The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
The Manor of Duddleswell by Colin J Hobbs
published in 2004
Content

Title  
 
Maresfield  
 
Maresfield at Stumbletts Common  
 
Nutley  
 
Fletching  
 
West Hoathly  
 
Hartfield  
 
Withyham  
 
East Grinstead  
 
Buxted  
 
Multi-parish  
 
Information Sources  
 

Estates

Henry Thomas Earl of Chichester and Henry Hall Viscount Gage Estate  
 
William Lord Abergavenny Estate  
 
Sir John Shelley Estate  
 

Maresfield Properties

IdName
M1Le Sonke; 4 acres of assert
M2Inhomes als Beggarswell; 6 acre field within forest
M3Parcel of waste; 3 roods within forest
M4Burchetts, 3 parcels of land; 15 acres
M5Inhomes in Markstreet; 3 acres
M5AInhomes in Markstreet; 30 perches
M6Pricketts hatchegate, cottage; Johane Dynes, 2 acres assart
M73 parcels; 13.25 acres new assart at Horney Common
M8Chapmans; 4 acres assart near Lampool Green
M8ALe Trench; 2 acres
M9Hoogelette, messuage; 7 acres
M9AHugletts Pit; 7 acres
M10Courtehatche; 6 acres
M10ANewlond; 4 acres new assart
M10BNewlond; 6 acres new assart
M11Crouchecrofte; 3 acres at Piltdown Crossroads
M11ACrouchecrofte, 4 cottages; 0.5 acre at Piltdown Crossroads
M13Messuage, garden, and 2 crofts; 5 acres
M15Messuage; 1 acre at Brabies Hatch
M20Tinkers; 4 pieces 11 acres of woodland at Cheynes
M212 tenements, messuage, cottage; 4 acres near Oldlands
M22Whitehouse, messuage, 1 parcel land; 27 acres within the forest
M22AWhitehouse, barn and buildings
M23Cottage; 1/2 acre by the Boringwheel Pond
M24Cottage; 1 rood at Jessops Hill by Tinkers
M25Cottage, small barn, new built; 5 acres by Boreing Whele Pond
M26Oast house, malthouse; 1/2 acre at Pricketts Hatch Green
M27Cottage; 1 rood at Horney Common
M28Cottage; 1/2 rood at Horney Common
M29Cottage; 1/2 rood at Horney Common
M30Cottage; 1/2 acre at Whitehouse Land
M31Cottage & garden; 1 rood at Jessops Hill
M32Land; 190 acres
M32ALand; 10 acres
M32BLand; 14 acres in 3 parcels
M32CLand; 10 acres
M32DLand; 10 acres
M33le Churchwardens; 10 acres
M34le Springwell
M35le Diall field; 4.2.00 acres at Horney Common
M36Messuage and barn; 19. 3. 00 acres
M36ALand; 2.0.28 acres and ( 0.1.32 earlier taken in )
M37Newlodge, messuage and tenement; 30 acres assart within Forest
M38Marlelands, cottage and tenement; 5 acres assart within Forest
M39Cottage adjacent Brownsbrook
M40Clayfields; 10. 2. 00 acres assart within Forest
M40AForest Lodge
M41House lately built; 6 acres assart within Forest
M41ALand; 2.3.30 acres
M42Croft; 3 roods at Jessops Hill
M43Little Amblers, cottage; 4 acres
M43ALittle Amblers; 2 acres
M43A/BLittle Amblers; 20 perches
M44Messuage/tenement; 4 acres at Stubbs Cross
M45Sealeswell; 12 acres at Duddleswell
M46Land; 1 rood south of Clayfields
M47Land; 5 acres
M48Land; 5 acres
M49Cottage and tenement; 4 acres
M50le Stonyland; 15 acres
M50Ale Stonyland; 5 acres
M50Ble Stonyland; 5 acres
M51Land; 7 .1. 00. acres at Copthall
M52Land; 1 . 0. 08 acres at Brabies Hatch
M52ALand; 1/2 acre by Kenwards house
M52A/ALand; 3.07 acres
M53Cottage; 0. 2. 29 acre top of Cackle Street
M54Cottage; 1/2 acre at Horney Common
M55Land; 33 acres
M55ALand; 2 acres
M56Land; 2.2.36 acres
M59Land; 18. 2. 48 acres at Duddleswell
M59ALand; 5. 2. 48 acres adj Marlelands
M60Land; 1/2 acre at Fairwarp
M63Cottage; 1/2 acre at Dodds Hill
M65Hopgarden; 1 acre by Oldlands
M66Malthouse; 0. 0. 20 acre
M68Messuage; 1 acre will be Whitehouse
M70Land; 12. 0. 28 acres at Duddleswell
M70ALand; 11 rods acres at Duddleswell
M72Witchcross
M73Smiths shop; 1 acre at Witchcross
M75Land; 25 acres at Duddleswell
M76The Boringwheel Pond; 5 acres
M77Land; 0.5 acre at Brabies Hatch
M79Land; Several pieces 2 acres below Misborne
M80Workhouse; 4 acres
M81Land; 4 acres south of Marles
M82Water corn mill; 40 rods by Boringwheel pond
M83Cottage; 2.2.00 acres
M84Land; 2 acres opposite Fords Green
M85Land; 2 acres at Whitehouse Common
M86Land; 1 acre at Whitehouse Common
M87Cottage and buildings; 1 acre by Boringwheel
M88Land; 4 acres around Workhouse
M89Wych Cross road; 30 perches
M90Duddleswell 3 cottages; 2.1. 09 acres, 1. 3. 09 acres, and 0.0. 33 acres
M90ADuddleswell cottage; triangular piece 0.0.33 acre
M90BDuddleswell seed plot and old cottage; 0.0.14 acre
M90CDuddleswell cottage; 0.0.20 acre
M90DLand at Duddleswell; 4.1.33 acres
M91Fairwarp cottage; 2.2.00 acres
M91AFairwarp Oak Cottage
M92Cottage; 0.1.16 acres
M92A3 cottages; 0.1.16 acres
M93Forge Bank cottage, barn and lodges; 2.3.05 acres
M94Messuage and buildings; 0.3.00 acre
M94ACottage erected by Samuel Fox younger; 0.2.01 acre
M95Cottage and bulidings near Spring Gardens; 2 acres
M96Cottage and buildings in Fairwarp; 0.3.00 acre
M96ACottage in Fairwarp; 0.1.24 acre
M96A/AGrocers shop, bakehouse, messuage and shop in Fairwarp
M97Land; 4.0.00 acres near Duddleswell Gate
M98Nursery; 1.2.22 acres, Tithe no. 808/9; 1.2.27 acre,late nursery garden.
M98ALand; 1.1.27 acres
M99Land; 1.3.18 acres. Tithe nos. 858/62
M100Cottage, brick kilns and brick sheds; 1.2.00 acres
M100AWhitehouse Cottages ( 2 ); 1.2.14 acres
M101Land; 1.2.00 acres
M102Land; 1.2.00 acres near Duddleswell Gate
 
MaresfieldNewlond4 acres new assartCopyhold
M10A1/4d annual rent

before 1615Before 1615 John Norman surrendered to William Norman.
before 1615
Formed from partition of Courtehatche, 6 acres
1615 to 1636
1615 William Norman admit with Le Trench, 2 acres.
1636 surrendered to John Norman.
1636 to 1654
1636 John Norman admit with Le Trench, 2 acres, fine 40/-.
1654 surrendered John Jarret and Richard Gorringe, he remains tenant.
1654Barn 4 acres.
1654 to 1658
1654 John Jarret and Richard Gorringe admit, fine 30/- .
1658 John Jarrett surrendered to Richard Gorringe.
1658 to 16621658 Richard Gorringe admit and surrendered to will.
1662 deceased.
1662Tenement/cottage, barn, 4 acres
1662 to 16791662 John Gorringe admit, fine £4.
1679 deceased.
1679 to 1684
1679 Richard Gorringe of Fletching brother admit.
1684 mortgage Alice Clarke of Maresfield widow £60.
1684 surrendered to Alice Clarke.
1684 to 1688
1684 Alice Clarke admit on 2nd proc, fine 45/-.
1685 Thomas Nutt and Martin Hoath trustees of will admit.
1688 surrendered to Richard Devonish.
1688 to 1741
1688 Richard Devonish of Maresfeild yeoman admit on 2nd proc, fine £3.
1726 mortgage Edward Bland £31/10/-.
1740 mortgage Martin Hoath of Maresfeild, occupier John Richardson.
1750 satis.
1741 deceased,r />1741 deceased, heriot little lame horse compo 7/6d.
1741 to 1752
1741 John Devonish eldest son admit on 3rd proc, relief 16d.
1752 surrendered to John Peckham.
1752 to 1800
1752 John Peckham of Maresfeild carpenter admit, fine £4/4/- and mortgage Martin Hoath yeoman of Maresfeild £50.
1769 mortgage Robert Hoath of Maresfeild £65.
1800 deceased.
1801 heriot cow compo &pounot cow compo £6.
1801 to 1809
1801 William Peckham carpenter only son admit on 3rd proc, relief 16d.
1804 Robert Hoath surrendered to William Peckham.
1804 mortgage William Kenward of Uckfield yeoman £100.
1808 satis.
1809 surrendered to 09 surrendered to William Kenward.
1809at least 1/6d annual rent
1810 to 1812
1810 William Kenward of Uckfield yeoman admit, fine £8 and surrendered to will.
1812 surrendered to George Grantham £400.
1812 to 1827
1812 George Grantham of St Michaels Lewes gent admit and surrendered to will, fine £10.
1827 surrendered to Sir John Shelley £740.
1827 to 1852
1827 Sir John Shelley Bart of Maresfeild admit, fine £18.
1852 deceased.
1840
Tithe map pt.no.1657 8.2.12 acres with Newlond, 6 acres new assart.
1854
1854 Sir John Villiers Shelley Bart of Maresfeild admit and surrendered to Henry Thomas Earl of Chichester and Henry Hall Viscount Gage.
1854 to 1875
1854 Admitted into the Henry Thomas Earl of Chichester and Henry Hall Viscount Gage Estate.
1866 Disentailing deed by Blanche Henrietta Johnes Shelley spinster wity spinster with consent of Dame Louisa Anne Shelley widow protector of the settlement.
1867 John Villiers Shelley deceased.
1875 enfranchised £1825/18/8d.
1875Enfranchised.

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