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Buckhurst Lodge  Mark Cross Road    Wadhurst  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1923The Story of Wadhurst by Alfred A. Wace ⇒ p. 68

Historical records

1638HistoryBuckhurst LodgeWace's Wadhurst
Buckhurst Lodge Estate - The land lying both north and south of the Mark Cross Road was in 1638 owned by Hodgson, of Framfield. His sister married a Culpepper, and their daughter carried the property by marriage to Sir Robert Fagg.

c 1825Mark Cross, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodBuckhurst Farm

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 4 people; occupation: farmerSamuel Gibb, farmerBuckhurst Wood1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeMary Gibb
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterLois Gibb
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarSarah Gibb
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarJohn Gibb
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterCaroline Gibb
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterRebecca Gibb
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary Gibb
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerThomas Medhurst
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation Farm labourerJacob Rumens [Dobell]
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation HOUSE SERVANTMary Ann Smith

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 2 people; occupation: farmerWilliam Francis, farmerLittle Buckhurst1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeElizabeth Francis
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: carpenter's apprenticeWilliam Francis
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterRuth Francis
30th Mar 1851CensusSonHenry Francis
30th Mar 1851CensusSonJacob Francis
30th Mar 1851CensusSonLeonard Francis
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerJohn Baldwin
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerHenry Guess

1869HistoryBuckhurst LodgeWace's Wadhurst
It has been much enlarged since 1869, and has passed through the, hands of Canning, Knowles, Hibbert, Sinclair, Walker, and Venables.

c 1875East of Mark Cross, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyBuckhurst Lodge

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam F. Walker, M, Head, married, age 44, born Suffolk; occupation CaptainWilliam F. WalkerBuckhurst Lodge1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusJanet Walker, F, Wife, married, age 39, born SouthwickJanet Walker
3rd Apr 1881CensusMargueretta Walker, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born KentMargueretta Walker
3rd Apr 1881CensusFlorence J. Walker, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Brighton; occupation ScholarFlorence J. Walker
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrank H. Walker, M, Son, age 10, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarFrank H. Walker
3rd Apr 1881CensusViolet B.F.M. Walker, F, Daughter, age 6, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarViolet B.F.M. Walker
3rd Apr 1881CensusClaude T. M. Walker, M, Son, age 5, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarClaude T. M. Walker
3rd Apr 1881CensusLilian B.G. Walker, F, Daughter, age 4, born France; occupation ScholarLilian B.G. Walker
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriet Ellis, F, Servant, single, age 29, born Hawkhurst; occupation: cookHarriet Ellis
3rd Apr 1881CensusMartha Hopkinson, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Hampshire; occupation: housemaidMartha Hopkinson
3rd Apr 1881CensusGertrude Dixon, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Cambridgeshire; occupation: parlour maidGertrude Dixon

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