The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Dewhurst Lodge      Wadhurst  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1923The Story of Wadhurst by Alfred A. Wace ⇒ p. 74

Historical records

1630HistoryDewhurst LodgeWace's Wadhurst
Dewhurst. An old house here, of some importance in the sixteenth century, was bought with about 250 acres by John Porter, the builder of Court Lodge, Lamberhurst, in 1630.

c 1724Eridge Park, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenDewhurst
seat of Thomas Porter, Gentleman

c 1795Eridge Park, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamDewhurst Farm

c 1795Wadhurst, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamDewhurst Farm

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: railway labourerJohn Elvin, railway labourerDewhurst Road1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
WifeHarriett Elvin
DaughterHarriett Elvin
DaughterAnn Elvin
DaughterEmma Elvin
DaughterHonor Elvin

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerHenry ReedDewhurst Road1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
WifeEliza Reed
Son; occupation Farm labourerGeorge Reed
Son; occupation Farm labourerHorace Reed
DaughterMary A. Reed
DaughterRhoda Reed
LodgerCaroline Walker
Lodger; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Walker

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation FARM BAILIFFPeter SinclairDewhurst1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
WifeJane Sinclair
Daughter; occupation DAIRY MAIDJennett Sinclair
Daughter; occupation DAIRY MAIDHelen Sinclair
Daughter; occupation ScholarAnn Sinclair
Daughter; occupation ScholarJane Sinclair

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

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Thomas, M, Head, married, age 33, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerAlfred ThomasDewhurst Porter's Lodge1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
Emily Thomas, F, Wife, married, age 33, born WadhurstEmily Thomas

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Taylor, M, Head, married, age 32, born Devon; occupation: gardenerGeorge Taylor, gardenerDewhurst Gardener's Cottage1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
Elizabeth Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 37, born WalesElizabeth Taylor
Mary Taylor, F, Visitor, married, age 70, born DevonMary Taylor

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Groves, M, Head, single, age 20, born Wadhurst; occupation: groomThomas Groves, groomDewhurst Stables1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick Peskese, M, Head, married, age 66; occupation Domestic servantFrederick PeskeseDewhurst Lodge1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
Elizabeth Peskese, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Horsham; occupation Domestic servantElizabeth Peskese
Ethel Smith, F, Servt, single, age 27, born Kent; occupation: domestic servantEthel Smith
Sarah A. Smith, F, Servt, single, age 21, born Suffolk; occupation: domestic servantSarah A. Smith

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