The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Historical records

26th Feb 1839Town Row, Rotherfield - 1839James Cole (occupier and owner)James Cole, farm labourerHouse Beer Shop and Garden (0 acres 1 roods 6 perches) plot 1599Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Cole, M, Head, age 68, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJames Cole, farm labourerTown Row1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Catharine Cole, F, [Wife], age 69, born SussexKatherine Cole [Streeter]
Obed Cole, M, [Son], age 31, born SussexObed Cole, farm labourer
Ellen Cole, F, [Daughter-in-law], age 25, born SussexEleanor Cole [Kane]
Elizabeth Cole, F, [Grand-daughter], age 7, born SussexElizabeth Cole
Rhoda Cole, F, [Grand-daughter], age 5, born SussexRhoda Cole
Harriet Cole, F, [Grand-daughter], age 5, born SussexHarriett Cole
James Cole, M, [Grand-son], age 1, born SussexJames Cole
William Page, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Paige, farmer

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Cooper, M, Head, married, age 32, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: master grocer and shoemakerWilliam Cooper, master grocer and shoemakerTown Row1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Ann R Cooper, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Mayfield, SussexAnn R. Cooper
Mary Ann Cooper, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Ann Cooper
Rhoda Cooper, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarRhoda Cooper
John Cooper, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexJohn Cooper
Ruth Cooper, F, Daughter, age 3m, born Rotherfield, SussexRuth Cooper
Alfred Mockford, M, Apprentice, single, age 18, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker's apprenticeAlfred Mockford
Thomas E C Turk, M, Boarder, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Edwin Crittall Turk, grocer and draper
Mary Ann Downard, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantMary Ann Downard

1867Directory entryCooper William, shopkeeper, Town RowTown RowPost Office Directory
POST OFFICE, Town Row. - William Cooper, receiver. Letters from Tunbridge Wells, arrive at 9.25 a.m.; dispatched at 4.55 p.m. ; on Sundays dispatched at 1.45 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Rotherfield

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Cooper, M, Head, married, age 42, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: draper and grocerWilliam Cooper, draper and grocerTown Row1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Ann Read Cooper, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Mayfield, SussexAnn Read Cooper
Rhoda Cooper, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarRhoda Cooper
John Cooper, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJohn Cooper
Ruth Cooper, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarRuth Cooper
Thomas Cooper, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Cooper
Ebenezer Cooper, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEbenezer Cooper
Ann Cooper, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnn Cooper
Joseph Cooper, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexJoseph Cooper
Benjamin Cooper, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexBenjamin Cooper
Jabez Cooper, M, Son, age 4m, born Rotherfield, SussexJabez Cooper
Alfred Wood, M, Apprentice, single, age 16, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: draper and grocer's apprenticeAlfred Wood
Elizabeth Hook, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: general servantElizabeth Frances Hook

1874Directory entryCooper William, grocer, draper, and post office, Town rowpost office, Town rowPost Office Directory
POST OFFICE, Town Row.- William Cooper, receiver. Letters from Tunbridge Wells arrive at 8.45 a.m.; dispatched at 5.40 pm.; on sundays dispatched at 10 a.m. The nearest money ardor office is at Rotherfield

c 1875Catts Corner, Town Row, Horse Grove & Cottage Hill, Rotherfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyTown Row Post Office

1882Directory entryChapman Frederick, grocer and sub post office, Town rowsub post office, Town rowKelly's Directory
POST OFFICE, Town Row.- Frederick Chapman, receiver. Letters from Tunbridge Wells arrive at 8.45 a.m.; dispatched at 5.40 p.m.; on sundays, dispatched at 10 a.m. The nearest money order office is at Rotherfield

1906Grocer & Draper, Town RowGrocer & Draper, Town Row, Rotherfield photographed by A.H. Homewood, Burgess HillTown Row Grocer, Draper and Post OfficePrivate collection

2nd Apr 1911CensusCharles David Buckett, M, Head, married, age 37, born Frittenden, Kent; occupation: grocer and cab proprietorCharles David Buckett, grocer and cab proprietorPost Office, Town Row, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Tamar Buckett, F, Wife, married 8 years, age 37, born Benenden, KentTamar Buckett
Marjorie Joan Buckett, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexMarjorie Joan Buckett
Charles Edward Buckett, M, Son, age 11 months, born Rotherfield, SussexCharles Edward Buckett
Edwin Longmer Scrase, M, Assistant, single, age 18, born Keymer, Sussex; occupation: grocer's assistantEdwin Longmer Scrase
Alice Harmer, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Benenden, Kent; occupation: general servantAlice Harmer

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