The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Skinners [a.k.a. Beechlands]  Mark Cross Road    Wadhurst  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1923The Story of Wadhurst by Alfred A. Wace ⇒ p. 69

Historical records

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

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

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 6 people; occupation: farmerJoseph Kine, farmerSkinners1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeMartha Kine [White]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary Ann W Kine
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterElizabeth T. Kine
30th Mar 1851CensusSonJabez Kine
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMartha Kine
30th Mar 1851CensusSonEdward J. Kine
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation GENERAL SERVANTJohn Humphrey
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerCharles Lancaster
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: house servantMary Anne Wheatley

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

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward J. Kine, M, Head, married, age 34, born Wadhurst, employs 6 men and 4 boys; occupation: farmerEdward J. KineSkinners Farm, Mark Cross Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnna Kine, F, Wife, married, age 37, born MayfieldAnna Kine
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrancis E. Kine, M, Son, age 10, born Sussex; occupation: scholarFrancis E. Kine
3rd Apr 1881CensusJoseph C. Kine, M, Son, age 8, born Sussex; occupation: scholarJoseph C. Kine
3rd Apr 1881CensusThirza M. Kine, F, Daughter, age 7, born Sussex; occupation: scholarThirza M. Kine
3rd Apr 1881CensusCatherine Kine, F, Daughter, age 3, born SussexCatherine Kine
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Dyer, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Ticehurst; occupation: domestic servantElizabeth Dyer

1881 to 1918HistorySkinnersWace's Wadhurst
The Kines, an old yeoman family, owned for many generations a group of six little farms altogether. Joseph Kine, who died in 1881, was the last so to hold them. His son Edward sold Pimlico to the then owner of Earles, and in 1901 he parted with Skinners, Beggar's Bush, and Olives to Edward Rayner, who built on Skinners, the new house, Beechlands. The other two farms were retained by Jabez Kine till 1918, when they were sold to E. J. Allen. On Rayner's death Beechlands was bought by E. M. Griffiths, and Beggar's Bush and Olives by F. Leete as an addition to the Bensfield property.

c 1930BeechlandsBeechlands, WadhurstPrivate collection

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