The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Brook Farm      Mayfield  
Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Gaston, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farmerThomas Gaston, farmerBrook1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Lucy Gaston, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexLucy Gaston [Killick]
James Gaston, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Gaston, huckster
Dinah Gaston, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexDinah Gaston
Thomas Gaston, M, [Son], age 14, born SussexThomas Gaston, farm labourer
Ann Gaston, F, [Daughter], age 13, born SussexAnn Gaston
Frederick Gaston, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexFrederick Gaston
Frances Gaston, F, [Daughter], age 8, born SussexFanny Gaston
Benjamin Gaston, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexBenjamin Gaston
William Gaston, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexWilliam Gaston
George Gaston, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexGeorge Gaston
James Gaston, M, [Grand-son], age 2, born SussexJames Blackman Gaston

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Lade, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerThomas Lade, farm labourerBrook1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Sarah Lade, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexSarah Lade
Simeon Lade, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexSimon Lade
Elizabeth Lade, F, [Daughter], age 13, born SussexElizabeth Lade

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Ovenden, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerWilliam OvendenBrook1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Phillis Ovenden, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexPhiladelphia Ovenden
Harriot Ovenden, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexHarriot Ovenden
Lucy Ovenden, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexLucy Ovenden
Charles Ovenden, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexCharles Ovenden
Thomas Ovenden, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexThomas Ovenden
Ann Ovenden, F, [Daughter], age 9 months, born SussexAnn Ovenden

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Cob, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Cob, farm labourerBrook1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Sarah Cob, F, [Wife], age 65 to 69, born SussexSarah Cob
Mary Frost, F, [Lodger], age 12, born SussexMary Frost

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed; occupation: charwomanRhoda Lusted [Rebbeck]Brook1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Alfred Lusted, M, SonAlfred Tutt Rebeck
DaughterCharlotte Lusted
SonWilliam Lusted
DaughterHarriot Lusted

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farmerCharles Gasson Smith, farmerBrook House1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifePhillis Smith
SonJames Smith
DaughterElizabeth M. Smith
DaughterJane E. Smith

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation PauperElizabeth RichardsonBrook1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Son; occupation Farm LabourerRaymond Richardson

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm LabourerWilliam OvendenBrook Cottage1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifePhiladelphia Ovenden
Son; occupation Farm LabourerCharles Ovenden
Son; occupation Farm LabourerThomas Ovenden
Daughter; occupation ScholarAnn Ovenden
VisitorMary Ann Brooman

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Cole, farm labourerBrook Cottage1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Cole [Dann]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerThomas Lade, farm labourerBrook1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Lade
Son; occupation: farm labourerThomas Lade
Son; occupation: farm labourerSimon Lade
DaughterElizabeth Lade

7th Apr 1861CensusHannah Smith, F, Head, single, age 54, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: charwomanHannah Smith, charwomanBrook1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex

1867Directory entryField William, farmer, Brook farmBrook farmPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Field, M, Head, married, age 62, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 24 acresWilliam Field, farmerThe Brook1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Hannah Field, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Rotherfield, SussexHannah Field [Cork]
Benjamin Field, M, Boarder, single, age 57, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer (retired)Benjamin Field, farmer
Charles Hudson, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm servantCharles Hudson
Rosa Gadd, F, Servant, age 17, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: domestic servantRosa Gadd
Mary Ford, F, Visitor, married, age 47, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's wifeMary Ford
Sarah Ford, F, Visitor, single, age 19, born Jevington, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterSarah Ford
Mary Symes, F, Visitor, single, age 22, born London, Middlesex; occupation: farmer's daughterMary Symes

2nd Apr 1871CensusDaniel Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 29, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerDaniel Dadswell, gardenerBrook Cottage1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ann Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Buxted, SussexAnn Dadswell [Pollington]

2nd Apr 1871CensusObed Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 58, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerObadiah Dadswell, farm labourerBrook Cottage1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Lucy A Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Mayfield, SussexSarah Anne Dadswell [Cole]

c 1875Castle Hill, Gravelhill & Argos Hill, South of Rotherfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyBrook Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Baker, M, Head, married, age 70, born Kent; occupation: farm labourerRichard Baker, farm labourerBrook Farm1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Hannah Baker, F, Wife, married, age 65, born RotherfieldHannah Baker

3rd Apr 1881CensusBenj. Field, M, Head, single, age 66, born Mayfield; occupation: farmerBenjamin Field, farmerBrook Farm1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Hannah Deacon, F, Servant, widowed, age 75, born Mayfield; occupation: housekeeperHannah Deacon
Fanny Elizth. Hartup, F, Boarder, age 8, born Kent; occupation: scholarFanny Elizabeth Hartup

3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Guy, M, Head, single, age 66, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerDavid Guy, farm labourerBrook Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Hannah Miles, F, Servant, age 41, born Rotherfield; occupation: housekeeperHannah Miles

3rd Apr 1881CensusDaniel Bridger, M, Head, married, age 40, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerDaniel Bridger, farm labourerBrook Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Martha Bridger, F, Wife, married, age 33, born BalcombeMartha Bridger
Frederick L. Humphrey, M, Son, age 13, born Marylebone; occupation: scholarFrederick L. Humphrey
Ellen Bridger, F, Daughter, age 11, born Marylebone; occupation: scholarEllen Bridger
Edward Bridger, M, Son, age 8, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarEdward Bridger
Thomas Bridger, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarThomas Bridger
Martha Elizth. Bridger, F, Daughter, age 3, born MayfieldMartha Elizabeth Bridger

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Boxall, M, Head, married, age 27, occupation: farm labourerHenry Boxall, farm labourerBrook Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Martha Boxall, F, Wife, married, age 25, born UdimoreMartha Boxall
Thomas Boxall, M, Son, age 4, born MayfieldThomas Boxall
Ruth Boxall, F, Daughter, age 2, born MayfieldRuth Boxall

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdmund Hall, M, Head, married, age 54, born Gloucestershire; occupation: railway labourerEdmund Hall, railway labourerBrook Cottages1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Caroline Hall, F, Wife, married, age 42, born HerefordshireCaroline Hall

5th Apr 1891CensusDavid Cornford, M, Head, married, age 47, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmerDavid Cornford, farm labourerBrook Farm1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Julia Cornford, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, SussexJulia Cornford [Smith]
John Cornford, M, Son, single, age 22, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonJohn Cornford
Esther Cornford, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Mayfield, SussexEsther Cornford
Lucy Cornford, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Mayfield, SussexLucy Cornford
Daniel Cornford, M, Son, single, age 14, born Mayfield, SussexDaniel Cornford
Hephiebah Cornford, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Mayfield, SussexHephzabab Cornford
Cornelious Cornford, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarCornelius Cornford
David Cornford, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarDavid Cornford
Ellen Cornford, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexEllen Cornford
Charles Cornford, M, Son, age 4 months, born Mayfield, SussexCharles Cornford

5th Apr 1891CensusDaniel Bridger, M, Head, widowed, age 45, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: game keeperDaniel Bridger, farm labourerBrook Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Thomas Bridger, M, Son, single, age 15, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Bridger

5th Apr 1891CensusBenjamin Field, M, Head, single, age 77, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: living on own meansBenjamin Field, farmerBrook Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Hannah Deacon, F, Servant, widowed, age 34, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: house keeperHannah Deacon
Samuel Deacon, M, Visitor, widowed, age 46, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayerSamuel Deacon
Hannah Startup, F, Visitor, widowed, age 42, born Mayfield, SussexHannah Startup

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Parks, M, Head, married, age 44, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerThomas ParksBrook Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Edith Parks, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Mayfield, SussexEdith Parks
Harry Parks, M, Son, age 13, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarHarry Parks
Ann Parks, F, Daughter, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarAnn Parks
Lucy Parks, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarLucy Parks
Emily Parks, F, Daughter, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarEmily Parks
Minnie Parks, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarMinnie Parks
Sophia Parks, F, Daughter, age 4, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarSophia Parks
Edward Parks, M, Son, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexEdward Parks

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Thompsett, M, Head, widowed, age 50, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Brick MakerWilliam ThompsettBrook Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Thompsett, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Tunbridge Wells, KentElizabeth Thompsett
Alice Thompsett, F, Daughter, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarAlice Thompsett
Hannah Thompsett, F, Daughter, age 12, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarHannah Thompsett

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