The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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2nd Apr 1871CensusElijah Harding, M, Head, married, age 37, born Warnham, Sussex; occupation: railway porterElijah Harding, railway porterRailway Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Harding, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Chichester, SussexMary Harding
Ann Harding, F, Daughter, single, age 5, born West Grinstead, SussexAnn Harding
Emma L Harding, F, Daughter, age 3, born West Grinstead, SussexEmma L. Harding
Henry J Harding, M, Son, age 2, born West Grinstead, SussexHenry J. Harding

2nd Apr 1871CensusLewis Standen, M, Head, married, age 32, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: railway labourerLewis Standen, railway labourerRailway Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Margaret M A Standen, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Withyham, SussexMargaret M. A. Standen
Selina Standen, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexSelina Standen
Mercy Standen, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexMercy Standen

2nd Apr 1871CensusHenry Boarer, M, Lodger, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: railway labourerHenry BoarerRailway Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex

2nd Apr 1871CensusFanny Dean, F, Head, widowed, age 46, born Farmington; occupation: station master's widowFanny Dean, station master's widowRailway Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Fanny Dean, F, Daughter, age 10, born Havant, Hampshire; occupation: scholarFanny Dean
Albert Dean, M, Son, age 6, born Goring, SussexAlbert Dean

1874Directory entryEridge Railway StationPost Office Directory
Railway Station, William Napper, station master

1874Directory entryAustin Thomas, Railway innRailway innPost Office Directory

c 1875Hamsell, Hamsellwood, Bullfinches & Eridge Station, South West of Eridge Park - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyEridge Station

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Sowton, M, Head, married, age 53, born Henfield; occupation Railway Station MasterGeorge SowtonEridge Railway Station1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Jane Sowton, F, Wife, married, age 54, born MiddlesexJane Sowton
Jane Sowton, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born Keymer; occupation Shop assistantJane Sowton
Mary Sowton, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Keymer; occupation GovernessMary Sowton
Charles Sowton, M, Son, single, age 17, born Cuckfield; occupation ScholarCharles Sowton

3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert Nye, M, Head, married, age 27, born Hartfield; occupation Railway PorterRobert NyeEridge Railway Station1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Isabella Nye, F, Wife, married, age 32, born LindfieldIsabella Nye
Alice Mary Nye, F, Daughter, age 2, born LewesAlice Mary Nye
Charles William Nye, M, Son, age 11 m, born LewesCharles William Nye
William Puttock, M, Boarder, single, age 22, born Surrey; occupation Railway SignalmanWilliam Puttock

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick Wilson, M, Head, married, age 26, born Bedfordshire; occupation Railway SignalmanFrederick WilsonEridge Railway Station1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Wilson, F, Wife, married, age 24, born LondonSarah Wilson
James Brown, M, Boarder, single, age 23; occupation: railway porterJames Brown

1882Directory entryEridge Railway StationKelly's Directory
Railway Station. John Souton, station master

1882Directory entryAustin Thomas, Railway innRailway innKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Alfred Pilbeam, M, Head, married, age 34, born East Chiltington, Sussex; occupation Railway Station MasterJames Alfred Pilbeam, railway station masterEridge Railway Station1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Annie Pilbeam, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Lewes, SussexAnnie Pilbeam [Blogg]
Mabel Beatrice Pilbeam, F, Daughter, age 6, born Cocking, SussexMabel Beatrice Pilbeam
Fanny Beogg, F, Sister-in-law, single, age 26, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation Living on own meansFanny Beogg

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Budd, M, Head, married, age 44, born Rustington, Sussex, occupation: railway signalmanCharles Budd, railway signalmanEridge Railway Station1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Budd, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Steeple, EssexSarah Budd
Walter Charles Budd, M, Son, single, age 12, born New Cross, Kent, occupation: scholarWalter Charles Budd
John Braiden, M, Boarder, age 15, born Brighton, Sussex, occupation: railway clerkJohn Braiden

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Stevens, M, Head, married, age 32, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: railway porterThomas Stevens, railway porterEridge Railway Station1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ada Stevens, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Elvetham, HampshireAda Stevens
Riginald Thomas Matthews Stevens, M, Son, age 4 months, born Eridge, Rotherfield, SussexRiginald Thomas Matthews Stevens

5th Apr 1891CensusJinnie Worsfold, F, Head, widowed, age 42, born Dorking, Surrey; occupation Manageress of Refreshment RoomsJinnie WorsfoldThe Refreshment Rooms1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex

c 1899Eridge Station, Hamsell & Hamsellwood Farm, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyEridge Station

2nd Apr 1911CensusCicely Wickens, F, Head, widow, age 54, born Whitchurch Southampton; occupation: small general shopCicely Wickens [Tranmer]Station Rd, Eridge Station1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Harriet Wickens, F, Mother-in-law, widow, age 78, born Maresfield, SussexHarriott Sophia Wickens

2nd Apr 1911CensusCharlie Osborne, M, Head, married 5 years, age 31, born Flimwell, Kent; occupation: carriage builderCharlie Osborne, carriage builderEridge Station1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Nellie Osborne, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Speldhurst, KentNellie Osborne

2nd Apr 1911CensusArthur Hilder, M, Head, married, age 46, born Crawley, Sussex; occupation: station master, railwayArthur Hilder, station master, railwayStation House, Eridge Railway Station1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Frances Hilder, F, Wife, married 25 years, age 48, born Portsmouth, HampshireFrances Hilder
Arthur Hilder, M, Son, single, age 24, born Haywards Heath, Sussex; occupation: railway clerkArthur Hilder
Mabel Hilder, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Haywards Heath, SussexMabel Hilder
Alfred Hilder, M, Son, single, age 21, born Haywards Heath, Sussex; occupation: railway clerkAlfred Hilder

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