The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Sheffield Bridges    Sheffield Green  Fletching  
Historical records

c 1724Sheffield Bridge, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenSheffield Bridge

1st Sep 1787[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by John CarySheffield BridgeJohn 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 1795Sheffield Park, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamSheffield Bridge

c 1825Sheffield Park, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodSheffield Bridge

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Elphick, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Elphick, farm labourerSheffield Wharf1841 Census
Fletching, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusRebecca Elphick, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexRebecka Elphick
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Elphick, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexWilliam Elphick
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Elphick, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexMary Elphick
6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Elphick, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexRichard Elphick
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Elphick, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexThomas Elphick
6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Elphick, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexHenry Elphick
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriot Elphick, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexHarriot Elphick
6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Ashdown, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard Ashdown, sawyer
6th Jun 1841CensusAbraham Cornwall, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerAbraham Cornwall

6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Manners, M, Head, age 35 to 39; occupation: farm labourerHenry Manners, farm labourerSheffield Wharf1841 Census
Fletching, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMargaret Manners, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39Margaret Manners
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Manners, F, [Daughter], age 15Ann Manners
6th Jun 1841CensusEllen Manners, F, [Daughter], age 14, born SussexEllen Manners
6th Jun 1841CensusEmma Manners, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexEmma Manners
6th Jun 1841CensusAble Manners, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexAble Manners
6th Jun 1841CensusEliza Manners, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexEliza Manners
6th Jun 1841CensusDinah Manners, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexDianna Manners

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation: farm labourerHenry Manners, farm labourerSheffield Bridges1851 Census
Fletching, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterDianna Manners
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; occupation: scholarCaroline Elphick

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation SHEPHERDJohn PadghamSheffield Bridges1851 Census
Fletching, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation SOLDIERThomas Padgham
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation GENERAL SERVANTHarriet Padgham
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation Farm labourerHenry Padgham

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation: pauperRebecka ElphickSheffield Bridges1851 Census
Fletching, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: farm labourerJames Elphick
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: farm labourerRichard Elphick
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: farm labourerThomas Elphick
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: farm labourerHenry Elphick
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarAlfred Elphick
30th Mar 1851CensusSonTrayton Elphick
30th Mar 1851CensusSonGeorge Elphick

c 1875Sheffield Bridge, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveySheffield Bridges

1882Directory entrySheffield BridgesKelly's Directory
A station, called Sheffield Bridges, will shortly (1882) be opened on the branch line from East Grinstead to Lewes, in connection with the London, Brighton and South Coast railway, a portion of the line extending from East Grinstead to the main line

The Weald is at  Database version 12.4 which has ongoing updates to the 379,932 people; 9,000 places; 613 maps; 3,308 pictures, engravings and photographs; and 244 books loaded in the previous version

Fasthosts web site  
ODNB  
British Libarary  
High Weald  
Sussex Family History Group  
Sussex Record Society  
Sussex Archaeological Society  
Kent Archaeological Society  
Mid Kent Marriages  
Ancestry  
Genes Reunited  
International Genealogical Index  
National Archives  

Top
of the
page