The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 14

Historical records

26th Sep 1813BirthRichard DiwellDengateRotherfield Parish Registers

10th Jul 1815BirthJohn DiwellDengateRotherfield Parish Registers

25th Mar 1817BirthGeorge DiwellDengateRotherfield Parish Registers

20th Sep 1820BirthMartha DiwellDengateRotherfield Parish Registers

18th Jun 1822BirthThomas Adams, butcher and farm labourerDennegateRotherfield Parish Registers

6th Dec 1824BirthWilliam Adams, garden labourerDengateRotherfield Parish Registers

7th Oct 1827BirthLucy Grover [Adams]DengateRotherfield Parish Registers

8th Mar 1828BirthHenry Adams, farm labourerDengateRotherfield Parish Registers

28th Jun 1830BirthHarriett Stevens [Adams]DennegateRotherfield Parish Registers

1835BirthAnn Killick [Adams]DengateRotherfield Parish Registers

26th Feb 1839Danegate Farm, Sussex - 1839Lord Abergavenny (occupier and owner)Farm House and Buildings (0 acres 1 roods 6 perches) plot 570Rotherfield Tithe Map

2nd Jan 1841BirthEliza Daisy Hider [Adams]DengateRotherfield Parish Registers

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Avery, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation: farmerWilliam Avery, farmerDengate1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Avery, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexMary Avery [Packham]
Alfred Avery, M, [Son], age 24, born SussexAlfred Avery
George Avery, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexGeorge William Avery, farmer
Mary Avery, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexMary Avery
Naomi Avery, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexNaomi Avery
Harriett Avery, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexHarriett Packham Newington [Avery]
Sarah Avery, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexSarah Jane Avery
William Avery, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexWilliam Robert Avery
Charlotte Avery, F, [Daughter], age 2, born SussexCharlotte Avery
Emma Avery, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexEmma Avery
George Medhurst, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Medhurst
Esther Wickham, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantEsther Wickham
Ephraim Gadd, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEphraim Gadd

6th Jun 1841CensusTimothy Hickmott, M, Head, age 70 to 74, born Sussex; occupation: yeomanTimothy Hickmott, yeomanJessamine Lodge, Dengate1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Hickmott, F, [Wife], age 65 to 69, born SussexSarah Hickmott
Frances Hickmott, F, [Grand-Daughter], age 11, born SussexFrances Hickmott
Mary Dudeney, F, age 3, born SussexMary Dudeney
Sarah Wickens, F, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation ServantSarah Dadswell [Wickens] [Summers]
Mary Weston, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantMary Weeks [Weston]
James Jarvis, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Jarvis
Thomas Brumsden, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerThomas Brumsden
John Bellingham, M, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Bellingham
Richard Tester, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard Tester, farmer
Peter Latter, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerPeter Latter
John Fry, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Fry
Thomas Avard, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation farm labourerThomas Avard
James Dadswell, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Dadswell, farm labourer

2nd Jan 1842BirthEliza Bennett [Adams]DanegateRotherfield Parish Registers

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; employs 4 people; occupation: farmerFrances MitchellDengate Farm1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Son; occupation: employed on farmWilliam Mitchell
DaughterLouiza Mitchell
Son; occupation: employed on farmElias Mitchell
DaughterEliza Mitchell
DaughterHenny Mitchell
Servant; occupation: farm labourerHenry Brown
Servant; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Allcorn, labourer
Servant; occupation: farm labourerHenry Brown

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 14 people; occupation: farmerHenry Hickmott, farmerForge Lodge1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeSophia Hickmott [Blackman]
SonJohn George Hickmott
DaughterAmelia Sophia Killick [Hickmott]
Son; occupation: scholarHarry Edwin Timothy Hickmott
Servant; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Hall, farm labourer
Servant; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Hemsley
Servant; occupation: farm labourerEdward MacFarson
Servant; occupation General ServantElizabeth Wilmshurst

7th Apr 1861CensusHenry Hickmott, M, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 270 acres employing 6 men and 3 boysHenry Hickmott, farmerDanegate [Farm]1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Sophia Hickmott, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Wadhurst, SussexSophia Hickmott [Blackman]
J G R Hickmott, M, Son, single, age 27, born Rotherfield, SussexJohn George Hickmott
Henry E T Hickmott, M, Son, single, age 23, born Rotherfield, SussexHarry Edwin Timothy Hickmott
Sarah Dudeney, F, Sister, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolmaster's wifeSarah Dudeney
Ellen Wickens, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantEllen Wickens
Amos Dadswell, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carterAmos Dadswell, farm labourer
Peter Dadswell, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carter's matePeter Dadswell
John Miles, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carter's mateJohn Roser Miles, farm labourer

1867Directory entryLockyer Thomas, blacksmith, DanegateDanegatePost Office Directory

1867Directory entryWoodhams John, farmer, DanegateDanegatePost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Longhurst, M, Head, married, age 54, born Dorking, Surrey; occupation: farmer of 210 acres employing 5 menJohn Longhurst, farmerDengate Farm House1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Sarah A Longhurst, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Cork, IrelandSarah A. Longhurst
Florence Jane Longhurst, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Swindon, Wiltshire; occupation: farmer's daughterFlorence Jane Longhurst
Kate Ellen Longhurst, F, Daughter, age 12, born Madras Presidency, East Indes; occupation: farmer's daughterKate Ellen Longhurst
Montague J Longhurst, M, Son, age 10, born Ticehurst, SussexMontague J. Longhurst
Percy Arthur Longhurst, M, Son, age 7, born Ticehurst, SussexPercy Arthur Longhurst
Laura Emily Longhurst, F, Daughter, age 8, born Ticehurst, SussexLaura Emily Longhurst
Henry A Longhurst, M, Son, age 4, born Kensington, MiddlesexHenry A. Longhurst
Hannah Brown, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Nutley, Sussex; occupation: general servantHannah Brown

1874Directory entryAllcorn William, farmer, DengateDengatePost Office Directory

1874Directory entryAvord James, blacksmith, DanegateDanegatePost Office Directory

c 1875Old Eridge Park, Forge Wood & Great Danegate, South of Eridge Park - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyDanegate Farm [shown as Great Danegate, incorrectly]

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Longhurst, M, Head, married, age 64, born Dorking, employs 2 labourers; occupation: farmerJohn Longhurst, farmerDane Gate [Farm1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Ann Longhurst, F, Wife, married, age 55, born IrelandSarah Ann Longhurst
Kate Ellen Longhurst, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born IndiaKate Ellen Longhurst
Montague John Longhurst, M, Son, single, age 20, born EtchinghamMontague John Longhurst
Laura Emily Longhurst, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born EtchinghamLaura Emily Longhurst
Henry Brander Longhurst, M, Son, age 14, born LondonHenry Brander Longhurst
Charles Pannell, M, Boarder, age 11, born London; occupation ScholarCharles Pannell
Sarah Pannell, F, Boarder, age 9, born London; occupation ScholarSarah Pannell
Frederick Brown, M, Boarder, age 10, born London; occupation: scholarFrederick Brown
Mabel Brown, F, Boarder, age 8, born London; occupation: scholarMabel Brown

c 1899Danegate & Eridge Old Park, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyDanegate

22nd May 1907BirthEsther Elizabeth MitchellDanegate FarmJudith Mitchell's records

2nd Apr 1911CensusObediah Hall, M, Head, married, age 56, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: stockmanObediah Hall, stockmanDanegate Lodge, Eridge Green1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Jane Hall, F, Wife, married 32 years, age 51, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Jane Hall
Edith Eliza Hall, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Rotherfield, SussexEdith Eliza Hall
Ellen Ada Hall, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, SussexEllen Ada Hall

2nd Apr 1911CensusAlfred Curtis, M, Head, married, age 33, born East Ilsley, Berkshire; occupation: coachmanAlfred Curtis, coachmanDanegate Cottage, Eridge Green1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Emily Curtis, F, Wife, married 6 years, age 33, born Milborne Port, SomersetEmily Curtis
Kenneth Curtis, M, Son, age 5, born Paddington, London; occupation: schoolKenneth Curtis
Margaret Curtis, F, Daughter, age 4 months, born Eridge Green, SussexMargaret Curtis

2nd Apr 1911CensusHorace Walpole, M, Head, married, age 67, born St Clement Danes, London; occupation: pensioner civil service, retired Under Secretary of State for IndiaHorace Walpole, pensioner civil service, retired under secretary of state for indiaDanegate House, Eridge Green1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Selina Walpole, F, Wife, married 40 years, age 73, born Kensington, LondonSelina Walpole
Mary Jane Kemp, F, Servant, single, age 48, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: lady's maidMary Jane Kemp
Amelia Sophia Flood, F, Servant, single, age 35, born Sparham, Norfolk; occupation: cookAmelia Sophia Flood
Ada Laura Lawes, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Droxford, Hampshire; occupation: upper housemaidAda Laura Lawes
Nellie Filtness, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Eridge, Sussex; occupation: housemaidNellie Filtness
Frank Sidney Welfare, M, Servant, single, age 27, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: man servantFrank Sidney Welfare

4th Aug 1917BirthJohn Arthur MitchellDanegate FarmJudith Mitchell's records

10th Dec 1918DeathMary DuplockDanegate FarmJudith Mitchell's records

20th Feb 1929DeathEsther Mitchell [Duplock]Danegate FarmJudith Mitchell's records

8th May 1936DeathHelen Mary Mitchell [Burlingham]Danegate FarmJudith Mitchell's records

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