The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: gardenerWilliam Tasker, gardenerRidge House1851 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
WifeAnn Tasker

1867Directory entryDarling Lady, Ridge houseRidge housePost Office Directory

1874Directory entryDarling Rev. Frederick, M.A., The RidgeThe RidgePost Office Directory

c 1875Ashdown Park, West of Hartfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyThe Ridge

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles H. Simmonds, M, Head, married, age 41, born Rotherfield; occupation GardenerCharles Henry SimmonsThe Ridge1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Sophia E. Simmonds, F, Wife, married, age 43, born HartfieldSophia E. Simmonds
Maryann R. Simmonds, F, Daughter, age 8, born Speldhurst; occupation ScholarMaryann R. Simmonds
Charles S. Simmonds, M, Son, age 4, born Hartfield; occupation ScholarCharles S. Simmonds
Lily P. Simmonds, F, Daughter, age 1, born HartfieldLily P. Simmonds
Mary B. Simmonds, F, Mother, widowed, age 77, born MayfieldMary B. Simmonds

3rd Apr 1881CensusFredrick Darling, M, Head, single, age 59, born Mauritius; occupation: clergymanFredrick Darling, clergymanThe Ridge1881 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Cornelian M. Ford, F, Sister, widowed, age 62, born MiddlesexCornelian M. Ford
Caroline Darling, F, Sister, single, age 51, born AustraliaCaroline Darling
Agnes Darling, F, Sister, single, age 47, born GloucestershireAgnes Darling
Jane Schmidt, F, Servant, married, age 50, born Hampshire; occupation CookJane Schmidt
Mary Ann Austin, F, Servant, widowed, age 46, born Brighton; occupation: housemaidMary Ann Austin
Frances Harding, F, Servant, single, age 33, born Pembury; occupation: maidFrances Harding

1882Directory entryDarling Rev. Frederick M.A., The RidgeThe RidgeKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusFrederick Darling, M, Head, single, age 69, born Port Louis, Mauritius; occupation: clerk in holy orders, living on own meansFrederick Darling, clerk in holy ordersThe Ridge1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Cornelia M Ford, F, Sister, widowed, age 72, born London; occupation: living on own meansCornelia M Ford
Caroline Darling, F, Sister, single, age 61, born Sydney, Nsw, Australia; occupation: living on own meansCaroline Darling
Agnes Darling, F, Sister, single, age 57, born Cheltenham, Gloucestershire; occupation: living on own meansAgnes Darling
Hannah Pullman, F, Servant, widowed, age 67, born Bristol; occupation: CookHannah Pullman
Fanny Harling, F, Servant, single, age 43, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: ladysmaidFanny Harling
Amy L Holmwood, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: parlourmaidAmy L Holmwood
Kate M Hope, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Lenham, Kent; occupation: housemaidKate M Hope

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles H B Simmonds, M, Head, married, age 51, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardenerCharles H B Simmonds, gardenerRidge School and Cottage1891 Census
Hartfield, Sussex
Sophia E Simmonds, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Hartfield, SussexSophia E Simmonds
Mary A R Simmonds, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Speldhurst, KentMary A R Simmonds
Rosa Divall, F, Niece, age 12, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholarRosa Divall

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