Residents of Mill Road, Lewes, up to AD 2000

Mill Road History > Residents of Mill Road

Appendix 3

Sources: Kelly’s Directory; Pike’s Directory; electoral registers; Government register, September 1939; planning applications and approvals; Censuses 1841-1911; Valuation Office Survey, 1914; house deeds; auction sale notices; conversations with current and former residents.

The tables indicate ownership only in cases where it is supported by available documentary evidence.

1 Mill Road

Date Occupier
1962 Walter Clay
1977 Amy C. Arch
Henry G. Arch
2001 Alan K. Fidler

3 Mill Road

Date Occupier
1962 Miss Kate Chandler
1982 James C. Ridley
1988 Thomas R. Stark
1990 Timothy C. Driver-Williams
1995 James S. Randall

5 Mill Road

Date Occupier
1962 Alfred H. Jennings
1964 E. Johnson
1966 W.W.Steedman
1970 William E. Dabson
1977 Ada M. Dabson
1979 May A.E. Marshall
1988-2000 Beatrice A. Funnell

7 Mill Road

Date Occupier
1962 Ronald R. Robinson
Laura Robinson
1984 Thelma I.E. Woolgar
1986 Arthur H.S. Small
Thelma I.E. Woolgar
2000 Thelma I.E. Woolgar

 9 Mill Road

Date Occupier
1962 Mrs A. K. Gander
1964 H. Stevens
1973 Harry Patching
Kathleen S. Patching
1986-2000 Margaret A. Tooth
Michael E. Tooth

11 Mill Road

Date Occupier
1962 Miss Nora Pratt
2000 Sally House

Mill House

Date Owner Occupier
? – 1841 John Hamlin David Morris (45) Miller. b. Sussex
Andrew Haywood (30) Labourer. b. Sussex
Sarah Haywood (30) b. Sussex
Joseph Upton (40) Agricultural labourer b. Sussex
Joseph Upton (15) Agricultural labourer b. Sussex
William Upton (15) Agricultural labourer b. Sussex
Harriot Upton (15) b. Sussex
George Upton (10) b. Sussex
1851 John Hamlin (or his devisees) Peter Fuller (25) Master miller, employing 2 men. b. Brighton
Frances Fuller (26) Miller’s wife. b. Newtimber, Sussex
Fanny Fuller (3) daughter. b. S. Malling
Rose Fuller (3 months) daughter. b. S. Malling
William Evens (16) Unmarried. Apprentice to miller. b. Balcombe
William Scrace (26) Unmarried. Loader and general servant. b. Balcombe
Loueasa Fannell (16) Unmarried. House servant. b. Chiddingly
1861 Richard Markwick Richard Markwick (44) Master Miller, employing 2 men and a boy. b. Isfield.
Hannah Markwick (44) b. Lewes. Miller’s Wife
Hepzibah Markwick (10) b. Worthing. Scholar. Daughter
Hannah Bates (10) Niece. Scholar. b. Lewes
Ebenezer Markwick (73) Retired shoemaker. b. Uckfield. Head
Jane Markwick (75) Wife. b. Isfield
Elizabeth Markwick (36) Daughter. Unmarried. Formerly dressmaker. b. Isfield
1871 Richard Markwick Richard Markwick (54) Miller, master employing 2 men and a boy. b. Isfield.
Mary Markwick (52) b. Chailey. Wife NEW WIFE?
Hepzibah Markwick (20) b. Worthing. Unmarried. Daughter
Ebenezer Markwick (83) Retired cordwainer. b. Uckfield. Head
Jane Markwick (85) Wife. b. Isfield
Esther Markwick (60) Daughter
Unmarried. b. Uckfield
1881 Richard Markwick Richard Markwick (64) Miller, master employing 2 men. b. Isfield.
Mary Markwick (62) b. Chailey. Wife
Hepzibah Markwick (30) b. Worthing. Unmarried. Daughter
Ester Markwick (70) b. Isfield. Unmarried. Sister
Sarah Colbrow (55) Independent. b. Lewes. Visitor
1891 Frank Stone Frank Stone (25) Miller and Baker. b. Newhaven.
Annie Stone (24) b. Newhaven. Wife
Reginald Stone (5) b. Lewes. Son
Frank L(eslie). Stone (3) b. Lewes. Son
George Blackmore (17) Assistant Baker. b. Lewes
Oliver Washer (13) Domestic servant. b. Lewes
1901 Castle Leaver William G. Robins (35) Miller and baker. Worker. b Dorset
Elizabeth Robins (34) Wife. b. Dorset.
Albert Robins (12) Son. b. Dorset
Daisy Robins (3) Daughter. b. Glynde.
Edward Bishop (48) Retired draper. b. Lambeth.
Sarah Bishop (54) Manageress of Laundry. b. Chatham. Wife
Maggie Bishop (16) Laundry Clerk. b. Greenwich. Daughter
Richard Bishop (14) b. Woolwich. Son
Emmie Howard (33) Assistant Manageress of Laundry. Single. Boarder. b. Norwich
Mary Finnerty (22) Head Packer in Laundry. Single Boarder. b. Kensington
1905 Castle Leaver James Charles Berry, builder (possibly of Berry & Bussey, Malling St, who built and converted the laundry)
Pike’s Directory has Berry living at 9 Malling Hill Villas in 1906
1911 Castle Leaver Edward Bishop (58) Invalid. b. London.
Sarah Bishop (64) Laundry manageress. b. Chatham. Wife
Madge Bishop (26) Bookkeeper + journalist. b. Greenwich. Single
Isabel Burrons (38) Laundry machinist. b. Cheltenham. Boarder (m)
Kitty Matthew (24) Laundry packer + sorter. b. Hammersmith. Single
1914 Castle Leaver Mrs Bishop [annual rent £30]
1916-17 Castle Leaver Mrs Bishop
Nov 1921 East Sussex Sanitary Steam Laundry Co. Thomas John Frampton Carter, Managing Director and Secretary of East Sussex Steam Laundry
Sept 1939 Unoccupied
? – 1947 East Sussex Steam Laundry Co. Alfred Woodward.
Dec 1947 Alfred FJ Woodward Alfred Woodward, retired baker and confectioner. Purchased from the East Sussex Steam Laundry Co. for £2000
Aug 1950 Hettie L. Woodward Mrs Hettie Lucy Woodward, widow of Alfred, who died in May 1950
1977 Hettie L. Woodward Helen Silvester
Hettie L. Woodward
Aug 1986 Brian Arthur Pointing  Margaret Jean Pointing  

 

June 1987 Roy Marsh
Denise Yvonne Marie Marsh
Roy and Denise Yvonne Marie Marsh
1999-2001 Martin Jangaard
Nicola Jangaard
Martin Jangaard
Nicola Jangaard

Malling Mill

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1925 T.F. Carter Converted to a bungalow
1934 Charles Finch
Sept 1939 Charles Finch (56)
Kathleen Finch (57)
Amy Dorrell (55)
.
Cecily Elsden (33)
.
Kenneth Elsden (7)
Doris Finch (32)
.
+ 2 redacted
Stationer. Retired
Unpaid domestic duties
Married. Unpaid domestic
Married. Unpaid domestic
At school
.
Unpaid domestic duties
1951-1970 Mrs K.L. Finch
1971-2000+ Rose E. Culver Rose E. Culver Alterations and additions 1985

 

13 Mill Road (16 Malling Hill Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1905 W.H. Hobden John Parsons
1907 W.H. Hobden Daniel Moore
1911 W.H. Hobden Susan Moore (56)
Rose Moore (19)
Married. b. Southwick
.
Daughter. Single. Dressmaking. b. Ringmer
Where was Daniel Moore?
1914 W.H. Hobden Daniel Moore Market value assessed at £200
1922-23 Daniel Moore
1938-40 G. Winder 1939 Register and subsequent directories place him at No. 17
Sept 1939 Unoccupied
1951-57 George W Tester At number 33 (aged 9) in 1911
1964-77+ Edith Tester Edith Tester At number 33 (aged 11) in 1911
1979 Christine M. Arbenz
Christopher J. Arbenz
1982-2000+ Diana L. Ellis
Leslie Ellis
In the 1980s named Mill Cottage

15 Mill Road (17 Malling Hill Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1905 WH Hobden William Robins
1907 WH Hobden William James Biddle Moved from 7 MHV
1911 WH Hobden James W. Biddle (61)
Elizabeth Biddle (48)
Railway pensioner b Brighton
Wife. b. Cambridge
1914 WH Hobden JW Biddle Rent £18 a year.
Market value £205 (more land than next door)
1938-40 Mrs Biddle
Sept 1939 George A Winder (50)
Rose Winder (46)
Builder’s labourer. Concrete mixer
Household duties
1951-74+ George A Winder
1977-2000 Christine E. Ramsauer
Hans C. Ramsauer

17 Mill Road (1 Malling Hill Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1905 Alfred Grieves Mrs Bishop Did she later move to Mill House?
1907 Alfred Grieves Henry Cook
1911 Alfred Grieves Caleb Skinner (34)
Kate Skinner (39)
Charles John Skinner (8)
Ada Kathleen Skinner (8)
Ernest William Fiske (55)
Carpenter. b. Eastbourne
Wife. b. Norwood
.
Son. b. Chiselhurst
.
Daughter. b Chiselhurst
Boarder. Married. Poultry farmer on own account
1913-14 Alfred Grieves Miss Bradley Now called ‘River View’
Dec. 1914 Alfred Grieves Dennis Rent 8/- a week.
Market value assessed at £260
1916-17 Samuel Dennis
June 1935 Miss Joan Dennis
Sept 1939 Ethel Dennis (55)
Phyllis Davies (24)
Ellen Fox (41)
+ 3 redacted
Married. Housewife

Secretary. Single

Unpaid domestic duties

1951-2 John Christian
1957-74+ Mrs Christian
1977 Margaret Pettit
Thomas R. Pettit
Margaret Pettit
Thomas R. Pettit
1984-2001 John E. Winter
Marjorie E. Winter
John E. Winter
Marjorie E. Winter

19 Mill Road (2 Malling Hill Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1905 Alfred Grieves Mrs Sargeant
1907 Alfred Grieves A.W. Worster
1911 Arthur William Worster (34)
Myra Rowena Worster (37)
Arthur William Worster (8)
Kate Hepzibah Worster (4)
Eliza Dunk (72)
Sarah Ann Bushly (34)
Carpenter. b West Hoathly
Wife. b Brighton
.
Son. b Chichester
.
Daughter. b Lewes
.
Mother in law. Widow
Visitor. Cook. b Chichester
1913-14 Alfred Grieves Joseph G. Evans
Dec. 1914 Alfred Grieves Luxford 8/- a week rent.
Market value assessed at £250
1914-15 H. H. Timms
1922-23 A.      Brown
1931-32 George Brown
Sept 1939 George Brown (75)
Mary Brown (76)
Rebecca Brown (46)
Railway signalman retired
Incapacitated
.
Daughter. Unpaid domestic
1951-57 Miss R. Brown
1971-74+ Norman Byers
1979 Charles F.D. Keen
Jane Keen
1988-2000+ Aileen W. Duncan
Philip J. Duncan

21 Mill Road (3 Malling Hill Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1905 Alfred Grieves Miss Sharpe, dressmaker
1910 Alfred Grieves George Brockhurst
1911 Alfred Grieves Marie King (32)
.
.
Mable (sic) King (8)
.
George King (6)
Nellie Lapworth (14)
William Thomas Sparswick (30)
Lillie Sparswick (31)
Actress in portable theatre. Married. b Wales
Daughter. b Peterhead, Aberdeenshire
Son. b Maidenhead.
Niece. School. b Birmingham
Boarder. Play actor. b Reading
.
Boarder. Actress. b Birmingham
Dec. 1914 Alfred Grieves Victor Jubilee Wood Rent 8/- a week.
Market value assessed as £250
1918 Victor Jubilee Wood Victor Jubilee Wood Bought from Alfred Grieves for £150
1926 Mrs Lucy Voakes Mrs Lucy Voakes Widow of Grange Road, Lewes.
Bought from VJ Wood for £500.
Died Dec. 1931.
1927 Lucy Voakes William Chamberlain Inspector of weights and measures
1931-32 Lucy Voakes George Edwin Ayling
April 1932 Frank Washer George Edwin Ayling Washer, builder of Ringmer, bought from Lucy Voakes’s executors for £350
June 1932 Henry Herbert Fuidge and Annie Fuidge George Edwin Ayling H.H. Fuidge, farmer of Moor House Farm, Ringmer, bought from Frank Washer for £475
1934-36 Henry Herbert Fuidge and Annie Fuidge Albert F. Cheeseman
Sept 1939 Henry Herbert Fuidge and Annie Fuidge Albert Cheeseman (32)
Kate Cheeseman (30)
Eric Cheeseman (6)
General fitter, cement works
Unpaid domestic duties
At school
1956-1959 Kate and Albert Cheeseman Kate and Albert Cheeseman Bought from Annie Fuidge for £650
1971-2000+ Kate Cheeseman Kate M. Cheeseman

23 Mill Road (4 Malling Hill Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1905 Alfred Grieves Pickering
1907 Alfred Grieves George Stevens
1910 Alfred Grieves Louis E. Avenell
1911 Alfred Grieves Unoccupied
Dec. 1914 Alfred Grieves Frederick Baker Rent 8/- a week.
Market value assessed as £250
1916-17 Frederick Goody
1920-21 Thomas Copper
1932-34 Mrs Copper
Sept 1939 Sarah Copper (78)
Alice North (57)
.
May Whitfield (43)
Widow. Unpaid domestic duties
Widow. Unpaid domestic duties
Single. Paid domestic (at No. 11 in 1911)
1951-2 Mrs S.A. Copper
1957 Mrs A M North
1964-74+ Miss M. Whitfield
1977 Annie Whitfield
1993-2000+ Colin P. Isted
Joanne Isted

25 Mill Road (5 Malling Hill Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
Oct 1901 Alfred Grieves
1905 Alfred Grieves J. Brown
1911 Alfred Grieves Joseph Brown (62)
Louise Brown (55)
Ernest Brown (18)
Plasterer. b. Lewes
.
Wife. b. Wandsworth
.
Son. Single. Bottle washer in brewery. b. Lewes
Dec. 1914 Alfred Grieves Herbert Lower Moved from 8 MHV.
Rent 8/- a week.
Market value assessed as £250
1916-17 Alfred Grieves P. W. Leach
May 1918 James (Jesse) Greenfield Lamper (railway clerk) of 20 Toronto Terrace James (Jesse) Greenfield Lamper Bought from Alfred Grieves for £190. Mortgage of £140 from Lewes Coop Industrial and Provident Society
Oct 1927 James Morley (railway signalman) of Culver Junction, Barcombe James Morley Bought from Alice Lamper (widow) for £475

Jesse Lamper died 20/6/27

Sept 1939 James Morley James Morley (75)
Alice Morley (76)
Railway signalman retired.
Unpaid domestic
1951-2 Norman FG Brummell
Joan Brummell
Norman left in the late 1950s to become landlord of the Rifleman (later the Pewter Pot, then the Meridian) in Western Road
1960 Harry Foster
1957 John A. Leister John. A. Leister
Ruth Leister
1982 Ruth Leister Ruth Leister
1988 Adrian N. Woolley
Susan M. Woolley
1990 Marian E. Pearce
Trevor R. T. Pearce
1997-2000+ Ian C. Bowley
Petrina W. Bowley

27 Mill Road (6 Malling Hill Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1905 Alfred Grieves J. Surgey
1911 Alfred Grieves Harold Hatchman (26)
.
Gladys Dorothy Hatchman (23)
Harold Thomas Hatchman (1)
Herbert William Gale (14)
Ernest Frederic Gale (12)
Bakery and confectionery worker. b. Lewisham
Wife. b. Lewes
.
Son. b. Chichester
.
Boarder. House boy (domestic) b. Lewes
Boarder. School. b Lewes
1913-14 Alfred Grieves William Wicks
Dec. 1914 Alfred Grieves Surgey (tenant in 1905) Rent 8/- a week.
Market value assessed as £250
1916-17 Thomas Henry Proffitt-White,
Charles James
1920-21 Joseph Clarke
1922-38 Sidney Mountford
Sept 1939 Emily Mountford (61)
Alfred Mountford (30)
Widow. Unpaid domestic duties
Single. Driver, mechanic light lorry
1951-2 Mrs E.J. Mountford
1964 Harry Winter
1968 Arthur H. Winter
1970 Harold W. M. Vaughan
1972 Stuart Plunkett
1974 James R.W. Hunter
Alexandra C. Hunter
1982 Amanda J. Sanders
Donald T. Sanders
Douglas G. Sanders
1984 Connie Gregory
Alison L. Gregory
1988-2000+ Connie Gregory

29 Mill Road (7 Malling Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1905 Alfred Grieves W. Dutton
1906 Alfred Grieves William James Biddle
1907 Alfred Grieves Thomas Blore
1910 Alfred Grieves Frank Gale
1911 (2 households: Cox in 3 rooms; Gale in 2 rooms) Alfred Grieves Emma June Cox (33)
Jack Maurice Cox (9)
Roland Frank Cox (7)
Florence Kathleen Cox (5)
Eileen Cox (5 months)
Frank Gale (51)
.
Emma Jane Gale (51)*
Rose Annie Gale (19)
Florence Grace Gale (9)
Widow. Laundress. b. Lewes
Son. b. Brighton
.
Son. b. Brighton
.
Daughter. b. Brighton
.
.
Daughter. b. Lewes
.
Labourer (painting worker) b. Lewes
Wife. b. Lewes
.
Daughter. Single. b. Lewes
Daughter. b. Lewes
.
*Married 34 years; 12 children; 11 living
Dec. 1914 Alfred Grieves Gale Rent 8/- a week.
Market value assessed as £250
1939 Emma Gale (80)
Frank Gale (57)
.
George Todman (32)
Sarah Jane Todman (33)
Ernest Hockley (33)
Widow. Householder
Royal Navy pensioner. Married
General labourer, cement works
Household duties.
.
Groom. Single
Feb 1947 George W. Todman George W. Todman
1964 Mrs S. J. Todman Mrs S. J. Todman
1977 Mrs S. J. Todman Sarah J. Todman,
John R. Beck,
Gillian M. Beck
 

 

1986 John R. Beck
Gillian M. Beck
1995-2000+ John R. Beck

31 Mill Road (8 Malling Hill Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1904 Mrs Caroline Halliday Of Bickenhall Mansions, London.
Bought from Alfred Grieves for £250
1906 Caroline Halliday Frederick Goody Later moved to 8 then 15 then 14 then 4 MHV
1907 Caroline Halliday J. C. H. Martin
1911 Caroline Halliday Herbert John Lower (24)
Elizabeth Lower (24)
Dorothy Lower (2)
Herbert Frank Lower (2 months)
Frederic Crowhurst (22)
Domestic groom. b. Lewes
Wife. b. Lewes
.
Daughter. b. Lewes
.
Son. b. Lewes
.
.
Boarder. Single. Traction engine labourer
Dec. 1914 Caroline Halliday John Smith Rent 7/6 a week.
Market value assessed at £220
1920 T. J. Bowles Rent 7/- a week, to be increased to 9/10 a week from September 1920
1924-25 D. Burgess
1929-30 Frederick Farrant
1932-34 Robert Bourne
1939 Robert Bourne (79)
Frances Bourne (75)
Retired publican.

Housewife.

1951-2-1974+ Miss W.N. Luck Helper at the Christian Alliance of Women and Girls.
1977 Peter K. Roberts
Rosemary M. Roberts
1982-2000+ Norma Allen
Richard L. Allen

33 Mill Road (9 Malling Hill Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1904 Caroline Halliday Of Bickenhall Mansions, London.
Bought from Alfred Grieves for £250
1906 Caroline Halliday James Charles Berry
1911 Caroline Halliday Thomas J Tester (37)
Edith Mary Tester (38)
Rose Elizabeth Tester (16)
Thomas James Tester (14)
Edith Tester (11)
George William Tester (9)
Alfred Henry Tester (4)
Louise Tester (2)
Robert John Tester (1 month)
Laundry engineer. b. Hove
Wife. Ironer (laundry). b. Brighton
Daughter. b. Hove
.
Son. School. b. Hove
.
Daughter. School. b. Hove
Son. b. Hove
.
Son. b. Hove
.
Daughter. b. Hove
.
Son. b. Lewes
Dec. 1914 Caroline Halliday Tester Market value assessed at £250
1920 T.J. Tester Rent 7/- a week, to be increased to 9/10 a week from September 1920
Sept 1939 James T. Tester (TJ?) (65)
Edith M. Tester (66)
Florence Pope (23)
Engine warehouseman
.
Wife. Laundry worker ironer
Laundry worker drier
1951-2 James T. Tester
1955 Dennis Leister Dennis Leister
1968 Thomas R. Pettit At number 17 in 1977
1969-74+ J. Pettit
1977-2000+ Marie J. Brown
Michael Brown

35 Mill Road (10 Malling Hill Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1907 William Weller Frederick Goody Moved from No. 8 MHV
1911 William Weller Albert Moon (35)
.
Mabel Hannah Moon (31)
Harry Moon (38)
Horse driver (mineral van) b. Firle
Wife. b. Chichester
.
Brother. Farm labourer. b. Firle
Dec. 1914 William Weller Albert Moon 7/6 a week rent.
Market value assessed at £235
1936-38 Frank Verrall
1938-40 Cecil Robert David Musk
Sept 1939 Doris M. Musk (35)
Joyce BM Sutton (27)
Kathleen LV Gillett (11)
+ 3 redacted
Married. Unpaid domestic duties.
Single. Telephonist.
.
At school
1951-2 – 1974+ Herbert P. Howard
1977 John W. Chapman,
Elsie C. Howard,
Jane Urry
1979 Daphne N. Dixon
1982 Michael J. Fox
Daphne N. Dixon
Police officer
1986 Daphne Fox
Michael J. Fox
1990 Tobias J. Dixon
Katherine Dixon
Daphne Fox
Michael J. Fox
1999 Daphne Fox
Michael J. Fox

37 Mill Road (11 Malling Hill Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1907 William Weller Frederick Moreton
1911 William Weller George Whitfield (61)
Sarah Whitfield (50)
Harry Whitfield (19)
.
Frank Whitfield (17)
.
May Whitfield (14)
Annie Whitfield (11)
Laundry Van man. b. Waltham
Wife. b. Hawley, Hants
Son. Single. Laundry van man. b. Wellingham
Son. Single. Porter in iron foundry. b. Old Malling
Daughter. b. Old Malling
Daughter. School. b. Old Malling
Dec. 1914 William Weller Whitfield 7/6 a week rent.
Market value assessed at £235
1936-38 Frank Whitfield
Sept 1939 Grace M. Whitfield (43)
Frances G. Clinton (12)
Edward A. Whitfield (10)
Frank W. Whitfield (9)
+ 3 redacted
Married. Unpaid domestic duties
At school
.
At school
.
At school
1951-2 -1982+ Frank Whitfield
Grace M. Whitfield
Edward A. Whitfield
1984 Helen J. Turner
Ian A. Turner
1993 Christopher Collinson
Maisie Collinson
1995 Simon C. Thomason

39 Mill Road (12 Malling Hill Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1905 William Weller
1910 William Weller William Norman
1911 William Weller William Norman (30)
Elizabeth Norman (39)
Henry Hemsley (62)
Elizabeth Hemsley (62)
Carman at laundry. b. Rodmell
Wife. b. Ringmer.
.
Boarder. Mushroom grower. b. Ringmer
Boarder. b. Lewes
Dec. 1914 William Weller Frederick Morton 7/6 a week rent.
Market value assessed at £235
1916-17 Mrs Holder
1920-21 Alfred Eade
1938 George Frederick Townshend
Sept 1939 George F. Townshend (30)
Kathleen Townshend (30)
Bryan G. Townshend (2)
General engineers Chief Clerk
Unpaid domestic duties
Under school age
1951-2 George F. Townshend
1960 Miss Weller A relative of the original developer?
1974 Paul R. Hulatt
1977 Jane L.  Barton
1988 Anthony C. Bennett,
Sian Saunders
1993 Constance Owen
1995-2000+ Constance Owen
Miriam C. Owen

41 Mill Road (13 Malling Hill Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1905 William Weller
1910 William Weller Mrs W. T. Martin
1911 William Weller Jane Martin (47)
.
.
Venetia Winton Martin (20)
Widow. Private means b. Bramley, Hants
Daughter. Single. b. Lewes
Dec. 1914 William Weller Martin 7/6 a week rent.
Market value assessed at £235
1916-17 Albert Ellis
1932-34 D. Luck
Sept 1939 Cecil A. Taylor (36)
Alice J. Taylor (37)
Derek J. Taylor (5)
+ 1 redacted
Bakers roundsman motor driver
Unpaid domestic duties
At school
1951-2 Cecil A. Taylor
1964 Ronald Guile
Sandra M. Guile
Debra J. Guile
1990-2000+ Ronald Guile

43 Mill Road (14 Malling Hill Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1905 William Weller
1910 William Weller Mrs Vallett
1911 William Weller Jesse Pannett (27)
Ethel Pannett (25)
Joan Pannett (5 weeks)
Brewers Clerk. b. Lewes
Wife. b. Bexhill
.
Daughter. b. Lewes
1913-14 William Weller F. Goody Moved from 15 MHV?
Dec. 1914 William Weller F. Goody 7/6 a week rent.
Market value assessed at £235
1916-17 Thomas K. Farncombe
1920-21 Frederick Goody Moved back?
1934-36 David W. Rees
1936-38 Albert Moon
Sept 1939 Albert Moon (64)
.
Mabel H. Moon (59)
Hubert Moon (24)
Mabel E. Elliott (24)
Mineral water salesman
Unpaid domestic duties
Plumber and hot water fitter. Single
Daily domestic. Single
(Moons at 35 Mill Road in 1911)
1951-2 Albert Moon
1957 Arthur C. Snell
1964 Robert J. Steer
1974 Christopher R. Scoble
1977 Angela L. Hathaway
Richard R. Hathaway
Angela L. Hathaway
Richard R. Hathaway
1988-2000+ Bridget M. I. Rose Bridget M. I. Rose Civil engineer, ESCC

45 Mill Road (15 Malling Hill Villas)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1905 William Weller
1911 William Weller Frederick Goody (41)
.
Emily Jane Goody (48)
Clerk in a Gas Company. b. Kenley, Surrey
Wife. b. Stapleford, Wiltshire
1914 William Weller Miss M. Bennett 8/- a week rent.
Market value assessed at £260.
Large conservatory
1920-21 Stephen Homewood
1922-30 Mrs Spurling
1934-36 Robert Hill Shennan
Sept 1939 Robert H. Shennan (33)
Kathleen Shennan (28)
Hugh PJ Rogers (28)
General fitter and driver Heavy worker
Housewife
.
Single. Soft furnishing salesman
1951-2 – 1979+ Robert H. Shennan
Kathleen Shennan
 

 

1984-2000+ John D.S. Broadhurst John D.S. Broadhurst
Bridget M. I. Rose (to 1990)
Marketing director.
Bought in a probate sale

2 Mill Road (4 Council Cottages)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1929-30 East Sussex CC Alexander Frank King
Sept 1939 Alexander Frank King (39)
Gladys J. King (33)
.
+ 4 redacted
General labourer. ARP ESCC
Unpaid domestic duties
1951-57 Alex F. King
1960 Roy Puttick
1966-2000 Daniel B. Cobb
Evelyn Cobb

 

4 Mill Road (3 Council Cottages)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1929 East Sussex CC Arthur Sharp
Sept 1939 Arthur G. Sharp (42)
Ethel B. Sharp (37)
.
Richard Jenner (72)
.
+ 1 redacted
Steam lorry driver
Unpaid domestic duties
Lime works labourer, retired
1957 Arthur Sharp
1964 Derek W. Bacon
1973 Victor C. Miller
1979 Derek A. Mackintosh
Teresa Mackintosh
1986 Alan S. Arnold
Davina E.D. Arnold
1990 David Gardner
Frank S. Gardner

6 Mill Road (2 Council Cottages)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1929-30 East Sussex CC George Charles Bryant
Sept 1939 George C. Bryant (39)
.
Gertrude E. Bryant (39)
Geoffrey GR Bryant (12)
Lorry driver and fitter’s mate. ARP ESCC
Unpaid domestic duties
At school
1952 George C Bryant
1957-2000 Brian T. Green
Agnes J. Green

 8 Mill Road (1 Council Cottages)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1929-30 East Sussex CC Samuel James Lee
Sept 1939 Samuel J. Lee (55)
Minnie Lee (54)
.
Horace J. Lee (16)
Eric R. Lee (13)
James Lee (82)
Blacksmith
Unpaid domestic duties
Labourer
At school
Labourer, retired
1952 Samuel J Lee
1957-2000 Kenneth C. Jarrett
Anne Jarrett

 8a Mill Road

A dwelling erected in the garden of 8 Mill Road. An archaeological watching brief was prepared in September 2010, as a condition of permission being granted.

10 Mill Road (Sunnybrae)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
May 1931 Mr C Painter
Sept 1939 Charles Painter Charles Painter (43)
.
Frances Painter (38)
Richard Short (77)
Clifford Morfee (6)
Bernard Chapman (4)
+ 1 redacted
Motor repair works foreman. ARP part time
Housewife
.
Butcher, retired
At school
At school
1952 Charles Painter Charles Painter
1957 Alfred M.P. Wilson
1960 Alfred Godfrey
1962 Mrs Zilla Williams
1982 Gillian M. Hunt
Martin J. Hunt
2000 Catherine J. Castle
Garry C. Taylor

12 Mill Road (South Winds)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
Oct 1931 Mssrs H Milham & Sons
1934 Harry Milham Arthur Beeforth Arthur Beeforth later at number 14
Sept 1939 Harry Milham Harry Milham (55)
.
Jane Milham (65)
.
Mary Regan (Rougarey) (11)
.
.
.
.
.
James F. Dodd (30)
+ 1 redacted
Brick-maker and layer
Unpaid domestic duties
At school. Identified as an evacuee. Original entry is Regan; later altered to Rougarey (possibly Lougarey) apparently in 1957.
Groom (army during WW2)
Harry Milham married Jane Dodd in 1939.
Jane Milham worked at the Laundry.
Harry Milham died in a motor cycle accident during the war
1951 Jane Milham Mrs J Milham
James F. Dodd
Nellie Dodd
1957 Jane Milham Mrs J. Milham
1962-2000 James F. Dodd James J. Dodd
Mark Dodd
Hollie Dodd
Stella G. Dodd

 

14 Mill Road (Dorarth)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
Oct 1931-1940 Mssrs H Milham & Sons
Sept 1939 Arthur Beeforth Arthur Beeforth (30)
.
Doris Beeforth (35)
.
+ 1 redacted
Chief clerk, building society. Local Aux. Fire Service.
Unpaid domestic duties.
A ‘Mrs Beeforth’ returned to teaching at Mountfield Rd Boys (Elliston p 35) Was that Doris?
1957 Arthur Beeforth Arthur Beeforth
Doris Beeforth
Trevor Beeforth
1960 Cyril H. Evans
Mavis Evans
3 children
1966 Henry Stephenson
1969 L.B.M. Stevenson
1973-2000 Charles A. Ellis
Merrilyn Ellis

16 Mill Road (Wyndgates)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
Feb 1932 Mr P.R Wicks Purchased from the trustees of Robert Hillman’s will in 1931 for £50 (16 and 18 Mill Road).
PR Wicks (b. c 1885) builders. Yard in Sun Street. Employed c 200 people. Did work for the Woolfs at Monks House.
1934-36 P.R. Wicks William C. Gatcombe
Sept 1939 P.R. Wicks John W. Doughty (71)
.
Desmond Banks (16).
Gladys W. Frith (Doughty) (40)+ 1 redacted
Restaurant (?) superintendent, retired.
At school (relative of PR Wicks)
Unpaid domestic duties
1951-57 P.R. Wicks Mrs A Faulkner
1961 Kenneth Percy Wicks,
Johanna Maria Wicks
Kenneth P. Wicks Building foreman. Son of PR Wicks. Returned from Australia 1961.
Ownership transferred by deed of gift from father to son and his wife, October 1961.
1977 Geoffrey Wicks Geoffrey A. Wicks
Johanna M. Wicks
Kenneth P. Wicks
1984-2000 Geoffrey Wicks Geoffrey A. Wicks
Pamela A. Wicks
Bought from Johanna M. Wicks.

 

18 Mill Road (Cresswell)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
Feb 1932 Mr P.R. Wicks Also built 16 Mill Road (see above)
1934-36 Mr P.R. Wicks William J. Twort
Sept 1939 Mr P.R. Wicks Frederick Jenkins (28)
.
Gwendoline D Jenkins (23)
Shopkeeper – newsagent / tobacconist
Unpaid domestic duties
1951-52 Mr P.R. Wicks Stanley T Weaver
1957 Dennis Wicks Dennis F.R. Wicks
Jean A. Wicks
Simon J. Wicks
Son of P.R. Wicks
1979 Kathleen M. Glennon
Joseph P. Glennon
Michael J. Glennon
2000 Helen Skelton
Kathleen M. Glennon

 

20 Mill Road (Thiseldo)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
Nov 1931 Mr A.E. Rawles
1938-40 Archibald William Briggs
Sept 1939 George Brown (65)
Mary Brown (66)
Rebecca Brown (46)
Retired railway signalman
Incapacitated
Unpaid domestic duties. Single
1934-36 A.W. Briggs
1951-52 Mrs ES Briggs
1957 George Whitfield
1968 Eileen J. Stevenson
Kenneth R. Stevenson
1982-2000 Barbara A. Ryan
Harold E.J. Ryan

22 Mill Road (Wendy)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
Feb 1932 Mr H Hindon Mr H Hindon Harry Hindon grew up in Hastings; moved from Waterloo Place.Served in the army in WW1: survived unscathed; Home Guard 1940-44. Served printer apprenticeship post WW1
Sept 1939 Henry Hindon Henry Hindon (41)
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.
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Gladys M Hindon (38)
Marie L. Hayward (Donovan) (12)
+ 1 redacted
Letterpress machine minder at Lewes Press in Friars Walk (present NHS building). Harry was the foreman printer.
Unpaid domestic duties.
At school. Identified as evacuee (Original entry is Donovan; later altered to Hayward, apparently in 1949).
The Hindons hosted 3 evacuees. One (Eileen) remained in Lewes and married locally
1951-52 Henry Hindon Henry Hindon
Gladys Hindon
Harry and Gladys had no children. They kept a large garden and grew vegetables
1977 Gladys Hindon Gladys M. Hindon Gladys was nicknamed Wendy – after the house name. She died in 1997, aged 96, in a residential home, where she moved after Harry’s death.
1988 Robert J. Bell,
Janet A. Bell
Robert J. Bell
Janet A. Bell
2001 Justine Horton Justine (Dodie) Horton

 

24 Mill Road (Erzanmyne)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
Feb 1931 Mr AS Ellis
Sept 1939 Albert Ellis Albert Stephen Ellis (49)
Lilian Ellis (54)
Plumber
.
Household duties
Oct 1944 Albert Ellis
1951-52 Albert Ellis Albert Ellis
Mrs EF Bending
Now in 2 flats: 24 and 24a
1957 Rev D.H. Hall Rev Hall
Mrs Bending
Flat 24
Flat 24a
Oct 1962 Captain R. Stone
1964 Rev H. Llewellyn
Mrs Bending
Flat 24
Flat 24a
1966 John H. R. Blount
Mrs Bending
Flat 24
Flat 24a
1968 John H.R. Blount
R. Bailey
Flat 24
Flat 24a
1971 John H.R. Blount
M. Manser-Hawkesworth
Flat 24
Flat 24a
1973 John H.R. Blount
Enid Blount
Now one household
1984 Angela M. Chapman
Ralph H. Chapman
2001 Dianna M. Gunnell
Jeremy M. Simcock

26 Mill Road (Spithurst)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
Sept 1931 Mr D.B. Parris
Sept 1939 David Parris David B Parris (59)
Mabel Parris (54)
Mary J Barnes (73)
Retired dairy farmer
Home duties
Home duties. Widowed
1951-57 Mrs S Sutherland
1962 Peter S. White
1970 Jack S.R. Phillips
1977 Anne L. Ives
Derrick B. Ives
1984 – 2000 Carol Archer
Michael D. Archer

 

28 Mill Road (Roman Way)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1979 – 2000 Brian Bennett Brian L. Bennett
Phyllis I. Bennett

 

30 Mill Road (Crickets)

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1993 – 2000 Andrew Thrower Andrew S. Thrower
Dorothy J. Thrower

 

32 Mill Road

Date Owner Occupier Notes
1993 – 2000 John Bradbury Eileen Bradbury
John F. Bradbury