The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusAlexander Start, M, Head, age 42, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerAlexander StartLay Green1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Mary Start, F, [Wife], age 42, born SussexMary Start
Ann Start, F, [Daughter], age 13, born SussexAnn Godsmark [Start]
Eliza Start, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexEliza Start
Jesse Start, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexJesse Start
Mary Start, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexMary Shoebridge [Start]
Esther Start, F, [Daughter], age 2, born SussexEsther Start
Ruth Start, F, [Daughter], age 6 weeks, born SussexRuth Start
Jacob Foster, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJacob Foster

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Corke, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation: fishermanWilliam Corke, fishermanLay Green1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Sarah Corke, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexSarah Corke
Josiah Corke, M, [Son], age 21, born SussexJosiah Corke
Charlotte Corke, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexCharlotte Corke

6th Jun 1841CensusStephen Card, M, Head, age 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerStephen Card, farm labourerLay Green1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Harriet Card, F, [Wife], age 39, born SussexHarriott Card [Blackford]
Phebe Card, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexPhoebe Rosetta Booth [Card]
Ruth Card, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexRuth Card
Zebulon Card, M, [Son], age 18 months, born SussexZebulon Card, farm labourer and railway station master

6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Packham, M, Head, age 37, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard Packham, farm labourerLay Green1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Ann Packham, F, [Wife], age 26, born SussexAnn Packham
Harriet Packham, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexHarriet Packham
Georgiana Packham, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexGeorgiana Packham
Joseph Packham, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexJoseph Packham
Charles Packham, M, [Son], age 7 months, born SussexCharles Arthur Napoleon Packham

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Griffin, M, Head, age 40 to 44; occupation: machine makerJohn Griffin, machine makerLay Green1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Esther Griffin, F, [Daughter], age 9Esther Griffin

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Gilbert, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Gilbert, farm labourerLay Green1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Mary Gilbert, F, [Mother], age 66, born SussexMary Gilbert
Jane Gilbert, F, [Relation], age 35 to 39, born SussexJane Gilbert
Ann Gilbert, F, [Relation], age 22, born SussexAnn Gilbert
Emily Mathewick, F, age 10, born SussexEmily Mathewick
Susan Avis, F, age 2, born SussexSusan Avis

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerStephen Card, farm labourerLay Green, Bells Yew Green Road1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
WifeHarriott Card [Blackford]
DaughterRuth Card
Son; occupation: farm labourerZebulon Card, farm labourer and railway station master
Daughter; occupation: scholarLois Cribb [Card]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerPeter PearsonLay Green, Bells Yew Green Road1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
WifeJane Pearson
Son; occupation SCHOLARAsher Pearson
Son; occupation SCHOLARJames Pearson
DaughterSarah Ann Pearson
DaughterMary Jane Pearson
Lodger; occupation Farm labourerJohn Needs

7th Apr 1861CensusPeter Pearson, M, Head, married, age 59, born Tudely, Kent; occupation: farm labourerPeter Pearson, farm labourerLay Green1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Jane Pearson, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Pembury, KentJane Pearson
Asher Pearson, M, Son, age 16, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAsher Pearson
James Pearson, M, Son, age 14, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Pearson
Sarah Ann Pearson, F, Daughter, age 12, born Frant, SussexSarah Ann Pearson
Mary Jane Pearson, F, Daughter, age 10, born Frant, SussexMary Jane Pearson
Emelia Pearson, F, Daughter, age 8, born Frant, SussexEmelia Pearson
Maria Pearson, F, Daughter, age 5, born Frant, SussexMaria Pearson
Samson Pearson, M, Son, age 3, born Frant, SussexSamson Pearson

7th Apr 1861CensusThomas Ovenden, M, Head, married, age 51, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer (journeyman)Thomas Ovenden, bricklayerLay Green1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Harriett Ovenden, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Wadhurst, SussexHarriett Ovenden
George Ovenden, M, Son, single, age 18, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: garden labourerGeorge Ovenden
Alfred Ovenden, M, Son, single, age 17, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Ovenden
Osbourn Ovenden, M, Son, age 12, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarOsbourn Ovenden
Evangeline Ovenden, F, Daughter, age 7, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarEvangeline Ovenden
Luis Ovenden, M, Son, married, age 24, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: letter sorter (General Post Office)Luis Ovenden
Francis Ovenden, F, Son's wife, married, age 24, born Clapham, LondonFrancis Ovenden
Eliza Harriett Ovenden, F, Granddaughter, age 1, born 31 Willingdon Street, LondonEliza Harriett Ovenden

7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Akhurst, M, Head, single, age 20, born Halstead, Kent; occupation: railway porterJohn Akhurst, railway porterLay Green Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Tickner, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: garden labourerJohn Tickner, garden labourerLay Green Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Sarah Ann Tickner, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Wittersham, KentSarah Ann Tickner
George Albert Tickner, M, Son, age 8, born Frant, SussexGeorge Albert Tickner

7th Apr 1861CensusThomas Richardson, M, Head, married, age 32, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Richardson, farm labourerLay Green Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Catherine Richardson, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Eastbourne, SussexCatherine Richardson
Caroline Richardson, F, Daughter, age 12, born Eastbourne, SussexCaroline Richardson
Emma Richardson, F, Daughter, age 10, born Wadhurst, SussexEmma Richardson
William Richardson, M, Son, age 8, born Wadhurst, SussexWilliam Richardson
James Richardson, M, Son, age 6, born Wadhurst, SussexJames Richardson
George Richardson, M, Son, age 2, born Frant, SussexGeorge Richardson
Owen Richardson, M, Son, age 5m, born Frant, SussexOwen Richardson

7th Apr 1861CensusAlexander Start, M, Head, married, age 62, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlexander Start, farm labourerLay Green Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Mary Start, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Frant, SussexMary Start
Ester Start, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: all workEster Start
Mary Paige, F, Granddaughter, age 5, born Frant, SussexMary Paige

2nd Apr 1871CensusPeter Pearson, M, Head, married, age 68, born Tudeley, Kent; occupation: farm labourerPeter Pearson, farm labourerLay Green1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Jane Pearson, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Pembury, KentJane Pearson
Sampson Pearson, M, Son, single, age 13, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerSampson Pearson
Stephen Pearson, M, Son, age 8, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarStephen Pearson

2nd Apr 1871CensusStephen Card, M, Head, married, age 69, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerStephen Card, farm labourerLay Green1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Harriett Card, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Frant, SussexHarriott Card [Blackford]
Lois Card, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: draper's assistantLois Cribb [Card]

2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Evenden, M, Head, married, age 61, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: brick labourerThomas Evenden, brick labourerLay Green1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Harriett Evenden, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Wadhurst, SussexHarriett Evenden
Osborne Evenden, M, Son, single, age 27, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerOsborne Evenden
Evangeline Evenden, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Frant, SussexEvangeline Evenden

2nd Apr 1871CensusJacob Manktelow, M, Head, married, age 30, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: warehousemanJacob Manktelow, corn warehouse manLay Green1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Eliza Manktelow, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Frant, SussexEliza Manktelow [Mepham]
Mahala Manktelow, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMahala Manktelow
Samuel James Manktelow, M, Son, age 1m, born Frant, SussexSamuel James Manktelow
Martha Meopham, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 71, born Frant, Sussex, receiving parochial reliefMartha Mepham [Stone]

2nd Apr 1871CensusHorace Suters, M, Lodger, single, age 23, born Guestling, Sussex; occupation: railway porter, S.E.R.Horace SutersLay Green1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Scrace, M, Head, widowed, age 32, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: carpenter journeymanJohn Scrace, carpenter journeymanLay Green1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Frederick John Scrace, M, Son, single, age 6, born Frant, SussexFrederick John Scrace
Ernest Edward Scrace, M, Son, single, age 4, born Frant, SussexErnest Edward Scrace
Mary Ann Scrace, F, Daughter, age 2, born Frant, SussexMary Ann Scrace

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Hook, M, Head, married, age 27, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: sawyerJohn Hook, sawyerLay Green1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Mary Hannah Hook, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Kingsclear, HampshireMary Hannah Hook [Long]
Rose Ellen Hook, F, Daughter, age 1, born Frant, SussexRose Ellen Hook

2nd Apr 1871DeathMary Ann Hook, F, Visitor, single, age 21, born Seaford, Sussex; occupation: cook and domestic servantMary Ann Hook

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Kidd, M, Head, married, age 23, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: brewer's labourerWilliam Kidd, brewer's labourerLay Green1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Blackford, M, Head, married, age 46, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: carpenterWilliam Blackford, carpenterLay Green1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Elizabeth Blackford, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Frant, SussexElizabeth Blackford
Frederick Blackford, M, Son, age 4, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrederick Blackford
Florence Blackford, F, Daughter, age 6, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarFlorence Blackford

2nd Apr 1871CensusJosiah Fellows, M, Head, married, age 41, born Scarning, Norfolk; occupation: railway platelayerJosiah Fellows, railway platelayerLay Green1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Susan Fellows, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Brisley, NorfolkSusan Fellows
Mary Ann Fellows, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Wadhurst, SussexMary Ann Fellows
James Fellows, M, Son, single, age 18, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: bricklayerJames Fellows
Alfred Fellows, M, Son, single, age 10, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlfred Fellows

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Wells, M, Head, widowed, age 26, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Wells, farm labourerLay Green Cottage1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Anne Maria Wells, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Frant, SussexAnne Maria Wells
James Wells, M, Son, age 5, born Frant, SussexJames Wells
Julia Wells, F, Daughter, age 3, born Wadhurst, SussexJulia Wells
Jane Wells, F, Sister, single, age 19, born Burwash, SussexJane Wells

2nd Apr 1871CensusAlexander Start, M, Head, married, age 72, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlexander Start, farm labourerLay Green Cottage1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Mary Start, F, Wife, married, age 72, born Frant, SussexMary Start

2nd Apr 1871CensusAmos Paine, M, Lodger, single, age 23, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: railway signalmanAmos PaineLay Green1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Henry Bates, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Henry BatesLay Green1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

c 1875Bells Yew Green, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyNew Lay Green

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Smith, M, Head, married, age 61, born Chiddingstone; occupation: farm labourerJohn Smith, farm labourerLay Green Cottage1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Jane Smith, F, Wife, married, age 64, born FrantJane Smith
George Moon, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Frant; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Moon
Harry Moon, M, Lodger, single, age 26, born Frant; occupation: farm labourerHenry Moon

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdmond Bolten, M, Head, married, age 30, born Horsmonden, occupation: farm labourerEdmond Bolten, farm labourerLay Green Cottage1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Eliza Bolten, F, Wife, married, age 25, born SurreyEliza Bolten
John E. Bolten, M, Son, age 7, born Horsmonden, occupation: scholarJohn E. Bolten

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Moon, M, Head, married, age 40, born Frant; occupation: labourerJames Moon, labourerLay Green Cottage1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Mary A. Moon, F, Wife, married, age 45, born FrantMary Ann Moon [Blackford]
Alfred Moon, M, [Step]Son, single, age 23, born Frant; occupation: bricklayer's labourerAlfred Moon
Thomas Moon, M, [Step]Son, single, age 21, born Frant; occupation: labourerThomas Moon
Elisabeth Moon, F, [Step}Daughter, single, age 20, born Frant; occupation: parlour maidElizabeth Moon
Olive Moon, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Frant; occupation: scholarOlive Moon
George Moon, M, Son, single, age 14, born Frant; occupation: scholarGeorge Moon
Henry Moon, M, Son, single, age 13, born Frant; occupation: labourerHenry Moon
Sarah Moon, F, Daughter, age 11, born Frant; occupation: scholarSarah Moon
William Moon, M, Son, age 9, born Frant; occupation: scholarWilliam Moon
David Moon, M, Son, age 7, born Frant; occupation: scholarDavid Moon
Fanny E. Moon, F, Daughter, age 4, born FrantFanny Eliza Moon
Annie Moon, F, Daughter, age 1, born FrantAnnie Moon
Charles Blackford, M, Nephew, single, age 17, born Frant, occupation: labourerCharles Blackford

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