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c 1724Strood, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenStrood

c 1795Highhurst Wood, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamStrood Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusSamuel Mann, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation: farmerSamuel Mann, farmerStroods Farm1841 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Elizabeth Mann, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexElizabeth Mann [Blackman]
Luke Mann, M, [Son], age 21, born SussexLuke Mann, farm labourer
Joseph Mann, M, [Son], age 12, born SussexJoseph Mann
Henry Mann, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexHenry Mann, gamekeeper
Elizabeth Blackman, F, age 75 to 79, born Sussex, occupation: independentElizabeth Blackman

1851Dodswell, AlfredAlfred Taylor Dadswell, farmerStrood FarmPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 4 people; occupation: farmerAlfred Taylor Dadswell, farmerStroods Farm1851 Census
Buxted, Sussex
WifeSarah Dadswell [Mann]
DaughterEliza Dadswell
DaughterMargaret Histed [Dadswell]
DaughterAnn Tester [Dadswell]
Daughter; occupation: scholarElizabeth Dadswell
Son; occupation: scholarHenry Dadswell, farm labourer
SonAlfred Dadswell, gardener
SonEdward Dadswell, farm labourer
DaughterEllen Dadswell
Servant; occupation: carterCharles Muddle
Servant; occupation: farm labourerJohn Parker

1867Directory entryWilson Robert, esq., StroodStroodPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryWilson Robert, StroodStroodPost Office Directory

c 1875Barnsgate, Herons Ghyll, Chillies & Grovehurst, South West of Crowborough - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyStroods

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Chryney, M, Head, married, age 38, born Wiltshire, employs 12 men, occupation: farm bailiffJames Chryney, farm bailiffStroods Farm1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Sarah Chryney, F, Wife, married, age 36, born WiltshireSarah Chryney

3rd Apr 1881CensusAnne White, F, Head, widowed, age 54, born Oxfordshire; occupation HousekeeperAnne WhiteStrood Place1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Ada Peacock, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born MiddlesexAda Peacock

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlexander Weeks, M, Head, married, age 26, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerAlexander WeeksStroods Porters Lodge1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Charlotte Weeks, F, Wife, married, age 37, born OreCharlotte Weeks

3rd Apr 1881CensusOwen Morphew, M, Head, married, age 38, born Maresfield; occupation Farm labourerOwen MorphyStroods Cottage1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Catherine Morphew, F, Wife, married, age 33, born FletchingCatherine Brooker Morphew [King]
Obed A. Morphew, M, Son, age 12, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarObed Alfred Morphew
Dubble Morphew, M, Son, age 8, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarDouble Morphew
Mary A. Morphew, F, Daughter, age 6, born Buxted; occupation ScholarMarianne Boswell [Morphew]
Henry Morphew, M, Son, age 1, born BuxtedHenry Morphew

1882Directory entryWilson Robert, StroodStroodKelly's Directory

1882Directory entryGaddesden John, farm bailiff to Robert Wilson esq., Stroods farmStroods farmKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Carr, M, Head, married, age 45, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Carr, farm labourerStroods Lodge Gate1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Laura Ann Carr, F, Wife, married, age 34, born (British Subject), Ontario, CanadaLaura Ann Carr

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Bailey, M, Head, married, age 49, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiffHenry Bailey, farm bailiffStroods Farm Cottage1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Sarah M Bailey, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Mayfield, SussexSarah M. Bailey

5th Apr 1891CensusAmos Ashdown, M, Head, married, age 35, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAmos Ashdown, farm labourerStroods Cottage1891 Census
Buxted, Sussex
Matilda Ashdown, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Withyham, SussexMatilda Ashdown [Stephens]
Thomas H Ashdown, M, Son, single, age 11, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Henry Ashdown, bricklayer
Amos M Ashdown, M, Son, single, age 9, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarAmos Moses Ashdown
Rose Ashdown, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarRose Ashdown
Nellis F Ashdown, F, Daughter, single, age 5, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholarNellie Frances Ashdown
George Ashdown, M, Son, single, age 3, born Buxted, SussexGeorge Ashdown

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