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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

6th Jun 1841CensusTrayton Adams, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerTraiton Adams, farm labourerShorn Brook1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Adams, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexElizabeth Adams [Baker]
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth 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
6th Jun 1841CensusAbigail Martin, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexAbigail Martin [Grissby]
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Martin, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexJames Martin, farm labourer
6th Jun 1841CensusAbigail Martin, F, [Daughter], age 15, born SussexAbigail Martin
6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Martin, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexHenry Martin, farm labourer
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Martin, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexSarah Ann Martin
6th Jun 1841CensusFrederick Martin, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexFrederick Martin, gamekeeper
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriet Martin, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexHarriett Turk [Martin]
6th Jun 1841CensusEliza Martin, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexEliza Martin

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

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerTraiton Adams, farm labourerChorn Bruck1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeElizabeth Adams [Baker]
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: farm labourerFrederick Adams
30th Mar 1851CensusGranddaughterMary Adams
30th Mar 1851CensusGrandsonFrederick Adams, blacksmith

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Page, M, Head, married, age 55, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: wheelwrightWilliam Page, wheelwrightShorne Brook1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Ann Page, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Maresfield, SussexMary Ann Page
7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Page, M, Son, single, age 30, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Page
7th Apr 1861CensusJames 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
7th Apr 1861CensusSarah Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Dadswell [Adams]
7th Apr 1861CensusFred Dadswell [?], M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrederick Adams, blacksmith
7th Apr 1861CensusEdward Dadswell [?], M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdward Adams
7th Apr 1861CensusErnest Dadswell, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlfred Ernest Albert Dadswell
7th Apr 1861CensusGerdeine Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeraldine Sarah Dadswell
7th Apr 1861CensusEmily Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexEmily Mary Taylor [Dadswell]
7th Apr 1861CensusNelson 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
7th Apr 1861CensusPhebe Ayers, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Rotherfield, SussexPhebe Ayers
7th Apr 1861CensusMiriam Ayers, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexMiriam Ayers
7th Apr 1861CensusGideon 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
7th Apr 1861CensusCharlotte Skilton, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, SussexCharlotte Avery Skilton [Price]
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Avery, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: former bricklayerMary Avery [Price]
7th Apr 1861CensusElenor 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
2nd Apr 1871CensusSarah 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
2nd Apr 1871CensusSarah Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Dadswell [Tasker]
2nd Apr 1871CensusErnest Dadswell, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: milk boyAlfred Ernest Albert Dadswell
2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Dadswell, M, Son, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Nelson Dadswell, farm labourer
2nd Apr 1871CensusElizabeth Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Blanche Dadswell
2nd Apr 1871CensusWalter Dadswell, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexWalter William Dadswell
2nd Apr 1871CensusErnest 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
2nd Apr 1871CensusSilbey Avery, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Withyham, SussexSilbey Avery [Ashdown]
2nd Apr 1871CensusAmos 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
2nd Apr 1871CensusAlis 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
2nd Apr 1871CensusCaroline Bellingham, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, SussexCaroline Sophia Bellingham [Card]
2nd Apr 1871CensusEmma Bellingham, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Maresfield, SussexEmma Bellingham
2nd Apr 1871CensusCharles Bellingham, M, Son, age 7, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharles William Bellingham
2nd Apr 1871CensusFrank 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
3rd Apr 1881CensusNaomi Hobbs, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Tunbridge WellsNaomi Hobbs [Corke]
3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Hobbs, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarWalter William Hobbs
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnnie Hobbs, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarMary Anne Hobbs
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmily Hobbs, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarEmily Ellen Comper [Hobbs]
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Hobbs, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarAlfred James Hobbs
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlice Hobbs, F, Daughter, age 18 m, born RotherfieldAlice Edith Hobbs
3rd Apr 1881CensusCatherine 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
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 40, born RotherfieldSarah Dadswell [Tasker]
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Dadswell, M, Son, single, age 20, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerThomas Nelson Dadswell, farm labourer
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Dadswell, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Rotherfield; occupation: domestic servantElizabeth Blanche Dadswell
3rd Apr 1881CensusCaroline Dadswell, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarCaroline Lucy Ann Brooks [Dadswell]
3rd Apr 1881CensusTrayton Dadswell, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarTrayton Mellon Dadswell
3rd Apr 1881CensusPercy Dadswell, M, Son, age 1, born RotherfieldCharles Percy Dadswell
3rd Apr 1881CensusErnest Tasker, M, Brother In Law, single, age 21, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerErnest Eaton Tasker
3rd Apr 1881CensusLucy 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
3rd Apr 1881CensusSelby Avery, F, Wife, married, age 53, born WithyhamSilbey Avery [Ashdown]
3rd Apr 1881CensusObed 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
5th Apr 1891CensusSarah Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Dadswell [Tasker]
5th Apr 1891CensusTrayton Dadswell, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerTrayton Mellon Dadswell
5th Apr 1891CensusPercy 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
5th Apr 1891CensusMary Card, F, Wife, married, age 71, born Waldron, SussexMary Ann Card [Rogers]
5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge 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
5th Apr 1891CensusMary Histed, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Nutley, SussexMary Histed
5th Apr 1891CensusJane Histed, F, Daughter, age 6, born Nutley, SussexJane Histed
5th Apr 1891CensusAlice 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
5th Apr 1891CensusSelby Avery, F, Wife, married, age 63, born Withyham, SussexSilbey Avery [Ashdown]
5th Apr 1891CensusMary Jane Luxford, F, Servant, widowed, age 48, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: sick nurseMary Jane Luxford
5th Apr 1891CensusArthur 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 HemsleyShornbrook, Boars Head1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusEleanor 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 ChewterShornebrook, Boars Head, Jarvis Brook1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusEmily Jane Chewter, F, Wife, married 13 years, age 38, born Buxted, SussexEmily Jane Chewter
2nd Apr 1911CensusEleanor Annie Chewter, F, Daughter, age 11, born Birmingham; occupation schoolEleanor Annie Chewter
2nd Apr 1911CensusEdwin 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 retiredAlfred DadswellShornbrook, Boars Head, Jarvis Brook1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusSarah Dadswell, F, Wife, married 43 years, age 70, born Crowborough, SussexSarah Dadswell
2nd Apr 1911CensusRhoda Dadswell, F, Granddaughter, age 10, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation schoolRhoda Dadswell
2nd Apr 1911CensusEthel 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 DadswellShornbrook, Boars Head, Jarvis Brook1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1911CensusRhoda Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Buxted, SussexRhoda Dadswell
2nd Apr 1911CensusDavid John Dadswell, M, Son, single, age 28, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation carpenterDavid John Dadswell
2nd Apr 1911CensusCharles 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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