The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Twitts [a.k.a. Turks] Farm      Mayfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1931Wealden Iron by Ernest Straker ⇒ p. 386

Historical records

c 1795South of Crowborough, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamTwits Farm

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

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Foord, M, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: farmerWilliam Foord, farmerGreat Twits Farm1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Sarah Foord, F, [Wife], age 65 to 69, born SussexSarah Foord
Robert Foord, M, [Son], age 45 to 49, born SussexRobert Foord
Jane Foord, F, [Daughter-in-law], age 45 to 49, born SussexJane Foord
Harriot Foord, F, [Grand-daughter], age 30 to 34, born SussexHarriot Foord
Thomas Foord, M, [Grand-son], age 15 to 19, born SussexThomas Foord
Georgiana Foord, F, [Grand-daughter], age 7, born SussexGeorgiana Foord
Naomi Foord, F, [Grand-daughter], age 2, born SussexNaomi Foord
Frances Hall, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantFrances Sands [Hall]
William Bassett, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantWilliam Bassett

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 5 people; occupation: farmerJames Rogers, farmerTwitts1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeMary Ford Rogers [Smith]
DaughterElizabeth Rogers
SonWilliam Henry Rogers, farmer
SonSamuel Rogers
SonThomas Rogers, farm labourer
Servant, occupation: farm labourerJohn Baldock
Servant; occupation: general servantElizabeth Bailey
Servant; occupation: farm labourerRichard Bailey, labourer

7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Russell, M, Head, married, age 40, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 117 acres employing 2 men and 1 boyJohn Russell, farmerTwitts1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Eliza Russell, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer's wifeEliza Russell
Judith Russell, F, Daughter, age 14, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterJudith Russell
Sarah Russell, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarSarah Russell
Alfred Russell, M, Son, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonAlfred Russell
Eliza Russell, F, Daughter, age 7, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEliza Russell
Caleb Russell, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, SussexCaleb Russell
Harriet Russell, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexHarriet Russell
John Russell, M, Son, age 5m, born Mayfield, SussexJohn Russell
Richard Dadswell, M, Servant, age 14, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carter boyRichard Dadswell, gardener

1867Directory entryRussell John, farmer, TwittsTwittsPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Humphrey, M, Head, married, age 31, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Humphrey, farm labourerTwitts Cottage1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Mary A Humphrey, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Ann Humphrey [Relf]
George Humphrey, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Humphrey
Flora Humphrey, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFlora Humphrey
Charlotte Humphrey, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexCharlotte Humphrey
Wm Hy Humphrey, M, Son, age 11m, born Hartfield, SussexWilliam Henry Humphrey

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Collins, M, Head, married, age 47, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Collins, farm labourerTwitts Cottage1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ann Collins, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Mayfield, SussexAnn Collins
Charity Collins, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: servant (visiting)Charity Collins
Albert Collins, M, Son, age 15, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlbert Collins
Selven Collins, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's sonSelven Collins
Kate Collins, F, Granddaughter, age 9m, born Mayfield, SussexKate Collins

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Russell, M, Head, married, age 51, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 117 acres employing 3 men and 1 boyJohn Russell, farmerTwitts Farm1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Eliza Russell, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Burwash, SussexEliza Russell
Caleb Russell, M, Son, age 15, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonCaleb Russell
Harriet Russell, F, Daughter, age 12, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterHarriet Russell
John Russell, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJohn Russell
Isaac Russell, M, Son, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarIsaac Russell
Esther Russell, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield, SussexEsther Russell
Thomas Russell, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield, SussexThomas Russell
Emma Bellingham, F, Visitor, age 12, born Maresfield, SussexEmma Bellingham

1874Directory entryStyles Albert, farmer, TwittsTwittsPost Office Directory

c 1875Ordnance Place, Butchers Cross and Cowden, West of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyTwits Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Medhurst, M, Head, married, age 24, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerThomas MedhurstTurks Farm1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Frances Medhurst, F, Wife, married, age 26, born MayfieldFrances Elizabeth Medhurst [Godden]
Thos. Edward Medhurst, M, Son, age 3, born MayfieldThomas Edward Medhurst
William Hart Medhurst, M, Son, age 10 m, born MayfieldWilliam Hart Medhurst

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Medhurst, M, Head, married, age 22, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerHenry Medhurst, farm labourerTurks Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Clara Jane Ed. Medhurst, F, Wife, married, age 20, born BurwashClara Jane Edward Medhurst
Henry Medhurst, M, Head, married, age 47, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerHenry Medhurst
Ann Medhurst, F, Wife, married, age 45, born MayfieldAnn Medhurst
Alice Medhurst, M, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarAlice Medhurst
Emily Medhurst, F, Daughter, age 7, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarEmily Medhurst

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Davis, M, Head, married, age 36, born Wadhurst; occupation: farm labourerJames DavisTurks Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Sarah Davis, F, Wife, married, age 36, born TonbridgeSarah Davis
Charles Stevens, M, Ag Labourer, single, age 18, born WadhurstCharles Stevens
James George Davis, M, Son, age 9, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarJames George Davis
Frederick Frank Davis, M, Son, age 7, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarFrederick Frank Davis
Henry William Davis, M, Son, age 3, born MayfieldHenry William Davis
Horace Ernest Davis, M, Son, age 1, born MayfieldHorace Ernest Davis
Edward Jeffrey, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Uckfield; occupation: farm labourerEdward Jeffrey

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Page, M, Head, married, age 66, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerJohn Page, farm labourerTurks Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Naomi Page, F, Wife, married, age 56, born MayfieldNaomi Page [Ashdown]
William Henry Page, M, Son, age 20, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Henry Page

3rd Apr 1881CensusJesse Page, M, Head, single, age 50, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerJesse Page, farm labourerTurks Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex

5th Apr 1891CensusAlbert Styles, M, Head, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerAlbert Styles, farmerTwitts Farm1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Esther A Styles, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Horsmonden, KentEsther A Styles
Minnie E Styles, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Hildenborough, Kent; occupation: farmer's daughterMinnie E Styles
Henry W A Styles, M, Son, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonHenry W A Styles
Perry F W Styles, M, Son, age 11, born Asburnham, Sussex; occupation: scholarPerry F W Styles
Catherine L Styles, F, Daughter, age 3, born Hadlow Down, SussexCatherine L Styles

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Kingsland, M, Head, married, age 41, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: gardenerHenry Kingsland, gardenerTwitts Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Harriet H Kingsland, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriet H Kingsland
Alice M Kingsland, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Mayfield, SussexAlice M Kingsland
Alfred E Kingsland, M, Son, age 13, born Mayfield, SussexAlfred E Kingsland
Elizabeth A Kingsland, F, Daughter, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth A Kingsland
Emily J Kingsland, F, Daughter, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEmily J Kingsland

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Weeks, M, Head, married, age 51, born Southborough, Kent; occupation Farm LabourerGeorge WeeksTwitts Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Cleopatra Weeks, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Waldron, SussexCleopatra Weeks

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Page, M, Head, married, age 76, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Page, farm labourerTwitts Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Naomi Page, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Mayfield, SussexNaomi Page [Ashdown]
William H Page, M, Son, single, age 30, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Henry Page
Jesse Page, M, Brother, single, age 65, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJesse Page, farm labourer

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Parks, M, Head, married, age 53, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerJohn ParksTwitts Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Harriet Parks, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Mayfield, SussexHarriet Parks
Henry Parks, M, Son, single, age 28, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerHenry Parks

c 1940Twitts Gill, Five AshesTwitts Gill, Five Ashes, MayfieldPrivate collection

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