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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1923The Story of Wadhurst by Alfred A. Wace ⇒ p. 78

Historical records

1713HistoryGreat ButtsWace's Wadhurst
Great Butts - 123 acres - Once a mansion of some cosequences now quite destroyed. From a very early period it belonged to the Waller family … from them it was acquired by John Barham, iron founder, the first of that name to settle in Wadhurst … held Great Butts for three more generations. A John Barham was rated for Great Butts in 1713 …

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: bailiffJohn Stapley, bailiffGreat Butts1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeLucy Stapley [Tayler]
30th Mar 1851CensusGrand-daughter; occupation: scholarElizabeth Bishop
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; occupation: farm labourerJohn Goringe

c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyGreat Butts

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Fisher, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield; occupation: grocer and draperEdward Fisher, grocer and draperGreat Butts1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Fisher, F, Wife, married, age 28, born RotherfieldMary Ann Fisher [Field]
3rd Apr 1881CensusArchie Fisher, M, Son, age 6, born Lewisham, LondonArchie Fisher
3rd Apr 1881CensusGilmore Fisher, M, Son, age 3, born East GrinsteadGilmore Fisher
3rd Apr 1881CensusFlora Field, F, Wifes Sister, single, age 24, born Rotherfield; occupation: dressmakerFlora Field

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