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1690 to 1763HistoryTowngateWace's Wadhurst
In 1690 a Nicholas Puxty sold Towngate, then part of the property, to his brother-in-law, Richard Comber. By him and his son the Towngate property, as it had then come to be called, was further increased by the purchase of Shotinghurst, Earlye, and the Dupleck's farm of 96 A. Richard Comber died in 1763, leaving his real estate to his sister Mary's son, Benjamin Newington

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

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

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: proprietor and farmerJoseph John Newington, proprietor and farmerTowngate1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
WifeFanny Winton Newington [Tompsett]
Servant; occupation: cookHannah Brooker
Servant; occupation: housemaidAmelia Fenner
Servant; widowedJohn Underhill

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJonathan Akehurst, farm labourerTowngate Cottage1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
WifeLouisa Akehurst [Godden]
Son; occupation: scholarThomas Akehurst
Son; occupation: scholarJames Akehurst, painter
Daughter; occupation: scholarLouisa Akehurst

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJames Luck, farm labourerTowngate Cottage1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
WifeMary Luck [Barden]
Daughter; occupation: servantAnn Luck
DaughterMary Luck

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerThomas RichardsonTowngate Cottage1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
WifeHannah Richardson
Son; occupation Farm labourerGeorge Richardson
Daughter; occupation SCHOLARCharity Richardson
Son; occupation SCHOLAROwen Richardson

c 1875Tidebrook, North East of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyTowngate

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