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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1933The Story of Crowbrough ⇒ p. 58

Historical records

7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Peerless, M, Head, married, age 41, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Peerless, farm labourerSlab Castle1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Ann Elizabeth Peerless, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Mayfield, SussexMary Ann Elizabeth Peerless
Charles Hider, M, Boarder, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharles Diplock Hider
Henry Burgess, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Burgess

7th Apr 1861CensusRichard Edwards, M, Head, married, age 36, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayerRichard Edwards, bricklayerSlab Castle1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Ann Edwards [Hoadley]
George Edwards, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Edwards
James Edwards, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJames Edwards

7th Apr 1861CensusSarah Edwards, F, Head, widowed, age 63; occupation: charwomanSarah (Mary) Edwards [Savage]Slab Castle1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
James Edwards, M, Son, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Edwards

7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Smith, M, Head, married, age 30; occupation: hawkerGeorge Smith, hawkerSlab Castle1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Jane Smith, F, Wife, married, age 25, born BerkshireJane Smith
Thomas Smith, M, Son, age 7, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Smith
William Smith, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Smith
Lousia Smith, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexLousia Smith
Mary Ann Smith, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Ann Smith

7th Apr 1861CensusCharles Arnold, M, Head, married, age 48, born Nutfield, Surrey; occupation: tin manCharles Arnold, umbrella manufacturerSlab Castle1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Susan Arnold, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Lewes, SussexSusannah Arnold [Roder]
Emlia Arnold, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Withyham, SussexEmily Arnold
Mathew Arnold, M, Son, age 13, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarMatthew Arnold
William Arnold, M, Son, age 11, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Arnold
Joseph Arnold, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJoseph Arnold
Patience Arnold, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexPatience Arnold

7th Apr 1861CensusHorrace Bassett, M, Head, married, age 38, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHorace Bassett, farm labourerSlab Castle1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Caroline Bassett, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Waldron, SussexCaroline Bassett [Harman]
Emlia Harman, F, Boarder, age 8, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEmlia Harman

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Avery, M, Head, married, age 46, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Averey, farm labourerSlab Castle1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Arubah Avery, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, SussexAzubah Averey [Damper]

7th Apr 1861CensusSoloman Chewter, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerSolomon Chuter, farm labourerSlab Castle1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Chewter, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Anne Chewtor [Miles]
Isaac Chewter, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarIsaac Chewtor
Harriett Chewter, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriett Chewter
Jabez Chewter, M, Son, age 3m, born Rotherfield, SussexJabez Chewter

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Bassett, M, Head, married, age 48, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: sawyerWilliam Bassett, farm labourerSlab Castle1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Bassett, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Buxted, SussexMary Ann Bassett [Walter]
James Walter, M, Boarder, single, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Walter

7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Pilbeam, M, Head, widowed, age 49, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Pilbeam, farm labourerSlab Castle1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Frances Pilbeam, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Rotherfield, SussexFrances Pilbeam
Thomas Pilbeam, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield, SussexThomas Pilbeam
William James Pilbeam, M, Grandson, age 2m, born Rotherfield, SussexWilliam James Pilbeam
Mercy Pilbeam, F, Mother, widowed, age 72, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's widowMercy Pilbeam

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Bedwell, M, Head, married, age 37, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Bedwell, farm labourerSlab Castle1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Ruth Bedwell, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Fletching, SussexRuth Wigmore [Bedwell] [Pomfrey]
John Bedwell, M, Son, age 11, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: scholarJohn Bedwell
Lucy Bedwell, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexLucy Ann Peerless [Bedwell]
Emila Bedwell, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexEmma Jane Bedwell

7th Apr 1861CensusMark Jarvis, M, Head, single, age 62, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 9 acresMark Jarvis, farmerSlab Castle1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Clark, M, Head, married, age 45, born Surrey, occupation: railway labourerHenry Clark, railway labourerSlab Castle, Crowborough1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Martha Clark, F, Wife, married, age 44Martha Clark

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Rhodes, M, Head, married, age 52, born Hawkhurst; occupation Farm LabourerSamuel RhodesSlab Castle, Crowborough1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Benlander Rhodes, F, Wife, married, age 52, born RotherfieldBenlander Rhodes
Henry Rhodes, M, Son, single, age 27, born Hawkhurst; occupation Farm LabourerHenry Rhodes
Mary Ann Rhodes, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born RotherfieldMary Ann Rhodes
George Rhodes, M, Son, age 15, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm LabourerGeorge Rhodes
Matilda Rhodes, F, Daughter, age 13, born RotherfieldMatilda Rhodes
Flora Rhodes, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarFlora Rhodes
Frances Rhodes, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarFrances Rhodes
Walter Rhodes, M, Grandson, age 3, born RotherfieldWalter Rhodes
Kate Rhodes, M, Grand Daughter, age 2, born UckfieldKate Rhodes

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Deacon, M, Head, married, age 65, born Slindon, handicap: blind; occupation: former innkeeperGeorge Deacon, innkeeperSlab Castle, Crowborough1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Lucy Deacon, F, Wife, married, age 55, born DorkingLucy Deacon

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