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c 1795East Grinstead, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamFairlight Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Shearman, M, Head, age 48; occupation FarmerJames ShearmanFairlight Farm1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
William Shearman, M, [Father], age 86; occupation FarmerWilliam Shearman
Mary Diplock, F, age 62, born Sussex; occupation: servantMary Diplock
James Shearman, M, age 23; occupation Farm labourerJames Shearman
Selina Gibbs, F, age 18, born Sussex; occupation: servantSelina Gibbs
Edward Baldwin, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEdward Baldwin
William Watson, M, age 16, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Watson
Samuel Weller, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Weller, farm labourer
John Mitchell, M, age 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Mitchell

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 1 person; occupation FARMERJohn Penfold, farmerFairlight Farm1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeSarah Penfold [Greenfield]
SonJames Penfold
SonThomas Penfold
DaughterEmma Penfold
Servant; occupation: farm labourerJohn East
Servant; occupation: house servantMary Gates

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Smeed, M, Head, married, age 45, born East Grinstead; occupation FarmerEdward SmeedFairlight Farm1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Sarah Ann Smeed, F, Wife, married, age 44, born East GrinsteadSarah Ann Smeed
Edward Smeed, M, Son, single, age 20, born East GrinsteadEdward Smeed
William James Smeed, M, Son, single, age 19, born East GrinsteadWilliam James Smeed
Mary Smeed, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born East GrinsteadMary Smeed
Caroline Ann Smeed, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born East GrinsteadCaroline Ann Smeed
Elizabeth Smeed, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born East GrinsteadElizabeth Smeed
Edith Sarah Smeed, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born East GrinsteadEdith Sarah Smeed
Emily Ethel Smeed, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born East GrinsteadEmily Ethel Smeed
George Fred Smeed, M, Son, single, age 6, born East GrinsteadGeorge Fred Smeed
Thomas Harry Smeed, M, Son, single, age 5, born East GrinsteadThomas Harry Smeed
John Lester, M, Servant, single, age 33, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm servantJohn Lester
Eliza Huknote, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Horsham; occupation: general servantEliza Huknote
William Knight, M, Servant, single, age 15, born East Grinstead; occupation: farm servantWilliam Knight

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Brand, M, Head, married, age 28, born East Grinstead, occupation: farm labourerSamuel Brand, farm labourerFairlight Cottage1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Hester Brand, F, Wife, married, age 26, born East GrinsteadHester Brand
Samuel Brand, M, Son, single, age 8, born East Grinstead, occupation: scholarSamuel Brand
Emily Brand, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born East Grinstead, occupation: scholarEmily Brand
Hester Brand, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born East GrinsteadHester Brand
John Brand, M, Son, single, age 1, born East GrinsteadJohn Brand

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Bracey, M, Head, married, age 36, born Kingswarden, Hertfordshire; occupation: gamekeeperGeorge Bracey, gamekeeperFairlight Cottage, Grinstead Lane1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Ellen Bracey, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Kingswarden, HertfordshireEllen Bracey
Eleanor A Bracey, F, Daughter, age 14, born Kingswarden, HertfordshireEleanor A Bracey
Ernest W Bracey, M, Son, age 13, born Kingswarden, Hertfordshire; occupation: scholarErnest W Bracey
George F Bracey, M, Son, age 11, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge F Bracey
Walter J Bracey, M, Son, age 10, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarWalter J Bracey
Kate E Bracey, F, Daughter, age 7, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarKate E Bracey
Arthur J Bracey, M, Son, age 6, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: scholarArthur J Bracey
Thomas H Bracey, M, Son, age 4, born East Grinstead, SussexThomas H Bracey
Maurice H Bracey, M, Son, age 2, born East Grinstead, SussexMaurice H Bracey
Edith M Bracey, F, Daughter, age 4 months, born East Grinstead, SussexEdith M Bracey

5th Apr 1891CensusEdward Smeed, M, Head, married, age 56, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farmerEdward Smeed, farmerFairlight Farm, Grinstead Lane1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Sarah A Smeed, F, Wife, married, age 55, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farmer's wifeSarah A Smeed
Caroline A Smeed, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterCaroline A Smeed
George F Smeed, M, Son, single, age 16, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonGeorge F Smeed
Thomas H Smeed, M, Son, single, age 15, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonThomas H Smeed
Annie Francis, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Shipley, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantAnnie Francis

5th Apr 1891CensusEdward Knight, M, Head, married, age 27, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEdward Knight, farm labourerFairlight Farm, Grinstead Lane1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Eliza A Knight, F, Wife, married, age 20, born Heathfield, SussexEliza A Knight
Albert Knight, M, Son, age 3, born East Grinstead, SussexAlbert Knight
Ernest G Knight, M, Son, age 7 months, born East Grinstead, SussexErnest G Knight

c 1899Gardeners Cottage, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyFairlight Farm

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