The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Horsted Keynes
Horsted Keynes is a parish and village situated on a hill midway between Haywards Heath and East Grinstead. Horsted Keynes is in the East Grinstead division of Sussex, in the hundred of Horsted, rape of Pevensey, rural deanery of Cuckfield, archdeaconry of Lewes and diocese of Chichester. Horsted Keynes includes Freshfield and Dane Hill which was formed into a separate civil parish in 1898. Horsted Keynes is 38 miles south of London.
The population of Horsted Keynes in 1811 was 627; in 1841 was 812; in 1861 was 790; in 1871 was 811; in 1881 was 1,149 (which included 160 in Danehill); in 1891 was 932; in 1901 was 888; in 1911 was 931; in 1921 was 961; and in 1931 was 960.
Horsted Keynes appears in the Domesday Book as Horstede
Horsted Keynes historical notes has been derived from the same sources to highlight Horsted Keynes's key events in chronological order

Parish & other records Before
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1775
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After
2000

1781Births528373345691942905503521771
581Christenings223933496799102726236
242Marriages1622162630283836246
109Deaths16165821131476111
113Burials71658201313991111
 
Books and other documents
Published Title, author and references
1835The History, Antiquities and Topography of the County of Sussex by Thomas Walker Horsfield, F.S.A.p. 335
1848Extracts from the Journal and Account Book of the Rev. Giles Moore by Robert Willis Blencowe, Esq. ⇒ p. 65
1848The Small Cross-legged Effigy at Horsted Keynes by Weston Styleman Walford, Esq. ⇒ p. 128
1849Historical and Architectural Notices of the Iron Works of the County of Sussex by Mark Antony Lowerp. 211
1851The Post Office Directory of Sussex by E. R. Kelly, M.A., F.S.S. ⇒ entry
1870A Compendious History of Sussex - Volume I. by Mark Antony Lower, M.A.p. 247
1871The Parliamentarian Surveys of the County of Sussex by John Robert Daniel-Tyssen, F.S.A. ⇒ p. 200
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
1886Monumental Inscriptions from the Church of Horsted Keynes, Sussex by Granville Leveson Gower, Esq., F.S.A. ⇒ p. 107
1904Highways and Byways in Sussex by E.V. Lucas ⇒ p. 233
1907Notes on the Family of Michelbourne by Col. F.W.T. Attree, F.S.A., late R.E. ⇒ p. 69
1927The Sussex Highlands ⇒ p. 85
1931Wealden Iron by Ernest Straker ⇒ p. 410
1939Horsted Keynes, Sussex - The Church and Parish of St Giles by F. Stenton Eardley ⇒ Church in 1806

People of note
Martindale, Louisa
(1839 - 1914)
Liberal and Nonconformist
       

Picturesmore pictures 

Broadhurst House - 1785

St. Giles Church with the Marie de Bradehurst Chapel - 1806

Horsted Keynes Church - 1851

The Village - 1904

Church Lane - 1906

Congregational Hall & Institute - 1907

Broadhurst - 1908
 

The Lake - 1910

The Mill - 1910

The Green - 1910

WyattsFarm - 1910

The Four Ways - c 1910

John Bromley and Staff, Station - September 1912

Broadhurst - 1913
 

Horsted Keynes Maps

c 1724

c 1795

c 1825

c 1875
 

Sussex Maps

1610

1645

1695

1763

1st Sept 1787

1837

1840
 

1864
 

Places and properties in Horsted Keynes - a directory of homes, farms, churches, schools, inns, and other places of interest that existed prior to 1900 has been compiled from Post Office directories, Kelly's directories, Trade directories, Census data, Ordnance survey maps and books of the period
Churches, Inns,
Schools, Shops
and other places of interest
Cammomile Cross
Chittern Street, Horsted Keynes Village
Church Street, Horsted Keynes Village
Freshfield Bridge, Freshfield Lane
Freshfield Mill, Freshfield Lane
Horsted Green, Horsted Keynes Village
Horsted Keynes School, Horsted Keynes Village
Horsted Lane, Horsted Keynes Village
King & Queen Public House, Horsted Keynes Village
Old Green Man Public House, Horsted Keynes Village
Scrippens Pit Lane
St. Giles Parish Church
The Crown, Horsted Keynes Village
The Martindale Congregational Hall and Institute
The Rectory
 
Roads and Streets
Freshfield Lane
Horsted Keynes Village
 
Homes and Farms
A-L
Aldgate Farm
Allens Farm, Horsted Keynes Village
Ash Grove
Balcombe [als Upper White's] Farm
Birchgrove
Broadhurst
Buckland Cottage, Freshfield Lane
Burghurst Lodge
Burnt Oak, Freshfield Lane
Caresford
Cheeleys, Horsted Keynes Village
Cinder Hill Farm
Clarke's [als Hazelden] Farm
Cookham House, Horsted Keynes Village
Craigwood
Craigwood Lodge, Horsted Keynes Village
Deanland Farm House, Horsted Keynes Village
Freshfield, Freshfield Lane
Freshfield Cross Way, Freshfield Lane
Freshfield Wharf, Freshfield Lane
Giles [als Jiles] Farm
Great Oddynes Farm
Hamsland Farm
Hazlewood
Hole House
Hope Cottage
Horsted House Farm
Hurstwood Farm
Jeffrey's Farm
Kixes House, Horsted Keynes Village
Latchets Farm
Leamlands [als Lamesland] Farm
Leighton Villas, Horsted Keynes Village
Little Oddynes Farm
Lucas Farm
Ludwell Farm
Lyewood House
 
Homes and Farms
M-Z
Marlpits, Horsted Keynes Village
Medhurst Farm
Mill House, Horsted Keynes Village
Newnhams Farm
Nobles
Northwood House
Paradise House, Horsted Keynes Village
Phillpots
Police Station, Horsted Keynes Village
Post Office, Horsted Keynes Village
Ravenswood
Rickman's Farm
Rixon's Farm
Rose Cottage, Horsted Keynes Village
Roselands [als Piplye]
Sharpethorne Villa, Horsted Keynes Village
Stoches [als Slatches], Freshfield Lane
Tanyard Farm
Town House, Freshfield Lane
Town Place, Freshfield Lane
Treemans
Treemans Farm
Upper Trimmings
Victoria Cottage, Horsted Keynes Village
Warren House
Waterbury Castle House
Waxend House, Horsted Keynes Village
Westlands
Wickenden
Wyatts [als Trumans] Farm

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