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1885High StreetHigh Street, CrowboroughHigh StreetPrivate collection

1890T. Jarvis, Horse and Van, High StreetT. Jarvis, Horse and Van, High Street, CrowboroughHigh StreetPrivate collection

1900The High StreetThe High Street, Crowborough photographed by Francis FrithHigh Street
The Francis Frith Web Site The Frith archive was founded by Francis Frith, the pioneer Victorian photographer, in 1860 and today contains over 365,000 photographs of some 7,000 towns and villages throughout Britain. Taken between 1860 and 1970 these form a topographical record of Britain without equal and is recognised as probably the only photographic collection of national importance in private hands in Britain today.

The importance of the Frith archive is as a topographical and social record. It provides an amazingly detailed visual record of over 7,000 towns and villages, as well as illustrating the enormous social and structural changes which have taken place in Britain since 1860. Whilst some of the photographs are undoubtedly artistically outstanding, the real value of the archive lies in its scale. There is no other archive which can illustrate this period of British history so extensively or to such a high quality.

1904High StreetHigh Street, CrowboroughHigh StreetBill Chewter's records

1906High StreetHigh Street, CrowboroughHigh StreetPrivate collection

1907High StreetHigh Street, CrowboroughHigh StreetPrivate collection

1909High StreetHigh Street, CrowboroughHigh StreetPrivate collection

1911High StreetHigh Street, Crowborough photographed by Valentine's seriesHigh StreetPrivate collection

2nd Apr 1911CensusAlfred Neve, M, Head, married, age 45, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: postmanAlfred NeveCrowborough1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusCaroline Neve, F, Wife, married 23 years, age 42, born Tunbridge Wells, KentCaroline Neve
2nd Apr 1911CensusWilliam Neve, M, Son, single, age 22, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: postmanWilliam Neve
2nd Apr 1911CensusAlfred Neve, M, Son, single, age 20, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: assistant butcherAlfred Neve
2nd Apr 1911CensusFlorence Neve, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Lewes, SussexFlorence Neve
2nd Apr 1911CensusAlbert Neve, M, Son, age 14, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: house boyAlbert Neve
2nd Apr 1911CensusAlice Neve, F, Daughter, age 8, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: schoolAlice Neve
2nd Apr 1911CensusLorna Coomber, F, Cousin, age 8, born Acton, Middlesex; occupation: schoolLorna Coomber

2nd Apr 1911CensusAmos Samuel Parker, M, Head, married, age 53, born Newick Chaily, Sussex; occupation: brick layerAmos Samuel ParkerMessers Sprott Sons Solicitors Offices1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusMary Parker, F, Wife, married 25 years, age 56, born Holborn, LondonMary Parker
2nd Apr 1911CensusLily Florence Parker, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Kensington, London; occupation: caretakerLily Florence Parker

2nd Apr 1911CensusPhilip Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 41, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: plumberPhilip GoldsmithThe Broadway1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusHelena Goldsmith, F, Wife, married 4 years, age 34, born Hambledon, HampshireHelena Goldsmith
2nd Apr 1911CensusEileen Goldsmith, F, age 3, born Crowborough, SussexEileen Goldsmith
2nd Apr 1911CensusOlive Bromley, F, single, age 14, born Lindfield, Sussex; occupation: nursemaidOlive Bromley

2nd Apr 1911CensusHenry Wilkins, M, Head, married, age 52, born Islington, London; occupation: stationer and librarianHenry WilkinsLynchmere Stationer1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusSusan Anne Wilkins, F, Wife, married 8 years, age 53, born Wolverhampton, StaffordshireSusan Anne Wilkins
2nd Apr 1911CensusEanswythe Minnie Williams, F, Assistant, single, age 23, born Gosport, Hampshire; occupation: shop assistantEanswythe Minnie Williams
2nd Apr 1911CensusFlorence Lilian Wescombe, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: servantFlorence Lilian Wescombe

2nd Apr 1911CensusErnest George Ziegler, M, Head, married, age 40, born Islington, Middlesex; occupation: pastry cookErnest George ZieglerCrowborough Cross1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusSelina Mary Ziegler, F, Wife, married 13 years, age 43, born Winkleigh, DevonSelina Mary Ziegler
2nd Apr 1911CensusSelina Maude Ziegler, F, Daughter, age 12, born Bromley, Kent; occupation: schoolSelina Maude Ziegler
2nd Apr 1911CensusAlice Norah Ziegler, F, Daughter, age 6, born Bromley, KentAlice Norah Ziegler
2nd Apr 1911CensusAlice Hannah Ziegler, F, Sister, single, age 51, born Islington, Middlesex; occupation: assistant in businessAlice Hannah Ziegler
2nd Apr 1911CensusMary Ann Wickins, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: servantMary Ann Wickins

2nd Apr 1911CensusEllen Ellis, F, Head, widow, age 65, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: private meansEllen EllisCrowborough Cross1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusEllen Berry, F, Servant, single, age 39, born East Hoathly, SussexEllen Berry

2nd Apr 1911CensusJames Paynter, M, Head, married, age 69, born Roydon, Norfolk; occupation: retired jobmasterJames PaynterRoyden House Cross1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusMary Ann Paynter, F, Wife, married 43 years, age 69, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Ann Paynter
2nd Apr 1911CensusWilliam Albert Blake, M, Son-in-law, married, age 33, born Liphook, Hampshire; occupation: fishmonger and fruitererWilliam Albert Blake
2nd Apr 1911CensusLizzie Blake, F, Daughter, married 5 years, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: assistant in businessLizzie Blake
2nd Apr 1911CensusEna Mary Blake, F, Granddaughter, age 3, born Crowborough, SussexEna Mary Blake
2nd Apr 1911CensusWinifred Ethel Paynter, F, Granddaughter, age 9, born Rotherfield, SussexWinifred Ethel Paynter

2nd Apr 1911CensusHenry Webb, M, Head, age 58, born Marden, Kent; occupation: assistant draperHenry WebbRegent House1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusRachel Webb, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Surrey; occupation: assistant in businessRachel Webb
2nd Apr 1911CensusJohn Henry Gilbert, M, Son-in-law, age 29, born Liss, Surrey; occupation: assistant in businessJohn Henry Gilbert
2nd Apr 1911CensusGertrude May Gilbert, F, Daughter, married, age 26, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: assistant in businessGertrude May Gilbert
2nd Apr 1911CensusHerbert Henry Gilbert, M, Grandson, age 1, born Crowborough, SussexHerbert Henry Gilbert
2nd Apr 1911CensusBessie Longstaffe, F, Sister-in-law, single, age 61, born Surrey; occupation: assistant in businessBessie Longstaffe
2nd Apr 1911CensusMabel Louise Parkins, F, Boarder, single, age 24, born Magdalen, Norfolk; occupation: assistant in businessMabel Louise Parkins
2nd Apr 1911CensusNellie Allan Lester, F, Boarder, single, age 27, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: milliner working in the businessNellie Allan Lester
2nd Apr 1911CensusEthel May Fellows, F, Boarder, single, age 18, born Crockham Hill, Kent; occupation: assistant in businessEthel May Fellows
2nd Apr 1911CensusAlice Mary Baldwin, F, Boarder, single, age 23, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: servantAlice Mary Baldwin

2nd Apr 1911CensusHarriette Isabel Hock, F, Head, widow, age 55, born Handsworth Birmingham; occupation: caretaker officerHarriette Isabel HockOld Bank Chambers Cross1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex

2nd Apr 1911CensusPercy Wells, M, Head, single, age 47, born Woolbeding, Sussex; occupation: bank managerPercy WellsBank House1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusFlorence Wells, F, Sister, single, age 49, born Woolbeding, Sussex; occupation: private meansFlorence Wells
2nd Apr 1911CensusEmily Homewood, F, Housekeeper, single, age 50, born South Willesborough, Kent; occupation: housekeeperEmily Homewood
2nd Apr 1911CensusBertha Timmins, F, Servant, single, age 17, born South Willesborough, Kent; occupation: servantBertha Timmins

2nd Apr 1911CensusEdwin Frederick Brister, M, Head, married, age 51, born Clapham, London; occupation: house agent mangerEdwin Frederick BristerHigh Street1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusMary Brister, F, Wife, married 25 years, age 48, born St Pancras, LondonMary Brister

2nd Apr 1911CensusCharles Percy Nye, M, Head, married, age 31, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: dairymanCharles Percy NyeThe Dairy1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex

2nd Apr 1911CensusAlfred F. Filtness, M, Head, married, age 54, born Horsemonden, Kent; occupation: general storesAlfred F. FiltnessLondon House1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusElizabeth J. Filtness, F, Wife, married 32 years, age 55, born Brighton, SussexElizabeth J. Filtness
2nd Apr 1911CensusPercival F. W. Filtness, M, Son, married, age 31, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: worker grocerPercival F. W. Filtness
2nd Apr 1911CensusHelen Filtness, F, Daughter-in-law, married 3 years, age 30, born Seasalter, KentHelen Filtness
2nd Apr 1911CensusLeopold A. Filtness, M, Son, single, age 16, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: railway clerkLeopold A. Filtness
2nd Apr 1911CensusArthur J. Bishop, M, Servant, single, age 38, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: assistant draperArthur J. Bishop

2nd Apr 1911CensusFrederick Hall, M, Head, married, age 27, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: manager dairy businessFrederick Hall3, High Street1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusLouise Hall, F, Wife, married 2 years, age 30, born Buxted, SussexLouise Hall
2nd Apr 1911CensusIvy Hall, F, Daughter, age 1, born Crowborough, SussexIvy Hall
2nd Apr 1911CensusJohn Noakes, M, Brother-in-law, widower, age 18, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: gardenerJohn Noakes

2nd Apr 1911CensusMaurice H. Bridpoater, M, Head, single, age 39, born Talybont, Breconshire; occupation: bank managerMaurice H. BridpoaterBarclays Bank1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusMary Jones Williams, F, Half Sister, single, age 52, born BreconMary Jones Williams
2nd Apr 1911CensusMary Smith, F, Servant, married, age 63, born Vauxhall, London; occupation: cookMary Smith
2nd Apr 1911CensusEdith Slatter, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: houseparlourmaidEdith Slatter

2nd Apr 1911CensusFrederick Habert Mitchell, M, Head, married, age 38, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dairymanFrederick Habert MitchellShop, High Street1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusAgnes Mitchell, F, Wife, married 8 years, age 34, born Newcastle; occupation: assistant in businessAgnes Mitchell
2nd Apr 1911CensusJessie Coad, F, Visitor, single, age 23, born London; occupation: domestic servantJessie Coad

1927High StreetHigh Street, Crowborough photographed by A.H. StickellsHigh StreetThe Sussex Highlands

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