The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
High Gate Farm      Rotherfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine PulleinOur Surroundings in 1597 p. ii; p. 43; p. 76; p. 276

Historical records

1597Rotherfield surroundingsRotherfield surroundingsHigh GatePullein's Rotherfield

26th Feb 1839North of Rotherfield - 1839Richard Brown (occupier and owner)Richard Brown, farm labourerHouse and Garden, House and Garden (0 acres 1 roods 18 perches) plot 1800Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Brown, M, Head, age 80 to 84, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard Brown, farm labourerHigate1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Hannah Leonard, F, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation ServantHannah Hobbs [Leonard]
Hannah Leonard, F, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation ServantHannah Hobbs [Leonard]
Hannah Leonard, F, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation ServantEliza Porter [Leonard]

7th Apr 1861CensusElizabeth Brown, F, Head, widowed, age 63, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: almswomanElizabeth BrownHigh Gate1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Thomas Brown, M, Son, single, age 23, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: farm labourerThomas Brown, farm labourer
Richard Brown, M, Son, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard Brown
Ellen Brown, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: seamstressEllen Brown

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Burgess, M, Head, married, age 33, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolmasterWilliam Burgess, schoolmasterHighgate1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Ann Burgess, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, SussexAnn Burgess [Moon]
Fanny Burgess, F, Daughter, age 13, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFanny Elizabeth Wickens [Burgess]
Agnes K Burgess, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAgnes Kate Burgess
William A Burgess, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam A. Burgess
Alfred G Burgess, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlfred George Burgess
Albert E Burgess, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlbert Ernest Burgess
Rhoda G Burgess, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexRhoda Grace Burgess
Frank L Burgess, M, Son, age 10m, born Rotherfield, SussexFrank Luther Burgess

2nd Apr 1871CensusElizabeth Brown, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's widow (almswoman)Elizabeth BrownHigh Gate Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
George Goldsmith, M, Boarder, single, age 50, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Goldsmith

c 1875Town Row Green, Millhole, High Gate & Sprats Bottom, North of Rotherfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyHigh Gate Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Page, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourerSamuel PaigeHighgate Cottage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary A. Page, F, Wife, married, age 30, born RotherfieldMary Ann Page [Walter]
Sarah J. Page, F, Daughter, age 2, born RotherfieldSarah Jane Page
Infant Page, F, Daughter, age 2 d, born RotherfieldMary Ann Page
Harriett Harding, F, Nurse, married, age 59, born Tenterden; occupation: nurseHarriet Harden [Munn]

5th Apr 1891CensusSamuel Paige, M, Head, married, age 49, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation FarmerSamuel PaigeHighgate Farm1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Ann Paige, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Ann Page [Walter]
Kate Paige, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Rotherfield, SussexKatie Dadswell [Page]
Sarah J Paige, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarSarah Jane Page
Mary A Paige, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarMary Ann Page
George Samuel Paige, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexGeorge Samuel Paige
Isaac Wickens, M, Boarder, single, age 60, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerIsaac Wickens

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

2nd Apr 1911CensusSamuel Paige, M, Head, married 35 years, age 69, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerSamuel Paige, farmerHighgate Farm, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Ann Paige, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Ann Paige
George Samuel Paige, M, Son, single, age 23, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son working on farmGeorge Samuel Paige
Susan Paige, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughter - dairy workSusan Paige
William Bennett, M, Servant, single, age 34, born Nutley, Sussex; occupation: waggoner on farmWilliam Bennett
John Coomber, M, Servant, single, age 15, born Three Bridges, Sussex; occupation: waggoner mate on farmJohn Coomber

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