The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1870A Compendious History of Sussex - Volume II. by Mark Antony Lower, M.A.p. 265
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 111
1904Highways and Byways in Sussex by E.V. Lucas ⇒ p. 401
1909English Homes and Villages (Kent & Sussex)
also published as
Tunbridge Wells and its Neighbourhood by Lady Hope ⇒ p. 98

Historical records

1509Occupation OwnerJohn BakerDuckings Farm

1593Occupation TenantJohn BaldwineDuckings FarmSutton's Historical Notes

25th Jul 1593Leaseholder (21 yrs)John BaldwineDuckins als DuckingsBuckhurst Terrier
John Baldwine, yeoman, holds by indenture the messuage or tenement called Duckins als Duckings, the Hopyarde, the Orchard, Barnefeild, the Aldrett, two other fields, Bowrefield, Little Kimwell, Broomfield and Kimwell, in all 63 acres: viz., pasture 29 acres, arable 33 acres, wood 1 acre.
Rent £19 and 2 fat capons alive on 1st November.

c 1597Hartfeild, Withyham, and Buckhurst Parck, The Manor of Buckhurst - c 1597Part of the maps produced in 1597 in the Buckhurst TerrierDuckings

1684Occupation TenantJohn HallDuckings FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1716Occupation TenantJohn HallDuckings FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1772Occupation TenantJohn HallDuckings FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1790Occupation TenantJohn HallDuckings FarmSutton's Historical Notes

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

1817Occupation TenantAbraham HallDuckings FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1838CensusHead; occupation: farmerAbraham Hall, farmerDuckings Farm1838 Census
Withyham, Sussex

6th Jun 1841CensusAbraham Hall, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farmerAbraham Hall, farmerDuckings Farm1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusCaroline Hall, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexCaroline Hall [Combridge]
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Hall, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexElizabeth Hollamby [Hall]
6th Jun 1841CensusObadiah Hall, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexObadiah Hall
6th Jun 1841CensusCaroline Hall, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexCaroline Hanbury [Hall]
6th Jun 1841CensusAlfred Hall, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexAlfred Hall, miller and farmer
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Hall, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexThomas Hall, grocer and draper
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Shaw, F, age 18, born Sussex; occupation: servantElizabeth Shaw
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Mailer, M, age 20 to 24, born SussexThomas Mailer
6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Hills, M, age 15 to 19, born SussexHenry Hills
6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Edwards, M, age 15 to 19, born SussexRichard Edwards

6th Jun 1841CensusJoseph Hall, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJoseph Hall, farmerSmithers1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Hall, F, [Wife], age 55 to 59, born SussexElizabeth Hall [Groombridge]
6th Jun 1841CensusAbraham Hall, M, [Son], age 30 to 34, born SussexAbraham Hall, farm labourer
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Hall, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexWilliam Hall
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Hall, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexJohn Hall
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Hall, F, [Daughter-in-law], age 20 to 24, born SussexAnn Hall
6th Jun 1841CensusAbraham Hall, M, [Grand-son], age 4, born SussexAbraham Hall
6th Jun 1841CensusSophia N/K, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantSophia N/K

4th Feb 1848BirthJohn Hall, farm labourerDuckings FarmJohn M. Hall's records

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed, employs 7 people; occupation: farmerCaroline Hall [Combridge]Duckings Farm1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusSonJohn Hall, farmer
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterCaroline Hanbury [Hall]
30th Mar 1851CensusSonAlfred Hall, miller and farmer
30th Mar 1851CensusSonThomas Hall, grocer and draper
30th Mar 1851CensusSonEdwin Abraham Hall
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation Farm LabourerGeorge Wise
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation House ServantSarah Staply
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerJames Heasman
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation Farm LabourerGeorge Wise
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation Farm LabourerGaius Weeding

1859Occupation TenantJohn HallDuckings FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1859Occupation TenantMrs Abraham HallDuckings FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1866Occupation TenantEdwin A. HallDuckings FarmSutton's Historical Notes

1867Directory entryHall -, farmer, Ducking's farmDucking's farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryHall Edwin, farmer, Ducking's farmDucking's farmPost Office Directory

c 1875Buckhurst, Balls Green, St Mary's & St Michael's, Hartfield & Withyham - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyDuckings Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdwin Hall, M, Head, single, age 38, born Withyham; occupation: farmerEdwin Hall, farmerDuckings Farm1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Hooker, F, Cousin, single, age 34, born Withyham; occupation: housekeeperElizabeth Hooker
3rd Apr 1881CensusBenjamin Brigden, M, Gardener, widowed, age 71, born WorthBenjamin Brigden
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Turner, F, Servant, age 15, born Withyham; occupation General ServantAnn Turner

1882Directory entryHall Edwin, farmer, Ducking's farmDucking's farmKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusEdwin Hall, M, Head, single, age 49, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmerEdwin Hall, farmerDuckings Farm1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusElizabeth Hooker, F, Servant, single, age 38, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperElizabeth Hooker
5th Apr 1891CensusKate Peckham, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantKate Peckham

c 1900DuckingsDuckings, WithyhamSutton's Historical Notes

1916DuckingsDuckings, WithyhamPrivate collection

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