, Head, married, age 34, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: miller's loaderEdwin Eldridge, miller's waggonerMoat Mill Cottage1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Jane E Eldridge, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Herstmonceux, SussexJane Elizabeth Eldridge [French]
Emily Eldridge, F, Daughter, age 5, born Mayfield, SussexEmily Eldridge
Esther Eldridge, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexEsther Eldridge
Kate Eldridge, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexKate Eldridge
Owen Russell, M, Lodger, single, age 33, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: miller's grinderOwen Russell

2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Eldridge, M, Head, married, age 61, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Eldridge, farm bailiffMoat Mill Cottage1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Lucy Eldridge, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Mayfield, SussexLucy Eldridge [Wells]
Alexander Eldridge, M, Son, single, age 26, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlexander Eldridge, farmer
Elam Eldridge, M, Son, single, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerElam Esli Eldridge
George E Eldridge, M, Son, single, age 18, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Edgar Eldridge, carpenter, joiner and ironmonger

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Payne, M, Head, married, age 69, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Paine, farm bailiffMoat Mill Cottage1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Jane Payne, F, Wife, married, age 69, born Fletching, SussexJane Paine [Stevens]
Charles Gaston, M, Lodger, single, age 33, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm carterCharles Gaston, farm labourer

1874Directory entryBonnick Henry, farmer, Moat millMoat millPost Office Directory

c 1875St Dunstans Bridge & Bungehurst Farm, South of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyOld Moat Farm

c 1875St Dunstans Bridge & Bungehurst Farm, South of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyMoat Mill

3rd Apr 1881CensusDaniel Duly, M, Head, married, age 42, born Mayfield; occupation: farmerDaniel DulyMoat Farm House1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Duly, F, Wife, married, age 37, born MayfieldElizabeth Duly [Cornwall]
Frank Duly, M, Son, age 9, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarSpencer Frank Duly
Daniel Duly, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarDaniel Duly
Fanny Duly, F, Daughter, age 4, born MayfieldLilian Fanny Duly
Flora Mable Duly, F, Daughter, age 1, born MayfieldFlora Mabel Duly

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Daniel Appell, M, Head, single, age 30, born London; occupation annuitantJohn Daniel Appell, annuitantMoat Mill Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Jane Appell, F, Sister, single, age 37, born Middlesex; occupation annuitantJane Appell

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Payne, M, Head, married, age 79, born Waldron; occupation: farm bailiffWilliam Paine, farm bailiffMoat Mill Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Jane Payne, F, Wife, married, age 78, born FletchingJane Paine [Stevens]

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdwin Eldridge, M, Head, married, age 44, born Mayfield; occupation: miller's waggonerEdwin Eldridge, miller's waggonerMoat Mill Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Jane Elizabeth Eldridge, F, Wife, married, age 40, born HerstmonceuxJane Elizabeth Eldridge [French]
Emily Eldridge, F, Daughter, age 15, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarEmily Eldridge
Esther Eldridge, F, Daughter, age 13, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarEsther Eldridge
Kate Eldridge, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarKate Eldridge

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Gaston, M, Head, widowed, age 33, born Waldron; occupation: farm labourerCharles Gaston, farm labourerMoat Mill Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Harry Gaston, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarHarry Gaston
Frances Gaston, F, Daughter, age 5, born MayfieldFrances Gaston
Mary Jane Gaston, F, Daughter, age 3, born MayfieldMary Jane Gaston
Ellen Gaston, F, Daughter, age 1, born MayfieldEllen Gaston
Elizabeth Baldwin, F, House Keeper Dom, single, age 24, born HartfieldElizabeth Baldwin

1882Directory entryCoppard Edwin, farmer, Moat millMoat millKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusDamel Duly, M, Head, married, age 54, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerDamel Duly, farmerMoat Farm1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Duly, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Mayfield, SussexElizabeth Duly
Damel Duly, M, Son, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonDamel Duly
Lillian F Duly, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Mayfield, SussexLillian F Duly
Florance M Duly, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFlorance M Duly
Alberta Duly, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlberta Duly
Harold Duly, M, Son, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHarold Duly
Frederic D Duly, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrederic D Duly

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Pain, M, Head, married, age 90, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation Farm BailiffWilliam Paine, farm bailiffMoat Mill Farm1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Jane Pain, F, Wife, married, age 90, born Fletching, SussexJane Paine [Stevens]

5th Apr 1891CensusEdwin Eldridge, M, Head, married, age 54, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: miller's carmanEdwin Eldridge, miller's waggonerMoat Mill Farm1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Maria Eldridge, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Parndon, EssexMaria Eldridge [Green]
Michael C Baker, M, Boarder, single, age 25, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: millerMichael C Baker

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