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John Smith, brick maker, son of Jarratt Smith, brick maker and Frances Ann Smith [Uridge]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1830
Born
In the Parish of Hamsey, Sussex
1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
 
6th Jun 1841
Census
At White House Common in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex; John Smith, M, [Son], age 12, born Sussex
1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At Horney Common in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex; Son; occupation: brick maker
1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
 
1853
Birth of a son
John in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
 
c 1853
Married
Ann .....
 
 
1857
Birth of a son
Albert Foster in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
 
1862
Birth of a daughter
Fanny Harriet in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
 
1862
Birth of a daughter
Mary A. in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
 
1867
Birth of a son
George in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
 
1872
Birth of a son
Ernest in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex
1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
 
c 1875
Recollections
At Huggetts Pit
Ashdown Forest dispute
 

During The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 commoners and land owners were interviewed by the solicitor William Raper. Their comments were recorded in a series of notebooks:

Smith, John. Aged 48. (Was out; his wife gave the information.) Brickmaker and road surveyor. Owns Huggetts Pit at Maresfield, say about 13 acres. Bought it about 14 years ago. His Father owned Homey Common brickyard and he succeeded to it on his death about 14 years ago.

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3rd Apr 1881
Census
At Horney Common in the Parish of Maresfield, Sussex; John Smith, M, Head, married, age 51, born Hamsey; occupation: brick maker
1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Smith, Smithe, Smiths, Smyth, Smythe, Smytheat individual records
The ancestral pedigree of John Smith, brick maker
  
 Edmund Smith
farm labourer
m: 12th Dec 1803 St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, SussexMary Bristow 
 b: 1773 Maresfield, Sussex  b: c 1775
  
  
 Jarratt 
 b: 1805 Maresfield, Sussex 
    
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
 Jarratt Smith
brick maker
m: 20th Apr 1827 Holy Cross Church, Uckfield, SussexFrances Ann Uridge 
 b: 1805 Maresfield, Sussex  b: 1805 Chailey, Sussex
  
   
 John Fanny Ann 
 b: 1830 Hamsey, Sussex b: 1841 Maresfield, Sussex 
      
Parental
record
   
   
   
 John Smith
brick maker
m: c 1853Ann 
 b: 1830 Hamsey, Sussex  b: 1833 Ockley, Surrey
  
       
 John Albert Foster Mary A. Fanny Harriet George Ernest 
 b: 1853 Maresfield, Sussex b: 1857 Maresfield, Sussex b: 1862 Maresfield, Sussex b: 1862 Maresfield, Sussex b: 1867 Maresfield, Sussex b: 1872 Maresfield, Sussex 
               
Family
record

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