The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Biddenden Farm    Peckham (als Packham) Hill  Rotherfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 14

Historical records

1867Directory entryPaige Philadelphia (Mrs.), farmer, BiddendenBiddendenPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusCharles Rooke, M, Head, married, age 52, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: carpenter and joiner journeymanCharles Rooke, carpenter and joiner journeymanBiddenden1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusLouisa M Rooke, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Withyham, SussexLouisa M. Rooke
2nd Apr 1871CensusClarissa T Rooke, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexClarissa T. Rooke
2nd Apr 1871CensusCecilia E Rooke, F, Daughter, age 6m, born Rotherfield, SussexCecilia E. Rooke

c 1875Catts Corner, Town Row, Horse Grove & Cottage Hill, Rotherfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyBiddenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusJabez H. Fairbank, M, Head, married, age 31, born Durham; occupation: agent or manager, railway contractorJabez H. Fairbank, agent or manager, railway contractorBiddenden1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma Fairbank, F, Wife, married, age 34, born LincolnshireEmma Fairbank
3rd Apr 1881CensusR.F. Fairbank, F, Daughter, age 4, born DerbyshireR.F. Fairbank
3rd Apr 1881CensusE.I. Fairbank, F, Daughter, age 2, born MayfieldE.I. Fairbank
3rd Apr 1881CensusR. Hayes, F, Visitor, widowed, age 80, born LincolnshireR. Hayes
3rd Apr 1881CensusE.I. Hall, F, Serv, single, age 20, born Mayfield; occupation: domestic servantE.I. Hall

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Hicks, M, Head, widowed, age 35, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer and coal merchantHenry Hicks, farmer and coal merchantBiddenden Farm1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusFrederick T Hicks, M, Son, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrederick T Hicks
5th Apr 1891CensusElizabeth Hicks, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Hicks
5th Apr 1891CensusFrank Hicks, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrank Hicks
5th Apr 1891CensusEmily J Hicks, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexEmily J Hicks
5th Apr 1891CensusLucy Eade, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantLucy Anne Eade

c 1899Rotherfield, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyBiddenden

2nd Apr 1911CensusHenry Hicks, M, Head, widower, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer and coal merchantHenry Hicks, farmer and coal merchantBiddenden Farm, Town Row1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusFrank Hicks, M, Son, single, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: working on coal wharfFrank Hicks
2nd Apr 1911CensusEmily Jane Hicks, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughter - housekeeperEmily Jane Hicks
2nd Apr 1911CensusKate Caroline Edwards, F, Niece, single, age 15, born Ripe, SussexKate Caroline Edwards

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