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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1835The History, Antiquities and Topography of the County of Sussex by Thomas Walker Horsfield, F.S.A.p. 388
1868Notes on East Grinstead by J. C. Stenning ⇒ p. 141
1997The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 by Professor Brian Short ⇒ Notebook extract

Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Bowrah, M, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Bowrah, farmerWall Hill1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Sarah Bowrah, F, [Wife], age 65 to 69, born SussexSarah Bowrah [Pocock]
Henry Bowrah, M, [Son], age 40 to 44, born SussexHenry Bowrah
George Bowrah, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born SussexGeorge Bowrah
James Cox, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Cox
George Elliot, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Elliot
George Martin, M, age 10, born SussexGeorge Martin, carpenter

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; employs 4 people; occupation: farmerJohn Bowrah, farmerWall Hill1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Son; occupation: servantHenry Bowrah
Servant; occupation: housekeeperCharlotte Page
Servant; occupation: house servantHarriet Buckwell [Turner]
Servant, occupation: carter boyEdward Cooper

1867Directory entryCharman Francis, farmer, Wall Hill farmWall Hill farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryCharman Francis, farmer, Wall Hill farmWall Hill farmPost Office Directory

3rd Apr 1881CensusJonas Shobrooke, M, Head, married, age 47, born Devon; occupation FarmerJonas ShobrookeWall Hill Farm House1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Amy Gladys Shobrooke, F, Wife, married, age 48, born DevonAmy Gladys Shobrooke
Ellen Everest, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Hartfield; occupation: general servantEllen Everest
James Worden, M, Servant, single, age 25, born Devon; occupation Farm ServantJames Worden
George Wheeler, M, Servant, single, age 45, born Cuckfield; occupation Farm ServantGeorge Wheeler

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Brown, M, Head, married, age 40, born Scotland; occupation: farm bailiffWilliam Brown, farm bailiffWall Hill Farm House1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Harriet Brown, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Ross, HerefordshireHarriet Brown
Bessie Wm Brown, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Kensington, LondonBessie Wm Brown
William C Brown, M, Son, age 7, born Forest Row, SussexWilliam C Brown
Ernest G F Brown, M, Son, age 5, born Forest Row, SussexErnest G F Brown
Robin I Brown, M, Son, age 4, born Forest Row, SussexRobin I Brown
Reginald E D Brown, M, Son, age 3, born Forest Row, SussexReginald E D Brown
Jane G A Brown, F, Daughter, age 2, born Forest Row, SussexJane G A Brown
Harriet A E Brown, F, Daughter, age 11 months, born Forest Row, SussexHarriet A E Brown
Jane Cook, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Stoke, Suffolk; occupation: general domestic servantJane Cook
Bessie L L La Terriere, F, Visitor, single, age 52, born Cheltenham, Gloucestershire; occupation: independentBessie L L La Terriere
Marian Daniel, F, single, age 15, born Cannes, France; occupation: maidMarian Daniel

c 1899Bramblehurst, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyWallhill Farm

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