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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 350
1997The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 by Professor Brian Short ⇒ Notebook extract

Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Croucher, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: bailiffRichard Croucher, bailiffShawhurst Farm1841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Croucher, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexElisabeth Croucher
Edward Young, M, age 17, born Sussex; occupation ServantEdward Young

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: bailiffRichard Croucher, bailiffShawhurst1851 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
WifeElisabeth Croucher
Servant; occupation Farm LabourerCharles Hudson
Servant; occupation Farm LabourerWilliam Hudson, gardener

c 1875Gills Lap, Newbridge & Chuck Hatch, South West of Hartfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyShawhurst

3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Bennett, M, Head, married, age 56, born Maresfield, occupation: farm bailiffDavid Bennett, farm bailiffShawhurst1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Ann Bennett, F, Wife, married, age 49, born WorthAnn Bennett
Mary Bennett, F, Sister, single, age 69, born Maresfield, handicap: deafMary Bennett
William T. Taylor, M, Nephew, age 5, born East GrinsteadWilliam T. Taylor

c 1899Newbridge, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyShawhurst

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