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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1929Buxted The Beautiful by K. H. Macdermott ⇒ p. 23; p. 46

Historical records

1762 to 1838HistoryHempstead MillBuxted The Beautiful
Extract from MacDermott's Buxted the Beautiful
Edward Egles, an enterprising manufacturer, founded a cotton manufactory in Lewes and another at Hempstead Mill, Buxted, where the business of cotton-wick spinning was carried on for many years. He died in 1838, aged 77, possessed of much landed property.

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

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Plumer, M, Head, age 36; occupation Farm labourerJohn Plummer, farm labourerHempsted Mill1841 Census
Buxted, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusCharlotte Plumer, F, [Wife], age 37, born SussexCharlotte Plummer [Henley]
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Plumer, M, [Son], age 14, born SussexJohn Plummer
6th Jun 1841CensusFrances Plumer, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexFrances Plummer
6th Jun 1841CensusEliza Plumer, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexEliza Plummer
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Plumer, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexSarah Plummer
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriott Plumer, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexHarriett Plummer
6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Plumer, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexHenry Plummer

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Seamer, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerWilliam SeamerHempsted Mill1841 Census
Buxted, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusRuth Seamer, F, [Wife], age 32, born SussexRuth Seamer [Turk]
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Seamer, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexWilliam Seamer
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Seamer, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexGeorge Seamer
6th Jun 1841CensusStephen Seamer, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexStephen Seamer

1851Heaver, GeorgeGeorge Heaver, millerHempstead Cotton MillsPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 3 people; occupation: millerGeorge Heaver, millerHempstead Mill House1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeEmma Heaver
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterCaroline Heaver
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarEmma Martha Heaver
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarAnn Elizabeth Heaver
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarHenry Heaver
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterHarriott Elizabeth Heaver
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMartha Heaver
30th Mar 1851CensusServant, occupation: miller's apprenticeEphraim Burton
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: miller's labourerWilliam Holmwood, farm labourer
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation House servantElizabeth Watson

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: miller and grinderBenjamin Martin, miller and grinderHempstead Mill House1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeEmily Martin [Moon]
30th Mar 1851CensusSonLuther Martin
30th Mar 1851CensusVisitor; occupation: dressmakerElizabeth Ashby [Moon]

1867Directory entryHeaver George, miller & farmer, Hempstead millHempstead millPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryHeaver Geo., miller & farmer, Hempsted millHempsted millPost Office Directory

c 1875Hammonds Green, South of Buxted - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyHempstead Mill

1882Directory entryWarburton Ebenezer, miller & farmer, Buxted &, Hempstead water millsHempstead water millsKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Wood, M, Head, married, age 46, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation Miller JourneymanJohn WoodMill House, Hempstead1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusAnn Wood, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Crawley, SussexAnn Wood
5th Apr 1891CensusAnnie Wood, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Burgess Hill, SussexAnnie Wood
5th Apr 1891CensusHerbert Wood, M, Son, single, age 15, born Portslade, Sussex; occupation ScholarHerbert Wood
5th Apr 1891CensusAlfred Wood, M, Son, age 10, born Portslade, Sussex; occupation ScholarAlfred Wood
5th Apr 1891CensusWalter Wood, M, Son, age 5, born Portslade, SussexWalter Wood
5th Apr 1891CensusClement Wood, M, Son, age 1, born Brighton, SussexClement Wood
5th Apr 1891CensusJoseph Shepherd, M, Lodger, married, age 39, born Hornsey, Middlesex; occupation: manager ..Joseph Shepherd
5th Apr 1891CensusMary Ann Shepherd, F, Lodger, married, age 30, born CanadaMary Ann Shepherd
5th Apr 1891CensusMargaret Shepherd, F, Lodger, age 11, born Sydenham, Kent; occupation: scholarMargaret Shepherd
5th Apr 1891CensusEthel Shepherd, F, Lodger, age 10, born Walthamstow, Sussex; occupation: scholarEthel Shepherd
5th Apr 1891CensusEllen Glover, F, Nurse, single, age 41, born Hove, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantEllen Glover

5th Apr 1891CensusFrederick Frost, M, Head, married, age 34, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: miller's loaderFrederick Frost, farm labourerMill House, Hempstead1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusFrancis Flora Frost, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Rotherfield, SussexFrances Flora Frost [Rogers]
5th Apr 1891CensusAlbert Frost, M, Son, age 13, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlbert Frost
5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Frost, M, Son, age 11, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Frost
5th Apr 1891CensusFrederick Frost, M, Son, age 9, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrederick Frost
5th Apr 1891CensusMary Ann Frost, F, Daughter, age 7, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Ann Frost
5th Apr 1891CensusEmma Jane Frost, F, Daughter, age 5, born Buxted, SussexEmma Jane Frost
5th Apr 1891CensusHannah E Frost, F, Daughter, age 3, born Buxted, SussexHannah E Frost

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