The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Woodlands Nursery      Maresfield  
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6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Wood, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation NurserymanWilliam Wood, nurserymanWoodlands New House1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Anne Wood, F, [Wife], age 60 to 64Anne Wood
Charles Wood, M, [Son], age 25 to 29Charles Wood, nurseryman and florist
Elizabeth Fish, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantElizabeth Fish

6th Jun 1841CensusBenjamin Hayseltone, M, Head, age 35 to 39; occupation: propigatorBenjamin Hayseltone, propigatorWoodlands Old House1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 40 people; occupation NurserymanCharles Wood, nurseryman and floristWoodlands Cottage1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeMary Ann Wood [Goldsmith]
DaughterSusanna Wood
SonWilliam Charles Wood, nurseryman
DaughterLouisa Sarah Turner [Wood]
Sister-in-law; widowedElizabeth Hough
Servant; occupation GENERAL SERVANTElizabeth Syfleet
Servant; occupation: general servantPhiladelphia Horscraft
Nurse; occupation: nurseMary Muddle

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed; occupation NurserymanWilliam Wood, nurserymanWoodlands1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Servant; occupation HOUSEKEEPERMeria Paskell

1867Directory entryWood Wm. & Son, nurserymen, seedsmen & florists, Woodlands nurseryWoodlands nurseryPost Office Directory
This parish is noted for its extensive nursery and flower gardens, carried on by Messrs. W. Wood and Son at Woodlands

1874Directory entryWood Wm. & Son, nurserymen, seedsmen & florists, Woodlands nurseryWoodlands nurseryPost Office Directory
Here are extensive nursery and flower gardens, carried on by Messrs. W. Wood and Sons, at Woodlands

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 SurveyWoodlands Nursery

3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Burrell, M, Head, married, age 56, born Horsted Keynes, occupation: nursery foremanWalter Burrell, nursery foremanWoodlands1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Burrell, F, Wife, married, age 50, born LondonMary Burrell
Charles Burrell, M, Son, single, age 28, born Barcombe, occupation: nursery labourerCharles Burrell
Emma Burrell, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Maresfield, occupation: domestic servantEmma Burrell
Henry Burrell, M, Son, single, age 20, born Maresfield, occupation: nursery labourerHenry Burrell
Albert Burrell, M, Son, single, age 17, born Maresfield, occupation: groomAlbert Burrell
William Burrell, M, Son, age 15, born Maresfield, occupation: nursery labourerWilliam Burrell
Mary Ann Burrell, F, Daughter, age 12, born Maresfield, occupation: scholarMary Ann Burrell
Walter Burrell, M, Son, age 10, born Maresfield, occupation: scholarWalter Burrell
Thomas Burrell, M, Son, age 6, born Maresfield, occupation: scholarThomas Burrell

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Wood, M, Head, married, age 65, born France, employs 52 men and boys; occupation NurserymanCharles Wood, nurseryman and floristWoodlands1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Anne Wood, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Maresfield, handicap: blindMary Ann Wood [Goldsmith]
Ann Wood, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born MaresfieldAnne Wood
Frederick J. Wood, M, Son, single, age 23, born Maresfield; occupation NurserymanFrederic John Wood
Mary Jane Minns, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Maresfield; occupation: housekeeperMary Jane Minns
Ellen B. Dotterill, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Hampshire; occupation: domestic servantEllen B. Dotterill
Fanny Farnes, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Fletching; occupation: domestic servantFanny Farnes

3rd Apr 1881CensusJoseph Curd, M, Head, married, age 54, born Buxted; occupation: nurserymanJoseph Curd, nurserymanWoodlands1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Curd, F, Wife, married, age 58, born MaresfieldMary Curd
Isaac Curd, M, Son, married, age 24, born Maresfield; occupation: nurserymanIsaac Curd
Alfred Booth, M, Lodger, single, age 23, born Heathfield, occupation: carterAlfred Booth

1882Directory entryWood William & Son, nurserymen, seedsmen, florists & landscape gardeners, Woodlands nurseryWoodlands nurseryKelly's Directory
At Woodlands are the well-known and very extensive nurseries and flower gardens of Messrs. W. Wood and Son, occupying 150 acres and long celebrated for their roses, fruit and forest trees and American plants.

1888Directory entryWood, Charles, nurseryman, Woodlands nurseryWoodlands nurseryBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryWood, Frederick John, nurseryman, WoodlandsWoodlandsBrooker's Guide

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