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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1923The Story of Wadhurst by Alfred A. Wace ⇒ p. 62

Historical records

1426HistoryFoxholeWace's Wadhurst
Foxhole. 160 acres. - The house has the long sloping back roof common to Sussex Farm houses. Wadhurst records mention it in 1426, but who then owned it is not clear.

1634HistoryFoxholeWace's Wadhurst
In 1634 Foxhole was held by Alexander Bucher, of Town House, Wadhurst, and his son-in-law, Hodsoll. Then for about a century by Collins and Jeffery, and from the latter it passed into the Whiligh Estate.

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

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 9 people; occupation FARMERRichard WhiteFoxhole1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
WifeCharlotte White [Oyler]
SonRichard Henry White
SonGeorge Stephen White
DaughterEmily Oyler White
Brother; occupation PARTNER farmerCharles White
Sister-in-lawFanny White
Servant; occupation Farm labourerGeorge Woodgate
Servant; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Stevens
Servant; occupation: house servantSarah Kemp
Servant; occupation: farm labourerCharles Johnston

c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyFoxhole

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Creasy, M, Head, married, age 60, born Asburnham, occupation: farm labourerGeorge Creasy, farm labourerFoxhole Cottage1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
Hannah Creasy, F, Wife, married, age 54, born AsburnhamHannah Creasy
Rose Creasy, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born AsburnhamRose Creasy
Walter Creasy, M, Son, age 15, born Asburnham, occupation: farm labourerWalter Creasy
Rebecca Creasy, F, Daughter, age 14, born Asburnham, occupation: scholarRebecca Creasy

3rd Apr 1881CensusHoratio Ernest Newington, M, Head, single, age 27, born Wadhurst, employs 6 men and 2 boys; occupation: farmerHoratio Ernest NewingtonFoxhole Farm1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
Mary Newington, F, Mother, widowed, age 72, born WadhurstMary Newington [Tompsett]
Jane Newington, F, Sister, single, age 38, born BurwashJane Newington
Naomi Norman, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Wadhurst; occupation ServantNaomi Norman

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