The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
George Inn  Church Street [a.k.a. Church Road]  Rotherfield Village  Rotherfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 293

Historical records

13th Sep 1593Occupation OwnerJohn RigfordGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

1638 to 1640Occupation OwnerWilliam AllenGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

1640 to 1658Occupation OwnerJohn AllenGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

1670 to 1680Occupation OwnerWilliam AllynGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

1680 to 1688Occupation OwnerWilliam DownardGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

1688 to 1693Occupation OwnerMary DownardGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

1693 to 1697Occupation OwnerAnthony ColeGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

1697 to 1710Occupation OwnerNicholas PalmerGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

1710 to 1712Occupation OwnerWidow PalmerGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

1712 to 1720Occupation OwnerEdward DownardGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

1720 to 1727Occupation OwnerSarah MooneGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

1727 to 1729Occupation OwnerMrs UsherwoodGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

1729 to 1768Occupation OwnerJohn MooneGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

1768 to 1790Occupation OwnerWilliam MooneGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

1790 to 1806Occupation OwnerJohn MooneGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

1806 to 1814Occupation OwnerJames MooneGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

after 22nd Aug 1814Occupation OwnerSamuel WickinsGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

1834 to 1835Occupation TenantJames HallGeorge InnPullein's Rotherfield

26th Feb 1839Rotherfield - 1839Edward J. Tompsett (occupier) and George Wickens (owner)John Edward Tompsett, schoolmasterGeorge Inn, Public House Stabling etc. (0 acres 0 roods 19 perches) plot 3133Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Tompsett, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation PublicanJohn Edward Tompsett, schoolmasterGeorge Inn1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Tompsett, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexMary Tompsett [Wallis]
Edwin Richardson, M, age 5, born SussexEdwin Richardson
Ellen Latter, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantEllen Latter
Thomas Horsecraft, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantThomas Horsecraft

1851Filtness, Henry; occupation: innkeeperHenry Filtness, innkeeperGeorgePost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 1 person; occupation: innkeeperHenry Filtness, innkeeperVillage [George Inn]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeHarriott Filtness
DaughterMary Filtness
SonFrederick Filtness
DaughterFanny Filtness
Servant; occupation: general servantHarriett Hyder [Card]
Servant, occupation: general servantMary Cornwall

7th Apr 1861CensusHenry Filtness, M, Head, married, age 40, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper and farmer of 9 acresHenry Filtness, innkeeper and farmerGeorge1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Harriet Filtness, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Fletching, SussexHarriet Filtness
Mary Filtness, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Filtness
Fanny Filtness, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFanny Filtness
Ellen Filtness, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEllen Filtness
Bertha Filtness, F, Daughter, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarBertha Filtness
Sarah Filtness, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarSarah Filtness
George Filtness, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexGeorge Filtness
William Filtness, M, Son, age 8m, born Rotherfield, SussexWilliam Filtness
John Leney, M, Servant, widowed, age 54, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: ostlerJohn Leney

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Moon, M, Head, married, age 41, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: licensed victuallerWilliam Moon, gardenerGeorge Inn1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary A Moon, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Speldhurst, KentMary Ann Moon [Weller]
Mary A Payne, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: general servantMary A. Payne

2nd Apr 1871CensusStephen Moyce, M, Lodger, married, age 60, born Magdalen, Norfolk; occupation: surgeon (L.S.A.)Stephen MoyceGeorge Inn1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex

1874Directory entryFiltness Henry, The GeorgeThe GeorgePost Office Directory

c 1875Catts Corner, Town Row, Horse Grove & Cottage Hill, Rotherfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyGeorge Inn

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Filtness, M, Head, married, age 59, born Frant; occupation Licensed VictuallerHenry Filtness, innkeeperGeorge Inn1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Harriet Filtness, F, Wife, married, age 60, born FletchingHarriott Filtness
Ellen Filtness, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Rotherfield; occupation General ServantEllen Filtness
Bertha Filtness, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Rotherfield; occupation General ServantBertha Filtness
Sarah Tully, F, Daughter, married, age 24, born RotherfieldSarah Jane Tully [Filtness]
Sarah Tully, F, Daughter, married, age 24, born RotherfieldSarah Jane Tully [Filtness]
William Filtness, M, Son, single, age 20, born Rotherfield; occupation BarmanWilliam Filtness
Bertha Tully, F, Gr Daughter, age 3, born TonbridgeBertha Tully
John Tully, M, Gr Son, age 2, born TonbridgeJohn Tully
Henry Tully, M, Gr Son, age 3 m, born TonbridgeHenry Tully
William Cullingworth, M, Boarder, married, age 57, born Yorkshire, occupation: cabinet makerWilliam Cullingworth
George Bull, M, Boarder, married, age 29, born Middlesex, occupation: cabinet makerGeorge Bull

1882Directory entryFiltness Henry, The GeorgeThe GeorgeKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusRobert Vigor, M, Head, married, age 52, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation InnkeeperRobert Vigor, butcher and farmerGeorge Inn, High Street1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Alice Vigor, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Warbleton, SussexAlice Vigor [Lavender]
Emily Jane Vigor, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation BarmaidEmily Jane Vigor
Alice Maude Buckle, F, Granddaughter, age 3, born Bury St Edmunds, SuffolkAlice Maude Buckle
Charles Bexhill, M, Servant, single, age 30, born Sedlescombe, Sussex, occupation: ostlerCharles Bexhill

1917The VillageThe Village, Rotherfield photographed by Valentine's seriesGeorge InnPrivate collection

2001TodayGeorge House

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