The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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c 1795Five Ashes, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamFive Ash Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusEdward Head, M, Head, age 58, born Sussex; occupation: publicanEdward Head, publicanFive Ash Inn1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Head, F, [Wife], age 49, born SussexElizabeth Head
Henry Head, M, [Son], age 26, born SussexHenry Head
Edith Head, F, [Daughter], age 13, born SussexEdith Head
George Head, M, [Grand-son], age 2, born SussexGeorge Head

1851Head, Edward; occupation Innkeeper and farmerEdward Head, publicanFive Ash Inn and FarmPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 1 person; occupation: farmerEdward Head, publicanFive Ashes Inn & Farm1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Head
Son; occupation: farmer's sonWilliam Head
Visitor; occupation: stone masonCharles Franklar
Grand-son; occupation: scholarGeorge Head
Daughter-in-law; occupation: farmer's daughterSarah Head
Grand-daughter; occupation: scholarEmily Head

7th Apr 1861CensusEdward Head, M, Head, married, age 80, born Horsted Keynes, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper and farmer of 12 acresEdward Head, innkeeper and farmerFive Ashes1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Head, F, Wife, married, age 72, born Mayfield, SussexElizabeth Head
William Head, M, Son, married, age 50, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonWilliam Head
Sarah Head, F, Daughter-in-law, married, age 47, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantSarah Head

1867Directory entryHead William, farmer and Five Ashes InnFive Ashes InnPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusSarah Head, F, Head, widowed, age 56, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: innkeeperSarah Head, innkeeperFive Ashes Inn1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
George Head, M, Son-in-law, single, age 33, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Head
James Dudeney, M, Boarder, single, age 36, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Dudeney
Benjamin Carter, M, Lodger, single, age 36, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerBenjamin Carter
William Sellens, M, Lodger, single, age 32, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Sellens

1874Directory entryHead Sarah (Mrs.), Five AshesFive AshesPost Office Directory

c 1875Five Ashes, South West of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyFive Ashes Inn

3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Head, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Mayfield; occupation: innkeeperSarah HeadFive Ashes Inn1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
George Head, M, Son, married, age 43, born Mayfield, employs 3 men; occupation: farmerGeorge Head
Charlotte Head, F, Daughter In Law, married, age 35, born Waldron; occupation: barmaidCharlotte Head
Sally Head, F, Granddaughter, age 8, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarSally Head
Georgina Head, F, Granddaughter, age 3, born MayfieldGeorgina Head
Louisa Bailey, F, Visitor, single, age 71, born Mayfield; occupation: domestic servantLouisa Bailey

1882Directory entryHead Sarah (Mrs.), Five AshesFive AshesKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Petitt, M, Head, married, age 50, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Licensed VictuallerWilliam Petitt5 Ashes Inn1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Emily Petitt, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Mayfield, SussexEmily Petitt
Harriet J Petitt, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Mayfield, SussexHarriet J Petitt
Emily P Petitt, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Mayfield, SussexEmily P Petitt
Kate L Petitt, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Mayfield, SussexKate L Petitt
Alice Petitt, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarAlice Petitt

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