The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Great Durgates  Durgates  Tunbridge Wells Road  Wadhurst  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1923The Story of Wadhurst by Alfred A. Wace ⇒ p. 56

Historical records

1523 to 1690HistoryGreat DurgatesWace's Wadhurst
Durgates comprised two farms of 233 acres and 161 acres. "Great Durgates" curiously enough went with the smaller farm; and much of it still stands we believe as Durgates Lodge. The Subsidy Roll of 1523 shows J. Luck as owner. That family held the property till 1690.

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 8 people; occupation: farmerHenry Jeffrey Austen, auctioneer, valuer and farmerGreat Durgate1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
SisterElizabeth Austen
Sister; occupation: housekeeperSarah A. Austen
BrotherWilliam Austen
Servant; occupation HOUSE SERVANTCharlotte Weeks

c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyDurgates

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