The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Lye Green      Crowborough  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1927The Sussex Highlands ⇒ p. 31

Places in Lye Green
Bailiff's House
Bark Cottages
Bengal [a.k.a. Bingles] Farm
Hays Lane
Hillside
Hole Farm
Jenners Cross
Jockeys Farm
Lye Green Farm
Lye Green Forge [a.k.a. Sparrows Cottage]
Manor House
Park [a.k.a. Lodge] Gates
Penns Rocks [a.k.a. Rowleys] Farm
Plume of Feathers [a.k.a. Plumyfeather] Farm
Rocks Farm
Smithy
The Cottage
Wesleyan Chapel
Whitehouse [a.k.a. Colliers] Farm
Wiggs [a.k.a. Parkgrove]
Historical records

c 1597Leigh Green, The Manor of Buckhurst - c 1597Part of the maps produced in 1597 in the Buckhurst TerrierLeigh als Lyghe Green

c 1795North of Crowborough, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamLye Green

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation Under butlerWilliam SalmonLye Green1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
Employed by Earl De La Warr
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishElizabeth Salmon
DaughterLydia Salmon
DaughterFrances Salmon
SonThomas Salmon

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: gamekeeperGeorge Hooker, gamekeeper and farmerLye Green1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
Wife; deceased 1836; belongs to Withyham ParishMary Hooker
George Hooker
Robert Hooker
Esther Hooker
Henry Hooker
John Hooker
Maryanne Hooker
Susanna Hooker

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: shepherdStephen Hayler, shepherdLye Green1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
Employed by Earl De La Warr
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishHenrietta Hayler [Dodswell]
Mary Hayler
Stephen Hayler
David Hayler

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: labourer; 8 children, all have left homeMichael Kimber, labourerLye Green1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
Wife; belongs to Withyham Parish; 8 children, all have left homeJane Tasker Kimber [Knight]

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation LabourerThomas ThorpeLye Green1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
Employed by Earl De La Warr
Wife; bed ridden; belongs to Withyham ParishJane Thorpe
All are grown up3 children Thorpe

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: thatcherJonathan Edwards, thatcherLye Green1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishMary Edwards [Thorp]
Thomas Edwards
George Edwards, boot and shoe maker

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: carterEdward Fuller, farm labourerLye Green1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
Employed by Earl De La Warr
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishElizabeth Fuller
Employed at Hartfield1 girl Fuller

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: labourerThomas Allen, labourerLye Green1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
Employed by Earl De La Warr
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishAnn Allen [Crittall]

1838CensusHead; widowed; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: wheelwrightEdward Peckham, wheelwrightLye Green1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
Mary Peckham

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation Grocer and beer house keeperGeorge HewettLye Green1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishMary Hewett
Jane Killick [Hewett]
George Hewit
Ann Hewit
Harriett E Hewett
John Francis Hewett
Stephen Hewett

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation LabourerJohn WaltersLye Green1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
Employed by Earl De La Warr
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishJane Walters
Daughter; belongs to Withyham ParishElizabeth Walters
emigrated to Australia in 1842
Family Walters
One daughter Mrs Harding, one at ?, 5 by 1st husband, 7 by John Walters

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: carterJonathan Hills, farm labourerLye Green1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
Employed by Earl De La Warr
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishJane Hills [Edwards]
Sarah Hills
Obadiah Hills
George Hills
Lydia Hills
Ruth Hills

1838CensusHeadMrs HewittLye Green1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: labourerJohn Jenner, farm labourerLye Green1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
Employed by Earl De La Warr
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishAnn Jenner [Young]

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation Labourer and masonJames Jenner, bricklayer and stonemasonVirgils Hill, Lye Green1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishAnn Jenner [Slater]

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation LabourerGeorge Jenner, farm labourerVirgils Hill, Lye Green1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishPhiladelphia Jenner [Smith]
Phillidelphia Smith
Mary Anne Jenner
Harriett Jenner

1838Occupation WheelwrightEdward PeckhamLye Green WheelwrightSutton's Historical Notes

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Groombridge, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Groombridge, farm labourerLye Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Rebecca Groombridge, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexRebecca Groombridge [Carr]
Thomas Groombridge, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexThomas Groombridge
Stephen Groombridge, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexStephen Groombridge, farm labourer
James Groombridge, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexJames Groombridge, farm labourer
Mary Groombridge, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexMary Groombridge
Ann Groombridge, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexAnn Groombridge
John Groombridge, M, [Son], age 6 months, born SussexJohn Groombridge, farm labourer

6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Cole, M, Head, age 29, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Cole, labourerLye Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Harriet Cole, F, [Wife], age 23, born SussexHarriet Cole [Weller]

6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Stapley, F, Head, age 43, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerElizabeth Stapely [Hayler]Lye Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
George Stapley, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexGeorge Stapely, farm bailiff
Jane Stapley, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexJane Stapley
Fanny Stapley, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexFrances Stapley
Lydia Stapley, F, [Daughter], age 8, born SussexLydia Tasker [Stapley]
Sarah Stapley, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexSarah Stapely
Thomas Stapley, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexThomas Stapely

6th Jun 1841CensusEdward Peckham, M, Head, age 70 to 74, born Sussex; occupation: wheelwrightEdward Peckham, wheelwrightLye Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mary Peckham, F, [Daughter], age 40 to 44, born SussexMary Peckham
Harriet Peckham, F, [Daughter], age 30 to 34, born SussexHarriet Ashdown [Peckham]
Jane Peckham, F, [Grand-daughter], age 6, born SussexJane Balcomb [Peckham]
Sarah Allen, F, age 14, born SussexSarah Allen

6th Jun 1841CensusMary Hewit, F, Head, age 46; occupation ShopkeeperMary HewettLye Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Jane Hewit, F, [Daughter], age 13, born SussexJane Killick [Hewett]
George Hewit, M, [Son], age 11, born SussexGeorge Hewit
Ann Hewit, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexAnn Hewit
Harriet Hewit, F, [Daughter], age 8, born SussexHarriett E Hewett
John Hewit, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexJohn Francis Hewett
Stephen Hewit, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexStephen Hewett
Sarah Smithers, F, age 76, born SussexSarah Smithers [Weller] [Groombridge]

1851Killick, Thomas; occupation: farmerThomas Killick, farmerLye GreenPost Office Directory

1851Hewett, Mrs. Mary; occupation: shopkeeperMary HewettLye GreenPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 3 people; occupation: bricklayerJames Jenner, bricklayer and stonemasonLye Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeAnn Jenner [Slater]
Son; occupation: mason and bricklayerJohn Jenner, stonemason
Son; occupation: pupil teacherEdward Jenner
SonThomas Jenner

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Jenner, farm labourerLye Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifePhiladelphia Jenner [Smith]
DaughterMary Anne Jenner
DaughterHarriett Jenner
Daughter; occupation: scholarElizabeth Tunks [Jenner]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: annuitantJoseph SpencerLye Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: wheelwrightJoseph J Newman, wheelwrightLye Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Newman
DaughterElizabeth R Newman
SonSelby J Newman
SonMiles W Newman
Servant; occupation House ServantMary A. Reid

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed; occupation: grocerMary HewettLye Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
DaughterJane Killick [Hewett]
GrandsonHenry William Killick
DaughterHarriett E Hewett
SonJohn Francis Hewett
Son; occupation: scholarStephen Hewett
Lodger; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Hills
Lodger; occupation: charcoal burnerDavid Taylor, charcoal burner

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: shepherdStephen Hayler, shepherdLye Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeHenrietta Hayler [Dodswell]
Son; occupation: shepherdDavid Hayler

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation: laundressHester Hills [Farmer]Lye Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Grand-son; occupation: farm labourerThomas Hills

30th Mar 1851CensusHeadElizabeth SalmonLye Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Son; occupation ServantThomas Salmon
Grand-son; occupation ScholarThomas Salmon
Lodger; occupation: maidHarriet Hills

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJames Groombridge, farm labourerLye Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeRebecca Groombridge [Carr]
Son; occupation: farm labourerJames Groombridge, farm labourer
DaughterMary Groombridge
Son; occupation: scholarJohn Groombridge, farm labourer
DaughterElizabeth Dadswell [Groombridge]
SonGeorge Groombridge, farm labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerWilliam AtheralLye Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeMaria Atheral [Burridge]
DaughterMarianne Watson [Atheral]
DaughterLucy Atheral

30th Mar 1851CensusHeadElizabeth Stapely [Hayler]Lye Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Son; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Stapely, farm bailiff
DaughterSarah Stapely
Son; occupation: scholarThomas Stapely
Grand-daughterMary Stapely

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerThomas Twiner, farm labourerLye Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeHester Ephrael Twiner
DaughterFrances Twiner
Daughter; occupation: scholarMatilda Page [Twiner]
Son; occupation: scholarAmos Twiner, carpenter

c 1875Lye Green, Jockeys Wood, Parkgrove & Penns Rocks, North of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyLye Green

3rd Apr 1881CensusJonathan Hills, M, Head, widowed, age 73, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourerJonathan Hills, farm labourerLye Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Sarah Fuller, F, Sister-in-law, widowed, age 84, born WithyhamSarah Fuller
Elizabeth Jones, F, Servant, single, age 62, born Middlesex; occupation: domestic servantElizabeth Jones

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Stapley, M, Head, married, age 52, born Withyham; occupation: farm bailiffGeorge Stapely, farm bailiffLye Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Jane Stapley, F, Wife, married, age 64, born HailshamJane Stapley [Gower]

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Butler, M, Head, married, age 33, born Benenden, occupation: farm labourerJames Butler, farm labourerLye Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Louisa Butler, F, Wife, married, age 30, born WithyhamLouisa Butler [Walter]
James Butler, M, Son, age 8, born Withyham, occupation: scholarJames Butler
Harriet Butler, F, Daughter, age 6, born WithyhamHarriet Butler
Caroline Butler, F, Daughter, age 4, born WithyhamCaroline Butler
David Butler, M, Son, age 2, born WithyhamDavid Butler

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Bishop, M, Head, married, age 26, born Buxted; occupation: railway labourerAlfred Richard Bishop, railway platelayerLye Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Isabella Bishop, F, Wife, married, age 22, born EdenbridgeIsabella D E Bishop

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Ashdown, M, Head, married, age 62, born Withyham; occupation: master smithGeorge Ashdown, blacksmithLye Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Isabella Ashdown, F, Wife, married, age 60, born WithyhamIsabella Ashdown [Balcomb]
Benjamin G.L. Ashdown, M, Grandson, age 13, born Withyham; occupation: smithBenjamin G.L. Ashdown
Francis K. Ashby, F, Granddaughter, age 3, born ThakehamFrancis K. Ashby

3rd Apr 1881CensusJabez Ashdown, M, Head, married, age 29, born Withyham; occupation: smithJabez Ashdown, smithLye Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mary Ashdown, F, Wife, married, age 23, born WithyhamMary Ashdown [Twiner]
Thomas J.W. Ashdown, M, Son, age 1, born WithyhamThomas J. W. Ashdown

3rd Apr 1881CensusLouisa Walter, F, Head, widowed, age 55, born WithyhamLouisa Walter [Avis]Lye Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
David Walter, M, Son, single, age 24, born Withyham; occupation Farm labourerDavid Walter
Ansley Walter, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born WithyhamAnnesley Walter
James Walter, M, Son, single, age 17, born Withyham; occupation Farm labourerJames Walter

3rd Apr 1881CensusAmos Twiner, M, Head, married, age 40, born Withyham; occupation: carpenterAmos Twiner, carpenterLye Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Sarah Twiner, F, Wife, married, age 36, born WithyhamSarah Twiner [Thorpe]
Mary J. Twiner, F, Daughter, age 12, born WithyhamMary Jane Twiner
George F. Twiner, M, Son, age 11, born WithyhamGeorge Frederick Twiner
Elliner Twiner, F, Daughter, age 8, born WithyhamElleanor Twiner
Emma Twiner, F, Daughter, age 5, born WithyhamEmma Twiner
Ernest Twiner, M, Son, age 4, born WithyhamErnest Twiner
Harriet Twiner, F, Daughter, age 1, born WithyhamHarriet Twiner
Infant Twiner, M, Son, age 2 w, born WithyhamInfant Twiner

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Stevens, M, Head, married, age 31, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerJohn Stevens, farm labourerLye Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Sarah Stevens, F, Wife, married, age 24, born RotherfieldSarah Ann Elizabeth Stevens [Wilmshurst]
Alice M. Stevens, F, Daughter, age 5, born FrantAlice M. Stevens
Elizabeth Stevens, F, Daughter, age 1, born WithyhamElizabeth Stevens
William Stevens, M, Father, married, age 72, born RotherfieldWilliam Stevens, farm labourer
Philadelphia Stevens, F, Mother, married, age 71, born LamberhurstPhiladelphia Stevens [Baldwin]

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Hall, M, Head, married, age 45, born Withyham; occupation: miller and farmerAlfred Hall, miller and farmerLye Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Martha Hall, F, Wife, married, age 36, born LondonMartha Hall [Harris]
Alfred Hall, M, Son, age 11, born Penshurst; occupation: scholarAlfred Hall
Elizabeth Hall, F, Daughter, age 10, born Withyham; occupation: scholarElizabeth Hall
Alice Hall, F, Daughter, age 9, born Withyham; occupation: scholarAlice Hall
James Hall, M, Son, age 7, born Withyham; occupation: scholarJames Hall
Clara E. Hall, F, Daughter, age 5, born WithyhamClara Emma Hall
Nelly Hall, F, Daughter, age 5, born WithyhamNelly Hall
Edwin Hall, M, Son, age 9 m, born WithyhamEdwin Hall
Mary A. Wood, F, Servant, age 15, born Nutley; occupation ServantMary A. Wood
Jane Wood, F, Servant, age 13, born Nutley; occupation NurseJane Wood

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Field, M, Head, married, age 29, born Rotherfield; occupation: grocer and draperGeorge Field, grocer and draperLye Green Cherry Garden1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mary Field, F, Wife, married, age 21, born East PeckhamMary Field
Edwin Moore, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Lewes; occupation: grocer's assistantEdwin Moore

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Killick, M, Head, married, age 57, born Withyham; occupation: farmerThomas Killick, farmerLye Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Jane Killick, F, Wife, married, age 53, born WithyhamJane Killick [Hewett]
Herbert J. Killick, M, Son, single, age 27; occupation: sawyerHerbert John Killick
Fredrick Killick, M, Son, single, age 25, born WithyhamFredrick Killick
Edwin Killick, M, Son, single, age 21, born WithyhamEdwin Killick
Thomas A. Killick, M, Son, single, age 19, born WithyhamThomas Albert Killick
Gilbert Killick, M, Son, single, age 17, born WithyhamGilbert Killick, labourer on farm
Ernest Killick, M, Son, age 15, born WithyhamErnest Killick, labourer on farm
Jane A.E. Killick, F, Daughter, age 12, born WithyhamJane Alice Elizabeth Killick
Alberta I. Killick, F, Daughter, age 9, born WithyhamIda Alberta Killick

c 1899Lye Green, North of Crowborough - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyLye Green

18th Jul 1904BirthJoseph BoarerLye GreenIvy Stead's records

26th May 1906BirthMary BoarerLye GreenIvy Stead's records

2nd Apr 1911CensusHerbert Hayward, M, Head, married, age 37, born Hordle, Hampshire; occupation: under gardenerHerbert Hayward, under gardenerLye Green, Withyham1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Clara Hayward, F, Wife, married 1 year, age 36, born Radwinter, EssexClara Hayward

2nd Apr 1911CensusJohn Moore, M, Head, married, age 40, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: gardenerJohn Moore, gardenerLye Green, Withyham1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Frances Moore, F, Wife, married 16 years, age 39, born Crowborough, SussexFrances Moore
Albert Moore, M, Son, single, age 15, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: gardenerAlbert Moore
Lilian Moore, F, Daughter, age 13, born Withyham, SussexLilian Moore
Erect Moore, M, Son, age 9, born Withyham, SussexErect Moore
Harvey Moore, M, Son, age 7, born Withyham, SussexHarvey Moore

c 1920Bingles, Lye GreenBingles, Lye Green, Crowborough photographed by E.A. Sweetman & Son Ltd, Tunbridge WellsLye GreenPrivate collection

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