The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Old Forge      Maresfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1870A Compendious History of Sussex - Volume II. by Mark Antony Lower, M.A.p. 43
1931Wealden Iron by Ernest Straker ⇒ p. 398

Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusHenry West, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerHenry WestForge House1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary West, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexMary West
Sophia West, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexSophia West
Esther West, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexEsther West
Thomas West, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexThomas West
Ellen West, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexEllen West
Soloman Thomas, M, age 2, born SussexSoloman Thomas

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Evenden, M, Head, age 33, born Sussex; occupation ButcherWilliam Evenden, master butcherOld Forge1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Evenden, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexMary Ann Evenden [Dadswell]
James Ridley, M, age 13, born Sussex; occupation: servantJames Ridley, labourer

6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Turk, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Turk, farm labourerOld Forge1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Turk, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexMary Turk [West]
George Turk, M, [Son], age 8 m, born SussexGeorge Turk

6th Jun 1841CensusTimothy Bennett, M, Head, age 52, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerTimothy Bennett, farm labourerOld Forge1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Ann Bennett, F, [Wife], age 52, born SussexAnn Bennett
Mary Bennett, F, [Daughter], age 24, born SussexMary Bennett
Harriet Bennett, F, [Daughter], age 19, born SussexHarriet Bennett
George Bennett, M, [Son], age 18, born SussexGeorge Bennett
David Bennett, M, [Son], age 14, born SussexDavid Bennett
Charles Bennett, M, [Son], age 12, born SussexCharles Bennett
Sophia Bennett, F, [Daughter], age 8, born SussexSophia Bennett
William Felwick, M, age 64, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Felwick

6th Jun 1841CensusCharles Setford, M, Head, age 36, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerCharles SetfordOld Forge1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Jane Setford, F, [Daughter], age 15, born SussexJane Setford
Charles Setford, M, [Son], age 11, born SussexCharles Setford
Caroline Setford, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexCaroline Setford
Sarah Setford, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexSarah Setford
Thomas Robison, M, age 33; occupation Farm labourerThomas Robison

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: bricklayerWilliam Best, bricklayerForge Bank Cottage1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Best
SonJohn Best

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerHenry West, farm labourerOld Forge1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeMary West [Simmonds]
DaughterEsther West
Grand-sonAlfred West
Grand-son; occupation SCHOLARSolomon Thomas
DaughterEsther Stevenson [Funnell]
Grand-daughterJemima Stevenson

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: millwrightJohn LaurenceOld Forge1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Brother; occupation: millwrightAdam Laurence
SisterMary Ann Laurence
SisterFrances M. Laurence
Servant; occupation GENERAL SERVANTHarriett West
Lodger; occupation Farm labourerIsaac Wood

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerJohn WinnOld Forge1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Son; occupation SCHOLARJohn Norman
SonHenry Norman
DaughterMary Ann Norman
Servant; occupation GENERAL SERVANTElizabeth Norman
Lodger; occupation PauperThomas Stevenson
Visitor; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Curd

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: blacksmithNoah Burley, blacksmithOld Forge1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeMary Burley [King]
SonTrayton Burley
DaughterHarriet Ann Burley
Visitor; occupation: farm labourerAlfred King

c 1875Fairwarp, Hendall, Lampool and Whitehouse, North of Maresfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyOld Forge

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Osborn, M, Head, married, age 49, born Uckfield; occupation Farm labourerGeorge OsbornOld Forge1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Sophia Osborn, F, Wife, married, age 39, born FramfieldSophia Osborne [Reed]
Cecelia Osborn, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Fletching; occupation ScholarCecelia Osborn
Annie Osborn, F, Daughter, age 8, born Fletching; occupation ScholarAnnie Osborn
Fanny Osborn, F, Daughter, age 6, born Fletching; occupation ScholarFanny Osborn
James Osborn, M, Son, age 4, born FletchingJames Osborn
John Osborn, M, Son, age 7 m, born MaresfieldJohn Osborn
Georgena Osborn, F, Granddaughter, age 6, born FletchingGeorgena Osborn

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Turk, M, Head, married, age 69, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourerHenry Turk, farm labourerOld Forge1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Turk, F, Wife, married, age 69, born UckfieldMary Turk [West]
Adam Laurence, M, Boarder, single, age 46, born Maresfield, handicap: idiotAdam Laurence

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Hazelden, M, Head, married, age 60, born Framfield; occupation: bricklayerHenry Haiselden, bricklayerOld Forge1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Sophia Hazelden, F, Wife, married, age 57, born MaresfieldSophia Haiselden

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Mitchell, M, Head, widowed, age 52, born Maresfield; occupation: rat catcherThomas MitchellOld Forge1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Jesse Mitchell, M, Son, age 12, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarJesse Mitchell
Esther Mitchell, F, Daughter, age 7, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarEsther Mitchell
Emma Mitchell, F, Daughter, age 6, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarEmma Mitchell

3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Coleman, F, Head, widowed, age 55, born MaresfieldJane ColemanOld Forge1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
William Coleman, M, Son, single, age 27, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Coleman
Thomas Coleman, M, Son, single, age 21, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourerThomas Coleman
Mary Coleman, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born BuxtedMary Coleman
Robert Coleman, M, Son, single, age 17, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourerRobert Coleman
Mary Ann Coleman, F, Granddaughter, age 11 m, born MaresfieldMary Ann Coleman

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Reed, M, Head, married, age 37, born Maresfield; occupation Farm labourerSamuel ReedOld Forge1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Harriett Reed, F, Wife, married, age 34, born MaresfieldHarriett Reed
John Reed, M, Son, age 13, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarJohn Reed
Emily Reed, F, Daughter, age 11, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarEmily Reed
Samuel Reed, M, Son, age 10, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarSamuel Reed
Henry Reed, M, Son, age 7, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarHenry Reed
Mary Ann Reed, F, Daughter, age 6, born MaresfieldMary Ann Reed
Elizabeth Reed, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born MaresfieldElizabeth Reed

3rd Apr 1881CensusBenjamin Tunks, M, Head, married, age 40, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerBenjamin Tunks, farm labourerOld Forge1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Ann Tunks, F, Wife, married, age 31, born BuxtedAnn Tunks [Funnell]
Lucy Tunks, F, Daughter, age 12, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarLucy Tunks
William Tunks, M, Son, age 10, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarWilliam Tunks
Ada Tunks, F, Daughter, age 7, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarAda Tunks
Louisa Tunks, F, Daughter, age 5, born MaresfieldLouisa Tunks
Annie Tunks, F, Daughter, age 1, born MaresfieldAnnie Tunks

3rd Apr 1881CensusBenjamin Tyler, M, Head, married, age 28, born Maresfield; occupation BricklayerBenjamin TylerOld Forge1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Hannah Tyler, F, Wife, married, age 29, born HartfieldHannah Tyler
William R.W. Tyler, M, Son, age 5, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarWilliam R.W. Tyler

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Awcock, M, Head, widowed, age 62, born East Chiltington; occupation farm labourerThomas Awcock, farm labourerOld Forge1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Jemima Awcock, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born MaresfieldJemima Awcock
Jemima Awcock, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born MaresfieldJemima Awcock
Jesse Awcock, M, Granddaughter, age 6, born MaresfieldJesse Awcock
Jesse Awcock, M, Granddaughter, age 6, born MaresfieldJesse Awcock

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