The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Little Butts    Cousleywood  Wadhurst  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1923The Story of Wadhurst by Alfred A. Wace ⇒ p. 79

Historical records

c 1700HistoryLittle ButtsWace's Wadhurst
Little Butts - 127 acres - was owned by the Benge family at the end of the 17th century.

1794HistoryLittle ButtsWace's Wadhurst
In 1794 the Revd T. Porter of East Hoathly and Dewhurst died possessed of Little Butts.

c 1825Wadhurst, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodLittle Butts

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 16 people, occupation: farmerCharles BrissendenLittle Butts1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
Servant; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Ashby
Sister, occupation: housekeeperMercy Brissenden
BrotherJohn Brissenden
Servant; occupation: house boyHenry Jeffrey
Servant; occupation Farm labourerAlfred Pomphret
Niece; occupation ScholarHannah Simes
Niece; occupation HOUSE SERVANTSarah Simes

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

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Brissenden, M, Head, widowed, age 65, born Goudhurst, employs 10 men and 4 boys, occupation: farmerCharles BrissendenLittle Butts1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
Mary Brissenden, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born WadhurstMary Brissenden
Charles Brissenden, M, Son, single, age 26, born WadhurstCharles Brissenden
Jane Brissenden, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born WadhurstJane Brissenden
Sarah Ann Brissenden, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born WadhurstSarah Ann Brissenden
Flora Elizabeth Brissenden, F, Daughter, age 18, born WadhurstFlora Elizabeth Brissenden
Ada Elizabeth Digby, F, Niece, age 19, born LondonAda Elizabeth Digby
Frederick Wimshurst, M, Visitor, age 24, born London; occupation Pharmaceutical ChemistFrederick Wimshurst
Anthony E.S. Kitchen, M, Nephew, age 8, born HeathfieldAnthony E.S. Kitchen
Caroline M. Pilbeam, F, Servant, age 23, born Rotherfield; occupation ServantCaroline Maria Pilbeam

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Dyer, M, Head, married, age 40, born Goudhurst; occupation: farm labourerEdward Dyer, farm labourerLittle Butts Cottage1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
Esther Dyer, F, Wife, married, age 42, born BurwashEsther Dyer
William Dyer, M, Son, age 14, born Ticehurst; occupation: carter's mateWilliam Dyer
George Dyer, M, Son, age 11, born Ticehurst; occupation: scholarGeorge Dyer
Emily Dyer, F, Daughter, age 8, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarEmily Dyer
Jane Dyer, F, Daughter, age 3, born WadhurstJane Dyer

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Fishenden, M, Head, married, age 33, born Goudhurst; occupation: farm labourerJames Fishenden, farm labourerLittle Butts Cottage1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
Phill. Fishenden, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Cousley WoodPhilladelphia Fishenden
Sarah I. Fishenden, F, Daughter, age 8, born Goudhurst; occupation: scholarSarah I. Fishenden
Elizabeth Fishenden, F, Daughter, age 6, born Hawkhurst; occupation: scholarElizabeth Fishenden
Annie M. Fishenden, F, Daughter, age 4, born Ticehurst; occupation: scholarAnnie M. Fishenden
Mary Fishenden, F, Daughter, age 1, born WadhurstMary Fishenden

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