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26th Feb 1839Hamsell Farm, Sussex - 1839William Verrall (occupier) and John Baker Stapley (owner)William Verrall, blacksmithHouse and Garden and Smiths Forge (0 acres 0 roods 38 perches) plot 663Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Venall, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation: blacksmithWilliam Verrall, blacksmithLeech Pit1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Venall, F, [Wife], age 60 to 64, born SussexSarah Verrall [Stredwick]
George Venall, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: blacksmithGeorge Verrall, master blacksmith
William Venall, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: blacksmithWilliam Verrall, blacksmith
Mary Holmwood, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantMary Holmwood

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: master blacksmithGeorge Verrall, master blacksmithLeech Pit1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeEliza Verrall [Dadswell]
Daughter; occupation: scholarSarah Mankellow [Verrall]
Daughter; occupation: scholarEliza Cowdrey [Verrall]
Son; occupation: scholarGeorge Washington Verrall, blacksmith
SonLewes Verrall, blacksmith
Servant; occupation: general servantEmma Brown [Rogers]
Apprentice; occupation: blacksmithMartin Dadswell, blacksmith

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 44, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam AllcornLeechpit1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Maria Allcorn, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Rotherfield, SussexMaria Allcorn [Parker]
Alice Allcorn, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlice Marion Vinall [Allcorn]
Ellen Allcorn, F, Daughter, age 6, born Rotherfield, SussexEllen Hendley [Allcorn]
Emily Allcorn, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexEmily Bassett [Allcorn]
Thomas Allcorn, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexThomas Allcorn
James Allcorn, M, Son, age 3m, born Rotherfield, SussexJames Allcorn
Hannah Parker, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 84, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: almswomanHannah Parker [Dadswell]

7th Apr 1861CensusJames Wariner, M, Head, married, age 44, born Worthing, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiffJames Wariner, farm bailiffLeech Pits1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Louisa Wariner, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Beddingham, SussexLouisa Wariner
William Wariner, M, Son, single, age 18, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Wariner

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Cook, M, Lodger, single, age 19, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: cowmanWilliam CookLeech Pits1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex

2nd Apr 1871CensusSamuel Diplock, M, Head, married, age 20, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Duplock, farm labourerLeechpitt1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Caroline Diplock, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Withyham, SussexCaroline Diplock [Stamp]
Lucy Diplock, F, Daughter, age 6m, born Rotherfield, SussexLucy Diplock

2nd Apr 1871CensusEzra Rogers, M, Head, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEzra Rogers, farm labourerLeechpitt1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Amy Harriet Rogers, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, SussexAmey Harriett Rogers [Dadswell]
Rhoda Rogers, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarRhoda Rogers
Thomas Rogers, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Rogers
William Rogers, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexWilliam Rogers, waggoner
Harriet Rogers, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriett Rogers

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Parker, M, Lodger, widowed, age 66, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Parker, farm labourerLeechpitt1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Martin, M, Lodger, single, age 61, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam MartinLeechpitt1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex

2nd Apr 1871CensusDavid Taylor Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeperDavid Taylor Dadswell, gamekeeper and farm labourerLeachpit Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Ann Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Ann Dadswell [Wickenden]
William W Dadswell, M, Son, single, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker journeymanWilliam Wickenden Dadswell, master shoe maker
Nancy O Dadswell, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarNancy Ovenden Geeson [Dadswell]
Alfred E Dadswell, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlfred Edward Dadswell, journeyman butcher
Frank Dadswell, M, Son, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrank Dadswell
Walter Dadswell, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarWalter Dadswell
Arthur Dadswell, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarArthur Dadswell, gardener

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Knight, M, Head, widowed, age 71, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Knight, farm labourerFurnace Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Philadelphia Bailey, F, Servant, single, age 61, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperPhiladelphia Bailey

2nd Apr 1871CensusHenry Smith, M, Lodger, single, age 36, born Emsworth, Hampshire; occupation: shepherdHenry SmithFurnace Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex

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 SurveyLeechpit

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, employs 2 men; occupation: master shoe makerWilliam Wickenden Dadswell, master shoe makerLeech Pitts1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Emily Elizth. Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 27, born RotherfieldEmily Elizabeth Dadswell [Moon]

3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Ann Dadswell, F, Head, widowed, age 56, born RotherfieldMary Ann Dadswell [Wickenden]Leech Pitts1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Arthur Dadswell, M, Son, single, age 15, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm LabourerArthur Dadswell, gardener
Ezra Richd. Stratfield, M, Boarder, single, age 20, born Rotherfield; occupation Wheelwright's labourerEzra Richard Streatfield

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Morse, M, Head, married, age 63, born Easthope, Northamptonshire; occupation: farmerJohn Morse, farmerLeachpitt1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Harriet Louisa Morse, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Marylebone, LondonHarriet Louisa Morse
William Fredk Morse, M, Son, single, age 18, born Coleshill, Buckinghamshire; occupation: clerkWilliam Fredk Morse

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Waters, M, Head, married, age 61, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerGeorge WatersLeechpits1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Harriet Waters, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriet Waters
John Waters, M, Son, single, age 19, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation Assistant PropagatorJohn Waters
Frank Waters, M, Son, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarFrank Waters
Thomas Barden, M, Boarder, married, age 36, born Waldron, Sussex, occupation: railway signalmanThomas Barden
Frank Waller, M, Boarder, single, age 28, born Clayton, Sussex; occupation Railway porterFrank Waller

c 1899Hamsell Farm & Copyhold Farm, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyLeechpit

2nd Apr 1911CensusArthur Piddlesden, M, Head, married, age 41, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardenerArthur Piddlesden, gardenerLeach Pit Cottage, Boarshead1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ellen Piddlesden, F, Wife, married 17 years, age 40, born Ashurst, KentEllen Piddlesden
Ellen Mabel Piddlesden, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: domestic helpEllen Mabel Piddlesden
Frederick Arthur Piddlesden, M, Son, single, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolFrederick Arthur Piddlesden

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