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c 1795Holty Common, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamWater Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Butcher, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerThomas Butcher, farm labourerLittle Water1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusSusannah Butcher, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29Susan Butcher
6th Jun 1841CensusJane Butcher, F, [Daughter], age 8, born SussexJane Butcher
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Butcher, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexWilliam Butcher
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Butcher, M, [Son], age 3 months, born SussexJames Butcher

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Seal, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerWilliam SealLittle Water1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusCharlotte Seal, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39Charlotte Seale [Chapman]
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Seal, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexHarriet Seal
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Seal, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexGeorge Seal
6th Jun 1841CensusHannah Seal, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexHannah Seal
6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Seal, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexRichard Seal
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Seal, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexSarah Turner [Underwood] [Seal]
6th Jun 1841CensusEliza Seal, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexEliza Seal
6th Jun 1841CensusFrancis Seal, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexFrancis Seal

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farmerEdward Jenden, farmerLittle Water1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeAnn Jenden
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: servantEllen Jenden
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarEliza Jenden
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarHenry Jenden
30th Mar 1851CensusSonAlfred Jenden
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; widowed; occupation Farm labourerRichard Turner
30th Mar 1851CensusVisitor; widowed; occupation: annuitantMary Day
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: servantEllen Hills
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation CARTER'S MATEEdward Simmons
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerJacob Heasman, farm labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerHenry TesterRoad To Water Farm1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeLucy Tester
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterSarah Tester
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation Farm labourerThomas Tester

3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Coomber, M, Head, married, age 36, born East Grinstead, occupation: labourerWalter Coomber, labourerWater Cottages1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEliza Coomber, F, Wife, married, age 40, born East GrinsteadEliza Coomber
3rd Apr 1881CensusDennis Coomber, M, Son, age 14, born East GrinsteadDennis Coomber
3rd Apr 1881CensusGarge Coomber, M, Son, age 13, born East GrinsteadGarge Coomber
3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Coomber, M, Son, age 11, born East GrinsteadWalter Coomber
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Coomber, M, Son, age 10, born East GrinsteadCharles Coomber
3rd Apr 1881CensusRaymond Coomber, M, Son, age 6, born East GrinsteadRaymond Coomber
3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Coomber, M, Son, age 5, born East GrinsteadJohn Coomber
3rd Apr 1881CensusEliza Coomber, F, Daughter, age 11 m, born East GrinsteadEliza Coomber

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Backshall, M, Head, married, age 37, born Balcombe, occupation: carterWilliam Backshall, carterWater Cottages1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEliza Backshall, F, Wife, married, age 36, born HartfieldEliza Backshall
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Backshall, F, Daughter, age 10, born Balcombe, occupation: scholarEllen Backshall
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Backshall, M, Son, age 8, born Surrey, occupation: scholarGeorge Backshall
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrank Backshall, M, Son, age 5, born East Grinstead, occupation: scholarFrank Backshall
3rd Apr 1881CensusKate Backshall, F, Daughter, age 4, born East GrinsteadKate Backshall
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Backshall, F, Daughter, age 2, born East GrinsteadAnn Backshall
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Backshall, M, Son, age 1, born East GrinsteadWilliam Backshall

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Brown, M, Head, married, age 49, born Hartfield; occupation: labourerJames Brown, labourerWater Cottages1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Brown, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Hartfield; occupation: charwomanSarah Brown [Jenner]
3rd Apr 1881CensusAmelia Brown, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born HartfieldJohn Brown, labourer
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnne Turner, F, Granddaughter, single, age 10, born HartfieldAnne Turner

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Tester, M, Head, married, age 69, born East Grinstead; occupation LabourerThomas TesterLower Water Cottage1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Tester, F, Wife, married, age 63, born East GrinsteadSarah Tester
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Ann Tester, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born East GrinsteadMary Ann Tester
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam L. Lecaunt, M, Nurse Child, age 7, born LondonWilliam L. Lecaunt

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Tester, M, Head, married, age 28, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: labourerThomas Tester, labourerWater Farm1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusSarah Tester, F, Wife, married, age 73, born Brightling, SussexSarah Tester
5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Le Conte, M, Nephew, single, age 17, born Soho Square, London; occupation: carterWilliam Le Conte

c 1899Shovelstrode Farm, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyLittle Water Farm

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