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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 121

Historical records

31st May 1596Leaseholder (21 yrs)John TurnorWhittsBuckhurst Terrier
John Turnor, yeoman, holds by indenture a messuage called Whitts, Barnfeild and two other fields, and Whitearsh Mead, in all 16 acres, viz., meadow 8 acres, pasture 7 acres
Rent £20, and 2 fat capons alive 1st November.

c 1597North West of The Manor of Blackham, The Manor of Buckhurst - c 1597Part of the maps produced in 1597 in the Buckhurst TerrierWhitts

1714Occupation TenantThomas RiversPound FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1728Occupation TenantWidow RiversPound FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1733Occupation TenantRobert CrowhurstPound FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1765Occupation TenantThomas HillsPound FarmSutton's Historical Notes

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

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

1838CensusHead; occupation: farmerWilliam Crowhurst, farmerPounds Farm1838 Census
Blackham/Lyewood, Sussex

1838Occupation TenantWilliam CrowhurstPound FarmSutton's Historical Notes

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Crowhurst, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation: farmerWilliam Crowhurst, farmerPound Farm1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ann Crowhurst, F, [Wife], age 55 to 59, born SussexAnn Crowhurst [Botten]
Susannah Crowhurst, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexSusannah Crowhurst
Robert Crowhurst, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexRobert Crowhurst, farmer
Sophia Crowhurst, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexSophia Crowhurst
Thomas Crowhurst, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexThomas Crowhurst
Mary Crowhurst, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexMary Crowhurst
Cristopher Crowhurst, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexChristopher Crowhurst
William Divall, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantWilliam Divall
Charles Willy, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantCharles Willy

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farmerWilliam Crowhurst, farmerPound Farm1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeAnn Crowhurst [Crittenden]
DaughterJemima Crowhurst
SonCharles Crowhurst, labourer
DaughterJewry Susanna Crowhurst
Son; occupation: scholarPeter Crowhurst, carter and farm labourer
Son; occupation: scholarEphraim Crowhurst, farmer
Daughter; occupation: scholarLouisa Crowhurst

1867Directory entryCrowhurst Wm., farmer, Pound farmPound farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryCrowhurst Wm. (Mrs.), farmer, Pound farmPound farmPost Office Directory

c 1875Highfield Park, North of Withyham - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyPound Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusEphraim Crowhurst, M, Head, married, age 40, born Withyham, employs 2 men and 1 boy; occupation: farmerEphraim Crowhurst, farmerPound Farm1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Kesia Crowhurst, F, Wife, married, age 40, born WadhurstKezia Crowhurst [Clarke]
Ephraim J. Crowhurst, M, Son, age 6, born WithyhamEphraim J. Crowhurst
Ruth Crowhurst, F, Daughter, age 4, born WithyhamRuth Crowhurst
William Crowhurst, M, Son, age 3, born WithyhamWilliam Crowhurst
John Crowhurst, M, Son, age 2, born WithyhamJohn Crowhurst
Edward Crowhurst, M, Brother, single, age 47, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourerEdward Crowhurst
Peter Crowhurst, M, Brother, single, age 42, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourerPeter Crowhurst, carter and farm labourer
Mary A. Collins, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Withyham, occupation: dairy maidMary A. Collins
Hannah Harmer, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Heathfield; occupation: servantHannah Harmer

1882Directory entryCrowhurst Ephraim, farmer, Pound farmPound farmKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusEphraim Crowhurst, M, Head, married, age 50, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmerEphraim Crowhurst, farmerPound Farm1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Kezia Crowhurst, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Wadhurst, SussexKezia Crowhurst [Clarke]
Ephraim Jas Crowhurst, M, Son, single, age 16, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonEphraim J. Crowhurst
Ruth Crowhurst, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarRuth Crowhurst
William Crowhurst, M, Son, single, age 13, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Crowhurst
Edward Crowhurst, M, Brother, single, age 60, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Farm servantEdward Crowhurst
Annie Jeffery, F, Servant, single, age 13, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantAnnie Jeffery

1893Occupation TenantEphraim CrowhurstPound FarmSutton's Historical Notes

2nd Apr 1911CensusEphraim Crowhurst, M, Head, widower, age 70, born Blackham, Sussex; occupation: farmerEphraim Crowhurst, farmerPound Farm, Blackham1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ephraim James Crowhurst, M, Son, married, age 36, born Blackham, Sussex; occupation: farmer's working on farmEphraim James Crowhurst
Priscilla Mary Crowhurst, F, Daughter-in-law, married 7 years, age 39, born Horne, SurreyPriscilla Mary Crowhurst
Ephraim James Crowhurst, M, Grandchild, age 6, born Penshurst, KentEphraim James Crowhurst
Norman Leslie Crowhurst, M, Grandchild, age 4, born Blackham, SussexNorman Leslie Crowhurst
Lydia Crowhurst, F, Grandchild, age 1, born Blackham, SussexLydia Crowhurst
Dorothea Coomber, F, Servant, age 14, born Blackham, Sussex; occupation: general servantDorothea Coomber

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