The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1947Frant - A Parish History by Henry S. Eeles ⇒ p. 184

Historical records

c 1724Eridge Park, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenLightlands

c 1795Eridge Park, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamLightland Farm

c 1825Eridge Park, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodLightland

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Brown, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJames Brown, farmerLightlands1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Sarah Ann Brown, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexSarah Ann Brown
Ellen Brown, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexEllen Brown
Richard Brown, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexRichard Brown
Stephen Brown, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexStephen Brown
Susannah Brown, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexSusannah Brown
Ann Clifton, F, age 18, born Sussex, occupation: servantAnn Clifton
William Stevens, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation ServantWilliam Stevens
James Avery, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantJames Avery
John Mainwood, M, age 14; occupation: servantJohn Mainwood

1851Directory entryParriss William, Lightlands farmLightlands farmPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 9 people; occupation: farmerWilliam Paris, farmerLightlands1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
WifeMary Parriss [Cox]
DaughterLucy Archer Field [Parriss]
Son-in-lawBenjamin Field, miller
Grand-sonWilliam Henry Field, gardener
Servant, occupation: farm servantJ. Berrage
Servant; occupation: farm servantM. Baldwin
Servant, occupation: farm servantT. Broad

7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Lade, M, Head, married, age 28, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Lade, farm labourerLitelands Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Philadelphia Lade, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Mayfield, SussexPhiladelphia Lade
George Lade, M, Son, age 2, born Frant, SussexGeorge Lade
Elizabeth Lade, F, Daughter, age 1, born Frant, SussexElizabeth Lade
Charles Lade, M, Son, age 4m, born Frant, SussexCharles Lade

7th Apr 1861CensusCharles Cox, M, Head, married, age 55, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carterCharles Cox, farm labourerLitelands Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Philadelphia Cox, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Mayfield, SussexPhiladelphia Cox [Weston]
Eliza Cox, F, Daughter, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEliza Cox
Henry Mann, M, Grandson, age 5, born Wadhurst, SussexHenry Mann
Henry Mann, M, Grandson, age 5, born Wadhurst, SussexHenry Mann

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Parriss, M, Head, married, age 71, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farmer employing 5 labourers and 2 boysWilliam Parriss, farmerLitelands Farm1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Mary Parriss, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Chiddingly, SussexMary Parriss
Edward Blackman, M, Servant, single, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantEdward Blackman
John Manktelow, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: carterJohn Mankelow
William Smith, M, Servant, age 15, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: carter's mateWilliam Smith
Horace Wallis, M, Servant, age 15, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: carter's mateHorace Walliss
Ruth Weston, F, Servant, age 14, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: house servantRuth Weston

1867Directory entryAshby George, farmer, LightlandsLightlandsPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusAlbert Ashby, M, Head, married, age 32, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 195 acres employing 7 men and 3 boysAlbert Ashby, farmerLightlands Farm1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Lois Ashby, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Mayfield, SussexLois Ashby [Gibb]
Mary A Ashby, F, Daughter, age 7, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Amelia Ashby
William E Ashby, M, Son, age 5, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Ed. Ashby
John Ashby, M, Son, age 4, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarJohn Ashby
Clara Ashby, F, Daughter, age 2, born Frant, SussexClara Ashby
Ebenezar Ashby, M, Son, age 6m, born Frant, SussexEbenezer Ashby
William Ashby, M, Father, widowed, age 73, born East Dean, Sussex; occupation: retired millerWilliam Ashby, miller
Mary Gibb, F, Sister-in-law, single, age 21, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: assistantMary Gibb
Elizabeth Lade, F, Servant, age 11, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: domestic servantElizabeth Lade
George Cox, M, Servant, single, age 58, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Cox
George Fourd, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Fourd
Alfred Adams, M, Servant, age 16, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred William Adams

2nd Apr 1871CensusCharles Cox, M, Head, married, age 62, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerCharles Cox, farm labourerLightlands Cottage1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Philadelphia Cox, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Mayfield, SussexPhiladelphia Cox [Weston]
Henry Cox, M, Grandson, age 15, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Mann

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Lade, M, Head, married, age 38, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Lade, farm labourerLightlands Cottage1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Philadelphia Lade, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Mayfield, SussexPhiladelphia Lade
George Lade, M, Son, age 12, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Lade
Charles Lade, M, Son, age 10, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharles Lade
Thomas Lade, M, Son, age 8, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Lade
Samuel Lade, M, Son, age 6, born Frant, SussexSamuel Lade
Sarah Lade, F, Daughter, age 6, born Frant, SussexSarah Lade
Horace Lade, M, Son, age 4, born Frant, SussexHorace Lade
Allice Lade, F, Daughter, age 2, born Frant, SussexAllice Lade
Emily Lade, F, Daughter, age 8m, born Frant, SussexEmily Lade

1874Directory entryAshby George, farmer, LightlandsLightlandsPost Office Directory

c 1875North of Mark Cross, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyLightlands

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Ashby, M, Head, married, age 41, born Wadhurst; occupation: farmerAlbert Ashby, farmerLightlands1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Lois Ashby, F, Wife, married, age 40, born MayfieldLois Ashby [Gibb]
Mary Amelia Ashby, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born WadhurstMary Amelia Ashby
William Ed. Ashby, M, Son, single, age 15, born FrantWilliam Ed. Ashby
John Ashby, M, Son, single, age 14, born Frant; occupation: scholarJohn Ashby
Clara Ashby, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Frant; occupation: scholarClara Ashby
Ebenezer Ashby, M, Son, age 10, born Frant; occupation: scholarEbenezer Ashby
Adah Ashby, F, Daughter, age 8, born Frant; occupation: scholarAdah Ashby
Martha Ashby, F, Daughter, age 6, born Frant; occupation: scholarMartha Ashby
Albert Ashby, M, Son, age 4, born Frant; occupation: scholarAlbert Ashby
Elizabeth Ashby, F, Daughter, age 3, born FrantElizabeth Ashby
Caroline Ashby, F, Daughter, age 1, born FrantCaroline Ashby

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Cox, M, Head, married, age 73, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerCharles Cox, farm labourerLightlands1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Philadelphia Cox, F, Wife, married, age 66, born MayfieldPhiladelphia Cox [Weston]

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Ovenden, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourerCharles OvendenLightlands1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Mary Ovenden, F, Wife, married, age 47, born RotherfieldMary Ovenden [Taylor]
Mary Ovenden, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born RotherfieldMary Ann Eliza Ovenden
Charles Ovenden, M, Son, single, age 18, born Rotherfield; occupation SmithCharles Ovenden
William Ovenden, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Ovenden
Alfred Ovenden, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourerAlfred Ovenden
Edward Ovenden, M, Son, age 10, born Frant; occupation ScholarEdward Ovenden
Harry Ovenden, M, Son, age 7, born Frant; occupation ScholarHarry Ovenden
George Ovenden, M, Son, age 5, born Frant; occupation ScholarGeorge Ovenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusHope Heasman, F, Head, single, age 41, born Ardingly; occupation: pauperHope Heasman [Simmons] [Bellchambers]Lightlands Cottage1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Alfred Heasman, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Heasman
Henry Heasman, M, Son, single, age 14, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerHenry Heasman, farm labourer
Thomas Heasman, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarThomas Heasman
Alfred H. Simmons, M, Son, age 8, born London; occupation ScholarAlfred Henry Simmons
Charlotte Heasman, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarCharlotte Heasman

3rd Apr 1881CensusSidney Smith, M, Head, single, age 55, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerSidney Smith, farm labourerLightlands Cottage1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
William Smith, M, Son, single, age 20, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Smith
Henry Smith, M, Son, single, age 17, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerHenry Smith
Amos Smith, M, Son, age 10, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarAmos Smith
Edward Smith, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarEdward Smith
Ernest Smith, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarErnest Smith
Harriet Pope, F, Servt, single, age 28, born Burwash; occupation HousekeeperHarriet Pope
David Pope, M, Son, age 7, born Burwash; occupation ScholarDavid Pope

1882Directory entryHale & Crosse, farmers, LightlandsLightlandsKelly's Directory

1935LightfieldsLightfields, FrantWolseley's Lightlands

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