The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1851Church of St. Thomas a Becket, Framfield by The Rev. Henry Rosehurst Hoare ⇒ p. 302
1931Wealden Iron by Ernest Straker ⇒ p. 391

Places in Pounsley
Lapphamsdown Cottages
Pounsley Corn Mill
Shawford Farm
Stone Cottage
Historical records

1610[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by John Norden and augmented by John SpeedPounsleyJohn Speed
The first engraved maps of the counties of Great Britain were the work of Christopher Saxton who, under the authority of the Privy Council, surveyed the English counties in Elizabethan times, from 1574 to 1578. In 1593 he was followed by John Norden who projected an ambitious scheme for a complete series of county histories. He published before his death a number of counties - Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Essex, Northampton, Cornwall, Sussex and Surrey. John Speed's map of Sussex is based upon Norden's map and was engraved by Jodocus Hondius. It occupies pages nine and ten of John Speed's Atlas entitled "The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine", is 20 1/4 inches by 15 1/4 inches in size and shows additionally an interesting plan of Chichester and a spirited representation of the Battle of Hastings.

1645[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by Jan BlaeuPounsleyJan Blaeu

1695[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by Robert MordenPounsleyRobert Morden
Robert Morden was a London bookseller from 1669 until his death in 1703. He specialised in the geographical field and was himself something of a cartographer and a publisher. Throughout the 17th and most of the 18th centuries, there was little distinction between the activity of book or print-selling and that of publishing: many booksellers were also printers or engravers. They undertook the sale of each others' work and often combined to meet the high cost of publishing a new map or reissue of an old atlas, even if the original plates were still available. This map was published in Brittania: a chorographical description of Great Britain and Ireland by William Camden.

c 1724Waldron, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenPounsly

1756HistoryPouncely LaneBuxted The Beautiful
The Bounds of Buxted Parish against Framfield begin from the side of the old River, now fill'd up, below the Fulling Mill in Hempstead Bottoms, and go on by that River side 'till you come to the little River, and by the side of that Stream, 'till you come to the Hedge that divides Mr. Durrant's Land belonging to Streel, and then by his Hedge Side, 'till you come to the New Inclosure taken from Echin Wood, which is all in Buxted; and then along Mr. Durrant's Hedge again 'till you come to Echin Wood. Across Echin Wood leaving three fields between that and the Lane, 'till you come to the Lane again; and then up the Lane by the Hoath's Hedge Side 'till you come to the Hundred House, and thro' the Hundred House Field to Pouncely Lane; and along the High-Way to the Meeting House - across the Stream along the High-Way, and round Cornwall's House - down to that River Side, just above the Furnace Pond; and then up from the River to the House where King lived, the last in Buxted.

c 1825Waldron, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodPounsay

6th Jun 1841CensusCharles Evans, M, Head, age 36, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerCharles Evans, farm labourerPounsley1841 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Elizabeth Evans, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexElizabeth Evans
Emmey Evans, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexEmmey Evans

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Bradford, M, Head, age 36, born Sussex, occupation: farmerJohn Bradford, farmerPounsley1841 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Mary Bradford, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexMary Bradford
John Bradford, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexJohn Bradford
Thomas Bradford, M, [Relation], age 14, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerThomas Bradford
James Tingley, M, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJames Tingley
Mercy Stevens, F, age 16, born Sussex; occupation ServantMercy Stevens

6th Jun 1841CensusEdward Babcock, M, Head, age 63, born Sussex, occupation: farmerEdward Babcock, farmerPounsley1841 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Hannah Babcock, F, [Wife], age 62, born SussexHannah Babcock

6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Brooker, M, Head, age 31, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Brooker, farm labourerPounsley1841 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Harriet Brooker, F, [Wife], age 32, born SussexHarriett Brooker [Bones]
David Brooker, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexDavid Brooker
Kitte Brooker, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexKitty Novis [Brooker]
Anne Brooker, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexAnne Brooker
George Brooker, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexGeorge Brooker
Frances Brooker, F, [Daughter], age 1 month, born SussexFrances Brooker

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Homewood, M, Head, age 71, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Homewood, farmerPounsley1841 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Sarah Homewood, F, [Wife], age 62, born SussexSarah Homewood [Baker]
Selina Paine, F, age 12, born Sussex; occupation: servantSelina Paine

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Jeffery, M, Head, age 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Jeffery, farm labourerPounsley1841 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Mary Jeffery, F, [Wife], age 24, born SussexMary Jeffrey [Jillett]
John Jeffery, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexJohn Jeffery
Mary Jeffery, F, [Daughter], age 2, born SussexMary Jeffery
Frances Jillett, F, age 17, born SussexFrances Jillett

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Fielder, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Fielder, farm labourerPounsley1841 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Susanna Fielder, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexSusanna Fielder
George Fielder, M, [Son], age 17, born SussexGeorge Fielder
Trayton Fielder, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexTrayton Fielder
Susanna Fielder, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexSusanna Fielder
James Fielder, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexJames Fielder

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Garrett, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Garrett, farm labourerPounsley1841 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Sarah Garrett, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexSarah Garrett
Rhoda Garrett, F, [Daughter], age 14, born SussexRhoda Garrett
Agness Garrett, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexAgness Garrett
Alfred Garrett, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexAlfred Garrett
Abner Garrett, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexAbner Garrett
Stephen Garrett, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexStephen Garrett

6th Jun 1841CensusEdward Norman, M, Head, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation MillerEdward NormanPounsley1841 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Thomas Norman, M, [Relation], age 21, born Sussex; occupation MillerThomas Norman
Harriet Norman, F, [Relation], age 18, born SussexHarriet Norman
George Crowhurst, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Crowhurst, farm labourer
Mark Magget, M, age 14, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerMark Magget
Reuben Cottington, M, age 13, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerReuben Cottington
Sarah Jeffrey, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantSarah Jeffrey

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Cottington, farm labourerDog Kennell1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Cottington [Chatfield]
SonJohn Cottington
SonThomas Cottington
DaughterAnn Cottington
DaughterCharlotte Cottington
DaughterHannah Cottington
DaughterCharity Cottington

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Bishop, farm labourerPounsley1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
WifeMary Bishop
SonWilliam Bishop
DaughterMary Bishop
SonEdward Bishop
SonPeter Bishop
DaughterBarbara Bishop
SonSilas Bishop, butcher
DaughterCaroline Bishop
Mother-in-law; widowed; occupation NURSECatharine Wickham

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerThomas Wren, farm labourerPounsley1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
WifeAnn Wren [Mills]
Son; occupation Farm labourerThomas Wren
Son; occupation Farm labourerRobin Wren
Son; occupation Brick makerHarry Wren
Son; occupation SCHOLARAdam Wren
Son; occupation SCHOLARJohn Wren
Son; occupation SCHOLARBenjamin Wren

c 1875Blackboys & Pounsley, South of Buxted - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyPounsley

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Brown, M, Head, widowed, age 75, born Buxted; occupation Farm labourerJohn Brown, farm labourerBunch Bank1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Sarah Norman, F, Servant, widowed, age 41, born Isfield; occupation HousekeeperSarah Norman
James Norman, M, Son, age 12, born Buxted; occupation ScholarJames Norman

3rd Apr 1881CensusJoseph Baker, M, Head, married, age 35, born Mayfield; occupation: miller's labourerJoseph Baker, miller's labourerPounsley1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Mary Ann Baker, F, Wife, married, age 28, born BuxtedMary Anne Baker [Edwards]
Josiah Baker, M, Son, age 7, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarJoseph Baker
Emma Jane Baker, F, Daughter, age 6, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarEmma Jane Baker
Benjamin Baker, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarBenjamin Frederick Baker
John Robert Baker, M, Son, age 3, born BuxtedJohn Robert Baker
Kate Baker, F, Daughter, age 2, born BuxtedKate Baker
Florence Mary Baker, F, Daughter, age 6 m, born BuxtedFlorence Mary Baker

3rd Apr 1881CensusHerbert Clarke, M, Head, married, age 58, born Framfield, occupation: farmerHerbert Clarke, farmerRye Croft1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Anna Clarke, F, Wife, married, age 63, born MayfieldAnna Clarke

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Unstead, M, Head, married, age 58, born Waldron, employs 1 man and 2 boys; occupation FarmerWilliam UnsteadPounesly1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Eliza Unstead, F, Wife, married, age 58, born RotherfieldEliza Unstead
William Unstead, M, Son, single, age 22, born RotherfieldWilliam Unstead
Owen Unstead, M, Son, single, age 19, born RotherfieldOwen Unstead
Ansley Unstead, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born RotherfieldAnsley Unstead
Sarah Martin, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Rotherfield; occupation: servantSarah Martin
Josua Dann, M, Servant, widowed, age 68, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm servantJoshua Dann, farm labourer
James Bones, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Mayfield, occupation: farm servantJames Bones
George Baldock, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, occupation: farm servantGeorge Baldock

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Cottington, M, Head, married, age 50, born Buxted, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Cottington, farm labourerPounesly1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Lois Cottington, F, Wife, married, age 37, born MayfieldLois Cottington
Matilda Cottington, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born FramfieldMatilda Cottington
Tamar Cottington, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Framfield, occupation: scholarTamar Cottington
Alice Cottington, F, Daughter, age 8, born Framfield, occupation: scholarAlice Cottington
Victor Cottington, M, Son, age 6, born Framfield, occupation: scholarVictor Cottington
Emily Cottington, F, Daughter, age 3, born FramfieldEmily Cottington

3rd Apr 1881CensusCatch Cottington, M, Head, married, age 64, born Framfield, occupation: farm labourerCatch Cottington, farm labourerPounesly1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Charity Cottington, F, Wife, married, age 61, born FramfieldCharity Cottington

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrank King, M, Head, married, age 31, born Surrey; occupation: farmerFrank King, farmerPounesly1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Emma King, F, Wife, married, age 33, born DorsetEmma King
Emma King, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rusper; occupation: scholarEmma King
Frank King, M, Son, age 7, born Rusper; occupation: scholarFrank King
James King, M, Son, age 5, born Rusper; occupation: scholarJames King
George King, M, Son, age 3, born FramfieldGeorge King
Florence King, F, Daughter, age 1, born FramfieldFlorence King

3rd Apr 1881CensusSolomon Diplock, M, Head, married, age 52, born Framfield; occupation: farmer and carrierSoloman Diplock, farmer and carrierPounesly1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Matilda Diplock, F, Wife, married, age 38, born KentMatilda Diplock [Clinch]
Solomon Diplock, M, Son, single, age 18, born Framfield; occupation: farm labourerSolomon Diplock
Emma Diplock, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Framfield; occupation: scholarEmma Diplock
Ellen Diplock, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Framfield; occupation: scholarEllen Diplock
James Diplock, M, Son, single, age 5, born Framfield; occupation: scholarJames Diplock
Fanny Diplock, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born FramfieldFanny Diplock
Kate Diplock, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born FramfieldKate Diplock
Frank Diplock, M, Son, single, age 1, born FramfieldFrank Diplock

1888Directory entryClarke, Herbt., The Pitt, PounsleyThe Pitt, PounsleyBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryKnight, George, farmer, PoundsleyPoundsleyBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryUnstead, William, farmer, PoundsleyPoundsleyBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryDiplock, Soloman, carrier, PounceleyPounceleyBrooker's Guide

c 1899Blackboys & Pounsley, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyPounsley

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