The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Nutley
Nutley is a small village and ecclesiastical parish formed in 1847 from the parish of Maresfield. Nutley is in the East Grinstead division of Sussex, in the hundred of Rushmonden, rape of Pevensey, rural deanery of Uckfield, archdeaconry of Lewes and diocese of Chichester. Nutley is 42 miles south of London
The population of Nutley in 1871 was 799; in 1891 was 990; in 1901 was 967; in 1911 was 1,109; in 1921 was 1,059; and in 1931 was 1,090.
The origin of the name Nutley is derived from the Anglo-Saxon 'knut', a nut, and 'leag', indicating a part of the forest of Ashdown comparatively open, but abounding with hazel.
Nutley historical notes has been derived from the same sources to highlight Nutley's key events in chronological order

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242Births2719128815
157Christenings491611
0Marriages
8Deaths224
5Burials113
 
Books and other documents
Published Title, author and references
1828Sussex Trade Directory ⇒ entry
1833Sussex Trade Directory ⇒ entry
1839Directory of Kent, Surrey & Sussex ⇒ entry
1862Maresfield by The Rev. Edward Turner, M.A.p. 139
1870A Compendious History of Sussex - Volume II. by Mark Antony Lower, M.A.p. 68
1874The Post Office Directory of Sussex by E. R. Kelly, M.A., F.S.S. ⇒ entry
1882Kelly's Directory of Sussex by E. R. Kelly, M.A., F.S.S. ⇒ entry
1888Brooker's Guide and Directory for Uckfield and District ⇒ p. 111
2004The Manor of Duddleswell by Colin J HobbsManor records

Pictures 

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Nutley Inn Farm - 1924

View from Fords Green - 1924

Streetfield Farm - 1924

View from Nutley - 1924
 

Nutley Maps

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Sussex Maps

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Places in Nutley
Bay House
Bell Lane [a.k.a. Bell Yard]
Brick Works
Bromey Bank
Carrs Lane
Coffee Hall
Court House
Cricket Ground
Dodds Bank [a.k.a. Chestnut] Farm
Dodds Bottom
Dodds Hill
Fairplace [a.k.a. Stonemead] Farm
Filcocks House
Fords Green
Forest Bank [a.k.a. Yew Tree] Farm
Greylands Farm
Highlands
Hillend [a.k.a. Outback] Farm
Hilltop Cottage
Hole [a.k.a. Hole & Alchorne] Farm
Holly Bush Wood
Holly Cottage
Jarratt's Rough
Jessops Hill
Lane End Farm
Leapsend [a.k.a. Lapsend]
Lisburn [a.k.a. Upper Misbourne] Farm
Londonderry Farm
Mark Street
Marlpit Farm
Marlpits
Masketts Farm
Mill House
Millbrook
Millbrook Farm
Minepits
National School
Nutley Down
Nutley Inn [a.k.a. Shelley Arms]
Nutley Vicarage
Nutley Windmill
Pink Cottage
Pippingford
Post Office
Rose Cottage
Royal Oaks
St James Church
Streetfield
The Hall
The Hollies
The Laurel
The Limes
The Orchards
Tinkers
Vine Cottage
White House Common
William the Fourth Inn
Wilmshurst
Wood Yard
Historical records

1610[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by John Norden and augmented by John SpeedNutleyJohn Speed
The first engraved maps of the counties of Great Britain were the work of Christopher Saxton who, under the authority of the Privy Council, surveyed the English counties in Elizabethan times, from 1574 to 1578. In 1593 he was followed by John Norden who projected an ambitious scheme for a complete series of county histories. He published before his death a number of counties - Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Essex, Northampton, Cornwall, Sussex and Surrey. John Speed's map of Sussex is based upon Norden's map and was engraved by Jodocus Hondius. It occupies pages nine and ten of John Speed's Atlas entitled "The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine", is 20 1/4 inches by 15 1/4 inches in size and shows additionally an interesting plan of Chichester and a spirited representation of the Battle of Hastings.

1645[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by Jan BlaeuNutleyJan Blaeu

c 1693Ashdown ForestAshdown Forest by Barry Lucas after KeltonNutleyStraker's Ashdown Forest

1695[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by Robert MordenNutleyRobert Morden
Robert Morden was a London bookseller from 1669 until his death in 1703. He specialised in the geographical field and was himself something of a cartographer and a publisher. Throughout the 17th and most of the 18th centuries, there was little distinction between the activity of book or print-selling and that of publishing: many booksellers were also printers or engravers. They undertook the sale of each others' work and often combined to meet the high cost of publishing a new map or reissue of an old atlas, even if the original plates were still available. This map was published in Brittania: a chorographical description of Great Britain and Ireland by William Camden.

c 1724Nutley, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenNutley

1763A New Map of [North] SussexA New Map of [North] Sussex by Thomas KitchinNutleyThomas Kitchin
Thomas Kitchin, an engraver and publisher from c.1738 to 1776, held the appointment of Hydrographer to the King. His output was prolific. He engraved the maps of the British and French dominions in North America by John Mitchell (1755), which was used at the peace coucil at the end of the revolutionary war. In his later years he worked with his son (hence senior after his name in the c.1755 edition of the Small English Atlas). He died in 1784.

1st Sep 1787[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by John CaryNutleyJohn Cary
John Cary, apprenticed to William Palmer in 1770, went into business in 1783 as a publisher of maps, plans and road-books. He was highly successful and is referred to as the founder of the modern English School of Cartography by H.G. Fordham

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

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

1828Wheeler, William; occupation GrocerWilliam WheelerNutleyPigot's Directory

1828Fenner, James; occupation SmithJames Fenner, smithNutleyPigot's Directory

1828Haggett, Wm.; occupation: wheelwright and grocerWilliam Haggett, wheelwright and grocerNutleyPigot's Directory

1828 to 1829Pigot's Directory for Uckfield, Fletching, Buxted, Maresfield and Nutley - 1828 to 1829Pigot's 1828/1829 Directory for Uckfield, Fletching, Buxted, Maresfield and NutleyPigot's Directory

1832 to 1834Pigot's Directory for Uckfield, Fletching, Buxted, Maresfield and Nutley - 1832 to 1834Pigot's 1832/33/34 Directory for Uckfield, Fletching, Buxted, Maresfield and NutleyPigot's Directory

1833Fenner, James; occupation: smithJames Fenner, smithNutleyPigot's Directory

1839Fenner, James; occupation: smithJames Fenner, smithNutleyPigot's Directory

1839 to 1840Pigot's Directory for Uckfield, Fletching, Buxted, Maresfield and Nutley - 1839 to 1840Pigot's 1839/40 Directory for Uckfield, Fletching, Buxted, Maresfield and NutleyPigot's Directory

1840[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by Joshua Archer, Pentonville, LondonNutleyDugdale
Dugdale's England and Wales Delineated

1851Huggett, Ira; occupation: wheelwrightIra Huggett, wheelwrightNutleyPost Office Directory

1851Fenner, James; occupation: blacksmithJames Fenner, blacksmithNutleyPost Office Directory

1851Turner, William; occupation: shopkeeperWilliam Turner, shopkeeper, farmer, grocer and carrierNutleyPost Office Directory

1851Huggett, William; occupation ShopkeeperWilliam Huggett, wheelwrightNutleyPost Office Directory

1851Card, Richard; occupation: blacksmithRichard Card, smithNutleyPost Office Directory

1867Directory entryCard Richard, blacksmith, NutleyNutleyPost Office Directory

1867Directory entryCrowhurst Richard, shopkeeper & carrier, NutleyNutleyPost Office Directory

1867Directory entryFeldwick Edward, carpenter, NutleyNutleyPost Office Directory

1867Directory entryFenner James, blacksmith, NutleyNutleyPost Office Directory

1867Directory entryFoster Thomas, wheelwright, NutleyNutleyPost Office Directory

1867Directory entryReed Alfred, beer retailer, NutleyNutleyPost Office Directory

1867Directory entryTaylor William, grocer, NutleyNutleyPost Office Directory

1867Directory entryWeller Thomas, beer retailer, NutleyNutleyPost Office Directory

1867Directory entryWilden Williams, farmer, NutleyNutleyPost Office Directory

1867DirectoryNutleyPost Office Directory
NUTLEY is a small village and ecclesiastical district, 3 miles north from the parish church, and 8 south from East Grinstead.
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1874DirectoryNutleyPost Office Directory
NUTLEY is a small village, and ecclesiastical distrlct, formed in 1847 from the civil parish of Maresfield, 3 miles north from Maresfield, and 8 south from, and on the road to, East Grinstead.
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The area is 2,500 acres; the population in 1871 was 799.
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c 1875Nutley, North of Maresfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyNutley

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Stevenson, M, Head, married, age 41, born Nutley; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Stevenson, farm labourerNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Ellen Stevenson, F, Wife, married, age 32, born RotherfieldEllen Crittle Stevenson [Teague]
Harriet Stevenson, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born NutleyHarriet Stevenson
George Stevenson, M, Son, age 9, born NutleyGeorge Stevenson
Robert Stevenson, M, Son, age 6, born NutleyRobert Stephen Stevenson
Albert Stevenson, M, Son, age 4, born NutleyFrank Albert Stevenson
John Ford, M, Boarder, single, age 21, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourerJohn Ford

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Jones, M, Head, married, age 23, born Nutley; occupation: farm labourerThomas Jones, farm labourerNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Eliza Jones, F, Wife, married, age 27, born BattleEliza Jones
William T. Jones, M, Son, age 1, born NutleyWilliam T. Jones

3rd Apr 1881CensusHorace Paine, M, Head, married, age 38, born Heathfield; occupation: blacksmithHorace Paine, blacksmithNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Frances Paine, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Upper BeedingFrances Paine
Frances F. Paine, F, Daughter, age 10, born Upper BeedingFrances F. Paine
Charles E. Paine, M, Son, age 8, born Upper BeedingCharles E. Paine
James A. Paine, M, Son, age 6, born ArundelJames A. Paine
William E. Baldock, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Brighton, occupation: blacksmithWilliam E. Baldock

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Crawhurst, M, Head, widowed, age 73, born Maresfield, employs 2 men and 1 boy; occupation: farmer grocer and carrierRichard Crawhurst, farmer, grocer and carrierNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Lucy Cox, F, Housekeeper, widowed, age 42, born Maresfield; occupation: housekeeperLucy Cox
Richard W Cox, M, Grandson, single, age 16, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerRichard W Cox
Robert E. Cox, M, Grandson, age 12, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarRobert E. Cox
Naomi J. Crawhurst, F, Granddaughter, single, age 14, born LewesNaomi J. Crawhurst
Harriett Stevenson, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Newick; occupation: domestic servantHarriett Stevenson

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Crawhurst, M, Head, married, age 70, born Maresfield, occupation: farm labourerHenry Crawhurst, farm labourerNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Sarah Crawhurst, F, Wife, married, age 57, born RotherfieldSarah Crawhurst
Naomi R. Histed, F, Granddaughter, age 6, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarNaomi R. Histed

3rd Apr 1881CensusMatilda Thorpe, F, Head, widowed, age 56, born Maresfield; occupation Needle WomanMatilda ThorpeNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Charles Thorpe, M, Son, single, age 15, born Maresfield; occupation Errand BoyCharles Thorpe
Matilda Thorpe, F, Daughter, age 12, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarMatilda Thorpe

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Shoebridge, M, Head, married, age 52, born Maresfield; occupation: shoe makerThomas Shoebridge, shoemakerNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Jane Shoebridge, F, Wife, married, age 45, born West HoathlyJane Shoebridge [Head]
Alice Shoebridge, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born NutleyAlice Shoebridge
James Shoebridge, M, Son, age 12, born Nutley; occupation: scholarJames Shoebridge
Owen Shoebridge, M, Son, age 7, born NutleyOwen Shoebridge

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Relf, M, Head, married, age 36, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Relfe, farm labourerNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Sophia Relf, F, Wife, married, age 26, born BuxtedSophia Relf [Smith]
Edward Relf, M, Son, age 3, born MaresfieldEdward Relf
Fanny Relf, F, Daughter, age 1, born MaresfieldFanny Relf

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Tribe, M, Head, married, age 44, born Midhurst; occupation: charcoal burnerGeorge Tribe, charcoal burnerNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Ann F. Tribe, F, Wife, married, age 44, born NorthamptonshireAnn F. Tribe
John Tribe, M, Son, single, age 19, born Northamptonshire; occupation: charcoal burnerJohn Tribe
George Tribe, M, Son, single, age 16, born Northamptonshire; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Tribe
Henry Tribe, M, Son, single, age 14, born Northamptonshire; occupation: farm labourerHenry Tribe
Alfred Tribe, M, Son, age 10, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarAlfred Tribe

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Harris, M, Head, married, age 33, born Framfield; occupation: farm labourerWilliam HarrisNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Julia Harris, F, Wife, married, age 30, born HartfieldJulia Harris
Charles Harris, M, Son, age 7, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarCharles Harris
Mary Ann Harris, F, Daughter, age 5, born MaresfieldMary Ann Harris
Harriett Harris, F, Daughter, age 2, born MaresfieldHarriett Harris
William Harris, M, Father, widowed, age 67; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Harris
William Page, M, Lodger, single, age 25, born Nutley; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Page

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Litford, M, Head, married, age 40, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerJohn Litford, farm labourerNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Jane Litford, F, Wife, married, age 34, born MaresfieldJane Litford
Harriett Litford, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born MaresfieldHarriett Litford
Alfred Litford, M, Son, age 12, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarAlfred Litford
William A. Litford, M, Son, age 9, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarWilliam A. Litford
Fanny Litford, F, Daughter, age 7, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarFanny Litford
John Litford, M, Son, age 6, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarJohn Litford
Mary J. Litford, F, Daughter, age 4, born MaresfieldMary J. Litford
Susan L. Litford, F, Daughter, age 2, born MaresfieldSusan L. Litford
Abraham Litford, M, Boarder, single, age 35, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerAbraham Litford

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Cook, M, Head, married, age 71, born Leicestershire, occupation: retired merchantSamuel Cook, merchantNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Albinia Cook, F, Wife, married, age 51, born CanterburyAlbinia Cook
Bessie Cook, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born SurreyBessie Cook
Fanny Cook, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born SurreyFanny Cook
Mary Hack, F, Servant, single, age 65, born Surrey; occupation: housemaidMary Hack
Harriett Reed, F, Servant, widowed, age 28, born Maresfield; occupation CookHarriett Reed
Alice S. Holden, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Surrey; occupation: parlour maidAlice S. Holden
Thomas Shoebridge, M, Visitor, single, age 23, born East Grinstead; occupation: school teacherThomas Shoebridge

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Spencer, M, Head, married, age 34, born Suffolk; occupation: gardenerWilliam Spencer, gardenerNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Kezin Spencer, F, Wife, married, age 33, born CowfoldKezin Spencer
Elizabeth Tullet, F, Niece, age 5, born CowfoldElizabeth Tullet

3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny Elphick, F, Head, widowed, age 38, born Fletching; occupation: laundressFanny ElphickNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Annie Elphick, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarAnnie Elphick
Ellen Elphick, F, Daughter, age 10, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarEllen Elphick
Emily Elphick, F, Daughter, age 8, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarEmily Elphick
Fanny Elphick, F, Daughter, age 7, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarFanny Elphick
Jane Elphick, F, Daughter, age 4, born MaresfieldJane Elphick
Ada Reeves, F, Boarder, single, age 17, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation Laundry maidAda Reeves

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Wheatley, M, Head, married, age 59, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Wheatley, farm labourerNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary A. Wheatley, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Horsted KeynesMary Ann Wheatley [Sherlock]
Phoebe A. Wheatley, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarPhoebe Ann Russell [Wheatley]

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Wheatley, M, Head, married, age 21, born Maresfield; occupation: nursery labourerHenry Wheatley, gardener, sexton and parish clerkNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Ann Wheatley, F, Wife, married, age 24, born LeighAnn Wheatley [Camber]

3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Waterman, M, Head, married, age 35, born Waldron; occupation SawyerWilliam Walter WatermanNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Frances Waterman, F, Wife, married, age 30, born MaresfieldFrances Waterman [Wood]
Emily Waterman, F, Daughter, age 8, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarEmily Waterman
Frederick Waterman, M, Son, age 4, born MaresfieldFrederick Waterman
Harriett Wood, F, Mother In Law, widowed, age 67, born MaresfieldHarriett Wood

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick W. Whitewood, M, Head, married, age 25, born Maresfield; occupation GrocerFrederick W. WhitewoodNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Clara Whitewood, F, Wife, married, age 29, born MaresfieldClara Whitewood
Henry Brown, M, Servant, single, age 14, born Maresfield; occupation: grocer's boyHenry Brown
Frank Whitewood, M, Son, age 5 m, born MaresfieldFrank Whitewood
Pamela Francis, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Maresfield; occupation: servantPamela Francis

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Turner, M, Head, widowed, age 70, born Maresfield, employs 72 men and 12 boys; occupation: timber merchant and farmerWilliam Turner, shopkeeper, farmer, grocer and carrierNutley Street (Lime)1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary J. Riley, F, Daughter, married, age 41, born MaresfieldMary Jane Riley [Turner]
Ada M. Riley, F, Granddaughter, single, age 18, born LondonAda M. Riley
William T. Riley, M, Grandson, single, age 17, born MaresfieldWilliam T. Riley
Mabel Wood, F, Granddaughter, age 7, born MaresfieldMabel Wood
Eliza Tester, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Buxted; occupation: domestic servantEliza Tester
Harriett Standen, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Maresfield; occupation Domestic ServantHarriett Standen

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Turner, M, Head, married, age 39, born Maresfield; occupation: timber merchantAlbert Turner, timber merchantNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary A. Turner, F, Wife, married, age 35, born MaresfieldMary Anne Turner [Wood]
Marion Turner, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarMarion Turner
Evelin Turner, F, Daughter, age 7, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarEveline Turner
Grace Turner, F, Daughter, age 6, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarGrace Turner
Albert Turner, M, Son, age 5, born MaresfieldAlbert Turner
Stanley Turner, M, Son, age 3, born MaresfieldStanley Turner
Amy Turner, F, Daughter, age 1, born MaresfieldAmy Turner
Mary Simes, F, Servant, single, age 27, born Whatlington; occupation GovernessMary Simes
Elizabeth King, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Fletching; occupation: cookElizabeth King
Ann Standen, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Petworth; occupation NurseAnn Standen

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Ridley, M, Head, married, age 53, born Maresfield; occupation: labourerJames Ridley, labourerNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary A. Ridley, F, Wife, married, age 49, born MaresfieldMary Ann Ridley [Brown]
John Ridley, M, Son, single, age 23, born Maresfield; occupation: labourerJohn Ridley
Harriett Ridley, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born MaresfieldHarriett Ridley
James Ridley, M, Son, single, age 15, born MaresfieldJames Salvanus Ridley
Alice Ridley, F, Daughter, age 13, born MaresfieldAlice Ridley
Jesse Ridley, F, Daughter, age 11, born MaresfieldJesse Ridley
Charlotte Ridley, F, Daughter, age 8, born MaresfieldCharlotte Ridley
Ansley Ridley, F, Daughter, age 8, born MaresfieldAnsley Ridley
Ernest Ridley, M, Son, age 6, born MaresfieldJames Ernest Ridley

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Best, M, Head, married, age 68, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerHenry Best, farm labourerNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Best, F, Wife, married, age 69, born MaresfieldMary Best [Brown]
John Critchell, M, Grandson, age 15, born MaresfieldJohn Critchell
Harriett Goodhugh, F, Visitor, married, age 36, born LondonHarriett Goodhugh
Harry B. Goodhugh, M, Visitor, age 1, born LondonHarry B. Goodhugh
Katie Mcgregor, F, Visitor, age 12, born LondonKatie MacGregor

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Tunk, M, Head, married, age 48, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Thomas Tunks, farm labourerNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Tunk, F, Wife, married, age 40, born WithyhamElizabeth Tunks [Jenner]
Albert Tunk, M, Son, age 8, born Buxted; occupation: scholarAlbert Tunks
Emma Tunk, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Buxted; occupation: scholarEmma Tunks

3rd Apr 1881CensusMaria Clark, F, Head, widowed, age 50, born RotherfieldMaria ClarkNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Henry Clark, M, Son, single, age 16, born Maresfield, occupation: labourerHenry Clark

3rd Apr 1881CensusCaroline Gander, F, Head, widowed, age 41, born Maresfield; occupation: charwomanCaroline Gander [Morfey]Nutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary A. Gander, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born MaresfieldMary A. Gander
Albert Gander, M, Son, age 12, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarAlbert Gander
Charles J. Gander, M, Son, age 9, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarCharles J. Gander
James Gander, M, Son, age 6, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarJames Gander
Elizabeth Gander, F, Daughter, age 3, born MaresfieldElizabeth Gander

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam R. C. Evenden, M, Head, single, age 25, born Maresfield; occupation: butcherWilliam R. C. Evenden, butcherNutley1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam W. Funnell, M, Head, married, age 56, born Maresfield; occupation: farmerWilliam Wilding Funnell, farmerNutley1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Elizabeth D. Funnell, F, Wife, married, age 33, born RotherfieldElizabeth D. Funnell [Barton]
Sophia Funnell, F, Daughter, age 6, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarSophia Funnell
William W. Funnell, M, Son, age 4, born MaresfieldWilliam W. Funnell
Dora L. Funnell, F, Daughter, age 1, born MaresfieldDora L. Funnell
John Stevenson, M, Lodger, single, age 48, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerJohn Stevenson

3rd Apr 1881CensusHumphrey Streeter, M, Head, widowed, age 81, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerHumphrey Streeter, farm labourerNutley1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Sherlock, F, Servant, widowed, age 70, born Isfield; occupation HousekeeperMary Sherlock

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Botting, M, Head, married, age 56, born Fletching, occupation: labourerHenry Botting, labourerNutley1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Botting, F, Wife, married, age 45, born CrowboroughMary Botting
Harriet Botting, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Fletching, occupation: nurseHarriet Botting
William Smith, M, Lodger, single, age 19, born Kent; occupation: hoop benderWilliam Smith

3rd Apr 1881CensusKezia W. Stevenson, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born BuxtedKezia W. StevensonNutley1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Stevenson, F, Niece, single, age 24, born Maresfield; occupation: servantMary Stevenson
Edward Waite, M, Grandson, age 9, born Surrey; occupation: scholarEdward Waite
William Waite, M, Grandson, age 3, born MaresfieldWilliam Waite

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdwin Barden, M, Head, married, age 32, born Kent, occupation: labourerEdwin Barden, labourerNutley1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Eliza Barden, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Horsted KeynesEliza Barden
William J. Barden, M, Son, age 9, born Tunbridge Wells, occupation: scholarWilliam J. Barden
Ernest E. Barden, M, Son, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, occupation: scholarErnest E. Barden
Martha L. Barden, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, occupation: scholarMartha L. Barden
Anne E. Barden, F, Daughter, age 3, born KentAnne E. Barden
Thomas E. Barden, M, Son, age 1, born MaresfieldThomas E. Barden
Alfred H. Barden, M, Son, age 1 m, born MaresfieldAlfred H. Barden

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Brown, M, Head, married, age 58, born Maresfield; occupation: labourerRichard Brown, labourerNutley1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Harriet Brown, F, Wife, married, age 53, born BuxtedHarriett Brown
Thomas Brown, M, Son, single, age 21, born Maresfield; occupation: labourerThomas Brown
Alfred Brown, M, Son, age 12, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarAlfred Brown

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Taylor, M, Head, married, age 56, born Mayfield; occupation: miller and grocerWilliam Taylor Wickens, millerNutley St1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Ellen Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 52, born MaresfieldEllen Wickens [Wood]
Herbert Taylor, M, Son, age 12, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarHerbert Taylor Wickens
Ansley Taylor, F, Daughter, age 7, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarAnsley Pollard [Taylor Wickens]
Mercy Taylor, F, Granddaughter, age 10, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarMercy Taylor Wickens
Mary Silcox, F, Lodger, single, age 29, born London; occupation Plain NeedlewomanMary Silcox

3rd Apr 1881CensusNelson Waterman, M, Head, married, age 30, born Maresfield; occupation CarpenterEdward Nelson WatermanNutley Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Martha Waterman, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Horsted KeynesMartha Waterman
Alice Carter, F, Niece, single, age 12, born Horsted Keynes, occupation: scholarAlice Carter

3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert Stevenson, M, Head, widowed, age 60, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerRobert Stevenson, farm labourerNutley1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Alfred Stevenson, M, Son, married, age 32, born Maresfield; occupation: carterAlfred Stevenson, carter
Lois Stevenson, F, Daughter In Law, married, age 36, born Horsted KeynesLois Stevenson
Caroline C. Stevenson, F, Granddaughter, age 8, born Horsted Keynes; occupation: scholarCaroline C. Stevenson
Alfred A. Stevenson, M, Grandson, age 6, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarAlfred A. Stevenson
George Stevenson, M, Grandson, age 4, born MaresfieldGeorge Stevenson
Robert J. Stevenson, M, Grandson, age 2, born MaresfieldRobert J. Stevenson
Jane E. Stevenson, F, Granddaughter, age 6 m, born MaresfieldJane E. Stevenson

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Stevenson, M, Head, widowed, age 71, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerRichard Stevenson, farm labourerNutley1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Rosina Welfare, F, Servant, single, age 56, born Fletching; occupation HousekeeperRosina Welfare

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Wickham, M, Head, married, age 37, born Maresfield; occupation Brick makerJohn WickhamNutley1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Sophia Wickham, F, Wife, married, age 32, born MaresfieldSophia Wickham
Harriett Wickham, F, Daughter, age 13, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarHarriett Wickham
William Wickham, M, Son, age 10, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarWilliam Wickham
Henry Wickham, M, Son, age 6, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarHenry Wickham
Uness Wickham, F, Daughter, age 3, born MaresfieldUness Wickham
Sarah Ann Wickham, F, Daughter, age 1, born MaresfieldSarah Ann Wickham
Sarah Ann Stevenson, F, Lodger, widowed, age 61, born FletchingSarah Ann Stevenson
John Stevenson, M, Lodger, single, age 63, born Maresfield; occupation: brick makerJohn Stevenson

3rd Apr 1881CensusMoses Standing, M, Head, married, age 48, born Hurstpierpoint; occupation CarterMoses StandingNutley1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Harriet Standing, F, Wife, married, age 38, born CuckfieldHarriet Standing
George Standing, M, Son, single, age 15, born Cuckfield; occupation CarterGeorge Standing
James Standing, M, Son, age 12, born Cuckfield; occupation ScholarJames Standing
Arthur Standing, M, Son, age 10, born Cuckfield; occupation ScholarArthur Standing
Ellen Standing, F, Daughter, age 6, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarEllen Standing
Mary E. Standing, F, Daughter, age 4, born MaresfieldMary E. Standing
John A. Standing, M, Son, age 1, born MaresfieldJohn A. Standing

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Fenner, M, Head, married, age 76, born Maresfield; occupation: master blacksmithJames Fenner, blacksmithNutley1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Fenner, F, Wife, married, age 81, born SpeldhurstElizabeth Fenner [Osborn] [Gibbons]
George Fenner, M, Brother, widowed, age 70, born Maresfield; occupation: blacksmith journeymanGeorge Fenner, blacksmith
Ellen Weeding, F, Servant, age 15, born Maresfield; occupation Domestic servantEllen Weeding

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Wickham, M, Head, married, age 74, born Maresfield; occupation LabourerWilliam WickhamAshdown Forest1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Naomi Wickham, F, Wife, married, age 68, born MaresfieldNaomi Wickham
Elizabeth Wickham, F, GrandDaughter, age 11, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarElizabeth Wickham

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Farmer, M, Head, married, age 27, born Maresfield; occupation: carpenterJames Farmer, carpenterAshdown Forest1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Farmer, F, Wife, married, age 27, born UckfieldElizabeth Farmer
Emily Farmer, F, Daughter, age 5, born MaresfieldEmily Farmer
Jane Farmer, F, Daughter, age 4, born MaresfieldJane Farmer
Harry Farmer, M, Son, age 2, born MaresfieldHarry Farmer
Ernest Farmer, M, Son, age 9 m, born MaresfieldErnest Farmer

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Farmer, M, Head, widowed, age 64, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerThomas Farmer, farm labourerAshdown Forest1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Thomas Farmer, M, Son, married, age 33, born Maresfield; occupation: gardenerThomas Farmer, gardener
Ellen Farmer, F, Daughter In Law, married, age 26, born NewickEllen Farmer
Ellen Farmer, F, Granddaughter, age 3, born TudelyEllen Farmer
Louisa Farmer, F, Granddaughter, age 2, born TudelyLouisa Farmer

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Farmer, M, Head, married, age 60, born Maresfield; occupation: carpenterJames Farmer, farm labourerAshdown Forest1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Phoebe Farmer, F, Wife, married, age 60, born FletchingPhoebe Farmer
George Farmer, M, Grandson, age 7, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarGeorge Farmer

3rd Apr 1881CensusNutley1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Nutley Village including Millbrook, Masketts Farm and Foords Green

3rd Apr 1881CensusNutley1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Nutley Village including Dodds Bank, Pippinford, Cackle Street, William IVth Beerhouse, Nutley Inn and Prince of Wales

1882DirectoryNutleyKelly's Directory
NUTLEY is a small village and ecclesiastical parish, formed in 1847 from the civil parish of Maresfield, 3 miles north from Maresfield and 8 south from, and on the road to, East Grinstead : it is in the Eastern division of the county, Rushmonden hundred, Uckfield union, Lewes county court district. Pevensey (No. 3) rural deanery, Lewes archdea­conry and Chichester diocese.
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The area is 2,500 acres ; the population in 1871 was 799.
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1888Directory entryChapman, Alfred, farmer, ForestForestBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryFeldwick, Henry, builder, NutleyNutleyBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryIngram, Edward, wheelwright, NutleyNutleyBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryLeake, George A., school master, NutleyNutleyBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryPage, Edward, butcher, NutleyNutleyBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryPayne, Horace, smith, NutleyNutleyBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entrySayers, Charles, gardener to Mrs Cook, NutleyNutleyBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryShoebridge, Thomas, shoe maker, NutleyNutleyBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryStreeter, Mrs J., dressmaker, NutleyNutleyBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryTurner, Albert, timber merchant, NutleyNutleyBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryWood, Henry, farmer, Forest, NutleyForest, NutleyBrooker's Guide

1888Brooker's Guide and Directory - 1888Brooker's 1888 Guide and Directory of NutleyBrooker's Guide

1890HistoryNutleyFirmin's Guide

Maresfield is between four and five miles from Crowborough. The way to it is by the Uckfield Road as far as Five Ash Down. Here the road branches off to the right.

The Rev. Mr. Turner, who has written a history of Maresfield, and to whom I am indebted for the following particulars, considers that Marysfield is the right designation of Maresfield, and that the district was formerly dedicated to S. Mary.

There was a royal palace or hunting-lodge in the parish, supposed to have been built by Edward II. It stood in a wood called the Vetchery, near Nutley, some distance from the present village of Maresfield. Both Edward III and his son, John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, frequented it for sport.

A place near Duddleswell is still called "King's Standing" on the supposition that it is the spot where the royal sportsmen stood to observe the sport. From this royal hunting-lodge Edward II executed two deeds, dated 23rd and 24th September, 1324.

There was also a chapel near Nutley, situated in Chapel Wood, on an eminence. The foundations are now entirely removed. In 1541 it was no longer used for divine service, but it is marked on a map of Sussex of the time of Queen Elizabeth.

In the Churchwardens' book of 1541 mention is made of the removal of the sacramental cup and vestments to the church at Maresfield.


c 1900Millbrook Hill, NutleyMillbrook Hill, NutleyCharlie Stevenson's records

1907Army Volunteers, near William IV pub, NutleyArmy Volunteers, near William IV pub, NutleyCharlie Stevenson's records

1908Littlemead, NutleyLittlemead, NutleyPrivate collection

1911Frank Ridley in front of his first Bicycle Shop, Nutley High StreetFrank Ridley in front of his first Bicycle Shop, Nutley High StreetFrank Tyler RidleyCharlie Stevenson's records

c 1911Frank Ridley, at Nutley cross roadsFrank Ridley, at Nutley cross roadsFrank Tyler RidleyCharlie Stevenson's records

1913Nutley VillageNutley Village, Ashdown ForestPrivate collection

1920Millbrook Hill, NutleyMillbrook Hill, Nutley, Ashdown ForestPrivate collection

1924Nutley Memorial HallNutley Memorial HallCharlie Stevenson's records

1928Post Office, NutleyPost Office, Nutley, Ashdown Forest photographed by Francis FrithNutley
The Francis Frith Web Site The Frith archive was founded by Francis Frith, the pioneer Victorian photographer, in 1860 and today contains over 365,000 photographs of some 7,000 towns and villages throughout Britain. Taken between 1860 and 1970 these form a topographical record of Britain without equal and is recognised as probably the only photographic collection of national importance in private hands in Britain today.

The importance of the Frith archive is as a topographical and social record. It provides an amazingly detailed visual record of over 7,000 towns and villages, as well as illustrating the enormous social and structural changes which have taken place in Britain since 1860. Whilst some of the photographs are undoubtedly artistically outstanding, the real value of the archive lies in its scale. There is no other archive which can illustrate this period of British history so extensively or to such a high quality.

c 1930Nutley Garage and Nutley InnNutley Garage and Nutley InnCharlie Stevenson's records

1936Nutley Windmill in SummerNutley Windmill in Summer, Ashdown ForestNutleyHemming's Windmills

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