The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Rushly [a.k.a. Rushleigh] Farm    Bells Yew [a.k.a. Oak] Green  Frant  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1947Frant - A Parish History by Henry S. Eeles ⇒ p. 164

Historical records

c 1825Frant, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodRushley Down

6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Start, F, Head, age 60 to 64Elizabeth StartRushleigh1841 Census
Frant, Sussex

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Manktellow, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn ManktelowRushleigh Farm1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Sarah Manktellow, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexSarah Manktellow [Rabson]
James Manktellow, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexJames Manktellow
Robert Manktellow, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexRobert Manktellow, fishmonger
Thomas Manktellow, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexThomas Manktellow
William Manktellow, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexWilliam Manktellow
Ruth Manktellow, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexRuth Manktellow

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Clarke, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerGeorge Clarke, farm labourerRushleigh Cottage1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Frances Clarke, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexFrances Clarke [Wicker]
Daniel Clarke, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerDaniel Clarke
Mary Clarke, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexMary Clarke
Lydia Clarke, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexLydia Clarke

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Coe, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerGeorge CoeRushleigh Cottage1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Ann Coe, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexAnn Coe [Clarke]
Obed Coe, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexObed Coe
Mary Coe, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexMary Ann Baker [Coe]

6th Jun 1841CensusStephen Reeves, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerStephen ReevesRushleigh Cottage1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Harriet Reeves, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexHarriott Reeves
Susanna Card, F, age 60 to 64, born SussexSusanna Card

30th Mar 1851CensusLodger, widowed, occupation: pauperAnn ClarkRushly House, Bells Yew Green1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
Lodger; widowed; occupation PAUPERSarah Ridge

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerThomas Card, farm labourer and milkmanRushly House, Bells Yew Green1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Card
Son; occupation: scholarReuben Card
DaughterFrances Card
SonThomas Card, carpenter
DaughterMary Ann Card

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation: pauperSusannah Card, pauperRushly House, Bells Yew Green1851 Census
Frant, Sussex

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: farm labourerJames Barnett, farm labourerRushly House, Bells Yew Green1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
WifeMargret Barnett

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerStephen ReevesRushly House, Bells Yew Green1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
Wife; occupation Farm labourerHarriott Reeves
Son; occupation SCHOLARHorace Jabez Reeves
Daughter; occupation SCHOLARAnn Reeves
Son; occupation SCHOLARSamuel Reeves
DaughterRhoda Reeves

7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Moon, M, Head, married, age 40, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm carterJohn George MoonRushly Farm1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Hannah Moon, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Frant, SussexHannah Moon [Blackford]
William Moon, M, Son, age 14, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Moon
Sophia Moon, F, Daughter, age 11, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarSophia Moon
George Moon, M, Son, age 8, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Moon
Henry Moon, M, Son, age 7, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarHenry Moon
Maryann Moon, F, Daughter, age 5, born Frant, SussexMary Ann Wells [Moon]
Harriott Moon, F, Daughter, age 2, born Frant, SussexHarriott Moon

7th Apr 1861CensusMartha Mepham, F, Head, widowed, age 61, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: woman of all workMartha Mepham [Stone]Rushly Farm1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Eliza Mepham, F, Daughter, age 21, born Frant, SussexEliza Manktelow [Mepham]

7th Apr 1861CensusSarah Ridge, F, Head, widowed, age 76, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: parish reliefSarah Ridge, parish reliefRushly Farm1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Ann Clark, F, Sister, widowed, age 80, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: parish reliefAnn Clark
Elizabeth Crittle, F, Grand niece, age 15, born Frant, SussexElizabeth Crittle

7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Cottingham, M, Head, married, age 50, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Cottingham, farm labourerRushly Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Mary Cottingham, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Mayfield, SussexMary Cottingham
John Cottingham, M, Son, age 9, born Mayfield, SussexJohn Cottingham
Anne Laura Cottingham, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexAnne Laura Cottingham

7th Apr 1861CensusBenjamin Cheesman, M, Head, married, age 30, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerBenjamin Cheesman, woodmanRushly Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Eunice Cheesman, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Frant, SussexEunice Cheesman [Clarke]
Thomas Cheesman, M, Son, age 1, born Frant, SussexThomas Cheesman
George Cheesman, M, Son, age 4m, born Frant, SussexGeorge Cheesman

7th Apr 1861CensusJacob Manktelow, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJacob Manktelow, corn warehouse manRushly Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

7th Apr 1861CensusJames Avis, M, Head, married, age 32, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerJames Avis, farm labourerRushly Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Sarah Avis, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Cowden, KentSarah Ann Avis
William Avis, M, Son, age 7m, born Frant, SussexWilliam J. Avis

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Sands, M, Head, married, age 45, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Sands, farm labourerRushlye1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Harriet Sands, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriett Sands [Gilbert]
Walter Sands, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWalter Sands
Alfred Sands, M, Son, single, age 13, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Sands
Emily Sands, F, Daughter, age 10, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarEmily Groombridge [Sands]
George Sands, M, Son, age 8, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Sands
Mary Ann Sands, F, Daughter, age 6, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Ann Sands
Amos Sands, M, Son, age 3, born Frant, SussexAmos Sands
David Sands, M, Son, age 1m, born Frant, SussexDavid Sands

2nd Apr 1871CensusLeonard Pontin, M, Head, married, age 30, born Enford; occupation: carterLeonard Pontin, carterRushlye1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Esther Pontin, F, Wife, married, age 19, born Lamberhurst, SussexEsther Pontin
Edith Sarah Pontin, F, Daughter, age 1m, born Frant, SussexEdith Sarah Pontin

2nd Apr 1871CensusRichard Guy Tolhurst, M, Head, married, age 20, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard Guy Tolhurst, farm labourerRushlye1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Ellen Tolhurst, F, Wife, married, age 19, born Robertsbridge, Sussex; occupation: shirt makerEllen Tolhurst

2nd Apr 1871CensusHorace Waghorn, M, Head, married, age 26, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHorace WaghornRushlye1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Eliza Waghorn, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Frant, SussexEliza Waghorn [Hoadly]
Emily Waghorn, F, Daughter, age 5, born Frant, SussexEmily Waghorn

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Akehurst, M, Head, married, age 41, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Akehurst, labourerRushlye1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Mary Akehurst, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Frant, SussexMary Akehurst [Rabbitt]
Maria Akehurst, F, Daughter, age 13, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarMaria Rogers [Akehurst]
Kate Akehurst, F, Daughter, age 10, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarKate Akehurst
Rose Akehurst, F, Daughter, age 8, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarRose Akehurst
James Akehurst, M, Son, age 6, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarJames Akehurst
Alice Akehurst, F, Daughter, age 3, born Frant, SussexAlice Akehurst
Ernest Akehurst, M, Son, age 2, born Frant, SussexErnest Akehurst
Charles Akehurst, M, Son, age 4m, born Frant, SussexCharles Akehurst

2nd Apr 1871CensusElisha Blackford, M, Head, married, age 30, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: brickmakerElisha Blackford, brickmakerRushlye1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Hannah Blackford, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Ticehurst, SussexHannah Blackford
Esther Blackford, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, KentEsther Blackford
Ellen Blackford, F, Daughter, age 7m, born Frant, SussexEllen Blackford

2nd Apr 1871CensusJoseph Coombe, M, Lodger, married, age 30, born Kingsdown, Bristol; occupation: mason's labourerJoseph Coombe[Rushlye]1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

c 1875Bells Yew Green, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyRushly Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusFredrick Miles, M, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerFrederick Burr Miles, farm labourerRushly Cottage1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Fanny Miles, F, Wife, married, age 54, born BuxtedFanny Miles [Eade]
Alice Miles, F, Daughter, age 13, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarAlice Miles
Richard Miles, M, Grandfather, widowed, age 86, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerRichard Burr Miles, farm labourer

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Akehurst, M, Head, married, age 49, born Mayfield; occupation: labourerJames Akehurst, labourerRushly Cottage1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Mary Akehurst, F, Wife, married, age 48, born FrantMary Akehurst [Rabbitt]
James Akehurst, M, Son, single, age 16, born Frant; occupation: farm labourerJames Akehurst
Alice Akehurst, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Frant; occupation: scholarAlice Akehurst
Charles Akehurst, M, Son, age 10, born Frant; occupation: scholarCharles Akehurst
Sidney E. Akehurst, M, Son, age 7, born Frant; occupation: scholarSidney Edward Akehurst
Julia Akehurst, F, Daughter, age 5, born Frant; occupation: scholarJulia Akehurst
Thomas P. Akehurst, M, Son, age 3, born FrantThomas Philip Akehurst

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Selmes, M, Head, married, age 39, born Whatlington; occupation Railway platelayerJames SelmesRushly Cottage1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Sarah Jane Selmes, F, Wife, married, age 36, born SedlescombeSarah Jane Selmes
Albert Selmes, M, Son, age 12, born Mountfield; occupation ScholarAlbert Selmes
Jane P. Selmes, F, Daughter, age 10, born Mountfield; occupation ScholarJane P. Selmes

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Puxted, M, Head, married, age 35, born Ticehurst; occupation Farm BailiffGeorge Puxty, farm bailiffRushly Farm1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Ellen Puxted, F, Wife, married, age 33, born GoudhurstEllen Puxted [Ellis]
James Puxted, M, Son, age 9, born Goudhurst; occupation ScholarJames Puxted

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Deacon, M, Head, widowed, age 76, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerJohn Deacon, farm labourerRushly Cottage1881 Census
Frant, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Duff, F, Head, single, age 36, born Scotland; occupation: woodreveJames Duff, woodreveRushly Lodge1881 Census
Frant, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdwin Ellis, M, Head, married, age 31, born Goudhurst; occupation: groomEdwin Ellis, groomRushly Lodge1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Elizabeth Ellis, F, Wife, married, age 38, born CuckfieldElizabeth Ellis
Albert Ellis, M, Son, age 8, born Ticehurst; occupation: scholarAlbert Ellis
Annie Ellis, F, Daughter, age 4, born TicehurstAnnie Ellis

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