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Horseshoe Farm    Forest Row  East Grinstead  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1997The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 by Professor Brian Short ⇒ Notebook extract

Historical records

c 1795Forest Row, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamHorseshoe Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Martin, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Martin, farmerHorse Shoe Farm1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Ann Martin, F, [Relation], age 80 to 84, born SussexAnn Martin
James Martin, M, [Relation], age 70 to 74, born Sussex; occupation: servantJames Martin
George Martin, M, [Relation], age 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantGeorge Martin
James Martin, M, [Relation], age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantJames Martin
Ann Martin, F, [Relation], age 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantAnn Martin

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 2 people; occupation FARMERJohn UnderwoodHorseshoe1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeSarah Underwood [Bowrah]
Son; occupation FARMERGeorge Underwood
Daughter-in-lawAnn Underwood
Grand-son; occupation SCHOLARJohn Underwood
Grand-son; occupation SCHOLARGeorge William Underwood
Servant; occupation HOUSE SERVANTCatherine Humphrey
Servant; occupation FARM SERVANTGeorge Rice
Servant; occupation FARM SERVANTWilliam Wenham
Servant; occupation: farm servantGeorge Holmes

1867Directory entryUnderwood John, farmer, Horseshoe farmHorseshoe farmPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryUnderwood John & George, farmers, Horseshoe farmHorseshoe farmPost Office Directory

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Veness, M, Head, married, age 35, born Warbleton; occupation Farm labourerJames VenessHorshoe Cottage1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Emma Veness, F, Wife, married, age 27, born FletchingEmma Veness
Frank Veness, M, Son, age 7, born Fletching; occupation ScholarFrank Veness
Frederick Veness, M, Son, age 5, born Fletching; occupation ScholarFrederick Veness
Owen Veness, M, Son, age 3, born LindfieldOwen Veness
Harriet Veness, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born East GrinsteadHarriet Veness

3rd Apr 1881CensusAaron Simmons, M, Head, widowed, age 38, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation Farm labourerAaron SimmonsHorshoe Cottage1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Arthur Simmons, M, Son, age 13, born Godstone, SurreyArthur Simmons
Emma Simmons, F, Daughter, age 10, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation ScholarEmma Simmons
Thomas Simmons, M, Son, age 8, born East Grinstead; occupation ScholarThomas Simmons
Mary Simmons, F, Daughter, age 6, born East GrinsteadMary Simmons
Martha Wickenden, F, Servant, age 17, born East Grinstead; occupation HousekeeperMartha Rosa Bannister [Wickenden]

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Underwood, M, Head, married, age 43, born East Grinstead, employs 3 men and 1 boy; occupation FarmerJohn UnderwoodHorshoe Farm1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Ann Underwood, F, Wife, married, age 42, born East GrinsteadAnne Underwood [Turner]
Kate Underwood, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born East GrinsteadKate Underwood
George Underwood, M, Son, single, age 17, born East Grinstead; occupation Farm labourerGeorge Underwood
John Underwood, M, Son, single, age 15, born East Grinstead; occupation Farm labourerJohn Underwood
Martha Hartfield, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Surrey; occupation: servantMartha Hartfield

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Thorp, M, Head, married, age 32, born Fletching; occupation Farm labourerWilliam ThorpeStable Houses1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Elizabeth Thorp, F, Wife, married, age 29, born East GrinsteadElizabeth Thorp
William Thorp, M, Son, age 7, born East Grinstead; occupation ScholarWilliam Thorp
Frederick Thorp, M, Son, age 5, born East Grinstead; occupation ScholarFrederick Thorp
Lillian Thorp, F, Daughter, age 3, born East GrinsteadLillian Thorp

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Henry Pollerd, M, Head, married, age 34, born East Grinstead; occupation Farm labourerGeorge Henry PollerdStable Houses1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Harriet Pollerd, F, Wife, married, age 37, born East GrinsteadHarriet Pollerd
Ellen Pollerd, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born WorthEllen Pollerd
Emily Pollerd, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born WorthEmily Pollerd
Eliza Pollerd, F, Daughter, age 7, born East Grinstead; occupation ScholarEliza Pollerd
William H. Pollerd, M, Son, age 4, born East GrinsteadWilliam H. Pollerd
James W. Pollerd, M, Son, age 3, born East GrinsteadJames W. Pollerd
Harriet Ann Pollerd, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born East GrinsteadHarriet Ann Pollerd

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Budgen, M, Head, single, age 28, born Godstone, Surrey; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Budgen, farm labourerStable Houses1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Head, M, Head, married, age 33, born West Hoathly; occupation: coachmanGeorge Head, coachmanStable Houses1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Nakala Head, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Lingfield, SurreyNakala Head
Kate Head, F, Daughter, age 4, born East GrinsteadKate Head
Sally Head, F, Daughter, age 2, born East GrinsteadSally Head
William Head, M, Son, age 1, born East GrinsteadWilliam Head

1882Directory entryUnderwood John, farmer, Horseshoe farmHorseshoe farmKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Page, M, Head, married, age 53, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: cowmanWilliam Page, farm labourerHorseshoe Cottage1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Jane Page, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Ardley, EssexJane Page [Howard]
Frederick Page, M, Son, single, age 15, born East Grinstead, SussexFrederick Page

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Page, M, Head, married, age 29, born Ardley, Essex; occupation: labourerJames Page, labourerHorseshoe Cottage1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Eliza Page, F, Wife, married, age 30, born West Hoathly, SussexEliza Page
Lodia Laura Page, F, Daughter, age 6, born East Grinstead, SussexLodia Laura Page
Annie Marian Page, F, Daughter, age 5, born East Grinstead, SussexAnnie Marian Page
Florance Beatrice Page, F, Daughter, age 3, born East Grinstead, SussexFlorance Beatrice Page
Charley Page, M, Son, age 2, born East Grinstead, SussexCharley Page
Grace Page, F, Daughter, age 1, born East Grinstead, SussexGrace Page
Mary Page, F, Daughter, age 3 months, born East Grinstead, SussexMary Page

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Underwood, M, Head, married, age 53, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Underwood, farmerHorseshoe Farm1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Ann Underwood, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Balcombe, SussexAnn Underwood
Kate Underwood, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born East Grinstead, SussexKate Underwood
John Underwood, M, Son, married, age 25, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonJohn Underwood
Mary Ann Underwood, F, Daughter-in-law, married, age 25, born Hentland, HerefordshireMary Ann Underwood

c 1899Horseshoe Farm, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyHorseshoe Farm

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