Battle and District
                 Historical Society


Notable Estates and Buildings with some Occupants’ information

1. Estates with some Occupants’ Information

1.1 Ashburnham

1.2 Beauport

Also see paper about Hon. James Murray, section J

1.3 Normanhurst and the Brasseys

1.4 Brede Place, its History and Families
Clare Sheridan lived partly at Brede Place and she has some coverage in Section L. Also see section M for a paper about Stephen Crane

1.5 The Carters and Lamberts of Telham Court
The web page gives more information on Samuel Carter and his family including a link to a detailed biography of Carter

1.6 Rose Green

1.7 Two Years in the life of Philip Papillon (and his Copy Book)

1.8 Great Sanders – Sedlescombe

1.9 Great Wigsell

1.10 Oaklands and the Combe family

1.11 Crowhurst Park and the Papillon Family

1.12 The Ronalds-Carter family in 19th century Battle

Many thanks to Dr Beverley F Ronalds for sending us the above paper

1.13 Socknersh Manor, Brightling

1.14 Brightling Park and the Fullers

2. Specific Occupants of Battle Abbey

2.1 The Duke and Duchess of Cleveland

2.2 Henry Vassall Webster of the Abbey family

2.3 Isaac Ingall –  a very old man

2.4 The Grace family of Battle Abbey

There is an excellent well researched book about the Webster family’s involvement with Battle Abbey between 1721 and 1976 ‘Battle Abbey and the Websters’ by Roy Pryce ISBN 0 9528093 1 1, published in 2005

3. Notable Local Buildings

3.1 Battle Almonry

3.2 Bodiam Castle and its Manor before National Trust ownership

3.3 Battle War Memorials and the Making of the Memorial Hall

3.4 Langton House

The construction and structural histories of local churches are included in their overall histories in Section F:

St Marys  F2.1; Church of the Ascension, Telham F2.2; Methodist Church F3.2; Zion Baptist Church F3.3; Congregational Churches of Battle and Robertsbridge F3.6; and Battle Catholic Church F4.1. 

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