The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Tanyard [a.k.a. Mark House] Farm    Mark Cross  Rotherfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 281

Historical records

c 1825Mark Cross, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodMark House

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Wickens, M, Head, age 48, born Sussex; occupation FarmerGeorge Wickens, farmerMark House1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Wickens, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexMary Wickens [Manser]
Charles Wickens, M, [Son], age 23, born SussexCharles Wickens
Harriet Wickens, F, [Daughter], age 18, born SussexHarriet Tooth [Wickens]
Georgiana Wickens, F, [Daughter], age 15, born SussexGeorgiana Wickens
Samuel Wickens, M, [Son], age 14, born SussexSamuel Wickens, master tanner
Frederick Wickens, M, [Son], age 11, born SussexFrederick Nimrod Wickens, farmer
Alexander Wickens, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexAlexander Wickens, coal merchant
Julia Wickens, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexJulia Nancy Wickens, farmer
Walter Wickens, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexWalter William Wickens
Lodger; occupation Farm labourerEdward Seamer
Edward Seamer, M, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerEdward Seamer
Henry Bones, M, age 24, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerHenry Bones, gardener
Martha Rapell, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation ServantMartha Rapell
Philadelphia Rogers, F, age 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantPhiladelphia Martin [Rogers]
Samuel Underhill, M, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerSamuel Underhill

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation FarmerGeorge Wickens, farmerMark House1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeMary Wickens [Manser]
DaughterGeorgiana Wickens
Son; occupation Land surveyorFrederick Nimrod Wickens, farmer
DaughterJulia Nancy Wickens, farmer
SonWalter William Wickens
GranddaughterAda Wickens
Visitor; occupation DressmakerMaria Storton
Father-in-law; widowedThomas Manser
Servant; occupation General ServantPhilla Roberts
Servant; occupation: general servantIsabel Gorringe

1867Directory entryNoakes Walter, farmer & sheep & cattle salesman, Tanyard farmTanyard farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryNoakes Walter, farmer, Tanyard farm, Mark CrossTanyard farm, Mark CrossPost Office Directory

c 1875Mark Cross, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyTanyard Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Groombridge, M, Head, married, age 64, born Frant; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Groombridge, bailiffTan Yard Cottage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sophia Groombridge, F, Wife, married, age 59, born RotherfieldSophia Groombridge [Camfield]
George Groombridge, M, Son, single, age 24, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Homewood Groombridge, farm labourer
William Groombridge, M, Son, single, age 18, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Henry Groombridge, farm labourer
John Groombridge, M, Son, single, age 14, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerJohn Richard Groombridge

3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Noakes, M, Head, married, age 43, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: farm bailiffWalter Noakes, farm bailiffMark House1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Noakes, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Horsted KeynesElizabeth Noakes [Payte] [Warnett]
John M. Paite, M, Step Son, married, age 30, born Mayfield; occupation Land surveyorJohn M Payte
Emma Paite, F, Step Daughter, married, age 23, born Tunbridge WellsEmma Payte
Mary E. Payte (Paite), F, Gran Daughter, age 11 m, born RotherfieldElizabeth Mary Payte
Emily Blackman, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Mayfield, occupation: domestic servantEmily Blackman

1882Directory entryNoakes Walter, farm bailiff to George Walnut, Tanyard farmTanyard farmKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Groombridge, M, Head, married, age 28, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Henry Groombridge, farm labourerTan Yard Cottage1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Emily J Groombridge, F, Wife, married, age 20, born Rotherfield, SussexEmily Jane Groombridge [Banks]
John H Groombridge, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexJohn H. Groombridge
Sophia Groombridge, F, Mother, widowed, age 68, born Rotherfield, SussexSophia Groombridge [Camfield]
John Groombridge, M, Brother, single, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: domestic gardenerJohn Richard Groombridge

5th Apr 1891CensusWalter Noakes, M, Head, married, age 53, born T. Wells, Kent; occupation: farm bailiffWalter Noakes, farm bailiffTan Yard Farm1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
John M Payte, M, Stepson, married, age 40, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Valuer and surveyorJohn M Payte
Emma Payte, F, Stepson's Wife, married, age 30, born T. Wells, KentEmma Payte
Elizabeth M Payte, F, Stepson Daughter, age 10, born Mark Cross, Sussex; occupation ScholarElizabeth Mary Payte
Katharine E Payte, F, Stepson's Daughter, age 9, born Mark Cross, Sussex; occupation ScholarKatharine E Payte
John N Payte, M, Stepson Son, age 4, born Mark Cross, SussexJohn N Payte
Harford W P Payte, M, Stepson's Son, age 2, born Mark Cross, SussexHarford W P Payte
Bernard Payte, M, Stepson's Son, age 9 months, born Mark Cross, SussexBernard Payte

2nd Apr 1911CensusMary Ann Knight, F, Head, widow, age 62, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerMary Ann WickensTanyard Farm, Mark Cross1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
William Ernest Knight, M, Son, single, age 21, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son working on farmWilliam Ernest Knight, publican
Sarah Field Buss, F, Mother, widow, age 82, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Field Buss [Wickens]
Obed Muddle, M, Son-in-law, married, age 32, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: builderObed Muddle
Rhoda Muddle, F, Daughter, married 9 years, age 31, born Rotherfield, SussexRhoda Muddle
Sidney Wilfred Muddle, M, Grandson, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: schoolSidney Wilfred Muddle
Voilet Elizabeth Muddle, F, Granddaughter, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, KentVoilet Elizabeth Muddle

2nd Apr 1911CensusWalter Noakes, M, Head, widower, age 73, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: retired farmerWalter Noakes, retired farmerTanyard Farm, Mark Cross1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex

2nd Apr 1911CensusCaroline Fenner, F, Head, widow, age 60, born Mayfield, SussexCaroline FennerTanyard Cottage, Mark Cross1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Elizabeth Fenner, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperMary Elizabeth Fenner

2001TodayMarkhouse Farm

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