The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Beacon [a.k.a. Chelwood Beacon] Farm  Chelwood Common  Chelwood  Maresfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1997The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 by Professor Brian Short ⇒ Notebook extract

Historical records

c 1724Nutley, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenBeacon

c 1795Peppingford Warren, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamBeacon Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Gander, M, Head, age 48, born Sussex; occupation: farmerWilliam Gander, farmerThe Beacon Farm1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Susannah Gander, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexSusannah Gander
Elizabeth Gander, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexElizabeth Gander
William Gander, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexWilliam Gander
John Gander, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexJohn Gander
Martha Gander, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexMartha Gander
George Gander, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexGeorge Gander
Jane Gander, F, [Daughter], age 2 months, born SussexJane Gander
William Box, M, age 16, born Sussex; occupation: servantWilliam Box
Philadelphia Smith, F, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: independentPhiladelphia Smith
Mary Smith, F, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: independentMary Smith

1851Foster, JessieJessie FosterBeacon FarmPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 1 person; occupation: farmerThomas Foster, farmerBeacon Farm1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Foster
SonFrederick Foster, labourer
Son; occupation: scholarGeorge Foster
DaughterJane Rose Foster
SonRichard Foster
VisitorAnn Stevenson

1874Directory entryPrevett William, farmer, Beacon's farm, Chelwood commonBeacon's farm, Chelwood commonPost Office Directory

c 1875Chelwood Common, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyBeacon Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Pearson, M, Head, married, age 32, born Surrey; occupation GardenerHenry PearsonBeacon Farm1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Lovenia Pearson, F, Wife, married, age 30, born SurreyLovenia Pearson
Gertrude E. Pearson, F, Daughter, age 10, born SurreyGertrude E. Pearson
Arthur J. Pearson, M, Son, age 4, born WalesArthur J. Pearson
Walter Pearson, M, Son, age 1, born CroydonWalter Pearson

1882Directory entryWormald Edward, The BeaconThe BeaconKelly's Directory

1882Directory entryPearson Henry, gardener to Edward Wormald esq., The BeaconThe BeaconKelly's Directory

1888Directory entryWormald, Edward, Esq., The Beacon, NutleyThe Beacon, NutleyBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryPearson, Henry, gardener, The Beacon, NutleyThe Beacon, NutleyBrooker's Guide

c 1899Chelwood Beacon & Chelwood Farm, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyChelwood Beacon

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