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26th Feb 1839Turk's Farm, North of Rotherfield - 1839James Goldsmith (occupier) and Lord Abergavenny (owner)James Goldsmith, farm labourerCottage and Garden, Garden (0 acres 1 roods 25 perches) plot 946Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Goldsmith, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Goldsmith, farm labourerTurks1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Jane Goldsmith, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49, born SussexJane Goldsmith [Brown]
Samuel Goldsmith, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Goldsmith, farm labourer
Louiza Goldsmith, F, [Daughter], age 15, born SussexLouisa Duplock [Goldsmith]
Ann Goldsmith, F, [Daughter], age 13, born SussexAnne Wilmshurst [Goldsmith]
Jane Goldsmith, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexJane Goldsmith
George Goldsmith, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexGeorge Goldsmith

1845BirthHenry Adams, sawyer and farm labourerTurksRotherfield Parish Registers

5th May 1849BirthLouisa Smith [Adams]TurksRotherfield Parish Registers

20th Jan 1851BirthSophia Tasker [Adams]TurksRotherfield Parish Registers

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJames Goldsmith, farm labourerTurks1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeMary Goldsmith [Wilson]
SonJames Goldsmith
DaughterSarah Goldsmith
SonFrederick Goldsmith, farm labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerHenry Adams, farm labourerTurks1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeLouisa Adams [Piddlesden]
Daughter; occupation: scholarEliza Daisy Hider [Adams]
Daughter; occupation: scholarAnnesley Parker [Adams]
SonHenry Adams, sawyer and farm labourer
DaughterLouisa Smith [Adams]
DaughterSophia Tasker [Adams]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Berwick, farm labourerTurks1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeSusannah Berwick [Parker]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJames Goldsmith, farm labourerTurks1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeJane Goldsmith [Brown]
Son; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Goldsmith, farm labourer
Son; occupation: farm labourerJesse Goldsmith, farm labourer
Daughter; occupation: servantEliza Duplock [Goldsmith]
Son; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Goldsmith
Grand-sonJames Goldsmith, farm labourer
Mother, widowed; occupation: pauperPhiladelphia Freeman [Goldsmith]

1853BirthNancy Pearson [Adams]TurksRotherfield Parish Registers

7th Apr 1861CensusJames Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Goldsmith, farm labourerTurks1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Mary Goldsmith, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Goldsmith [Wilson]
Fredrich Goldsmith, M, Son, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrederick Goldsmith, farm labourer
Albert K Goldsmith, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlbert Robert Goldsmith
Edwin Goldsmith, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdwin Goldsmith
Jacob Goldsmith, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexJacob Goldsmith
Mary Ann Goldsmith, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexMary Ann Goldsmith
Lewis Goldsmith, M, Son, age 6m, born Rotherfield, SussexLewis Goldsmith
William Parker, M, Visitor, widowed, age 58, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Parker, labourer
Henry Parker, M, Visitor, age 10, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHenry Parker

7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Knights, M, Head, married, age 30, born Kenton, Suffolk; occupation: carterGeorge Knights, carterTurks1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Lydia Knights, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Kirton, SuffolkLydia Knights

7th Apr 1861CensusJane Goldsmith, F, Head, widowed, age 70; occupation: almswomanJane Goldsmith [Brown]Turks1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Samuel Goldsmith, M, Son, single, age 48, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Goldsmith, farm labourer
James Goldsmith, M, Grandson, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Goldsmith, farm labourer

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames William, M, Head, widowed, age 57, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames William, farm labourerTurks1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Sophia William, F, Mother, widowed, age 78, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's widowSophia William
Emily Avery, F, Sister, widowed, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's widowEmily Avery [Wilson]

2nd Apr 1871CensusBenjamin Pratt, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerBenjamin Pratt, farm labourerTurks1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Margaret Pratt, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Rotherfield, SussexMargaret Pratt
Louisia Pratt, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexLouisia Pratt

2nd Apr 1871CensusIsrael Fermor, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerIsrael Fermor, farm labourerTurks1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Ann Fermor, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Rotherfield, SussexHenrietta Louisa Fermor [Fermor]
George Fermor, M, Son, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Obed Fermor
Joseph Fermor, M, Son, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJoseph Albert Fermor
Ernest Fermor, M, Son, age 8, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarErnest Elias Mitchell Fermor
Horace Fermor, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHorace James Farmer
John Guest, M, Boarder, single, age 51, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Guest
Hannah Miles, F, Nurse, single, age 36, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: monthly nurseHannah Miles

2nd Apr 1871CensusHenry Martin, M, Head, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Martin, farm labourerTurks1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Sarah Martin, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Hever, KentSarah Martin
Albert Martin, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlbert Martin
Sarah A Martin, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarSarah Ann Martin
Rosetta Martin, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarRosetta Martin
Alice Martin, F, Daughter, age 4m, born Rotherfield, SussexAlice Taylor [Martin]

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Wickens, M, Lodger, widowed, age 62, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Wickens, master butcherTurks1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Martin, M, Head, married, age 54, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerJames Martin, farm labourerTurks1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Ann Martin, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, SussexAnn Martin [Wilson]
Emma Martin, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant, out of employmentEmily Martin
Frederick Martin, M, Son, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerFrederick Martin
Sophia Martin, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, SussexSophia Martin
Henry Martin, M, Son, age 15, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Martin
Fanny Martin, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFanny Martin

c 1875Town Row Green, Millhole, High Gate & Sprats Bottom, North of Rotherfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyTurks Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Wilmshurst, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourerStephen Wilmshurst, farm labourerTurks1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Wilmshurst, F, Wife, married, age 37Mary A. Wilmshurst
William John Wilmshurst, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarWilliam John Wilmshurst
Harry Wilmshurst, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarHarry Wilmshurst
Jesse Wilmshurst, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield; occupation ScholarJesse Wilmshurst
Stephen Wilmshurst, M, Son, age 3, born RotherfieldStephen Wilmshurst
Wentworth Wilmshurst, M, Son, age 2, born RotherfieldWentworth Wilmshurst
Annie Agnes Wilmshurst, F, Daughter, age 8 m, born RotherfieldAnnie Agnes Wilmshurst

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Balcombe Haffenden, M, Head, married, age 39, born Heathfield; occupation: labourerJohn Balcombe Haffenden, labourerTurks1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Harriett Haffenden, F, Wife, married, age 36, born HeathfieldHarriett Haffenden [Packham]
Alfred Thomas Haffenden, M, Son, single, age 14, born Heathfield; occupation: labourerAlfred Thomas Haffenden
George Haffenden, M, Son, age 12, born Waldron; occupation: scholarGeorge Haffenden
Elizabeth Fanny Haffenden, F, Daughter, age 5, born WaldronElizabeth Fanny Haffenden
Frank Haffenden, M, Son, age 3, born RotherfieldFrank Haffenden
Albert John Haffenden, M, Son, age 2, born RotherfieldAlbert John Haffenden
Reuben Haffenden, M, Father, widowed, age 66, born Heathfield; occupation: farm labourerReuben Haffenden, farmer

1882Directory entryBowles William, Turks rocksTurks rocksKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusEli G Wilmshurst, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerEly Gaius WilmshurstTurks Cottage1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Fanny Wilmshurst, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Ticehurst, SussexFanny Wilmshurst [Oliver]
George Wilmshurst, M, Son, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerGeorge Wilmshurst
Frederick Wilmshurst, M, Son, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerFrederick Wilmshurst
Annie Wilmshurst, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, SussexAnnie Ruth Wilmshurst
Eli Wilmshurst, M, Son, age 10, born Benenden, Kent; occupation ScholarEli Wilmshurst
Ernest Wilmshurst, M, Son, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarErnest Wilmshurst
Rosie Wilmshurst, F, Daughter, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarRose Wilmshurst
Frank Wilmshurst, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, SussexFrank Wilmshurst

5th Apr 1891CensusSamuel Wickens, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerSamuel Wickens, farm labourerTurks Cottage1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Rosa Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 29, born West Childington, SussexRosa (Rhoda) Streeter [Wickens] [Herrington]
George Wickens, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarGeorge William Arthur Wickens
Percy Wickens, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarPercy Richard Samuel Wickens
Jessie Wickens, F, Daughter, age 3, born Rotherfield, SussexJessie Caroline Kate Wickens
Nellie Wickens, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexNellie Violet Redman Wickens

5th Apr 1891CensusFrances Luck, F, Head, widowed, age 40, born Rotherfield, SussexFrances Parker [Luck] [Pollington]Turks1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
William Luck, M, Son, age 14, born Rotherfield, SussexWilliam Luck
Alfred Luck, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm boyAlfred Luck
Henry Louis Luck, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHenry Louis Luck
Florence Hella Luck, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFlorence Hella Luck
George Edwd Luck, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Edwd Luck
Alice May Luck, F, Daughter, age 1, born Rotherfield, SussexAlice May Luck

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Hyder, M, Head, married, age 36, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener and domestic servantCharles Alfred Hyder, gardenerTurks1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Hyder, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Hooton River, WiltshireSarah Hyder
Arthur Hyder, M, Son, age 3, born Hooton River, WiltshireArthur Hyder
Charles Hyder, M, Son, age 2, born Hooton River, WiltshireCharles Hyder
Elizabeth Hyder, F, Daughter, age 4 months, born Rotherfield, SussexElizabeth Hyder

c 1899Hornhurst Wood, North of Rotherfield - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyTurk's Farm

2nd Apr 1911CensusNelson Reed, M, Head, married, age 32, born Eridge, Sussex; occupation: labourer on farmNelson Reed, labourer on farmTurks Cottage Sand Hill, Eridge Green1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Charlotte Reed, F, Wife, married 1 year, age 33, born Boarshead, SussexCharlotte Reed

2nd Apr 1911CensusReuben Taylor, M, Head, married, age 50, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: thatcherReuben David Taylor, thatcher's labourerTurks Cottage Sand Hill, Eridge Green1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ruth Taylor, F, Wife, married 26 years, age 45, born Rotherfield, SussexRuth Ann Taylor [Smith]
Frederick Taylor, M, Son, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: thatcher labourerFrederick Taylor
Thomas Taylor, M, Son, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Taylor
George Taylor, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolGeorge Taylor
Ella Taylor, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolElla Taylor
Albert Taylor, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield, SussexAlbert Taylor
Charles Taylor, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexCharles Taylor

2nd Apr 1911CensusJames Wenham, M, Head, married, age 53, born Deal, Kent; occupation: gardenerJames Wenham, gardenerTurks Cottages, Eridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Lizzie Wenham, F, Wife, married 30 years, age 49, born Fletching, SussexLizzie Wenham
Bertha Wenham, F, Daughter, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolBertha Wenham
Daisy Wenham, F, Daughter, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolDaisy Wenham
Spencer Wenham, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: schoolSpencer Wenham
Arthur Wenham, M, Son, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexArthur Wenham

2nd Apr 1911CensusThomas Brown, M, Head, married, age 73, born Southborough, Kent; occupation: gardenerThomas Brown, gardenerTurks Cottages, Eridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Susan Brown, F, Wife, married 44 years, age 65, born Sittingbourne, KentSusan Brown

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