The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Oresnash [als Orznash] Farm  Gillridge Lane    Crowborough  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1931Wealden Iron by Ernest Straker ⇒ p. 257

Historical records

1597FreeholderHumfrey CovertOsenershBuckhurst Terrier
Humfrey Covert, gentleman, holds by Knight's service his manor of Osenersh, 70 acres; bounds:-
  • Margarett Middleton's the Stockette to the North
  • Robert Baker's Gildridge to the South
  • Robert Baker's Itchinge wood to the West
  • Hollybirds brook to the East
Rent 2s. 11 1/2d.

c 1795North of Crowborough, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamHoarsnash

c 1825North of Crowborough, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodHoarsnash

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Moon, M, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: farmerWilliam MoonOrznash1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Moon, F, [Daughter], age 40 to 44, born SussexElizabeth Moon
6th Jun 1841CensusEmily Moon, F, [Grand-daughter], age 12, born SussexEmily Moon
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Moon, F, [Grand-daughter], age 10, born SussexMary Moon
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Moon, M, [Son], age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Moon
6th Jun 1841CensusRhoda Moon, F, [Daughter-in-law], age 25 to 29, born SussexRhoda Moon
6th Jun 1841CensusCharles Moon, M, [Grand-son], age 10, born SussexCharles Moon
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Moon, M, [Grand-son], age 7, born SussexJohn Moon
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Moon, M, [Grand-son], age 6, born SussexWilliam Moon
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Moon, F, [Grand-daughter], age 4, born SussexSarah Chapman [Moon]
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Moon, F, [Grand-daughter], age 10 months, born SussexAnn Moon
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Roberts, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJohn Roberts
6th Jun 1841CensusDavid Roberts, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerDavid Roberts

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 3 people; occupation: farmerJohn MoonOresnash1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeRhoda Moon
30th Mar 1851CensusSonJohn Moon
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarWilliam Moon
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarSarah Chapman [Moon]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarAnn Moon
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarStephen Moon, engine driver of thrashing machine
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary Best [Moon]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterRhoda Dadswell [Moon]
30th Mar 1851CensusSonAmos Samuel Moon
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerJohn Parker, farm labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: retired farmerWilliam MoonOresnash1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex

7th Apr 1861CensusRhoda Moon, F, Head, widowed, age 48, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farmerRhoda MoonOresnash1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusCharles Moon, M, Son, married, age 30, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation: wheelwrightCharles Moon
7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Moon, M, Son, widowed, age 26, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: farmer's sonWilliam Moon
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Moon, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Buxted, SussexMary Best [Moon]
7th Apr 1861CensusRhoda Moon, F, Daughter, age 14, born Buxted, SussexRhoda Dadswell [Moon]
7th Apr 1861CensusAmos Moon, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield, SussexAmos Samuel Moon
7th Apr 1861CensusNaomi Moon, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield, SussexNaomi Packham [Moon]
7th Apr 1861CensusElizabeth Moon, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield, SussexEmily Elizabeth Dadswell [Moon]
7th Apr 1861CensusEdwin Best, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantEdwin Best, farmer
7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Roberts, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carterJohn Roberts
7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Parker, M, Servant, single, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Parker
7th Apr 1861CensusSarah Moon, F, Granddaughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Moon
7th Apr 1861CensusSarah Moon, F, Granddaughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Moon

1867Directory entryMoon Ann (Mrs.), farmer, Orza NashOrza NashPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusDavid T Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 24, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeperDavid Taylor Dadswell, master grocerOrznash Cottages1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusRhoda Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Buxted, SussexRhoda Dadswell [Moon]
2nd Apr 1871CensusSarah H Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 9m, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Harriet Dadswell

2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Hollamby, M, Head, married, age 28, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Hollamby, farm labourerOrznash Cottages1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusAnn Hollamby, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Isfield, SussexAnne Hollamby [Ford]
2nd Apr 1871CensusAlbert Hollamby, M, Son, age 5, born Isfield, SussexAlbert Hollamby
2nd Apr 1871CensusMary J Hollamby, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Jane Hollamby
2nd Apr 1871CensusMartha Hollamby, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexMartha Hollamby
2nd Apr 1871CensusEli Hollamby, M, Son, age 2m, born Rotherfield, SussexEli Hollamby

2nd Apr 1871CensusRhoda Moon, F, Head, widowed, age 58, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer of 100 acres employing 4 men and 1 boyRhoda MoonOrznash Farm House1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusAmos S Moon, M, Son, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, SussexAmos Samuel Moon
2nd Apr 1871CensusEmily E Moon, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, SussexEmily Elizabeth Dadswell [Moon]
2nd Apr 1871CensusAnna Best, F, Granddaughter, age 6, born Rotherfield, SussexAnne Best
2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Roberts, M, Servant, single, age 31, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantJohn Roberts
2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Parker, M, Servant, single, age 43, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm servant; handicap: idiot from birthJohn Parker

1874Directory entryMoon Amos, farmer, Orza NashOrza NashPost Office Directory

c 1875Cooks Corner, Gillridge, Parkgrove & Royal Mires, North of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyOrznash

3rd Apr 1881CensusAmos Samuel Moon, M, Head, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, employs 4 men; occupation: farmerAmos Samuel MoonOrznash1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriett Moon, F, Wife, married, age 32, born RotherfieldHarriett Moon [Tester]
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Marchant, F, Visitor, age 7, born RotherfieldEllen Marchant
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Ann Marchant, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Rotherfield; occupation: general servantElizabeth Ann Marchant
3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Roberts, M, Servant, single, age 39, born Sussex; occupation Farm ServantJohn Roberts

3rd Apr 1881CensusEzra Rogers, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerEzra Rogers, farm labourerOrznash1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusAmy Harriett Rogers, F, Wife, married, age 49, born RotherfieldAmey Harriett Rogers [Dadswell]
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Rogers, M, Son, single, age 17, born RotherfieldThomas Rogers
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Rogers, M, Son, single, age 14, born RotherfieldWilliam Rogers, waggoner
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriett Rogers, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarHarriett Rogers
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrank Rogers, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarFrank Rogers
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Rogers, M, Son, age 4, born RotherfieldAlfred Rogers
3rd Apr 1881CensusAmos Rogers, M, Son, age 2, born RotherfieldAmos Rogers

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Sands, M, Head, married, age 23, born Tonbridge; occupation: carterWilliam Sands, carterOrznash1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Sands, F, Wife, married, age 19, born UckfieldEllen Sands [Stevens]
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Sands, M, Son, age 2, born RotherfieldWilliam Sands
3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert Sands, M, Son, age 2 m, born RotherfieldRobert Sands

1882Directory entryMoon Amos, farmer, Orza NashOrza NashKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusAmos Samuel Moon, M, Head, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerAmos Samuel MoonOrznash1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusHarriet Moon, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriett Moon [Tester]
5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Roberts, M, Servant, single, age 50, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm ServantJohn Roberts

5th Apr 1891CensusEzra Rogers, M, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEzra Rogers, farm labourerOrznash1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusAmy Harriet Rogers, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Rotherfield, SussexAmey Harriett Rogers [Dadswell]
5th Apr 1891CensusFrank Rogers, M, Son, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerFrank Rogers
5th Apr 1891CensusAmos Rogers, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAmos Rogers

5th Apr 1891CensusSamuel Hedges, M, Head, married, age 37, born Guildford, Surrey; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Hedges, farm labourerOrznash1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusMary Ann Hedges, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Withyham, SussexMary Ann Hedges
5th Apr 1891CensusJames Hedges, M, Son, single, age 14, born Shipbourne, Kent; occupation: farm labourerJames Hedges
5th Apr 1891CensusEleanor Hedges, F, Daughter, age 11, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarEleanor Hedges
5th Apr 1891CensusEdith Hedges, F, Daughter, age 9, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdith Hedges

c 1899Gillridge Farm & Orznash, North of Crowborough - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyOrznash

2001TodayOrznash Farm

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