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1828Allchin, Thomas; occupation: innkeeperThomas Allchin, innkeeperChequers InnPigot's Directory

1833Bourner, James, occupation: innkeeperJames Bourner, publicanChequers InnPigot's Directory

1839Bourner, James; occupation InnkeeperJames Bourner, publicanChequers InnPigot's Directory

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Bourner, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex, occupation: publicanJames Bourner, publicanChequers Inn1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Maria Bourner, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49, born SussexMaria Bourner
Thomas Bourner, M, [Son], age 23, born SussexThomas Bourner
Anne Bourner, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24Anne Maria Bourner
Elizabeth Bourner, F, [Daughter], age 18Elizabeth Bourner
Henry Bourner, M, [Son], age 12Henry Bourner
George Bourner, M, [Grand-son], age 6 months, born SussexGeorge Bourner
George Roberts, M, age 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantGeorge Roberts
Sarah West, F, age 17, born Sussex; occupation ServantSarah West
Mary Dann, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantMary Dann

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Ridley, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Ridley, farm labourerChequers Inn1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Caroline Ridley, F, [Wife], age 27, born SussexCaroline Ridley [Scott]
Harriot Ridley, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexHarriot Ridley
James Ridley, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexJames Ridley

1851Ray, Richd.; occupation Innkeeper and posting houseRichard RayChequersPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 3 people; occupation Innkeeper and farmerRichard RayChequers Inn1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeJane C Ray
SonCharles Ray
Nephew; occupation SCHOLARArthur Norris
Servant; occupation: house servantElizabeth Streeter
Servant; occupation: general servantSarah Weller [Muddle]

1867Directory entryGoldsmith Thomas, farmer &, Chequers commercial innChequers commercial innPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryGoldsmith Sophia (Mrs.), farmer &, Chequers commercial innChequers commercial innPost Office Directory

c 1875Maresfield, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyChequers Inn

3rd Apr 1881CensusSophia Goldsmith, F, Head, widowed, age 53, born Northiam; occupation: innkeeperSophia Goldsmith [Crouch]Chequers Inn1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Thomas Goldsmith, M, Son, single, age 24, born Maresfield; occupation: innkeeperThomas Goldsmith
William Goldsmith, M, Son, single, age 19, born Maresfield; occupation: clerkWilliam Goldsmith
Henry Goldsmith, M, Son, single, age 18, born Maresfield; occupation: seedsman's assistantHenry Goldsmith
Edwin Goldsmith, M, Son, single, age 17, born Maresfield; occupation: ostlerEdwin Goldsmith
Alice Goldsmith, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarAlice Goldsmith
Kate Goldsmith, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarKate Goldsmith
George Goldsmith, M, Son, age 13, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarGeorge Goldsmith

1882Directory entryGoldsmith Sophia (Mrs.), Chequers innChequers innKelly's Directory

1888Directory entryGoldsmith, Mrs, Chequers Inn, MaresfieldChequers Inn, MaresfieldBrooker's Guide

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