The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
The Mount  Faircrouch road    Wadhurst  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1923The Story of Wadhurst by Alfred A. Wace ⇒ p. 73

Historical records

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

1879HistoryThe MountWace's Wadhurst
The Mount. Fifty years ago [c 1870] a house was built by a Railway Director, Gordon Thomson by name, on some land of the old Faircrouch property. On his death it was all sold by his Executors to a Religious Society, founded in 1828 at Domodossola in Northern Italy by Antonio Rosmini-Serbati. In 1879-80 they erected the Chapel and buildings now on it, thus described by Father Whelan who went there in 1885: " To us it is Mount Calvary Wadhurst in memory and as a counterpart of our Novitiate at Monte Calvario, Domodossola."

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Ward, M, Head, single, age 38, born Ireland; occupation Roman Catholic PriestWilliam WardThe Mount, Faircrouch Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
John Mcdermott, M, Boarder, single, age 45, born Warwickshire; occupation: carpenterJohn McDermott
John Alce, M, Servant, married, age 40, born East Blatchington; occupation gardenerJohn Alce
Elizabeth Alce, F, Servant, married, age 42, born Essex; occupation housekeeperElizabeth Alce

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