The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Oresnash [a.k.a. 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
Elizabeth Moon, F, [Daughter], age 40 to 44, born SussexElizabeth Moon
Emily Moon, F, [Grand-daughter], age 12, born SussexEmily Moon
Mary Moon, F, [Grand-daughter], age 10, born SussexMary Moon
John Moon, M, [Son], age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Moon
Rhoda Moon, F, [Daughter-in-law], age 25 to 29, born SussexRhoda Moon
Charles Moon, M, [Grand-son], age 10, born SussexCharles Moon
John Moon, M, [Grand-son], age 7, born SussexJohn Moon
William Moon, M, [Grand-son], age 6, born SussexWilliam Moon
Sarah Moon, F, [Grand-daughter], age 4, born SussexSarah Chapman [Moon]
Ann Moon, F, [Grand-daughter], age 10 months, born SussexAnn Moon
John Roberts, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJohn Roberts
David Roberts, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerDavid Roberts

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 3 people; occupation: farmerJohn MoonOresnash1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeRhoda Moon
SonJohn Moon
Son; occupation: scholarWilliam Moon
Daughter; occupation: scholarSarah Chapman [Moon]
Daughter; occupation: scholarAnn Moon
Son; occupation: scholarStephen Moon, engine driver of thrashing machine
DaughterMary Best [Moon]
DaughterRhoda Dadswell [Moon]
SonAmos Samuel Moon
Servant; 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
Charles Moon, M, Son, married, age 30, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation: wheelwrightCharles Moon
William Moon, M, Son, widowed, age 26, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: farmer's sonWilliam Moon
Mary Moon, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Buxted, SussexMary Best [Moon]
Rhoda Moon, F, Daughter, age 14, born Buxted, SussexRhoda Dadswell [Moon]
Amos Moon, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield, SussexAmos Samuel Moon
Naomi Moon, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield, SussexNaomi Packham [Moon]
Elizabeth Moon, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield, SussexEmily Elizabeth Dadswell [Moon]
Edwin Best, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantEdwin Best, farmer
John Roberts, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carterJohn Roberts
John Parker, M, Servant, single, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Parker
Sarah Moon, F, Granddaughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Moon
Sarah 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
Rhoda Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Buxted, SussexRhoda Dadswell [Moon]
Sarah 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
Ann Hollamby, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Isfield, SussexAnne Hollamby [Ford]
Albert Hollamby, M, Son, age 5, born Isfield, SussexAlbert Hollamby
Mary J Hollamby, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Jane Hollamby
Martha Hollamby, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexMartha Hollamby
Eli 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
Amos S Moon, M, Son, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, SussexAmos Samuel Moon
Emily E Moon, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, SussexEmily Elizabeth Dadswell [Moon]
Anna Best, F, Granddaughter, age 6, born Rotherfield, SussexAnne Best
John Roberts, M, Servant, single, age 31, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantJohn Roberts
John 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
Harriett Moon, F, Wife, married, age 32, born RotherfieldHarriett Moon [Tester]
Ellen Marchant, F, Visitor, age 7, born RotherfieldEllen Marchant
Elizabeth Ann Marchant, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Rotherfield; occupation: general servantElizabeth Ann Marchant
John 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
Amy Harriett Rogers, F, Wife, married, age 49, born RotherfieldAmey Harriett Rogers [Dadswell]
Thomas Rogers, M, Son, single, age 17, born RotherfieldThomas Rogers
William Rogers, M, Son, single, age 14, born RotherfieldWilliam Rogers, waggoner
Harriett Rogers, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarHarriett Rogers
Frank Rogers, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarFrank Rogers
Alfred Rogers, M, Son, age 4, born RotherfieldAlfred Rogers
Amos 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
Ellen Sands, F, Wife, married, age 19, born UckfieldEllen Sands [Stevens]
William Sands, M, Son, age 2, born RotherfieldWilliam Sands
Robert 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
Harriet Moon, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriett Moon [Tester]
John 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
Amy Harriet Rogers, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Rotherfield, SussexAmey Harriett Rogers [Dadswell]
Frank Rogers, M, Son, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerFrank Rogers
Amos 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
Mary Ann Hedges, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Withyham, SussexMary Ann Hedges
James Hedges, M, Son, single, age 14, born Shipbourne, Kent; occupation: farm labourerJames Hedges
Eleanor Hedges, F, Daughter, age 11, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarEleanor Hedges
Edith 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

2nd Apr 1911CensusFrank Relf, M, Head, married, age 43, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeperFrank Relf, gamekeeperOrznash Cottage, Withyham1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Jane Relf, F, Wife, married 10 years, age 31, born Bristol, SomersetElizabeth Jane Relf
Evelyn Jane Relf, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield, SussexEvelyn Jane Relf
Edith Lucy Relf, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield, SussexEdith Lucy Relf
Elsie Kirby Relf, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, SussexElsie Kirby Relf
Dora Francis Relf, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexDora Francis Relf
Annie Kezia Wood, F, Servant, age 14, born Chelwood Common, Sussex; occupation: general servantAnnie Kezia Wood

2nd Apr 1911CensusEli Baldwin, M, Head, married, age 43, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEli Baldwin, farm labourerOrznash Cottage, Withyham1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Alice Baldwin, F, Wife, married 8 years, age 38, born Crowborough, SussexAlice Baldwin
Fredrick Baldwin, M, Son, age 7, born Withyham, SussexFredrick Baldwin

2nd Apr 1911CensusErnest Edward Card, M, Head, Married, age 36, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerErnest Edward Card, farm labourerOrznash Cottage, Withyham1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Ann Card, F, Wife, Married 11 years, age 32, born Withyham, SussexSarah Ann Card [Pentecost]

2nd Apr 1911CensusJohn Batchelor, M, Head, married, age 30, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: waggoner on farmJohn Batchelor, waggoner on farmOrznash Cottage, Withyham1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ada Batchelor, F, Wife, married 4 years, age 24, born Crowborough, SussexAda Batchelor
Authur Batchelor, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexAuthur Batchelor
Amy Batchelor, F, Daughter, age 2, born Withyham, SussexAmy Batchelor
Doris Batchelor, F, Daughter, age 10 months, born Rotherfield, SussexDoris Batchelor
Frank Rhoder, M, Brother-in-law, age 13, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: schoolFrank Rhoder

2nd Apr 1911CensusArthur P O'Halloran, M, Head, single, age 46, born Black Rock Cork, Ireland; occupation: farmerArthur P O'Halloran, farmerOrznash Farm, Withyham1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Richard J O'Halloran, M, Brother, single, age 39, born Black Rock Cork, Ireland; occupation: partner of aboveRichard J O'Halloran

2001TodayOrznash Farm

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