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26th Feb 1839Hamsell, Sussex - 1839John Killick (occupier) and Lord Abergavenny (owner)John Killick, farmerHouse and Homestead, House Garden etc. (0 acres 1 roods 9 perches) plot 503Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Killick, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Killick, farmerHamsell Hill1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
William Killick, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexWilliam Cheesman Killick, farm labourer
Margaret Killick, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexMargaret Crowhurst [Killick]
Thomas Killick, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexThomas Everest Killick
Anthony Killick, M, [Son], age 11, born SussexAnthony Killick, farm bailiff
Mary Foster, F, [Lodger], age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: servantMary Killick [Foster]
Mary Foster, F, [Lodger's daughter], age 9, born SussexMary Foster
Alfred Hider, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Hider
William Turner, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Turner

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 8 people; occupation: farmerJohn Killick, farmerHamsell Wood1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeMary Killick [Foster]
SonAnthony Killick, farm bailiff
Grand-daughterMary Ann Killick
Servant; occupation: general servantEmily Moon
Servant; occupation: farm labourerPeter Jenner, cowman
Servant; occupation: farm labourerDavid Dadswell, farm labourer
Step daughterMary Foster

7th Apr 1861CensusAnthony Killick, M, Head, married, age 31, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmerAnthony Killick, farm bailiffHamsell Wood1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Amelia Sophia Killick, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, SussexAmelia Sophia Killick [Hickmott]
Edwin Anthony Killick, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdwin Anthony Killick, farm bailiff
Mary Ellen Killick, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Ellen Killick
Martha Streatfield, F, Servant, age 15, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general servantMartha Streatfield

2nd Apr 1871CensusRichard Woodhams, M, Head, married, age 53, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer of 204 acres employing 5 men and 2 boysRichard Woodhams, farmerFostle Farm House1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Hannah Woodhams, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer's wifeHannah Woodhams
Ellen Woodhams, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer's daughterEllen Woodhams
Betsy Woodhams, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer's daughterBetsy Woodhams
William Woodhams, M, Son, single, age 12, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer's sonWilliam Woodhams
Harry Woodhams, M, Son, single, age 9, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer's sonHarry Woodhams
Arthur Woodhams, M, Son, single, age 8, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: farmer's sonArthur Woodhams
Sarah Weeks, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: general domestic servantSarah Weeks
Albert Piddlesden, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm servantAlbert Piddlesden
David Walter, M, Servant, single, age 48, born Fermoy, Ireland; occupation: farm servantDavid Walter

c 1875Hamsell, Hamsellwood, Bullfinches & Eridge Station, South West of Eridge Park - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyHamsellwood Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Sumners, F, Head, widowed, age 80, born WalbertonSarah SumnerHamsell Wood1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Amos Sumners, M, Son, single, age 39, born Rotherfield; occupation FarmerAmos Sumner
Amos Sumners, M, Son, single, age 39, born Rotherfield; occupation: assistant teacher of eridge board schoolSarah Ann Taylor
Lewis Sumners, M, Son, married, age 36, born Rotherfield; occupation FarmerLewis Sumner
Harriett Sumners, F, Daughter In Law, married, age 30Harriett Sumners
Sophia Walter, F, Daughter, widowed, age 56, born RotherfieldSophia Walter [Sumner]
William Walter, M, Nephew, age 9, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation ScholarWilliam Walter
Ann Nean, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Kingston; occupation Domestic ServantAnn Nean
John Pealey, M, Servant, single, age 67, born Etchingham; occupation Farm ServantJohn Pealey

5th Apr 1891CensusMark Edward Buck, M, Head, married, age 33, born Ventnor, Isle Of Wight, occupation: farmerMark Edward Buck, farmerHamsell Wood Farm1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Buck, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Speldhurst, KentMary Buck
Ernest Buck, M, Son, single, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex, occupation: scholarErnest Buck
Alice Buck, F, Daughter, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex, occupation: scholarAlice Buck
Louis Buck, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexLouis Buck
Jesse Buck, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexJesse Buck
Henry Buck, M, Father, married, age 63, born Chelmsford, Essex, occupation: retired farmerHenry Buck
Mary Buck, F, Mother, married, age 63, born Tooting, EssexMary Buck
Elizabeth Buck, F, Sister, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, SussexElizabeth Buck
John Sellens, M, Servant, single, age 24, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantJohn Sellings
Eliza Thorp, F, Mother-in-law, married, age 62, born Withyham, Sussex, occupation: visitorEliza Thorp

c 1899Eridge Station, Hamsell & Hamsellwood Farm, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyHamselwood Farm

2nd Apr 1911CensusErnest Woodrow, M, Head, married, age 41, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: stockman on farmErnest Woodrow, stockman on farmHamsell Wood Cottages, Eridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Emily Woodrow, F, Wife, married 8 years, age 39, born Rotherfield, SussexEmily Woodrow
Walter Woodrow, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield, SussexWalter Woodrow
Olive Woodrow, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield, SussexOlive Woodrow
Mabel Woodrow, F, Daughter, age 6, born Rotherfield, SussexMabel Woodrow
Margery Woodrow, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexMargery Woodrow
Albert Woodrow, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexAlbert Woodrow

2nd Apr 1911CensusHerbert Taylor, M, Head, married, age 27, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourerHerbert Taylor, general labourerHamsell Wood Cottage, Eridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Lydia Taylor, F, Wife, married 3 years, age 24, born Rotherfield, SussexLidia Alice Taylor
Frederick Taylor, M, Son, age 3, born Tonbridge, KentFrederick Taylor
Ronald Taylor, M, Son, age 10 months, born Rotherfield, SussexRonald Taylor

2nd Apr 1911CensusMark Edward Buck, M, Head, married, age 52, born Ventnor, Isle Of Wight; occupation: farmerMark Edward Buck, farmerHamsell Wood Farm, Eridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Ann Buck, F, Wife, married 31 years, age 55, born Speldhurst, KentMary Ann Buck
Ernest Buck, M, Son, single, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: working on farmErnest Buck
Alice Buck, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: dairy workAlice Buck
Lewis Buck, M, Son, single, age 23, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: working on farmLewis Buck
Jessie Buck, M, Son, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: working on farmJessie Buck
Edward Buck, M, Son, single, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: working on farmEdward Buck
John Chantler, M, Boarder, single, age 20, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: working on farmJohn Chantler

2001TodayHamsell Wood Farm

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