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A Many-sided Man: J C Hawkshaw of Hollycombe, by W. R. Trotter, published January 1985 in West Sussex History, the Journal of West Sussex Archives Society (no. 30, article, p.1) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 16404/30] & The Keep [LIB/500481]

Field Notes: Milland furnace, Milland, West Sussex, compiled by J. S. Hodgkinson, published 1992 in Wealden Iron Research Group (Second Series No. 12, report, pp.2-13, ISSN: 0266-4402) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 16400] & The Keep [LIB/506560]   Download PDF

Memorials of Wars 2: The Tuxlith Tracts, In Two World Wars, These Men from Rake, Milland, Lynch, Iping and Chithurst Died, Securing and Defending Freedom for others , by Leslie Lloyd, published 1995 (Friends of Tuxlith Chapel) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

Tuxlith Tracts. Vol. 1. 2nd Ed, The Chapel and Chapelry of Tuxlith, by Leslie Lloyd, published 1996 (published by the author) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 13314] & West Sussex Libraries
originally based on a talk to the Rogate Society, 19th June, 1995

The Liberty of St John in Milland, by Roger Chatterton-Newman, published April 1996 in West Sussex History, the Journal of West Sussex Archives Society (no. 57, article, p.14) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 16404/57] & The Keep [LIB/500484]

Milland, the Book, by Val Porter, Leslie Lloyd and Isabella Morton-Smith, published 2003 (Milland Memories Group) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

Milland: Living Memories, by Valerie Porter, published 2003 (248 pp., Milland Memories Group) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15089]

Field Notes: Minepits in Milland, West Sussex, compiled by J. S. Hodgkinson, published 2006 in Wealden Iron Research Group (Second Series No. 26, report, pp.2-5, ISSN: 0266-4402) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/506573]   Download PDF

The Florances and Hollycombe School, by Janet Bettger, published June 2016 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 22 no. 2, article, pp.69-72) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 15860] & The Keep [LIB/509232]
Harry Edmund FLORANCE was born in 1844 in Chichester to Edmund FLORANCE Jnr and Jane READ. He had an older sister Frances and another sister Emma Sophia who was born in 1846 in Little London, Chichester. To give you a little more background I have included the following information on Harry's early days. The FLORANCEs were well established brewers of The Lion Brewery St. Pancras Chichester beginning with Christopher FLORANCE from 1773- 1818 then Edmund Snr 1818-1845 and continuing with his son William Adames Florance 1845-1869.

In 1867 aged 23, he married Lucy Ester LEDAMUN at St Andrews Church in Chichester and his occupation was School Master. By 1871 he and Lucy had moved to St Fagan's Schoolhouse in Aberdare Merthyr Tyfil in Wales and were certified school master and mistress. Their first child Margaret Elizabeth was born in 1867. In June 1872 Harry and Lucy took up their duties as Headmaster and Headmistress at Hollycombe School. Until then the school had been 'conducted' by uncertified Masters and Mistresses. When it was built in 1869 by Sir John Hawkshaw of Hollycombe House, in memory of his children Ada, Oliver and Mary who died of Smallpox, there were 2 classrooms and a lobby and just 32 pupils. When Harry and Lucy took over, the pupil numbers had risen to 87 (of the lower 44, 12 could read and write indifferently and 20 knew simply nothing, not even the alphabet).

Trotton (Tuxlith and Milland) Parish Register, published (no date) by the Sussex Family History Group and Parish Register Transcription Society (Ref: SXW41, CD-ROM)
Baptisms and Burials 1571-1880, Banns 1755-1809, Marriages 1571-1901. Milland St Luke 1825-1901. Tuxlith Chapel 1581-1721. Indexed Transcription. Includes 57 photographs.- Vol.41.