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Argos Hill Windmill in 1936
Argos Hill Windmill in 1936
This is a splendid mill, and it is a great pity it is not in use. It is situated on Argos Hill, which is on the left of the road to Tunbridge Wells, about a mile north after leaving Mayfield. It is reached by a lane turning off to the left shortly after the road crosses the railway line, and it stands in a field on the right-hand side of this lane.
extract from Hemming's Windmills

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1936Windmills in Sussex by Peter Hemming ⇒ p. 45

Historical records

c 1825South of Crowborough, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodArgos Mill

6th Jun 1841CensusAaron Weston, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: millerAaron Weston, millerArgos Hill1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Eliza Weston, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexEliza Weston [Dann]
Aaron Weston, M, [Son], age 17, born SussexAaron Weston, master miller
Lucy Weston, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexLucy Duplock [Weston]
Nathan Weston, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexNathan Weston, grocer and draper
John Weston, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexJohn Weston, miller
Joel Weston, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexJoel Weston, draper and grocer
Ruth Weston, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexRuth Harriet Smith [Weston]
Esli Weston, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexEsli Weston, master draper and grocer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 2 people; occupation: farmer and millerAaron Weston, millerArgos Hill Mill1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeEliza Weston [Dann]
Son; occupation: millerJames Weston, farm labourer
DaughterLucy Duplock [Weston]
Son; occupation: millerJohn Weston, miller
DaughterRuth Harriet Smith [Weston]
Son; occupation: scholarEsli Weston, master draper and grocer
Servant; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Moon, farm labourer

1867Directory entryWeston Aaron, miller, Argos hillArgos hillPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryWeston Aaron, miller, Argos hillArgos hillPost Office Directory

c 1875Castle Hill, Gravelhill & Argos Hill, South of Rotherfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyArgos Hill Windmill

3rd Apr 1881CensusAaron Weston, M, Head, married, age 57, born Mayfield; occupation: master millerAaron Weston, master millerArgos Hill Miller1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Frances Caroline Weston, F, Wife, married, age 48, born MayfieldFrances Caroline Weston [Hicks]
Luther Weston, M, Nephew, age 14, born TicehurstLuther Weston
Adam William Sandhurst, M, Servant, single, age 26, born Warbleton; occupation Miller's assistantAdam William Sandhurst
Henry Packham, M, Servant, single, age 23, born Rotherfield; occupation: miller's assistantHenry Packham

1882Directory entryWeston Aaron, miller, Argos hillArgos hillKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusRaymond Weston, M, Head, married, age 31, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: miller and farmerRaymond Weston, miller and farmerMill House, Argos Hill1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ann Weston, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Mayfield, SussexAnn Weston [Groombridge]
Frances C Weston, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexFrances Caroline Weston
Victoria A Cornwall, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantVictoria A Cornwall
Joel Avery, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: assistant millerJoel Avery

1911Argos HillArgos Hill, Rotherfield photographed by F.A. ManwaringArgos Hill WindmillPrivate collection

1936Argos Hill WindmillArgos Hill Windmill, RotherfieldHemming's Windmills

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