The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Gillhams Birch  Rotherfield Road  Jarvis Brook  Crowborough  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 76; p. 332; p. 333; p. 334

Historical records

18th Sep 1814BirthJames AllcornGilhams BirchRotherfield Parish Registers

4th Jan 1816BirthHenry AllcornGilhams BirchRotherfield Parish Registers

4th Mar 1817BirthWilliam AllcornGilhams BirchRotherfield Parish Registers

7th Oct 1821BirthHerbert AllcornGillhams BirchRotherfield Parish Registers

26th Jan 1823BirthPhoebe Wickens [Allcorn]Gillhams BirchRotherfield Parish Registers

5th Aug 1826BirthEliza Pilbeam [Allcorn]Gillhams BirchRotherfield Parish Registers

27th Feb 1828BirthAlfred AllcornGilhams BirchRotherfield Parish Registers

11th Oct 1830BirthCaroline Baldock [Allcorn]Gilhams BirchRotherfield Parish Registers

26th May 1832BirthFrederick AllcornGilhams BirchRotherfield Parish Registers

26th Feb 1839Maynard's Gate, South East of Crowborough - 1839Obed Corke (occupier) and Lord Abergavenny (owner)Obadiah Corke, farmerCottage and Garden, Cottage and Garden (0 acres 1 roods 12 perches) plot 2373Rotherfield Tithe Map

26th Feb 1839Maynard's Gate, South East of Crowborough - 1839Thomas Allcorn (occupier) and George Saxby, Rev Penfold (owner)Thomas AlchorneHouse and Garden (0 acres 1 roods 32 perches) plot 2374Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Alcorn, M, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas AlchorneS… Grove [Gillhams Birch]1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Hannah Alcorn, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexHannah Allcorn [Pratt]
Obadiah Alcorn, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerObed Allcorn
Eliza Alcorn, F, [Daughter], age 14, born SussexEliza Pilbeam [Allcorn]
Alfred Alcorn, M, [Son], age 12, born SussexAlfred Allcorn
Caroline Alcorn, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexCaroline Baldock [Allcorn]
Frederick Alcorn, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexFrederick Allcorn

6th Jun 1841CensusObadiah Corke, M, Head, age 24, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerObadiah Corke, farmerGillhams Birch1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Margaret Corke, F, [Wife], age 21, born SussexMargaret Elizabeth Corke [Dadswell]
Lucy Corke, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexLucy Waters Walter [Corke]
Benjamin Corke, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexBenjamin Budgen Corke, farmer
Harriet Dadswell, F, age 8, born Sussex; occupation ServantHarriet Dadswell
ServantEllen Parks

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerThomas AlchorneGillhams Birch1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeHannah Allcorn [Pratt]
Son; occupation: farm labourerFrederick Allcorn
Son-in-law, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Baldock, farm labourer
DaughterCaroline Baldock [Allcorn]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerEdward Dadswell, farm labourerGillhams Birch1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeSophia Dadswell [Pilbeam]
DaughterHarriet Dadswell
SonHerbert Dadswell, railway platelayer
Lodger; widowed; occupation: pauperAnn Rogers

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm LabourerJoseph Wickens, farmer and schoolmasterGillhams Birch1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifePhoebe Wickens [Allcorn]
SonFrederick Wickens, miller's waggoner
SonStephen Wickens, bricklayer
SonThomas Wickens, labourer

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Bones, M, Head, married, age 38, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Bones, farm labourerGilhams Birch1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Eliza Bones, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Rotherfield, SussexEliza Louisa Bones [Simmons]
Thomas E Bones, M, Son, age 15, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: farm labourerThomas E. Bones
Harriet Bones, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHarriett Alice Bones
Mary A Bones, F, Daughter, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMarianne Bones
Elizabeth Bones, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexElizabeth Bones

2nd Apr 1871CensusHenry Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry AllcornGilhams Birch1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary A Allcorn, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Salehurst, SussexMary Ann Allcorn [Baker] [Adams]
James Baker, M, [Step]Son, single, age 39, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Baker
Alfred Baldock, M, Nephew, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlfred Baldock
Richard Baker, M, Grandson, single, age 18, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard Baker

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Heasman, M, Head, married, age 37, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Hesman, farm labourerGilhams Birch1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Elizabeth Heasman, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, SussexElizabeth Heasman [Deacon]
James H Heasman, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Henry Heasman
John T Heasman, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Thomas Heaseman, carter
Anna E Heasman, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnne Elizabeth Heasman
Thomas W Heasman, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Wiliam Heasman, gardener and domestic servant
Elizabeth M Heasman, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexElizabeth Margaret Edith Heasman

c 1875Jarvis Brook, Maynards Gate & The Hall, South East of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyGillhams Birch

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Hesman, M, Head, married, age 46, born Mayfield; occupation: farm bailiffJohn Hesman, farm labourerGillams Birch Cottage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Hesman, F, Wife, married, age 44, born RotherfieldElizabeth Heasman [Deacon]
E.M.Edith Hesman, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarElizabeth Margaret Edith Heasman
Kezia M. Hesman, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarKezia Mary Heasman
Henry D. Hesman, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarHenry David Heasman
Ernest A. Hesman, M, Son, age 4, born RotherfieldErnest Albert Heasman
Bertrom C. Hesman, M, Son, age 2, born RotherfieldBertram Charles Heasman

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Rogers, M, Head, married, age 44, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Rogers, farm labourerGillhams Birch1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ann Rogers, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, SussexAnn Rodgers [Card]
Harry Rogers, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHarry Rodgers
Alice Rogers, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlice Rodgers
Ezra Rogers, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEzra Rogers
James Rogers, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJames Rogers
Mary Rogers, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Rogers
Frank Rogers, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexFrank Rogers

2nd Apr 1911CensusFrederic Edward Hulbert, M, Head, married, age 53, born Bath, Somerset; occupation: private meansFrederic Edward Hulbert, private meansGillhams Birch Jarvis Brook1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Charlotte Emily Hulbert, F, Wife, married 26 years, age 53, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: private meansCharlotte Emily Hulbert
Clara Charlotte Sorton Hulbert, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Arram, India; occupation: private meansClara Charlotte Sorton Hulbert
May Rogers, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: cookMay Rogers
Dollina Margaret Ford, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Hadlow Down, Sussex; occupation: parlourmaidDollina Margaret Ford
Martha Hockley, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Cobham, Surrey; occupation: housemaidMartha Hockley

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