The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
The Priory [a.k.a. Clay Pits]  Highgate  Forest Row  East Grinstead  
Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Weller, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Weller, farmerClay Pitts Farm1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Ann Weller, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexAnn Weller [Lulham]
Eliza Weller, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexEliza Weller
Albert Weller, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexAlbert Weller, farm labourer
John Weller, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexJohn Thomas Weller
Caroline Weller, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexCaroline Weller
William Weller, M, [Grand-Son], age 6, born SussexWilliam H. Weller
John Barton, M, age 6, born SussexJohn Barton
Jesse Morriss, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: servantJesse Morriss

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farmerJames Quickenden, farmerClay Pits1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Quickenden
Son; occupation: scholarJohn Quickenden
Son; occupation: scholarJames Quickenden
Daughter; occupation: scholarEsther (Elizabeth) Quickenden
SonWilliam Quickenden
SonGeorge Quickenden, builder
Servant; occupation: house servantElizabeth Harden
Servant; occupation: house servantThomas Homes

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Tester, M, Head, married, age 52, born Hartfield; occupation: farm bailiffWilliam Tester, farm bailiffPriory Lodge1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Mary Jane Tester, F, Wife, married, age 50, born West HoathlyMary Jane Tester [Gibbs]

3rd Apr 1881CensusPeregrine Birch, M, Head, married, age 63, born Norfolk, occupation: retired civil servantPeregrine Birch, civil servantPriory House1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Anna Charlotte Birch, F, Wife, married, age 61, born LondonAnna Charlotte Birch
Marion J.P. Birch, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born LondonMarion J.P. Birch
Mary Jacob, F, Servant, single, age 34, born London, handicap: deaf; occupation: servantMary Jacob
Alma Jane White, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Northamptonshire; occupation CookAlma Jane White
Alma Jane White, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Northamptonshire; occupation: cookAlma Jane Homewood [White]
Mary Walker, F, Servant, single, age 18, born London; occupation HousemaidMary Walker
Jules Ebeling, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Germany; occupation: butlerJules Ebeling
Noah Holmwood, M, Servant, single, age 26, born Heathfield; occupation: coachmanNoah Homewood, coachman
Emily Eliza Hutchinson, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Hastings; occupation: housemaidEmily Eliza Hutchinson

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Simmons, M, Head, married, age 70, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation GardenerGeorge SimmonsPriory Farm1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Elizabeth Simmons, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Speldhurst, KentElizabeth Simmons [Nye]

1882Directory entryBirch Peregrine, PrioryPrioryKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles W Redman, M, Head, married, age 27, born West Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: coachmanCharles W Redman, coachmanPriory Lodge1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Elizabeth Redman, F, Wife, married, age 25, born East Grinstead, SussexElizabeth Redman
Emily Redman, F, Daughter, age 1, born Forest Row, SussexEmily Redman
Pheladelphia Wren, F, Mother-in-law, age 47, born East Grinstead, SussexPhilidelphia Wren [Owen]

5th Apr 1891CensusPeregrine Birch, M, Head, married, age 73, born Wretham, Norfolk; occupation: retired house of lords clerkPeregrine Birch, retired house of lords clerkPriory1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Anna C Birch, F, Wife, married, age 71, born Hayes, MiddlesexAnna C Birch
George P Birch, M, Son, single, age 33, born Pembury, Middlesex; occupation: stock jobberGeorge P Birch
Marion J P Birch, F, Daughter, single, age 32, born Pembury, MiddlesexMarion J P Birch
Jane E Anderson, F, Servant, married, age 60, born Mountfield, Sussex; occupation: cook and domestic servantJane E Anderson
Mary A Wren, F, Servant, single, age 16, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: parlourmaid and domestic servantMary Ann Wren
Margaret F W Horne, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Chelmsford, Essex; occupation: kitchenmaid and domestic servantMargaret F W Horne
Jane Reed, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Hambledon, Berkshire; occupation: housemaid and domestic servantJane Reed

5th Apr 1891CensusAmos Marten, M, Head, married, age 31, born Newick, Sussex; occupation: gardenerAmos Marten, gardenerPriory Farm1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Mary Marten, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Plumpton, SussexMary Maria Marten [Chatfield]
Alfred Bridger, M, Lodger, single, age 17, born Lyminster, Sussex; occupation: farm servantAlfred Bridger

c 1899The Priory and Mudbrooke, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyThe Priory

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