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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 44; p. 154; p. 166; p. 167; p. 168; p. 169; p. 170; p. 171

Historical records

c 1724Argos Hill, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenStone Mill

c 1795South of Crowborough, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamStone Mill

Sep 1795Deathaged 77 yearsJohn Ashby, millerStone MillMayfield Burial Registers

c 1825South of Crowborough, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodStone Mill

6th Jun 1841CensusKitty Ashby, F, Head, age 70 to 74, born Sussex; occupation: farmerKitty Ashby [Ashby]Stone Mill1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
James Ashby, M, [Son], age 30 to 34, born SussexJames Ashby
Mary Hope, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantMary Hope
William Jarrett, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation ServantWilliam Jarratt
C. Heathfield, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: servantC. Heathfield

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; employs 1 person; occupation: farmerKitty Ashby [Ashby]Stone Mill1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Servant; occupation MillerThomas Norman
Servant; occupation General servantSarah A Whitewood
Servant; occupation Farm labourerTimothy Watson

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Wilmshurst, M, Head, married, age 38, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: journeyman millerWilliam Wilmshurst, journeyman millerStone Mill1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Harriett Wilmshurst, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Mayfield, SussexHarriett Wilmshurst
William Wilmshurst, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield, SussexWilliam Wilmshurst
Ann Wilmshurst, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexAnn Wilmshurst

7th Apr 1861CensusAlfred Brooman, M, Head, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Brooman, farm bailiffStone Mill1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Eliza Brooman, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, SussexEliza Brooman [Izzard]
Mary Ann Izzard, F, Daughter, age 7, born Mayfield, SussexMary Anne Izzard

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Wilmshurst, M, Head, married, age 48, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: miller and farmer of 25 acres employing 1 labourerWilliam Wilmshurst, miller and farmerStone Mill House1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Harriett Wilmshurst, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Mayfield, SussexHarriett Wilmshurst
William Wilmshurst, M, Son, single, age 14, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Wilmshurst
Annie Wilmshurst, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnnie Wilmshurst
Franklin J Wilmshurst, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFranklin J. Wilmshurst
Richard Henry Wilmshurst, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarRichard Henry Wilmshurst
Lewis Field, M, Servant, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerLewes Luther Field
Eliza Cornwell, F, Visitor, single, age 42, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: annuitantEliza Cornwell

c 1875Huggetts Furnace, Pinehurst, Stone Farm and Coes Farm, South of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyStone Mill

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Wilmshurst, M, Head, married, age 58, born Brighton, employs 1 man; occupation Miller and FarmerWilliam Wilmshurst, miller and farmerStone Mill1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Harriett Wilmshurst, F, Wife, married, age 54, born MayfieldHarriett Wilmshurst [Cornwell]
William Wilmshurst, M, Son, single, age 24, born Mayfield; occupation Miller journeymanWilliam Wilmshurst, miller and farmer
Annie Wilmshurst, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born RotherfieldAnnie Booker [Wilmshurst]
Richard H. Wilmshurst, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield; occupation Miller journeymanRichard Henry Wilmshurst
Edred Heasman, M, Serv, single, age 16, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerEdric Owen Heasman, farm labourer

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Wilmshurst, M, Head, married, age 68, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation Miller and Corn MerchantWilliam Wilmshurst, miller and farmerStone Mill1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Harriett Wilmshurst, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Mayfield, SussexHarriett Wilmshurst [Cornwell]
Richard H Wilmshurst, M, Son, single, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Miller and Corn MerchantRichard Henry Wilmshurst
Charles Lawrence, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm servantCharles Lawrence
Sarah Chewter, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantSarah Chewter

5th Apr 1891CensusBenjaman Baldock, M, Head, married, age 70, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerBenjamin BaldockOak Cottage, Stone Mill1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Baldock, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Baldock [Marchant]

2nd Apr 1911CensusJames Arthur Cottingham, M, Head, married, age 39, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farmerJames Arthur Cottingham, farmerStone Mill Farm, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Jane Cottingham, F, Wife, married 10 years, age 39, born Cross-In-Hand, SussexJane Cottingham
Edith Emily Cottingham, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield, SussexEdith Emily Cottingham
Dorothy Ellen Cottingham, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield, SussexDorothy Ellen Cottingham
James Arthur Cottingham, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, SussexJames Arthur Cottingham
Albert Edward Cottingham, M, Son, age 8 months, born Rotherfield, SussexAlbert Edward Cottingham
Frederick Baldock, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerFrederick Baldock

2nd Apr 1911CensusFrederick Carley, M, Head, married, age 29, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerFrederick Carley, farm labourerOak Cottages, Stone Mill Farm, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Nellie Carley, F, Wife, married 1 year, age 26, born Hadlow Down, SussexNellie Carley
Edith May Kingsland, F, Step daughter, age 6, born Hadlow Down, SussexEdith May Kingsland

2nd Apr 1911CensusWilliam Bassett, M, Head, married, age 70, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourerWilliam Bassett, charcoal burnerOak Cottages, Stone Mill Farm, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Caroline Bassett, F, Wife, married 6 years, age 63, born Rotherfield, SussexCaroline Bassett [Wickens]

1928Dewland Manor in 1675Dewland Manor in 1675 by Catherine PulleinStone MillPullein's Rotherfield

2001TodayStone Mill Farm

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