The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1931Wealden Iron by Ernest Straker ⇒ p. 391

Historical records

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

6th Jun 1841CensusMary [Tutt], F, Head, age 24, born Sussex; occupation IndependentMary Ann Tutt [Hemsley]Spoods1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
John [Tutt], M, [Son], age 7, born SussexJohn Tutt

6th Jun 1841CensusHester Langford, F, Head, age 39, born Sussex; occupation: independentHester Langford, independentSpoods1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Sarah Langford, F, [Daughter], age 18, born Sussex; occupation: independentSarah Langford
Mahaly Langford, F, [Daughter], age 6 months, born SussexMahaly Langford

6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Cottington, F, Head, age 24, born KentSarah CottingtonSpoods1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Frances Cottington, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexFrances Cottington
John Cottington, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexJohn Cottington
Ann Hook, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: independentAnn Hook

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Henly, farm labourerSpoods1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeHenrietta Henly [Sands] [Tester]
Daughter; occupation: scholarSarah Henly
Daughter; occupation: scholarJane Henly
Daughter; occupation: scholarMargaret Henly
SonThomas Henly
Wife's daughter; occupation: general servantAnsley Goldsmith [Tester]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Sands, farm labourerSpoods1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeAnn Sands [Weston]
Son; occupation: farm labourerCharles Sands

7th Apr 1861CensusSamuel Smith, M, Head, married, age 22, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Smith, farm labourerSpoods1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Eden J Smith, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's wifeEden J. Smith

1867Directory entryCornwell - (Mrs.), farmer, SpoodsSpoodsPost Office Directory

c 1875Wilderness Farm, Spoods Farm and Burnt House, South of Rotherfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveySpoods Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Simmons, M, Head, married, age 26, born Buxted; occupation Farm labourerWilliam SimmonsSpoods1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Fanny Simmons, F, Wife, married, age 26, born MayfieldFanny Simmons [Ticehurst]
Kate T. Simmons, F, Daughter, age 4, born Mayfield; occupation ScholarKate T. Simmons
David S. Simmons, M, Son, age 3, born MayfieldDavid S. Simmons
William P. Simmons, M, Son, age 1, born MayfieldWilliam P. Simmons

5th Apr 1891CensusFrank Coval, M, Head, single, age 42, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: nurseryman and farmerFrank Coval, nurseryman and farmerSpoods House1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Mary Jane Homewood, F, Housekeeper, widowed, age 53, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperMary Jane Homewood
Jane Packham, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantJane Peckham

5th Apr 1891CensusAmos Cottingham, M, Head, married, age 57, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerAmos Cottingham, farmerSpoods Farm1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ann Cottingham, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Lewes, SussexAnn Cottingham
James A Cottingham, M, Son, single, age 19, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames A Cottingham
Emily Cottingham, F, Daughter, age 14, born Buxted, SussexEmily Cottingham
Amos Cottingham, M, Son, age 12, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarAmos Cottingham
Charles Cottingham, M, Son, age 9, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharles Cottingham

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