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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1923The Story of Wadhurst by Alfred A. Wace ⇒ p. 79

Historical records

c 1700HistoryLittle ButtsWace's Wadhurst
Little Butts - 127 acres - was owned by the Benge family at the end of the 17th century.

1794HistoryLittle ButtsWace's Wadhurst
In 1794 the Revd T. Porter of East Hoathly and Dewhurst died possessed of Little Butts.

c 1825Wadhurst, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodLittle Butts

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 16 people, occupation: farmerCharles BrissendenLittle Butts1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Ashby
30th Mar 1851CensusSister, occupation: housekeeperMercy Brissenden
30th Mar 1851CensusBrotherJohn Brissenden
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: house boyHenry Jeffrey
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation Farm labourerAlfred Pomphret
30th Mar 1851CensusNiece; occupation ScholarHannah Simes
30th Mar 1851CensusNiece; occupation HOUSE SERVANTSarah Simes

c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyLittle Butts

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Brissenden, M, Head, widowed, age 65, born Goudhurst, employs 10 men and 4 boys, occupation: farmerCharles BrissendenLittle Butts1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Brissenden, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born WadhurstMary Brissenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Brissenden, M, Son, single, age 26, born WadhurstCharles Brissenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Brissenden, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born WadhurstJane Brissenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Ann Brissenden, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born WadhurstSarah Ann Brissenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusFlora Elizabeth Brissenden, F, Daughter, age 18, born WadhurstFlora Elizabeth Brissenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusAda Elizabeth Digby, F, Niece, age 19, born LondonAda Elizabeth Digby
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick Wimshurst, M, Visitor, age 24, born London; occupation Pharmaceutical ChemistFrederick Wimshurst
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnthony E.S. Kitchen, M, Nephew, age 8, born HeathfieldAnthony E.S. Kitchen
3rd Apr 1881CensusCaroline M. Pilbeam, F, Servant, age 23, born Rotherfield; occupation ServantCaroline Maria Pilbeam

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Dyer, M, Head, married, age 40, born Goudhurst; occupation: farm labourerEdward Dyer, farm labourerLittle Butts Cottage1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEsther Dyer, F, Wife, married, age 42, born BurwashEsther Dyer
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Dyer, M, Son, age 14, born Ticehurst; occupation: carter's mateWilliam Dyer
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Dyer, M, Son, age 11, born Ticehurst; occupation: scholarGeorge Dyer
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmily Dyer, F, Daughter, age 8, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarEmily Dyer
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Dyer, F, Daughter, age 3, born WadhurstJane Dyer

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Fishenden, M, Head, married, age 33, born Goudhurst; occupation: farm labourerJames Fishenden, farm labourerLittle Butts Cottage1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusPhill. Fishenden, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Cousley WoodPhilladelphia Fishenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah I. Fishenden, F, Daughter, age 8, born Goudhurst; occupation: scholarSarah I. Fishenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Fishenden, F, Daughter, age 6, born Hawkhurst; occupation: scholarElizabeth Fishenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnnie M. Fishenden, F, Daughter, age 4, born Ticehurst; occupation: scholarAnnie M. Fishenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Fishenden, F, Daughter, age 1, born WadhurstMary Fishenden

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