The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
The Welcome Stranger [a.k.a. Railway Hotel]  Station Road  Jarvis Brook  Crowborough  
Historical records

2nd Apr 1871CensusSaml Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 26, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: innkeeperSamuel Hemsley, hotel keeperRailway Station Hotel1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusKate H Hemsley, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Great Parndon, EssexKate Harriet Hemsley [Trussel]
2nd Apr 1871CensusMary Crowhurst, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: general servantMary Crowhurst
2nd Apr 1871CensusEarnest Trussell, M, Brother, single, age 19, born Parndon, Essex; occupation: ostlerEarnest Trussell
2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Strong, M, Lodger, married, age 36, born Worthing, Sussex; occupation: painter journeymanWilliam Strong
2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Godley, M, Lodger, widowed, age 59, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: innkeeperJohn Godley, innkeeper

1874Directory entryHemsley Samuel, Railway hotelRailway hotelPost Office Directory

c 1875Jarvis Brook, Maynards Gate & The Hall, South East of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyRailway Hotel

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 36, born Buxted; occupation: hotel keeperSamuel Hemsley, hotel keeperCrowborough Station Railway Hotel1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusKate Harriet Hemsley, F, Wife, married, age 35, born EssexKate Harriet Hemsley [Trussel]
3rd Apr 1881CensusTrayton Bearnard Hemsley, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarTrayton Bernard Hemsley
3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel King Hemsley, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarSamuel King Hemsley
3rd Apr 1881CensusEdith Collar, F, Relative, single, age 17, born London, occupation: barmaidEdith Collar
3rd Apr 1881CensusFlora Beatrice White, F, Relative, single, age 13, born Essex; occupation BarmaidFlora Beatrice White
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Barton, M, Serv, single, age 20, born Rotherfield, occupation: ostlerWilliam Barton

1882Directory entryHemsley Samuel, Railway hotelRailway hotelKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusSamuel Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 46, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper and licensed victuallerSamuel Hemsley, hotel keeperRailway Inn, Frogs Hole1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusKate H Hemsley, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Parndon, EssexKate Harriet Hemsley [Trussel]
5th Apr 1891CensusSamuel K Hemsley, M, Son, age 15, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: sadler's apprenticeSamuel King Hemsley
5th Apr 1891CensusHorace H Hemsley, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHorace Henry Hemsley
5th Apr 1891CensusIvo L Hemsley, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, SussexIvo Lionel Hemsley
5th Apr 1891CensusErnest V Hemsley, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexErnest V Hemsley
5th Apr 1891CensusGordon M Hemsley, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexGordon M Hemsley
5th Apr 1891CensusAlice Martin, F, Servant, single, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantAlice Martin
5th Apr 1891CensusFanny Walter, F, Servant, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation BarmaidFanny Walter
5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Wheatley, M, Servant, single, age 23, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: ostlerJohn Wheatley, coachman

1896The Welcome Stranger, Jarvis BrookThe Welcome Stranger, Jarvis Brook, CrowboroughPrivate collection

1906Church Parade, Welcome Stranger, Jarvis BrookChurch Parade, Welcome Stranger, Jarvis Brook, CrowboroughPrivate collection

2nd Apr 1911CensusThomas A. Pay, M, Head, married, age 45, born Ashford, Kent; occupation: licensed victuallerThomas A. Pay, licensed victuallerRailway Hotel, Station Road, Jarvis Brook1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusSarah Pay, F, Wife, married 9 years, age 30, born Eston, Yorkshire; occupation: assistantSarah Pay
2nd Apr 1911CensusAlbert T. Pay, M, Son, single, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolAlbert T. Pay
2nd Apr 1911CensusMary M. Pay, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolMary M. Pay
2nd Apr 1911CensusRose Bailey, F, Sister, single, age 25, born Tibenham, Norfolk; occupation: mother's helpRose Bailey
2nd Apr 1911CensusMay Harman, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general servantMay Harman

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