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PublishedTitle, author and references
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 119

Historical records

20th Nov 1593Leaseholder (21 yrs)John ReaveSherfeildBuckhurst Terrier
John Reave, husbandman, holds by indenture the messuage and 3 parcels called Sherfeild, in all 6 acres; viz., pasture 1 acre, arable 5 acres.
Rent 40s and 1 fat capon alive on 1st May.

c 1597Stonelande Parck, The Manor of Buckhurst - c 1597Part of the maps produced in 1597 in the Buckhurst TerrierSherfeild

1838CensusHead; occupation: shoe makerWilliam Chewter, shoe makerCherry Garden1838 Census
Motts Mill, Sussex

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: gardenerJoseph Akehurst, farm labourerBack of Chewter's House at Cherry garden1838 Census
Motts Mill, Sussex
Employed by Earl De La Warr
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishMary Akehurst [Avis]

1838CensusHead; belongs to Rotherfield Parish; occupation: labourerNathaniel Turner, farm labourerCherry Garden Farm, Rotherfield Lane1838 Census
Motts Mill, Sussex
Employed by James Patching of Wiggs Farm
Wife; belongs to Rotherfield ParishSophia Turner [Parker]
Harriet Turner
William Turner, boot and shoe maker
Thomas Turner, farm labourer
Sarah Turner

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: labourerWilliam Obbard, labourerCherry Garden, near Hendal1838 Census
Motts Mill, Sussex
Employed by Mr Obadiah Hall of Hendal
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishSarah Obbard [Edwards]
Thomas Obbard, farm labourer
Mary Obbard
LodgerMr Short
Anne Obbard
Lodger's daughterDaughter Short
Sarah Killick [Obbard]

1838CensusHead, belongs to Hartfield Parish, occupation: labourerEdward Burridge, farm labourerCherry Garden, near Hendal1838 Census
Motts Mill, Sussex
Employed by Abraham Hale of Hale Court Farm
Wife, belongs to Hartfield ParishMartha Burridge
At homeMary Burridge
One at home5 children Burridge
At homeRichard Burridge

1838CensusHead; respectable; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: labourerWilliam Box, farm labourerCherry Garden, Rotherfield Lane1838 Census
Motts Mill, Sussex
Employed by Mr Peerless
Wife; respectable; belongs to Withyham ParishSarah Box [Taylor]
A great invalid from rheumatic pains - receives 9s per week
SonHenry Box
SonJohn Box, labourer
DaughterJane Card [Box]
SonJames Box

6th Jun 1841CensusNathaniel Turner, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerNathaniel Turner, farm labourerUpper Cherry Gardens1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Sophia Turner, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexSophia Turner [Parker]
Harriet Turner, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexHarriet Turner
William Turner, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexWilliam Turner, boot and shoe maker
Thomas Turner, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexThomas Turner, farm labourer
Sarah Turner, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexSarah Turner
Obadiah Turner, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexObadiah Turner, sawyer

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Box, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: labourerWilliam Box, farm labourerUpper Cherry Gardens1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Sarah Box, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexSarah Box [Taylor]
Henry Box, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexHenry Box
John Box, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexJohn Box, labourer
Jane Box, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexJane Card [Box]
James Box, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexJames Box
Thomas Box, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexThomas Box

6th Jun 1841CensusFanny Martin, F, Head, age 40 to 44, born SussexFrances Martin [Card]Upper Cherry Gardens1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Maria Martin, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexMaria Martin
George Martin, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexGeorge Martin, farm labourer
Miriam Martin, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexMiriam Sinden [Dadswell] [Martin]

6th Jun 1841CensusJoseph Obbard, M, Head, age 80 to 84, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJoseph (Joshua) Obard, road labourerCherry Garden1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Sarah Obbard, F, [Daughter], age 60 to 64, born SussexMary (Sarah) Obard
William Obbard, M, [Son], age 35 to 39, born SussexWilliam Obbard, labourer
Sarah Obbard, F, [Daughter-in-law], age 30 to 34, born SussexSarah Obbard [Edwards]
Thomas Obbard, M, [Grand-son], age 12, born SussexThomas Obbard, farm labourer
Mary Obbard, F, [Grand-daughter], age 10, born SussexMary Obbard
Ann Obbard, F, [Grand-daughter], age 8, born SussexAnne Obbard
Sarah Obbard, F, [Grand-daughter], age 6, born SussexSarah Killick [Obbard]
Frances Obbard, F, [Grand-son], age 4, born SussexFrances Obbard
William Obbard, M, [Grand-son], age 5 months, born SussexWilliam Obbard, farmer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Obbard, labourerCherry Garden1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeSarah Obbard [Edwards]
DaughterMary Obbard
Daughter; occupation: scholarFrances Obbard
Son; occupation: scholarWilliam Obbard, farmer
Daughter; occupation: scholarHarriett Obbard
SonGeorge Obbard, farm labourer
SisterMary (Sarah) Obard

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 2 people; occupation: shoe makerWilliam Chewter, shoe makerCherry House1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Wife; occupation: shoe binderAnn Chewter
Daughter; occupation: shoe binderEleanor Dadswell [Chewter]
Servant; occupation: shoe makerJohn Turner

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: shoe makerJames Chewter, shoe makerCherry Garden1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Wife; occupation: shoe binderSophia Chewter [Tester]
Daughter; occupation: scholarCharlotte Chewter
Son; occupation: scholarThomas Chewter

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Box, farm labourerCherry Garden1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeSarah Box [Taylor]
Son; occupation: farm labourerJohn Box, labourer
DaughterJane Card [Box]
Son; occupation: farm labourerJames Box
Son; occupation: scholarThomas Box
Daughter; occupation: scholarHarriett Haizelden [Box]
Son; occupation: scholarWilliam Box
DaughterMary Box
DaughterCaroline Elizabeth Fry [Box]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerNathaniel Turner, farm labourerCherry Garden1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeSophia Turner [Parker]
DaughterSarah Turner
Son; occupation: scholarObadiah Turner, sawyer
Daughter; occupation: scholarAnn Turner
SonJames Turner
SonGeorge Turner, sawyer

16th Oct 1869BirthJohn HallCherry GardenJohn M. Hall's records

c 1875Buckhurst Park, Hendal Bridge & Motts Mill, South East of Withyham - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyCherry Garden

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Obband, M, Head, married, age 40, born Withyham; occupation: farmerWilliam Obbard, farmerCherry Gardens1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ellen Obband, F, Wife, married, age 35, born FrantEllen Obband
Sarah Obband, F, Daughter, age 5, born WithyhamSarah Obband
William Obband, M, Son, age 3, born WithyhamWilliam Obband
Ellen Obband, F, Daughter, age 1, born WithyhamEllen Obband
Eliz. Obband, F, Cousin, age 13, born WithyhamElizabeth Obband

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Kennard, M, Head, married, age 42, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerWilliam KenwardCherry Gardens1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Louise Kennard, F, Wife, married, age 37, born FletchingLouise Kennard
James Kennard, M, Son, single, age 16, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerJames Kennard
William Kennard, M, Son, age 15, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Kennard
George Kennard, M, Son, age 13, born BuxtedGeorge Kennard
John A. Kennard, M, Son, age 12, born BuxtedJohn A. Kennard
Mary Ann Kennard, F, Daughter, age 7, born BuxtedMary Ann Kennard
Easter Kennard, F, Daughter, age 6, born BuxtedEaster Kennard
Fanny Kennard, F, Daughter, age 6, born BuxtedFanny Kennard
Fredk. Kennard, M, Son, age 4, born BuxtedFredk. Kennard
Earnest Kennard, M, Son, age 2, born FordcombeEarnest Kennard
Louisa Kennard, F, Daughter, age 1, born FordcombeLouisa Kennard

5th Apr 1891CensusAlfred Kingsbury, M, Head, married, age 48, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation: currier and leather dresser; handicap: deafAlfred Kingsbury, currier and leather dresserCherry Gardens1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Anna M Kingsbury, F, Wife, married, age 48, born East Peckham, KentAnna M Kingsbury
David Kingsbury, M, Son, age 14, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: leather dresserDavid Kingsbury

5th Apr 1891CensusJoseph Tasker, M, Head, married, age 33, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourerJoseph TaskerCherry Gardens1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Sarah Tasker, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Tasker
Elizabeth Tasker, F, Daughter, age 7, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: ScholarElizabeth Tasker
Emma Tasker, F, Daughter, age 5, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: ScholarEmma Tasker
Nellie Tasker, F, Daughter, age 4, born Withyham, SussexNellie Tasker
Edith Tasker, F, Daughter, age 2, born Withyham, SussexEdith Tasker

5th Apr 1891CensusMoses Hall, M, Head, married, age 33, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerMoses Hall, farm labourerCherry Gardens1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mary J Hall, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Ealing, MiddlesexMary J. Hall
Edward J Hall, M, Son, age 2, born Withyham, SussexEdward J. Hall

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Obbard, M, Head, married, age 50, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmerWilliam Obbard, farmerCherry Gardens1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ellen Obbard, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Frant, SussexEllen Obband
Sarah Obbard, F, Daughter, age 15, born Tunbridge, KentSarah Obband
William Obbard, M, Son, age 13, born Withyham, SussexWilliam Obband
Ellen Obbard, F, Daughter, age 11, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarEllen Obband
Robert Obbard, M, Son, age 9, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarRobert Obbard
Joseph Obbard, M, Son, age 8, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarJoseph Obband
George Obbard, M, Son, age 5, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Obband
David Obbard, M, Son, age 3David Obbard
Thomas Obbard, M, Son, age 10 monthsThomas Obband

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Kenward, M, Head, married, age 52, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Kenward, farm labourerCherry Gardens1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Louisa Kenward, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Fletching, SussexLouisa Kenward
Frederick Kenward, M, Son, single, age 14, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: groomFrederick Kenward
Ernest Kenward, M, Son, age 12, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: scholarErnest Kenward
Louisa Kenward, F, Daughter, age 11, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: scholarLouisa Kenward
Spencer Kenward, M, Son, age 9, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarSpencer Kenward
Alice Kenward, F, Daughter, age 6, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlice Kenward

2nd Apr 1911CensusWilliam Pennells, M, Head, married, age 34, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: carpenterWilliam Pennells, carpenterCherry Gardens, Withyham1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Elizabeth Pennells, F, Wife, married 10 years, age 33, born Wadhurst, SussexElizabeth Pennells
William George Pennells, M, Son, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: schoolWilliam George Pennells
Albert Edward Pennells, M, Son, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, KentAlbert Edward Pennells
Reginald James Pennells, M, Son, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, KentReginald James Pennells
Dorothy Pennells, F, Daughter, age 4, born Withyham, SussexDorothy Pennells
Leslie Pennells, M, Son, age 3, born Withyham, SussexLeslie Pennells
Elizabeth Pennells, F, Daughter, age 1, born Withyham, SussexElizabeth Pennells

2nd Apr 1911CensusRobert Obbard, M, Head, married, age 29, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: market gardenerRobert Obbard, market gardenerCherry Gardens, Withyham1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Matilda Obbard, F, Wife, married 4 years, age 25, born Rotherfield, SussexMatilda Obbard
William Obbard, M, Son, age 2, born Withyham, SussexWilliam Obbard

2nd Apr 1911CensusMoses Hall, M, Head, married, age 52, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: tanner's labourerMoses Hall, tanner's labourerCherry Gardens, Withyham1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
May Hall, F, Wife, married 28 years, age 50, born Ealing, MiddlesexMay Hall
Edward Hall, M, Son, single, age 23, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: grocer's warehousemanEdward Hall

2nd Apr 1911CensusGeorge Thomas Holden, M, Head, married, age 29, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: waggoner on farmGeorge Thomas Holden, waggoner on farmCherry Gardens, Withyham1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Alice Thomas Holden, F, Wife, married 4 years, age 23, born Hartfield, SussexAlice Thomas Holden
Percy Thomas Holden, M, Son, age 3, born Langton, KentPercy Thomas Holden
Minnie Holden, F, Daughter, age 1, born Withyham, SussexMinnie Holden

2nd Apr 1911CensusWilliam Obbard, M, Head, married, age 70, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: market gardenerWilliam Obbard, market gardenerCherry Gardens, Withyham1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Ellen Obbard, F, Wife, married 36 years, age 66, born Frant, SussexEllen Obbard
Sarah Obbard, F, Daughter, single, age 35, born Southborough, KentSarah Obbard
Ellen Obbard, F, Daughter, single, age 31, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: dressmakerEllen Obbard
George Obbard, M, Son, single, age 25, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: greengrocerGeorge Obbard
David Obbard, M, Son, single, age 23, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: market gardener's son working at homeDavid Obbard
Thomas Obbard, M, Son, single, age 20, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: market gardener's son working at homeThomas Obbard

2nd Apr 1911CensusPercy Lewis Vidler, M, Head, married, age 40, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: cowman on farmPercy Lewis Vidler, cowman on farmCherry Gardens, Withyham1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Emily Susan Vidler, F, Wife, married 15 years, age 35, born Ticehurst, SussexEmily Susan Vidler
Edith Queenie Victoria Vidler, F, Daughter, age 14, born Hastings, SussexEdith Queenie Victoria Vidler
Lily Marion Vidler, F, Daughter, age 12, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: schoolLily Marion Vidler
Daisy Gladys Vidler, F, Daughter, age 10, born Westfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolDaisy Gladys Vidler
Ernest Reginald Vidler, M, Son, age 8, born Westfield, SussexErnest Reginald Vidler
Ivy Gertrude Vidler, F, Daughter, age 5, born Westfield, SussexIvy Gertrude Vidler
Alice Lilian Esther Vidler, F, Daughter, age 2, born Pett, SussexAlice Lilian Esther Vidler

2001TodayCherry Garden Farm

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