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Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Peters, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation GrocerJohn PetersMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Jane Peters, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexJane Peters
John Peters, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexJohn Peters
Jane Peters, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexJane Peters
Alfred Peters, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexAlfred Peters
Thomas Peters, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexThomas Peters
Paulina Shaw, F, age 22; occupation: servantPaulina Shaw
Elizabeth Shaw, F, age 19; occupation: servantElizabeth Shaw
Thomas Hill, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: grocer journeymanThomas Hill, grocer journeyman

6th Jun 1841CensusRobert West, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation Shoe makerRobert West, shoemakerMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex

6th Jun 1841CensusRobert West, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation Shoe makerRobert WestMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary West, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexMary West
Mary West, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexMary West [Page]
James West, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJames West
James West, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJames West
Richard West, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerRichard West
Richard West, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerRichard West, farm labourer
Alfred West, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexAlfred West
Alfred West, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexAlfred West
Alfred Cord, M, age 22, born Sussex, occupation: gardenerAlfred Cord

6th Jun 1841CensusAnne Allen, F, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: independentAnne AllenMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Sarah Allen, F, [Daughter], age 21, born Sussex; occupation: seamstressSarah Allen

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Stevens, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born SussexGeorge StevensMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Abigail Stevens, F, [Wife], age 28, born SussexAbigail Stevens

6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Frith, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: butcherRichard Frith, butcherMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Frith, F, [Wife], age 24, born SussexMary Frith
Mary Frith, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexMary Frith
Frederick Frith, M, [Relation], age 17, born Sussex; occupation: butcher journeymanFrederick Frith
Ellen Nicholls, F, age 13, born Sussex; occupation ServantEllen Nicholls

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Smith, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Smith, farm labourerMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Smith, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexMary Smith

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Paris, M, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: tailorJohn Paris, tailorMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Anne West, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantAnne West
Anne Stamford, F, age 15 to 19, born SussexAnne Stamford

6th Jun 1841CensusJames West, M, Head, age 39, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJames WestMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Sarah West, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexSarah West
Robert West, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexRobert West
Reuben West, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexReuben West
Jesse West, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexJesse West
Mary West, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexMary Jane West
James West, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexJames West
Alexander West, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexAlexander West

6th Jun 1841CensusSamuel Attree, M, Head, age 71, born Sussex; occupation: farmerSamuel Attree, farmerMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Smilley, F, age 34, born Sussex; occupation ServantMary Smilley

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Piper, M, Head, age 24, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerThomas Piper, grocer and tea dealerMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Hannah Piper, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexHannah Piper [Hall]
Harriet Hale, F, [Lodger], age 24, born SussexHarriet Hale
John Hale, M, [Lodger's son], age 8, born SussexJohn Hale

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Goldsmith, M, Head, age 57, born Sussex; occupation: shoe makerThomas Goldsmith, shoe makerMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Susan Goldsmith, F, [Wife], age 55 to 59, born SussexSusannah Goldsmith [Fleming]
Thomas Goldsmith, M, [Son], age 29, born SussexThomas Goldsmith, shoe maker
Elizabeth Goldsmith, F, [Daughter], age 16, born SussexElizabeth Goldsmith
Susan Wilmshurst, F, age 15 to 19, born SussexSusan Wilmshurst

6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Kemsley, M, Head, age 30 to 34; occupation: shoe makerHenry Kemsley, shoe makerMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Kemsley, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34Mary Kemsley
Henry Kemsley, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexHenry Kemsley
William Kemsley, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexWilliam Kemsley
John Kemsley, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexJohn Mercer Kemsley
Mary Kemsley, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexMary Ann Kemsley

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Washer, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation Van driverJohn WasherMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Washer, F, [Wife], age 42, born SussexMary Washer
John Washer, M, [Son], age 15, born SussexJohn Washer
Edward Washer, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexEdward Washer
Mary Washer, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexMary Washer
Sarah Washer, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexSarah Washer
Henry Washer, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexHenry Washer
Maria Washer, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexMaria Washer
Samuel Washer, M, [Son], age 5 months, born SussexSamuel Washer

6th Jun 1841CensusJudith Roots, F, Head, age 85 to 89, born Sussex; occupation IndependentJudith RootsMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Anne Lewry, F, age 55 to 59, born SussexAnne Lewry
Thomas Cornwall, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex, occupation: gardenerThomas Cornwall
John Hobbs, M, age 17, born Sussex; occupation: gardenerJohn Hobbs, gardener
Mary Hobbs, F, age 11, born SussexMary Hobbs

6th Jun 1841CensusEdmund Levett, M, Head, age 27, born Sussex; occupation: housekeeperEdmund Levett, housekeeperMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Ann Levett, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexAnn Levett

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Longley, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation SaddlerWilliam Longley, master saddlerMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Longley, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexElizabeth Longley
Edward Cary, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex, occupation: journeymanEdward Cary
James Hall, M, age 14, born Sussex; occupation: apprenticeJames King Hall, saddler
Sarah Walker, F, age 13; occupation IndependentSarah Walker

6th Jun 1841CensusSusannah Knight, F, Head, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: governessSusannah Knight, governessMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Eliza Knight, F, [Relation], age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: millinerEliza Knight

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Kenward, M, Head, age 30 to 34; occupation: post boyJohn Kenward, post boyMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Kenward, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexElizabeth Kenward
Harriot Kenward, F, [Daughter], age 6Harriot Kenward
William Kenward, M, [Son], age 3 months, born SussexWilliam Kenward
John Kenward, M, [Relation], age 80 to 84, born Sussex; occupation: independentJohn Kenward

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Goldsmith, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: shoe makerGeorge Goldsmith, shoe makerMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Harriot Goldsmith, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29Harriot Goldsmith [Witherden]
Eliza Goldsmith, F, [Daughter], age 2 months, born SussexEliza Goldsmith

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Hall, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: post boyJames Hall, labourerMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Sarah Hall, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexSarah Hall [Gander]
Charles Hall, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexCharles Hall
Harriet Hall, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexHarriet Ann Hall
John Hall, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexJohn Hall
Sarah Hall, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexSarah Hall

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Cayley, M, Head, age 70 to 74, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerJohn Cayley, farm labourerMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Sarah Cayley, F, [Wife], age 60 to 64, born SussexSarah Cayley
Frederick Bourner, M, age 4, born SussexFrederick Bourner

6th Jun 1841CensusEdward Page, M, Head, age 72, born Sussex; occupation: independentEdward Page, independentMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Page, F, [Wife], age 62, born SussexMary Page Mitchell [Mitchell]
Sarah Page, F, [Grand-daughter], age 4, born SussexSarah Ann Hazelden [Taylor] [Page Mitchell]

6th Jun 1841CensusCharles Wheatley, M, Head, age 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerCharles Frederick Wheatley, farm labourerTwiten Cottage, Maresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Sarah Wheatley, F, [Wife], age 44Sarah Wheatley [Bromley]
Eliza Wheatley, F, [Daughter], age 22, born SussexEliza Cox [Wheatley]
Jonathan Wheatley, M, [Son], age 16, born SussexJonathan Wheatley, brewer
Lucy Wheatley, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexLucy Cole [Wheatley]
Sarah Wheatley, F, [Daughter], age 8, born SussexSarah Ann Kingsland [Wheatley]
Frederick Wheatley, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexFredrick Wheatley, shoemaker and confectioner

6th Jun 1841CensusCharles Wood, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation OstlerCharles WoodMaresfield Street1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Jane Wood, F, [Wife], age 29, born SussexJane Wood
Thomas Wood, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexThomas Wood
Charles Wood, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexCharles Wood
John Wood, M, [Son], age 3 months, born SussexJohn Wood
William Tidey, M, age 30 to 34, born SussexWilliam Tidey

30th Mar 1851CensusWifeMary Ann MuttitMaresfield Village1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
SonThomas Muttit
DaughterMary Ann Muttit
DaughterJane Muttit
DaughterAmelia Muttit

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: gardenerJames Lawton, gardenerMaresfield Village1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed; occupation: shoe binderSusannah Goldsmith [Fleming]Maresfield Village1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Son, employs 2 people; occupation: master shoe makerThomas Goldsmith, shoe maker

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: wheelwrightWilliam KnightMaresfield Village1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Wife; occupation: school mistressEllen Knight [Fitness]
SonFredrick Knight
SonWilliam Knight

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: groomJohn Kenward, post boyMaresfield Village1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Kenward
Son; occupation: scholarWilliam Kenward
Daughter; occupation: scholarMary Ann Kenward

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: journeyman smithThomas Grant, engine driver and blacksmithMaresfield Village1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeSelina Grant

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation STEAM ENGINE DRIVERWilliam WhitfieldMaresfield Village1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeMary Whitfield

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Tea dealerThomas Piper, grocer and tea dealerMaresfield Village1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeHannah Piper [Hall]
Son; occupation scholarWilliam Piper
Daughter; occupation scholarHarriett Piper
Daughter; occupation scholarSarah Piper
SonAlfred Piper, gardener
Step son; occupation: gardenerJohn Hall

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: wheelwright and parish clerkThomas Hobden, wheelwrightMaresfield Village1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Hobden
Son; occupation: carpenterJohn Hobden, carpenter and joiner
Lodger; occupation GARDENERJohn Tyerman

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: shoeing smithRobert Fleet, shoeing smithMaresfield Village1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeAnne Mary Fleet
DaughterHarriett Fleet
DaughterAnne Fleet
SonRobert Fleet

c 1875Maresfield, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyMaresfield Village

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles O. Farncombe, M, Head, single, age 20, born Fletching; occupation: harness makerCharles O. Farncombe, harness makerMaresfield Village1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusMartin Barnett, M, Head, married, age 32, born Gloucestershire, occupation: nursery propagatorMartin Barnett, nursery propagatorMaresfield Village1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Barnett, F, Wife, married, age 28, born WorcestershireElizabeth Barnett [Smith]
Thomas A. Barnett, M, Son, age 2, born MaresfieldThomas A. Barnett
Helen A. Smith, F, Sister In Law, single, age 17, born Worcestershire; occupation: domestic servantHelen A. Smith

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Richards, M, Head, married, age 21, born Maresfield; occupation Farm labourerGeorge RichardsMaresfield Village1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Harriett Richards, F, Wife, married, age 20, born HamseyHarriett Richards
George Richards, M, Son, age 7 m, born MaresfieldGeorge Richards
Mary Bridden, F, Lodger, widowed, age 59, born Lancashire, occupation: annuitantMary Bridden

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Pollard, M, Head, widowed, age 63, born Buxted; occupation Bricklayer's labourerStephen PollardMaresfield Village1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas P. Durrant, M, Head, married, age 53, born Waldron; occupation: grocer and draperThomas P. Durrant, grocer and draperMaresfield Village Drapers Shop1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mercy Durrant, F, Wife, married, age 43, born BuxtedMercy Durrant
John Smith, M, Nephew, single, age 14, born Hove; occupation: assistant grocerJohn Smith
Frank Herrington, M, Assistant, single, age 20, born Pulborough; occupation: assistant grocerFrank Herrington
Selina Grant, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Maresfield; occupation: domestic servantSelina Grant

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Coleman, M, Head, married, age 27, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourerHenry Coleman, farm labourerMaresfield Village1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Alice Coleman, F, Wife, married, age 22, born BuxtedAlice Coleman [Leeves]
Henry Coleman, M, Son, age 4, born UckfieldHenry Coleman
Charley Coleman, M, Son, age 1, born BuxtedCharley Coleman

3rd Apr 1881CensusAmbrose Standen, M, Head, married, age 63, born Newick; occupation Farm labourerAmbrose StandenMaresfield Village1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Ann Standen, F, Wife, married, age 59, born WithyhamAnn Standen

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Curd, M, Head, married, age 77, born Buxted; occupation: boot makerSamuel Curd, shoe makerMaresfieldVillage1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Charlotte Curd, F, Wife, married, age 72, born Buxted; occupation: dressmakerCharlotte Curd [Curd]
Isabella Curd, F, Daughter, single, age 34, born Buxted; occupation: dressmakerIsabella Curd
Thirza Hall, F, Granddaughter, single, age 18, born Maresfield; occupation: dressmakerThirza Hall

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Wellard, M, Head, widowed, age 59, born Maresfield; occupation Farm labourerCharles WellardMaresfield Village1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Harriett Graham, F, Daughter, married, age 30, born Maresfield; occupation Former servantHarriett Graham [Wellard]
George E. Wellard, M, Son, age 13, born Maresfield; occupation Farm labourerGeorge E. Wellard
George Evenden, M, Brother In Law, single, age 35, born Maresfield; occupation ButcherGeorge Evenden
Charles J. Hall, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Maresfield; occupation: gardenerCharles J. Hall

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Miles, M, Head, married, age 51, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourerJohn Miles, farm labourerMaresfield Village1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Emily Miles, F, Wife, married, age 51, born NutleyEmily Miles [Card]
Harriett Miles, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Nutley; occupation: domestic servantHarriet Miles
Smith Miles, M, Son, married, age 25, born Nutley; occupation: nurserymanSmith Miles, nurseryman
Mary A. Miles, F, Sons Wife, married, age 22, born SuffolkMary Ann Miles [Hurr]
William Carr, M, Boarder, single, age 29, born Nutley, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Carr

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Bennett, M, Head, married, age 54, born Maresfield, occupation: painterGeorge Bennett, painterMaresfield Village1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Maria A. Bennett, F, Wife, married, age 53, born DoverMaria A. Bennett

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge H. Curd, M, Head, married, age 34, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerGeorge H. Curd, farm labourerMaresfield Village1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Harriett Curd, F, Wife, married, age 28, born BuxtedHarriett Curd
William E. Curd, M, Son, age 8, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarWilliam E. Curd
George Henry Curd, M, Son, age 6, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarGeorge Henry Curd

1888Directory entryPiper, Thomas, coal merchant and seedsman, Village, MaresfieldVillage, MaresfieldBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryWalter, Godfrey, estate carpenter to Lady Shelley, Village, MaresfieldVillage, MaresfieldBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryWasher, Edward, parish clerk, Village, MaresfieldVillage, MaresfieldBrooker's Guide

1897Empress Frederick at Maresfield Recreation GroundEmpress Frederick at Maresfield Recreation Ground, MaresfieldCharlie Stevenson's records

1902Mill PondMill Pond, Maresfield photographed by Francis Frith
The Francis Frith Web Site The Frith archive was founded by Francis Frith, the pioneer Victorian photographer, in 1860 and today contains over 365,000 photographs of some 7,000 towns and villages throughout Britain. Taken between 1860 and 1970 these form a topographical record of Britain without equal and is recognised as probably the only photographic collection of national importance in private hands in Britain today.

The importance of the Frith archive is as a topographical and social record. It provides an amazingly detailed visual record of over 7,000 towns and villages, as well as illustrating the enormous social and structural changes which have taken place in Britain since 1860. Whilst some of the photographs are undoubtedly artistically outstanding, the real value of the archive lies in its scale. There is no other archive which can illustrate this period of British history so extensively or to such a high quality.

1902Maresfield VillageMaresfield Village, Maresfield photographed by Francis Frith
The Francis Frith Web Site The Frith archive was founded by Francis Frith, the pioneer Victorian photographer, in 1860 and today contains over 365,000 photographs of some 7,000 towns and villages throughout Britain. Taken between 1860 and 1970 these form a topographical record of Britain without equal and is recognised as probably the only photographic collection of national importance in private hands in Britain today.

The importance of the Frith archive is as a topographical and social record. It provides an amazingly detailed visual record of over 7,000 towns and villages, as well as illustrating the enormous social and structural changes which have taken place in Britain since 1860. Whilst some of the photographs are undoubtedly artistically outstanding, the real value of the archive lies in its scale. There is no other archive which can illustrate this period of British history so extensively or to such a high quality.

1905The VillageThe Village, Maresfield photographed by Brooker & SonsPrivate collection

1905UnderhillUnderhill, MaresfieldMaresfield VillagePrivate collection

1924The Maresfield StoreThe Maresfield StorePrivate collection

1924Maresfield VillageMaresfield VillagePrivate collection

1924Maresfield Post OfficeMaresfield Post OfficePrivate collection

1924Maresfield VillageMaresfield VillagePrivate collection

1924Cottage and BakeryCottage and Bakery, MaresfieldPrivate collection

1924Priors CottagePriors Cottage, MaresfieldPrivate collection

1924Maresfield VillageMaresfield VillagePrivate collection

1924Picturesque CottagePicturesque Cottage, MaresfieldPrivate collection

1924Gate HouseGate House, MaresfieldPrivate collection

1924Shelley VillasShelley Villas, MaresfieldMaresfield VillagePrivate collection

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