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1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 112

Historical records

1327Occupation TenantJohn de BulkestoneHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1594Leaseholder (at will)William MorganBullock TownBuckhurst Terrier
William Morgan, yeoman, holds at will messuage called Bullock Town with 5 fields, also 4 fields called Cockshutts, in all 49 acres: viz., pasture 31 acres, arable 18 acres.
Rent £10 6s 8d and 1 fat capon alive 1st November

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

1721Occupation TenantStephen OliverHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1734Occupation TenantWidow OliverHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1734Occupation TenantRobert AvisHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1735Occupation TenantThomas MillsHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1741Occupation TenantJohn LuckHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

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

1837Occupation TenantPeter AvisHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1838CensusHead; died April 1838; occupation: farmerPeter Avis, farmerHunts Farm1838 Census
Motts Mill, Sussex

6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Avis, F, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: independentElizabeth Avis, independentHunts1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Avis, M, [Step son], age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Avis
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Parker, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantSarah Parker
6th Jun 1841CensusEliza Avis, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantEliza Avis
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Neary, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantJames Neary
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Woodham, M, age 14, born Sussex; occupation ServantGeorge Woodham

1843Occupation TenantJohn AvisHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 3 people; occupation: farmerJohn Avis, farmerHunts Farm1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeSarah Avis
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterAnn Avis
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary Jane Avis
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterSarah Maria Goodwin [Avis]
30th Mar 1851CensusServant, occupation: farm servantThomas Bridgling
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation Farm ServantJohn Tidy
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation House ServantElizabeth Wise
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: nurseElizabeth Burfoot, nurse
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation Farm ServantCharles Ovenden

1867Directory entryAvis John, farmer, Hunt's farmHunt's farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryAvis Sarah (Mrs.), farmer & hopgrower, Hunt's farmHunt's farmPost Office Directory

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 SurveyHunts Farm

1879Occupation TenantEdmund HudsonHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdmund Hudson, M, Head, married, age 79, born Hartfield, employs 4 men and 1 boy; occupation FarmerEdmund Hudson, farmerHunts Farm1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMercy Hudson, F, Wife, married, age 78, born HartfieldMercy Hudson [Edwards]
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Hudson, M, Son, single, age 50, born HartfieldGeorge Hudson
3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Hudson, M, Son, married, age 43, born HartfieldJohn Hudson
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Hudson, F, Daughter-in-law, married, age 39, born HartfieldElizabeth Hudson [Fry]
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Hudson, M, Grandson, age 6, born HartfieldGeorge Edmund Hudson
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary E. Hudson, F, Granddaughter, age 3, born HartfieldMary Elizabeth Hudson
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnnie M. Hudson, F, Granddaughter, age 1, born WithyhamAnnie Mercy Hudson
3rd Apr 1881CensusElmily Hudson, F, Servant, age 15, born Cowden; occupation Domestic ServantEmily Hudson

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Tasker, M, Head, married, age 41, born Withyham, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Tasker, farm labourerHunts Cottage1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusLydia Tasker, F, Wife, married, age 48, born WithyhamLydia Tasker [Stapley]
3rd Apr 1881CensusMaria Tasker, F, Daughter, age 13, born Withyham, occupation: scholarMaria Tasker
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Tasker, M, Son, age 11, born Withyham, occupation: scholarWilliam Tasker

3rd Apr 1881CensusG. Cottenham, M, Head, married, age 34, born Wadhurst, occupation: farm labourerG. Cottenham, farm labourerHunts Cottage1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusLaura Cottenham, F, Wife, married, age 30, born WithyhamLaura Cottenham
3rd Apr 1881CensusLeah Cottenham, F, Daughter, age 9, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholarLeah Cottenham
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Cottenham, M, Son, age 6, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholarWilliam Cottenham
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Cottenham, M, Son, age 4, born Buxted, occupation: scholarGeorge Cottenham
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Cottenham, F, Daughter, age 2, born RotherfieldMary Cottenham
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Cottenham, M, Son, age 1, born BuxtedCharles Cottenham

1882Directory entryHudson Edmund, farmer, Hunt's farmHunt's farmKelly's Directory

1882Occupation TenantJohn HudsonHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1882Occupation TenantGeorge HudsonHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Hudson, M, Head, married, age 53, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Hudson, farmerHunts Farm1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusElizabeth Hudson, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Hartfield, SussexElizabeth Hudson
5th Apr 1891CensusMary E Hudson, F, Daughter, age 12, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary E Hudson
5th Apr 1891CensusAnnie M Hudson, F, Daughter, age 11, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnnie M Hudson
5th Apr 1891CensusAlice J Hudson, F, Daughter, age 9, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlice J Hudson
5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Hudson, M, Brother, single, age 60, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerGeorge Hudson
5th Apr 1891CensusAgnes E McKenzie, F, Visitor, age 32, born Withyham, SussexAgnes E McKenzie

2nd Apr 1911CensusFrederic Riches, M, Head, married, age 36, born Laxfield, Suffolk; occupation: cowman on farmFrederic Riches, cowman on farmHunts Farm, Withyham1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusEliza Riches, F, Wife, married 13 years, age 37, born Springfield, EssexEliza Riches
2nd Apr 1911CensusHarold Ernest Riches, M, Son, age 9, born Newcastle, NorthumberlandHarold Ernest Riches
2nd Apr 1911CensusWilliam Somers, M, Boarder, single, age 28, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: groomWilliam Somers

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