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Durgates    Tunbridge Wells Road  Wadhurst  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1923The Story of Wadhurst by Alfred A. Wace ⇒ p. 56

Places in Durgates
Great Durgates
Holmesdale Brewery
Little Durgates
Historical records

1523 to 1690HistoryDurgatesWace's Wadhurst
Durgates comprised two farms of 233 acres and 161 acres. "Great Durgates" curiously enough went with the smaller farm; and much of it still stands we believe as Durgates Lodge. The Subsidy Roll of 1523 shows J. Luck as owner. That family held the property till 1690.

c 1724Eridge Park, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenDurgates

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

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

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: farm labourerSamuel Barber, farm labourerDurgates1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifePhilis Barber
30th Mar 1851CensusSon, occupation: bricklayerJohn Barber
30th Mar 1851CensusSon, occupation: scholarSamuel Barber

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: millerRobert Haffenden, millerDurgates1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeHarriett Haffenden [Champion]
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: school masterJames Champion Haffenden, schoolmaster
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarEllen Haffenden

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerAbraham Gadd, farm labourerDurgates1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeMary Gadd
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary A. Gadd
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarJames Gadd
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarGeorge Gadd
30th Mar 1851CensusSonJohn Gadd
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; occupation Farm labourerJames Wickham

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: bricklayerThomas Clubb, bricklayerDurgates1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeHarriett Clubb
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter, occupation: scholarEliza A. Clubb
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; occupation BRICKLAYERCharles Reynolds

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: excavatorMoses Downer, excavatorDurgates1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeMary Downer
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarMary A. Downer
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarGeorge Downer
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarMoses Downer
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarAron Downer
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarDaniel Downer
30th Mar 1851CensusSonStephen Downer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerDaniel Baldwin, farm labourerDurgates1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeHarriett Baldwin [Blackford]

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

3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Collins, F, Head, widowed, age 50, born Wadhurst, occupation: charwomanSarah CollinsDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharity Collins, F, Dtr, age 12, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholarCharity Collins

3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter J. Standon, M, Head, married, age 32, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerWalter J. StandenDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Standon, F, Wife, married, age 29, born WadhurstMary Standon
3rd Apr 1881CensusLillie M. Standon, F, Dtr, age 4, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarLillie M. Standon
3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Standon, M, Son, age 3, born WadhurstJames Standon
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharity A. Standon, F, Daughter, age 1, born WadhurstCharity A. Standon

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Weston, M, Head, married, age 24, born Wadhurst, unemployed; occupation: painterThomas Weston, painterDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusBetty Weston, F, Wife, married, age 25, born WadhurstBetty Weston
3rd Apr 1881CensusEsther Weston, F, Daughter, age 1, born WadhurstEsther Weston
3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Wickens, M, Boarder, age 7 m, born WadhurstJohn Wickens

3rd Apr 1881CensusSelina Richardson, F, Head, widowed, age 74, born MayfieldSelina RichardsonDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Richardson, M, Son, single, age 39, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerThomas Richardson
3rd Apr 1881CensusJoseph Richardson, M, Son, single, age 31, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerJoseph Richardson
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Richardson, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born WadhurstAnn Richardson

3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Eastwood, F, Head, widowed, age 73, born FrantAnn EastwoodDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Avards, M, Lodger, single, age 37, born Wadhurst; occupation farm labourerThomas Avards

3rd Apr 1881CensusJacob Rabson, M, Head, married, age 52, born Wadhurst; occupation CarpenterJacob Rabson, carpenterDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEliza Rabson, F, Wife, married, age 39, born RotherfieldEliza Rabson
3rd Apr 1881CensusSeth T. Rabson, M, Son, single, age 20, born Wadhurst; occupation Bricklayer's LabourerSeth Thomas Rabson
3rd Apr 1881CensusDick Rabson, M, Son, age 5, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarDick Rabson
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles G. Rabson, M, Son, age 4, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarCharles G. Rabson
3rd Apr 1881CensusSam Rabson, M, Son, age 2, born WadhurstSam Rabson

3rd Apr 1881CensusJoseph Kemp, M, Head, married, age 22, born Ticehurst; occupation: gardenerJoseph Kemp, gardenerDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEliza Kemp, F, Wife, married, age 20, born TicehurstEliza Kemp

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Styles, M, Head, married, age 47, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerStephen StylesDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Styles, F, Wife, married, age 46, born WadhurstAnn Styles [Manktelow]
3rd Apr 1881CensusAdam Styles, M, Son, age 15, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerAdam Styles
3rd Apr 1881CensusEve Styles, F, Daughter, age 13, born WadhurstEve Styles
3rd Apr 1881CensusPheobe Styles, F, Daughter, age 10, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarPheobe Styles
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma A. Styles, F, Daughter, age 8, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarEmma A. Styles
3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen H. Styles, M, Son, age 7, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarStephen H. Styles
3rd Apr 1881CensusAda Styles, F, Daughter, age 3, born WadhurstAda Styles
3rd Apr 1881CensusEdwin G. Styles, M, Son, age 6 w, born WadhurstEdwin G. Styles

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Luck, M, Head, married, age 48, born Wadhurst, employs 7 men and 1 boy; occupation: plumber and glazierGeorge Luck, plumber and glazierDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlice Luck, F, Wife, married, age 38, born CambridgeshireAlice Luck [Gray]
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Luck, M, Son, age 19, born Wadhurst; occupation: plumber and glazierWilliam Luck, painter
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Luck, M, Son, age 16, born Wadhurst; occupation: plumber and glazierHenry Luck
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Luck, M, Son, age 11, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarAlfred Luck
3rd Apr 1881CensusAda Luck, F, Daughter, age 7, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarAda Luck
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Luck, M, Son, age 4, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarAlbert Luck

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Millen, M, Head, widowed, age 67, born Brookland; occupation Boot MakerThomas MillenDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Frost, M, Head, married, age 45, born Mayfield; occupation: carpenterWilliam Frost, carpenterDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusPhla Frost, F, Wife, married, age 47, born WadhurstPhiladelphia Frost [Bones]
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarry Frost, M, Son, age 14, born Mayfield; occupation: errand boyHarry Frost
3rd Apr 1881CensusFred Frost, M, Son, age 12, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarFred Frost
3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Frost, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarJohn Frost
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Frost, F, Daughter, age 4, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarMary Frost
3rd Apr 1881CensusMartha Frost, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born WadhurstMartha Frost

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Gibbs, M, Head, married, age 52, born Battle; occupation: gardenerJohn Gibbs, gardenerDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary A. Gibbs, F, Wife, married, age 48, born WartlingMary A. Gibbs
3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter V. Gibbs, M, Son, age 13, born Battle; occupation: scholarWalter V. Gibbs

3rd Apr 1881CensusAnna Husher, F, Head, widowed, age 77, born Lamberhurst; occupation: no occupationAnna HusherDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Frost, M, Grandson, age 10, born Burwash; occupation: scholarGeorge Frost

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam J. Ladbury, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rochester; occupation: railway porterWilliam J. Ladbury, railway porterDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusE.S. Ladbury, F, Wife, married, age 39, born EssexE. S. Ladbury
3rd Apr 1881CensusP.M.A. Ladbury, F, Daughter, age 5, born London; occupation: scholarP. M.A. Ladbury

3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Humphrey, F, Head, widowed, age 57, born WadhurstMary HumphreyDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusKate E. Humphrey, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Alfriston; occupation DressmakerKate E. Humphrey
3rd Apr 1881CensusJosephine Werner, F, Lodger, single, age 38, born France; occupation School TeacherJosephine Werner

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdwin Harding, M, Head, married, age 40, born Fletching; occupation: brewer's assistantEdwin Harding, brewer's assistantDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary A. Harding, F, Wife, married, age 34, born AshfordMary Ann Harding [Roberts]
3rd Apr 1881CensusEsther A. Harding, F, Daughter, age 6, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarEsther A. Harding
3rd Apr 1881CensusEliza Harding, F, Daughter, age 3, born WadhurstEliza Harding
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Harding, M, Brother, single, age 25, born Fletching, unemployed; occupation: grocerAlfred Harding
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Harding, M, Brother, single, age 25, born Fletching, unemployed; occupation: grocerAlfred Harding

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred E. Playfoot, M, Head, married, age 23, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation Farm labourerAlfred E. PlayfootDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen E. Playfoot, F, Wife, married, age 21, born LamberhurstEllen E. Playfoot

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Rabson, M, Head, married, age 36, born Wadhurst; occupation CarpenterHenry RabsonDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Rabson, F, Wife, married, age 30, born WadhurstSarah Rabson
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrances E. Rabson, F, Daughter, age 1, born WadhurstFrances E. Rabson

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Wickham, M, Head, married, age 59, born Ticehurst; occupation Railway LabourerJames WickhamDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Wickham, F, Wife, married, age 58, born WadhurstMary Wickham

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Tidy, M, Head, married, age 26, born Brasted; occupation GardenerWilliam TidyDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmily Tidy, F, Wife, married, age 31, born SurreyEmily Tidy
3rd Apr 1881CensusEdith Tidy, F, Daughter, age 3, born WadhurstEdith Tidy
3rd Apr 1881CensusErnest H. Tidy, M, Son, age 1, born WadhurstErnest H. Tidy

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Kirtland, M, Head, married, age 35, born Nottinghamshire; occupation: farm bailiffJohn Kirtland, farm bailiffDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Kirtland, F, Wife, married, age 36, born YorkshireMary Kirtland
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharlotte Bassett, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Rotherfield; occupation: domestic servantCharlotte Bassett

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Attwood, M, Head, married, age 41, born Wadhurst; occupation groomThomas Attwood, groomDurgates, Tunbridge Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary A. Attwood, F, Wife, married, age 41, born WadhurstMary A. Attwood
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Tompsett, M, Lodger, widowed, age 69, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerHenry Tompsett

3rd Apr 1881CensusNicholas Barham, M, Head, married, age 47, born Ticehurst, occupation: wheelwrightNicholas Barham [Dadswell], wheelwrightDurgates Hill Cottage1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharity Barham, F, Wife, married, age 44, born WadhurstCharity Barham [Wallis]
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma Barham, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Wadhurst, occupation: dressmakerEmma Barham
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Barham, M, Son, single, age 21, born Wadhurst, occupation: painterWilliam Barham

1903DurgatesDurgates, Wadhurst photographed by Francis FrithBrian and Cynthia Bell's photographs

1907DurgatesDurgates, WadhurstPrivate collection

c 1910DurgatesDurgates, WadhurstPrivate collection

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