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PublishedTitle, author and references
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 113

Historical records

1265Occupation TenantThomas de YndedaleYndedaleSutton's Historical Notes

1296Occupation TenantWilliam de HyndedaleHyndedaleSutton's Historical Notes

1327Occupation TenantThomas de HyndaleHyndaleSutton's Historical Notes

1362Occupation TenantDuke of Henry LancasterHendall ManorSutton's Historical Notes

28th Nov 1594Leaseholder (21 yrs)Bartholomew ConstableHendallBuckhurst Terrier
Bartholomew Constable, husbandman, holds by indenture the messuage or tenement called Hendall, with sevenscore acres, with orchards, gardens, etc., the pond with waste thereabout, Kitchin Croft, Little Meadow, Ten Acres mead, the croft above the house, Great Mead, the Sedge, Hale Land, Penny Croft, Hendoll Wood, Kettells Croft, the greate feild, Upper Hoggett, Little Hoggett, and the Hoggett, the Lane Croft, Grigolette and the Hopes, in all 170 acres: viz., meadow 36 acres, pasture 50 acres, arable 72 acres, wood 11 acres.
Rent £30 18s and 2 fat capons.

1597FreeholderNicholas PopeManor of HyndallBuckhurst Terrier
Nicholas Pope, gent, holds by Knight's service the Manor of Hyndall, 200 acres; bounds:-
  • to his own land to the East and South
  • to the land of Francis Challoner to the North and West
Rent 2s. 5 1/2d

c 1597Stonelande Parck, The Manor of Buckhurst - c 1597Part of the maps produced in 1597 in the Buckhurst TerrierHendall

1714Occupation TenantWilliam ConstableHendallSutton's Historical Notes

1724Occupation TenantRobert AvisHendallSutton's Historical Notes

c 1724Withyham, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenHend hall

1742Occupation TenantWilliam AvisHendallSutton's Historical Notes

1775Occupation TenantWilliam, junior AvisHendallSutton'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 GreamHendall Farm

1825Occupation TenantPeter AvisHendallSutton's Historical Notes

c 1825Withyham, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodHendall Farm

1827Occupation TenantObadiah Hall, farmerHendallSutton's Historical Notes

1838CensusHead; occupation: farmerObadiah Hall, farmerHendal1838 Census
Motts Mill, Sussex

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: labourerEdward Tasker, farm labourerBack of Hunts Farm1838 Census
Motts Mill, Sussex
Employed by Peter Avis of Hunts Farm
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishElizabeth Tasker [Wickens]
James Tasker, labourer
Elizabeth Tasker
Stephen Tasker, bricklayer's labourer
Sarah Tasker
Frances Tasker

6th Jun 1841CensusObadiah Hill, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation: farmerObadiah Hill, farmerHendle1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Maria Hill, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexMaria Hill
John Hill, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexJohn Hill
Sarah Simmons, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantSarah Simmons
Lydia Leeson, F, age 14, born Sussex; occupation: servantLydia Leeson
Thomas Tasker, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantThomas Tasker, farm labourer
John Curd, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantJohn Curd

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 3 people; occupation: farmerObadiah Hall, farmerHendle Farm1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeMaria Hall [Avis]
ServantElizabeth Fermor [Marchant]
Servant; occupation: farm labourerThomas Obbard, farm labourer
Servant, occupation: farm labourerElias Coomber
Servant; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Folkner

1866Occupation TenantJohn HallHendallSutton's Historical Notes

1867Directory entryHall John, farmer, Hendal farmHendal farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryHall John, farmer, Hendal farmHendal farmPost Office Directory

c 1875Buckhurst Park, Hendal Bridge & Motts Mill, South East of Withyham - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyHendal Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Hall, M, Head, married, age 56, born Withyham, employs 6 men; occupation: farmerJohn Hall, farmerHendall Farm1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Betsy Hall, F, Wife, married, age 48, born HartfieldBetsy Hall [Kenward]
John Hall, M, Son, age 15, born Withyham; occupation: scholarJohn Thomas Hall
Henry Hall, M, Son, age 12, born Withyham; occupation: scholarHarry Hall
Louis William Hall, M, Son, age 9, born Withyham; occupation: scholarLewis William Hall
Lodger Kennard, M, Lodger, widowed, age 72, born Hartfield; occupation: retired farmerLodger Kennard
Mary Ann Hobly, F, Lodger, widowed, age 77, born HartfieldMary Ann Hobly
Sarah Dadswell, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Rotherfield; occupation: general servantSarah Ann Tasker [Dadswell]

1882Directory entryHall John, farmer, Hendal farmHendal farmKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Hall, M, Head, married, age 66, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Hall, farmerHendall Farm1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Betsy Hall, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Hartfield, SussexBetsy Hall [Kenward]
John T Hall, M, Son, single, age 25, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son and assistantJohn Thomas Hall
Harry Hall, M, Son, single, age 22, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son and assistantHarry Hall
Charles Kenward, M, Boarder, widowed, age 82, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: retired farmerCharles Kenward
Mary Ann Hobbs, F, Boarder, widowed, age 87, born Hartfield, SussexMary Ann Hobbs
Alice Atherall, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantAlice Atherall
Noah Waghorn, M, Servant, widowed, age 66, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: Farm labourerNoah Waghorn

1900Occupation TenantHarry HallHendallSutton's Historical Notes

2nd Apr 1911CensusHarriet Smartt, F, Head, married 12 years, age 45, born Sheffield, YorkshireHarriet SmarttHendall Farm, Withyham1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Harriet Ellen Kathleen Smartt, F, Daughter, age 9, born St Thomas, BirminghamHarriet Ellen Kathleen Smartt
Evelyn Helena Smartt, F, Daughter, age 8, born Hadbury, WorcestershireEvelyn Helena Smartt
Ellen Smartt, F, Mother-in-law, widow, age 72, born City Of LondonEllen Smartt
Graidee Nell Kathleen Ord Craggs, F, Niece, age 9, born Birmingham St ThomasGraidee Nell Kathleen Ord Craggs
Ellen Caroline Read, F, Sister, married, age 51, born St James Piccadilly, LondonEllen Caroline Read
Marjorie Nell Carter Read, F, Niece, single, age 20, born All Saints, Leamington SpaMarjorie Nell Carter Read
Herbert Hugh Denny, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Dulwich, London; occupation: farm pupilHerbert Hugh Denny
Louis William Francis Carey, M, Boarder, single, age 18, born Egham, Surrey; occupation: farm assistantLouis William Francis Carey

2001TodayHendal Farm

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