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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1923The Story of Wadhurst by Alfred A. Wace ⇒ p. 67

Historical records

c 1332HistoryRisedenWace's Wadhurst
Adam de Rysdenne stands on the Subsidy Roll of Wadhurst for 1332 (Edward III.)

1523 to 1575HistoryRisedenWace's Wadhurst
The land was held for most of the 16th and 17th Century by a yeoman family named Puxty, for a Puxty was assessed for it in four Rolls between 1523 and 1575

1545HistoryRisedenWace's Wadhurst
Christopher Maunser, who died in 1545, owned besides Heighton, Riseden, Gregories, and Wenbornes

c 1724Mark Cross, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenRiseden Street

1763A New Map of [North] SussexA New Map of [North] Sussex by Thomas KitchinRisedenThomas Kitchin
Thomas Kitchin, an engraver and publisher from c.1738 to 1776, held the appointment of Hydrographer to the King. His output was prolific. He engraved the maps of the British and French dominions in North America by John Mitchell (1755), which was used at the peace coucil at the end of the revolutionary war. In his later years he worked with his son (hence senior after his name in the c.1755 edition of the Small English Atlas). He died in 1784.

1st Sep 1787[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by John CaryRisedenJohn Cary
John Cary, apprenticed to William Palmer in 1770, went into business in 1783 as a publisher of maps, plans and road-books. He was highly successful and is referred to as the founder of the modern English School of Cartography by H.G. Fordham

c 1795Wadhurst, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamRiseden Street

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation Farm labourerJames WeeksRiseden Farm1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusGrand-daughter; occupation: housekeeperAnn Packham
30th Mar 1851CensusGrand-son; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Weeks

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowedCharlotte Weeks [Till]Riseden Farm1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation Railway labourerJohn Weeks
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation SCHOLARJames Weeks
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation SCHOLARWilliam Weeks
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation SCHOLARRuth Weeks

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 1 person; occupation: miller masterThomas Martin, miller masterRiseden Mill1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeRuth Martin [Bates]
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: miller journeymanAmos Wallis

c 1875Tidebrook, North East of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyRiseden

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Smith, M, Head, married, age 43, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerThomas SmithMill Cottage, Riseden1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary A. Smith, F, Wife, married, age 46, born WadhurstMary A. Smith

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Kennard, M, Head, married, age 48, born Beddingham; occupation: corn miller grinderGeorge Kennard, corn miller grinderRiseden Mill Cottage1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusBarbara Kennard, F, Wife, married, age 52, born LingfieldBarbara Kennard
3rd Apr 1881CensusEphraim Kennard, M, Son, single, age 23, born West Tarring; occupation: farm labourerEphraim Kennard
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Kennard, M, Son, single, age 20, born West Tarring; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Kennard
3rd Apr 1881CensusHorace Kennard, M, Son, single, age 15, born Dallington; occupation: farm labourerHorace Kennard
3rd Apr 1881CensusEdwin Kennard, M, Son, single, age 13, born Dallington; occupation: scholarEdwin Kennard
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlice Kennard, F, Daughter, age 11, born Dallington; occupation: scholarAlice Kennard
3rd Apr 1881CensusFredrick Kennard, M, Son, age 9, born Dallington; occupation: scholarFredrick Kennard

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge S. White, M, Head, married, age 36, born Mayfield, employs 2 men; occupation MillerGeorge Stephen WhiteRiseden Mill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane E. White, F, Wife, married, age 39, born BurwashJane E. White
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge White, M, Son, age 10, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarGeorge White
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles White, M, Son, age 9, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarCharles White
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane S. White, F, Daughter, age 7, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarJane S. White
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmily White, F, Daughter, age 3, born WadhurstEmily White
3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny E. White, F, Daughter, age 5 m, born WadhurstFanny E. White
3rd Apr 1881CensusMercy Smith, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Wadhurst; occupation ServantMercy Smith

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam W. Clark, M, Head, single, age 38, born Yorkshire, employs 8 labourers and 2 boys, occupation: farmerWilliam W. Clark, farmerRiseden Farm1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusLouvaca H. Christenson, F, House Keeper, single, age 35, born NorwayLouvaca H. Christenson

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Pratt, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourerWilliam PrattRiseden Cottage1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriett Pratt, F, Wife, married, age 35, born MayfieldHarriett Pratt

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Baldwin, M, Head, married, age 37, born Wadhurst; occupation: farmerJohn Baldwin, farmerRiseden Farm1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnne Baldwin, F, Wife, married, age 37, born WadhurstAnne Baldwin [Barham]
3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Baldwin, M, Son, age 10, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarJohn Baldwin
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Baldwin, M, Son, age 8, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarThomas Baldwin
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Baldwin, M, Son, age 6, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarWilliam Baldwin
3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Baldwin, M, Son, age 4, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarWalter Baldwin
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrank Baldwin, M, Son, age 2 m, born WadhurstFrank Baldwin
3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny E. Cork, F, Visitor, single, age 21, born Wadhurst; occupation: domestic servantFanny E. Cork
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnsley H. Hoath, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Rotherfield; occupation: general servantAnsley Hoath

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