The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Sussex Oak [als Royal Oak] Inn    Blackham  Withyham  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 123

Historical records

1851Pearce, William; occupation InnkeeperWilliam PearceSussex OakPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation InnkeeperWilliam PearceSussex Oak Inn1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeMary Pearce
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation ValetThomas Pearce
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation GrocerRobert Pearce
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation GroomJames Pearce
30th Mar 1851CensusSonRichard Pearce
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterSarah Pearce
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary Pearce
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterHarriett Pearce

1867Directory entryWebb Robert, Sussex Oak, BlackhamSussex Oak, BlackhamPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryBaines Robert, Sussex OakSussex OakPost Office Directory

c 1875Highfield Park, North of Withyham - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveySussex Oak Inn

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Luff, M, Head, married, age 47, born Heyshott; occupation: publicanJohn Luff, publicanRoyal Oak Inn1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Luff, F, Wife, married, age 47, born West PeckhamSarah Luff
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Howlett, M, Lodger, single, age 40, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Howlet
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Wilson, M, Lodger, single, age 39, born Sittingbourne; occupation OstlerWilliam Wilson
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Goodwin, M, Lodger, single, age 50, born East Grinstead; occupation: droverCharles Goodwin
3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Langridge, M, Lodger, single, age 30, born Hartfield; occupation: blacksmithJames Langridge

1882Directory entryLuff Robert, Sussex OakSussex OakKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Claridge, M, Head, married, age 55, born Middleton Chaney, Northamptonshire; occupation: hotel keeper and farmerJohn Claridge, hotel keeper and farmerSussex Oak1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusSarah Claridge, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Woodford, NorthamptonshireSarah Claridge
5th Apr 1891CensusEmily Rodgers, F, Sister, single, age 47, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantEmily Rodgers
5th Apr 1891CensusEdward Morgan, M, Lodger, single, age 40, born Southampton, Hampshire; occupation: Farm labourerEdward Morgan

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