The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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26th Feb 1839Crowborough Cross, Sussex - 1839William Bryant (occupier and owner)William Bryant, grocerHouse and Garden, Buildings (0 acres 2 roods 20 perches) plot 2066Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Bryant, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: grocerWilliam Bryant, grocerCrowborough1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Bryant, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexAnn Bryant [Billings]

1851Bryant, Wm.; occupation: draper and grocerWilliam Bryant, grocerCross Post Office and Grocer's shopPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: grocerWilliam Bryant, grocerCrowborough1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeAnn Bryant [Billings]
30th Mar 1851CensusGrand-daughterAnna Bryant Gower
30th Mar 1851CensusGrand-daughterSarah Bryant

7th Apr 1861CensusCharles Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: grocer and farmer of 20 acres employing 2 labourersCharles AlcornCrowborough Cross1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusJane Hanah Allcorn, F, Wife, age 28, born Rotherfield, SussexJane Anna Alchorne [Latter]
7th Apr 1861CensusFlora Allcorn, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexFlora Allcorn
7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Down, M, Servant, single, age 43, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: grocer's warehouse manJohn Down
7th Apr 1861CensusEdith Vinall, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: house servantEdith Vinall

1867Directory entryAllcorn Charles, grocer & draper, Crowborough crossCrowborough crossPost Office Directory
POST OFFICE, Crowborough. - Charles Allcorn, receiver. Letters are received through Tunbridge Wells at 9 a.m., dispatched thereto at 5 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Rotherfield

2nd Apr 1871CensusCharles Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master grocer and draperCharles AlcornCrowborough1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusAmelia Allcorn, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, SussexAmelia Jane (Milly) Allcorn [Paige]
2nd Apr 1871CensusFloria Allcorn, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Rotherfield, SussexFlora Allcorn
2nd Apr 1871CensusLaura Allcorn, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarLaura Allcorn
2nd Apr 1871CensusMartin Simmon Mills, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: grocer's assistantMartin Simmon Mills
2nd Apr 1871CensusFanny Peerless, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: general servantFanny Peerless

1874Directory entryCross Post Office and Grocer's shopPost Office Directory
POST OFFICE, Crowborough.-Thomas Bingham, receiver. Letters are received through Tunbridge Wells at 8 a.m.; dispatched thereto at 6.30 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Rotherfield

3rd Apr 1881CensusOwen W. Ellis, M, Head, married, age 48, born Burwash; occupation: draper, grocer and post masterOwen William Ellis, draper, grocer and postmasterPost Office And Grocers Shop1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusSussanah Ellis, F, Wife, married, age 48, born MayfieldSusannah Ellis [Buss]
3rd Apr 1881CensusOwen Edwd. Ellis, M, Son, single, age 20, born Waldron; occupation: shopmanOwen Edward Ellis
3rd Apr 1881CensusVictor F. Ellis, M, Son, single, age 16, born Waldron; occupation: shopmanVictor Fernando Ellis
3rd Apr 1881CensusMinnie C. Ellis, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born WaldronMinnie Christianna Ellis
3rd Apr 1881CensusVinne S. Ellis, F, Daughter, age 10, born Waldron; occupation: scholarVenna Susanna Ellis
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrank C. Ellis, M, Son, age 7, born Waldron; occupation: scholarFrank Charles Ellis
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge F. Ellis, M, Son, age 5, born WaldronGeorge F. Ellis

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 52, born Rotherfield, employs 7 laborers and 1 boy; occupation: farmer and wine and spirit merchantCharles AlcornCrowboro Cross1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusAmelia Allcorn, F, Wife, married, age 49, born RotherfieldAmelia Jane (Milly) Allcorn [Paige]
3rd Apr 1881CensusFloria Allcorn, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born RotherfieldFlora Allcorn
3rd Apr 1881CensusLauria Allcorn, F, Daughter, age 19, born RotherfieldLaura Allcorn

1882Directory entryEllis Owen, grocer & draper & agent for W. & A. Gilbey, wine & spirit merchants, Post officePost officeKelly's Directory
POST & MONEY ORDER OFFICE & Savings Bank, Crowborough Cross.- Owen Ellis, postmaster. Letters are received through Tunbridge Wells at 7.30 a.m. & at 3 p.m; dispatched thereto at 1.15 & 6.30 p.m

c 1899Crowborough Cross, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyPost Office

1908Crowborough CrossCrowborough Cross photographed by Valentine's seriesCross Post Office and Grocer's shopPrivate collection

2nd Apr 1911CensusDouglas Arkill Greenyer, M, Head, married, age 37, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: sub postmasterDouglas Arkill Greenyer, sub postmasterPost Office1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusMinnie Greenyer, F, Wife, married 14 years, age 35, born Brighton, SussexMinnie Greenyer
2nd Apr 1911CensusGwendoline Rachel Greenyer, F, Daughter, age 13, born Crowborough, SussexGwendoline Rachel Greenyer
2nd Apr 1911CensusNelson Khy Doglas Greenyer, M, Son, age 12, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: schoolNelson Khy Doglas Greenyer
2nd Apr 1911CensusEric Norman Chester Greenyer, M, Son, age 9, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: schoolEric Norman Chester Greenyer
2nd Apr 1911CensusBeatrice Louisa Chapman, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Fairwarp, Sussex; occupation: general servantBeatrice Louisa Chapman

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