The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Herons Ghyll      Buxted  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1904Highways and Byways in Sussex by E.V. Lucas ⇒ p. 299
1933The Story of Crowbrough ⇒ p. 18
1947Coventry Patmore in Sussex by John Wright ⇒ p. 24

Places in Herons Ghyll
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
Historical records

c 1875Barnsgate, Herons Ghyll, Chillies & Grovehurst, South West of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyHerons Ghyll

3rd Apr 1881CensusHercules Watson, M, Head, married, age 35, born Buxted; occupation Farm BailiffHercules WatsonHerons Ghyl Farm1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Maria M. Watson, F, Wife, married, age 41, born DoverMaria Maria Watson [Pay]
Frederick W. Watson, M, Son, age 9, born Buxted; occupation ScholarFrederick W. Watson
Frances E. Watson, F, Daughter, age 8, born Buxted; occupation ScholarFrances E. Watson
David C. Watson, M, Son, age 1, born BuxtedDavid Clement Watson
Harriet Pay, F, Sister In Law, single, age 38, born Dover; occupation SeamstressHarriet Pay

3rd Apr 1881CensusDaniel Minns, M, Head, married, age 75, born Buxted; occupation: carpenterDaniel MinnsPound Lane Cottage1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Martha Minns, F, Wife, married, age 68, born East GrinsteadMartha Minns [Puttock]

3rd Apr 1881CensusMinna Norfolk, F, Head, widowed, age 59, born Devon; occupation Dowager DuchessMinna NorfolkHerons Ghyl1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Mary F. Howard, F, Daughter, single, age 36, born LondonMary F. Howard
Phillppa F. Howard, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born LondonPhillppa F. Howard
Margaret F. Howard, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born LondonMargaret F. Howard
Minna Hope, F, Grand Daughter, single, age 18, born LondonMinna Hope
Josephine Hope, F, Grand Daughter, single, age 16, born London; occupation: scholarJosephine Hope
Theresa Hope, F, Grand Daughter, single, age 15, born Littlehampton; occupation: scholarTheresa Hope
James Hope, M, Grand Son, age 10, born London; occupation: scholarJames Hope
Thomas Ottley, M, Visitor, single, age 26, born Arundel; occupation Roman Catholic PriestThomas Ottley
John Clements, M, Servant, married, age 34, occupation: butlerJohn Clements
Sophia Tye, F, Servant, widowed, age 46, born Gloucestershire; occupation HousekeeperSophia Tye
Charlotte Bugg, F, Servant, single, age 37, born Dorset, occupation: cookCharlotte Bugg
Anni Shirlock, F, Servant, single, age 38, born Slindon; occupation Ladies MaidAnni Shirlock
Mary Powell, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Warwickshire; occupation Ladies MaidMary Powell
Louisa Letriellard, F, Servant, single, age 27, born France; occupation: ladies maidLouisa Letriellard
Teresa Gowland, F, Servant, single, age 24; occupation: kitchenmaidTeresa Gowland
Ellen Quill, F, Servant, single, age 24, born London; occupation Scullery MaidEllen Quill
Ann Burcher, F, Servant, widowed, age 36, born Hampshire, occupation: stillroommaidAnn Burcher
Mary D. Rofferly, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Staffordshire; occupation HousemaidMary D. Rofferly
Victoria Ilsey, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Arundel; occupation: housemaidVictoria Ilsey
William Newman, M, Servant, single, age 20, born Lancashire; occupation: footmanWilliam Newman
Henry Murley, M, Servant, single, age 20, born Yorkshire; occupation: footmanHenry Murley
Jesse Wilmer, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Angmering; occupation House BoyJesse Wilmer

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Bolger, M, Serv (Head), single, age 22, born Ireland, occupation: groomJohn Bolger, groomHerons Ghyl Stables1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
James Moore, M, Servant, single, age 27, born Ireland; occupation: groomJames Moore

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Scully, M, Head, married, age 45, born Ireland; occupation CoachmanThomas ScullyHerons Ghyl Porters Lodge1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Julia Scully, F, Daughter, age 15, born Surrey; occupation ScholarJulia Scully

1888Directory entryOttley, The Rev. Thomas, Heron's GhyllHeron's GhyllBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryWatson, Hercules, bailiff, employed by the Duke of Norfolk, Heron's GhyllHeron's GhyllBrooker's Guide

5th Apr 1891CensusOwen Scott, M, Head, married, age 25, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerOwen Scott, farm labourerFarm Cottage, Herons Ghyll1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Mary Ann Scott, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Maresfield, SussexMary Ann Scott
John Gorringe, M, Boarder, single, age 22, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Gorringe

5th Apr 1891CensusAnnie Swann, F, Head, single, age 32, born Erdington, Warwickshire; occupation: teacher of elementary schoolAnnie Swann, teacher of elementary schoolNo 1, New Cottages, Herons Ghyll1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Helen Swann, F, Sister, single, age 28, born Erdington, Warwickshire; occupation: teacher of elementary schoolHelen Swann

5th Apr 1891CensusHercules Watson, M, Head, married, age 45, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation Farm BailiffHercules WatsonNo 2, New Cottages, Herons Ghyll1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Mary Watson, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Dover, KentMaria Maria Watson [Pay]
Frances Watson, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation General Domestic ServantFrances E. Watson
Agnes Watson, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Buxted, SussexAgnes Watson
Clement Watson, M, Son, single, age 11, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation ScholarDavid Clement Watson
Philippa Hill, F, Boarder, single, age 14, born London, Middlesex; occupation: scholarPhilippa Hill

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Ottley, M, Head, single, age 36, born Arundel, Sussex; occupation Catholic PriestThomas OttleyHerons Ghyll1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Thomas Pearce, M, Visitor, single, age 38, born Portsmouth, Hampshire; occupation Catholic PriestThomas Pearce
Harriet Pay, F, single, age 47, born Dover, Kent; occupation General Domestic ServantHarriet Pay

5th Apr 1891CensusEdward Stewart, M, Head, married, age 34, born Marylebone, London; occupation: physician (registered)Edward Stewart, physician (registered)Herons Ghyll Mansion1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Phillipa Stewart, F, Wife, married, age 38, born St James, LondonPhillipa Stewart
Henry Edward Stewart, M, Son, single, age 2 months, born Marylebone, LondonHenry Edward Stewart
Mary Dale, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Shipton On Stour, Worcestershire; occupation: housemaidMary Dale
Florence Hoare, F, Servant, single, age 19, born (British Subject), Usa; occupation: housemaidFlorence Hoare
Happy Frost, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Woodbridge, Suffolk; occupation: housemaidHappy Frost
Abert Eanest Welford, M, Servant, single, age 24, born Upton, Buckinghamshire; occupation GroomAbert Eanest Welford

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Pilbeam, M, Head, married, age 52, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerJames Pilbeam, farm labourerLodge Gate, Herons Ghyll1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Fanny Pilbeam, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Buxted, SussexFanny Pilbeam [Woodgate]
Frances Pilbeam, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Crowborough, SussexFanny Pilbeam
Charles Pilbeam, M, Son, single, age 11, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation ScholarCharles Pilbeam
Percy Taylor, M, Nephew, single, age 9 months, born Crowborough, SussexPercy Taylor

c 1920The Water Steps and South Front of Herons GhyllThe Water Steps and South Front of Herons Ghyll, CrowboroughPrivate collection

c 1920Herons GhyllHerons Ghyll, CrowboroughPrivate collection

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