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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1835The History, Antiquities and Topography of the County of Sussex by Thomas Walker Horsfield, F.S.A.p. 362
1851Church of St. Thomas a Becket, Framfield by The Rev. Henry Rosehurst Hoare ⇒ p. 298

Historical records

c 1724Plashet Park, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenBentley Park

c 1724East Hoathly, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenBentley

1763A New Map of [North] SussexA New Map of [North] Sussex by Thomas KitchinBentleyThomas Kitchin
Thomas Kitchin, an engraver and publisher from c.1738 to 1776, held the appointment of Hydrographer to the King. His output was prolific. He engraved the maps of the British and French dominions in North America by John Mitchell (1755), which was used at the peace coucil at the end of the revolutionary war. In his later years he worked with his son (hence senior after his name in the c.1755 edition of the Small English Atlas). He died in 1784.

c 1795East Hoathly, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamBently

c 1825East Hoathly, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodBentley Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Jenner, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farmerThomas Jenner, farmeerBentley1841 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Ann Jenner, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexAnn Jenner
Margaret Jenner, F, [Daughter], age 2, born SussexMargaret Jenner
William Mancer, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantWilliam Mancer
Thomas Jones, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantThomas Jones
David Deacon, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantDavid Deacon
Mary Hartfield, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantMary Hartfield
Sarah Brown, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantSarah Brown

1851Jenner, ThomasThomas Jenner, farmeerBentley FarmPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: gamekeeperJames Weston, gamekeeperBentley1851 Census
Framfield, Sussex
WifeLucy Weston
Visitor; occupation: nursePhiladelphia Harmer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerEdward Hartfield, farm labourerBentley1851 Census
Framfield, Sussex
WifeHannah Hartfield
Daughter; occupation: scholarNaomi Hartfield

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 12 people; occupation: farmerThomas Jenner, farmeerBentley Farm1851 Census
Framfield, Sussex
WifeAnn Jenner
Daughter; occupation: scholarMargaret Jenner
Son; occupation: scholarTom Jenner
Niece; occupation: assistantEllen Jenner
Servant; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Hobbs, farm labourer
Servant; occupation: farm labourerHenry Hobbs, farm labourer
Servant; occupation: house servantAgnes Garrett
Servant; occupation House servantLucy Welfare

1867Directory entryKeene Philip, farmer, Bentley's farmBentley's farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryChurches John, farmer, Bentley farmBentley farmPost Office Directory

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Bean, M, Head, married, age 43, born Isfield, occupation: farm bailiffThomas Bean, farm bailiffBentley1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Zezia Bean, F, Wife, married, age 42, born SurreyZezia Bean
Ada Cable Bean, F, Daughter, age 8, born Little Horsted, occupation: scholarAda Cable Bean

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdmund Levett, M, Head, married, age 58, born East Hoathly; occupation: shepherdEdmund Levett, shepherdBentley Cottage1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Matilda Levett, F, Wife, married, age 54, born WistonMatilda Levett
Ellen Levett, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Hailsham; occupation: dressmakerEllen Levett

3rd Apr 1881CensusFredk. Plummer, M, Head, married, age 26, born East Hoathly; occupation Farm labourerFrederick PlummerBentley Cottage1881 Census
Framfield, Sussex
Ann Plummer, F, Wife, married, age 22, born LaughtonAnn Plummer
George Clark, M, Boarder, single, age 19, born Little Horsted, occupation: gamekeeperGeorge Clark

1882Directory entryPalmer George, farmer, Bentley farmBentley farmKelly's Directory

1888Directory entryPalmer, Geo., farmer, Bently farmBently farmBrooker's Guide

c 1899Halland, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyBentley Farm

1936Bentley FarmBentley Farm, FramfieldWolseley's Bentley

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