The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Shortbridge      Fletching  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1888Brooker's Guide and Directory for Uckfield and District ⇒ p. 25

Places in Shortbridge
Argus Farm
Barkham
Brickyard Farm
Fairhazel
Gazel Sloop
Goldbridge Cottage
Horse and Barge Inn
Little Taylors Farm
Moons Farm
Morgans Farm
Peacock Inn
Sharps Bridge
Sharps Farm
Shortbridge Farm
Shortbridge House
Shortbridge Mill
Smithy
Tainters House
Historical records

c 1724Fletching and Maresfield, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenShort Bridge

c 1795Fletching and Marefield, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamShort Bridge

c 1825Fletching and Marefield, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodShort Bridge

1867Directory entryHemsley Jane (Mrs.), farmer, ShortbridgeShortbridgePost Office Directory

1867Directory entryThorp William, beer retailer, ShortbridgeShortbridgePost Office Directory

1874Directory entryMartin Thomas, M.P.S.G.B., ShortbridgeShortbridgePost Office Directory

1874Directory entryCampfield Jas., beer retailer, ShortbridgeShortbridgePost Office Directory

1874Directory entryHill John, miller, ShortbridgeShortbridgePost Office Directory

1874Directory entryMartin Thomas, M.P.S.G.B., chemist, ShortbridgeShortbridgePost Office Directory

c 1875Sharpsbridge & Shortbridge, West of Uckfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyShortbridge

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Head, M, Head, married, age 39, born Lewes; occupation: miller journeymanHenry Head, miller journeymanShort Bridge1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Ann Head, F, Wife, married, age 40, born SurreyAnn Head
Emma E. Head, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Kent; occupation: dressmakerEmma E. Head
Edward Head, M, Son, single, age 10, born Crowborough; occupation: scholarEdward Head
Alice Head, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Fletching; occupation: scholarAlice Head
Edith Head, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Fletching; occupation: scholarEdith Head
Catherine Head, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born FletchingCatherine Head
Percy Head, M, Son, single, age 4 m, born FletchingPercy Head

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Grover, M, Head, married, age 53, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourerJohn Grover, farm labourerShort Bridge1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Neome Grover, F, Wife, married, age 59, born FletchingNaomi Grover [Gurr] [Divall]
James Grover, M, Son, single, age 19, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourerJames Grover, carter
George Grover, M, Son, single, age 16, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Grover
Frederick Grover, M, Son, single, age 14, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourerFrederic Grover, labourer
Frederick Grover, M, Son, single, age 14, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourerFrederic Grover, labourer
William Divall, M, Brother, single, age 48, born Fletching; occupation: gardenerWilliam Divall

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Fleet, M, Head, married, age 43, born Fletching; occupation: master blacksmithGeorge FleetShort Bridge1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Ellen Fleet, F, Wife, married, age 36, born FletchingEllen Fleet [Hemsley]
George Fleet, M, Son, single, age 4, born FletchingGeorge Fleet
Fanny Fleet, F, Daughter, single, age 10 m, born FletchingFanny Fleet
John Peckham, M, Boarder, single, age 35, born Maresfield; occupation: blacksmith journeymanJohn Packham

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Knight, M, Head, married, age 46; occupation: gardenerWilliam Knight, gardenerShort Bridge1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Jane Knight, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Shoreham; occupation: domestic servantJane Knight

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Camfield, M, Head, married, age 48, born London, occupation: beer retailerJames Camfield, beer retailerShort Bridge1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Jane Camfield, F, Wife, married, age 49, born BerkshireJane Camfield
James Camfield, M, Son, single, age 17, born London, occupation: gardenerJames Camfield
William Camfield, M, Son, single, age 13, born Fletching, occupation: gardenerWilliam Camfield
Thomas Camfield, M, Son, single, age 11, born Fletching, occupation: scholarThomas Camfield
Robert Camfield, M, Son, single, age 6, born Fletching, occupation: scholarRobert Camfield
John Camfield, M, Son, single, age 4, born Fletching, occupation: scholarJohn Camfield
Ellen Camfield, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born FletchingEllen Camfield

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Diplock, M, Head, married, age 62, born Uckfield; occupation: farm labourerJohn Diplock, farm labourerShort Bridge1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Owen Diplock, M, Son, single, age 16, born Uckfield; occupation: farm labourerOwen Diplock
Frederick Diplock, M, Son, single, age 14, born Uckfield; occupation: farm labourerFrederick Diplock

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Thorpe, M, Head, married, age 29, born Newick; occupation Farm labourerAlfred ThorpeShort Bridge1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Elizabeth Thorpe, F, Wife, married, age 36, born BuxtedElizabeth Thorpe
Alfred Thorpe, M, Son, single, age 10, born Fletching; occupation ScholarAlfred Thorpe
Emily Thorpe, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Fletching; occupation ScholarEmily Thorpe
Albert Thorpe, M, Son, single, age 4, born FletchingAlbert Thorpe
Atlis Elizabeth Thorpe, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born FletchingAtlis Elizabeth Thorpe

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Avis, M, Head, married, age 70, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourerThomas Avis, farm labourerShort Bridge1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Lucy Avis, F, Wife, married, age 68, born FletchingLucy Avis [Stevenson]
Frederick Avis, M, Son, married, age 26, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourerFrederick Avis
Harriett Avis, F, Daughter, married, age 22, born Fletching; occupation: domestic servantHarriett Avis

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Martin, M, Head, married, age 64, born Kent; occupation: pharmaceutical chemistThomas Martin, pharmaceutical chemistShort Bridge1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
James Weller Martin, M, Son, single, age 16, born LewesJames Weller Martin
Erness Martin, M, Son, single, age 10, born LewesErness Martin
Mary Selina Womersly, F, Governess, single, age 35, born Hastings; occupation GovernessMary Selina Womersly
Mary Louisa Chester, F, Boarder, single, age 14, born Hastings, occupation: scholarMary Louisa Chester
Jane Geall, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Hamsey; occupation: domestic servantJane Geall

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Turner, M, Head, married, age 38, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Turner, farm labourerShort Bridge1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Martha Turner, F, Wife, married, age 37, born NewickMartha Turner [Mainwood]
John Turner, M, Son, single, age 15, born Newick; occupation: carterJohn Turner
Jane Turner, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Fletching; occupation: scholarJane Turner
George Turner, M, Son, single, age 11, born Fletching; occupation: scholarGeorge Turner, farm servant
Louisa Turner, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Fletching; occupation: scholarLouisa Turner
Frank Turner, M, Son, single, age 4, born FletchingFrank Turner
Alice Turner, F, Daughter, single, age 2 m, born FletchingAlice Turner

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Edward Ledward, M, Head, married, age 60, born Uckfield; occupation: painter journeymanThomas Edward Ledward, farm labourerShort Bridge1881 Census
Uckfield, Sussex
Mary Ledward, F, Wife, married, age 55, born FalmerMary Ledward
Susan Ledward, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Uckfield, unemployed; occupation: domestic servantSusan Ledward
Louisa Fanny Ledward, F, Daughter, age 12, born Uckfield; occupation: scholarLouisa Fanny Ledward
George Henry Boore, M, Nephew, age 10, born Brighton, occupation: scholarGeorge Henry Boore

1882Directory entryMartin Thomas M.P.S., G.B., ShortbridgeShortbridgeKelly's Directory

1882Directory entryCampfield Jas., beer retailer, ShortbridgeShortbridgeKelly's Directory

1882Directory entryWright William, miller (water & steam), ShortbridgeShortbridgeKelly's Directory

1888Directory entryLedward, Thomas, Lodge gate, ShortbridgeLodge gate, ShortbridgeBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryFleet, George, smith, ShortbridgeShortbridgeBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryGrover, John, bailiff, to Mr Hill, ShortbridgeShortbridgeBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryShortbridgeBrooker's Guide
Shortbridge, which is the north-western extremity of the parish. Previous to the construction of railways, Shortbridge was of some importance in the neighbourhood, having a wharf, on which barges laden with coal, lime. &c., from Lewes or Newhaven, discharged their cargoes. A steam and water mill is also worked here. In the summer this locality is much frequented by lovers of the gentle craft, numbers of whom come over from Brighton and elsewhere, fishing up the river from Barcombe or Isfield.

c 1899Sharpsbridge and Shortbridge, West of Uckfield - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyShortbridge

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