The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Gillhope Farm    Witherenden Road  Mayfield  
Historical records

1295Tax listTax - 3s 0dPeter de ChillehopeChillehope [now Gillhope]

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

c 1825Mayfield, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodGillhope

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Noakes, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation FarmerJohn NoakesGillhope1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Eliza Noakes, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexEliza Noakes [Dadswell]
Eliza Noakes, F, [Daughter], age 2, born SussexEliza Noakes
Elizabeth Napp, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantElizabeth Napp
George Wells, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation ServantGeorge Wells
Samuel Weston, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantSamuel Weston

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 25 people; occupation FarmerJohn NoakesGill Hope1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeEliza Noakes [Dadswell]
DaughterAnne Noakes
SonBenjamin Noakes
DaughterCaroline Noakes
Servant, occupation: farm labourerJohn Carter
Servant; occupation: general servantEmily Ashdown
Visitor; occupation DraperThomas C. Wells

7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Noakes, M, Head, married, age 64, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 400 acres employing 17 men and 3 boysJohn Noakes, farmerGillhope1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Noakes, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farmer's wifeElizabeth Noakes
Benjamin Noakes, M, Son, single, age 25, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonBenjamin Noakes
Eliza Noakes, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonEliza Noakes
Caroline Noakes, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonCaroline Noakes
Ann Slee, F, Visitor, widowed, age 50, born Borough, London; occupation: seamstressAnn Slee
Dines Bailey, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantDinah Bailey
Peter Umphrey, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: groomPeter Humphrey, farm labourer

1867Directory entryNoakes John, farmer, GillhopeGillhopePost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusBenjamin Noakes, M, Head, married, age 35, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 400 acres employing 18 men and boysBenjamin Noakes, farmerGillhope1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Emily Noakes, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Mayfield, SussexEmily Noakes
Arthur Noakes, M, Son, age 7, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarArthur Noakes
Sophia Noakes, F, Aunt, single, age 68, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: annuitantSophia Noakes
Philadelphia Weston, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: cook and dairymaidPhiladelphia Weston
Charlotte A.M. Weston, F, Servant, age 13, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: nursemaidCharlotte A.M. Weston
Ruth Norman, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Isfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantRuth Norman
Corke Mark, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerCorke Mark

1874Directory entryNoakes Benjamin, farmer, GillhopeGillhopePost Office Directory

c 1875Merryweather, Luckhurst, Gillhope & Fair Oak, East of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyGillhope

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Knight, M, Head, married, age 47, born Mayfield, employs 7 men and 3 boys; occupation: farmerCharles Knight, farmerGill House1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Anna Elizth. Knight, F, Wife, married, age 41, born MayfieldAnna Elizth. Knight
Marchant Knight, M, Son, single, age 19, born MayfieldMarchant Knight
John Avery Knight, M, Son, single, age 17, born MayfieldJohn Avery Knight
Beatrice Anna Knight, F, Daughter, age 15, born MayfieldBeatrice Anna Knight
Charlotte Elizth. Knight, F, Daughter, age 8, born MayfieldCharlotte Elizth. Knight
Minnie Elizth. Knight, F, Daughter, age 6, born MayfieldMinnie Elizth. Knight
Ernest Knight, M, Son, age 1, born MayfieldErnest Knight
Ann Lawrence, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Burwash; occupation: domestic servantAnn Lawrence
Harriet King, F, Dress Maker, widowed, age 63, born MayfieldHarriet King

1882Directory entryKnight Charles, farmer, GillhopeGillhopeKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Knight, M, Head, married, age 58, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerCharles Knight, farmerGillhope1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Anna Knight, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Mayfield, SussexAnna Knight
Marchant Knight, M, Son, single, age 29, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonMarchant Knight
Thomas Knight, M, Son, single, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonThomas Knight
Alfred Knight, M, Son, single, age 22, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonAlfred Knight
Charlotte Knight, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm houseworkCharlotte Knight
Minnie Knight, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm houseworkMinnie Knight
Ernest Knight, M, Son, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarErnest Knight
Hellen Molden, F, Visitor, married, age 46, born Mayfield, SussexHellen Molden

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