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Perryhill Farm      Hartfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1870A Compendious History of Sussex - Volume I. by Mark Antony Lower, M.A.p. 211
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 346

Historical records

12th Mar 1583Leaseholder (21 yrs)John TurnorPerriefeildsBuckhurst Terrier
John Turnor of Collinghurst, yeoman, holds by indenture from Francis Spilman of Bolbrooke, Perriefeilds and the 8 acres, in all 41 acres, viz, pasture and wood , 33 acres, arable 8 acres
Rent payable to Francis Spilman, £6 6s. 8d.

c 1597Fiskeridge, The Manor of Buckhurst - c 1597Part of the maps produced in 1597 in the Buckhurst TerrierPerriefeilds

1751Occupation TenantJ. SpencerPerry HillSutton's Historical Notes

c 1795Blackham, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamPerry's Hill Farm

1801Occupation TenantJohn HallPerry HillSutton's Historical Notes

c 1825Blackham, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodPerry Hill

6th Jun 1841CensusAmbrose Brooker, M, Head, age 70 to 74, born Sussex; occupation: farmerAmbrose Brooker, farmerPerryhill1841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Edward Tasker, M, age 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantEdward Tasker
Richard King, M, age 18, born Sussex; occupation: servantRichard King
Thomas Turner, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantThomas Turner
Ann Illman, F, age 68, born Sussex; occupation: housekeeperAnn Illman
Ann Arnold, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantAnn Arnold
Elizabeth Ball, F, age 18, born Sussex, occupation: servantElizabeth Ball

1851Day, JohnJohn Day, farmerPerry Hill FarmPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 14 people; occupation: farmerJohn Day, farmerPerry Hill1851 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Day
SonTibery Day
DaughterMiriam Day
Lodger; occupation: farm labourerJohn Lee
Servant; occupation: farm labourerThomas Farmer, farm labourer
Servant; occupation Farm LabourerElias Wickenden
Servant; occupation: nurseJemima Still [Cole]
Brother; occupation: visitorDavid Davis Day
Servant; occupation Farm ServantAlfred Wickenden
Servant; occupation: house servantCharlotte Elizabeth Kilner

1864Occupation TenantW. SwiftPerry HillSutton's Historical Notes

1867Directory entrySwift John, farmer, Perry Hill farmPerry Hill farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entrySwift John, farmer, Perry Hill farmPerry Hill farmPost Office Directory

c 1875Bolebrook Mill & Perryhill, North of Hartfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyPerryhill Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Swift, M, Head, married, age 48, born Wadhurst, employs 4 men and 2 boys; occupation FarmerWilliam SwiftPerry Hill Farm1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Louisa Swift, F, Wife, married, age 45, born WadhurstLouisa Swift
Emily Swift, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born SedlescombeEmily Swift
Kate Swift, F, Daughter, age 14, born Hartfield; occupation ScholarKate Swift
William Swift, M, Son, age 10, born Hartfield; occupation ScholarWilliam Swift
Henry Wood, M, Servant, age 17, born East Grinstead; occupation Farm servantHenry Wood

1882Directory entrySwift William, farmer, Perry Hill farmPerry Hill farmKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Grant, M, Head, married, age 49, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: farm labourerJohn Grant, farm labourerPerry Hill Cottage1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Matilda Grant, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Hartfield, SussexMatilda Grant
William Grant, M, Son, single, age 19, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Grant
Rosa Loreda Grant, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: general domestic servantRosa Loreda Grant
Amos Grant, M, Son, age 13, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAmos Grant
Ada Maria Grant, F, Daughter, age 11, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAda Maria Grant

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