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1756HistorySchool HouseSutton's Historical Notes
The first school in Withyham …. Was kept by the Curate of the Parish, the Rev. Edward Boyce in the year 1756. The school house was one of the cottages on what is known as School House Hill, near Duckin's Farm.

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation BricklayerGeorge Holmes, farm labourerSchool House1838 Census
Motts Mill, Sussex
Employed by Earl De La Warr
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishAnn Holmes [Hills]
Child Holmes
Ann Holmes

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: labourerDavid Langridge, farm labourerSchool House1838 Census
Motts Mill, Sussex
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishAnne Martin [Langridge] [Gurnet]
Mary Anne Langridge
Eliza Langridge
David Langridge
Elizabeth Langridge

1838CensusHead; widowed; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: nurseMrs HillsSchool House1838 Census
Motts Mill, Sussex
All have left home8 children Hills

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: coachmanWilliam Dudman, coachmanSchool House1838 Census
Motts Mill, Sussex
Employed by Earl De La Warr
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishAnn Dudman
Child Dudman
Mary Ann Burfoot [Dudman]
Elizabeth Dudman

6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Dudman, F, Head, age 45 to 49; occupation IndependentAnn DudmanSchoolhouse1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mary Ann Dudman, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24Mary Ann Burfoot [Dudman]
Elizabeth Dudman, F, [Daughter], age 13Elizabeth Dudman

6th Jun 1841CensusPhebe Hills, F, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation: independentPhoebe HillsSchoolhouse1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
George Holmes, M, [Son-in-law], age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Holmes, farm labourer
Ann Holmes, F, [Daughter], age 25 to 29, born SussexAnn Holmes [Hills]
Ann Holmes, F, [Grand-daughter], age 5, born SussexAnn Holmes
John Holmes, M, [Grand-son], age 3, born SussexJohn Holmes
George Holmes, M, [Grand-son], age 7 months, born SussexGeorge Holmes
Obadiah Hills, M, age 10, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerObadiah Hills, farm labourer

6th Jun 1841CensusDavid Langridge, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerDavid Langridge, farm labourerSchoolhouse1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ann Langridge, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexAnne Martin [Langridge] [Gurnet]
Mary Langridge, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexMary Anne Langridge
Eliza Langridge, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexEliza Langridge
David Langridge, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexDavid Langridge
Elizabeth Langridge, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexElizabeth Langridge
Ann Langridge, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexAnn Langridge

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 SurveySchool House

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Twiner, M, Head, married, age 28, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourerHenry Twiner, farm labourerSchool House Cottages1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Emily Twiner, F, Wife, married, age 26, born WithyhamEmily Twiner
Alfred Twiner, M, Son, age 7, born Withyham; occupation: scholarAlfred Twiner
Albert Twiner, M, Son, age 5, born Withyham; occupation: scholarAlbert Twiner
Edward Twiner, M, Son, age 1, born WithyhamEdward Twiner

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Holmes, M, Head, married, age 72, born Withyham; occupation LabourerGeorge Holmes, farm labourerSchool House Cottages1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ann Holmes, F, Wife, married, age 68, born SpeldhurstAnn Holmes [Hills]
William Holmes, M, Son, single, age 35, born Withyham; occupation LabourerWilliam Holmes

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Groombridge, M, Head, married, age 51, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourerStephen Groombridge, farm labourerSchool House Cottages1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Christiana Groombridge, F, Wife, married, age 41, born WithyhamChristiana Groombridge [Gilbert] [Cole]
George Groombridge, M, Son, age 14, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Groombridge, railway platelayer
Harriett Groombridge, F, Daughter, age 12, born Withyham; occupation: scholarHarriett Groombridge
Thomas Groombridge, M, Son, age 11, born Withyham; occupation: scholarThomas Groombridge
David Groombridge, M, Son, age 9, born Withyham; occupation: scholarDavid Groombridge
John Groombridge, M, Son, age 6, born Withyham; occupation: scholarJohn Groombridge
Amos Groombridge, M, Son, age 5, born Withyham; occupation: scholarAmos Groombridge
William Groombridge, M, Son, age 1, born WithyhamWilliam Groombridge

3rd Apr 1881CensusWm. J. M. Amys, M, Head, married, age 37, born Kent; occupation school teacherWilliam J. M. Amys, school teacherSchool House1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Fanny Amys, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Kent; occupation school teacherFanny Amys
Wm. J. H. Amys, M, Son, age 13, born Chiddingstone; occupation scholarWilliam J. H. Amys
Charles E. Amys, M, Son, age 12, born Chiddingstone; occupation scholarCharles E. Amys
Flora L. Amys, F, Daughter, age 9, born Chiddingstone; occupation scholarFlora L. Amys
Harold H. H. Amys, M, Son, age 6, born Chiddingstone; occupation scholarHarold H. H. Amys
Louis F. Amys, M, Son, age 4, born Withyham; occupation scholarLouis F. Amys
Lloyd J. S. Winsley, M, Boarder, single, age 20, born Devon; occupation Pupil TeacherLloyd J. S. Winsley
Harriett E. Edwards, F, Servant, age 14, born Chiddingstone; occupation: domestic servantHarriett E. Edwards

5th Apr 1891CensusEmily Twiner, F, Head, married, age 38, born Crowborough, SussexEmily TwinerSchool House Hill1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Alfred Twiner, M, Son, single, age 17, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Twiner
Edward Twiner, M, Son, single, age 11, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdward Twiner
Emma Twiner, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrances Emma Twiner
Alice Twiner, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlice Kate Twiner
Frederick Twiner, M, Son, age 2, born Withyham, SussexFrederick Twiner

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Frost, M, Head, married, age 77, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourerWilliam Frost, farm labourerSchool House Hill1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ann Frost, F, Wife, married, age 75, born Hartfield, SussexAnn Frost [Dalton]

5th Apr 1891CensusStephen Groombridge, M, Head, married, age 61, born Withyham, SussexStephen Groombridge, farm labourerSchool House Hill1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Christiana Groombridge, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Withyham, SussexChristiana Groombridge [Gilbert] [Cole]
David Groombridge, M, Son, single, age 19, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerDavid Groombridge
John Groombridge, M, Son, single, age 16, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Groombridge
Amos Groombridge, M, Son, single, age 15, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAmos Groombridge
William Groombridge, M, Son, single, age 11, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Groombridge

2nd Apr 1911CensusJohn Weekes, M, Head, married, age 67, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Weekes, farm labourerSchool House Hill1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Annie Weekes, F, Wife, married 41 years, age 61, born Wadhurst, SussexAnnie Weekes
Alfred Muddle, M, Grandson, age 10, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: schoolAlfred Muddle
Frank Reuben French, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm carterFrank Reuben French

2nd Apr 1911CensusWilliam Tasker, M, Head, widower, age 71, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Tasker, farm labourerSchool House Hill1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mary Marchant, F, Visitor, widow, age 38, born Hartfield, SussexMary Marchant
Ralph Frank Marchant, M, Visitor, age 15, born Tandridge, SurreyRalph Frank Marchant
Ada Kingswood, F, Boarder, single, age 30, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: dressmakerAda Kingswood

2nd Apr 1911CensusJohn Kingswood, M, Head, age 58, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: bricklayerJohn Kingswood, bricklayerSchool House Hill1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Emma Kingswood, F, Wife, age 53, born Crowborough, SussexEmma Kingswood
Frederick George Kingswood, M, Son, age 26, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: postmanFrederick George Kingswood
Clement Nelson Kingswood, M, Son, age 23, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: bricklayerClement Nelson Kingswood
Stephen Stevens, M, Boarder, age 87, born Kingsnorth, Kent; occupation: state pensioner, farm labourerStephen Stevens

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