The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Historical records

c 1875Groombridge, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyProvidence Cottage

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Austin, M, Head, married, age 70, born Barcombe; occupation: shoemakerWilliam Austin, shoemakerProvidence Cottage No 21881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Lucy Austin, F, Wife, married, age 62, born LewesLucy Austin
Arthur Clift, M, Apprentice, single, age 16, born West Hoathly, occupation: apprenticeArthur Clift

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Austin, M, Head, married, age 39, born Chiddingstone; occupation: bricklayerJohn Austen, bricklayerProvidence Cottage No 31881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Martha Austin, F, Wife, married, age 37, born ChiddingstoneMartha Austin
Alice Austin, F, Daughter, age 11, born Penshurst; occupation: scholarAlice Austin
Ada Austin, F, Daughter, age 8, born Penshurst; occupation: scholarAda Austin
Minnie Austin, F, Daughter, age 6, born Withyham; occupation: scholarMinnie Austin
Harry Austin, M, Son, age 2, born WithyhamHarry Austin
James Farmer, M, Lodger, single, age 23, born Speldhurst; occupation: labourerJames Farmer, labourer
John Austin, M, Son Of Head, age 3, born WithyhamJohn Austin

3rd Apr 1881CensusAmbrose Sheirstone, M, Head, married, age 41, born Somerset; occupation Railway LabourerAmbrose SheirstoneProvidence Cottage No 41881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Emily Sheirstone, F, Wife, married, age 41, born SomersetEmily Sheirstone
Charles Butcher, M, Lodger, single, age 32, born Wiltshire, occupation: railway labourerCharles Butcher
Francis Noakes, M, Lodger, single, age 25, born Wiltshire; occupation: railway labourerFrancis Noakes
Joseph Reynolds, M, Lodger, single, age 36; occupation Railway LabourerJoseph Reynolds
William James, M, Lodger, single, age 30; occupation: railway labourerWilliam James

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Wilkins, M, Head, married, age 36, born Wiltshire; occupation Railway signalmanJohn WilkinsProvidence Cottage No 51881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Louise Wilkins, F, Wife, married, age 30, born KentLouise Wilkins
E.Thomas Wilkins, M, Son, age 1, born HorshamE. Thomas Wilkins

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Raikes, M, Head, married, age 37, born Somerset; occupation Railway LabourerWilliam RaikesProvidence Cottage No 61881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Eleanor Raikes, F, Wife, married, age 28, born BristolEleanor Raikes
William Raikes, M, Son, age 3, born WalesWilliam Raikes
William Wheatly, M, Lodger, single, age 44, born Cambridgeshire; occupation: railway labourerWilliam Wheatly

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Lovekin, M, Lodger (Head), married, age 41, born Horsham; occupation: railway platelayerCharles Lovekin, railway platelayerProvidence Cottage No 61881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Sarah Lovekin, F, Wife, married, age 31, born HorshamSarah Lovekin
Kate Lovekin, F, Daughter, age 6, born WithyhamKate Lovekin
Charles Lovekin, M, Son, age 4, born WithyhamCharles Lovekin
Jane Lovekin, F, Daughter, age 2, born WithyhamJane Lovekin
Albert Lovekin, M, Son, age 3 m, born WithyhamAlbert Lovekin

3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Card, M, Head, married, age 68, born Rotherfield; occupation: vermin destroyerDavid Card, farm labourer & mole-catcherProvidence Cottage No 71881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Philly Card, F, Wife, married, age 69, born RotherfieldPhiladelphia Card [Gammon]
Henry Luxford, M, Lodger, single, age 60, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerHenry Luxford
Eliza Stephens, F, Lodger, single, age 67, born WithyhamEliza Stephens
Eliza Wilson, F, Lodger, single, age 41, born WithyhamEliza Wilson

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Weller, M, Head, married, age 24, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourerJohn Weller, farm labourerProvidence Cottage No 81881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Fanny Weller, F, Wife, married, age 20, born UckfieldFanny Sarah Weller [Russell]
Fanny Weller, F, Daughter, age 1, born WithyhamFanny Sarah Harriett Weller
John Kemp, M, Lodger, widowed, age 78, born Eynsford; occupation: former farmerJohn Kemp

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Russell, M, Head, married, age 53, born Waldron; occupation Railway LabourerThomas RussellProvidence Cottage No 91881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Harriett Russell, F, Wife, married, age 50, born BodiamHarriett Russell
Thomas Russell, M, Son, single, age 19, born Uckfield; occupation Railway PorterThomas Russell
David Russell, M, Son, single, age 16, born Lewes; occupation Farm labourerDavid Russell
William Russell, M, Son, age 14, born Lewes; occupation Railway ServantWilliam Russell
Harriett Russell, F, Daughter, age 12, born Lewes; occupation ScholarHarriett Russell

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Wells, M, Head, married, age 38, born Kelsale, Suffolk; occupation: GardenerGeorge WellsNo 1, Providence Cottages1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Jane Wells, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Rockland St Peters, Norfolk; handicap: DeafJane Wells

5th Apr 1891CensusAlbert E Setford, M, Head, married, age 28, born Barcombe, Sussex; occupation: railway platelayerAlbert E Setford, railway platelayerNo 2, Providence Cottages1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Annie Setford, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Groombridge, KentAnnie Setford
Edith C Setford, F, Daughter, age 9 months, born Groombridge, SussexEdith C Setford
Edwin Homewood, M, Brother-in-law, single, age 29, born Groombridge, Kent; occupation: basketmaker; handicap: blindEdwin Homewood
John Tullett, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Danehill, Sussex; occupation: PlatelayerJohn Tullett
William Walfare, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Newick, Sussex; occupation: PlatelayerWilliam Walfare

5th Apr 1891CensusMartha Austin, F, Head, widowed, age 47, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: laundressMartha AustinNo 3, Providence Cottages1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
John Austin, M, Son, age 13, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: scholarJohn Austin
Frank Austin, M, Son, age 7, born Groombridge, SussexFrank Austin
Ernest P Austin, M, Son, age 3, born Groombridge, SussexErnest P Austin

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Holden, M, Head, married, age 47, born Henfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourerWilliam Holden, general labourerNo 4, Providence Cottages1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Eliza Holden, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Hartfield, SussexEliza Holden
Florence Holden, F, Daughter, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFlorence Holden
George Holden, M, Son, age 10, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: scholarGeorge Holden
Walter Holden, M, Son, age 7, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: scholarWalter Holden
Percy Holden, M, Son, age 6, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: scholarPercy Holden
Minnie Holden, F, Daughter, age 1, born Groombridge, SussexMinnie Holden
William Lockyer, M, Lodger, single, age 38, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: blacksmithWilliam Lockyer

5th Apr 1891CensusIsaac Rye, M, Head, married, age 83, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourerIsaac RyeNo 5, Providence Cottages1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Theodosia Rye, F, Wife, married, age 69, born LondonTheodoria Rye [Hewett]
Joseph A Rye, M, Son, single, age 28, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourerJoseph A. Rye
William Allcorn, M, Lodger, single, age 47, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Allchorn, labourer
Frederick Mitchell, M, Lodger, single, age 40, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: gardenerFrederick Mitchell
Alice Maud Smith, F, Nurse Child, age 1, born LondonAlice Maud Smith

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Lovekin, M, Head, married, age 51, born Horsham, Sussex; occupation: labourer on L.B. & S.C.railwayCharles Lovekin, labourer on L.B. & S.C.railwayNo 6, Providence Cottages1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Sarah Lovekin, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Horsham, SussexSarah Lovekin
Charles Lovekin, M, Son, age 14, born Groombridge, SussexCharles Lovekin
Jane Lovekin, F, Daughter, age 12, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: scholarJane Lovekin
Albert Lovekin, M, Son, age 10, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlbert Lovekin
Sarah Lovekin, F, Daughter, age 3, born Groombridge, SussexSarah Lovekin
Diana Stevenson, F, Lodger, widowed, age 68, born Withyham, SussexDiana Stephenson [Farmer]
Alice Stevenson, F, Lodger, age 15, born Withyham, SussexAlice Stevenson

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Bonwick, M, Head, married, age 36, born East Grinstead, Sussex, occupation: platelayerHenry Bonwick, platelayerNo 7, Providence Cottages1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Jane Bonwick, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Lingfield, SurreyJane Bonwick
Henry Bonwick, M, Son, age 13, born East Grinstead, Sussex, occupation: general labourerHenry Bonwick
Rosina Bonwick, F, Daughter, age 10, born East Grinstead, Sussex, occupation: scholarRosina Bonwick
Alice Bonwick, F, Daughter, age 8, born East Grinstead, Sussex, occupation: scholarAlice Bonwick
Albert Bonwick, M, Son, age 5, born East Grinstead, Sussex, occupation: scholarAlbert Bonwick
Fanny Bonwick, F, Daughter, age 2, born East Grinstead, SussexFanny Bonwick

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Wilmer, M, Head, married, age 30, born Pulborough, Sussex; occupation: Railway signalmanCharles WilmerNo 8, Providence Cottages1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Elizabeth A Wilmer, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Rotherfield, SussexElizabeth A Wilmer
Ethel Wilmer, F, Daughter, age 7, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: ScholarEthel Wilmer
Mabel A Wilmer, F, Daughter, age 6, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: ScholarMabel A Wilmer
Lilian A Wilmer, F, Daughter, age 3, born Groombridge, SussexLilian A Wilmer
Harold J Wilmer, M, Son, age 5 months, born Groombridge, SussexHarold J Wilmer

5th Apr 1891CensusDavid Carver, M, Head, married, age 29, born Ditchling, Sussex; occupation: signalman on L.B. & S.C. railwayDavid Carver, signalman on L.B. & S.C. railwayNo 9, Providence Cottages1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Louisa Carver, F, Wife, married, age 27, born East Grinstead, SussexLouisa Carver
William G Carver, M, Son, age 3, born Shoreham, SussexWilliam G Carver
Frederick Martin, M, Lodger, single, age 23, born Goring, Sussex; occupation: signalman on L.B. & S.C. railwayFrederick Martin

2nd Apr 1911CensusWalter Richard Humphrey, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carmanWalter Richard Humphrey, carman1 Providence Cottage, Corseley Road, Groombridge1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Florence Annie Humphrey, F, Wife, married 3 years, age 28, born Etchingham, SussexFlorence Annie Humphrey
Edith Dorothy Humphrey, F, Daughter, age 2, born Groombridge, SussexEdith Dorothy Humphrey
Lilian Rowend Humphrey, F, Daughter, age 10 months, born Groombridge, SussexLilian Rowend Humphrey

2nd Apr 1911CensusWilliam John Miles, M, Head, married, age 48, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: carmanWilliam John Miles, carman1 Providence Cottage, Corseley Road, Groombridge1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex

2nd Apr 1911CensusAlbert E Setford, M, Head, married, age 47, born Barcombe, Sussex; occupation: railway platelayer, permanent wayAlbert E Setford, railway platelayer, permanent way2 Providence Cottage, Corseley Road, Groombridge1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Annie Setford, F, Wife, married 21 years, age 54, born Groombridge, KentAnnie Setford
Albert W. Setford, M, Son, single, age 16, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: G.P.O. telegraph messengerAlbert W. Setford
Edith C. Setford, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Groombridge, SussexEdith C. Setford

2nd Apr 1911CensusMartha Stapley, F, Head, married, age 66, born Chiddingstone, KentMartha Stapley3 Providence Cottage, Corseley Road, Groombridge1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Frank Austen, M, Son, single, age 27, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourerFrank Austen
Ernest Phillip Austen, M, Son, single, age 23, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourerErnest Phillip Austen
George French, M, Boarder, single, age 26, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: horseman on farmGeorge French

2nd Apr 1911CensusWilliam Webb, M, Head, married, age 42, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: under propagatorWilliam Webb, under propagator4 Providence Cottages, Corseley Road, Groombridge1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Sarah Webb, F, Wife, married 43 years, age 61, born Crowhurst, SurreySarah Webb
Olive Mable Webb, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: kitchenmaidOlive Mable Webb

2nd Apr 1911CensusAlbert Rye, M, Head, married, age 47, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: chimney sweepAlbert Rye, chimney sweep5 Providence Cottage, Corseley Road, Groombridge1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Jane Rye, F, Wife, married 13 years, age 36, born Cranbrook, KentJane Rye
Frances Rye, M, Son, age 12, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: school, house boyFrances Rye
Jessie Rye, F, Daughter, age 11, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: schoolJessie Rye
Albert Rye, M, Son, age 7, born Groombridge, SussexAlbert Rye
Alice Rye, F, Daughter, age 5, born Groombridge, SussexAlice Rye

2nd Apr 1911CensusCharles Albert Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 65, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: jobbing gardenerCharles Albert Allcorn, farm labourer6 Providence Cottages, Corseley Road, Groombridge1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Mary Allcorn, F, Wife, married 45 years, age 63, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Ann Allcorn [Martin]
Mary Ann Allcorn, F, Daughter, single, age 40, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Anne Allcorn

2nd Apr 1911CensusEdwin Homewood, M, Head, married, age 51, born Groombridge, Kent; occupation: newsvendorEdwin Homewood, newsvendor7 Providence Cottages, Corseley Road, Groombridge1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Jane Homewood, F, Wife, married 5 years, age 50, born Dormansland, Surrey; occupation: assists in businessJane Homewood
Rosina Bonwick, F, Stepdaughter, single, age 30, born Ashurstwood, Sussex; occupation: parlourmaidRosina Bonwick
Frederick James Bonwick, F, Stepsister, single, age 19, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: under gardenerFrederick James Bonwick
Ernest Stanley Bonwick, F, Stepsister, age 10, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: schoolErnest Stanley Bonwick

2nd Apr 1911CensusJesse Hudson, M, Head, married, age 32, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: postmanJesse Hudson, postman8 Providence Cottages, Corseley Road, Groombridge1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Annie Hudson, F, Wife, married 9 years, age 33, born Withyham, SussexAnnie Hudson
William J. C. Hudson, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, SussexWilliam J. C. Hudson

2nd Apr 1911CensusWilliam Horace Young, M, Head, single, age 19, born Brentford, Middlesex; occupation: butcher's assistantWilliam Horace Young, butcher's assistant8 Providence Cottages, Corseley Road, Groombridge1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex

2nd Apr 1911CensusGeorge Avis, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener labourerGeorge Avis, gardener labourer9 Providence Cottages, Corseley Road, Groombridge1911 Census
Withyham and Groombridge, Sussex
Caroline Avis, F, Wife, married 11 years, age 34, born Mayfield, SussexCaroline Avis
Elizabeth Avis, F, Daughter, age 10, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: schoolElizabeth Avis
William Avis, M, Son, age 6, born Groombridge, SussexWilliam Avis
Evelyn Avis, F, Daughter, age 4, born Groombridge, SussexEvelyn Avis
George A. Avis, M, Son, age 1, born Groombridge, SussexGeorge A. Avis

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