The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Gravel Hill [a.k.a. Home Farm and Rotherhurst Farm    Rotherhurst Lane  Rotherfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 14; p. 154

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 GreamGravel Hill

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

14th Oct 1830BirthWilliam Holmwood, farm labourer

1833BirthEllen Holmwood

1835BirthJesse Holmwood

1837BirthEden Holmwood

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 3 people; occupation: farmerJohn GuestGravel Hill1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeAnn Guest [Crittal]
DaughterCaroline Guest
Servant; occupation: general servantCary Martin
Servant; occupation: farm labourerThomas Paine, bricklayer's labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJohn Martin, farm labourerGravel Hill1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeAmelia Martin [Knight]
SonGeorge Martin, farm labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Payne, farm labourerGravel Hill1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeMary Paine [Eastwood]
DaughterElizabeth Paine

7th Apr 1861CensusEdward Bridger, M, Head, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeperEdward William Bridger, gamekeeperGravelhill1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Ann Bridger, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper's wifeMary Ann Bridger [Taylor Wickens]
Herbert Bridger, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHerbert Richard Bridger
Alice Bridger, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexAlice Bridger
Sarah Bridger, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexSarah Bridger
Hannah Taylor, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 58, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: former farmer's wifeHannah Taylor Wickens [Ashby]
Louisa Taylor, F, Niece, age 4, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: scholarLouisa Taylor

7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Hoath, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Hoath, farm labourerGravelhill1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Harriet Hoath, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Bethersden, Kent; occupation: farm labourer's wifeHarriet Hoath [Roberts]
John Hoath, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexJohn Hoath
Jessy Hoath, M, Son, age 4m, born Rotherfield, SussexJesse Hoath
Charles Roberts, M, Stepson, age 7, born Great Chart, Kent; occupation: scholarCharles Roberts

7th Apr 1861CensusCharles White, Esquire, M, Head, married, age 24, born Landour, East Indes; occupation: landed proprietor of 25 acresCharles White, Esquire, landed proprietorGravelhill1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Caroline White, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Humbleton, YorkshireCaroline White
Edward H Lees, M, Nephew, age 5, born Bradworthy, DevonEdward H. Lees
John A Lees, M, Nephew, age 4, born Bradworthy, DevonJohn A. Lees
Elizabeth Newton, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Finghall, Yorkshire; occupation: cookElizabeth Newton
Mary Ann Brown, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: house maidMary Ann Izzard [Brown]
Jane E Wickens, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: nursemaidElizabeth Jane Langridge Wickens
Thomas Turk, M, Servant, single, age 23, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: groomThomas Turk

7th Apr 1861CensusReuben Fenner, M, Head, married, age 31, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerReuben Fenner, farm labourerGravel Hill1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Naomi Fenner, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Heathfield, SussexNaomi Fenner [Baldish]
Jesse Fenner, M, Son, age 3, born Heathfield, SussexJesse Edwin Fenner, farm labourer
Henry Fenner, M, Son, age 1, born Heathfield, SussexHenry (George) Fenner
Mahalath Fenner, F, Daughter, age 3m, born Heathfield, SussexMahaleth Sarah Ann Fenner

7th Apr 1861CensusSarah Turner, F, Head, single, age 69, born Harrietsham, Kent; occupation: charwomanSarah Turner, charwomanGravel Hill1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex

2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Pratt, M, Head, married, age 50, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 148 acres employing 4 labourersThomas Pratt, farmerGravel Hill1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Maryann Pratt, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Rotherfield, SussexMaryann Pratt
Joseph Pratt, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJoseph Pratt
Kate Pratt, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarKate Pratt
Elizabeth Pratt, F, Daughter, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Pratt
Thomas Pratt, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexThomas Pratt
Alfred Collins, M, Servant, single, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: milkmanAlfred Collins

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Pratt, M, Head, married, age 23, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Pratt, farm labourerGravel Hill1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Harriett Pratt, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Mayfield, SussexHarriett Pratt

c 1875Castle Hill, Gravelhill & Argos Hill, South of Rotherfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyGravelhill

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Delves, M, Head, married, age 49, born Waldron; occupation: farm bailiffWilliam Delves, farm bailiffGravel Hill Cottage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Caroline E. Delves, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Waldron; occupation: dairywomanCaroline Elizabeth Delves [Smith]
Mary E. Delves, F, Daughter, age 12, born Waldron; occupation: scholarMary Elizabeth Delves
John T. Delves, M, Son, age 11, born Waldron; occupation: scholarJohn Thomas Delves

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Chatfield, M, Head, married, age 39, born Horsted Keynes, occupation: gardenerThomas Chatfield, gardenerGravel Hill Cottage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Emma Chatfield, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Chichester, occupation: laundressEmma Chatfield
Louisa Chatfield, F, Daughter, age 11, born Newick, occupation: scholarLouisa Chatfield
Charles Chatfield, M, Son, age 9, born Newick, occupation: scholarCharles Chatfield
Annie Chatfield, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield, occupation: scholarAnnie Chatfield

3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Duplick, M, Head, widowed, age 63, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerDavid Diplock, farm labourerGravel Hill1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Duplick, F, Daughter, age 13, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarElizabeth Duplock

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Delves, M, Head, married, age 58, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiffWilliam Delves, farm bailiffGravel Hill1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Caroline Delves, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Waldron, SussexCaroline Elizabeth Delves [Smith]

5th Apr 1891CensusAlbert Rothwell, M, Head, married, age 35, born Alton, Hampshire; occupation GardenerAlbert RothwellGravel Hill1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ellen Rothwell, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Alton, HampshireEllen Rothwell
Nellie M Rothwell, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexNellie M Rothwell
Lizzie W Rothwell, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexLizzie W Rothwell

2nd Apr 1911CensusGeorge Hoddinott, M, Head, married, age 52, born Nunney, Somerset; occupation: farmerGeorge Hoddinott, farmerHome Farm, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Fanny Hoddinott, F, Wife, married 8 years, age 58, born Crambourne, DorsetFanny Hoddinott
Fred Hoddinott, M, Son, single, age 29, born Hale, Hampshire; occupation: farmer's son working on farmFred Hoddinott

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