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PublishedTitle, author and references
1902Historical Notes of Withyham, Hartfield and Ashdown Forest by C. N. Suttonp. 162

Historical records

1838CensusHead; occupation: publicanWilliam Crouch, publicanHalf Moon1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: publicanEdward Waite, publicanHalf Moon Public House1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
1838CensusWife; belongs to Withyham ParishOlive Waite
1838Census5 children Waite

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation FarrierJoseph Dier, farmer and veterinary surgeonnear The Half Moon1838 Census
Crowborough Warren and Lye Green, Sussex
1838CensusWife; belongs to Withyham ParishAnn Dier
1838CensusMark Dier
1838CensusJohn S. Dier

1838Occupation TenantEdward WaiteHalf Moon InnSutton's Historical Notes

1841Occupation TenantWilliam CrouchHalf Moon InnSutton's Historical Notes

1841Occupation TenantMrs CrouchHalf Moon InnSutton's Historical Notes

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Crouch, M, Head, age 52, born Sussex; occupation: innkeeperGeorge Crouch, innkeeperHalf Moon1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusSophia Crouch, F, [Wife], age 47, born SussexSophia Crouch
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriet Crouch, F, [Daughter], age 13, born SussexHarriet Crouch
6th Jun 1841CensusRobert Crouch, M, [Son], age 12, born SussexRobert Crouch
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Crouch, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexWilliam Crouch
6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Crouch, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexRichard Crouch
6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Crouch, M, [Father], age 85 to 89, born SussexRichard Crouch
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Allen, M, age 72, born Sussex; occupation: labourerThomas Allen
6th Jun 1841CensusEdward Walter, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation LabourerEdward Walter, farm labourer
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Adams, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: labourerThomas Adams

1851Crouch, Mrs. Sophia; occupation: innkeeperSophia CrouchHalf MoonPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation House servantAnn PayneHalf Moon Inn1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed; occupation: innkeeper and carrierSophia CrouchHalf Moon Inn1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: carrierRobert Crouch
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: ostlerRichard Crouch
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; occupation HawkerThomas Whitehouse

1854Occupation TenantWilliam NormanHalf Moon InnSutton's Historical Notes

1862Occupation TenantThomas Ashdown, wheelwrightHalf Moon InnSutton's Historical Notes

1867Directory entryAshdown Thomas, wheelwright, Friars' gate &, Half MoonHalf MoonPost Office Directory

1872Occupation TenantA. MartinHalf Moon InnSutton's Historical Notes

1874Directory entryAshdown Thomas, wheelwright, Friars' gate, Half MoonHalf MoonPost Office Directory

c 1875Five-hundred Acre Wood, Friars Gate & Mardens Hill, Ashdown Forest - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyHalf Moon Inn

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Martin, M, Head, married, age 36, born Withyham; occupation Licenced VictuallerAlbert MartinHalf Moon Inn1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Martin, F, Wife, married, age 34, born WithyhamSarah Ann Martin [Ashdown]

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Bish, M, Head, married, age 29, born Westmeston; occupation: gardenerWilliam Bish, gardenerHalf Moon Inn1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmily Bish, F, Wife, married, age 23, born CowdenEmily Bish [Ovenden]

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Marden, M, Head, married, age 63, born Hartfield; occupation CarpenterWilliam MardenHalf Moon Inn1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharity Marden, F, Wife, married, age 58, born WithyhamCharity Marden
3rd Apr 1881CensusAmos Marden, M, Son, single, age 30, born Withyham; occupation Farm labourerAmos Marden

3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Tester, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born WithyhamSarah TesterHalf Moon Inn1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMinnie Elliott, F, Servant, age 12, born Surrey; occupation: domestic servantMinnie Elliott
3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Walter, M, Lodger, single, age 10, born WithyhamSamuel Walter

1882Directory entryMartin Albert, Half Moon, Friar's gateHalf Moon, Friar's gateKelly's Directory

1883Occupation TenantMrs MartinHalf Moon InnSutton's Historical Notes

1884Occupation TenantJob BackHalf Moon InnSutton's Historical Notes

5th Apr 1891CensusJob Back, M, Head, married, age 36, born Challock, Kent, occupation: licensed victuallerJob Back, licensed victuallerHalf Moon Inn, Lewes Road1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusMary J Back, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Rodmell, SussexMary J Back
5th Apr 1891CensusGrace Back, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Withyham, Sussex, occupation: scholarGrace Back
5th Apr 1891CensusMabel K Back, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Withyham, Sussex, occupation: scholarMabel K Back
5th Apr 1891CensusArthur Back, M, Son, single, age 5, born Withyham, Sussex, occupation: scholarArthur Back
5th Apr 1891CensusHerbert Back, M, Son, age 4, born Withyham, SussexHerbert Back

1897Occupation TenantEdwin HoathHalf Moon InnSutton's Historical Notes

c 1899Friar's Gate, Ashdown Forest - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyHalf Moon Inn

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