The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Bedgebury    Bedgebury Road  Goudhurst  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1798The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent - Volume VII by Edward Hastedp. 73
1840New Guide for Tunbridge Wells by John Colbran and edited by James Phippen ⇒ p. 220
1874A History of The Weald of Kent with an outline of the History of the County to the present time, Volume II by Robert Furley, F.S.A.p. 13; p. 457; p. 494; p. 745
1914Highways and Byways in Kent by Walter Jerrold with Illustrations by Hugh Thomson ⇒ p. 253

Historical records

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Holmwood, M, Head, widowed, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: blacksmithGeorge John Holmwood, blacksmithBedgbury1881 Census
Goudhurst, Kent
Ann Tolhurst, F, Servant, single, age 48, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: housekeeperAnn Tolhurst
Kate Tolhurst, F, Boarder, age 13, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarKate Tolhurst

3rd Apr 1881CensusJesse Brabon, M, Head, married, age 56, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerJesse Brabon, farm labourerBedgbury1881 Census
Goudhurst, Kent
Emily Brabon, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Goudhurst, KentEmily Brabon
Albert Brabon, M, Son, age 11, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarAlbert Brabon
Emily Brabon, F, Daughter, age 4, born Goudhurst, KentEmily Brabon

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Styles, M, Head, married, age 58, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerJames Styles, farm labourerMr Hopes Stables1881 Census
Goudhurst, Kent
Harriett Styles, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Horsmonden, KentHarriett Styles
Caroline A. Styles, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Goudhurst, KentCaroline A. Styles
Edwin T. Styles, M, Son, single, age 18, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerEdwin T. Styles
James E. Styles, M, Son, single, age 13, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarJames E. Styles
Kate J. Styles, F, Daughter, age 11, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarKate J. Styles

3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny A. Parks, F, Head, married, age 46, born Lambeth, SurreyFanny A. ParksMr Hopes Stables1881 Census
Goudhurst, Kent
Alice H. Parks, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: nurse and domestic servantAlice H. Parks
Emolie C. Parks, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: dressmakerEmolie C. Parks
Eleanor A. Parks, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Goudhurst, KentEleanor A. Parks
William F. Parks, M, Son, age 14, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam F. Parks
Arthur M. Parks, M, Son, age 12, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarArthur M. Parks
Fanny E. Parks, F, Daughter, age 4, born Goudhurst, KentFanny E. Parks
Infant Parks, M, Son, age 1 m, born Goudhurst, KentInfant Parks

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Tester, M, Head, married, age 48, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred TesterMr Hopes Stables1881 Census
Goudhurst, Kent
Ann Tester, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, SussexAnn Tester [Dadswell]
Matilda Tester, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: dressmakerMatilda Tester
Flora Tester, F, Daughter, age 10, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarFlora Tester
Adelaide C. Tester, F, Daughter, age 8, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarAdelaide C. Tester
Edith Tester, F, Daughter, age 2, born Goudhurst, KentEdith Tester

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Boorman, M, Head, married, age 54, born Goudhurst, Kent, occupation: groom and domestic servantSamuel Boorman, groom and domestic servantMr Hopes Stables1881 Census
Goudhurst, Kent
Sarah Boorman, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Benenden, KentSarah Boorman [Tolhurst]
Sarah Boorman, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Goudhurst, KentSarah Boorman
Fanny Boorman, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Goudhurst, Kent, occupation: dressmakerFanny Walter [Boorman]
Esther Boorman, F, Daughter, age 13, born Goudhurst, Kent, occupation: scholarEsther Boorman
Minnie Boorman, F, Daughter, age 11, born Goudhurst, Kent, occupation: scholarMinnie Boorman

1912Bedgebury HouseBedgebury House, Goudhurst photographed by Valentine's seriesPrivate collection

c 1917BegeburyBegebury, GoudhurstJim Smith's records

1918Bedgebury ParkBedgebury Park, GoudhurstJim Smith's records

1919The Drive, BedgeburyThe Drive, Bedgebury photographed by R. Midmer, Post Office, GoudhurstPrivate collection

c 1930Bedgebury ParkBedgebury Park, GoudhurstJim Smith's records

1959The Lake, Bedgebury National ParkThe Lake, Bedgebury National ParkJim Smith's records

1970Bedgebury SchoolBedgebury School, GoudhurstJim Smith's records

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