The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Historical records

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

26th Feb 1839Cobbarn, South of Groombridge - 1839Thomas Waterhouse (occupier) and Henry Thwaites (devisee in trust), Robert Foreman and John Baker Stapley (owners)Thomas WaterhouseHomestead, House and Buildings (1 acres 0 roods 0 perches) plot 196Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Waterhouse, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation FarmerThomas WaterhouseCob Barn [Farm]1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Waterhouse, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexMary Waterhouse
John Russell, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJohn Russell
Benjamin Wilmshurst, M, age 10, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerBenjamin Wilmshurst, farm labourer
Caroline Chapman, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantCaroline Elizabeth Chapman

7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Kemp, M, Head, married, age 60, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: farmerJohn Kemp, farmerCobbarn1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Kemp, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Tonbridge, KentMary Kemp
Mary Ann Kemp, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterMary Ann Kemp
Ann Cornwell, F, Visitor, single, age 24, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolmistressAnn Cornwall

1867Directory entryKemp John, farmer, CobbarnCobbarnPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Kemp, M, Head, married, age 70, born Eynsford, Kent; occupation: farmer of 86 acres employing 1 man and 2 boysJohn Kemp, farmerCobbarn Farm House1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Kemp, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: farmer's wifeMary Kemp
John Henry Kemp, M, Son, single, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonJohn Henry Kemp
Joseph Packham, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantJoseph Peckham, shoemaker
Charles Batchelor, M, Servant, single, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantCharles Batchelor

1874Directory entryKemp John, farmer, CobbarnCobbarnPost Office Directory

c 1875Birchden, Park Corner & Cobbarn, South of Groombridge - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyCobbarn Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Baker [alias Hall], M, Head, married, age 31, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Hall, farm bailiffCobbarn Farm House1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Jane Baker [alias Hall], F, Wife, married, age 29, born CapelJane Elizabeth Hall [Jeffery]
William Baker [alias Hall], M, Son, age 11, born Pembury; occupation: scholarWilliam Hall
George Baker [alias Hall], M, Son, age 8, born Withyham; occupation: scholarGeorge Hall
Ellen Baker [alias Hall], F, Daughter, age 7, born Withyham; occupation: scholarEllen Hall
Ann Baker [alias Hall], F, Daughter, age 2, born WithyhamAnn Hall
Hannah Jeffery, F, Mother In Law, widowed, age 69, born BrenchlyHannah Jeffery
Thomas Jeffery, M, Boarder, single, age 30, born Tonbridge; occupation: farm labourerThomas Jeffery

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Davison, M, Head, married, age 37, born London; occupation: farmerGeorge Davison, farmerCobbarn Farm1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Anna Maria Davison, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, SussexAnna Maria Davison
Deley Davison, F, Daughter, age 6, born Rotherfield, SussexDeley Davison
George Davison, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexGeorge Davison
Louis Davison, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexLouis Davison
Lilley Davison, F, Daughter, age 2 months, born Rotherfield, SussexLilley Davison
Ada Orton, F, Visitor, single, age 16, born Waldron, SussexAda Orton
Agnes Card, F, Domestic Servant, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantAgnes Mary Card

2nd Apr 1911CensusGeorge Davison, M, Head, married, age 57, born London; occupation: farmerGeorge Davison, farmerCobbarn Farm, Eridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Anna Davison, F, Wife, married 29 years, age 53, born Rotherfield, SussexAnna Davison
Delcy Davison, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Eridge, SussexDelcy Davison
Louis Davison, M, Son, single, age 22, born Eridge, Sussex; occupation: estate agentLouis Davison
Tom Davison, M, Son, single, age 18, born Eridge, Sussex; occupation: apprentice at nurseryTom Davison
Edwin Davison, M, Son, single, age 16, born Eridge, Sussex; occupation: at schoolEdwin Davison
Ben Davison, M, Son, age 14, born Eridge, Sussex; occupation: at schoolBen Davison
Alfred Davison, M, Son, age 12, born Eridge, Sussex; occupation: at schoolAlfred Davison
Frank Davison, M, Son, age 10, born Eridge, Sussex; occupation: at schoolFrank Davison
George Exeter Davison, M, Son, age 24, born Eridge, Sussex; occupation: farmerGeorge Exeter Davison

2nd Apr 1911CensusAlfred Sayers, M, Head, widower, age 64, born Bangor, Wales; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Sayers, farm labourerCobbarn Farm Cottage, Eridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Lydia Green, F, Servant, widow, age 50, born Headington, Oxfordshire; occupation: house keeperLydia Green
Daise Thompson, F, Boarder, married, age 23, born Hastings, SussexDaise Thompson
Daise Mary Thompson, F, Granddaughter, age 2, born Fulham, LondonDaise Mary Thompson

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