The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1798The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent - Volume V by Edward Hastedp. 305
1810Tunbridge Wells and its Neighbourhood by Paul Amsinck and Letitia Byrnep. 32
1830Guide of Tunbridge Wells ⇒ p. 159
1832Descriptive Sketches of Tunbridge Wells and the Calverley Estate by John Britton, F.S.A. ⇒ p. 116
1840New Guide for Tunbridge Wells by John Colbran and edited by James Phippen ⇒ p. 191
1851The Chronicle of Battel Abbey from 1066 to 1176 by Mark Antony Lower, M.A.p. 144
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. 16; p. 524; p. 745
1883Pelton's Illustrated Guide to Tunbridge Wells by J. Radford Thomson, M.A. ⇒ p. 179
1887Scotney Castle by Edward Hussey ⇒ p. 38
1909English Homes and Villages (Kent & Sussex)
also published as
Tunbridge Wells and its Neighbourhood by Lady Hope ⇒ p. 85
1933Country Houses of Kent by Arthur Oswald ⇒ p. 8

Historical records

1783North East Front of ScotneyNorth East Front of Scotney, watercolour (26.5 x 18.5 cm) painted by Samuel Hieronymus GrimmSamuel Hieronymus Grimm, topographical artist© British Library Board - Shelfmark: Additional MS 5670, Item number: f. 1 (no. 1)

12th Aug 1786Scotney CastleScotney Castle, Lamberhurst by Sparrow and published by S. HooperPrivate collection

1809Scotney CastleScotney Castle, Lamberhurst by Paul Amsinck & engraved by Letitia ByrneLetitia ByrneAmsinck's Tunbridge Wells

1809Scotney CastleScotney Castle, Lamberhurst by Paul Amsinck & engraved by Letitia ByrneLetitia ByrneAmsinck's Tunbridge Wells

30th Mar 1851CensusGeorge Bishop, M, Head, married, age 43, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeperGeorge Bishop, gamekeeperScotney Gate1851 Census
Lamberhurst, Sussex and Kent
Hannah Bishop, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Lamberhurst, SussexHannah Bishop
Robert Bishop, M, Son, single, age 15, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRobert Bishop
Isaac Bishop, M, Son, single, age 12, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarIsaac Bishop
Harriott Bishop, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarHarriott Bishop
Hannah Bishop, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarHannah Bishop
George Bishop, M, Son, single, age 7, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: at homeGeorge Bishop
Thomas Bishop, M, Son, single, age 5, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: at homeThomas Bishop
Ruth Bishop, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: at homeRuth Bishop
Edward Bishop, M, Son, single, age 1, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: at homeEdward Bishop

30th Mar 1851CensusGeorge Wells, M, Head, married, age 44, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: gardenerGeorge Wells, gardenerOld Scotney1851 Census
Lamberhurst, Sussex and Kent
Mary Wells, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Swillington, YorkshireMary Wells
Maria Wells, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarMaria Wells

30th Mar 1851CensusSarah Stephens, F, Head, single, age 54, born Bristol, Somerset; occupation: housekeeperSarah Stephens, housekeeperScotney Castle1851 Census
Lamberhurst, Sussex and Kent
Elizabeth Cripps, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Packham, Kent; occupation: dairymaidElizabeth Cripps
Thomas Croft, M, Servant, widowed, age 30, born Benenden, Kent; occupation: farm labourerThomas Croft

30th Mar 1851CensusGeorge Peake, M, Head, single, age 17, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: garden labourerGeorge Peake, garden labourerGarden Cottage1851 Census
Lamberhurst, Sussex and Kent

30th Mar 1851CensusJames Bartholomew, M, Head, married, age 29, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerJames Bartholomew, farm labourerLittle Scotney1851 Census
Lamberhurst, Sussex and Kent
Ann Bartholomew, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Goudhurst, KentAnn Bartholomew
Wellcom Bartholomew, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarWellcom Bartholomew
Isabella Bartholomew, F, Daughter, single, age 10M, born Lamberhurst, SussexIsabella Bartholomew

30th Mar 1851CensusWilliam Richardson, M, Head, married, age 27, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: carterWilliam Richardson, carterLittle Scotney1851 Census
Lamberhurst, Sussex and Kent
Charlotte Richardson, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Goudhurst, KentCharlotte Richardson
John Richardson, M, Son, single, age 7, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarJohn Richardson
Thomas Richardson, M, Son, single, age 5, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarThomas Richardson
Sophia Richardson, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarSophia Richardson
Ann Richardson, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Lamberhurst, SussexAnn Richardson
Mary Richardson, F, Daughter, single, age 2M, born Lamberhurst, SussexMary Richardson

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Thos. Hutchinson, M, Head, married, age 40, born Ampton, Suffolk; occupation: gardener domestic servantHenry Thos. Hutchinson, gardener domestic servantScotney Lodge Cottage1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
Sarah E. Hutchinson, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Elvetham, Hampshire; occupation: gardener domestic servant wifeSarah E. Hutchinson
Alice Hutchinson, F, Daughter, age 12, born Esher, Surrey; occupation: scholarAlice Hutchinson
Elizabeth E. Hutchinson, F, Daughter, age 11, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth E. Hutchinson
Thomas Hutchinson, M, Son, age 9, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Hutchinson
Helen Hutchinson, F, Daughter, age 7, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarHelen Hutchinson

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Bishop, M, Head, widowed, age 74, born Inksell; occupation: farmerGeorge Bishop, farmerScotney Gates1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
Isaac Bishop, M, Son, single, age 42, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeperIsaac Bishop
Harriett Jupp, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantHarriett Jupp

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Hodgkin, M, Head, married, age 35, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: sawyerJames Hodgkin, sawyerScotney Timber Yard1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
Clara Hodgkin, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: sawyer's wifeClara Hodgkin
Annie Hodgkin, F, Daughter, age 10, born Lamberhurst, SussexAnnie Hodgkin
Louisa Hodgkin, F, Daughter, age 8, born Lamberhurst, SussexLouisa Hodgkin
Clara Hodgkin, F, Daughter, age 6, born Lamberhurst, SussexClara Hodgkin
Alice Hodgkin, F, Daughter, age 4, born Lamberhurst, SussexAlice Hodgkin
Margaret Hodgkin, F, Daughter, age 1, born Lamberhurst, SussexMargaret Hodgkin

3rd Apr 1881CensusMarion Bootes, F, Head, single, age 17, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmakerMarion Bootes, dressmakerScotney Timber Yard1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
Frank Bootes, M, Brother, single, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: carpenterFrank Bootes
Flora M. Bootes, F, Sister, age 12, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarFlora M. Bootes
Charley Bootes, M, Brother, age 12, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharley Bootes

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Bartholomew, M, Head, widowed, age 83, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: labourerJames Bartholomew, labourerScotney Timber Yard1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
James Bartholomew, M, Son, single, age 51, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: labourerJames Bartholomew
H. Leigh, F, Daughter, widowed, age 45, born Lamberhurst, SussexH. Leigh

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Stone, M, Head, widowed, age 63, born Royal...St Anham, Buckingham; occupation: land steward and farm bailiffJames Stone, land steward and farm bailiffOld Scotney Castle1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
Fanny Mott, F, Niece, single, age 41, born St Pancras, Middlesex; occupation: domestic servantFanny Mott
Elizabeth Sapp, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: domestic servantElizabeth Sapp

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward (Esq.) Hussey, M, Head, married, age 73, born St Mary Le Bone, Middlesex; occupation: justice of peaceEdward (Esq.) Hussey, justice of peaceScotney Castle1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
Henrietta S. (Honble) Hussey, F, Wife, married, age 61, born St Georges, MiddlesexHenrietta S. (Honble) Hussey
Edward Winder Hussey, M, Son, single, age 25, born St Georges, Middlesex; occupation: justice of peaceEdward Winder Hussey
Gertrude Anne Hussey, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born St Georges, MiddlesexGertrude Anne Hussey
Mildred H. Hussey, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born St Georges, MiddlesexMildred H. Hussey
Henry Mellish, M, Visitor, single, age 24, born Richmond, Surrey; occupation: student at lawHenry Mellish
Frederick Tunnell, M, Servant, widowed, age 49, born Egham, Surrey; occupation: butler (domestic)Frederick Tunnell
Herbert Prestage, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Leamington, Warwick; occupation: footman (domestic)Herbert Prestage
Frederick Morris, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: footman (domestic)Frederick Herbert Morris
William Styles, M, Servant, single, age 22, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: groom (domestic)William Styles
Frederick Barrow, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: stable helper (domestic)Frederick Barrow
Fanny Puttock, F, Servant, single, age 44, born Limpsfield, Surrey; occupation: housekeeper (domestic)Fanny Puttock
Ann Evans, F, Servant, single, age 44, born Ely, Cambridge; occupation: ladysmaid (domestic)Ann Evans
Janet Griffin, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Norfolk; occupation: ladysmaid (domestic)Janet Griffin
Harriett Rowberry, F, Servant, single, age 34, born Leigh, Worcester; occupation: ladysmaid (domestic)Harriett Rowberry
Fanny Clelford, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Woodford, Wiltshire; occupation: ladysmaid (domestic)Fanny Clelford
Elizabeth Lloyd, F, Servant, widowed, age 25, born Botting..., Radnorshire, Wales; occupation: dairymaid (domestic)Elizabeth Lloyd
Ella Griffiths, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Etterley, Shropshire; occupation: kitchenmaid (domestic)Ella Griffiths
Catherine Noakes, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scullerymaid (domestic)Catherine Noakes

3rd Apr 1881CensusHorace Clapson, M, Head, married, age 37, born Robertsbridge, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHorace Clapson, farm labourerGreat Scotney Cottage1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
Ruth Clapson, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's wifeRuth Clapson
Frances M. Clapson, F, Daughter, age 16, born Chiddingstone, KentFrances M. Clapson
Albert G. Clapson, M, Son, age 9, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation: scholarAlbert G. Clapson
Ernest U. Clapson, M, Son, age 5, born Under River Nr Sevenoaks, KentErnest U. Clapson
Minnie M. Clapson, F, Daughter, age 3, born Lamberhurst, SussexMinnie M. Clapson
Florence S. Clapson, F, Daughter, age 4 m, born Lamberhurst, SussexFlorence S. Clapson

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Croft, M, Head, married, age 60, born Benenden, Kent; occupation: coachmanThomas Croft, coachmanGreat Scotney Cottage1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
Eliza Croft, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: coachman wifeEliza Croft
George Croft, M, Son, married, age 24, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Croft

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Bailey, M, Head, married, age 50, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: shepherdJames Bailey, shepherdLittle Scotney Cottage1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
Catherine Bailey, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: shepherd's wifeCatherine Bailey [Bowles]
Mary Ann Bailey, F, Daughter, age 12, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarMary Ann Ellis [Bailey]
George Bailey, M, Son, age 10, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarGeorge Bailey
Emily Bailey, F, Daughter, age 8, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarEmily Bailey
Bertie Bailey, M, Son, age 2, born Lamberhurst, KentBertie Bailey

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Goodsell, M, Head, married, age 35, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: waggonerJames Goodsell, waggonerLittle Scotney Cottage1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
Charlotte E. Goodsell, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: waggoner's wifeCharlotte E. Goodsell
Elizabeth Goodsell, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mountfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Goodsell
James Goodsell, M, Son, age 7, born Mountfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJames Goodsell
Ellen Goodsell, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mountfield, SussexEllen Goodsell
Adeline Goodsell, F, Daughter, age 4, born Mountfield, SussexAdeline Goodsell

1887Remains of Scotney CastleRemains of Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst photographed by Ink-photo, Sprague & Co, LondonScotney Castle

1887Old Scotney CastleOld Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst photographed by Ink-photo, Sprague & Co, LondonScotney Castle

1900Scotney CastleScotney Castle, LamberhurstPrivate collection

c 1900Scotney CastleScotney Castle, Lamberhurst painted by Charles Essenhigh CorkeCharles Essenhigh Corke, artist and photographerEnglish Homes and Villages

1910Scotney Old CastleScotney Old Castle, Lamberhurst photographed by A. Padgham, LamberhurstPrivate collection

c 1930Scotney Castle - an enchanted settingScotney Castle - an enchanted settingCountry Houses

c 1930Scotney Castle - the towerScotney Castle - the towerCountry Houses

c 1930Scotney Castle - the towerScotney Castle - the towerCountry Houses

c 1930Scotney Castle - the bridge, tower and mansionScotney Castle - the bridge, tower and mansionCountry Houses

c 1930Scotney Castle - the new house built in 1837Scotney Castle - the new house built in 1837Country Houses

1936Lamberhurst Scotney Estate workers. Cousins Robert Hodgkin & Charles Barrow Lamberhurst Scotney Estate workers. Cousins Robert Hodgkin & Charles Barrow , LamberhurstJim Smith's records

c 1950ScotneyScotney, LamberhurstJim Smith's records

1962Scotney CastleScotney Castle, Lamberhurst photographed by Country LifeCountry Life Picture Book of Kent and Sussex - 1962
reproduced with the permission of Country Life

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