The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Frog Hole [a.k.a. Hogshole] Farm    Witherenden Road  Mayfield  
Historical records

c 1795Bibleham, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamHogshole Farm

c 1825Bibleham, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodFroghole

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Hobbs, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames HobbsFroghole Cottage1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Emma Hobbs, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexEmma Hobbs [Hendly]
Alfred Hobbs, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexAlfred Hobbs, farm labourer
Breben Hobbs, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexReuben Charles Hobbs, farm labourer
Traiton Hobbs, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexTrayton Hobbs, farm labourer
Benjamin Hobbs, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexBenjamin Hobbs, farm labourer
Frances Hobbs, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexFanny Eldridge [Hobbs]

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Durrant, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farmerThomas Parker DurrantFroghole1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Durrant, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49, born SussexElizabeth Durrant [Cornwell]
Mary Durrant, F, [Daughter], age 25 to 29, born SussexMary Hannah Durrant
Elizabeth Durrant, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexElizabeth Sarah Parker Durrant
Thomas Durrant, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexThomas Parker Durrant
Alfred Durrant, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexAlfred Durrant
Jane Durrant, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexJane Durrant
Peter Durrant, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexPeter Durrant
Douglas Durrant, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexDouglas Durrant
Ann Durrant, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexAnne Taylor [Durrant]
Mary Durrant, F, [Daughter], age 8 months, born SussexMary Durrant
Susan Horlock, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: independentSusan Horlock
Ruth Gaston, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantRuth Gaston
Francis Hambleton, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerFrancis Hambleton
Thomas Baldock, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerThomas Baldock
Thomas Saunders, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Saunders
Robert Cornwell, M, age 80 to 84, born Sussex, occupation: independentRobert Cornwall, independent

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerFrancis Manctellow, farm labourerNo. 1 Frog Hole Cottages1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifePhiladelphia Manctellow [Jarrett]
DaughterHarriet Jane Manctellow
SonWilliam Manctellow
DaughterAnn Manctellow

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 14 people; occupation: farmerThomas Parker DurrantFrog Hole1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Durrant [Cornwell]
DaughterElizabeth Sarah Parker Durrant
SonAlfred Durrant
DaughterJane Durrant
SonPeter Durrant
DaughterAnne Taylor [Durrant]
Servant; occupation Farm LabourerIsaac Undress
Servant; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Honeysett
VisitorJemima Ticehurst

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Sands, farm labourerNo. 2 Frog Hole Cottages1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeFrances Sands [Hall]
DaughterHarriot Sands
DaughterSally Sands

7th Apr 1861CensusThomas Durrant, M, Head, widowed, age 67, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: appraiser, auctioneer and farmer of 380 acres employing 9 men and 5 boysThomas Parker DurrantFrog Hole1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Elizabeth S Durrant, F, Daughter, single, age 43, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperElizabeth Sarah Parker Durrant
Alfred Durrant, M, Son, single, age 33, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: bailiff and clerkAlfred Durrant
Ann Durrant, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterAnne Taylor [Durrant]
Thomas Seamans, M, Servant, single, age 45, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: carterThomas Seamans
Jane Umphrey, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: girl servantJane Umphrey
George Russell, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: cow boyGeorge Russell
Jane Brook, F, Visitor, age 14, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterJane Brook

7th Apr 1861CensusWm Sands, M, Head, married, age 35, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carterWilliam Sands, farm labourerFrog Hole Cottage1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Frances Sands, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carter's wifeFrances Sands [Hall]
Hariot Sands, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Mayfield, SussexHarriot Sands
Sarah Sands, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield, SussexSally Sands
William Sands, M, Son, age 9, born Mayfield, SussexWilliam Sands
Ann Sands, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexAnn Sands
Jane Sands, F, Daughter, age 5m, born Mayfield, SussexJane Sands

7th Apr 1861CensusRobert Harmes, M, Head, married, age 60, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRobert Harmes, farm labourerFrog Hole Cottage1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Jane Harmes, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: dairymaidJane Harmes

1867Directory entryDurrant Alfred, auctioneer, farmer & land & estate agent, FrogholeFrogholePost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusAlfred Durrant, M, Head, single, age 41, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 260 acres employing 9 men and 2 boysAlfred Durrant, farmerFrog Hole1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Sarah Brook, F, Visitor, widowed, age 44, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: annuitantSarah Brook, farmer
Flora E Durrant, F, Housekeeper, single, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperFlora E. Durrant
Lois Rabson, F, Visitor, single, age 19, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterLois Rabson
Samuel Fenner, M, Groom, single, age 30, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Fenner

1874Directory entryDurrant Alfred, farmer, FrogholeFrogholePost Office Directory

c 1875Merryweather, Luckhurst, Gillhope & Fair Oak, East of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyFroghole

3rd Apr 1881CensusJabez Humphrey, M, Head, married, age 27, born Mayfield; occupation Farm labourerJapeth (Jabez) Humphry, farm labourerFroge Hole1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Jane Humphrey, F, Wife, married, age 23, born MayfieldMary Jane Humphrey [Sands]
William Humphrey, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation ScholarWilliam Humphrey
Charles Humphrey, M, Son, age 5, born MayfieldCharles Humphrey
Alice Humphrey, F, Daughter, age 4, born MayfieldAlice Humphrey
Alfred Jes. Humphrey, M, Son, age 1, born MayfieldAlfred James Humphrey

3rd Apr 1881CensusPeter Durrant, M, Head, married, age 49, born Mayfield, employs 6 men and 1 boy; occupation: farmerPeter DurrantFroge Hole1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Hannah Durrant, F, Wife, married, age 52, born HeathfieldHannah Durrant [Haffenden]
Thomas C. P. Durrant, M, Son, single, age 21, born MayfieldThomas Cornwell Parker Durrant
Robert Durrant, M, Son, single, age 17, born WartlingRobert Durrant
Samuel Hall, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Mayfield; occupation: farm servantSamuel Hall
Elizabeth Linnett, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Heathfield; occupation: general servantElizabeth Linnett

1882Directory entryDurrant Peter, farmer, FrogholeFrogholeKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusTraiton Brook, M, Head, married, age 44, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerTrayton Brook, farm labourerFroghole Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Caroline Brook, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Warbleton, SussexCaroline Brook [Harmer]
Percy Brook, M, Son, single, age 14, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerPercival Brook
Bert Brook, M, Son, age 8, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: scholarBert Brook
Ada Maud Brook, F, Daughter, age 6, born Herstmonceux, SussexAda Maud Brook
Caroline Brook, F, Daughter, age 3, born Hellingly, SussexCaroline Brook

5th Apr 1891CensusJesse Hobden, M, Head, married, age 41, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerJesse Hobden, farmerFroghole Farm House1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Harriett Hobden, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Heathfield, SussexHarriett Hobden [Barrow]
Albert Hobden, M, Son, single, age 19, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonAlbert Hobden
George Hobden, M, Son, single, age 17, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonGeorge Hobden
Joseph Hobden, M, Son, single, age 15, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonJoseph Hobden
Walter Hobden, M, Son, age 10, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: scholarWalter Hobden
Jannetta Hobden, F, Daughter, age 7, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: scholarJannetta Hobden
Roland Hobden, M, Son, age 2, born Wartling, SussexRoland Hobden

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