Searching the documents
These links are intended to complement the excellent Sussex Weald website where you will find a whole range of invaluable source material. This includes Rev Sutton’s 1902 book Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest, the 1597 survey The Buckhurst Terrier, as well as informative maps. It is a site that is worth spending some time studying
The Census
Below are links to some other interesting documents
The detailed catalogue for the 1919 Auction by Brackett & Sons of the freehold properties of the Highfields Estate
Blackham entries in Post Office and Kelly’s Directories for 1855, 1867, 1878, 1887, 1895, 1899 and 1915
On 27 December 1915, George Bean and his wife Sarah were buried at Withyham Church. The tragic story of their deaths is told in contemporary documents
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