The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Down Street      Maresfield  
Places in Down Street
Black Ven Farm
Down Street
Down Street Cottage
Down Street Farm
Funnells Farm
Martins Cottage
Ruttingham Farm
Woodcock Farm
Yew Tree
Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusStephen Durrant, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: farmerStephen Durrant, farmerDown Street1841 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Lucy Durrant, F, [Wife], age 60 to 64, born SussexLucy Durrant [Hartfield]
Henry Weston, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantHenry Weston
Marshal Wheatly, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantMarshall John Wheatley, blacksmith, famer and beerhouse keeper
Maria Skinner, F, age 14, born Sussex; occupation ServantMaria Skinner
Joseph Martin, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: hucksterJoseph Martin, farmer
Sarah Martin, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexSarah Martin [Durrant]
Maria Martin, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexMaria Martin
Joseph Martin, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexJoseph Martin
James Martin, M, [Son], age 6 months, born SussexJames Martin

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Curd, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Curd, farm labourerDown Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Curd, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexMary Burley [Curd] [Taylor]
William Curd, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexWilliam Curd
Mary Curd, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexMary Ann Curd
Stephen Curd, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexStephen Curd

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Carr, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerGeorge CarrDown Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Carr, F, [Wife], age 28, born SussexMary Ann Carr [Weller]
Noah Carr, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexNoah Carr Weller, gamekeeper
Phoebe Carr, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexAnn Carr
Ann Carr, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexPhoebe Carr
George Carr, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexGeorge Carr

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn King, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn King, farm labourerDown Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Hannah King, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexHannah King
Thomas King, M, [Son], age 18, born SussexThomas King
Esther King, F, [Daughter], age 16, born SussexEsther King

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Allen, M, Head, age 47, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas AllenDown Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Lucy Allen, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexLucy Allen
Charles Allen, M, [Son], age 18, born SussexCharles Allen
Anne Allen, F, [Daughter], age 15, born SussexAnne Allen
Harriet Allen, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexHarriett Allen
Mary Allen, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexMary Allen
Frances Allen, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexFrances Allen
Eliza Allen, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexEliza Bedwell [Allen]
Eliza Moon, F, age 2, born SussexEliza Tester [Moon]

6th Jun 1841CensusAnne Packham, F, Head, age 76, born SussexAnn PackhamDown Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
John Packham, M, [Son], age 43, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Packham, farm labourer
Lucy Packham, F, [Daughter-in-law], age 40 to 44, born SussexLucy Packham [Osborne]
Anne Packham, F, [Grand-daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexAnne Packham
James Packham, M, [Grand-son], age 7, born SussexJames Packham
Susannah Chatfield, F, age 15 to 19, born SussexSusannah Chatfield

1851Constable, Thomas; occupation FarmerThomas Constable, farmerDown StreetPost Office Directory

1851Durrant, StephenStephen Durrant, farmerDown StreetPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Cox, farm labourerDown Street1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeEliza Cox [Wheatley]
DaughterEliza Cox
SonHenry Cox

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Morris, farm labourerDown Street1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Morris
DaughterMary Morris
Daughter; occupation: scholarHarriott Morris
Lodger; widowed; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Cox

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: farm labourerHenry Chatfield, farm labourerDown Street1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Chatfield [Hope]
DaughterCharlotte Wheatley [Chatfield]
DaughterEmily Chatfield
SonWilliam Chatfield
DaughterCaroline Chatfield
DaughterEsther Chatfield
SonCharles Chatfield

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJohn Evenden, farm labourerDown Street1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeSusannah Evenden
DaughterHarriet Evenden
Son; occupation: scholarWilliam Evenden
Son; occupation: scholarEdwin Evenden
Daughter; occupation: scholarLouisa Evenden
SonGeorge Evenden

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Ridley, farm labourerDown Street1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeMary Ann Ridley
DaughterSarah A. Ridley

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerSimeon RichardsDown Street1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Richards
SonWilliam Richards
Mother; widowedAnne Richards

1867Directory entryConstable Thomas, farmer, Down streetDown streetPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryConstable Mary (Mrs.), farmer, Down streetDown streetPost Office Directory

c 1875Splaynes Green & Down Street, West of Maresfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyDown Street

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Mepham, M, Head, married, age 61, born Fletching, employs 4 labourers; occupation: farmerJames Meopham, farm labourerDown Street1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Ansley Mepham, F, Wife, married, age 59, born FletchingAnsley Mepham [Brown]
William Mepham, M, Son, single, age 17, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Mepham
William Mitchell, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Mitchell
Martha Brown, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Fletching; occupation: general servantMartha Brown

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Avis, M, Head, married, age 34, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Avis, farm labourerDown Street1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Sarah Ann Avis, F, Wife, married, age 28, born MaresfieldSarah Ann Avis [Fox]
William Avis, M, Son, single, age 7, born Fletching; occupation: scholarWilliam Avis
Annie Martha Avis, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born FletchingAnnie Martha Avis

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Allen, M, Head, married, age 36, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourerThomas AllenDown Street1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Emily Jane Allen, F, Wife, married, age 33, born FletchingEmily Jane Allen
George Thomas Allen, M, Son, single, age 7, born Fletching; occupation: scholarGeorge Thomas Allen
Alice E. Allen, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarAlice E. Allen
Emily J. Allen, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born FletchingEmily Jane Allen
Elizabeth M. Allen, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born FletchingElizabeth Martha Allen
Sophia Constable, F, Aunt, single, age 52, born Fletching; occupation Alms womanSophia Constable

3rd Apr 1881CensusHarry Constable, M, Head, married, age 45, born Barcombe, occupation: farm labourerHarry Constable, farm labourerDown Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Lucy Constable, F, Wife, married, age 36, born FletchingLucy Constable
Ruth Constable, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born MaresfieldRuth Constable
Jasper Constable, M, Son, age 10, born Maresfield, occupation: scholarJasper Constable
Mary Ann Constable, F, Daughter, age 8, born Maresfield, occupation: scholarMary Ann Constable
Harry Constable, M, Son, age 6 w, born MaresfieldHarry Constable

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Mitchell, M, Head, married, age 67, born Fletching; occupation: bricklayerWilliam Mitchell, bricklayerDown Street1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Sarah Mitchell, F, Wife, married, age 54, born HoughtonSarah Mitchell [Merriott]
Fred Mitchell, M, Son, age 12, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarFred Mitchell, bricklayer

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