The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Historical records

26th Feb 1839Boarshead, Sussex - 1839Thomas Wickens (occupier and owner)Thomas Wickens, cordwinderHomestead, House Garden Shop etc. (0 acres 2 roods 27 perches) plot 2176Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Wickens, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born SussexThomas Wickens, cordwinderBoarshead Street [Fairlea]1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Frances Wickens, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexFrances Wickens [Hidger]
James Wickens, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexJames Wickens
James Wickens, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexJames Wickens
Ann Wickens, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexAnna Leeney [Wickens]
Frances Wickens, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexFrances Heasman [Wickens]
Charlotte Wickens, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexCharlotte Taylor [Wickens]
Thomas Wickens, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexThomas Sawyer Wickens
Joseph Wickens, M, [Son], age 11, born SussexJoseph Wickens
George Wickens, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexGeorge Wickens, innkeeper and shoemaker
Eliza Hider, F, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation ServantEliza Hider
Isaac Leaney, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation Shoe maker's apprenticeIsaac Leaney
Alfred Smith, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: shoe maker's apprenticeAlfred Smith

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 4 people; occupation CordwinderThomas Wickens, cordwinderBoarshead Street [Fairlea]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Wife; occupation CordwinderFrances Wickens [Hidger]
Daughter; occupation CordwinderFrances Heasman [Wickens]
Son; occupation Shoe makerJoseph Wickens
Son; occupation CordwinderGeorge Wickens, innkeeper and shoemaker
Apprentice; occupation: cordwinderAlfred Dadswell, painter

7th Apr 1861CensusThomas Wickens, M, Head, married, age 67, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: shoemakerThomas Wickens, cordwinderBoarshead Street [Fairlea]1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Frances Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Withyham, SussexFrances Wickens [Hidger]
Emma Hoath, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: house servantEmma Hoath
William Dadswell, M, Apprentice, single, age 15, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker's apprenticeWilliam Wickenden Dadswell, master shoe maker

2nd Apr 1911CensusJohn Powell, M, Head, married, age 48, born Wallingford, Berkshire; occupation: watch and clock makerJohn Powell, watch and clock makerFair Lea, South View Road1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
Sarah Anne Powell, F, Wife, married 21 years, age 44, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: apartment housekeeperSarah Anne Powell
Barbara Powell, F, Daughter, single, age 5, born Crowborough, SussexBarbara Powell
Ellen Lawrence, F, Boarder, single, age 59, born Bath; occupation: private meansEllen Lawrence
Marion Lawrence, F, Boarder, single, age 49, born Abbey Road St Johns Road, London; occupation: private meansMarion Lawrence
Sibyl Nevin, F, Boarder, single, age 35, born Termon Co Tynne; occupation: deaconess (Mildway)Sibyl Nevin

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