The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Spratsbrook [a.k.a. Flying Horse] Farm  Eridge Road  Broadwater Forest  Tunbridge Wells  
Historical records

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

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

c 1825Eridge, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodFlying Horse Farm

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 4 people; occupation: farmerRichard GanderSpratts Brook Farm1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Gander [Whiteman]
Daughter; occupation: dressmakerMary Ann Gander
SonJames Gander
SonRichard Gander

7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Thomas, M, Head, married, age 45, born Tunstall, Kent; occupation: farmer of 112 acres employing 2 labourers and 2 boysGeorge Thomas, farmerSpratts Brook Farm1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Eliza Thomas, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Snodland, KentEliza Thomas
George H Thomas, M, Son, single, age 16, born Biddenden, Kent; occupation: farmer's sonGeorge H. Thomas
Mary Thomas, F, Daughter, age 13, born Biddenden, Kent; occupation: scholarMary Thomas
Eliza J Thomas, F, Daughter, age 12, born Biddenden, Kent; occupation: scholarEliza J. Thomas
Fanny Thomas, F, Daughter, age 7, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarFanny Thomas
Ann Thomas, F, Daughter, age 5, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnn Thomas
Elizabeth Thomas, F, Daughter, age 3, born Frant, SussexElizabeth Thomas
Hester Emma Thomas, F, Daughter, age 11m, born Frant, SussexHester Emma Thomas

2nd Apr 1871CensusHarry Collins, M, Head, widowed, age 45, born Hampshire; occupation: farm labourerHarry Collins, farm labourerSprats Brook Oast House1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Thomas, M, Head, married, age 55, born Tunstall, Kent; occupation: farmer of 112 acres employing 1 labourerGeorge Thomas, farmerSprats Brook Farm1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Eliza Thomas, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Snodland, Kent; occupation: farmer's wifeEliza Thomas
George H Thomas, M, Son, single, age 25, born Biddenden, Kent; occupation: farmer's sonGeorge H. Thomas
Mary Thomas, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Biddenden, Kent; occupation: seamstress and millinerMary Thomas
Eliza J Thomas, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Biddenden, Kent; occupation: farmer's daughterEliza J. Thomas
Ann Thomas, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: millinery apprenticeAnn Thomas
Elizabeth Thomas, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Thomas
Hester Thomas, F, Daughter, age 11, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarHester Thomas
Ernest Thomas, M, Son, age 7, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarErnest Thomas
John W Sales, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm servantJohn William Sales, farm labourer
James Butcher, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Southborough, Kent; occupation: farm servantJames Butcher

2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Holdstock, M, Head, married, age 35, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: toll collectorGeorge Holdstock, toll collectorSprats Brook Cottage1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Matilda A Holdstock, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Gravesend, Kent; occupation: toll collector's wifeMatilda A. Holdstock
Julia M Holdstock, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Gravesend, Kent; occupation: scholarJulia M. Holdstock
George J Holdstock, M, Son, age 9, born Kingsland, Middlesex; occupation: scholarGeorge J. Holdstock
Alfred H Holdstock, M, Son, age 7, born Strood, Kent; occupation: scholarAlfred H. Holdstock
William S Holdstock, M, Son, age 5, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam S. Holdstock
Matilda Holdstock, F, Daughter, age 3, born Ringmer, Sussex; occupation: scholarMatilda Holdstock
Philadelphia S Holdstock, F, Daughter, age 1, born Frant, SussexPhiladelphia S. Holdstock

c 1875Broadwater Forest, Eridge - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveySpratsbrook Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Thomas, M, Head, married, age 65, born Kent, employs 2 men; occupation FarmerGeorge ThomasSpratts Brook Farm1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Eliza Thomas, F, Wife, married, age 58, born KentEliza Thomas
George Thomas, M, Son, married, age 36, born BiddendenGeorge Thomas
Elizabeth Thomas, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born FrantElizabeth Thomas
Ernest Thomas, M, Son, single, age 18, born FrantErnest Thomas
Arabella Thomas, F, Daughter-in-law, married, age 29, born SurreyArabella Thomas
Violet H. Thomas, F, Granddaur, age 5, born Frant; occupation ScholarViolet H. Thomas
Rose Thomas, F, Granddaur, age 4, born Frant; occupation ScholarRose Thomas
Richard Griffin, M, Servant, single, age 48, born Wiltshire; occupation: farm servantRichard Griffin

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Humphrey, M, Head, married, age 38, born Brenchly; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Humphrey, farm labourerSpratts Brook Cottage1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Mary Ann Humphrey, F, Wife, married, age 37, born HorsmondenMary Ann Wilson Humphrey [Botten]
Annie Humphrey, F, Daughter, age 14, born BrenchlyAnnie Humphrey
John Humphrey, M, Son, age 11, born Brenchly; occupation ScholarJohn Humphrey
Thomas Humphrey, M, Son, age 9, born Brenchly; occupation ScholarThomas Humphrey
Albert Humphrey, M, Son, age 6, born Brenchly; occupation ScholarAlbert Humphrey
Frank Humphrey, M, Son, age 3, born FrantWilliam Frank Humphrey
Leonard Humphrey, M, Son, age 1, born FrantAlfred Leonard Humphrey
Mary Tompkin, F, Visitor, widowed, age 68, born FrantMary Tompkin

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