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Brambletye Mill    Forest Row  East Grinstead  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1939Lost Mills Around East Grinstead by Ernest Straker, F.S.A. ⇒ p. 384

Historical records

c 1795Forest Row, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamMill

6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Sisley, M, Head, age 48; occupation Miller And FarmerRichard SisleyBrambletye House1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Deborah Sisley, F, [Relation], age 57, born SussexDeborah Sisley
Martha Sisley, F, [Relation], age 21, born SussexMartha Sisley
Deborah Sisley, F, [Relation], age 19, born SussexDeborah Sisley
Richard Sisley, M, [Relation], age 17, born Sussex; occupation MillerRichard Sisley
William Sisley, M, [Relation], age 15, born Sussex; occupation MillerWilliam Sisley
Nicolas Streatfield, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: servantNicholas Streatfield, farm labourer
Michael Waters, M, age 21, born Sussex; occupation ServantMichael Waters
William Heaver, M, age 14, born Sussex; occupation: servantWilliam Heaver

6th Jun 1841CensusHarriet Card, F, Head, age 17, born Sussex; occupation: servantHarriet Streatfield [Card]Brambletye House1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Matthew Richardson, M, age 44; occupation IndependentMatthew Richardson

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Gardner, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Gardiner, farmerMudbrooks1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Sarah Gardner, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexSarah Gardner
Thos Gardner, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexThomas Gardner
Sarah Heath, F, age 16, born Sussex; occupation: servantSarah Heath
Thomas Heath, M, age 28, born Sussex; occupation: servantThomas Heat, farm labourer
James Buckman, M, age 17, born Sussex, occupation: servantJames Buckman

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farmerPhilip Marchant, farmerBrambletye1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeSarah Frances Marchant [Saxby]
DaughterClara Marchant
DaughterCatherine Marchant
Servant, occupation: house servantLucy Bielby
Servant; occupation Farm labourerJohn Philcox
Servant; occupation: farm labourerHenry Mitchell
Servant; occupation: farm labourerRichard Dearing
Servant; occupation: farm labourerJames Newnham

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: farm labourerBenjamin Butcher, farm labourerBrambletye1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeAnn Butcher
SonJohn Butcher

1867Directory entryMellish James & Sons, farmers & millers, at Edenbridge & at, Brambletye farmBrambletye farmPost Office Directory

1867Directory entryMiles John, farmer & carpenter, Broadstone farmBroadstone farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryMellish James & Son, farmers & millers, at Edenbridge, Kent; &, Brambletye farmBrambletye farmPost Office Directory

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Mellish, M, Head, married, age 52, born Edenbridge, Kent, employs 5 men and 2 boys; occupation: farmerJames Mellish, farmerBrambletye Mill1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Harriet Mellish, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Cowden, KentHarriet Mellish
Harriette Mary Mellish, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born East GrinsteadHarriette Mary Mellish
Annie Mellish, F, Daughter, age 11, born East Grinstead; occupation: scholarAnnie Mellish
Margaret Cowdry, F, Cousin, single, age 50, born Lingfield, SurreyMargaret Cowdry
Jane Weeding, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Hartfield; occupation General ServantJane Weeding

1882Directory entryMellish James & Son, farmers & millers (water), Brambletye farmBrambletye farmKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Elmes, M, Head, married, age 65, born Ashton, Northamptonshire; occupation: railway gate manGeorge Elmes, railway gate manBrambletye Crossing1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Sarah Elmes, F, Wife, married, age 63, born Brighton, SussexSarah Elmes
Emma Elmes, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Hamsey, Sussex; occupation: dressmakerEmma Elmes

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Holmden, M, Head, married, age 48, born Tandridge, Surrey; occupation: farmer and millerCharles Holmden, farmer and millerBrambletye Mill House1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Susannah Holmden, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Godstone, SurreySusannah Holmden
Edith Holmden, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: governessEdith Holmden
Augustus Holmden, M, Son, single, age 18, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: agentAugustus Holmden
Theodore Holmden, M, Son, age 10, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarTheodore Holmden
Mary Todman, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantMary Todman

c 1899Forest Row and Brambletye House, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyCorn Mill

1914The Mill, BrambletyeThe Mill, Brambletye, Forest Row photographed by Martin SeriesPrivate collection

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