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

c 1825Highhurst Wood, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodRock Farm

26th Feb 1839Stone Cross & Walshes, South of Crowborough - 1839Henry Kenward (occupier and owner)Henry Kenward, farmerHomestead, Buildings (0 acres 1 roods 32 perches) plot 3817Rotherfield Tithe Map

26th Feb 1839Rocks Farm, South of Crowborough - 1839Henry Kenward (occupier and owner)Henry Kenward, farmerHomestead, Buildings (0 acres 1 roods 20 perches) plot 3839Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Kenward, M, Head, age 82, born Sussex; occupation: farmerHenry Kenward, farmerRocks1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Kenward, F, [Wife], age 64, born SussexMary Kenward [Berry]
John Berry, M, age 77, born Sussex; occupation: servantJohn Berry
John Hoath, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: servantJohn Hoath, servant
Oliver Baldock, M, age 24, born Sussex, occupation: servantOliver Ovenden Baldock
Elias Pollard, M, age 21, born Sussex; occupation ServantElias Pollard
Henry Turner, M, age 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantHenry Turner, farmer
Joseph Berry, M, age 10, born Sussex; occupation: servantJoseph Berry
Mary Izzard, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantMary Clapson [Izzard]
Sophia Baldock, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex, occupation: servantSophia Baldock

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Galop, M, Head, age 61, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Galop, farm labourerRocks1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ann Galop, F, [Wife], age 56, born SussexAnn Galop
James Galop, M, [Son], age 28, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Galop
Sarah Field, F, age 77, born Sussex; occupation: independentSarah Field

1851Willson, Selwyn, esq.Selwyn WilsonRocksPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 1 person; occupation FarmerJames PollardRocks Farm1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeSophia Pollard [Berry]
DaughterNaomi Brooman [Waters] [Pollard]
Servant; occupation: farm labourerJoseph Berry
Servant; occupation: house servantSarah Goldsmith
Visitor; occupation: dressmakerSusan Durant

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Land proprietorSelwyn WilsonRocks1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Wilson
Servant; occupation: general servantCharles Dadswell, coachman
Servant; occupation: general servantAnn Adams [Card]

7th Apr 1861CensusJames Pollard, M, Head, married, age 40, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 60 acresJames Pollard, farmerRocks1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Sophia Pollard, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Framfield, SussexSophia Pollard
Naomi Pollard, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Rotherfield, SussexNaomi Pollard
Thomas Brooman, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantThomas Brooman, farmer
Robert Brown, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: carter's mateRobert Brown

1867Directory entryPollard James, farmer, RocksRocksPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Barton, M, Head, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeperThomas Barton, gamekeeperRocks Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Barton, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Brighton, SussexMary Barton
George Barton, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexGeorge Barton, carpenter
Mary Barton, F, Daughter, age 10m, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Adams [Barton]

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Goldsmith, farm labourerRocks Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Sopha Goldsmith, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, SussexSophia Goldsmith [Barton]
Mary Goldsmith, F, [Step]Daughter, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Goldsmith
Elizabeth Goldsmith, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexElizabeth Goldsmith
Rachel Goldsmith, F, Daughter, age 2m, born Rotherfield, SussexRachel Parker [Martin] [Goldsmith]

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Pollard, M, Head, married, age 62, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 60 acres employing 1 manJames Pollard, farmerRocks1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Sophia Pollard, F, Wife, married, age 63, born Framfield, SussexSophia Pollard
William Dadswell, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantWilliam Dadswell
Hannah Cole, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general servantHannah Rogers [Cole]

2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Homewood, M, Head, married, age 74, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Holmwood, farm labourerRocks1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Homewood, F, Wife, married, age 85, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Holmwood

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Farrant, M, Head, married, age 66, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Farrant, rake makerRocks1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Harriett Farrant, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Framfield, SussexHarriett Farrant

1874Directory entryBrooman Thomas, farmer, RocksRocksPost Office Directory

c 1875Rocks Farm, South of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyRocks Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Brooman, M, Head, married, age 41, born Rotherfield; occupation: farmerThomas Brooman, farmerRocks Farm House1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Naomi Brooman, F, Wife, married, age 39, born FramfieldNaomi Brooman [Waters] [Pollard]
Luther Brooman, M, Son, single, age 18, born RotherfieldLuther Waters
Owen Brooman, M, Son, single, age 16, born RotherfieldOwen Waters
Emma Orp Brooman, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarEmma Oprah Brooman
Rhoda Brooman, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarRhoda Frances Brooman
Ruth A. Brooman, F, Daughter, age 4, born RotherfieldRuth Annie Brooman
Frederick Brooman, M, Son, age 1, born RotherfieldFrederick Percy Brooman
James Pollard, M, Father In Law, married, age 72, born Buxted; occupation Retired FarmerJames Pollard
Helen Rhoder, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Rotherfield; occupation Domestic servantHelen Rhoder

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Wickens, M, Head, married, age 57, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Wickens, farm labourerRocks Cottage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Jane Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 48, born RotherfieldJane Wickens [Payne]
Alfred Wickens, M, Son, single, age 21, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourerAlfred Sanuel Wickens, gardener
Walter Wickens, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourerWalter Henry Wickens
Esther Wickens, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarEsther Wickens
George Wickens, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarGeorge Wickens

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam T.Field Buss, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Thomas Field Buss, farm labourerRocks Cottage1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ann Buss, F, Wife, married, age 28, born BuxtedAnnie Field Buss [Walter]
Isabell Field Buss, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarIsabell Field Buss
Ada Field Buss, F, Daughter, age 4, born RotherfieldAda Field Buss
Frances A.Field Buss, F, Daughter, age 1 m, born RotherfieldFrances Adelaide Field Buss

1882Directory entryWickens Benjamin, beer retailer, RocksRocksKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 49, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourerJames Hemsley, labourerRocks Cottage1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ellen Hemsley, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, SussexEllen Hemsley [Wickens]
William Hemsley, M, Son, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: under gardenerWilliam James Helmsley
Leonard Hemsley, M, Son, age 11, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: scholarLeonard Hemsley
Bessie May Hemsley, F, Daughter, age 4, born Warbleton, SussexBessie May Hemsley

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Taylor, M, Head, married, age 29, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: gardenerHenry Taylor, gardenerRocks Cottage1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Anna Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Crowborough, SussexAnnie Marian Taylor [Page Mitchell]
Henry Taylor, M, Son, age 6, born Crowborough, SussexHenry Taylor
Reuben Taylor, M, Son, age 4, born Crowborough, SussexReuben Taylor
Ethel Taylor, F, Daughter, age 2, born Crowborough, SussexEthel Taylor
Jesse Taylor, M, Son, age 7 months, born Crowborough, SussexJesse Taylor

5th Apr 1891CensusFredrick Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 72, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: retired farmerFrederick Alchorne, farmerRocks House1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ann Allcorn, F, Wife, married, age 78, born Rotherfield, SussexAnn Allcorn [Moon] [Brissenden]
Charlotte Hall, F, Servant, single, age 76, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantCharlotte Hall

5th Apr 1891CensusNathaniel Carey, M, Head, married, age 36, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: cowmanNathaniel Carey, cowmanRock Cottage1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Jane Carey, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Nutley, SussexMary Jane Carey
Jesse Hoath, M, Lodger, single, age 24, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantJesse Hoath

2nd Apr 1911CensusJames Miller, M, Head, married, age 32, born Hurstpierpoint, Sussex; occupation: carter on farmJames Miller, carter on farmRocks Farm Cottage, Jarvis Brook, Crowborough1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Louisa Miller, F, Wife, married 11 years, age 40, born Eridge Green, SussexLouisa Miller
Albert Miller, M, Son, single, age 8, born Oving, Sussex; occupation: schoolAlbert Miller
Edwin Miller, M, Son, single, age 6, born Yapton, SussexEdwin Miller
Frank Miller, M, Son, single, age 3, born CrowboroughFrank Miller
Fredrick Miller, M, Son, single, age 1, born CrowboroughFredrick Miller

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