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
 
Maresfield2 tenements, messuage, cottage4 acres near OldlandsCopyhold
M214d annual rent

after 1375Grant Richard Quecheworthe.
before 1609Robert Cornford in extremis surrendered to Robert Histed, heriot cow.
1609 to 1611Robert Histed admit. 1611 surrendered to Antony Russell.
1611 to 1634Antony Russell admit. 1634 deceased, heriot cow sold 33/4d.
1634 to 1639
Ralph Russell son admit. 1637 mortgage Robert Saxbie of Bassets in Hartfeild £21/10/-. 1638 mortgage Francis Seale £43.
1639 to 1664
Francis Seale admit on 3rd proc, fine £3/6/8d. 1664 surrendered to Richard and Sara Seale.
16644 acres 12d annual rent
1664 to 1685
Richard Seale and wife Sara admit for 3 lives, fine £4. Richard Seale deceased, heriot cow 45/-.
1685 to 1692
Phillip Seale son 17 admit on 2nd proc, John Stocker guardian, fine 5/-. 1686 surrendered self and wife Elizabeth by attorney Richard Leopard. 1692 recovery. 1692 surrendered to Edward and Joanne Hoadley.
1692 to 1700
Edward Hoadly and wife Joanne admit, fine £6. 1700 surrendered to George Weeks.
1693Map no.26--6.3.23 acres
1700Tenement, barn, 6 acres.
1700 to 1704
George Weeks admit, fine £6. 1704 deceased, heriot steer compo £3/5/-.
1704 to 1707
George Weeks son admit, fine 1/-, William Humphrey guardian fine 2/6d. with Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands. 1707 deceased.
1707 to 1723
David Weeks brother 10 heir, mother Maria guardian, fine. 1722 licence to let 21 years to George ffeildweek, with Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands. 1723 surrendered to Richard Gaynesford.
ord.
1723 to 1757
Richard Gaynesford of Cowden farmer admit, fine £6.with Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands. 1757 deceased, heriot old horse compo 20/-.
1758 to 1770
Richard Gaynesford son admit on 3rd proc, mother Elizabeth guardian, with Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands. 1770 surrendered to John Newnham.
1770 to 1810
John Newnham Esq of Maresfeild admit by attorney Francis Wheeler gent, fine £6, with Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands. 1779 surrendered to uses. 1810 surrendered to William Star £280, herio £280, heriot compo £8.
1810 to 1822
William Star of Maresfeild farmer admit, fine £10 and surrendered to will with Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands. 1817 mortgage Martin Hoath of Maresfeild yeoman £150, with Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands. 1844 exors satis. 1822 deceased, heriot red cow compo £3.
1824 to 1837
Stephen Starr of Wadhurst farmer son admit on 3rd proc, relief 1/- with Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands. 1837 surrendered to George Starr £265.
1837 to 1859
George Starr admit, fine £10, with Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands. 1844 mortgage Anne Lee £200, with Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands. 1854 satis. 1854 mo854 satis. 1854 mortgage Thomas Whitfield Esq of Hamsey and Henry Percival Esq of Bedingham £200 with Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands. 1860 satis. 1859 surrendered to John Combridge £300, heriot cow compo £6/13/4d.
1840
Tithe map pt.nos.1203/6, 1233/4 -- 8.3.12 acres with Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands.
1859 to 1864
John Combridge of Maresfeild farmer admit, fine £20, with Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands. 1864 surrendered to George and Pamela Cook £400, heriot sheep compo 16/8d.
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1864 to 1879
George Cook farmer and wife Pamela admit, fine £30, with Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands. 1879 surrendered to Henry Norman £400.
1879 to 1906
Henry Norman of Maresfeild grocer admit, fine £23, with Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands. 1890 mortgage Margaret wife of Major General Robert William Bland Hunt of 19 St Johns Park Blackheath &poark Blackheath £600, with Marlelands, cottage and tenement, 5 acres assart within Forest, 5. 2. 48 acres adj Marlelands, Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands, 4 acres south of Marles. 1906 deceased, heriot horse compo £13/6/8d.
1906
Frances Norman widow admit by will, Edward Norman attorney, with Marlelands, cottage and tenement, 5 acres assart within Forest, 5. 2. 48 acres adj Marlelands, < Marlelands, Hopgarden, 1 acre by Oldlands, 4 acres south of Marles, fine £25.

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