The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Historical records

c 1724Wadhurst, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenLittle Whitegate

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

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: wheelwrightNicholas Barham, wheelwrightWhite Gate Cottage1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
WifeFrances Barham [Dadswell]
Son, occupation: wheelwright's apprenticeNicholas Barham [Dadswell], wheelwright
DaughterFrances Barham
Son, occupation: scholarWilliam Barham, carpenter
Daughter, occupation: scholarAnn Barham
DaughterHannah Barham
SonHenry Barham, wheelwright smith

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 4 people; occupation FARMERThomas WenmanWhite Gates1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
WifeMargaret Wenman [Harris]
Daughter; occupation SCHOLARMaria Wenman
SonThomas Wenman
SonGeorge Wenman
Mother-in-law; widowed; handicap: deaf; occupation: landed proprietorMaria Harris
Servant; occupation SERVANTRebecca Pack
Brother; occupation LabourerJohn Wenman

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

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Austen, M, Head, married, age 51, born Wadhurst, employs 3 men and 1 boy; occupation: farmerJohn Austen, farmerWhitegates Farm1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
Mary Jane Austen, F, Wife, married, age 46, born SurreyMary Jane Austen
Ernest John Austen, M, Son, single, age 19, born WadhurstErnest John Austen
Annie Elizth. Austen, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Wadhurst; occupation: drapers apprenticeAnnie Elizth. Austen
Alfd. Luther Austen, M, Son, single, age 15, born Wadhurst; occupation: drapers apprenticeAlfred Luther Austen
Gertrude Mary Austen, F, Daughter, age 13, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarGertrude Mary Austen
Jessie Austen, F, Daughter, age 11, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarJessie Austen
Elsie Austen, F, Daughter, age 9, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarElsie Austen
Herman Edwd. Austen, M, Son, age 7, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarHerman Edward Austen
Olive Wright, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Ticehurst; occupation Domestic ServantOlive Wright

3rd Apr 1881CensusNicholas Barham, M, Head, married, age 68, born Wadhurst, occupation: wheelwrightNicholas Barham, wheelwrightWhitegates House1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
Frances Barham, F, Wife, married, age 69, born WadhurstFrances Barham [Dadswell]

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Jas. Avis, M, Head, married, age 31, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: gardenerGeorge James Avis, gardenerWhitegates Cottage1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
Susan Avis, F, Wife, married, age 27, born WadhurstSusan Avis [Groves]
Elizth. Annie Avis, F, Daughter, age 6, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarElizabeth Annie Avis
George Thos. Avis, M, Son, age 5, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarGeorge Thomas Avis
Susan Jane Avis, F, Daughter, age 3, born WadhurstSusan Jane Avis
Percy John Avis, M, Son, age 1, born WadhurstPercy John Avis
Thomas Bone, M, Uncle, widowed, age 85, born Wadhurst, occupation: retired farmerThomas Bone

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