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

Maresfield at Stumbletts Common  
West Hoathly  
East Grinstead  
Information Sources  


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

Maresfield Properties

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
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
MaresfieldHouse lately built6 acres assart within ForestCopyhold
M4112/- annual rent; Heriot & fine 12/- each certain
Road Courtlands/Lampoolgate pt S & W, Boringwheel Pond E, Forest N.

1685 to 1693
Grant Thomas Hoath.1692 mortgage John Mills of West Hoathly gent £70.1693 Thomas and Anna,she examined secretly surrendered RB.
1693 to 1694Richard Burgess admit and mortgage John Mills £30/7/6d.
1694 to 1694John Mills admit on 3rd proc.1694 Sara Mills and RB surrendered EH.
1694 to 1705
Edward Hoadly senior yeoman admit.1700 mortgage John Reade of Fletching farmer £11.1702 mortgage Martha Humphrey of East Grinstead widow £26/5/- .1705 deceased.
1705 to 1705Edward Hoadly junior admit and surrendered self and wife.
1705 to 1737
Edward Hoadly junior and wife Jane admit.1720 surrendered uses.1731 license to let William Pynion 11 years,fine 3/8d.1737 deceased.
1737 to 1757
Mary Britridge niece wife of Thomas admit by will on 2nd proc,occupier William Pynion, with M55A.1741 licence to let 7 years,fine 3/4d with M55A.1757 deceased.
1757 to 1763
Thomas Britridge admit by will of William Hoadly on 2nd proc,with M55A.1763 deceased.
1767 to 1767
Anne wife William Britridge late wife James Saxby and only sister of MB admit by attorney George Banks.1767 surrendered VC.
1767 to 1782
Vince Care of Maresfeild farmer admit and surrendered to will,with M55A.1782 surrendered TR
1782 to 1821
Thomas Richardson of Maresfeild husbandman admit and mortgage William Weller of Fletching yeoman £100.1796 satis.1796 mortgage Robert Picknall of Chalvington yeoman.1861 exors satis. 1814 surrendered to will.1816 forfeit on conv16 forfeit on conviction for felony.1817 bailiff seizes,yearly value £7.1819 REGrant fine £1/1/- .1821 deceased.
1821Map no 397.2.33 acres.
Little Claylands,messuage barn stable orchard at Dodds Bank near Stone Quarry.
1823 to 1839Thomas Richardson son admit on 3rd proc.1839 deceased.
1840Tithe map nos.829/31.5,834/46 10.1.15 acres .
1840 to 1851
Jenny wife of Jonathan Wheatley and Sarah wife of Nicholas Dadswell daughters admit by will. 1851 deceased.
1851 to 1851
Harriet wife of William Blunt of Richmond Surrey innkeeper only child admit by Thomas Huson. WB and HB and SD surrendered GV.
1851 to 1861
George Virgo of Maresfeild labourer admit and mortage Jonathan Wheatley of Southover gardener £150.1861 satis.1860 mortgage John Hillman younger and Alfred Hillman of Cliffe brewers £100 subject to JW mortgage.1861 satis.1tgage.1861 satis.1861 surrendered CM £375.
1861 to 1887
Charles Marchant of Maresfeild beer house keeper admit and mortgage John Hillman younger and Alfred Hillman of Cliffe brewers £300.1868 further £100.1887 deceased.
1890 to 1893
Ellen Marchant widow admit ,with M40,46,52A.1893 forfeit on default of mortgage,
1893 to 1893
Aubrey Hill of Lewes gent only son of John Hillman exor admit on default and surrendered AUSM and TSM for outstanding mortgage.
1893 to 1894
Augustus George Sackvile and Thomas Sackvile Manning Esqs of 2 Queens Gate Place London admit.1894 surrendered RE of M,pt £353/15/- paid to trustee of Marchant to form M41A
Thomas Marchant admit.1906 mortgage Henry Welsford Smithers ,Edward and Herbert Welsford Smithers of Brighton brewers £500.
Partition to form 2.3.30 acres. by apportionment 9/- annual rent

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