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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1766The History of Tunbridge Wells by Thomas Benge Burr ⇒ p. 265
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 102

Historical records

1597RoyaltiesRectorie of WithyhamBuckhurst Terrier
The Rectorie of Withyham. The Lord of the Manor is sole patron of the parsonage of Withyham and haith right of presentation to him and his heires for ever. To the parsonage belongs all manner of tithes within the parish of Withyham (The Tithe of Hay onlie excepted) whereof the inhabitants of the parish have time out of minde used to pay to the Parson 1d for every acre of meadow grounde. The parsonage is worth £60 per annum

c 1597Hartfeild, Withyham, and Buckhurst Parck, The Manor of Buckhurst - c 1597Part of the maps produced in 1597 in the Buckhurst TerrierThe Parsonage

1783West View of the Church and Parsonage at WithyhamWest View of the Church and Parsonage at Withyham, watercolour (26.8 x 37.5 cm) painted by Samuel Hieronymus GrimmWithyham Rectory© British Library Board - Shelfmark: Additional MS 5671, Item number: f. 10 (no. 14)

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

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham ParishWilliam SymondThe Rectory1838 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Employed by Reverend G Farley

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Farley, M, Head, age 40 to 44; occupation: curate of WithyhamReverend George Farley, curate of WithyhamRectory House1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMaria Farley, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44Maria Farley
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Farley, M, [Son], age 11George Farley
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Ann Farley, F, [Daughter], age 10Mary Ann Farley
6th Jun 1841CensusEllen Farley, F, [Daughter], age 8Ellen Farley
6th Jun 1841CensusCaroline Farley, F, [Daughter], age 5Caroline Farley
6th Jun 1841CensusHannah Grace, F, age 35 to 39; occupation: servantHannah Grace
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Overy, M, age 20 to 24; occupation ServantWilliam Overy
6th Jun 1841CensusLydia Jury, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantLydia Jury
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Comber, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex, occupation: servantMary Comber

1851West, The Hon. Rev. Reginald Windsor Sackville; occupation Rector of WithyhamReginald Windsor Sackville, 7th Earl De La WarrRectoryPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: gardenerWilliam AllenRectory Cottage1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifePhoebe Allen [Avis]
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: gardenerWilliam Allen
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarGeorge Allen
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarEdward Allen
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarPhoebe Allen
30th Mar 1851CensusSonHorace Allen

30th Mar 1851CensusHeadReginald Windsor Sackville, 7th Earl De La WarrRectory1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; widowed; occupation housekeeperMatilda Angior
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; occupation choristerJohn H. Angior
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: house servantAnn Dray
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; occupation Assistant CurateGeorge Alex Trivor

1874Directory entryRead Rev. Thomas Frederick Rudston, M.A., RectoryRectoryPost Office Directory

c 1875Buckhurst, Balls Green, St Mary's & St Michael's, Hartfield & Withyham - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyRectory

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas F. D. Rudston Read, M, Head, married, age 69, born Yorkshire; occupation Rector Of WithyhamRev. Thomas Frederick Rudston ReadRectory1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusB. Louisa Read, F, Wife, married, age 50, born ScotlandBarbara Louisa Read [Fell]
3rd Apr 1881CensusWinifrid A. Fell, F, Stepdaughter, single, age 18, born ScotlandWinifrid Alice (Annie Jane) Sutton [Fell]
3rd Apr 1881CensusF. L. Rudstone Read, F, Daughter, age 12, born WithyhamFrederica Louisa Gaye [Read]
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Martin, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Withyham; occupation Domestic servantSarah Martin
3rd Apr 1881CensusMalvinia Martin, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Withyham; occupation Domestic servantMalvinia Martin
3rd Apr 1881CensusMarian Ramsay, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Middlesex; occupation Domestic servantMarian Ramsay
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Ovenden, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Cowden; occupation Domestic servantAnn Ovenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Keeley, M, Head, married, age 40, born Warbleton; occupation: stockmanGeorge KeeleyRectory Cottage1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriett Keeley, F, Wife, married, age 36, born SurreyHarriett Keeley [Miller]
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Keeley, M, Son, age 12, born Surrey; occupation: post boyGeorge Keeley
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlice Keeley, F, Daughter, age 10, born Surrey; occupation: scholarAlice Keeley
3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Keeley, M, Son, age 8, born Surrey; occupation: scholarRichard Keeley
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Keeley, M, Son, age 6, born Surrey; occupation: scholarThomas Keeley
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Keeley, M, Son, age 5, born Surrey; occupation: scholarHenry Keeley
3rd Apr 1881CensusJoseph Keeley, M, Son, age 4, born SurreyJoseph Keeley
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick Keeley, M, Son, age 4 m, born WithyhamFrederick Keeley

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdwin Boswell, M, Head, married, age 29, born Surrey, occupation: coachmanEdwin Boswell, coachmanRectory Cottage1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharlotte Boswell, F, Wife, married, age 30, born SurreyCharlotte Boswell [Barber]
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Edwin Boswell, M, Son, age 1 m, born WithyhamCharles Edwin Boswell
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Barber, F, Sister-in-law, single, age 20, born Surrey, occupation: servantElizabeth Barber

1882Directory entryRead Rev. Thomas Frederick Rudston M.A., RectoryRectoryKelly's Directory
The living is a rectory, net yearly value £600, with residence and 1 acre of glebe, in the gift of the Earl De Ia Warr and held since 1865 by the Rev. Thomas Frederick Rudston Read M.A. of University College, Oxford.

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Rudston Read, M, Head, married, age 79, born Sand Huton, Yorkshire; occupation: Clerk in Holy OrdersThomas Rudston ReadThe Rectory1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusBarbara L Read, F, Wife, married, age 59, born St Andrews, ScotlandBarbara L Read
5th Apr 1891CensusHarold S Peters, M, Visitor, single, age 23, born Burham, Kent; occupation: Living on own meansHarold S Peters
5th Apr 1891CensusRose M Fell, F, Visitor, single, age 7, born Brighton, SussexRose M Fell
5th Apr 1891CensusAda Parsons, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Bristol, Gloucestershire; occupation: ParlourmaidAda Parsons
5th Apr 1891CensusAnnie Athrall, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: lady's maidAnn Atheral
5th Apr 1891CensusEmily Mitchell, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: HousemaidEmily Mitchell
5th Apr 1891CensusAnn Styler, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Shipley, Sussex; occupation: CookAnn Styler

5th Apr 1891CensusRichard Sterrey, M, Head, married, age 43, born Bodenham, Herefordshire; occupation: GardenerRichard SterreyRectory Cottage1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusCatherine Sterrey, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Kings Pyor, HerefordshireCatherine Sterrey

5th Apr 1891CensusDaniel Brien, M, Head, married, age 45, born Ireland, occupation: coachmanDaniel Brien, coachmanRectory Cottage1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusAmelia Brien, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Chailey, SussexAmelia Brien
5th Apr 1891CensusFrederick Brien, M, Son, single, age 8, born Withyham, Sussex, occupation: scholarFrederick Brien
5th Apr 1891CensusFrank Brien, M, Son, single, age 4, born Withyham, Sussex, occupation: scholarFrank Brien
5th Apr 1891CensusKate Brien, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Withyham, SussexKate Brien
5th Apr 1891CensusAlbert Brien, M, Son, single, age 3, born Withyham, SussexAlbert Brien

c 1900The RectoryThe Rectory, Withyham photographed by G. GlanvilleSutton's Historical Notes

c 1900Withyham Church and RectoryWithyham Church and Rectory, Withyham photographed by Col. J. Warre Sill, R.E.Withyham RectorySutton's Historical Notes

1918Church & RectoryChurch & Rectory, Withyham photographed by H.H. Camburn, Tunbridge WellsWithyham RectoryPrivate collection

1925Church and RectoryChurch and Rectory, WithyhamWithyham RectoryPrivate collection

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