The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Nobles Farm    Bells Yew [a.k.a. Oak] Green  Frant  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1947Frant - A Parish History by Henry S. Eeles ⇒ p. 212

Historical records

c 1825Frant, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodNobles Gate

6th Jun 1841CensusJoseph Scrace, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJoseph ScraceNoble'S Gate1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Mary Scrace, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexMary Scrace
Ann Scrace, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexAnn Scrace
John Scrace, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexJohn Scrace

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Blackford, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex, occupation: labourerThomas Blackford, labourerNoble'S Gate1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Sophia Blackford, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexSophia Blackford [Parker]
Hannah Blackford, F, [Daughter], age 18, born SussexHannah Blackford
William Blackford, M, [Son], age 16, born SussexWilliam Blackford
George Blackford, M, [Son], age 14, born SussexGeorge Blackford
Eliza Blackford, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexEliza Blackford
Henry Blackford, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexHenry Blackford
Mary Blackford, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexMary Ann Moon [Blackford]
John Blackford, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexJohn Blackford
Elisha Blackford, F, [Daughter], age 4 months, born SussexElisha Blackford

6th Jun 1841CensusAmbrose Beale, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex, occupation: farmerAmbrose BealeNoble'S Gate1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Alfred Beale, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexAlfred Beale
Thomas Beale, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexThomas Edward Beale
Ambrose Beale, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexAmbrose Beale
Horace Beale, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexHorace Beale
Mary Waters, F, age 22, born Sussex; occupation ServantMary Waters
John Mepham, M, age 18, born Sussex; occupation: servantJohn Mepham
Thomas Stone, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantThomas Stone
Jane Thorncroft, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantJane Thorncroft
Julia Waters, F, age 7 months, born SussexJulia Waters

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Gilbert, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: gardener's labourerGeorge Gilbert, farm labourerNoble'S Gate1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Deborah Gilbert, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44Deborah Gilbert
George Gilbert, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexGeorge Gilbert
Mary Gilbert, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexMary Gilbert
Thomas Gilbert, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexThomas Gilbert, gardener

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 3 people, occupation: farmerAmbrose BealeNobles Gate, Bells Yew Green1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
WifeMary Elizabeth Beal [Waters]
Son, occupation: farm labourerThomas Edward Beale
Son, occupation: farm labourerAmbrose Beale
Son, occupation: scholarHorace Beale
DaughterJulia Winifred Beal

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: brick makerThomas Blackford, labourerNobles Gate, Bells Yew Green1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
Wife, handicap: deafSophia Blackford [Parker]
Son, occupation: farm labourerGeorge Blackford
Son, occupation: brick makerHenry Blackford
DaughterMary Ann Moon [Blackford]
Son, occupation: drainpipe makerJohn Blackford
Son, occupation: scholarElisha Blackford
Daughter, occupation: scholarSusannah Blackford

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation SAWYERJoseph ScraceNobles Gate, Bells Yew Green1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
Wife; occupation SCHOOL GOVERNESSMary Scrace
Daughter; occupation ScholarAnn Scrace
Son; occupation ScholarJohn Scrace
Daughter; occupation ScholarPhilidelphia Golding [Scrace]

7th Apr 1861CensusJoseph Scrace, M, Head, married, age 44, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: sawyer and carpenterJoseph Scrace, sawyer and carpenterNoble's Gate1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Mary Scrace, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Frant, SussexMary Scrace
John Scrace, M, Son, single, age 22, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: sawyer and carpenterJohn Scrace

7th Apr 1861CensusThomas Blackford, M, Head, widowed, age 63, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker's labourerThomas Blackford, brickmaker's labourerNoble's Gate1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
John Blackford, M, Son, single, age 22, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker's labourerJohn Blackford
Elisha Blackford, M, Son, single, age 20, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker's labourerElisha Blackford
Susannah Blackford, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Frant, SussexSusannah Blackford
Eliza Moon, F, Granddaughter, age 12, born Frant, SussexEliza Moon

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Blackford, M, Head, married, age 36, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker's labourerWilliam Blackford, brickmaker's labourerNoble's Gate1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Elizabeth Blackford, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Frant, Kent; occupation: brickmaker's labourer's wifeElizabeth Blackford
Mary Ann Blackford, F, Daughter, age 9, born Frant, Kent; occupation: scholarMary Ann Blackford
Fredrick Wm Blackford, M, Son, age 1, born Frant, SussexFrederick William Blackford

7th Apr 1861CensusAlfred Luck, M, Head, married, age 32, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Luck, farm labourerNoble's Gate1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Frances Luck, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, SussexFrances Luck [Wickenden]

2nd Apr 1871CensusJoseph Scrace, M, Head, married, age 53, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: carpenterJoseph Scrace, carpenterNobles Gate Lodge1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Mary Scrace, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Frant, SussexMary Scrace
Charles Golding, M, Grandson, age 5, born Maidstone, KentCharles Golding

2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Blackford, M, Head, widowed, age 73, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: brickmakerThomas Blackford, brickmakerNobles Gate1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Susanna Blackford, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Frant, SussexSusanna Blackford
Charles Blackford, M, Grandson, age 7, born Frant, SussexCharles Blackford
Emily Blackford, F, Granddaughter, age 2, born Ticehurst, SussexEmily Blackford

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Moon, M, Head, married, age 30, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Moon, labourer[Nobles Gate]1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Mary Ann Moon, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Frant, SussexMary Ann Moon [Blackford]
Alfred Moon, M, [Step]Son, single, age 13, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Moon
Thomas Moon, M, [Step]Son, age 11, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Moon
Elizabeth Moon, F, [Step]Daughter, age 9, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Moon
Olive Moon, F, Daughter, age 5, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarOlive Moon
George Moon, M, Son, age 4, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Moon
Henry Moon, M, Son, age 3, born Frant, SussexHenry Moon
Sarah Moon, F, Daughter, age 1, born Frant, SussexSarah Moon

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Kidd, M, Head, married, age 49, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Kidd, farm labourerNobles Gate1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Eliza Kidd, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Rotherfield, SussexEliza Kidd
William H Kidd, M, Son, single, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam H. Kidd
Ezra Kidd, M, Son, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEzra Kidd
Arthur Kidd, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarArthur Kidd
Louis Mary Kidd, F, Daughter, age 3, born Frant, SussexLouis Mary Kidd
Lewis Levi Kidd, M, Son, age 2, born Frant, SussexLewis Levi Kidd

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

3rd Apr 1881CensusJoseph Scrace, M, Head, married, age 63, born Pembury, employs 2 men; occupation CarpenterJoseph ScraceNobles Gate Lodge1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Mary Scrace, F, Wife, married, age 64, born FrantMary Scrace
Phillis Golding, F, Daughter, widowed, age 39, born FrantPhilidelphia Golding [Scrace]
Charles Golding, M, Grandson, single, age 15, born Maidstone; occupation: scholarCharles Golding

3rd Apr 1881CensusEliza Holyer, F, Head, married, age 35Eliza HolyerNobles Gate1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
George Thos. Holyer, M, Son, age 6, born Lydd; occupation: scholarGeorge Thos. Holyer
Norah Kate Holyer, F, Daughter, age 4, born LyddNorah Kate Holyer
John Parson Holyer, M, Brother, single, age 31, born Warehorne; occupation: brick makerJohn Parson Holyer

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Gravett, M, Head, married, age 58, born Hellingly; occupation: stockmanJames Gravett, farm labourerNobles Gate1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Frances Gravett, F, Wife, married, age 54, born FrantFrances Gravett [Groombridge]
Emma F. Gravett, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Frant; occupation: scholarEmma Framces Gravett

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