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c 1795Rotherfield, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamShorn-bridge

26th Feb 1839Steel Cross, East of Crowborough - 1839Joseph Martin and Traiton Adams (occupiers) and John Turla (owner)Joseph Martin, farm labourerCottage and Garden (0 acres 1 roods 38 perches) plot 2213Rotherfield Tithe Map
Traiton Adams, farm labourer

6th Jun 1841CensusTrayton Adams, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerTraiton Adams, farm labourerShorn Brook1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Adams, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexElizabeth Adams [Baker]
Elizabeth Adams, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexElizabeth Wigmore [Adams]

6th Jun 1841CensusJoseph Martin, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJoseph Martin, farm labourerShorn Brook1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Abigail Martin, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexAbigail Martin [Grissby]
James Martin, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexJames Martin, farm labourer
Abigail Martin, F, [Daughter], age 15, born SussexAbigail Tester [Martin]
Henry Martin, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexHenry Martin, farm labourer
Sarah Martin, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexSarah Ann Martin
Frederick Martin, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexFrederick Martin, gamekeeper
Harriet Martin, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexHarriett Turk [Martin]
Eliza Martin, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexEliza Martin

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerRichard Richardson, farm labourerChorn Bruck1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Wife; occupation LaundressMaria Agatha Richardson [Staines]
Grand-son; occupation Farm LabourerJames Patching Dadswell

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerTraiton Adams, farm labourerChorn Bruck1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Adams [Baker]
Son; occupation: farm labourerFrederick Adams
GranddaughterMary Adams
GrandsonFrederick Adams, blacksmith

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Page, M, Head, married, age 55, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: wheelwrightWilliam Page, wheelwrightShorne Brook1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Ann Page, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Maresfield, SussexMary Ann Page
William Page, M, Son, single, age 30, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Page
James Page, M, Son, single, age 24, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Page

7th Apr 1861CensusAlfred Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenterAlfred Dadswell, carpenterShorne Brook1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Sarah Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Dadswell [Adams]
Fred Dadswell [?], M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrederick Adams, blacksmith
Edward Dadswell [?], M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdward Adams
Ernest Dadswell, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlfred Ernest Albert Dadswell
Gerdeine Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeraldine Sarah Dadswell
Emily Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexEmily Mary Taylor [Dadswell]
Nelson Dadswell, M, Son, age 4m, born Rotherfield, SussexThomas Nelson Dadswell, farm labourer

7th Apr 1861CensusCharles Ayers, M, Head, married, age 35, born Wootton, Wiltshire; occupation: boot and shoemakerCharles Ayers, boot and shoemakerShorne Brook1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Phebe Ayers, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Rotherfield, SussexPhebe Ayers
Miriam Ayers, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexMiriam Ayers
Gideon Ayers, M, Son, age 6m, born Rotherfield, SussexGideon Ayers

7th Apr 1861CensusObed Skilton, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayerObed Skilton, bricklayerShorne Brook1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Charlotte Skilton, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, SussexCharlotte Avery Skilton [Price]
Mary Avery, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: former bricklayerMary Avery [Price]
Elenor Ashdown, F, Niece, age 12, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarEleanor Hemsley [Ashdown]

2nd Apr 1871CensusDavid Mankellow, M, Head, married, age 23, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: wheelwright journeymanDavid Mackellow, master wheelwrightShorn Brook1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Sarah Mankellow, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Mankellow [Verrall]

2nd Apr 1871CensusAlfred Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter journeymanAlfred Dadswell, carpenterShorn Brook1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Sarah Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Dadswell [Tasker]
Ernest Dadswell, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: milk boyAlfred Ernest Albert Dadswell
Thomas Dadswell, M, Son, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Nelson Dadswell, farm labourer
Elizabeth Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Blanche Dadswell
Walter Dadswell, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexWalter William Dadswell
Ernest Tasker, M, [Wife's] son, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarErnest Eaton Tasker

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Avery, M, Head, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: master trug basket makerJames AveryShorn Brook1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Silbey Avery, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Withyham, SussexSilbey Avery [Ashdown]
Amos Ashdown, M, Grandson, single, age 15, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAmos Ashdown, farm labourer

2nd Apr 1871CensusRichard Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 69, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard Helmsley, farm labourerShorn Brook1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Alis Hemsley, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Withyham, SussexAvis Hemsley [Botten]

2nd Apr 1871CensusAlfred Bellingham, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 20 acres employing 1 manAlfred Turner Bellingham, farmerShorn Brook1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Caroline Bellingham, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, SussexCaroline Sophia Bellingham [Card]
Emma Bellingham, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Maresfield, SussexEmma Bellingham
Charles Bellingham, M, Son, age 7, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharles William Bellingham
Frank Heasman, M, Servant, single, age 15, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantFrank Heasman, farm labourer

c 1875Steel Cross, Poundfield, Lime Kiln, & Hornhurst, East of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyChorn Bruck

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Hobbs, M, Head, married, age 32, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Hobbs, farm labourerChorn Brook1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Naomi Hobbs, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Tunbridge WellsNaomi Hobbs [Corke]
Walter Hobbs, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarWalter William Hobbs
Annie Hobbs, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarMary Anne Hobbs
Emily Hobbs, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarEmily Ellen Comper [Hobbs]
Alfred Hobbs, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarAlfred James Hobbs
Alice Hobbs, F, Daughter, age 18 m, born RotherfieldAlice Edith Hobbs
Catherine Hobbs, F, Daughter, age 4 m, born RotherfieldCatherine Naomi Hobbs

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield; occupation: carpenter journeymanAlfred Dadswell, carpenterChorn Brook1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 40, born RotherfieldSarah Dadswell [Tasker]
Thomas Dadswell, M, Son, single, age 20, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerThomas Nelson Dadswell, farm labourer
Elizabeth Dadswell, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Rotherfield; occupation: domestic servantElizabeth Blanche Dadswell
Caroline Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarCaroline Lucy Ann Brooks [Dadswell]
Trayton Dadswell, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarTrayton Mellon Dadswell
Percy Dadswell, M, Son, age 1, born RotherfieldCharles Percy Dadswell
Ernest Tasker, M, Brother In Law, single, age 21, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerErnest Eaton Tasker
Lucy Tasker, F, Mother In Law, widowed, age 80, born MaresfieldLucy Tasker [Ridley]

3rd Apr 1881CensusAvis Hemsley, F, Head, widowed, age 74, born Rotherfield; occupation: charwomanAvis Hemsley [Botten]Chorn Brook1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Avery, M, Head, married, age 48, born Rotherfield; occupation: trug makerJames AveryChorn Brook1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Selby Avery, F, Wife, married, age 53, born WithyhamSilbey Avery [Ashdown]
Obed Skilton, M, Lodger, widowed, age 52, born Rotherfield; occupation Bricklayer journeymanObed Skilton, bricklayer

5th Apr 1891CensusAlfred Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 68, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenterAlfred Dadswell, carpenterShornbrook1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Dadswell [Tasker]
Trayton Dadswell, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerTrayton Mellon Dadswell
Percy Dadswell, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharles Percy Dadswell

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Card, M, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Card, farm labourerShornbrook1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Card, F, Wife, married, age 71, born Waldron, SussexMary Ann Card [Rogers]
George Card, M, Brother, single, age 62, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerGeorge Card

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Histed, M, Head, married, age 31, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Histed, farm labourerShornbrook1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Histed, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Nutley, SussexMary Histed
Jane Histed, F, Daughter, age 6, born Nutley, SussexJane Histed
Alice Histed, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexAlice Histed

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Avery, M, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: trugmakerJames AveryShornbrook1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Selby Avery, F, Wife, married, age 63, born Withyham, SussexSilbey Avery [Ashdown]
Mary Jane Luxford, F, Servant, widowed, age 48, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: sick nurseMary Jane Luxford
Arthur Luxford, M, Son of Nurse, age 11, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarArthur Luxford

2nd Apr 1911CensusG Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 65, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerG Hemsley, farm labourerShornbrook, Boars Head1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
Eleanor Hemsley, F, Wife, married 44 years, age 62, born Withyham, SussexEleanor Hemsley

2nd Apr 1911CensusJames Chewter, M, Head, married, age 34, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Chewter, farm labourerShornebrook, Boars Head, Jarvis Brook1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
Emily Jane Chewter, F, Wife, married 13 years, age 38, born Buxted, SussexEmily Jane Chewter
Eleanor Annie Chewter, F, Daughter, age 11, born Birmingham; occupation: schoolEleanor Annie Chewter
Edwin Boarer, M, Nephew, single, age 15, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEdwin Boarer

2nd Apr 1911CensusAlfred Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 88, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: carpenter (retired)Alfred Dadswell, carpenterShornbrook, Boars Head, Jarvis Brook1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
Sarah Dadswell, F, Wife, married 43 years, age 70, born Crowborough, SussexSarah Dadswell [Tasker]
Rhoda Dadswell, F, Granddaughter, age 10, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: schoolRhoda Dadswell
Ethel Dadswell, F, Granddaughter, age 9, born Isle Of Wight; occupation: schoolEthel Dadswell

2nd Apr 1911CensusDavid Taylor Dadswell, M, Head, married 41 years, age 64, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardenerDavid Taylor Dadswell, master grocerShornbrook, Boars Head, Jarvis Brook1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
Rhoda Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Buxted, SussexRhoda Dadswell [Moon]
David John Dadswell, M, Son, single, age 28, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenterDavid John Dadswell
Charles Henry Pratt, M, single, age 20, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: poultry farmerCharles Henry Pratt

11th Aug 1916DeathAlfred Dadswell, carpenterShornbrookLinda Neal's records

2001TodayShornbrook

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