The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Towngate    Tidebrook  Wadhurst  
Historical records

1690 to 1763HistoryTowngateWace's Wadhurst
In 1690 a Nicholas Puxty sold Towngate, then part of the property, to his brother-in-law, Richard Comber. By him and his son the Towngate property, as it had then come to be called, was further increased by the purchase of Shotinghurst, Earlye, and the Dupleck's farm of 96 A. Richard Comber died in 1763, leaving his real estate to his sister Mary's son, Benjamin Newington

c 1795Wadhurst, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamTowngate Farm

c 1825Mark Cross, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodTowngate

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation PROPrietor and FARMERJoseph John NewingtonTowngate1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeFanny Winton Newington [Tompsett]
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: cookHannah Brooker
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: housemaidAmelia Fenner
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; widowedJohn Underhill

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJonathan Akehurst, farm labourerTowngate Cottage1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeLouisa Akehurst [Godden]
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarThomas Akehurst
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarJames Akehurst, painter
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarLouisa Akehurst

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJames Luck, farm labourerTowngate Cottage1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeMary Luck [Barden]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: servantAnn Luck
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary Luck

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerThomas RichardsonTowngate Cottage1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeHannah Richardson
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation Farm labourerGeorge Richardson
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation SCHOLARCharity Richardson
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation SCHOLAROwen Richardson

c 1875Tidebrook, North East of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyTowngate

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