The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Howbourne [a.k.a. Howborn] Farm      Buxted  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1929Buxted The Beautiful by K. H. Macdermott ⇒ p. 45
1931Wealden Iron by Ernest Straker ⇒ p. 389

Historical records

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

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Dadswell, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Dadswell, farm labourerHowbourne1841 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Hannah Dadswell, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexHannah Dadswell [Colbran]
Selina Dadswell, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexSelina Anne Dadswell
Alfred Dadswell, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexAlfred James Dadswell

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Saunders, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Saunders, farm labourerHowbourne1841 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Harriett Saunders, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexHarriett Saunders [Collins]

6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Jenner, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farmerHenry Jenner, farmerHowbourne1841 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Eliza Jenner, F, [Wife], age 21, born SussexEliza Wetherhead Jenner [Brown]
Stephen Walters, M, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation ServantStephen Walters
Stephen Walters, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation ServantStephen Walters
James Whitewood, M, age 14, born Sussex; occupation ServantJames Whitewood
Ellen Dann, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantEllen Dann
Harriott Walters, F, age 14, born Sussex; occupation ServantHarriott Walters

1851Cork, ObediahObadiah Corke, farmerHowbourn FarmPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Sands, farm labourerHowborn Cottage1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
WifeMary Sands [Killick]
Son; occupation: scholarGeorge Thomas Sands, farm labourer
Daughter; occupation: scholarSophia Ellen Sands
Son; occupation: scholarJames Alfred Sands
Daughter; occupation: scholarEllen Margaret Sands
DaughterHarriett Charlotte Sands
Lodger; widowed; occupation Farm LabourerStephen Walter

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 5 people; occupation: farmerObadiah Corke, farmerHowborn1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
WifeMargaret Elizabeth Corke [Dadswell]
Daughter; occupation: scholarLucy Waters Walter [Corke]
Daughter; occupation: scholarHarriett Wickens Hickmott [Corke]
Son; occupation: scholarDavid Taylor Cork
SonObadiah Cork
SonAlfred William Cork, farmer
Servant, occupation: house servantEllen Bennett
Servant; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Woodhams
Servant; occupation Farm LabourerJames Walter
Servant; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Frost, farm labourer
Servant; occupation Farm LabourerStephen Walter
SisterHarriet Dadswell

1867Directory entryCorke Obadiah, farmer, Howbourne farmHowbourne farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryCorke Obadiah (Mrs.), farmer, Howbourne farmHowbourne farmPost Office Directory

c 1875Pound Green, South of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyHowbourne

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Wm. Corke, M, Head, married, age 31, born Wadhurst, employs 7 men and 2 boys; occupation: farmerAlfred William Cork, farmerHowbourne1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Mary Ann Corke, F, Wife, married, age 24, born RotherfieldSarah Ann Corke [Wickens]
Mary Corke, F, Daughter, age 3, born BuxtedMary Corke
Obadiah Corke, M, Son, age 2, born BuxtedObadiah Corke
Alice Corke, F, Daughter, age 1, born BuxtedAlice Corke
Rhoda Oliver, F, Servant, age 14, born Rotherfield; occupation General ServantRhoda Oliver

3rd Apr 1881CensusJoseph Field, M, Head, married, age 41, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerJoseph Field, farm labourerHowbourne1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Eliza Field, F, Wife, married, age 36, born MayfieldEliza Field [Blackford]
Lois Field, F, Daughter, age 18, born RotherfieldLois Field
Thomas Field, M, Son, age 13, born Hartfield; occupation: farm labourerThomas Field
Harriett Field, F, Daughter, age 11, born Buxted; occupation: scholarHarriett Field
Frank Field, M, Son, age 9, born Buxted; occupation: scholarFrank Field
Ruth Field, F, Daughter, age 6, born Buxted; occupation: scholarRuth Field
James Field, M, Son, age 4, born BuxtedJames Field
Jabez Field, M, Son, age 1, born BuxtedJabez Field

3rd Apr 1881CensusCain Henman, M, Head, married, age 25, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerCain Henman, farm labourerHowbourne1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Sarah Ann Henman, F, Wife, married, age 25, born WaldronSarah Ann Henman
Fanny Henman, F, Daughter, age 5, born RotherfieldFanny Henman
Amy Henman, F, Daughter, age 3, born RotherfieldAmy Henman
William Henman, M, Son, age 10 m, born BuxtedWilliam Henman

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Taylor, M, Head, widowed, age 49, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourerRichard Taylor, farm labourerHowbourne1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Rhoda Taylor, F, Daughter, age 13, born Buxted; occupation: scholarRhoda Rose Taylor
Dick Taylor, M, Son, age 12, born Buxted; occupation: scholarDick Taylor
Lois Taylor, F, Daughter, age 10, born Buxted; occupation: scholarLois Taylor
Charles Taylor, M, Son, age 8, born Buxted; occupation: scholarCharles Taylor
Alfred Taylor, M, Son, age 5, born BuxtedAlfred Taylor
Mary Anne Nash, F, Mother In Law, widowed, age 82, born WithyhamMary Anne Nash

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Smith, M, Head, married, age 75, born Buxted; occupation: gardenerHenry Smith, gardenerHowbourne1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Eleanor Smith, F, Wife, married, age 72, born BuxtedEleanor Margaret Smith [Smith]

1882Directory entryCorke Benj., farmer, Howbourne farmHowbourne farmKelly's Directory

1882Directory entryLeeves Charles, poultry dealer, Howbourne roadHowbourne roadKelly's Directory

30th Mar 1884BirthAlice Margaret Hall [Heasman]HowbourneJohn M. Hall's records

1888Directory entryCorke, Alfred William, farmer, Howbourne farmHowbourne farmBrooker's Guide

5th Apr 1891CensusAlfred W Corke, M, Head, married, age 41, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farmerAlfred William Cork, farmerHowbourne Farm1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Sarah Ann Corke, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Ann Corke [Wickens]
Mary Corke, F, Daughter, age 13, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Corke
Obediah Corke, M, Son, age 12, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarObadiah Corke
Alice Corke, F, Daughter, age 11, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlice Corke
Sarah Corke, F, Daughter, age 9, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarSarah Corke
David Corke, M, Son, age 7, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarDavid Corke
Hannah Corke, F, Daughter, age 6, born Buxted, SussexHannah Corke
Ebenezer Corke, M, Son, age 2, born Buxted, SussexEbenezer Corke

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Cosham, M, Head, married, age 34, born Midhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Cosham, farm labourerHowbourne Farm1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Mary Cosham, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Framfield, SussexMary Cosham
Harry Cosham, M, Son, single, age 15, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHarry Cosham
Ada Cosham, F, Daughter, age 7, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAda Cosham
George Cosham, M, Son, age 5, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Cosham
Alfred Cosham, M, Son, age 3, born Framfield, SussexAlfred Cosham

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Pettitt, M, Head, married, age 54, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerThomas PettittHowbourne Farm1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Charlotte Pettitt, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Framfield, SussexCharlotte Pettitt
John Pettitt, M, Son, single, age 22, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerJohn Pettitt
George Pettitt, M, Son, single, age 20, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation Bricklayer's LabourerGeorge Pettitt
Samuel Pettitt, M, Son, age 10, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarSamuel Pettitt

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