The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Woodleigh [a.k.a. Argos Hill Farm]    Argos Hill  Rotherfield  
Historical records

2nd Apr 1871CensusFrancis Benson, M, Head, married, age 52, born Branton Green, Yorkshire; occupation: farm bailiffFrancis Benson, farm bailiffWoodleigh Co.1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Margaret Benson, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Hobkirk, ScotlandMargaret Benson
Elizabeth Benson, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Aldborough, YorkshireElizabeth Benson
Lucy Benson, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Aldborough, YorkshireLucy Benson
Robert Benson, M, Son, age 15, born Aldborough, YorkshireRobert Benson
Ellen Benson, F, Daughter, age 13, born Aldborough, YorkshireEllen Benson
Jane Benson, F, Daughter, age 11, born Aldborough, Yorkshire; occupation: scholarJane Benson
Margaret Benson, F, Daughter, age 6, born Hendon, Middlesex; occupation: scholarMargaret Benson
Marian Webb, F, Niece, age 3, born Paddington, LondonMarian Webb

c 1875Castle Hill, Gravelhill & Argos Hill, South of Rotherfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyWoodleigh

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Gylby Lonsdale, M, Head, married, age 64, born Surrey; occupation: clergymanJames Gylby Lonsdale, clergymanWoodleigh1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Amy Lonsdale, F, Wife, married, age 38, born ShropshireAmy Lonsdale
Hubert Lonsdale, M, Son, age 12, born Hampstead; occupation: scholarHubert Lonsdale
Lucy Maria Lonsdale, F, Sister, single, age 61, born WestminsterLucy Maria Lonsdale
Hamilton Edward Brown, M, Visitor, single, age 20, born London; occupation: undergraduate New CollegeHamilton Edward Brown
Henry Lorene Farrer, M, Visitor, single, age 19, born Westminster; occupation: undergraduate, BalliolHenry Lorene Farrer
Racerph John Carlton, M, Visitor, single, age 17, born London, occupation: scholarRacerph John Carlton
Charlotte Oxford, F, Servant, single, age 57, born Dorset; occupation CookCharlotte Oxford
Ellen Jane Vick, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Gloucestershire; occupation Parlour maidEllen Jane Vick
Jessie Brydon, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Scotland, occupation: housemaidJessie Brydon
Harriet Sinden, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Framfield; occupation KitchenmaidHarriet Sinden

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Hearsum, M, Head, single, age 33, born Suffolk; occupation: coachmanJohn Hearsum, coachmanWoodleigh1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Hadden, M, Head, married, age 38, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Hadden, farm labourerWoodbine Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Jane Hadden, F, Wife, married, age 28, born HeathfieldJane Hadden
George Hadden, M, Son, age 7, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarGeorge Hadden
Robert Hadden, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarRobert Hadden
Amos Hadden, M, Son, age 3, born MayfieldAmos Hadden
Caroline Elizth. Hadden, F, Daughter, age 1, born MayfieldCaroline Elizth. Hadden
Sarah Hadden, F, Mother, widowed, age 68, born CrowhurstSarah Hadden

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Rummery, M, Head, married, age 39, born Hawkhurst; occupation PedlarRichard RummeryWoodbine Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Jemima Rummery, F, Wife, married, age 55, born HeathfieldJemima Rummery
Minnie Adams, F, Visitor, age 5, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarCaroline Minnie Adams
George Russell, M, Step Son, married, age 24, born RotherfieldGeorge Russell
Mahalah Russell, F, Step Daughter, married, age 20, born HeathfieldMahalah Russell
Sarah Russell

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Johnson, M, Head, married, age 35, born Southborough; occupation: gardenerAlfred Johnson, gardenerWoodleigh Cottage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Rachel Johnson, F, Wife, married, age 36, born SpeldhurstRachel Johnson
Eleanor El. Johnson, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Southborough; occupation: scholarEleanor El. Johnson
Susan T. Johnson, F, Daughter, age 10, born Southborough; occupation: scholarSusan T. Johnson
Isabel H. Johnson, F, Daughter, age 1, born RotherfieldIsabel H. Johnson

3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerDavid Dadswell, farm labourerWoodleigh Cottage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Emma Jane Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 44, born RotherfieldEmma Jane Dadswell [Godley]
Charles Dadswell, M, Son, single, age 14, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerCharles Dadswell, gardener
Albert Dadswell, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarAlbert Dadswell
Noah Dadswell, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarNoah Dadswell
Tom Dadswell, M, Son, age 4, born MayfieldTom Dadswell, farm labourer

3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Dadswell, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born MayfieldSarah DadswellWoodleigh Cottage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex

1882Directory entryLonsdale Rev. James M.A., WoodleighWoodleighKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusEdward Grey, M, Head, married, age 59, born Calcutta, India; occupation: retired barristerEdward Grey, barristerWoodleigh1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Lucy S Grey, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Calcutta, IndiaLucy S Grey
Catherine Caton, F, Servant, single, age 58, born Manchester; occupation: cookCatherine Caton
Alice Goodchild, M, Servant, single, age 20, born Maidenhead, Kent; occupation: parlourmaidAlice Goodchild
Martha Hutton, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Yorkshire; occupation: housemaidMartha Hutton
Annie Goodman, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Wittersham, Kent; occupation: kitchenmaidAnnie Goodman
George H Parish, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Shoreditch, Middlesex; occupation: groom and stable boyGeorge H Parish

5th Apr 1891CensusDavid Walters, M, Head, married, age 67, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation FarmerDavid WalterArgos Hill Farm1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Eliza Walters, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Rotherfield, SussexEliza Walter [Walter]
William Walters, M, Son, single, age 31, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerWilliam Thomas David Walter
Thomas Walters, M, Son, single, age 27, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerThomas Edward William Walter
Gertrude Walters, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Rotherfield, SussexElizabeth Gertrude Walter
Charles Taylor, M, Boarder, single, age 32, born Marylebone, London; occupation: decoratorCharles Taylor

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