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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine PulleinOur Surroundings in 1597 p. ii; p. 35

Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Bennett, M, Head, age 32, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerHenry Bennett, farm labourerCourt Mead, Village1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriet Bennett, F, [Wife], age 34, born SussexHarriet Bennett [Dadswell]
6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Bennett, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexHenry Bennett
6th Jun 1841CensusEllen Bennett, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexEllen Bennett
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Bennett, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexWilliam Bennett
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriet Bennett, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexHarriett Bennett
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Bennett, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexAnn Bennett

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farmer and builderGeorge Edwards, farmer and builderVillage [Court Farm]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeAnn Edwards [Aldis]
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: carpenterCharles Edwards, valuer and surveyor
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: farmerGeorge Edwards, master grocer, draper and postmaster

7th Apr 1861CensusBenjamin Corke, M, Head, widowed, age 71, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 300 acres employing 7 menBenjamin Cork, farmerVillage [Court Farm]1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusHarriott Corke, F, Granddaughter, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperHarriett Wickens Hickmott [Corke]
7th Apr 1861CensusMahala Mudgridge, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: general servantMahala Mudgridge
7th Apr 1861CensusFrederick Martin, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carterFrederick Martin

1867Directory entryCorke Benjamin, farmer, CourtCourtPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusEliza Carter, F, Head, married, age 22, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farmer's wifeEliza Carter, farmer's wifeCourt Meade1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusAda Carter, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexAda Carter
2nd Apr 1871CensusAnn Marchant, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: nurseAnn Marchant
2nd Apr 1871CensusEliza Holmwood, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general servantEliza Georgiana Wigmore Homewood
2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Mankellow, M, Servant, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantJames Mankellow
2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Rogers, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantGeorge Rogers, farm labourer

1872AddressBenjamin Cork, farmerCourt FarmInscriptions at St Denys

c 1875Catts Corner, Town Row, Horse Grove & Cottage Hill, Rotherfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyCourt Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Rochester, M, Head, married, age 35, born Burwash, employs 6 men and 3 boys; occupation FarmerJohn RochesterCourt Farm1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusCaroline W. Rochester, F, Wife, married, age 40, born MayfieldCaroline W. Rochester
3rd Apr 1881CensusKatherine W. Rochester, F, Daughter, age 4, born RotherfieldKatherine W. Rochester
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriet A. Wickens, F, Serv, single, age 18, born Rotherfield; occupation Domestic servantHarriet A. Wickens

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Rochester, M, Head, married, age 45, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation FarmerJohn RochesterCourt Farm1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusCaroline Winifred Rochester, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Mayfield, SussexCaroline Winifred Rochester
5th Apr 1891CensusKatherine Winifred Rochester, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Rotherfield, SussexKatherine Winifred Rochester
5th Apr 1891CensusSarah Ann Wickens, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation General Domestic ServantSarah Ann Wickens

c 1899Rotherfield, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyCourt Farm

2nd Apr 1911CensusJohn Rochester, M, Head, married 36 years, age 64, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn RochesterCourt Farm, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusCaroline Rochester, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Mayfield, SussexCaroline Rochester
2nd Apr 1911CensusSarah Ann Wickens, F, Servant, single, age 42, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general servantSarah Ann Wickens

2nd Apr 1911CensusAnsley Tapsell, F, Head, widow, age 70, born Mayfield, SussexAnsley TapsellCourt Farm Cottage, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusHarry Tapsell, M, Son, single, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: horse man on farmHarry Tapsell
2nd Apr 1911CensusLouisa Kate Tapsell, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: laundry workLouisa Kate Tapsell

2001TodayCourt Mead

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