The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Steep      Crowborough  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 44; p. 58; p. 62; p. 458

Places in Steep
Brick Works
Clalands
Derridge [als Dourage] Farm
Haywards Farm
Heaslands
High Steep
Lower Steep
Luxford
Pinehurst Farm
Rumsden Farm
Steep Hill Farm
Historical records

1327Subsidy/tax list3s 0 3/4dWalter de ParstepeParstepe, Village of Retherfeld, Hundred of RetherfeldPullein's Rotherfield

1332Subsidy/tax list4s 3dWalter de ParstepePastepe, Village of Rutherfeld, Hundred of RutherfeldPullein's Rotherfield

c 1350Tenant listWilliam PesstepeOne messuage and 30 acres of ancient feoffment, RetherfeldePullein's Rotherfield

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

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Avery, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Avery, landownerSteep1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex

6th Jun 1841CensusHarriett Dicker, F, Head, age 15 to 19, born SussexHarriet Dicker [Price]Steep1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Homewood, M, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Homewood, farm labourer
6th Jun 1841CensusFrances Price, F, age 15 to 19, born SussexFrances Frost [Price]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerThomas Rogers, farm labourerSteep1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeMary Ann Rogers [Weaver]
30th Mar 1851CensusSonJohn Edwards Rogers

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farmer and shoemakerJohn Avery, landownerSteep1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeFrances Avery [Norman]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterCatherine Avery
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterJudith Piper Avery
30th Mar 1851CensusSonAthelstan Avery
30th Mar 1851CensusMother, widowedCatherine Avery
30th Mar 1851CensusSon-in-law; occupation Sunday scholarWilliam Smith Norman

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJames Relf, farm labourerSteep1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeHarriet Relf [Hider]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterAnne Relf
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterSarah Ann Price [Relf]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Parker, bricklayer, farm labourerSteep1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeHarriet Parker [Holmwood]
30th Mar 1851CensusSonAbner Homewood Parker, bricklayer
30th Mar 1851CensusSonDaniel Parker

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Sands, farm labourerSteep1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeAnn Sands [Wickens]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary Ann Sands
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterEliza Sands
30th Mar 1851CensusSonWilliam Sands

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed; occupation: stone masonJames Frost, stone masonSteep1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusSonJames Frost
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterElizabeth Frost
30th Mar 1851CensusHousekeeper; occupation HousekeeperMaria Price

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerRichard PriceSteep1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeElizabeth Price
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation Farm labourerThomas Price

7th Apr 1861CensusJames Ralf, M, Head, widowed, age 56, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: road labourerJames Relf, farm labourerSteep Cottage1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusAnn Ralf, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Rotherfield, SussexAnne Relf
7th Apr 1861CensusSarah Ralf, F, Daughter, age 16, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Ann Price [Relf]

7th Apr 1861CensusFrances Avery, F, Head, married, age 43, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farmer's wifeFrances Avery [Norman]Steep Cottage1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusJudith Piper Avery, F, Daughter, age 14, born Rotherfield, SussexJudith Piper Avery
7th Apr 1861CensusAthelstan Avery, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAthelstan Avery
7th Apr 1861CensusJames Pattenden Avery, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, SussexJames Pattenden Avery

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Sands, M, Head, married, age 39, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Sands, farm labourerSteep Lane1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusAnn Sands, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, SussexAnn Sands [Wickens]
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Ann Sands, F, Daughter, age 14, born Ringmer, SussexMary Ann Sands
7th Apr 1861CensusEliza Sands, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield, SussexEliza Sands
7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Sands, M, Son, age 10, born Rotherfield, SussexWilliam Sands
7th Apr 1861CensusEllen Sands, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield, SussexEllen Sands
7th Apr 1861CensusJames Sands, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, SussexJames Sands
7th Apr 1861CensusMercy Sands, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexMercy Sands
7th Apr 1861CensusSamuel Sands, M, Son, age 11m, born Rotherfield, SussexSamuel Sands

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Avery, M, Head, widowed, age 80, born Frittenden, Kent; occupation: landownerJohn Avery, landownerSteep Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusAthelstan Avery, M, Son, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 8 acresAthelstan Avery
2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Pattenden Avery, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Pattenden Avery

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Smith, M, Head, married, age 28, born Dover, Kent; occupation: farm labourerJohn Smith, farm labourerSteep Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusCatherine Smith, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, SussexCatherine Smith
2nd Apr 1871CensusEsther A Smith, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, SussexEsther A. Smith
2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam J Smith, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexWilliam J. Smith

2nd Apr 1871CensusJonathan Dicker, M, Head, married, age 57, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJonathan Dicker, farm labourerSteep Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusHarriett Dicker, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriett Dicker
2nd Apr 1871CensusElizabeth Dicker, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Tonbridge, KentElizabeth Dicker
2nd Apr 1871CensusRichard Dicker, M, Son, single, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard Dicker
2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Wells, M, Lodger, single, age 56, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourerJames Wells

2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Barden, M, Head, widowed, age 54, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker employing 3 menThomas Barden, brickmakerSteep Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Barden, M, Son, single, age 16, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Barden
2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Barden, M, Son, age 12, born Waldron, SussexJames Barden
2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Barden, M, Son, married, age 25, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Barden
2nd Apr 1871CensusMartha Barden, F, Daughter-in-law, married, age 28, born Winfrith, DorsetMartha Barden
2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Barden, M, Grandson, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexWilliam Barden
2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Barden, M, Grandson, age 2w, born Rotherfield, SussexJames Barden
2nd Apr 1871CensusIris Roberts, F, Housekeeper, single, age 31, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperIris Roberts
2nd Apr 1871CensusLewis Roberts, M, Housekeeper's son, age 6, born Rotherfield, SussexLewis Roberts
2nd Apr 1871CensusRose Roberts, F, Housekeeper's daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexRose Roberts
2nd Apr 1871CensusJane Roberts, F, Housekeeper's daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexJane Roberts
2nd Apr 1871CensusKate Roberts, F, Housekeeper's daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexKate Roberts
2nd Apr 1871CensusFanny Roberts, F, Housekeeper's daughter, age 1w, born Rotherfield, SussexFanny Roberts

2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Streeter, M, Head, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Streeter, farm labourerHoadly's Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusMary Streeter, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Streeter [Berry]
2nd Apr 1871CensusAlfred Streeter, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Streeter, gardener
2nd Apr 1871CensusMary Streeter, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Streeter
2nd Apr 1871CensusCharles Streeter, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharles Streater
2nd Apr 1871CensusAnne Streeter, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexAnne Wren [Streeter]

2nd Apr 1871CensusEdward Tester, M, Head, married, age 46, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEdward Tester, farm labourerSteep Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusFrances Tester, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Buxted, SussexFrances Tester
2nd Apr 1871CensusJane Tester, F, Daughter, age 12, born Buxted, SussexJane Tester
2nd Apr 1871CensusJabez James Tester, M, Son, age 9, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarJabez James Tester

1874Directory entryCrouch John, farmer, SteepSteepPost Office Directory

c 1875Owlsbury, Steep, & Treblers, South East of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveySteep

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Standen, M, Head, married, age 36, born Henfield; occupation Farm labourerEdward StandenSteep1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma Standen, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Framfield; occupation Farm labourerEmma Standen
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnne Standen, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarAnne Standen
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlice J. Standen, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarAlice J. Standen
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Standen, M, Son, single, age 6, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarWilliam Standen
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Standen, M, Son, single, age 4, born RotherfieldAlbert Standen
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrank Standen, M, Son, single, age 2, born RotherfieldFrank Standen
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrances Standen, F, Daughter, single, age 1 m, born RotherfieldFrances Standen

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Wood, M, Head, married, age 41, born Yorkshire; occupation Farm labourerWilliam James WoodSteep1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusCatherine Wood, F, Wife, married, age 30, born RotherfieldCatherine Tester Wood [Taylor]
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Wood, M, Son, single, age 14, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourerAlbert Wood
3rd Apr 1881CensusMatha Wood, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarMartha Wood
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Wood, M, Son, single, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarGeorge Wood
3rd Apr 1881CensusEsther Wood, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarEsther Wood
3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Wood, M, Son, single, age 3, born RotherfieldDavid Wood
3rd Apr 1881CensusPeter Wood, M, Son, single, age 1, born RotherfieldPeter Wood

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Tester, M, Head, widowed, age 56, born Waldron; occupation FarmerEdward TesterSteep1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Tester, M, Son, single, age 20, born Buxted, employs 6 people; occupation WheelwrightJames Tester
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriet Tester, F, Sister, widowed, age 62, born Buxted; occupation HousekeeperHarriet Tester

3rd Apr 1881CensusNeri Blackford, M, Head, married, age 40, born Mayfield, occupation: brick makerNeri BlackfordSteep1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Blackford, F, Wife, married, age 47, born RotherfieldAnn Blackford [Mackellow]
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrances E. Blackford, F, Sister, single, age 27, born Buxted, handicap: imbecileFrances E. Blackford

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Fry, M, Head, married, age 37, born Rotherfield; occupation: brick makerJohn Fry, brick makerSteep1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Fry, F, Wife, married, age 31, born RotherfieldMargaret Jane Fry
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriet Fry, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarHarriet Fry
3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn C. Fry, M, Son, single, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarJohn Charles Fry
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Fry, M, Son, single, age 6, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarWilliam Fry
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Fry, M, Son, single, age 5, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarGeorge Arthur Fry
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Fry, F, Daughter, single, age 5 m, born RotherfieldAnnie Jane Fry

1882Directory entryCrouch John, farmer, SteepSteepKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Casell, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: fish hawkerThomas Casell, fish hawkerSteep Cottage1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Casell, M, Son, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: fish hawkerThomas Casell
5th Apr 1891CensusLilly Casell, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Rotherfield, SussexLilly Casell
5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Casell, M, Son, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Casell
5th Apr 1891CensusMary A Casell, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary A Casell
5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Casell, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Casell
5th Apr 1891CensusAlbert Casell, M, Son, age 8 months, born Rotherfield, SussexAlbert Casell

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn H Everett, M, Head, married, age 28, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn H. Everatt, farmerSteep1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusMary A Everett, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Hartfield, SussexMary A Everett
5th Apr 1891CensusMinnie Everett, F, Daughter, age 6, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: scholarMinnie Everett
5th Apr 1891CensusLilly Everett, F, Daughter, age 4, born Crowborough, SussexLilly Everett
5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Everett, M, Son, age 7 months, born Rotherfield, SussexCharles Everett

5th Apr 1891CensusEdward Standen, M, Head, married, age 46, born Henfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEdward Standen, farm labourerSteep1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusEmma Standen, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Framfield, SussexEmma Standen
5th Apr 1891CensusAlice Standen, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, SussexAlice Standen
5th Apr 1891CensusAlbert Standen, M, Son, single, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlbert Standen
5th Apr 1891CensusPhilip Standen, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarPhilip Standen
5th Apr 1891CensusMay Standen, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMay Standen
5th Apr 1891CensusEllen Standen, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEllen Standen
5th Apr 1891CensusRonald Standen, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexRonald Standen

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Blackford, M, Head, married, age 62, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: brickmakerJames Blackford, brickmakerSteep1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusEllen Blackford, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Mayfield, SussexEllen Blackford
5th Apr 1891CensusStephen Blackford, M, Son, single, age 25, born Waldron, Sussex, occupation: brickmakerStephen Blackford
5th Apr 1891CensusHannah Blackford, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Waldron, SussexHannah Blackford
5th Apr 1891CensusLuke Blackford, M, Son, single, age 21, born Mayfield, Sussex, occupation: brickmakerLuke Blackford
5th Apr 1891CensusPhoebe Blackford, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Mayfield, SussexPhoebe Blackford
5th Apr 1891CensusBenjaman Blackford, M, Son, age 12, born Mayfield, Sussex, occupation: scholarBenjaman Blackford

5th Apr 1891CensusDaniel Blackford, M, Head, married, age 27, born Waldron, Sussex, occupation: brickmakerDaniel Blackford, brickmakerSteep1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusMary Blackford, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Waldron, SussexMary Blackford

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Godley, M, Head, married, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerGeorge Godley, farmerSteep1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusMary Godley, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Mayfield, SussexMercy Godley [Beal]
5th Apr 1891CensusEli Godley, M, Son, single, age 14, born Mayfield, SussexEli Godley
5th Apr 1891CensusEdgar Godley, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdgar Godley
5th Apr 1891CensusEmma Godley, F, Daughter, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEmma Godley
5th Apr 1891CensusLuther Godley, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, SussexLuther Godley

2nd Apr 1911CensusRobert De Courcey Cole, M, Head, married, age 31, born Southampton, Hampshire; occupation: gardenerRobert De Courcey Cole, gardenerSteep Cottage, Jarvis Brook1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusFrances Cole, F, Wife, married 6 years, age 30, born Little Common, SussexFrances Cole
2nd Apr 1911CensusFredrick Cole, M, Son, age 5, born Jarvis Brook, SussexFredrick Cole
2nd Apr 1911CensusFrancis Cole, M, Son, age 3, born Jarvis Brook, SussexFrancis Cole
2nd Apr 1911CensusLennard Cole, M, Son, age 1, born Jarvis Brook, SussexLennard Cole

2nd Apr 1911CensusThomas Ruff, M, Head, married, age 37, born Bignor, Sussex; occupation: farmerThomas Ruff, farmerThe Steep, Jarvis Brook1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusMargaret Grace Ruff, F, Wife, married 9 years, age 36, born Buckham Hill, Uckfield, SussexMargaret Grace Ruff
2nd Apr 1911CensusLillian Grace Fido, F, Niece, age 4, born Pimlico, LondonLillian Grace Fido

2nd Apr 1911CensusAlbert Hay, M, Head, married, age 47, born Uxbridge, Middlesex; occupation: groomAlbert Hay, groomThe Steep, Jarvis Brook1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusMartha Hay, F, Wife, married 13 years, age 42, born Brighton, SussexMartha Hay
2nd Apr 1911CensusCharles Hay, M, Son, age 12, born Wokingham, Berkshire; occupation: schoolCharles Hay
2nd Apr 1911CensusHenry Hay, M, Son, age 10, born Wokingham, Berkshire; occupation: schoolHenry Hay
2nd Apr 1911CensusIna Hay, F, Daughter, age 10, born Wokingham, Berkshire; occupation: schoolIna Hay

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