The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 14; p. 56; p. 70; p. 316

Historical records

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

26th Feb 1839Cottage Hill, Rotherfield - 1839G H Kennett (occupier) and George Wickens (owner)George Kennett, armyHomestead, House Buildings etc. (1 acres 2 roods 15 perches) plot 3156Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Kennett, M, Head, age 30 to 34; occupation: armyGeorge Kennett, armyHorse Grove1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ann Kennett, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexAnn Kennett
Emily Kennett, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexEmily Kennett
John Smith, M, age 55 to 59, born SussexJohn Smith
Mary Smith, F, age 50 to 54, born SussexMary Smith
Barbara Baker, F, age 14, born Sussex; occupation: servantBarbara Baker
Ann Waghorn, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantAnn Waghorn

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation FarmerThomas StandenHorse Grove1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Standen
Servant; occupation: general servantSarah Eastwood
Servant; occupation: farm labourerStephen Eastwood, farm labourer

7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Wray, Esquire, M, Head, single, age 34, born Bedale, Yorkshire; occupation: landed proprietorGeorge Wray, Esquire, landed proprietorHorse Grove House1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Ellen Baldwin, F, Servant, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperEllen Baldwin [Holmwood]

1867Directory entryThirkell George Oyler, esq., Horse groveHorse grovePost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Mcintyre, M, Head, married, age 41, born Scotland; occupation: M.D.M.B.C.M. (surgeon)John Mcintyre, M.D.M.B.C.M.Horse Grove1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary A Mcintyre, F, Wife, married, age 30, born ScotlandMary A. Mcintyre
Elizabeth Mck Mcintyre, F, Daughter, age 3, born British Subject, BrazilElizabeth Mck Mcintyre
Alice K Mcintyre, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexAlice K. Mcintyre
Elizabeth C Saunders, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: general servantEliza Cathline Saunders
Mary A Killick, F, Servant, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: nurseMary Ann Killick

1874Directory entryM`intyre John, Horse groveHorse grovePost Office Directory

1874Directory entryMcIntyre John, M.D., Horse groveHorse grovePost Office Directory

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 SurveyHorse Grove

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Wray, M, Head, widowed, age 50, born Yorkshire; occupation Landed ProprietorGeorge WrayHorse Grove1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Eliza M. Wood, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation HousekeeperEliza M. Wood
Kate Harman, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Rotherfield; occupation: domestic servantKate Bellingham [Harman]

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Miles, M, Head, married, age 65, born Rotherfield; occupation: master tailorHenry Miles, master tailorHorse Grove Villas1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Jane Miles, F, Wife, married, age 54, born HampshireJane Miles [Privett]
Ada J. Miles, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: scholarAda J. Miles

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Paige, M, Head, married, age 43, born Rotherfield; occupation: farmerEdward Paige, farmerFarm House1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Lamia Paige, F, Wife, married, age 36Lamia Paige [Lilley]
Lilly L. Paige, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarLilly Lamia Paige
William Paige, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarEdward William Paige
Jane A. Paige, F, Daughter, age 1, born RotherfieldJane Ann Paige

1882Directory entryWray George, Horsegrove houseHorsegrove houseKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusEmma Ellerman, F, Head, widowed, age 66, born Haddenham, Cambridgeshire; occupation: living on own meansEmma Ellerman, living on own meansHorse Grove1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Clarence Ellerman, M, Son, single, age 27, born Victoria, Australia; occupation: doctor of medicineClarence Ellerman
Hannah Smith, F, Housekeeper, widowed, age 47, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperHannah Smith
Martha Smith, F, Boarder, age 9, born Capel, Kent; occupation: scholarMartha Smith
Christiana Smith, F, Boarder, age 2, born Capel, KentChristiana Smith

c 1899Cottage Hill, Rotherfield - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyHorsegrove House

2nd Apr 1911CensusHenry Thorpe, M, Head, married, age 49, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: farm bailiffHenry Thorpe, farm bailiffHorse Grove Farm, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Clara Thorpe, F, Wife, married 24 years, age 52, born Pembury, KentClara Thorpe
Henry Thorpe, M, Son, single, age 22, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: cycle mechanicHenry Thorpe
Minnie Anne Leonard, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Berthersden, Kent; occupation: general servantMinnie Anne Leonard

2nd Apr 1911CensusReuben Howell, M, Head, married, age 24, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: waggoner and milkman on farmReuben Howell, waggoner and milkman on farm1 Horse Grove Farm Cottages, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Naomi Howell, F, Wife, married 3 years, age 31, born Heathfield, SussexNaomi Howell
Laura Howell, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexLaura Howell

2nd Apr 1911CensusDaniel May, M, Head, married, age 35, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: cowman on farmDaniel May, cowman on farm2 Horse Grove Farm Cottages, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Louisa May, F, Wife, married 1 year, age 24, born Enville, StaffordshireSarah Louisa May
Daniel May, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexDaniel May

2nd Apr 1911CensusDaniel May, M, Head, married, age 63, born Kingseler, Hampshire; occupation: farm labourerDaniel May, farm labourer3 Horse Grove Farm Cottages, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sophia May, F, Wife, married 35 years, age 73, born Wadhurst, SussexSophia May

2nd Apr 1911CensusHenry Albert Hall, M, Head, married, age 40, born Arundel, Sussex; occupation: physician and surgeonHenry Albert Hall, physician and surgeonHorse Grove House, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mabel Irene Hall, F, Wife, married 4 years, age 29, born Marden Ash, EssexMabel Irene Hall
Maude Louise Holyoake, F, Visitor, married, age 34, born Marden Ash, EssexMaude Louise Holyoake
Ellen Edith Holmwood, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: cookEllen Edith Holmwood
Ethel Annie Grant, F, Servant, single, age 20, born London; occupation: housemaidEthel Annie Grant

2001TodayHorsegrove House

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