The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Sparrow [a.k.a. Spars] Cottages  Hadlow Down Road    Crowborough  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 318; p. 319

Historical records

1327Subsidy/tax list0s 9dJohn SpareweSparewe, Village of Retherfeld, Hundred of RetherfeldPullein's Rotherfield

1332Subsidy/tax list1s 2 1/2dJohn SpareweSparewe, Village of Rutherfeld, Hundred of RutherfeldPullein's Rotherfield

c 1795South of Crowborough, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamSparrows Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Adams, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Adams, farm labourerSparrows1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Harriett Adams, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexHarriet Adams [Hemsley]
George Adams, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexGeorge Edwin Adams

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJames Adams, farm labourerSpars Cottage1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Wife; occupation: farm labourerHarriet Adams [Hemsley]
SonGeorge Edwin Adams
Son; occupation: scholarJames Adams
Son; occupation: scholarJohn Adams

7th Apr 1861CensusThomas Blackford, M, Head, married, age 50, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Blackford, farm labourerSparrows1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Elizabeth Blackford, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Burwash, SussexElizabeth Blackford
Neri Blackford, M, Son, single, age 20, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerNeri Blackford
Eliza Blackford, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantEliza Blackford
Frances Blackford, F, Daughter, age 7, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrances Blackford
Mary Blackford, F, Daughter, age 3, born Buxted, SussexMary Blackford

c 1875Walsh Wood & Leggs Farm, South of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveySpars Cottage

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Page Mitchell, M, Head, widowed, age 44, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerJames Page Mitchell, farm labourerSparrows1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ruth Mitchell, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Rotherfield; occupation: housekeeperRuth Page Mitchell
Albert Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 13, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarAlbert Luther Benjamin Page Mitchell
Lois Mitchell, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarLois Naomi Kate Page Mitchell
Thomas Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 8, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarThomas George Page Mitchell
Ebenezer Mitchell, M, Son, single, age 4, born MayfieldEbenezer Henry Page Mitchell

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Booker, M, Head, married, age 32, born Buxted, Sussex, occupation: blacksmithJohn Booker, blacksmithSparrows1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Margaret Booker, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Rotherfield, SussexMargaret Booker
Fred Booker, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexFred Booker
Jabez Booker, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexJabez Booker
Harry Avis, M, Apprentice, single, age 17, born Nutley, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith's apprenticeHarry Avis

2nd Apr 1911CensusJohn Constable, M, Head, married, age 28, born Barcombe, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Constable, farm labourerSpars Cottage, Inchreed, Jarvis Brook1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Laura Constable, F, Wife, married 5 years, age 27, born Ringmer, SussexLaura Constable
George Constable, M, Son, age 3, born Hartfield, SussexGeorge Constable
Olive Constable, F, Daughter, age 2, born Hartfield, SussexOlive Constable
Luther Constable, M, Son, age 3 months, born Crowborough, SussexLuther Constable

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