The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Chafford House    Fordcombe  Penshurst  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1766The History of Tunbridge Wells by Thomas Benge Burr ⇒ p. 166
1797The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent - Volume III by Edward Hastedp. 250
1797The Tunbridge Wells Guide by J. Sprange ⇒ p. 146
1840New Guide for Tunbridge Wells by John Colbran and edited by James Phippen ⇒ p. 269

Historical records

c 1555BirthSir George RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

c 1557BirthJohn RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

c 1558BirthHenry RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

c 1560BirthRichard RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

c 1561BirthWilliam RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

c 1563BirthEdward RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

c 1564BirthAlice RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

c 1566BirthElizabeth Howland [Rivers]Chafford HouseIGI - Family Search

c 1567BirthDorothy RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

1579BirthSir John RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

c 1585BirthFrances Sadlow [Rivers]Chafford HouseIGI - Family Search

c 1587BirthElizabeth Rowe [Rivers]Chafford HouseIGI - Family Search

c 1627BirthElizabeth RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

1638BirthSir John RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

1667BirthThomas RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

c 1689BirthGeorge RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

1691BirthDorothy Goodall [Rivers]Chafford HouseIGI - Family Search

1692BirthBeversham RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

1695BirthPhiladelphia Baker [Rivers]Chafford HouseIGI - Family Search

1696BirthHenrietta Maria Webb [Rivers]Chafford HouseIGI - Family Search

18th Sep 1697BirthCharlotte RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

27th Sep 1698BirthGeorge RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

13th Jul 1700BirthMargaret Groombridge [Rivers]Chafford HousePrivate Groombridge contribution

1703BirthThomas RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

c 1723BirthSir John RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

c 1725BirthSir Peter RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

c 1727BirthJames RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

c 1729BirthAnne RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

1779BirthSir Henry Chandos RiversChafford HouseIGI - Family Search

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Hopkins, M, Head, married, age 36, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: employed at paper millWilliam Hopkins, employed at paper millChafford Entrance1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Maria Hopkins, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Withyham, SussexMaria Hopkins [Baldwin]
Augusta Hopkins, F, Daughter, age 12, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholarAugusta Hopkins
Infant Hopkins, M, Son, age 3 w, born Penshurst, KentClemence E Hopkins

3rd Apr 1881CensusBenjamin Winter, M, Head, married, age 49, born East Farleigh, Kent; occupation Farm labourerBenjamin WinterChafford Entrance1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Emily Winter, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Isfield, SussexEmily Winter [Alcorn] [Gurr]
George Allcorn, M, Wife's son, single, age 18, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Allcorn, farm labourer
William Allcorn, M, Wife's son, age 14, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Allcorn
Thomas Allcorn, M, Wife's son, age 11, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Allcorn

3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Ovenden, F, Head, single, age 56, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Paper SorterElizabeth OvendenForemans House, Chafford Paper Mills1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Frederick W. Ovenden, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation Paper MakerFrederick W. Ovenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusMartha Colegate, F, Head, widowed, age 36, born Penshurst, KentMartha ColegateCoachmans Cottage, Chafford House1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Edwin Colegate, M, Son, single, age 16, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: groomEdwin Colegate
Kate A. Colegate, F, Daughter, age 14, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: employed at paper millKate A. Colegate
Annie Colegate, F, Daughter, age 8, born Penshurst, KentAnnie Colegate
Thomas Ed. Colegate, M, Son, age 6, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholarThomas Edward Colegate
George Thos. Wood, M, Nephew, single, age 19, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: gardenerGeorge Thomas Wood
Samuel Ellis, M, Boarder, single, age 27, born Woolwich, Kent; occupation: labourerSamuel Ellis
William Busbridge, M, Boarder, single, age 47, born Gillingham, Kent, occupation: labourerWilliam Busbridge

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Hoath, M, Head, married, age 52, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Hoath, farm labourerChafford Farm Cottage1881 Census
Penshurst, Kent
Mary Hoath, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Penshurst, KentMary Hoath
Frederick Hoath, M, Son, single, age 23, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerFrederick Hoath
Evan Hoath, M, Son, single, age 20, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerEvan Hoath
Julia Hoath, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: dressmakerJulia Hoath

The Weald is at  Database version 13.2 which has ongoing updates to the 390,905 people; 9,000 places; 613 maps; 3,308 pictures, engravings and photographs; and 247 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