The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Redgate [a.k.a. Rudgate] Mill    Sand Hill Lane  Eridge  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 12; p. 43; p. 76; p. 86; p. 89; p. 279; p. 418

Historical records

1592Occupation TenantGeorge ShaweWatermillPullein's Rotherfield

c 1724Eridge, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenRedgate Mill

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

Jul 1822Deathaged 25 yearsAnn WickensRedgate [a.k.a. Rudgate] MillRotherfield Burial Registers

c 1825Eridge, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodRudgate Mill

26th Feb 1839Redgate Mill and Blackdon Hill, Sussex - 1839Samuel Wickens of Rudgate Mill (occupier) and Lord Abergavenny (owner)Samuel Wickins, millerOrchard, Buildings Fruit etc. (0 acres 3 roods 33 perches) plot 900Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusSamuel Wickens, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation MillerSamuel Wickins, millerRudgate Mill1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ann Wickens, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49, born SussexAnn Wickens
Susannah Wickens, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexSusanna Wickens
Alfred Wickens, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexAlfred Wickens, farmer
Charles Wickens, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexCharles Wickens, farmer and miller
Sarah Wickens, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexSarah Field Buss [Wickens]
Ann Wickens, F, [Grand-Daughter], age 2, born SussexAnn Wickens
Frances Wickens, F, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation ServantFanny Wickins
William Paige, M, Head, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Paige, farmer
Jane Paige, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexJane Paige [Wickens]
Edward Paige, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexEdward Paige, farmer
Thomas Marchant, M, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: miller's journeymanThomas Marchant, miller's journeyman

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed, employs 1 person; occupation Miller and farmerAnn WickensRudgate Hill1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Daughter; occupation Employed at homeSusanna Wickens
Son; occupation Employed as loaderAlfred Wickens, farmer
Son; occupation Employed on the landCharles Wickens, farmer and miller
Granddaughter; occupation ScholarAnn Wickens
GranddaughterMaria Wickens
Grand-son; occupation: scholarSamuel Paige, farm labourer
Servant; occupation: millerThomas Marchant, miller's journeyman

7th Apr 1861CensusCharles Wickens, M, Head, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: miller & farmer of 60 acres employing 2 menCharles Wickens, farmer and millerRudgate Mill1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Harriett Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriet Wickens [Bridger]
Charles Wickens, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexCharles Wickens
Fanny Wickens, F, Niece, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexFanny Wickens
Thomas Marchant, M, Servant, single, age 66, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: millerThomas Marchant, miller's journeyman

1867Directory entryWickens Alfred & Charles, farmers & millers, Rudgate millRudgate millPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusCharles Wickens, M, Head, married, age 44, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 40 acres and miller employing 1 manCharles Wickens, farmer and millerRedgate Mill1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Harriet Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriet Wickens [Bridger]
George J Wickens, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Sawyer Wickens
Ann Wickens, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnn Wickens
Rhoda Wickens, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexRhoda Wickens
Alek Wickens, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexAlex Wickens
Fanny Wickens, F, Niece, age 14, born Rotherfield, SussexFanny Wickens
Philip Bridger, M, Brother-in-law, single, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: miller's grinderBenjamin Philip Bridger

1874Directory entryWickens Chas., farmer & miller, RudgateRudgatePost Office Directory

c 1875Danegate, Redgate & Blackthorn Hill, North of Rotherfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyRedgate Mill

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Wickens, M, Head, married, age 56, born Rotherfield; occupation Farmer and millerCharles Wickens, farmer and millerRedgate Mill1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Harriett Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 44, born RotherfieldHarriet Wickens [Bridger]
George Wickens, M, Son, single, age 19, born RotherfieldGeorge Sawyer Wickens
Ann Wickens, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born RotherfieldAnn Wickens
Rhoda Wickens, F, Daughter, age 13, born RotherfieldRhoda Wickens
Alexander Wickens, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarAlex Wickens
Amos Wickens, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarAmos Wickens
Susanna Wickens, F, Daughter, age 6, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarSusannah Wickens
Philip Bridger, M, Servant, single, age 36, born Rotherfield; occupation: grinderPhilip Bridger

1882Directory entryWickens Chas., farmer & miller, RudgateRudgateKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Everatt, M, Head, married, age 56, born Gainsborough, Lincolnshire; occupation: farmerThomas Everatt, farmerRedgate Mill1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Everatt, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Gainsborough, LincolnshireMary Everatt
Alice Everatt, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Rotherfield, SussexAlice Everatt
Betsy Everatt, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, SussexBetsy Everatt
May Everatt, F, Granddaughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexMay Everatt
Thomas R Wilson, M, Boarder, single, age 30, born IndiaThomas R Wilson

c 1899Redgate Mill & Blackdon Hill, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyRedgate Mill Farm

2nd Apr 1911CensusWalter Wickens, M, Head, married, age 47, born Eridge, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWalter Wickens, farm labourerFrench Cottage, Redgate Mill, Eridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Agnes Kate Wickens, F, Wife, married 5 years, age 29, born Rotherfield, SussexAgnes Kate Wickens [Harman]
Walter William Wickens, M, Son, age 6, born Eridge, SussexWalter William Wickens
George Samuel Wickens, M, Son, age 4, born Eridge, SussexGeorge Samuel Wickens
Agnes Annie Wickens, F, Daughter, age 3, born Eridge, SussexAgnes Annie Wickens
Doris Kathleen Wickens, F, Daughter, age 1, born Eridge, SussexDoris Kathleen Wickens

2nd Apr 1911CensusSamuel Cornford, M, Head, widow, age 71, born Sussex; occupation: farmerSamuel Cornford, farmerRedgate Mill Farm, Eridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
William Cornford, M, Son, single, age 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm workerWilliam Cornford
Thomas Bailey, M, Son-in-law, married, age 36, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Bailey
Jane Bailey, F, Daughter, married 12 years, age 32, born SussexJane Bailey
Frank Cornford, M, Nephew, single, age 25, born Sussex; occupation: shoeing smithFrank Cornford

2nd Apr 1911CensusThomas Parker, M, Head, Married, age 64, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: estate labourerThomas Parker, farm labourerRailway Cottage,, Redgate Mill, Eridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Frances Parker, F, Wife, Married 9 years, age 61, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriett Parker [Pollington]

2nd Apr 1911CensusPhilip Tasker, M, Head, married, age 42, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: signalmanPhilip Tasker, signalmanRailway Cottage,, Redgate Mill, Eridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Eliza Tasker, F, Wife, married 16 years, age 41, born Speldhurst, KentEliza Tasker
Lucy Tasker, F, Daughter, age 14, born Rotherfield, SussexLucy Tasker
Jack Tasker, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield, SussexJack Tasker
Edward Tasker, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, SussexEdward Tasker
George Tasker, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexGeorge Tasker

2nd Apr 1911CensusDavid Morley, M, Head, married, age 52, born Chailey, Sussex; occupation: signalmanDavid Morley, signalmanRedgate Mill Railway Cottage, Eridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Catherine Morley, F, Wife, married 31 years, age 52, born Ditchling, SussexCatherine Morley
Alfred Morley, M, Son, single, age 16, born Pyecombe, Sussex; occupation: gardenerAlfred Morley
Erenest Morley, M, Son, single, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolErenest Morley
George Allcorn, M, Son-in-law, married, age 27, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: market gardenerGeorge Allcorn, market gardener
Elizabeth Allcorn, F, Daughter, married 4 years, age 30, born Lewes, SussexEliza Elizabeth Allcorn [Morley]

2001TodayRedgate Mill Farm

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