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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1766The History of Tunbridge Wells by Thomas Benge Burr ⇒ p. 265
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 102

Historical records

1597RoyaltiesRectorie of WithyhamBuckhurst Terrier
The Rectorie of Withyham. The Lord of the Manor is sole patron of the parsonage of Withyham and haith right of presentation to him and his heires for ever. To the parsonage belongs all manner of tithes within the parish of Withyham (The Tithe of Hay onlie excepted) whereof the inhabitants of the parish have time out of minde used to pay to the Parson 1d for every acre of meadow grounde. The parsonage is worth £60 per annum

c 1597Hartfeild, Withyham, and Buckhurst Parck, The Manor of Buckhurst - c 1597Part of the maps produced in 1597 in the Buckhurst TerrierThe Parsonage

1783West View of the Church and Parsonage at WithyhamWest View of the Church and Parsonage at Withyham, watercolour (26.8 x 37.5 cm) painted by Samuel Hieronymus GrimmWithyham Rectory© British Library Board - Shelfmark: Additional MS 5671, Item number: f. 10 (no. 14)

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

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham ParishWilliam SymondThe Rectory1838 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Employed by Reverend G Farley

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Farley, M, Head, age 40 to 44; occupation: curate of WithyhamReverend George Farley, curate of WithyhamRectory House1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Maria Farley, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44Maria Farley [Thomas]
George Farley, M, [Son], age 11George Farley
Mary Ann Farley, F, [Daughter], age 10Mary Ann Farley
Ellen Farley, F, [Daughter], age 8Ellen Maria Farley
Caroline Farley, F, [Daughter], age 5Caroline Farley
Hannah Grace, F, age 35 to 39; occupation: servantHannah Grace
William Overy, M, age 20 to 24; occupation ServantWilliam Overy
Lydia Jury, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantLydia Jury
Mary Comber, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex, occupation: servantMary Comber

1851West, The Hon. Rev. Reginald Windsor Sackville; occupation: rector of withyhamReginald Windsor Sackville, 7th Earl De La WarrRectoryPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: gardenerWilliam AllenRectory Cottage1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifePhoebe Allen [Avis]
Son; occupation: gardenerWilliam Allen
Son; occupation: scholarGeorge Allen
Son; occupation: scholarEdward Allen
Daughter; occupation: scholarPhoebe Allen
SonHorace Allen

30th Mar 1851CensusHeadReginald Windsor Sackville, 7th Earl De La WarrRectory1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Lodger; occupation Assistant CurateGeorge Alex Trivor
Lodger; occupation choristerJohn H. Angior
Servant; occupation: house servantAnn Dray
Servant; widowed; occupation housekeeperMatilda Angior

1874Directory entryRead Rev. Thomas Frederick Rudston, M.A., RectoryRectoryPost Office Directory

c 1875Buckhurst, Balls Green, St Mary's & St Michael's, Hartfield & Withyham - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyRectory

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas F. D. Rudston Read, M, Head, married, age 69, born Yorkshire; occupation Rector Of WithyhamRev. Thomas Frederick Rudston ReadRectory1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
B. Louisa Read, F, Wife, married, age 50, born ScotlandBarbara Louisa Read [Fell]
Winifrid A. Fell, F, Stepdaughter, single, age 18, born ScotlandWinifrid Alice (Annie Jane) Sutton [Fell]
F. L. Rudstone Read, F, Daughter, age 12, born WithyhamFrederica Louisa Gaye [Read]
Sarah Martin, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Withyham; occupation: domestic servantSarah Martin
Malvinia Martin, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Withyham; occupation: domestic servantMalvinia Martin
Marian Ramsay, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Middlesex; occupation Domestic servantMarian Ramsay
Ann Ovenden, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Cowden; occupation Domestic servantAnn Ovenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Keeley, M, Head, married, age 40, born Warbleton; occupation: stockmanGeorge KeeleyRectory Cottage1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Harriett Keeley, F, Wife, married, age 36, born SurreyHarriett Keeley [Miller]
George Keeley, M, Son, age 12, born Surrey; occupation: post boyGeorge Keeley
Alice Keeley, F, Daughter, age 10, born Surrey; occupation: scholarAlice Keeley
Richard Keeley, M, Son, age 8, born Surrey; occupation: scholarRichard Keeley
Thomas Keeley, M, Son, age 6, born Surrey; occupation: scholarThomas Keeley
Henry Keeley, M, Son, age 5, born Surrey; occupation: scholarHenry Keeley
Joseph Keeley, M, Son, age 4, born SurreyJoseph Keeley
Frederick Keeley, M, Son, age 4 m, born WithyhamFrederick Keeley

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdwin Boswell, M, Head, married, age 29, born Surrey, occupation: coachmanEdwin Boswell, coachmanRectory Cottage1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Charlotte Boswell, F, Wife, married, age 30, born SurreyCharlotte Boswell [Barber]
Charles Edwin Boswell, M, Son, age 1 m, born WithyhamCharles Edwin Boswell
Elizabeth Barber, F, Sister-in-law, single, age 20, born Surrey, occupation: servantElizabeth Barber

1882Directory entryRead Rev. Thomas Frederick Rudston M.A., RectoryRectoryKelly's Directory
The living is a rectory, net yearly value £600, with residence and 1 acre of glebe, in the gift of the Earl De Ia Warr and held since 1865 by the Rev. Thomas Frederick Rudston Read M.A. of University College, Oxford.

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Rudston Read, M, Head, married, age 79, born Sand Huton, Yorkshire; occupation: Clerk in Holy OrdersThomas Rudston ReadThe Rectory1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Barbara L Read, F, Wife, married, age 59, born St Andrews, ScotlandBarbara L Read
Harold S Peters, M, Visitor, single, age 23, born Burham, Kent; occupation: Living on own meansHarold S Peters
Rose M Fell, F, Visitor, single, age 7, born Brighton, SussexRose M Fell
Ada Parsons, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Bristol, Gloucestershire; occupation: ParlourmaidAda Parsons
Annie Athrall, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: lady's maidAnn Atheral
Emily Mitchell, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: housemaidEmily Mitchell
Ann Styler, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Shipley, Sussex; occupation: cookAnn Styler

5th Apr 1891CensusRichard Sterrey, M, Head, married, age 43, born Bodenham, Herefordshire; occupation: gardenerRichard Sterrey, gardenerRectory Cottage1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Catherine Sterrey, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Kings Pyor, HerefordshireCatherine Sterrey

5th Apr 1891CensusDaniel Brien, M, Head, married, age 45, born Ireland, occupation: coachmanDaniel Brien, coachmanRectory Cottage1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Amelia Brien, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Chailey, SussexAmelia Brien
Frederick Brien, M, Son, single, age 8, born Withyham, Sussex, occupation: scholarFrederick Brien
Frank Brien, M, Son, single, age 4, born Withyham, Sussex, occupation: scholarFrank Brien
Kate Brien, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Withyham, SussexKate Brien
Albert Brien, M, Son, single, age 3, born Withyham, SussexAlbert Brien

c 1900The RectoryThe Rectory, Withyham photographed by G. GlanvilleSutton's Historical Notes

c 1900Withyham Church and RectoryWithyham Church and Rectory, Withyham photographed by Col. J. Warre Sill, R.E.Withyham RectorySutton's Historical Notes

2nd Apr 1911CensusCharles Nassau Sutton, M, Head, married, age 52, born Bury St Edmund, Suffolk; occupation: clergyman of established churchCharles Nassau Sutton, clergyman of established churchThe Rectory1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Edith Mary Sutton, F, Wife, married 27 years, age 53, born West Brompton, KentEdith Mary Sutton
Elizabeth Mills, F, Servant, single, age 55, born Camberwell, Surrey; occupation: cookElizabeth Mills
Ella Snelling, F, Servant, single, age 22, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation: house parlourmaidElla Snelling

2nd Apr 1911CensusRichard Stephen, M, Head, married, age 62, born Bodenham, Herefordshire; occupation: gardenerRichard Stephen, gardenerRectory Cottage1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Catherine Stephen, F, Wife, married 36 years, age 59, born Kings Pyon, HerefordshireCatherine Stephen

2nd Apr 1911CensusDavid Frederick Teagle, M, Head, married, age 30, born Broughton Newport Vagnell, Buckinghamshire; occupation: coachmanDavid Frederick Teagle, coachmanRectory Cottage1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Bertha Florence Teagle, F, Wife, married 2 years, age 25, born Stamford St Blackfairs, LondonBertha Florence Teagle
Frederick St Alben Teagle, M, Son, age 2, born Rectory Cottages, Withyham, SussexFrederick St Alben Teagle
Gilbert John Teagle, M, Son, age 1, born Rectory Cottages, Withyham, SussexGilbert John Teagle

1918Church & RectoryChurch & Rectory, Withyham photographed by H.H. Camburn, Tunbridge WellsWithyham RectoryPrivate collection

1925Church and RectoryChurch and Rectory, WithyhamWithyham RectoryPrivate collection

2001TodayRectory Cottage

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