The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Thornhill [a.k.a. Fowle Farm]    Ashurstwood  East Grinstead  
Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Palmer, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation BailiffJames PalmerThorn Hill1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Charlotte Palmer, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexCharlotte Palmer
Caroline Palmer, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexCaroline Palmer
Maria Irish, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: independentMaria Irish
Ann Harris, F, age 13, born Sussex; occupation: servantAnn Harris

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: magistrateGeorge Hoper, magistrateThornhill1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeHenrietta Louisa Hoper
Servant, occupation: house servantMichael Constable
Servant; occupation COACHMANWilliam Walls
Servant; occupation HOUSE SERVANTHarriett Wood
Servant; occupation: house servantHannah Feltham
Servant; occupation: house servantFanny Lee
Servant; occupation HOUSE SERVANTMary Tadar

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation GARDENERJohn SmithThornhill1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeCatherine Smith
DaughterEllen Smith
DaughterSarah Smith
Servant; occupation: gardener's labourerWilliam Everest

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation: pauperHannah Martin [Waters]Leading To Thornhill1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
DaughterJane Martin
DaughterElizabeth Martin
Son; occupation: carter boyAlfred Martin
Grand-daughterEmily Martin
Visitor; occupation Farm labourerBenjamin Steadman, farm carter
VisitorMary Ann Marten

1867Directory entryHoper Mrs., ThornhillThornhillPost Office Directory

1874Directory entrySheffield Dowager Lady, ThornhillThornhillPost Office Directory

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Bysh, M, Head, married, age 56, born East Grinstead; occupation: farmerWilliam Bysh, farm labourerThornhill Lodge Farm House1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Sussinnah Bysh, F, Wife, married, age 58, born East GrinsteadSusannah Bysh [Stepney]
Eliza Bysh, F, Daughter, single, age 32, born East GrinsteadEliza Bysh

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Forbes, M, Head, married, age 35, born Scotland; occupation: gardenerJames Forbes, gardenerPrivate House, Thornhill1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Hannah Forbes, F, Wife, married, age 34, born WaldronHannah Forbes [Hook]
Anne Grace Forbes, F, Daughter, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholarAnne Grace Lambert [Forbes]
Florence J. Forbes, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholarFlorence J. Forbes
John Forbes, M, Son, age 4, born East Grinstead; occupation: scholarJohn Forbes
Margarett J. Forbes, F, Daughter, age 2, born East GrinsteadMargarett J. Forbes
James Forbes, M, Son, age 1, born East GrinsteadJames Forbes

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Buckmaster, M, Head, married, age 40, born Mentmore, Buckinghamshire; occupation: coachmanJames Buckmaster, coachmanThornhill Lodge1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Sussannah Buckmaster, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, SussexSussannah Buckmaster
Violet G Buckmaster, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: scholarViolet G Buckmaster
William T Buckmaster, M, Son, single, age 5, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam T Buckmaster
Winnifred Buckmaster, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexWinnifred Buckmaster
Sidney J Buckmaster, M, Son, single, age 1 week, born Forest Row, SussexSidney J Buckmaster

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Wheatley, M, Head, married, age 38, born Ringmer, Sussex; occupation: butlerCharles Wheatley, butlerThornhill Lodge1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Christina Wheatley, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Edinburgh, ScotlandChristina Erskine Wheatley [Loumgair]
William Wheatley, M, Son, single, age 10, born Hadlow Down, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Boyd Wheatley
Alfred Wheatley, M, Son, single, age 8, born Hadlow Down, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlfred David Wheatley, box maker
Christina Wheatley, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Hadlow Down, Sussex; occupation: scholarChristina Mary Crittenden [Wheatley]
Alice Wheatley, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Ashurstwood, SussexAlice Hillam [Wheatley]
Christina Loumquair, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 63, born Scotland; occupation: visitorChristina Loumquair

5th Apr 1891CensusFredrick Foster, M, Head, married, age 57, born West Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: mechanicFredrick Foster, mechanicThon Hill Cottages1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Eliza Foster, F, Wife, married, age 51, born East Grinstead, SussexEliza Foster
Sarah K Foster, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: dressmakerSarah K Foster
Selmer R Foster, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born East Grinstead, SussexSelmer R Foster

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Post, M, Head, married, age 43, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: labourerHenry Post, labourerThon Hill Cottages1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Sophia Post, F, Wife, married, age 42, born East Grinstead, SussexSophia Post
Henry Post, M, Son, single, age 19, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourerHenry Post
Annie Post, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born East Grinstead, SussexAnnie Post
William Post, M, Son, single, age 16, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourerWilliam Post
George Post, M, Son, single, age 14, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourerGeorge Post
Ada Post, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born East Grinstead, SussexAda Post

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Forbes, M, Head, married, age 45, born Loggierate Perthshire, Scotland; occupation: gardenerJames Forbes, gardenerGardener's Cottage, Thornhill1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Hannah Forbes, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Waldron, SussexHannah Forbes [Hook]
Grace Forbes, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Tunbridge Wells, KentAnne Grace Lambert [Forbes]
Florence Forbes, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmakerFlorence J. Forbes
John Forbes, M, Son, single, age 14, born Thornhill, Sussex; occupation: plumber's assistantJohn Forbes
Margret Forbes, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Thornhill, Sussex; occupation: scholarMargarett J. Forbes
James Forbes, M, Son, single, age 11, born Thornhill, Sussex; occupation: scholarJames Forbes
Elizabeth Forbes, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Thornhill, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Forbes
Frank Forbes, M, Son, single, age 7, born Thornhill, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrank Forbes
Mary Forbes, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Thornhill, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Forbes

5th Apr 1891CensusMary Cumming, F, Head, single, age 25, born Whitehaven Sutherland, Scotland; occupation: kitchenmaidMary Cumming, kitchenmaidThornhill Stables1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Alice Edwards, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Hammerwood, Sussex; occupation: housemaidAlice Edwards
Henry Day, M, Servant, single, age 30, born Warmington, Wiltshire; occupation: butlerHenry Day
Frederick Ambridge, M, Servant, single, age 25, born Abington, Berkshire; occupation: footmanFrederick Ambridge
George Pudsey, M, Servant, single, age 28, born York, Yorkshire; occupation: groomGeorge Pudsey
Edward Colegate, M, Servant, single, age 20, born Fordcombe, Kent; occupation: groomEdward Colegate
William Cooling, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Walton On Thames, Surrey; occupation: groomWilliam Cooling

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry G R Nevill, M, Head, married, age 36, born Bramham, Yorkshire; occupation: Captain - Yeomanry, Living on own meansLt.-Col. Henry Gilbert Ralph Nevill, 3rd Marquess of AbergavennyThornhill1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Maud A Nevill, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Hanwood, YorkshireMaud Augusta Nevill [Beckett]
Joan M Nevill, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born St Georges, LondonLady Joan Marion Pratt [Nevill]
Gilbert R Nevill, M, Son, single, age 11, born Mayfield, SussexGilbert Reginald Nevill
Margaret W Nevill, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born St Georges, LondonLady Marguerite Helen Nevill
Cicely L Gathorne Hardy, F, Sister, married, age 39, born Witherley, YorkshireCicely L Gathorne Hardy
Charles G Gathorne Hardy, M, Brother-in-law, married, age 49, born Paddington, London; occupation: colonel - Guards, retiredCharles G Gathorne Hardy
Violet C Gathorne Hardy, F, Niece, single, age 17, born St Pauls Kightsbridge, LondonViolet C Gathorne Hardy
Harriet Gathorne Hardy, F, Niece, single, age 14, born St Pauls Kightsbridge, LondonHarriet Gathorne Hardy
James W Mansfield, M, Visitor, single, age 29, born British Subject, India; occupation: living on own meansJames W Mansfield
Annie Morley, F, Servant, single, age 36, born Babraham, Cambridgeshire; occupation: nurseAnnie Morley
Louisa E Fuller, F, Servant, single, age 33, born Byford, Suffolk; occupation: ladysmaidLouisa E Fuller
Dora Walton, F, Servant, single, age 34, born Wootton Bassett, Lancashire; occupation: cook and domestic servantDora Walton
Fanny Ovenden, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: nurserymaidFanny Ovenden
Adeline Spring, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Ridgmont, Bedfordshire; occupation: ladysmaidAdeline Spring
Lucy Rolfe, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Aston Clinton, Berkshire; occupation: ladysmaidLucy Rolfe
Emma Bayles, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Denhamlays, Suffolk; occupation: housemaidEmma Bayles

c 1899Thornhill and Surries, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyThornhill

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