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
 
MaresfieldWitchcrossCopyhold
M721/6d annual rent; Heriot and fine 2/- each .
31 perches (511.5 ft) by 20 ft before house from end of bowling pin alley to end of hop garden.

1720 to 1726Grant William Small.1726 surrendered TB.
1726 to 1742Thomas Baker admit.1742 surrendered WB.
17422 roods by 20 feet.
1742 to 1755
William Brook of Hooe yeoman admit,with M73.1746 licence to let 13 years to John Pring,fine 4/4d.1755 surrendered WB.
1755Witch Cross Inn
1756 to 1776William Barnard the younger of Ringmer admit,with M73.1776 surrendered JN.
1776 to 1814
John Newnham Esq of Maresfeild admit by William Wheeler attorney,with M73.1779 surrendered to uses.1814 deceased.
1816 to 1817
Lucy Wood admit by will,attorney Richard Fenner on 3rd proc,with M73.1817 William Wheeler attorney surrendered RJ £15.
1817 to 1832
Richard Jenner of Maresfeild gent admit with M73.1832 surrendered TW £50.
1832 to 1839
Thomas Wood of Lewes common brewer admit by attorney Robert Edwards,with M73,89.1839 deceased.
1840
Tithe pt.nos.M137/142 3.0.39 acres with M73 and M89. EG1/6, East side of main road.
1840 to 1867
George Wood,Alfred Wood,Edward Monk and Arthur Rennie Briggs exors admit by attorney Thomas Huson on 2nd proc,with M73,89.1867 surrendered JM £50.
1867 to 1872John Mortimer Esq of Pippingford Park admit,with M73,89.1872 deceased.
1872 to 1883
Keith Mortimer Esq of 3 Dorset Gardens Brighton only brother admit,with M73,89.1878 deceased. 1883 trustees surrendered TCT £4000,with other lands totalling 67.1.03 acres in EG and M.
1883 to 1888Thomas Charles Thompson Esq of Ashdown Park admit.1888 enfranchised.
1888Enfranchised.

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