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1590 to 1598HistoryBlackham CommonSutton's Historical Notes
This [The Parish of Withyham] was an extensive manor. In a survey (32-40 Elizabeth) it includes the knoll by the church, extending from Withyham towards Summerford, between the road on the one side and the river on the other, to the Manor of Fiskeridge; afterwards by Hale Farm, Blackham Common (now enclosed), Willets Farm, bounded by the Kent Water; along by Holywych, the Sussex House Farm, Holtye Common, extending a little way into the Parish of East Grinstead on the right, over to the Beeches Farm and Bassetts, towards Hartfield and to Hodore.

c 1724Blackham, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenBlackham Common

c 1795Blackham, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamBlackham

c 1825Blackham, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodBlackham Common

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation LabourerWilliam PainBlackham Common1838 Census
Blackham/Lyewood, Sussex
Employed by General Maitland; has about 8 acres and keeps 2 cows
1838CensusWife; belongs to Withyham ParishElizabeth Pain
1838CensusAll away from home4 children Pain

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation LabourerAbraham Hudson, farm labourerBlackham Common1838 Census
Blackham/Lyewood, Sussex
Employed by Abraham Hale of Hale Court Farm
1838CensusWife; belongs to Withyham ParishLucy Hudson [Adams]
1838CensusSonWilliam Hudson
1838CensusSonAbraham Hudson
1838CensusSonJesse Hudson
1838CensusDaughterCaroline Hudson
1838CensusDaughterHarriett Hudson

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation LabourerThomas VinalBlackham Common North1838 Census
Blackham/Lyewood, Sussex
Employed by Mr Richardson
1838CensusWife; belongs to Withyham ParishPhiladelphia Vinal
1838CensusThree at home8 children Vinal

1838CensusHead, belongs to Withyham Parish, occupation: labourerWilliam Chapman, labourerBlackham Common North1838 Census
Blackham/Lyewood, Sussex
Employed by Mr Richardson; sometimes attends a meeting called Bottle House (Baptist)
1838CensusWife, belongs to Withyham ParishEliza Chapman
1838CensusTwo at home3 children Chapman

1838CensusHead, belongs to East Grinstead Parish, occupation: labourerBenjamin Bridgland, labourerBlackham Common, outer road1838 Census
Blackham/Lyewood, Sussex
Employed by General Maitland; earns 10s per week
1838CensusWife, belongs to East Grinstead ParishMary Bridgland [Anderson]
1838CensusAll away from home except one daughter temporarily4 children Bridgland
1838CensusWilliam Bridgland

1838CensusHead; belongs to N/K Parish; occupation LabourerJoseph WallisBlackham Common, outer side West1838 Census
Blackham/Lyewood, Sussex
Employed by his brother S. Wallis; has 5 acres and keeps a cow
1838CensusWife; belongs to N/K ParishMary Wallis
1838CensusChildChild Wallis
1838CensusDaughterElizabeth Wallis
1838CensusSonGeorge Wallis

6th Jun 1841CensusAbraham Hudson, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerAbraham Hudson, farm labourerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusLucy Hudson, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34Lucy Hudson [Adams]
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Hudson, M, [Son], age 12, born SussexWilliam Hudson
6th Jun 1841CensusAbraham Hudson, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexAbraham Hudson
6th Jun 1841CensusJesse Hudson, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexJesse Hudson
6th Jun 1841CensusCaroline Hudson, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexCaroline Hudson
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriet Hudson, F, [Daughter], age 10 months, born SussexHarriett Hudson

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Crowhurst, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: wheelwrightJohn Crowhurst, wheelwrightBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMaria Crowhurst, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexMaria Crowhurst [Hollamby]
6th Jun 1841CensusCaroline Crowhurst, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexCaroline Reed [Crowhurst]
6th Jun 1841CensusBetsy Crowhurst, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexElizabeth Crowhurst

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Hook, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Hook, farm labourerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusElisabeth Hook, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexElizabeth Hook [Groves]

6th Jun 1841CensusRobert Friend, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRobert Friend, farm labourerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Friend, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexMary Friend
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Friend, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexJames Friend
6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Friend, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexRichard Friend

6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Brooks, F, Head, age 45 to 49, born SussexSarah BrooksBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Brooks, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: wheelwrightWilliam Brooks, wheelwright

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Hollamby, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: carrierThomas Hollamby, farmerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusJane Hollamby, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexJane Hollamby [Inashall]
6th Jun 1841CensusJane Hollamby, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexJane Burfoot [Hollamby]
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Hollamby, M, [Son], age 4 months, born SussexThomas Hollamby, farmer
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Wallis, F, age 14, born Sussex; occupation ServantMary Wallis

6th Jun 1841CensusSamuel Crittenden, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerSamuel Crittenden, farm labourerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusCaroline Crittenden, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexCaroline Crittenden
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Crittenden, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexMary Ann Crittenden

6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Howlett, F, Head, age 20 to 24, born SussexElizabeth Cottenham [Howlett] [Palmerine]Blackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Howlett, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexSarah Palmerine
6th Jun 1841CensusFrances Howlett, F, [Daughter], age 2, born SussexFanny Howlet
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Howlett, M, [Son], age 5 months, born SussexThomas Howlet

6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Pearson, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerRichard PearsonBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusLydia Pearson, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexLydia Pearson
6th Jun 1841CensusEllen Pearson, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexEllen Pearson
6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Pearson, M, [Son], age 12, born SussexRichard Pearson
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Pearson, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexGeorge Pearson
6th Jun 1841CensusFrances Pearson, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexFrances Pearson
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Ann Pearson, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexMary Ann Pearson

6th Jun 1841CensusCharles Cottenham, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerCharles Cottenham, farm labourerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Cottenham, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexMary Cottenham
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Cottenham, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexAnn Cottenham
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Cottenham, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexGeorge Cottenham
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Cottenham, F, [Mother], age 75 to 79, born SussexElizabeth Cottenham

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Farmer, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Farmer, farm labourerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusSusan Farmer, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49, born SussexSusan Farmer [Budgen]
6th Jun 1841CensusPhilip Farmer, M, [Son], age 11, born SussexPhilip Farmer
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Farmer, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexJohn Farmer
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Farmer, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexGeorge Farmer, farm labourer
6th Jun 1841CensusBenjamin Farmer, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexBenjamin Farmer

6th Jun 1841CensusBenjamin Budgen, M, Head, age 70 to 74, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerBenjamin Budgen, farm labourerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusElisabeth Budgen, F, [Wife], age 60 to 64, born SussexElizabeth Budgen [Pattenden]
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Budgen, M, [Son], age 30 to 34, born SussexThomas Budgen

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Crowhurst, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Crowhurst, farmerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Crowhurst, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexMary Crowhurst [Crowhurst]
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Crowhurst, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexMary Ann Crowhurst

6th Jun 1841CensusRobert Mercer, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerRobert MercerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusCatherine Mercer, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexKatherine Mercer [Illman]
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Mercer, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerGeorge Mercer, farm labourer
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Mercer, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexThomas Mercer, farm labourer
6th Jun 1841CensusHannah Mercer, F, [Daughter], age 13, born SussexHannah Mercer
6th Jun 1841CensusEllen Mercer, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexEllen Mercer
6th Jun 1841CensusSusan Mercer, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexSusan Mercer
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Mercer, F, [Daughter], age 2, born SussexMary Mercer

6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Heat, F, Head, age 40 to 44, born SussexSarah HeatBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Heat, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexMary Heath
6th Jun 1841CensusFrances Heat, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexFrances Heat

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Chapman, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Chapman, farm labourerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusElisabeth Chapman, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49, born SussexElisabeth Chapman
6th Jun 1841CensusSophia Chapman, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexSophia Chapman
6th Jun 1841CensusLouisa Chapman, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexLouisa Chapman
6th Jun 1841CensusRachel Chapman, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexRachel Chapman
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Chapman, F, [Mother], age 70 to 74, born Sussex, occupation: independentAnn Chapman

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Tester, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJames TesterBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Tester, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexMary Tester
6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Tester, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexHenry Tester

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Coleman, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerGeorge Coleman, basket makerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Coleman, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexSarah Coleman
6th Jun 1841CensusFrances Cork, F, age 9, born SussexFrances Cork

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Frost, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Frost, bailiffBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusHannah Frost, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexHannah Frost [Chapman]
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Frost, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexJohn Frost
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Frost, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexGeorge Frost
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Frost, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexWilliam Frost
6th Jun 1841CensusObadiah Frost, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexObadiah Frost
6th Jun 1841CensusHarry Frost, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexHarry Frost
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Frost, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexJames Frost

6th Jun 1841CensusDaniel Richardson, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation FarmerDaniel RichardsonBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Richardson, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexSarah Richardson
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Richardson, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexThomas Richardson
6th Jun 1841CensusDaniel Richardson, M, [Son], age 14, born SussexDaniel Richardson
6th Jun 1841CensusCaroline Richardson, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexCaroline Anna Richardson
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Richardson, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexJames Richardson
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Richardson, F, [Daughter], age 8, born SussexElizabeth Richardson
6th Jun 1841CensusAlbert Richardson, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexAlbert Richardson
6th Jun 1841CensusCaroline Collins, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex, occupation: servantCaroline Collins
6th Jun 1841CensusRobert Vinall, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantRobert Vinall

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Hartnapp, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJames Hartnapp, farmerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Hartnapp, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49, born SussexAnn Hartnapp
6th Jun 1841CensusMercy Jenner, F, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: servantMercy Jenner
6th Jun 1841CensusJoseph Brown, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantJoseph Brown

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Crowhurst, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation FarmerWilliam Crowhurst, farmerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Crowhurst, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexAnn Crowhurst [Crittenden]
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Crowhurst, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexAnn Crowhurst
6th Jun 1841CensusJemima Crowhurst, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexJemima Crowhurst
6th Jun 1841CensusEdward Crowhurst, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexEdward Crowhurst
6th Jun 1841CensusCharles Crowhurst, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexCharles Crowhurst, labourer
6th Jun 1841CensusSusannah Crowhurst, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexJewry Susanna Crowhurst
6th Jun 1841CensusRachel Crowhurst, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexRachel Crowhurst
6th Jun 1841CensusPeter Crowhurst, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexPeter Crowhurst, carter and farm labourer
6th Jun 1841CensusEphraim Crowhurst, M, [Son], age 10 months, born SussexEphraim Crowhurst, farmer

6th Jun 1841CensusJoseph Mills, M, Head, age 65 to 69; occupation Shoe makerJoseph MillsBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusPhiladelphia Mills, F, [Wife], age 65 to 69, born SussexPhiladelphia Mills [Fry]
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Mills, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born SussexWilliam Mills

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Vinall, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerThomas VinallBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusPhoebe Vinall, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49, born SussexPhoebe Vinall
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Vinall, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexWilliam Vinall
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Vinall, M, [Son], age 14, born SussexGeorge Vinall
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Vinall, M, [Son], age 12, born SussexJames Vinall
6th Jun 1841CensusSusan Vinall, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexSusan Vinall

6th Jun 1841CensusStephen Heat, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerStephen Heat, farm labourerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusElisabeth Heat, F, [Mother], age 65 to 69, born SussexElizabeth Heat
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Heat, M, [Brother], age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Heat, farm labourer

6th Jun 1841CensusEdward Shoesmith, M, Head, age 40 to 44; occupation GrocerEdward ShoesmithBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMaryann Shoesmith, F, [Daughter], age 14Maryann Shoesmith
6th Jun 1841CensusMartha Shoesmith, F, [Daughter], age 12Martha Shoesmith
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Shoesmith, F, [Daughter], age 8, born SussexSarah Shoesmith
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Haynes, F, age 20 to 24Elizabeth Haynes
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Botting, M, age 55 to 59, born Sussex, occupation: servantWilliam Botting
6th Jun 1841CensusSusannah Cole, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantSusannah Cole

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Heasman, M, Head, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Heasman, farm labourerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusJane Heasman, F, [Wife], age 15 to 19, born SussexJane Heasman [Cottenham]
6th Jun 1841CensusSusannah Heasman, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexSusannah Hesman

6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Cottenham, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerHenry Cottenham, farm labourerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Ann Cottenham, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexMary Ann Cottenham [Dorton]
6th Jun 1841CensusCaroline Cottenham, F, [Daughter], age 8, born SussexCaroline Cottenden
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Head, M, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Head

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Marshall, M, Head, age 70 to 74; occupation Farm labourerJohn MarshalBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusLucy Langridge, F, age 65 to 69, born SussexLucy Langridge [Thorp]

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Gibb, M, Head, age 60 to 64; occupation: farm labourerJohn Gibb, farm labourerBlackham Common1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusCharlotte Gibb, F, [Wife], age 55 to 59Charlotte Gibb
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Gibb, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexThomas Gibb
6th Jun 1841CensusCharlotte Gibb, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexCharlotte Gibb

c 1875Blackham, North of Withyham - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyBlackham Common
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