The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1798The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent - Volume V by Edward Hastedp. 305
1810Tunbridge Wells and its Neighbourhood by Paul Amsinck and Letitia Byrnep. 32
1830Guide of Tunbridge Wells ⇒ p. 159
1832Descriptive Sketches of Tunbridge Wells and the Calverley Estate by John Britton, F.S.A. ⇒ p. 116
1840New Guide for Tunbridge Wells by John Colbran and edited by James Phippen ⇒ p. 191
1851The Chronicle of Battel Abbey from 1066 to 1176 by Mark Antony Lower, M.A.p. 144
1874A History of The Weald of Kent with an outline of the History of the County to the present time, Volume II by Robert Furley, F.S.A.p. 16; p. 524; p. 745
1883Pelton's Illustrated Guide to Tunbridge Wells by J. Radford Thomson, M.A. ⇒ p. 179
1887Scotney Castle by Edward Hussey ⇒ p. 38
1909English Homes and Villages (Kent & Sussex)
also published as
Tunbridge Wells and its Neighbourhood by Lady Hope ⇒ p. 85
1933Country Houses of Kent by Arthur Oswald ⇒ p. 8

Historical records

1783North East Front of ScotneyNorth East Front of Scotney, watercolour (26.5 x 18.5 cm) painted by Samuel Hieronymus GrimmSamuel Hieronymus Grimm, topographical artist© British Library Board - Shelfmark: Additional MS 5670, Item number: f. 1 (no. 1)

12th Aug 1786Scotney CastleScotney Castle, Lamberhurst by Sparrow and published by S. HooperPrivate collection

1809Scotney CastleScotney Castle, Lamberhurst by Paul Amsinck & engraved by Letitia ByrneLetitia ByrneAmsinck's Tunbridge Wells

1809Scotney CastleScotney Castle, Lamberhurst by Paul Amsinck & engraved by Letitia ByrneLetitia ByrneAmsinck's Tunbridge Wells

30th Mar 1851CensusGeorge Bishop, M, Head, married, age 43, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeperGeorge Bishop, gamekeeperScotney Gate1851 Census
Lamberhurst, Sussex and Kent
30th Mar 1851CensusHannah Bishop, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Lamberhurst, SussexHannah Bishop
30th Mar 1851CensusRobert Bishop, M, Son, single, age 15, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRobert Bishop
30th Mar 1851CensusIsaac Bishop, M, Son, single, age 12, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarIsaac Bishop
30th Mar 1851CensusHarriott Bishop, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarHarriott Bishop
30th Mar 1851CensusHannah Bishop, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarHannah Bishop
30th Mar 1851CensusGeorge Bishop, M, Son, single, age 7, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: at homeGeorge Bishop
30th Mar 1851CensusThomas Bishop, M, Son, single, age 5, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: at homeThomas Bishop
30th Mar 1851CensusRuth Bishop, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: at homeRuth Bishop
30th Mar 1851CensusEdward Bishop, M, Son, single, age 1, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: at homeEdward Bishop

30th Mar 1851CensusGeorge Wells, M, Head, married, age 44, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: gardenerGeorge Wells, gardenerOld Scotney1851 Census
Lamberhurst, Sussex and Kent
30th Mar 1851CensusMary Wells, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Swillington, YorkshireMary Wells
30th Mar 1851CensusMaria Wells, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarMaria Wells

30th Mar 1851CensusSarah Stephens, F, Head, single, age 54, born Bristol, Somerset; occupation: housekeeperSarah Stephens, housekeeperScotney Castle1851 Census
Lamberhurst, Sussex and Kent
30th Mar 1851CensusElizabeth Cripps, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Packham, Kent; occupation: dairymaidElizabeth Cripps
30th Mar 1851CensusThomas Croft, M, Servant, widowed, age 30, born Benenden, Kent; occupation: farm labourerThomas Croft

30th Mar 1851CensusGeorge Peake, M, Head, single, age 17, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: garden labourerGeorge Peake, garden labourerGarden Cottage1851 Census
Lamberhurst, Sussex and Kent

30th Mar 1851CensusJames Bartholomew, M, Head, married, age 29, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerJames Bartholomew, farm labourerLittle Scotney1851 Census
Lamberhurst, Sussex and Kent
30th Mar 1851CensusAnn Bartholomew, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Goudhurst, KentAnn Bartholomew
30th Mar 1851CensusWellcom Bartholomew, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarWellcom Bartholomew
30th Mar 1851CensusIsabella Bartholomew, F, Daughter, single, age 10M, born Lamberhurst, SussexIsabella Bartholomew

30th Mar 1851CensusWilliam Richardson, M, Head, married, age 27, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: carterWilliam Richardson, carterLittle Scotney1851 Census
Lamberhurst, Sussex and Kent
30th Mar 1851CensusCharlotte Richardson, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Goudhurst, KentCharlotte Richardson
30th Mar 1851CensusJohn Richardson, M, Son, single, age 7, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarJohn Richardson
30th Mar 1851CensusThomas Richardson, M, Son, single, age 5, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarThomas Richardson
30th Mar 1851CensusSophia Richardson, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarSophia Richardson
30th Mar 1851CensusAnn Richardson, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Lamberhurst, SussexAnn Richardson
30th Mar 1851CensusMary Richardson, F, Daughter, single, age 2M, born Lamberhurst, SussexMary Richardson

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Thos. Hutchinson, M, Head, married, age 40, born Ampton, Suffolk; occupation: gardener domestic servantHenry Thos. Hutchinson, gardener domestic servantScotney Lodge Cottage1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah E. Hutchinson, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Elvetham, Hampshire; occupation: gardener domestic servant wifeSarah E. Hutchinson
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlice Hutchinson, F, Daughter, age 12, born Esher, Surrey; occupation: scholarAlice Hutchinson
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth E. Hutchinson, F, Daughter, age 11, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth E. Hutchinson
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Hutchinson, M, Son, age 9, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Hutchinson
3rd Apr 1881CensusHelen Hutchinson, F, Daughter, age 7, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarHelen Hutchinson

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Bishop, M, Head, widowed, age 74, born Inksell; occupation: farmerGeorge Bishop, farmerScotney Gates1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusIsaac Bishop, M, Son, single, age 42, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeperIsaac Bishop
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriett Jupp, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantHarriett Jupp

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Hodgkin, M, Head, married, age 35, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: sawyerJames Hodgkin, sawyerScotney Timber Yard1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusClara Hodgkin, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: sawyer's wifeClara Hodgkin
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnnie Hodgkin, F, Daughter, age 10, born Lamberhurst, SussexAnnie Hodgkin
3rd Apr 1881CensusLouisa Hodgkin, F, Daughter, age 8, born Lamberhurst, SussexLouisa Hodgkin
3rd Apr 1881CensusClara Hodgkin, F, Daughter, age 6, born Lamberhurst, SussexClara Hodgkin
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlice Hodgkin, F, Daughter, age 4, born Lamberhurst, SussexAlice Hodgkin
3rd Apr 1881CensusMargaret Hodgkin, F, Daughter, age 1, born Lamberhurst, SussexMargaret Hodgkin

3rd Apr 1881CensusMarion Bootes, F, Head, single, age 17, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmakerMarion Bootes, dressmakerScotney Timber Yard1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrank Bootes, M, Brother, single, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: carpenterFrank Bootes
3rd Apr 1881CensusFlora M. Bootes, F, Sister, age 12, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarFlora M. Bootes
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharley Bootes, M, Brother, age 12, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharley Bootes

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Bartholomew, M, Head, widowed, age 83, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: labourerJames Bartholomew, labourerScotney Timber Yard1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Bartholomew, M, Son, single, age 51, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: labourerJames Bartholomew
3rd Apr 1881CensusH. Leigh, F, Daughter, widowed, age 45, born Lamberhurst, SussexH. Leigh

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Stone, M, Head, widowed, age 63, born Royal...St Anham, Buckingham; occupation: land steward and farm bailiffJames Stone, land steward and farm bailiffOld Scotney Castle1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny Mott, F, Niece, single, age 41, born St Pancras, Middlesex; occupation: domestic servantFanny Mott
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Sapp, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: domestic servantElizabeth Sapp

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward (Esq.) Hussey, M, Head, married, age 73, born St Mary Le Bone, Middlesex; occupation: justice of peaceEdward (Esq.) Hussey, justice of peaceScotney Castle1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenrietta S. (Honble) Hussey, F, Wife, married, age 61, born St Georges, MiddlesexHenrietta S. (Honble) Hussey
3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Winder Hussey, M, Son, single, age 25, born St Georges, Middlesex; occupation: justice of peaceEdward Winder Hussey
3rd Apr 1881CensusGertrude Anne Hussey, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born St Georges, MiddlesexGertrude Anne Hussey
3rd Apr 1881CensusMildred H. Hussey, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born St Georges, MiddlesexMildred H. Hussey
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Mellish, M, Visitor, single, age 24, born Richmond, Surrey; occupation: student at lawHenry Mellish
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick Tunnell, M, Servant, widowed, age 49, born Egham, Surrey; occupation: butler (domestic)Frederick Tunnell
3rd Apr 1881CensusHerbert Prestage, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Leamington, Warwick; occupation: footman (domestic)Herbert Prestage
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick Morris, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: footman (domestic)Frederick Herbert Morris
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Styles, M, Servant, single, age 22, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: groom (domestic)William Styles
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick Barrow, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: stable helper (domestic)Frederick Barrow
3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny Puttock, F, Servant, single, age 44, born Limpsfield, Surrey; occupation: housekeeper (domestic)Fanny Puttock
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Evans, F, Servant, single, age 44, born Ely, Cambridge; occupation: ladysmaid (domestic)Ann Evans
3rd Apr 1881CensusJanet Griffin, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Norfolk; occupation: ladysmaid (domestic)Janet Griffin
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriett Rowberry, F, Servant, single, age 34, born Leigh, Worcester; occupation: ladysmaid (domestic)Harriett Rowberry
3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny Clelford, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Woodford, Wiltshire; occupation: ladysmaid (domestic)Fanny Clelford
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Lloyd, F, Servant, widowed, age 25, born Botting..., Radnorshire, Wales; occupation: dairymaid (domestic)Elizabeth Lloyd
3rd Apr 1881CensusElla Griffiths, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Etterley, Shropshire; occupation: kitchenmaid (domestic)Ella Griffiths
3rd Apr 1881CensusCatherine Noakes, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scullerymaid (domestic)Catherine Noakes

3rd Apr 1881CensusHorace Clapson, M, Head, married, age 37, born Robertsbridge, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHorace Clapson, farm labourerGreat Scotney Cottage1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusRuth Clapson, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's wifeRuth Clapson
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrances M. Clapson, F, Daughter, age 16, born Chiddingstone, KentFrances M. Clapson
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert G. Clapson, M, Son, age 9, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation: scholarAlbert G. Clapson
3rd Apr 1881CensusErnest U. Clapson, M, Son, age 5, born Under River Nr Sevenoaks, KentErnest U. Clapson
3rd Apr 1881CensusMinnie M. Clapson, F, Daughter, age 3, born Lamberhurst, SussexMinnie M. Clapson
3rd Apr 1881CensusFlorence S. Clapson, F, Daughter, age 4 m, born Lamberhurst, SussexFlorence S. Clapson

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Croft, M, Head, married, age 60, born Benenden, Kent; occupation: coachmanThomas Croft, coachmanGreat Scotney Cottage1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusEliza Croft, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: coachman wifeEliza Croft
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Croft, M, Son, married, age 24, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Croft

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Bailey, M, Head, married, age 50, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: shepherdJames Bailey, shepherdLittle Scotney Cottage1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusCatherine Bailey, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: shepherd's wifeCatherine Bailey [Bowles]
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Ann Bailey, F, Daughter, age 12, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarMary Ann Ellis [Bailey]
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Bailey, M, Son, age 10, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarGeorge Bailey
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmily Bailey, F, Daughter, age 8, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarEmily Bailey
3rd Apr 1881CensusBertie Bailey, M, Son, age 2, born Lamberhurst, KentBertie Bailey

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Goodsell, M, Head, married, age 35, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: waggonerJames Goodsell, waggonerLittle Scotney Cottage1881 Census
Lamberhurst, Kent
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharlotte E. Goodsell, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: waggoner's wifeCharlotte E. Goodsell
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Goodsell, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mountfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Goodsell
3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Goodsell, M, Son, age 7, born Mountfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJames Goodsell
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Goodsell, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mountfield, SussexEllen Goodsell
3rd Apr 1881CensusAdeline Goodsell, F, Daughter, age 4, born Mountfield, SussexAdeline Goodsell

1887Remains of Scotney CastleRemains of Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst photographed by Ink-photo, Sprague & Co, LondonScotney Castle

1887Old Scotney CastleOld Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst photographed by Ink-photo, Sprague & Co, LondonScotney Castle

1900Scotney CastleScotney Castle, LamberhurstPrivate collection

c 1900Scotney CastleScotney Castle, Lamberhurst painted by Charles Essenhigh CorkeCharles Essenhigh Corke, artist and photographerEnglish Homes and Villages

1910Scotney Old CastleScotney Old Castle, Lamberhurst photographed by A. Padgham, LamberhurstPrivate collection

c 1930Scotney Castle - an enchanted settingScotney Castle - an enchanted settingCountry Houses

c 1930Scotney Castle - the towerScotney Castle - the towerCountry Houses

c 1930Scotney Castle - the towerScotney Castle - the towerCountry Houses

c 1930Scotney Castle - the bridge, tower and mansionScotney Castle - the bridge, tower and mansionCountry Houses

c 1930Scotney Castle - the new house built in 1837Scotney Castle - the new house built in 1837Country Houses

1936Lamberhurst Scotney Estate workers. Cousins Robert Hodgkin & Charles Barrow Lamberhurst Scotney Estate workers. Cousins Robert Hodgkin & Charles Barrow , LamberhurstJim Smith's records

c 1950ScotneyScotney, LamberhurstJim Smith's records

1962Scotney CastleScotney Castle, Lamberhurst photographed by Country LifeCountry Life Picture Book of Kent and Sussex - 1962
reproduced with the permission of Country Life

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