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
MaresfieldLand1 rood south of ClayfieldsCopyhold
M466d annual rent; Heriot and fine 6d each.

1687 to 1702
Grant Nicholas Kenward.1688 surrendered to uses.1692 mortgage Edward Hoadley junior of Maresfeild wheeler.1694 surrendered self and wife Marie. 1697 Nicholas, wife Marie(examined separately)and son James mortgage Nicholas Sisley of Flholas Sisley of Fletching yeoman £89/16/- ,with M40,46,52A..1700 Nicholas and James mortgage Thomas Smith yeoman of Framfeild £84,with M40,46,52A 1702 satis .1702 NK deceased.
1702 to 1705
Samuel Kenward admit on 3rd proc with M32A,40,52A..1704 James Kenward 1702 mortgage Robert Smith of Highcross Framfield yeoman £84,with M32,40,52A.1704 James and Maria admit.1705 Marie deceased.1705 surrendered RD.
1705 to 1734
Robert Duplock of Mayfeild bricklayer and intended Mariam Moone admit,with M32A,40,52A. 1734 surrendered uses.
1761 to 1792John Diplock.1792 deceased.
1792 to 1794
Thomas Diplock only son admit on 2nd proc,with M22,32A,40,52A.1794 surrendered TM.
1794 to 1804
Timothy Mills of Maresfeild yeoman admit and surrendered to will,mortgage Thomas Diplock £600,with M22,32A,40.1802 satis.1805 surrendered HJF.
1805 to 1810
Henry John Foster admit,with M32A,40.1808 surrendered to will.1810 surrendered MO £750.
1810 to 1821
Matthew Otley Esq of Lewes admit,with M40.1811 mortgage John King of Lewes gent £500 with M40.1815 satis.1811 surrendered WH and JP.1811 William Hardy of Cheapside merchant and James Pace of Leadenhall St wine merchant trustees merchant trustees to sell admit ,with M40.1816 mortgage Thomas King of Lewes gent £800,with M40.1821 surrendered TW.
1821 to 1839Thomas Whitfield admit,with M46.1839 surrendered TD £800.
1822Barn, malthouse, stable, forge & wainhouse.
1839 to 1861Thomas Dicker admit with M40.1861 surrendered JH £530.
1840Tithe map nos.826/7 -- 0.1.09 acre.
1861 to 1875
Joseph Hughes of 37/38 Queen St Ratcliff Middx optition admit,with M40,52A..1875 mortgage Jane Tennant of 238 Burdett Rd Limehouse widow £500,with M40,52A.
1875 to 1877
Jane Tennant admit on default of mortgage by Edward Andrews Nicholson attorney,with M40, 52A.1877 surrendered CM £630.
1877 to 1887
Charles Marchant of Maresfeild farmer and beer retailer admit,with M40,52A.1878 mortgage Alfred Hillman of Lewes brewer £350,with M40,52A.1887 deceased.
1890 to 1893
Ellen Marchant widow admit ,with M40,41,52A..1893 forfeit on default of mortgage.
1893 to 1893
Bernard Hillman eldest son of Alfred Hillman exor admit on default and surrendered AUSM and TSM for outstanding mortgage.
1893 to 1895
Augustus George Sackvile Manning Esq and Thomas Sackvile Manning Esq both of 2 Queens Gate Place London admit ,with M40,52A.1895 surrendered GR
1895 to 1895
George Roadnight of 49 Ellen St Hove admit,with M40.1895 surrendered SO £330.
1895 to 1917
Sophia Osborne of More Crichel Dorset spinster admit,with M40.1917 surrendered AW £350.
Annie wife of Albert Walls of Chequers Inn Maresfeild innkeeper admit,with M40.
1917Messuage lately in 2 dwellings,coach house stable.

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