The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Holtye      Hartfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 345
1931Wealden Iron by Ernest Straker ⇒ p. 230
1938The Sussex Weald and Other Poems by Reverend Albert J. Treloar, B.D. ⇒ Book p. 16

Places in Holtye
Bank Farm
Bassetts Farm
Beech Grove Cottages
Beeches [a.k.a. Two Fillets] Farm
Bell Gate
Burnt House
Chandlers Farm
Colebrook Cottages
Colstock
Colstock Toll House
Countess Thannets Alms House
Cullinghurst
Earwig Cottages
Elm Tree Cottages
Faulkners [a.k.a. Hogtrough] Farm
Faulkners Cottage
Furnace [a.k.a. Wallis's] Cottages
Hammerwood Lodge Gate House
Holtye Common
Holtye House
Jinks Cottage
Keepers Cottage
Kitford House
Little Cansiron [a.k.a. Swaysland]
Lodge
Lower Brockshill [a.k.a. Broxhill] Farm
Owls Croft
Palmers Cottage
Puckstye Farm
Ranters Cottages
Rats Castle [a.k.a. Cottage]
Rogers Town
Scraggs Farm
Shervmay Cottages
Smithy
St. Peter's Chapel
Stills Cottage
Sussex House Farm
Sweetwoods Farm
Terrace [a.k.a. Whatley] Cottages
Thanet Cottage
Tye Farm
Upper Brockshill [a.k.a. Broxhill, Old Marks] Farm
White House [also Horse] Farm & Inn
Wilverley
Historical records

1590 to 1598HistoryHoltye CommonSutton's Historical Notes
This [The Parish of Withyham] was an extensive manor. In a survey (32-40 Elizabeth) it includes the knoll by the church, extending from Withyham towards Summerford, between the road on the one side and the river on the other, to the Manor of Fiskeridge; afterwards by Hale Farm, Blackham Common (now enclosed), Willets Farm, bounded by the Kent Water; along by Holywych, the Sussex House Farm, Holtye Common, extending a little way into the Parish of East Grinstead on the right, over to the Beeches Farm and Bassetts, towards Hartfield and to Hodore.

1816BirthJohn Miles, farm labourerHoltyeJoy Chittenden's records

1818BirthMary Ann Huntley [Miles]HoltyeJoy Chittenden's records

1820BirthSusanna MilesHoltyeJoy Chittenden's records

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Reed, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerGeorge ReadHouse, No 11841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Reed, F, [Wife], age 24, born SussexElizabeth Read
William Reed, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexWilliam Read
Mary Reed, F, [Daughter], age 6 monthsMary Read
Edward Richardson, M, age 70 to 74, born Sussex; occupation PauperEdward Richardson

6th Jun 1841CensusPhilidelphia Reed, F, Head, age 60 to 64, born SussexPhilidelphia ReedHouse, No 21841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
John Reed, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJohn Reed
James Reed, M, [Son], age 14, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJames Reed

1851Whatley, MissesMisses WhatleyHoltyPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: trampUriah Cooper, trampTent1851 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Wife, occupation: trampMary Cooper
Daughter, occupation: trampHarriett Cooper

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: trampJohn King, trampHoltye1851 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Wife; occupation: trampCaroline King
Son; occupation: trampJames King

1874Directory entryBaldwin Richard, shopkeeper & carrier, Holtye commonHoltye commonPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryGullver John, White Horse, & farmer, Holtye commonHoltye commonPost Office Directory

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Wenman, M, Head, married, age 45, born Hastings; occupation HawkerCharles WenmanTravelling Van Holtye1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Henry Wenman, M, Son, single, age 15, born Tonbridge; occupation HawkerHenry Wenman
Prescilla Wenman, F, Daughter, age 13, born Pevensey; occupation HawkerPrescilla Wenman
Caleb Wenman, M, Son, age 9, born LingfieldCaleb Wenman
John Wenman, M, Son, age 5, born SurreyJohn Wenman
Sampson Wager, M, Lodger, widowed, age 63, born Derbyshire; occupation CarpenterSampson Wager

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Brazill, M, Head, married, age 69, occupation: hawkerJohn Brazill, hawkerTravelling Van Holtye1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Prescilla Brazill, F, Wife, married, age 53, occupation: hawkerPrescilla Brazill
Matthew Brazill, M, Son, married, age 34, occupation: hawkerMatthew Brazill
Selina Brazill, F, Daughter-in-law, married, age 32, born Hampshire, occupation: hawkerSelina Brazill
William Brazill, M, Son, married, age 24, occupation: hawkerWilliam Brazill
Caroline Brazill, F, Daughter-in-law, married, age 22, occupation: hawkerCaroline Brazill
Cordelia Brazill, F, Granddaughter, age 13Cordelia Brazill
James Brazill, M, Grandson, age 11James Brazill
Henry Brazill, M, Grandson, age 3Henry Brazill
Fanny Brazill, F, Granddaughter, age 2, born BurwashFanny Brazill
Moses Brazill, M, Grandson, age 1, born PemburyMoses Brazill

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Couper, M, Head, single, age 65, born Essex, occupation: broom makerJames Couper, broom makerPerry Hill Lane1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Ann Moon, F, Servant, widowed, age 57, born Essex; occupation: servantAnn Moon

5th Apr 1891CensusRichard Baldwin, M, Head, married, age 60, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: grocer and farmerRichard Baldwin, grocer and carrierHoltye Shop1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Mary Baldwin, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Fletching, SussexMary Baldwin [Turner]
Ada M Baldwin, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born Hartfield, SussexAda Mary Baldwin
Sydney Baldwin, M, Son, single, age 25, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenterSydney Baldwin
Horace Baldwin, M, Son, single, age 23, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonHorace Baldwin
Percy Baldwin, M, Son, single, age 19, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonPercy Baldwin
Laura Baldwin, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Hartfield, SussexLaura Baldwin
Nellie Baldwin, F, Daughter, age 15, born Hartfield, SussexNellie Baldwin
Minnie Baldwin, F, Daughter, age 12, born Hartfield, SussexMinnie Baldwin
Ada M Lovegrove, F, Visitor, single, age 29, born Bracknell, Berkshire; occupation: ladysmaidAda M Lovegrove

5th Apr 1891CensusLiberty Durrant, M, Head, married, age 29, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: no occupationLiberty DurrantBaldwins Shed1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Glover, M, Head, married, age 35, born Stone, Kent; occupation: travelling hawkerJames Glover, travelling hawkerCaravan on Holtye Common1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Albina Glover, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Iden, SussexAlbina Glover
Bessie A Glover, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Wittersham, KentBessie A Glover
John Glover, M, Son, single, age 6, born Rye, SussexJohn Glover
Eva Glover, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Rye, SussexEva Glover
Bertie Glover, M, Son, single, age 2, born Rye, SussexBertie Glover

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Smith, M, Head, married, age 28, born N/K; occupation: travelling tinkerJohn Smith, travelling tinkerCaravan on Holtye Common1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Julia Smith, F, Wife, married, age 25, born N/KJulia Smith
Phoeba Smith, F, Daughter, age 3Phoeba Smith
Mary Smith, F, Daughter, age 10 monthsMary Smith

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Brooker, M, Head, married, age 43, born Horsham, Sussex; occupation: travellerJames Brooker, travellerCaravan and tent, Holtye1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Ann Brooker, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Horsham, SussexAnn Brooker
Henry Brooker, M, Son, single, age 13, born N/KHenry Brooker
William Brooker, M, Son, age 11, born N/KWilliam Brooker
John Brooker, M, Son, age 9, born N/KJohn Brooker
Joseph Brooker, M, Son, age 5, born N/KJoseph Brooker
Harriett Brooker, F, Daughter, age 3, born N/KHarriett Brooker
James Brooker, M, Son, age 3 months, born N/KJames Brooker

5th Apr 1891CensusFredk Wenman, M, Head, married, age 41, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: Hawker and horse dealerFredk WenmanCaravan on Holtye Common1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Patience Wenman, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Yalding, KentPatience Wenman
Fredk Wenman, M, Son, single, age 16, born N/KFredk Wenman
William Wenman, M, Son, age 14, born N/KWilliam Wenman
Charles Wenman, M, Son, age 11, born N/KCharles Wenman
Patience Wenman, F, Daughter, age 9, born N/KPatience Wenman
Susana Wenman, F, Daughter, age 5, born N/KSusana Wenman
Jane Wenman, F, Daughter, age 1, born N/KJane Wenman

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Beaney, M, Head, married, age 43, born East Grinstead, Sussex, occupation: horse dealer and general jobberJohn Beaney, horse dealer and general jobberCaravan on Holtye Common1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Phoeba Beaney, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Uckfield, SussexPhoeba Beaney
Sarah Ann Beaney, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Withyham, SussexSarah Ann Beaney
Maria Beaney, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Withyham, SussexMaria Beaney
Charity Beaney, F, Daughter, age 13, born Withyham, SussexCharity Beaney
Jeanette Beaney, F, Daughter, age 8, born Hartfield, SussexJeanette Beaney
Fanny Beaney, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tonbridge, KentFanny Beaney
Genita Beaney, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tonbridge, KentGenita Beaney

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Knight, M, Head, married, age 35, born N/K; occupation: travelling sweeperJohn Knight, travelling sweeperCaravan on Holtye Common1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Fanny Knight, F, Wife, married, age 35, born SussexFanny Knight
John Knight, M, Son, single, age 74, born N/KJohn Knight
Robert Knight, M, Son, age 12, born N/KRobert Knight
George Knight, M, Son, age 10, born N/KGeorge Knight
Frank Knight, M, Son, age 2, born N/KFrank Knight
Leonard Knight, M, Son, age 2 months, born N/KLeonard Knight
Edward Knight, M, Son, age 4, born N/KEdward Knight

c 1900The Almshouse, HoltyeThe Almshouse, Holtye, HartfieldPrivate collection

10th Feb 1900BirthMargaret Mary PiperHoltyeJohn Piper's records

c 1910Holtye CommonHoltye Common, HartfieldPrivate collection

1912Old Marks, HoltyeOld Marks, Holtye, HartfieldPrivate collection

1940Holtye CommonHoltye Common, HartfieldPrivate collection

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