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1295Tax listGilbert MerywederMerryweder [now Merryweather]

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

c 1825Mayfield, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodMerryweather Mill

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Packham, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farmer and millerWilliam Peckham, farmer and millerMerryweather1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Sarah Packham, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexSarah Packham [Willsher]
Elizabeth Packham, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexJudith Elizabeth Taylor [Packham]
Sarah Packham, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexSarah Jane Weller [Packham]
Esther Packham, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexEsther Katherine Willsher King [Packham]
Charlotte Packham, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexCharlotte Packham
Ellen Packham, F, [Daughter], age 5 months, born SussexEllen Packham
Harriett Harmer, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantHarriett Harmer
Sarah Hall, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantSarah Hall
James Relf, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: miller's apprenticeJames Relf
Mophett Thomas, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantMophett Thomas

6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Padgham, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation MillerHenry PadghamMerryweather1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ruth Padgham, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexRuth Padgham

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farmer and millerWilliam Peckham, farmer and millerMerryweathers1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Packham [Willsher]
DaughterSarah Jane Weller [Packham]
DaughterEsther Katherine Willsher King [Packham]
DaughterCharlotte Packham
Son; occupation: scholarEllen Packham
Daughter; occupation: scholarJohn Willsher Packham
Daughter; occupation: scholarGeorgianna Goodger [Packham]
DaughterEmily Thirza Packham
Servant; occupation: farm labourerJohn Kenwin
Apprentice, occupation: apprenticeThomas Coomber
Journeymam; occupation: millerJabez Hover

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Packham, M, Head, married, age 58, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: miller & farmer of 90 acres employing 4 men and 3 boysWilliam Peckham, farmer and millerMerryweathers1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Sarah Packham, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Hove, SussexSarah Packham [Willsher]
John Packham, M, Son, single, age 18, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: millerJohn Willsher Packham
Georgeann Packham, F, Daughter, age 15, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: assistant housekeeperGeorgianna Goodger [Packham]
Emily Thurza Packham, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEmily Thirza Packham
Donald Packham, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Donald Packham
Donald Packham, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Donald Packham
Cadwallader Stanford, M, Apprentice, single, age 17, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: miller's apprenticeCadwallader Stanford
Harriet Collins, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantHarriet Collins
John Hammonds, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: cowmanJohn Hammond
William Card, M, Servant, single, age 16, born London; occupation: carter boyWilliam Card

1867Directory entryPackham William, miller & farmer, MerrywethersMerrywethersPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusMatthew Jennings, M, Head, married, age 45, born Barnstaple, Devon; occupation: contractor and farmer of 87 acre and employing 3 menMatthew Jennings, contractor and farmerMerryweathers1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Susanna Jennings, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Charlton, KentSusanna Jennings
Matthew Jennings, M, Son, age 8, born London, Surrey; occupation: scholarMatthew Jennings
Susanna Jennings, F, Daughter, age 6, born Walworth, Surrey; occupation: scholarSusanna Jennings
Jessie Jennings, F, Daughter, age 4, born Walworth, Surrey; occupation: scholarJessie Jennings
Ada Jennings, F, Daughter, age 3, born Brussels, Belgium; occupation: scholarAda Jennings
Hannah Jennings, F, Niece, single, age 21, born Manchester; occupation: domestic servantHannah Jennings
William Jennings, M, [Niece's] Son, age 1, born Old Kent Rd, LondonWilliam Jennings
Mary A Jennings, F, Niece, single, age 18, born France; occupation: domestic servantMary A. Jennings
Matthew Jennings, M, Nephew, age 9, born Charlton, Kent; occupation: scholarMatthew Jennings
Mary Todd, F, Aunt, age 67, born Charlton, Kent; occupation: annuitantMary Todd

2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Miller, M, Head, married, age 32, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge MillerMerryweathers1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Winnifred Miller, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Wadhurst, SussexWinifred Miller
Ann E Miller, F, Daughter, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnnie Miller
Emily Miller, F, Daughter, age 7, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEmily Miller

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Critoph, M, Head, widowed, age 66, born Sheringham, Norfolk; occupation: assistant millerWilliam Critoph, assistant millerMerryweathers1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex

1874Directory entryJennings Matthew Jas., Merry weathersMerry weathersPost 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 SurveyMerryweather Mill

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Jenner, M, Head, married, age 45[?], born Brighton; occupation: farm labourerJohn William Jenner, farm labourerMerry Weather1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Frances Esther Jenner, F, Wife, married, age 20, born HeathfieldFrances Esther Jenner [Ashdown]
Flora Jenner, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarFlora Ellen Ashdown
Louisa Jenner, F, Daughter, age 10 m, born MayfieldLouisa Charlotte Jenner

3rd Apr 1881CensusHorace Blackman, M, Head, married, age 40, born Wadhurst, occupation: farm labourerHorace Blackman, farm labourerMerry Weather1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Hannah Blackman, F, Wife, married, age 30, born MayfieldHannah Blackman
Walter Blackman, M, Son, age 12, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholarWalter Blackman
Frank Blackman, M, Son, age 9, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholarFrank Blackman
Charles Blackman, M, Son, age 7, born Mayfield, occupation: scholarCharles Blackman
Ada Blackman, F, Daughter, age 4, born Mayfield, occupation: scholarAda Blackman
Alice Blackman, F, Daughter, age 2, born MayfieldAlice Blackman

3rd Apr 1881CensusHannah Eliz. Braine, F, Head, married, age 45, born ScotlandHannah Elizabeth Braine [Miller]Merry Weathers1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Henry James Miller, M, Brother, single, age 54, born Scotland, employs 5 men and 1 boy; occupation: farmerHenry James Miller
Annie Barton, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Yorkshire, occupation: housekeeperAnnie Barton
William Avery, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Mayfield; occupation: groomWilliam James Avery

1882Directory entryBraine Frank W., miller 9wind), MerrieweatherMerrieweatherKelly's Directory

1882Directory entryBrains Hannah E. (Mrs.), miller (wind), MerrieweatherMerrieweatherKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Pan Stride, M, Head, married, age 38, born Haindown, Hampshire; occupation: farm bailiffHenry Pan Stride, farm bailiffMerryweather Mill1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ellen Georgeina Stride, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Portsmouth, HampshireEllen Georgeina Stride
William Thomas Howell, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: miller's loaderWilliam Thomas Howell

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