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1597FreeholderJohn BakerSpinstrawesBuckhurst Terrier
John Baker, gentleman, holds by deed land called Spinstrawes, 42 acres, bounds:
  • the lane from Birchden forge to Groombridge to the East
  • demeane land of Birchden to the West, North and South
Another parcel, bounds:
  • Claiton Lands to the East, North and South
  • lane from Birchden forge to Groombridge to the West
Spinstrawes, bounds:
  • Claiton lands to the North
  • Perriefeilds to the West and South
  • River called Sayes to the East
Rent 2s.

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

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

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Carr, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerThomas Carr, farm labourerPinstraws1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Carr, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexAnn Carr
6th Jun 1841CensusSharlott Carr, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexCharlotte Jenner [Carr]
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Carr, F, age 75 to 79, born Sussex, occupation: servantMary Carr
6th Jun 1841CensusDavid Hider, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerDavid Pollington Hider

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Bassett, M, Head, age 27, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Bassett, farm labourerPinstraws1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusFrances Bassett, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexFanny Bassett [Turner]
6th Jun 1841CensusMargaret Turner, F, age 6 months, born SussexMargaret Turner

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: farm labourerThomas Carr, farm labourerPinstraw Farm1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeAnn Carr
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter, occupation: scholarMariah Carr
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; occupation Farm labourerDavid Pollington Hider
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger's wifeElizabeth Pollington [Warrington]
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger's sonWilliam Pollington
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger's sonJohn Pollington
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; occupation: shoe makerJohn Hider

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerDavid Langridge, farm labourerPinstraw Farm1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeElizabeth Langridge [Richardson]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarRhoda Ann Langridge
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarGeorge Langridge, carter
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarAnn Rhoda Langridge
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarDavid Langridge
30th Mar 1851CensusSonJames Langridge
30th Mar 1851CensusFather, widowed; occupation: pauperDavid Langridge, farm labourer

2nd Apr 1871CensusSamuel Welfare, M, Head, married, age 41, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Welfare, farm labourerPinestraw1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusJane Welfare, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Hartfield, SussexJane Welfare
2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Welfare, M, Son, single, age 15, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: nursery gardenerThomas Welfare
2nd Apr 1871CensusFanny Welfare, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarFanny Welfare
2nd Apr 1871CensusJane M Welfare, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarJane M. Welfare
2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn H Welfare, M, Son, age 7, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarJohn H. Welfare
2nd Apr 1871CensusRose Welfare, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexRose Welfare

c 1875Birchden, Park Corner & Cobbarn, South of Groombridge - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyPinstraw Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Card, M, Head, married, age 38, born Speldhurst; occupation: farm labourerEdward Walter Card, farm labourerPinstraws1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny Card, F, Wife, married, age 31, born PenshurstFanny Card
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas William Card, M, Son, age 11, born Berwick; occupation: scholarThomas William Card
3rd Apr 1881CensusAgnes Mary Card, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarAgnes Mary Card
3rd Apr 1881CensusRose Card, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarRose Card
3rd Apr 1881CensusErnest Edward Card, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarErnest Edward Card
3rd Apr 1881CensusLilian Card, F, Daughter, age 3, born RotherfieldLilian Card
3rd Apr 1881CensusEdith Card, F, Daughter, age 11 m, born RotherfieldEdith Card

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Soane, M, Head, married, age 50, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Soane, farm labourerPinstraws1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusEmily Soane, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Fletching, SussexEmily Soane
5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Soane, M, Son, single, age 19, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Soane
5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Soane, M, Son, single, age 14, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Soane
5th Apr 1891CensusFanny Soane, F, Daughter, age 12, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarFanny Soane
5th Apr 1891CensusNelson Soane, M, Son, age 10, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarNelson Soane
5th Apr 1891CensusAda Soane, F, Daughter, age 7, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarAda Soane
5th Apr 1891CensusRosa Soane, F, Daughter, age 5, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: scholarRosa Soane
5th Apr 1891CensusElsi Staplehurst, F, Stepdaughter, age 1, born Uckfield, SussexElsi Staplehurst

2001TodayPinstraw Farm

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