The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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Buckhurst Manor Farm      Wadhurst  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1923The Story of Wadhurst by Alfred A. Wace ⇒ p. 68

Historical records

c 1795Eridge Park, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamBuckhurst Farm

c 1825Eridge Park, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodBuck Hurst

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 2 people; occupation FARMERJohn SwiftGreat Buckhurst1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
WifePhiladelphia Swift [Powell]
SonWilliam Swift
DaughterSarah A. Swift
Son; occupation SCHOLARHerbert H. Swift
Daughter; occupation SCHOLAREleanor J. Swift
Son; occupation SCHOLARGeorge Swift
Servant; occupation: farm labourerJames Smith
Servant; occupation: farm labourerBoaz Walliss
Servant; occupation Farm labourerJohn Weeks
Niece; occupation HOUSE SERVANTMary A. Weeks

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

3rd Apr 1881CensusErnest Ranger, M, Head, married, age 32, born Middlesex, out of business; occupation: farmerErnest Ranger, farmerBuckhurst Farm1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
Mary Ann Ranger, F, Wife, married, age 32, born StaffordshireMary Ann Ranger
Ernest J. W. Ranger, M, Son, age 5, born AsburnhamErnest J. W. Ranger
Leslie C.A. Ranger, M, Son, age 3, born AsburnhamLeslie C.A. Ranger
Gilbert P. Ranger, M, Son, age 8 m, born WadhurstGilbert P. Ranger

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