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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 112

Historical records

1327Occupation TenantJohn de BulkestoneHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1594Leaseholder (at will)William MorganBullock TownBuckhurst Terrier
William Morgan, yeoman, holds at will messuage called Bullock Town with 5 fields, also 4 fields called Cockshutts, in all 49 acres: viz., pasture 31 acres, arable 18 acres.
Rent £10 6s 8d and 1 fat capon alive 1st November

c 1597Stonelande Parck, The Manor of Buckhurst - c 1597Part of the maps produced in 1597 in the Buckhurst TerrierBullock Town

1721Occupation TenantStephen OliverHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1734Occupation TenantWidow OliverHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1734Occupation TenantRobert AvisHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1735Occupation TenantThomas MillsHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1741Occupation TenantJohn LuckHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

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

1837Occupation TenantPeter AvisHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1838CensusHead; died April 1838; occupation: farmerPeter Avis, farmerHunts Farm1838 Census
Motts Mill, Sussex

6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Avis, F, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: independentElizabeth Avis, independentHunts1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
John Avis, M, [Step son], age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Avis
Sarah Parker, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantSarah Parker
Eliza Avis, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantEliza Avis
James Neary, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantJames Neary
George Woodham, M, age 14, born Sussex; occupation ServantGeorge Woodham

1843Occupation TenantJohn AvisHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 3 people; occupation: farmerJohn Avis, farmerHunts Farm1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeSarah Avis
DaughterAnn Avis
DaughterMary Jane Avis
DaughterSarah Maria Goodwin [Avis]
Servant; occupation: nurseElizabeth Burfoot, nurse
Servant, occupation: farm servantThomas Bridgling
Servant; occupation Farm ServantCharles Ovenden
Servant; occupation House ServantElizabeth Wise
Servant; occupation Farm ServantJohn Tidy

1867Directory entryAvis John, farmer, Hunt's farmHunt's farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryAvis Sarah (Mrs.), farmer & hopgrower, Hunt's farmHunt's farmPost Office Directory

c 1875Buckhurst Park, Hendal Bridge & Motts Mill, South East of Withyham - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyHunts Farm

1879Occupation TenantEdmund HudsonHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdmund Hudson, M, Head, married, age 79, born Hartfield, employs 4 men and 1 boy; occupation FarmerEdmund Hudson, farmerHunts Farm1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mercy Hudson, F, Wife, married, age 78, born HartfieldMercy Hudson [Edwards]
George Hudson, M, Son, single, age 50, born HartfieldGeorge Hudson
John Hudson, M, Son, married, age 43, born HartfieldJohn Hudson
Elizabeth Hudson, F, Daughter-in-law, married, age 39, born HartfieldElizabeth Hudson [Fry]
George Hudson, M, Grandson, age 6, born HartfieldGeorge Edmund Hudson
Mary E. Hudson, F, Granddaughter, age 3, born HartfieldMary Elizabeth Hudson
Annie M. Hudson, F, Granddaughter, age 1, born WithyhamAnnie Mercy Hudson
Elmily Hudson, F, Servant, age 15, born Cowden; occupation Domestic ServantEmily Hudson

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Tasker, M, Head, married, age 41, born Withyham, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Tasker, farm labourerHunts Cottage1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Lydia Tasker, F, Wife, married, age 48, born WithyhamLydia Tasker [Stapley]
Maria Tasker, F, Daughter, age 13, born Withyham, occupation: scholarMaria Tasker
William Tasker, M, Son, age 11, born Withyham, occupation: scholarWilliam Tasker

3rd Apr 1881CensusG. Cottenham, M, Head, married, age 34, born Wadhurst, occupation: farm labourerG. Cottenham, farm labourerHunts Cottage1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Laura Cottenham, F, Wife, married, age 30, born WithyhamLaura Cottenham
Leah Cottenham, F, Daughter, age 9, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholarLeah Cottenham
William Cottenham, M, Son, age 6, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholarWilliam Cottenham
George Cottenham, M, Son, age 4, born Buxted, occupation: scholarGeorge Cottenham
Mary Cottenham, F, Daughter, age 2, born RotherfieldMary Cottenham
Charles Cottenham, M, Son, age 1, born BuxtedCharles Cottenham

1882Directory entryHudson Edmund, farmer, Hunt's farmHunt's farmKelly's Directory

1882Occupation TenantGeorge HudsonHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1882Occupation TenantJohn HudsonHunt's FarmSutton's Historical Notes

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Hudson, M, Head, married, age 53, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Hudson, farmerHunts Farm1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Elizabeth Hudson, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Hartfield, SussexElizabeth Hudson
Mary E Hudson, F, Daughter, age 12, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary E Hudson
Annie M Hudson, F, Daughter, age 11, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnnie M Hudson
Alice J Hudson, F, Daughter, age 9, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlice J Hudson
George Hudson, M, Brother, single, age 60, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerGeorge Hudson
Agnes E McKenzie, F, Visitor, age 32, born Withyham, SussexAgnes E McKenzie

2nd Apr 1911CensusFrederic Riches, M, Head, married, age 36, born Laxfield, Suffolk; occupation: cowman on farmFrederic Riches, cowman on farmHunts Farm, Withyham1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Eliza Riches, F, Wife, married 13 years, age 37, born Springfield, EssexEliza Riches
Harold Ernest Riches, M, Son, age 9, born Newcastle, NorthumberlandHarold Ernest Riches
William Somers, M, Boarder, single, age 28, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: groomWilliam Somers

2001TodayHunts Farm

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