The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Historical records

1851Beacon, ThomasThomas Beacon, farmerAtheralls FarmPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed, employs 5 people, occupation: farmerThomas Beacon, farmerFletching Village1851 Census
Fletching, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusVisitor, occupation: farm bailiffGeorge Binney
30th Mar 1851CensusVisitorSarah Binney
30th Mar 1851CensusVisitorAnn Dray
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerTrayton Grover, farm labourer
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; widowed; occupation: farm labourerEdward Heaver
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerSimeon Martin
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: housekeeperAnn Allen

1867Directory entryTidy John & Caleb, farmers, Atherall's farmAtherall's farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryTidy John, farmer, Atherall's farmAtherall's farmPost Office Directory

c 1875Sheffield Park, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyAtheralls Farm

1879RecollectionsThomas Bourne, farmerAtherallsAshdown Forest dispute

During The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 commoners and land owners were interviewed by the solicitor William Raper. Their comments were recorded in a series of notebooks:

Bourne, Thomas. A man of about 40. Tenant of Atheralls, Little Dallhams and Flitteridge Farms, Fletching, belonging to Lord Sheffield. I took the farms at Michaelmas 1876 and that winter before Christmas I had one load of litter from Ashdown Forest near Chelwood. I have not had any since. I have a great quantity of brakes growing on my own farm. I have not turned out.


3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Bourne, M, Head, married, age 41, born Brede, employs 5 men and 1 boy, occupation: farmerThomas Bourne, farmerAtheralls Farm House, Fletching Street1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Bourne, F, Wife, married, age 41, born PlumptonSarah Bourne

1882Directory entryBourne Thomas, farmer, Atherall's farmAtherall's farmKelly's Directory

1888Directory entryBourne, Thos., Atherall's farmAtherall's farmBrooker's Guide

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