The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Penshurst Place    The Village  Penshurst  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1766The History of Tunbridge Wells by Thomas Benge Burr ⇒ p. 170
1797The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent - Volume III by Edward Hastedp. 227
1797The Tunbridge Wells Guide by J. Sprange ⇒ p. 148
1810Tunbridge Wells and its Neighbourhood by Paul Amsinck and Letitia Byrnep. 61
1830Guide of Tunbridge Wells ⇒ p. 107
1832Descriptive Sketches of Tunbridge Wells and the Calverley Estate by John Britton, F.S.A. ⇒ p. 130
1840New Guide for Tunbridge Wells by John Colbran and edited by James Phippen ⇒ p. 233
1901The Sidneys of Penshurst by Philip Sidney ⇒ Book
1914Highways and Byways in Kent by Walter Jerrold with Illustrations by Hugh Thomson ⇒ p. 326
1933Country Houses of Kent by Arthur Oswald ⇒ p. 28

Historical records

1747Penshurst PlacePenshurst Place by George VirtuePrivate collection

1799Penshurst PlacePenshurst Place by S. IrelandPrivate collection

1809Penshurst PlacePenshurst Place by Paul Amsinck & engraved by Letitia ByrneLetitia ByrneAmsinck's Tunbridge Wells

1809Penshurst PlacePenshurst Place by Paul Amsinck & engraved by Letitia ByrneLetitia ByrneAmsinck's Tunbridge Wells

1809Penshurst PlacePenshurst Place by Paul Amsinck & engraved by Letitia ByrneLetitia ByrneAmsinck's Tunbridge Wells

1816Penshurst PlacePenshurst Place, watercolour (23.8 x 38.15cm) painted by John Buckler© British Library Board - Shelfmark: Additional MS 37121, Item number: f. 15

1820 to 1868OccupationJohn BridgerPenshurst PlaceSimon Bridger's records

1827Penshurst PlacePenshurst Place by J.P. Neale & engraved by W. TomblesonPrivate collection

1840Penshurst - Second Entrance GatewayPenshurst - Second Entrance GatewayColbran's Tunbridge Wells

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Everest, M, Head, married, age 38, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: carpenterWilliam Everest, carpenterDog Kennel1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Everest, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Tonbridge, KentMary Everest
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrances A. Everest, F, Daughter, age 13, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: school teacherFrances A. Everest
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam J. Everest, M, Son, age 9, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam J. Everest
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Everest, M, Son, age 4, born Penshurst, KentGeorge Everest
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary A. Everest, F, Mother, widowed, age 63, born Penshurst, KentMary A. Everest

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Bristow, M, Head, married, age 56, born Chailey, Sussex; occupation: cowmanJohn Bristow, cowmanPlace Barn Cottage1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Bristow, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Chailey, SussexElizabeth Bristow
3rd Apr 1881CensusAda Bristow, F, Daughter, age 24, born Chailey, Sussex; occupation: domestic servantAda Bristow

3rd Apr 1881CensusPhilip Sidney, Lord De Lisle & Dudley, M, Head, married, age 53, born London; occupation PeerPhilip Sidney, Lord De Lisle & DudleyPenshurst Place1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Sidney, M, Son, single, age 22, born London; occupation UndergraduateHenry Sidney
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick Davis, M, Servant, single, age 42, born Lambeth, London; occupation: butlerFrederick Davis
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Brown, F, Servant, single, age 51, born Kenilworth; occupation: housekeeperElizabeth Brown
3rd Apr 1881CensusGertude Hawkins, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Winchester; occupation: housemaidGertude Hawkins
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Budgen, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: dairy maidMary Budgen
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Izzard, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Penshurst; occupation: kitchenmaidJane Izzard
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriet Izzard, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Penshurst; occupation: housemaidHarriet Izzard

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Edwards, M, Head, married, age 56, born Chelsea, Middlesex; occupation: porterJames Edwards, porterPorters Lodge1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah A. Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Chelsea, MiddlesexSarah A. Edwards
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam J. Edwards, M, Son, single, age 17, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: carpenter's apprenticeWilliam J. Edwards

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick Russell, M, Head, single, age 23, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation GardenerFrederick RussellStable Wing1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusOccupation GardenerGeorge Marlow

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick Bridger, M, Head, married, age 45, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gardenerFrederick Bridger, gardenerGardeners House1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharlotte Bridger, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: gardenerCharlotte Bridger [Hollamby]
3rd Apr 1881CensusMargaret A. Bridger, F, Daughter, age 4, born Penshurst, KentMargaret A. Bridger
3rd Apr 1881CensusLouisa C. Bridger, F, Daughter, age 3, born Penshurst, KentLouisa C. Bridger

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Barber, M, Head, widowed, age 55, born Marylebone, Middlesex, occupation: carpenter and joinerJohn Barber, carpenter and joinerLodge Gates1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Barber, M, Son, single, age 23, born Penshurst, Kent, occupation: carpenter and joinerWilliam Barber
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary A. Barber, F, Daughter, age 13, born Penshurst, Kent, occupation: scholarMary A. Barber
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry G. Barber, M, Son, age 11, born Penshurst, Kent, occupation: scholarHenry G. Barber
3rd Apr 1881CensusOccupation HousekeeperJane Eagleton

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Bridger, M, Head, married, age 79, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: annuitantJohn BridgerLodge Gates1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusMartha Bridger, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: annuitantMartha Bridger [Collins]
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Bridger, F, Daughter, single, age 37, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: dressmakerSarah Bridger

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Horsey, M, Head, married, age 28, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gardenerGeorge Horsey, gardenerLodge Cottage1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Horsey, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Penshurst, KentJane Horsey
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam T. Horsey, M, Son, age 2, born Penshurst, KentWilliam T. Horsey
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Horsey, F, Daughter, age 6 m, born Penshurst, KentElizabeth Horsey

1889Penshurst PlacePenshurst Place by Charles Reynolds & Co.Private collection

1896Penshurst PlacePenshurst PlacePrivate collection

1896Baron's Hall, Penshurst PlaceBaron's Hall, Penshurst PlacePrivate collection

1896The Post OfficeThe Post Office, PenshurstPrivate collection

c 1900Penshurst PlacePenshurst PlacePrivate collection

1904Penshurst Place, from the gardenPenshurst Place, from the garden painted by Charles Essenhigh CorkeCharles Essenhigh Corke, artist and photographerEnglish Homes and Villages

1906Penshurst PlacePenshurst PlacePrivate collection

1908Dianas Bath, Penshurst PlaceDianas Bath, Penshurst Place painted by Charles Essenhigh CorkeCharles Essenhigh Corke, artist and photographerEnglish Homes and Villages

1908Penshurst PlacePenshurst Place painted by Charles Essenhigh CorkeCharles Essenhigh Corke, artist and photographerEnglish Homes and Villages

1908A Garden Walk, Penshurst PlaceA Garden Walk, Penshurst Place painted by Charles Essenhigh CorkeCharles Essenhigh Corke, artist and photographerEnglish Homes and Villages

1908Penshurst PlacePenshurst Place, Penshurst painted by W. H. BorrowPrivate collection

c 1930Penshurst - the west side of the housePenshurst - the west side of the houseCountry Houses

c 1930Penshurst - the north side of the hallPenshurst - the north side of the hallCountry Houses

c 1930Penshurst - in the courtyardPenshurst - in the courtyardCountry Houses

c 1930Penshurst - inside the great hallPenshurst - inside the great hallCountry Houses

c 1930Penshurst - the porchPenshurst - the porchCountry Houses

c 1930Penshurst - the lily pool and southwest towerPenshurst - the lily pool and southwest towerCountry Houses

c 1930Penshurst - Queen Elizabeths roomPenshurst - Queen Elizabeths roomCountry Houses

c 1930Penshurst - the galleryPenshurst - the galleryCountry Houses

1962Penshurst PlacePenshurst Place photographed by Country LifeCountry Life Picture Book of Kent and Sussex - 1962
reproduced with the permission of Country Life

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