The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Coombe Banks      Uckfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1888Brooker's Guide and Directory for Uckfield and District ⇒ p. 26

Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusEmilius Clayton, M, Head, age 35 to 39, occupation: independentEmilius ClaytonCoombe Banks1841 Census
Uckfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Clayton, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34Eliza Clayton [Hazlewood]
John Bubb, M, age 35 to 39, occupation: independentJohn Bubb
Elizabeth Cook, F, age 30 to 34, occupation: servantElizabeth Cook
Eliza Hill, F, age 15 to 19; occupation: servantEliza Hill

1851Streatfeild, Rev. John; occupation: rectorReverend John Streatfeild, A.M., perpetuate curateCoombe BanksPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed; occupation: perpetuate curateReverend John Streatfeild, A.M., perpetuate curateCoombe Banks1851 Census
Uckfield, Sussex
DaughterCatherine Jane Streatfeild
DaughterEllen Scott Streatfeild
Sister; occupation: fundholderJane Streatfeild
Servant, widowed, occupation: general servantCaroline Beaty
Servant; occupation General ServantEmma Watkins
Servant; occupation: general servantElizabeth Hopkins

1867Directory entryDurrant John, farmer, CoombeCoombePost Office Directory

1867Directory entryVernon Capt. Charles Egerton Harcourt, R.N., Coombe BanksCoombe BanksPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryVernon Mrs., Coombe banksCoombe banksPost Office Directory

c 1875Uckfield, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyCombe Banks

3rd Apr 1881CensusBertie Shiffner, M, Head, married, age 50, born Cheshire; occupation Major 61st Foot RetiredBertie ShiffnerCoomb Banks1881 Census
Uckfield, Sussex
Louisa Shiffner, F, Wife, married, age 45, born BerkshireLouisa Shiffner
Caroline M. Hulse, F, Visitor, single, age 43, born LondonCaroline M. Hulse
Edward Thomas Shiffner, M, Brother, single, age 52, born Lewes; occupation Colonel 54th Foot Active ListEdward Thomas Shiffner
Mary Ann Eller, F, Housekeeper, single, age 53, born London; occupation: housekeeperMary Ann Eller
Elizabeth Dawes, F, Cook, single, age 26, born Uckfield; occupation: cookElizabeth Dawes
Charlotte Stevenson, F, Housemaid, single, age 18, born Mayfield; occupation: housemaidCharlotte Stevenson
James Smith, M, Footman, single, age 32, born Maresfield; occupation: footmanJames Smith

1882Directory entryShiffner Major Bertie, Coombe banksCoombe banksKelly's Directory

1888Directory entryShiffner, Major B., Coombe banksCoombe banksBrooker's Guide
At Coombe Banks there are grape vines trained on the huge rocks, which here crop out. It is conjectured the vine has been cultivated here at intervals, as in some other parts of Sussex, from the earliest historical times..more

c 1899Uckfield, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyThe Combe Banks

1907Coombe BanksCoombe Banks, Uckfield photographed by Brooker & SonsPrivate collection

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