The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Higham    Bells Yew [als Oak] Green  Frant  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1923The Story of Wadhurst by Alfred A. Wace ⇒ p. 75

Historical records

1591HistoryHighamWace's Wadhurst
Highams, 126 acres, was owned in 1591 by Thomas Whitfield, a descendant of the Robert Whitfield shown on Subsidy Roll of 1523 as a large owner of lands in Wadhurst.

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

c 1825Frant, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodHigh Ham

6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Kennard, M, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: bailiffRichard Kennard, bailiffHighham1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Kennard, F, [Wife], age 60 to 64, born SussexAnn Kennard
6th Jun 1841CensusJno Kennard, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: shepherdJno Kennard

6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Tickner, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerHenry Tickner, farm labourerHighham1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusFrances Tickner, F, age 30 to 34, born SussexFrances Tickner
6th Jun 1841CensusJno Tickner, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJno Tickner

6th Jun 1841CensusJno Manktelow, M, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Manktelow, farm labourerMountread1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Manktelow, F, [Wife], age 55 to 59, born SussexMary Manktelow [Kemp]
6th Jun 1841CensusSamuell Manktelow, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: tea dealerSamuell Manktelow, tea dealer
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriett Manktelow, F, [Daughter-in-law], age 25 to 29, born SussexHarriett Manktelow [Grant]
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Manktelow, M, [Grandson], age 3, born SussexJohn Manktelow
6th Jun 1841CensusCaroline Grant, F, age 7, born SussexCaroline Grant

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerEdward Marsh, farm labourerHigham Farm1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeSusan Marsh
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarEsther Marsh
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarGiles Marsh
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarSusan Marsh
30th Mar 1851CensusSonEdward Marsh
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterEmily Marsh

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerJohn TicknerHigham1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeFanny Tickner
30th Mar 1851CensusSonAlbert Tickner
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterAnna Tickner
30th Mar 1851CensusSonAlexander Tickner
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; occupation: carterWilliam Hursell
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; widowed; occupation PAUPERFrances Tickner

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerWilliam SmithHigham Cottage1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeSarah Smith
30th Mar 1851CensusNephewDavid Moon

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Smith, M, Head, married, age 50, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Smith, farm labourerHigham Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusSarah Smith, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Ashurst, KentSarah Smith
7th Apr 1861CensusJames Moon, M, Nephew, single, age 21, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Moon, labourer
7th Apr 1861CensusDavid Moon, M, Nephew, age 13, born Frant, SussexDavid Moon
7th Apr 1861CensusAlice Cheesman, F, Boarder, age 3, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: nurse childAlice Cheesman

7th Apr 1861CensusThomas Crittle, M, Head, married, age 39, born Ightham, Kent; occupation: hack thatcherThomas Crittle, thatcherHigham Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusPhiladelphia Crittle, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Frant, SussexPhiladelphia Crittle
7th Apr 1861CensusPhiladelphia Crittle, F, Daughter, age 12, born Frant, SussexPhiladelphia Crittle
7th Apr 1861CensusAlfred Crittle, M, Son, age 10, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlfred Crittle
7th Apr 1861CensusEmma Crittle, F, Daughter, age 8, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarEmma Crittle
7th Apr 1861CensusSarah K Crittle, F, Daughter, age 6, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarSarah K. Crittle
7th Apr 1861CensusMahala Crittle, F, Daughter, age 4, born Frant, SussexMahala Crittle
7th Apr 1861CensusWalter W Crittle, M, Son, age 1, born Frant, SussexWalter William Crittale
7th Apr 1861CensusHorace Reeves, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: hack thatcher's labourerHorace Reeves

7th Apr 1861CensusEdward Marsh, M, Head, widowed, age 48, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiffEdward Marsh, farm bailiffHigham1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusGiles Marsh, M, Son, age 16, born Frant, SussexGiles Marsh
7th Apr 1861CensusSusan Marsh, F, Daughter, age 14, born Frant, SussexSusan Marsh
7th Apr 1861CensusEliza Marsh, F, Daughter, age 5, born Frant, SussexEliza Marsh
7th Apr 1861CensusJoseph Marsh, M, Son, age 3, born Frant, SussexJoseph Marsh
7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Marsh, M, Son, age 1, born Frant, SussexGeorge Marsh

7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Cottingham, M, Head, married, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Cottingham, farm labourerHigham1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Cottingham, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Bexhill, SussexMary Cottingham
7th Apr 1861CensusCharlotte Cottingham, F, Daughter, age 2, born Frant, SussexCharlotte Cottingham
7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Cottingham, M, Son, age 1, born Frant, SussexGeorge Cottingham
7th Apr 1861CensusSamuel Sivier, M, Boarder, single, age 20, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: carter's mateSamuel Sivier

2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Crittall, M, Head, married, age 49, born Ightham, Kent; occupation: thatcherThomas Crittle, thatcherHigham Cottage1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusPhiladelphia Crittall, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Frant, SussexPhiladelphia Crittle
2nd Apr 1871CensusMahala Crittall, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Frant, SussexMahala Crittle
2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam W Crittall, M, Son, age 12, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarWalter William Crittale
2nd Apr 1871CensusMatilda Crittall, F, Daughter, age 9, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarMatilda Crittale
2nd Apr 1871CensusMinnie A Crittall, F, Daughter, age 7, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarMinnie A. Crittall
2nd Apr 1871CensusEmily Crittall, F, Daughter, age 4, born Frant, SussexEmily Crittall
2nd Apr 1871CensusMary Ann Watts, F, Granddaughter, age 5, born Frant, SussexMary Ann Watts
2nd Apr 1871CensusFrederick Watts, M, Boarder, single, age 22, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: thatcherFrederick Watts

2nd Apr 1871CensusJessee Waters, M, Head, married, age 23, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeperJessee Waters, gamekeeperHigham Cottage1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusBetsey Wells Waters, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Benenden, KentBetsey Wells Waters
2nd Apr 1871CensusJessee Fuller Waters, M, Son, age 8m, born Wadhurst, SussexJessee Fuller Waters

2nd Apr 1871CensusDavid Stevens, M, Head, married, age 36, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiffDavid Stevens, farm bailiffHigham Farm1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusElizabeth F Stevens, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Wadhurst, SussexElizabeth F. Stevens
2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Stevens, M, Son, single, age 17, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Stevens
2nd Apr 1871CensusHarry Stevens, M, Son, age 11, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarHarry Stevens
2nd Apr 1871CensusDavid Stevens, M, Son, age 7, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarDavid Stevens
2nd Apr 1871CensusElizabeth Stevens, F, Daughter, age 4, born Frant, SussexElizabeth Stevens

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Wells, M, Head, married, age 60, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Wells, farm labourerHigham Farm1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusMaria Wells, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Mayfield, SussexMaria Wells
2nd Apr 1871CensusHerbert Edwd Wells, M, Son, single, age 18, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHerbert Edward Wells
2nd Apr 1871CensusEmily Maria Wells, F, Daughter, age 8, born Wadhurst, SussexEmily Maria Wells
2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Haffenden, M, Boarder, single, age 23, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Haffenden, farm labourer

2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Wells, M, Head, married, age 21, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Wells, farm labourer[Higham Farm]1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusSophia Wells, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Lamberhurst, SussexSophia Wells

c 1875Bells Yew Green, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyHigham

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Haffenden, M, Head, married, age 32, born Burwash; occupation: farm labourerJohn Haffenden, farm labourerHigham Cottage1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma Haffenden, F, Wife, married, age 36, born FrantEmma Haffenden [Moon]
3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny Haffenden, F, Daughter, age 7, born Frant; occupation: scholarFanny Haffenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Haffenden, F, Daughter, age 6, born Frant; occupation: scholarSarah Haffenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Haffenden, M, Son, age 5, born FrantGeorge Haffenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnne Haffenden, F, Daughter, age 3, born FrantAnne Haffenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusArthur Haffenden, M, Son, age 8 m, born FrantArthur Haffenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusJesse Waters, M, Head, married, age 33, born Wadhurst; occupation GamekeeperJesse WatersHigham Cottage1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusBetsey Waters, F, Wife, married, age 37, born BenendenBetsey Waters
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Fuller Waters, M, Son, age 8, born Frant; occupation ScholarGeorge Fuller Waters
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlice F. Waters, F, Daughter, age 7, born Frant; occupation ScholarAlice F. Waters
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Waters, F, Daughter, age 3, born FrantAnn Waters
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharls F. Waters, M, Son, age 1, born FrantCharls F. Waters
3rd Apr 1881CensusBetsy F. Waters, F, Daughter, age 1 m, born FrantBetsy F. Waters

3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Stevens, M, Head, married, age 44, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerDavid StevensHigham Farm House1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Stevens, F, Wife, married, age 47, born WadhurstElizabeth Stevens
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarry Stevens, M, Son, single, age 21, born Wadhurst; occupation Railway platelayerHarry Stevens
3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Stevens, M, Son, single, age 17, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerDavid Stevens
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Stevens, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born FrantElizabeth Stevens
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Weeks, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerHenry Weeks

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Swift, M, Head, married, age 29, born Ticehurst; occupation Farm labourerWilliam SwiftHigham Farm House1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharlotte Swift, F, Wife, married, age 36, born TicehurstCharlotte Swift
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam G.T. Swift, M, Son, single, age 15, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerWilliam G.T. Swift
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge S.W. Swift, M, Son, age 13, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerGeorge S.W. Swift
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharlotte E. Swift, F, Daughter, age 10, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarCharlotte E. Swift
3rd Apr 1881CensusArthur G.W. Swift, M, Son, age 7, born Lamberhurst; occupation ScholarArthur G.W. Swift

The Weald is at  Database version 12.4 which has ongoing updates to the 379,932 people; 9,000 places; 613 maps; 3,308 pictures, engravings and photographs; and 244 books loaded in the previous version

Fasthosts web site  
ODNB  
British Libarary  
High Weald  
Sussex Family History Group  
Sussex Record Society  
Sussex Archaeological Society  
Kent Archaeological Society  
Mid Kent Marriages  
Ancestry  
Genes Reunited  
International Genealogical Index  
National Archives  

Top
of the
page