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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1923The Story of Wadhurst by Alfred A. Wace ⇒ p. 78

Historical records

1713HistoryGreat ButtsWace's Wadhurst
Great Butts - 123 acres - Once a mansion of some cosequences now quite destroyed. From a very early period it belonged to the Waller family … from them it was acquired by John Barham, iron founder, the first of that name to settle in Wadhurst … held Great Butts for three more generations. A John Barham was rated for Great Butts in 1713 …

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: bailiffJohn Stapley, bailiffGreat Butts1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
WifeLucy Stapley [Tayler]
Grand-daughter; occupation: scholarElizabeth Bishop
Lodger; occupation: farm labourerJohn Goringe

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

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Fisher, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield; occupation: grocer and draperEdward Fisher, grocer and draperGreat Butts1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
Mary Fisher, F, Wife, married, age 28, born RotherfieldMary Ann Fisher [Field]
Archie Fisher, M, Son, age 6, born Lewisham, LondonArchie Fisher
Gilmore Fisher, M, Son, age 3, born East GrinsteadGilmore Fisher
Flora Field, F, Wifes Sister, single, age 24, born Rotherfield; occupation: dressmakerFlora Field

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