The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Fletching
Fletching is a parish on the River Ouse and is in the East Grinstead division of Sussex, in the hundred of Rushmonden, rape of Pevensey, rural deanery of Uckfield, archdeaconry of Lewes and diocese of Chichester. Fletching contains Piltdown, Sheffield Green and Sheffield Park. Fletching is 40 miles south of London
The population of Fletching in 1811 was 1,397; in 1851 was 1,914; in 1861 was 2,028; in 1871 was 2,155; in 1881 was 2,213; in 1891 was 2.446; in 1901 was 1,088; in 1911 was 1,116; in 1921 was 1,151; and in 1931 was 1,014
Fletching historical notes has been derived from the same sources to highlight Fletching's key events in chronological order

Parish & other records Before
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After
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6083Births12725633113314623849094315141207678182
3608Christenings12325433013413922034755376039634642
1126Marriages307274282868118184236160110810
445Deaths359531321237493615347305
462Burials259541323287894675347295
 
Books and other documents
Published Title, author and references
1828Sussex Trade Directory ⇒ entry
1833Sussex Trade Directory ⇒ entry
1835The History, Antiquities and Topography of the County of Sussex by Thomas Walker Horsfield, F.S.A.p. 377
1839Directory of Kent, Surrey & Sussex ⇒ entry
1849Historical and Architectural Notices of the Iron Works of the County of Sussex by Mark Antony Lowerp. 209
1851The Post Office Directory of Sussex by E. R. Kelly, M.A., F.S.S. ⇒ entry
1851Fletching, Parish and Church by The Rev. Spencer Dodd Wilde, Vicar ⇒ p. 231
1867The Post Office Directory of Sussex by E. R. Kelly, M.A., F.S.S. ⇒ entry
1870A Compendious History of Sussex - Volume I. by Mark Antony Lower, M.A.p. 183
1871The Parliamentarian Surveys of the County of Sussex by John Robert Daniel-Tyssen, F.S.A. ⇒ p. 203
1874The Post Office Directory of Sussex by E. R. Kelly, M.A., F.S.S. ⇒ entry
1882Kelly's Directory of Sussex by E. R. Kelly, M.A., F.S.S. ⇒ entry
1888Brooker's Guide and Directory for Uckfield and District ⇒ p. 113
1909English Homes and Villages (Kent & Sussex)
also published as
Tunbridge Wells and its Neighbourhood by Lady Hope ⇒ p. 133
1927The Sussex Highlands ⇒ p. 56
1931Wealden Iron by Ernest Straker ⇒ p. 415
2004The Manor of Duddleswell by Colin J HobbsManor records

People of note
Holroyd, John Baker, 1st Earl of Sheffield
(1735 - 1821)
Politician, writer and owner of Sheffield Park
       

Pictures 

Sheffield Place - 1778

Sheffield Place - 1779

Sheffield Park - 1787

Sheffield Place - c 1830

The Village - 1900

Danehill - 1904

Fletching Church - 1904
 

Church and Post Office - 1905

Fletching Church - 1908

Splaynes Green - 1911

Dane Hill - 1913

Danehill Church - 1915

High Street - c 1920
 

Fletching Maps

c 1724

c 1795

c 1825

c 1875
 

Sussex Maps

1610

1645

1695

1763

1st Sept 1787

1808

1840
 

1864
 

Places and properties in Fletching - a directory of homes, farms, churches, schools, inns, and other places of interest that existed prior to 1900 has been compiled from Post Office directories, Kelly's directories, Trade directories, Census data, Ordnance survey maps and books of the period
Churches, Inns,
Schools, Shops
and other places of interest
Advent Tabernacle Church, Piltdown
All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill
Baptist Chapel, Danehill
Beer House, Fletching Street
Black Dog Inn, Danewood Hill
Coach & Horses Public House, Chelwood Common
Danehill National School, Danehill
Fletching Day School
Fletching Mill [als Mill House], Mill Lane
Fletching National School
Greyhound Inn, Chelwood Common
Griffin Inn, Fletching Village
Horse and Barge Inn, Shortbridge
Kings Wood, Ketches Lane
Lamb Inn, Piltdown
Mark Street, Nutley
Nursery, Chelwood Common
Peacock Inn, Shortbridge
Perrymans [als Peremans] Hill, Sheffield Forest
Police Station, Fletching Street
Poor House, Splanes [als Splaynes, Splains, Spears] Green
Post Office
Red Lion Inn, Danehill
Red Lion Public House, Chelwood Gate
Rose & Crown Inn, Fletching Village
Royal Oak Inn, Danewood
Sharps Bridge, Shortbridge
Sheffield Arms, Sheffield Green
Sheffield Mill, Furners Green
Sheffield Park, Sheffield Green
Shortbridge Mill, Shortbridge
Shortbridge Wesleyan Chapel, Piltdown
St Andrew & St Mary Church
Star Inn, Piltdown
The Crocodile, Danehill
Vicarage, Fletching Village
Vicarage, Danehill
 
Roads and Streets
Chelwood
Chelwood Common
Chelwood Gate
Danehill
Danehill Lane
Danewood
Danewood Hill
Down Street, Down Street
Fletching Common
Fletching Street
Fletching Village
Furners Green
Grisling Common
Ketches Lane
Mill Lane
Pepper Alley
Rushton Road
Sheffield Bridges
Sheffield Forest
Sheffield Green
Shortbridge
Splanes [als Splaynes, Splains, Spears] Green
 
Homes and Farms
A-L
Aggens Cottage, Chelwood Common
Allchorns [als Allchins] Farm
Allens Farm, Sheffield Forest
Annwood [als Handwood] Farm, Sheffield Forest
Argus Farm, Shortbridge
Ashdown Cottage, Danehill
Atheralls Farm, Fletching Street
Barkham, Shortbridge
Batches, Chelwood Gate
Battens, Fletching Village
Birchgrove [als Bunchgrove, Bunts Grove, Bunce Grove], Chelwood Gate
Bishes Cottages, Grisling Common
Black Ven Farm, Down Street
Bonswick
Brewers Row, Rushton Road
Brick Works, Sheffield Green
Brickyard Farm, Shortbridge
Broadwater Pit, Sheffield Forest
Burchers Cottage, Chelwood Common
Burnt House Cottage, Chelwood Common
Butchersbarn, Danehill
Calvery Cottages, Fletching Street
Cannon Cottage
Carvers [als Carners] Farm
Caslens [als Castlemans] Common, Furners Green
Cat's Tails, Danehill
Chapel House, Chelwood Gate
Chelwood Farm, Chelwood Common
Chelwood Gate Cottages, Chelwood Gate
Chelwood House, Chelwood Gate
Chelwood House Farm, Chelwood Gate
Chelwood Lane, Chelwood
Chelwoodgate Farm, Chelwood Gate
Cherry Tree Cottage, Fletching Common
Christopher's Fields, Danehill
Church Farm, Fletching Village
Clapwater [als Claywater] Farm House
Clinton Lodge, Fletching Village
Clump Cottage, Pepper Alley
Colenfords, Chelwood
Colin Godmans Farm, Sheffield Forest
Cottendens, Fletching Common
Daleham
Danehill Brook, Danehill Lane
Danehill Farm, Danehill
Danehill Lodge, Danehill
Danehill Village Cottages, Danehill
Danehurst, Danehill
Danewood Cottages, Danewood
Divalls, Chelwood Gate
Down House, Danehill Lane
Down Street Cottage, Down Street
Down Street Farm, Down Street
Easons House
East Bridge, Splanes [als Splaynes, Splains, Spears] Green
East Farm, Danehill
Eggens [als Aggons] Farm, Chelwood Gate
Fairhazel, Shortbridge
Fleets
Fletching Common Farm, Fletching Common
Folly House, Chelwood Common
Franks Farn
Funnells Farm, Down Street
Gardener's Cottage, Danehill
Gazel Sloop, Shortbridge
Gidleigh, Danehill
Gilberts Cottages, Piltdown
Gill House, Fletching Common
Goldbridge Cottage, Shortbridge
Goldstraw, Piltdown
Gosses Farm, Chelwood Gate
Greenfield Farm, Chelwood
Hardwick House
Hawk Shaw, Sheffield Forest
Heaven Farm, Furners Green
Hoaths, Piltdown
Hobbs Cottage, Grisling Common
Holly, Chelwood Common
Holly Lodge, Grisling Common
Homesdale [als Homestall] Farm, Sheffield Forest
Hungry Hatch [als Netts Farm], Rushton Road
Isle of Thorns, Chelwood Gate
Jewels, Chelwood Common
Ketches [als Catches, Sketches] Farm, Ketches Lane
Kidborough [als Kidbrook, Kitboro, Cowsticks] Farm, Furners Green
Knabbs Farm, Fletching Village
Lamb Farm, Chelwood Common
Lamb's Rough
Laurel Cottage, Chelwood Common
Legs & Sedges Farm, Chelwood Common
Leopards, Piltdown
Lightrow, Sheffield Forest
Little Taylors Farm, Shortbridge
Lodge House, Danehill
 
Homes and Farms
M-Z
Mabbotts Farm, Chelwood Gate
Malling Down
Martins Cottage, Down Street
Mays Cottage, Fletching Village
Merrians [als Merrimans] Farm, Grisling Common
Merryfield Cottage, Fletching Street
Merryfield Villa, Fletching Street
Mill Cottages, Mill Lane
Mill Farm, Mill Lane
Mill House, Fords Green
Mill Lane Cottage, Danehill
Moaps Farm, Danehill
Moonlands
Moons Farm, Shortbridge
Morgans Farm, Shortbridge
Moses Farm
Mount House
Mount Noddy
Mount Pleasant, Piltdown
Moyses Farm, Sheffield Forest
Mules, Piltdown
Netherhall Farm, Mill Lane
New Cottage
New Road Cottage, Danehill
Newland Cottage, Chelwood Common
North Hall Farm, Sheffield Green
North Land Farm, Ketches Lane
North Northlands Farm, Danehill
Oak Ferror
Old Parsonage Hall, Chelwood Common
Parsonage Farm
Patcham Villa
Penfold Cottage, Danehill
Pepper Corner Farm, Pepper Alley
Pilt Down [als Grizeldens] Farm, Grisling Common
Police Station, Danehill
Pond House, Piltdown
Portmansford, Furners Green
Post Office, Danehill
Pound Farm, Sheffield Green
Press Ridge Warren, Chelwood Gate
Pricketts [als Prickells, Wickers] Hatch
Providence Cottage, Danehill
Relf, Fletching Village
Ripley Corner, Chelwood Common
Robins Cross, Fletching Street
Rock Cottage, Sheffield Forest
Rocks Cottage, Danewood
Rose Cottages, Danehill
Rose Hill Cottage, Chelwood Common
Rose Villas, Fletching Street
Ruff, Fletching Common
Rushton House, Piltdown
Ruttingham Farm, Down Street
School Hill, Chelwood Common
Scoggins
Scotts, Piltdown
Searles, Sheffield Forest
Shapes Cottage, Danehill
Sharps Farm, Shortbridge
Sheffield Lodge
Shocks Bank, Danehill
Shortbridge Farm, Shortbridge
Shortbridge House, Shortbridge
Skinners, Piltdown
Sliders [als Skidders] Farm, Furners Green
Smalfarm, Chelwood Common
Smalls Farm, Chelwood Gate
Smithy, Shortbridge
Snatts Cottage, Rushton Road
Snells, Rushton Road
Spratts, Rushton Road
Spring Farm, Splanes [als Splaynes, Splains, Spears] Green
Spring Farm, Chelwood Gate
Square Hall, Chelwood Gate
St Marys Home
Stephens Farm, Sheffield Forest
Stone Barn, Chelwood Common
Stone Cross, Grisling Common
Stone House, Chelwood Common
Stone Quarry, Chelwood Common
Streeters Farm
Stroods
Stumble Hole, Danehill
Tainters House, Shortbridge
Tanyard Farm, Sheffield Forest
Toll Gate, Sheffield Green
Turners Cottages, Chelwood Common
Vaughan Cottage
Vigers Cottage, Sheffield Forest
Waterloo Cottage, Piltdown
White House, Stumblewood Common
Whites House, Fletching Village
Windmill Hill Cottages, Danehill
Woodcock Farm, Down Street
Woodgate, Danehill
Woodgate [als Forest] Farm, Chelwood Common
Woods Cottage, Piltdown
Woolpack Farm, Sheffield Forest
Yew Tree Farm, Chelwood Common

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