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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1766The History of Tunbridge Wells by Thomas Benge Burr ⇒ p. 161
1840New Guide for Tunbridge Wells by John Colbran and edited by James Phippen ⇒ p. 273
1883Pelton's Illustrated Guide to Tunbridge Wells by J. Radford Thomson, M.A. ⇒ p. 130
1933Country Houses of Kent by Arthur Oswald ⇒ p. 50

Historical records

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn J. Saint, M, Head, widowed, age 80, born Groombridge, Kent; occupation: rector of SpeldhurstJohn J. Saint, rector of SpeldhurstGroombridge Place1881 Census
Speldhurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth S. Saint, F, Daughter, single, age 49, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: private income from dividendsElizabeth S. Saint
3rd Apr 1881CensusLouisa W. Saint, F, Daughter, single, age 46, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: private income from dividendsLouisa W. Saint
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Mussell, F, Servant, single, age 47, born West Grinstead, Wiltshire; occupation: cookSarah Mussell
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth L. Lewis, F, Servant, single, age 41, born Tun Wells, Kent; occupation: lady's maidElizabeth L. Lewis
3rd Apr 1881CensusMaryann Muggridge, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: housemaidMaryann Muggridge
3rd Apr 1881CensusMartha Ann Luckhurst, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Charing, Kent; occupation: housemaidMartha Ann Luckhurst
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrances Lunchbery, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Rotherfield Greys, Oxford; occupation: kitchenmaidFrances Lunchbery

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Cloke, M, Head, married, age 55, born Guestling, Sussex; occupation: coachmanWilliam Cloke, coachmanGroombridge Cottage1881 Census
Speldhurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma Cloke, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Mayfield, SussexEmma Cloke
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarold Cloke, M, Son, age 9, born Groombridge, Kent; occupation: scholarHarold Cloke
3rd Apr 1881CensusEthel Cloke, F, Daughter, age 5, born Groombridge, Kent; occupation: scholarEthel Cloke
3rd Apr 1881CensusBenjamin Heath, M, Boarder, single, age 23, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: gardenerJoseph Benjamin Heath, gardener

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 53, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: gardenerJames Dadswell, gardenerGroombridge Moat House1881 Census
Speldhurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Goudhurst, KentDeborah Elizabeth Dadswell [Wilmshurst]

c 1890Moat HouseMoat House, Groombridge painted by Alfred F.W. BurtonAlfred Frederick William Burton, artistEnglish Homes and Villages

c 1890Groombridge HallGroombridge Hall, Groombridge painted by Alfred F.W. BurtonAlfred Frederick William Burton, artistPrivate collection

1904GroombridgeGroombridge, Groombridge painted by Wilfrid BallWilfrid Williams BallSussex

1904Garden of the Moated HouseGarden of the Moated House, Groombridge painted by Wilfrid BallWilfrid Williams BallSussex

1904Groombridge PlaceGroombridge Place, GroombridgePrivate collection

1908Groombridge HallGroombridge Hall, GroombridgePrivate collection

c 1910Groombridge Place GardensGroombridge Place Gardens, Groombridge photographed by M. Kemp, The Walks, GroombridgePrivate collection

c 1920Groombridge PlaceGroombridge Place, GroombridgePrivate collection

c 1930Groombridge Place - built by Philip Packer in Charles IIs reignGroombridge Place - built by Philip Packer in Charles IIs reignCountry Houses

c 1930Groombridge Place - The house built within a moate in a woody valleyGroombridge Place - The house built within a moate in a woody valleyCountry Houses

c 1930Groombridge Place - the classical loggiaGroombridge Place - the classical loggiaCountry Houses

c 1930Groombridge Place - the perfect English houseGroombridge Place - the perfect English houseCountry Houses

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