The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 279
1931Wealden Iron by Ernest Straker ⇒ p. 387

Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Roberts, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerWilliam RobertsLimla1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Harriett Roberts, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexHarriet Roberts [Moon]
Harriett Roberts, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexHarriett Roberts
John Roberts, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexJohn Roberts

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Pentecost, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJames Penticost, farm labourerLimla1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Pentecost, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexSarah Holmwood [Penticost] [Bassett]
Elizabeth Pentecost, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexElizabeth Constance Mackellow [Penticost]
Sarah Pentecost, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexSarah Ann Pentecost
Sarah Pentecost, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexEmily Penticost

7th Apr 1861CensusHenry Hopperton, M, Head, married, age 60, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation: farmer of 160 acres employing 3 labourers and 3 boysHenry Hopperton, farmerLimly1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Eliza Hopperton, F, Wife, married, age 55, born East Peckham, KentEliza Hopperton
Jonathan Bentlett, M, Son-in-law, age 15, born East Peckham, KentJonathan Bentlett
Katharine Wheatly, F, Servant, widowed, age 30, born Ireland; occupation: domestic servantKatharine Wheatly

2nd Apr 1871CensusFrank W. Wickens, M, Head, single, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 65 acres employing 2 labourersFrank William Wickens, farmerLimney1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Thomas Wickens, M, Father, married, age 74, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: landownerThomas Wickens, farmer
A K Wickens, F, Mother, married, age 74, born Brighton, SussexAnn Killick Wickens [Vallance]
Mary Vaughan, F, Niece, single, age 15, born Bristol, Gloucestershire; occupation: general servantMary Vaughan

c 1875Owlsbury, Steep, & Treblers, South East of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyLimley

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Buck, M, Head, married, age 27, born Isle of Wight, employs 1 boy, occupation: partner farmerGeorge Buck, partner farmerLimley, Castle Hill1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Buck, F, Wife, married, age 22, born RotherfieldMary Buck
Edith Buck, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born RotherfieldEdith Buck
May Buck, F, Daughter, single, age 1 m, born RotherfieldMay Buck

3rd Apr 1881CensusMark Buck, M, Head, married, age 22, born Isle of Wight, employs 1 boy, occupation: partner farmerMark Edward Buck, partner farmerLimley, Castle Hill1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary A. Buck, F, Wife, married, age 24, born SpeldhurstMary Anne Buck [Thorpe]
Ernest Buck, M, Son, single, age 10 m, born RotherfieldErnest Buck

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge L T Buck, M, Head, married, age 37, born Isle Of Wight, occupation: farmerGeorge L T Buck, farmerLimley Farm1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary J Buck, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, SussexMary J Buck
Edith M Buck, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex, occupation: scholarEdith M Buck
May Buck, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex, occupation: scholarMay Buck
Herbert Buck, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex, occupation: scholarHerbert Buck
Robert Buck, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexRobert Buck
Eva Buck, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexEva Buck
Owen Hoath, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantOwen Hoath, blacksmith's striker
James Wood, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm ServantJames Wood
George Fry, M, Servant, single, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantGeorge Arthur Fry
Mary Marchant, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: housemaidMary Marchant

2nd Apr 1911CensusGeorge Buck, M, Head, married, age 57, born Ventnor Isle Of Wight, Hampshire; occupation: farmerGeorge Buck, farmerLimney Farm, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Buck, F, Wife, married 32 years, age 52, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Buck
Edith Buck, F, Daughter, single, age 31, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: assist in houseEdith Buck
Herbert Buck, M, Son, single, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son working on farmHerbert Buck
Robert Buck, M, Son, single, age 24, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son working on farmRobert Buck
Eva Buck, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: assists in dairy and poultryEva Buck
Hilda Buck, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: assists in dairy and poultryHilda Buck
Frank Saunders, M, Servant, single, age 22, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerFrank Saunders
Fany Tasker, F, Visitor, widow, age 75, born Ticehurst, SussexFany Tasker

2001TodayLimney Farm

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