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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 344
1997The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 by Professor Brian Short ⇒ Notebook extract

Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Gibbs, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farmerGeorge Gibbs, farmerHartfield Grove1841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Gibbs, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29Elizabeth Gibbs

6th Jun 1841CensusBenjamin Gibbs, M, Head, age 28, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerBenjamin Gibbs, farm labourerHartfield Grove1841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Mary Gibbs, F, [Wife], age 24, born SussexMary Gibbs

1851Langton, Rev. CharlesReverend Charles LangtonHartfield GrovePost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation GardenerWilliam Wicken, gardenerHartfield Lodge1851 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Wicken [Sayers]
DaughterUnnamed female Wicken
FatherJohn Wicken, farm labourer

1867Directory entryMorris Col. John William, The GroveThe GrovePost Office Directory

1874Directory entryMelville Michael Sinning, The GroveThe GrovePost Office Directory

c 1875Ashdown Park, West of Hartfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyHartfield Grove

3rd Apr 1881CensusNoah Collins, M, Head, married, age 30, born Chailey, occupation: labourerNoah Collins, labourerForest Grove1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Lucy Collins, F, Wife, married, age 24, born MaresfieldLucy Collins
William Collins, M, Son, age 5, born Hartfield, occupation: scholarWilliam Collins
Alfred Collins, M, Son, age 1, born HartfieldAlfred Collins

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Roadnight, M, Head, married, age 27, born Berkshire; occupation CoachmanGeorge RoadnightThe Grove Lodge1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Isabella Roadnight, F, Wife, married, age 28, born NorthumberlandIsabella Roadnight
Frederick Roadnight, M, Nephew, age 7, born Middlesex; occupation ScholarFrederick Roadnight

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Ashton, M, Head, married, age 48, born Lancashire; occupation farm bailiffJohn Ashton, farm bailiffThe Grove Lodge1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Ann Ashton, F, Wife, married, age 48, born LancashireAnn Ashton
Ellen Ashton, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Cheshire; occupation dressmakerEllen Ashton
John Ashton, M, Son, age 15, born Cheshire; occupation gardenerJohn Ashton
James W. Ashton, M, Son, age 13, born Speldhurst; occupation scholarJames W. Ashton
Howard Ashton, M, Son, age 9, born Speldhurst; occupation scholarHoward Ashton
Harry Ashton, M, Son, age 8, born Speldhurst; occupation scholarHarry Ashton
Robert B. Ashton, M, Son, age 4, born Kent; occupation scholarRobert B. Ashton

3rd Apr 1881CensusEliza Hammond, F, Head, widowed, age 49, born Essex; occupation: cookEliza HammondLodge1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
John Hammond, M, Son, single, age 20, born Lancashire; occupation: groomJohn Hammond

3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert Melville, M, Head, married, age 40, born Africa; occupation: barristerRobert Melville, barristerThe Grove1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Agnes Melville, F, Wife, married, age 34, born DevonAgnes Melville
Elizabeth P.F. Melville, F, Daughter, age 9, born MiddlesexElizabeth P.F. Melville
Robert G. Melville, M, Son, age 8, born MiddlesexRobert G. Melville
Michael C.H. Melville, M, Son, age 7, born MiddlesexMichael C.H. Melville
John Melville, M, Son, age 5, born MiddlesexJohn Melville
William W. Melville, M, Son, age 4, born HartfieldWilliam W. Melville
Arthur C. Melville, M, Son, age 2, born MiddlesexArthur C. Melville
Agnes H. Melville, F, Daughter, age 1, born MiddlesexAgnes H. Melville
Alexander N. Melville, M, Son, age 2 m, born MiddlesexAlexander N. Melville
Mary E. Day, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Isle of Wight; occupation: school teacherMary E. Day
Frances Fletcher, F, Servant, married, age 40, born Middlesex; occupation: nurseFrances Fletcher
Harriett Fanford, F, Servant, single, age 37, born Devon; occupation: cookHarriett Fanford
Emily Suell, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation NurseEmily Suell
Blanch Wood, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Suffolk; occupation MaidBlanch Wood
Sarah A. Ashton, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Cheshire; occupation nurseSarah A. Ashton
Elizabeth J. Rawden, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Devon; occupation NurseElizabeth J. Rawden
Elizabeth Wesding, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Maresfield; occupation MaidElizabeth Wesding

1882Directory entryMelville Robert, Hartfield groveHartfield groveKelly's Directory

1882Directory entryEdwards George, farmer, auctioneer & valuer, road surveyor & coal & coke merchant, Hartfield houseHartfield houseKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusWalter Youmans, M, Head, married, age 40, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: GardenerWalter YoumansGardeners Cottage, The Grove Lodge1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Louisa Youmans, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Farnham, SurreyLouisa Youmans
Emily J Youmans, F, Daughter, age 9, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: ScholarEmily J Youmans
Robert H Youmans, M, Son, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: ScholarRobert H Youmans
Alice L M Youmans, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: ScholarAlice L M Youmans
Any F Youmans, F, Daughter, age 3, born Hartfield, SussexAny F Youmans
Daisy M Youmans, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hartfield, SussexDaisy M Youmans

c 1899Hartfield Grove, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyHartfield Grove

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