The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 346
1997The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 by Professor Brian Short ⇒ Notebook extract

Historical records

1801Occupation TenantJ. SpencerStairs FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1836Occupation TenantG. HornStairs FarmSutton's Historical Notes

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Horn, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farmerGeorge Horn, farmerStairs Farm1841 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Mary Horn, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexMary Ann Horn
Ann Care, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex, occupation: servantAnn Care

1851Card, WilliamWilliam CardStairs FarmPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 3 people; occupation: farmerGeorge Horn, farmerStairs Farm1851 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
WifeMary Ann Horn
Daughter; occupation: scholarSarah Jane Horn
Servant; occupation: domestic servantMary Weller

1867Directory entryCard William, farmer, Stair's farmStair's farmPost Office Directory

c 1870Occupation TenantM. AshbyStairs FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1874Directory entryCard William, farmer, Stair's farmStair's farmPost 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 SurveyStairs Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Baines, M, Head, married, age 62, born Lower Beeding, employs 2 labourers, occupation: farmerJohn Baines, farmerStairs Farm1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Sarah Baines, F, Wife, married, age 67, born HenfieldSarah Baines
Elizabeth M. Ashby, F, Granddaughter, single, age 18, born Hartfield; occupation: assistant housekeeperElizabeth Mary Ashby
Martin H. Ashby, M, Grandson, age 16, born Hartfield; occupation: farm labourerMartin Herbert Ashby

1882Directory entryBaines John, farmer, Stairs farmStairs farmKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusMary Blackall, F, Head, widowed, age 71, born Lewes, Sussex, occupation: housekeeperMary Blackall, housekeeperStairs Farm1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Mary Hudson, F, Servant, married, age 44, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantMary Hudson

3rd Nov 1897BirthElla MilesStairs FarmHartfield Parish Registers

1898Occupation TenantN. R. MilesStairs FarmSutton's Historical Notes

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