The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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1997The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 by Professor Brian Short ⇒ Notebook extract

Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Tester, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Tester, farm labourerThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Susannah Tester, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexSusannah Tester
John Tester, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Tester, sawyer
Omey Tester, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexOme Tester
Eliza Tester, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexEliza Budgen [Tester]
Susannah Tester, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexSusannah Tester
Harriot Tester, F, [Daughter], age 9 months, born SussexHarriet Tester

6th Jun 1841CensusEdward Scott, M, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerEdward ScottThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Philedelphia Scott, F, [Wife], age 67, born SussexPhiledelphia Scott
Sarah Scott, F, [Daughter], age 17, born SussexSarah Scott

6th Jun 1841CensusMary Tester, F, Head, widowed, age 76, born SussexMary TesterThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
William Tester, M, [Son], age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Tester, farm labourer
Henry Tester, M, [Grand-son], age 14, born SussexHenry Tester, sawyer
Mary Tester, F, [Grand-daughter], age 12, born SussexMary Tester
Phille Tester, F, [Grand-daughter], age 8, born SussexPhillis Tester
James Tester, M, [Grand-son], age 6, born SussexJames Tester

6th Jun 1841CensusRhoda Mitchell, F, Head, widowed, age 29, born SussexRhoda Tester [Mitchell] [Heasman]Thommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Daniel Mitchell, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexDaniel Heasman, sawyer
Emela Mitchell, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexEmela Mitchell
Cane Mitchell, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexCain Mitchell
Charlotte Mitchell, F, [Daughter], age 9 months, born SussexCharlotte Mitchell [Tester]

6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Underwood, F, Head, age 70 to 74, born Sussex; occupation FarmerElizabeth Underwood [Waters]Thommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
John Underwood, M, [Son], age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation FarmerJohn Underwood

6th Jun 1841CensusStephen Weaver, M, Head, age 34, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerStephen WeaverThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Phille Weaver, F, [Wife], age 32, born SussexPhille Weaver
Frederick Weaver, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexFrederick Weaver
Walter Weaver, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexWalter Weaver
Henry Weaver, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexHenry Weaver
Alfred Weaver, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexAlfred Weaver

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Heaver, M, Head, age 41, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn HeaverThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Mary Heaver, F, [Wife], age 38, born SussexMary Heaver [Langridge]
Mary Heaver, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexMary Heaver
Ann Heaver, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexAnn Heaver
John Heaver, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexJohn Heaver
Sarah Heaver, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexSarah Heaver
Lydia Heaver, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexLydia Heaver

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Mitchell, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Mitchell, farm labourerThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Elizabeth Mitchell, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49, born SussexElizabeth Mitchell
John Mitchell, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexJohn Mitchell
Philadelphia Mitchell, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexPhiladelphia Mitchell

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Wicken, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJohn Wicken, farm labourerThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Ann Wicken, F, [Wife], age 65 to 69, born SussexAnn Wicken [Noakes]

6th Jun 1841CensusPhilidelphia Gates, F, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: servantPhillydelphia GatesThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
John Gates, M, [Son], age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Gates
Ann Gates, F, [Daughter], age 25 to 29, born SussexAnne Gates

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Post, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerWilliam PostThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Harriot Post, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexHarriot Post

6th Jun 1841CensusPhilidelphia Richardson, F, Head, widowed, age 60 to 64, born SussexPhilidelphia Richardson [Isted]Thommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
James Richardson, M, [Son], age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJames Richardson
Benjamin Richardson, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerBenjamin Richardson
Philidelphia Richardson, F, [Grand-daughter], age 8, born SussexPhilidelphia Richardson

6th Jun 1841CensusElener Towner, F, Head, age 35 to 39, born SussexElener TownerThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Helen Towner, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexHelen Towner
Ambrose Towner, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexAmbrose Towner
Thomas Towner, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexThomas Towner
Selina Towner, F, [Daughter], age 3 months, born SussexSelina Towner

6th Jun 1841CensusMary Swadling, F, Head, age 45 to 49; occupation GrocerMary SwadlingThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Thomas Mitchell, M, age 65 to 69; occupation: servantThomas Mitchell
Elizabeth Waghorn, F, age 13, born Sussex; occupation ServantElizabeth Waghorn

6th Jun 1841CensusMary Morgans, F, Head, widowed, age 40 to 44Mary MorgansThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Randolph Morgans, M, [Son], age 9Randolph Morgans
Mary Williams, F, age 16; occupation ServantMary Williams

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Edwards, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Edwards, farm labourerThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Elizabeth Edwards, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49, born SussexElizabeth Edwards
Martin Edwards, M, [Son], age 19, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerMartin Edwards, farm labourer
Richard Edwards, M, [Son], age 15, born SussexRichard Edwards
George Edwards, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexGeorge Edwards

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Comber, M, Head, age 57, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Comber, farm labourerThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Mary Comber, F, [Wife], age 57Mary Comber

6th Jun 1841CensusHumphrey Gardner, M, Head, age 36, born Sussex; occupation: farmerHumphrey Gardner, farmerThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Mary Gardner, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexMary Gardner [Underwood]

6th Jun 1841CensusHugh Simmons, M, Head, age 76, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerHugh SimmonsThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Sarah Simmons, F, [Wife], age 73, born SussexSarah Simmons [Payne]
Henry Simmons, M, [Grand-son], age 10, born SussexHenry Palmer Simmons
William Gates, M, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Gates

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Gander, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Gander, farm labourerThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Elizabeth Gander, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexElizabeth Gander
Martha Gander, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexMartha Gander
George Gander, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexGeorge Gander
Mary Gander, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexMary Gander
Benjamin Gander, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexBenjamin Gander
Thomas Gander, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexThomas Gander

6th Jun 1841CensusDaniel Heasman, M, Head, age 22, born Sussex; occupation: sawyerDaniel Heasman, sawyerThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Harriot Heasman, F, [Wife], age 22, born SussexHarriott Heasman [Thorp]
Jasper Heasman, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexJasper Huggett Heasman, lathe cleaver
Richard Heasman, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexRichard Heasman, sawyer

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Thorpe, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJohn ThorpeThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Susannah Thorpe, F, [Wife], age 55 to 59, born SussexSusannah Thorpe
Thomas Huggett, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Huggett

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Richardson, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJohn RichardsonThommas'S Bank1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Mary Richardson, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49, born SussexMary Richardson
Charles Richardson, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexCharles Richardson
William Richardson, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexWilliam Richardson
Eliza Richardson, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexEliza Richardson
George Payne, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantGeorge Payne
George Towner, M, age 13, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Towner

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Huggett, farm labourerTomsetts Bank Road1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Huggett
Daughter; occupation: house servantSarah Huggett
Daughter; occupation: governessSelina Huggett
Lodger; occupation: scholarPriscilla Layton
Lodger; occupation SCHOLAREsther Ramsey
Lodger; occupation SCHOLARSarah Ramsey
Lodger; occupation SCHOLAREdward Ramsey

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerJohn TodmanTomsetts Bank Road1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeElney Todman

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerJohn PadghamTomsetts Bank Road1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeSarah Padgham
Son; occupation SCHOLARThomas Padgham
Daughter; occupation SCHOLAREliza Padgham
SonJohn Padgham
DaughterSarah Padgham

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerJames TodmanTomsetts Bank Road1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeMary Todman

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerTimothy Harden, farm labourerTomsetts Bank1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeEliza Harding [Jones]
SonJesse Harding, farm labourer
DaughterHarriott Harden
SonEdwin Harden
SonHenry Harden, sawyer
SonWalter Harden

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation MASON'S LABourerEdward WelfareTomsetts Bank1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Wife; occupation STRAW BONNET MAKERMary Welfare [Williams]
Daughter; occupation SCHOLARElizabeth Ann Welfare
Son; occupation SCHOLARWilliam Welfare
Daughter; occupation SCHOLARMargaret Welfare
DaughterJane Welfare

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowedMary BlackstoneTomsetts Bank1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Son, occupation: stone masonHenry Blackstone
Son, occupation: mason's labourerJohn Blackstone
Daughter, occupation: needle womanMary Blackstone
Son, occupation: mason's labourerGeorge Blackstone
Grand-daughter, occupation: scholarFanny Blackstone

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: farm labourerJohn CookTomsetts Bank1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeMary Ann Cook
SonWilliam Cook

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerEdward WickendenTomsetts Bank1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeMary Ann Wickenden
SonEdward Wickenden
DaughterMary Elizabeth (Ann) Head [Wickenden]
SonJesse Wickenden
DaughterHarriet Bingham [Wickenden]
SonJohn Wickenden

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJohn Turner, farm labourerTomsetts Bank1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeCaroline Turner [Comber]
Daughter; occupation: scholarEmily Sarah Turner
DaughterHarriet Turner
SonBenjamin Turner
SonGeorge Turner

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerEdward Holms, farm labourerTomsetts Bank1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeAnn Holms
SonHenry Holms
SonEdward Holms
Brother; occupation: farm labourerHenry Holms

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerMartin Edwards, farm labourerTomsetts Bank1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifePhiladelphia Edwards [Todman]
SonHoath Martin Edwards

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerGeorge TodmanTomsetts Bank1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeMary Ann Todman

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerAbraham Card, farm labourerTomsetts Bank1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Lodger, occupation: mason's labourerEdward Butcher
Servant; occupation: house servantFrances Card [Cushman] [Hollamby]
Servant's sonElisha (Cushman) Card, labourer
Servant's daughterEliza (Cushman) Card

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed, occupation: collar and harness makerJohn Charles Bird, collar and harness makerTomsetts Bank1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: sawyer and lathe cleaverDaniel Heasman, sawyerTomsetts Bank1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeHarriott Heasman [Thorp]
Son; occupation: sawyer and lathe cleaverJasper Huggett Heasman, lathe cleaver
SonRichard Heasman, sawyer
DaughterSusanah Heasman
DaughterHarriott Heasman
SonJohn Heasman, carpenter
Mother-in-law; widowedSussanah Thorp

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJames Cox, farm labourerTomsetts Bank1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeJane Cox
Son; occupation: farm labourerCaleb Cox
Son; occupation: farm labourerJames Cox
DaughterAnne Elizabeth Cox
Grand-sonWilliam Cox

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: mason's labourerThomas Jenner, mason's labourerTomsetts Bank1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeJane Jenner [Huggett]
SonWilliam Jenner, bricklayer's labourer
DaughterHarriett Harding [Jenner]
DaughterSophia Jenner
DaughterMary Ann Heasman [Jenner]
SonJohn Jenner, labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation HOUSE PROPrietor and FARMERMary SwaddlebyTomsetts Bank1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Lodger; widowed; occupation CORDWAINERThomas Waghorn
Servant; occupation HOUSE SERVANTElizabeth Waghorn
Lodger, widowed, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Comber

24th Sep 1878RecollectionsGeorge Tester, farm labourerTompsetts BankAshdown Forest dispute

During The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 commoners and land owners were interviewed by the solicitor William Raper. Their comments were recorded in a series of notebooks:

Tester, George. [At] Tompsetts Bank. 93. Cousin of Henry Thorpe. Born at Stumble Wood on the Forest in Maresfield. Baptised at Horsted Keynes, so his mother told him (but thinks the entry in the Register is not to be found).

When I was a boy lived with Father on Old Brickyard Farm, 18 acres right out in the Forest. Belonged to old Squire Newnham of Maresfield Cross. Lived there till 14 years old. Father turned out cows and sheep and a horse on the Forest. Took litter and brakes regularly for fodder. What I call litter is heath, furzes and fern and the like. Nobody interfered with nobody there then. Father used to cut scrub for firing. Almost all the poor people from Nutley used to come out on the Forest for wood. We always had turf or peat from the Forest to burn. We used to cut bushes for stopping up gaps in our hedges. This is the 8th Lord of the manor I have known. They all stirred up about the Forest and wanted to claim it as their own but never could yet.

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2nd Oct 1879RecollectionsSamuel SlaterTompsetts BankAshdown Forest dispute

During The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 commoners and land owners were interviewed by the solicitor William Raper. Their comments were recorded in a series of notebooks:

Samuel Slater. 87. Very deaf - memory almost gone. Tompsetts Bank. Born in Hartfield. His Father was parish clerk. (When) about 27 worked for 2 years for Godly at Upper Parrock. Had litter from the Forest and turned out. Before that worked at Chartners Farm. Does not remember before that. Lived before he was grown up with Philcox at Little Parrock for a year.

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5th Apr 1891CensusIsaac Waters, M, Head, married, age 47, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: builderIsaac Waters, builderTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Elizabeth Waters, F, Wife, married, age 49, born East Grinstead, SussexElizabeth Waters
Henry Waters, M, Son, single, age 19, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: carpenterHenry Waters
Arthur Waters, M, Son, single, age 17, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: saddlerArthur Waters
Edgar I Waters, M, Son, single, age 9, born East Grinstead, SussexEdgar I Waters

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles C Philpott, M, Head, married, age 46, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: millerCharles C Philpott, millerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Fanny Philpott, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Maresfield, SussexFanny Philpott
Alice M Philpott, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Forest Row, SussexAlice M Philpott
Alf E Philpott, M, Son, single, age 15, born Forest Row, SussexAlf E Philpott
Fanny E Philpott, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Forest Row, SussexFanny E Philpott

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam P Luxford, M, Head, married, age 34, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayerWilliam P Luxford, bricklayerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Mary Ann Luxford, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Great Yarmouth, NorfolkMary Ann Luxford
George Luxford, M, Son, single, age 8, born Forest Row, SussexGeorge Luxford
Grace Luxford, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Forest Row, SussexGrace Luxford
Frank Luxford, M, Son, single, age 4, born Forest Row, SussexFrank Luxford

5th Apr 1891CensusEdwin Harding, M, Head, married, age 45, born West Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: cleaverEdwin HardenTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Sarah Harding, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Stevenage, SussexSarah Ann Harding [Moules]
Harriet Harding, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born East Grinstead, SussexHarriett Harding
Alfred Harding, M, Son, single, age 11, born East Grinstead, SussexAlfred Harding
Elizabeth Harding, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born East Grinstead, SussexElizabeth Harding
Amy Harding, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born East Grinstead, SussexAmy Harding

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Upton, M, Head, married, age 32, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourerJames Upton, bricklayer's labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Harriet Upton, F, Wife, married, age 26, born London, MiddlesexHarriet Upton
Ethel C Upton, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born Tomsetts Bank, Forest Row, SussexEthel C Upton
Albert J Upton, M, Son, single, age 1 month, born Tomsetts Bank, Forest Row, SussexAlbert J Upton

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Brill, M, Head, widowed, age 50, born Aston, Buckinghamshire; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Brill, farm labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
George Brill, M, Son, single, age 19, born Reigate, SurreyGeorge Brill

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Payne, M, Head, married, age 39, born R..., Leicestershire; occupation: gardenerJohn Payne, gardenerFau.. Farm1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Eliza Payne, F, Wife, married, age 44, born St Stephen Norwich, NorfolkEliza Payne
George H Payne, M, Son, single, age 13, born Reigate, SurreyGeorge H Payne
Alice E Payne, F, Visitor, single, age 20, born Reigate, SurreyAlice E Payne
Kelew Walsh, M, Lodger, single, age 28, born Ireland; occupation: brewer's draymanKelew Walsh

5th Apr 1891CensusMary Hemsley, F, Head, widowed, age 48, born WorcestershireMary Ann Elizabeth Hemsley [Holliday]Tomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Henry Hemsley, M, Son, single, age 22, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: labourerHenry Hemsley
William Hemsley, M, Son, single, age 19, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: gardenerWilliam Edward Hemsley
Frank Hemsley, M, Son, single, age 15, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerFrank Hemsley
Fredrick Hemsley, M, Son, single, age 13, born Forest Row, SussexFrederick Hemsley
Edward Hemsley, M, Son, single, age 11, born Forest Row, SussexEdward Hemsley
Ernest Hemsley, M, Son, single, age 9, born Forest Row, SussexErnest Hemsley

5th Apr 1891CensusJames H Heasman, M, Head, married, age 79, born Ashurstwood, Sussex; occupation: DealerJames Heasman, sawyerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Eliza Heasman, F, Wife, married, age 74, born West Hoathly, SussexEliza Heasman [Gallard]

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Murrell, M, Head, married, age 50, born Frimley, Hampshire; occupation: railway porterCharles Murrell, railway porterTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Martha Murrell, F, Wife, married, age 47, born East Dean, SussexMartha Murrell
William Murrell, M, Son, single, age 15, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerWilliam Murrell
Fredrick Murrell, M, Son, single, age 14, born Forest Row, SussexFredrick Murrell
John Murrell, M, Son, single, age 11, born Forest Row, SussexJohn Murrell
Margeret Murrell, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Forest Row, SussexMargeret Murrell
Edith K Murrell, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Forest Row, SussexEdith K Murrell

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Tester, M, Head, married, age 63, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: steam sawyerHenry Tester, sawyerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Mary Tester, F, Wife, married, age 64, born East Grinstead, SussexMary Tester [Heasman]
Mary Read, F, Granddaughter, single, age 12, born East Grinstead, SussexMary Read

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Blackstone, M, Head, widowed, age 64, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: bricklayerJohn Blackstone, bricklayerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
George Blackstone, M, Son, single, age 21, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerGeorge Blackstone
Mary Blackstone, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperMary Blackstone
Richard Blackstone, M, Son, single, age 17, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerRichard Blackstone
Johne Blackstone, M, Son, single, age 16, born Forest Row, SussexJohne Blackstone

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Heasman, M, Head, married, age 34, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: labourerWilliam Heasman, labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Eliza Heasman, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Hartfield, SussexEliza Heasman [Young]
Ellen Heasman, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born East Grinstead, SussexEllen Heasman
Abel Heasman, M, Son, single, age 7, born East Grinstead, SussexAbel Heasman
Daniel Heasman, M, Son, single, age 6, born East Grinstead, SussexDaniel Heasman, farmer
Mable Heasman, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born East Grinstead, SussexMabel Heasman
Eliza Heasman, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born East Grinstead, SussexEliza Heasman

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Friend, M, Head, married, age 54, born Danehill, Sussex; occupation: carmanThomas Friend, carmanTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Martha Friend, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Lingfield, SurreyMartha Friend
John Friend, M, Son, single, age 22, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: carmanJohn Friend
Henry Friend, M, Son, single, age 20, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: carmanHenry Friend
Sophia Friend, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Forest Row, SussexSophia Friend
Tom Friend, M, Son, single, age 6, born Forest Row, SussexTom Friend
Thos Hoadman, M, Servant, single, age 27, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerThos Hoadman

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Norman, M, Head, married, age 41, born Langton Green, Kent; occupation: labourerWilliam Norman, labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Eliza Norman, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Withyham, SussexEliza Norman

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Jenner, M, Head, married, age 50, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: bricklayerWilliam Jenner, bricklayer's labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Sarah Jenner, F, Wife, married, age 45, born East Grinstead, SussexSarah Jenner [Norman]
Thomas Jenner, M, Son, single, age 24, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: labourerThomas Henry Jenner
Anie Jenner, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born East Grinstead, SussexAnnie Jenner
George Jenner, M, Son, single, age 10, born East Grinstead, SussexGeorge Jenner

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Charman, M, Head, married, age 26, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: gardenerJames Charman, gardenerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Caroline Charman, F, Wife, married, age 29, born East Grinstead, SussexCaroline Charman
James Charman, M, Son, single, age 2, born East Grinstead, SussexJames Charman
Harriet E Miles, F, Stepdaughter, single, age 9, born East Grinstead, SussexHarriet Elizabeth Miles

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Heasman, M, Head, widowed, age 62, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: labourerJohn Heasman, farm labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex

5th Apr 1891CensusEdward Todman, M, Head, married, age 52, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerEdward Todman, labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Susan Todman, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Hartfield, SussexSusan Todman
William Todman, M, Son, single, age 17, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerWilliam Todman
Eliza Todman, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Forest Row, SussexEliza Todman
Kate Todman, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Forest Row, SussexKate Todman
George Todman, M, Son, single, age 7, born Forest Row, SussexGeorge Todman
Henry Todman, M, Son, single, age 4, born Forest Row, SussexHenry Todman
William Todman, M, Grandfather, widowed, age 86, born East Grinstead, SussexWilliam Todman

5th Apr 1891CensusJabez Parris, M, Head, married, age 66, born Arlington, Sussex; occupation: labourerJabez Parris, labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Ellen Parris, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Nutley, SussexEleanor Parris [Tester]

5th Apr 1891CensusJame H Keys, F, Head, single, age 65, born Deptford, Kent; occupation: living on own meansJame H Keys, living on own meansTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Fauces M Keys, F, Sister, single, age 60, born Peckham, Surrey; occupation: living on own meansFauces M Keys
Emily Bowrah, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Ashurstwood, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantEmily Bowrah

5th Apr 1891CensusLucy Weller, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: grocerLucy Weller [Wren]Tomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Birtha Weller, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: dressmakerBertha Weller

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Taylor, M, Head, married, age 57, born Worth, Sussex; occupation: bricklayerGeorge Taylor, bricklayerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Ann Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Worth, Sussex; occupation: laundressAnne Taylor [Brackpool]
Jane Taylor, F, Daughter, single, age 32, born Worth, Sussex; occupation: assistant laundressJane Taylor
Carrie Taylor, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Worth, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker's apprenticeCarrie Taylor
William E Taylor, M, Son, single, age 13, born Dorking, SurreyWilliam Edward Taylor
Anna Sullivan, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Norfolk; occupation: general domestic servantAnna Sullivan

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam W Miles, M, Head, married, age 25, born Charlwood, Surrey; occupation: butcherWalter William Miles, butcherTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Edith Miles, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Worth, SussexEdith Miles
Lena A Miles, F, Daughter, single, age 5 months, born Forest Row, SussexLena A Miles

5th Apr 1891CensusAbraham Wheatley, M, Head, widowed, age 53, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerAbraham Wheatley, labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Abraham Wheatley, M, Son, single, age 17, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerAbraham John Wheatley, soldier
Harriett Wheatley, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Forest Row, SussexHarriet Hayler [Wheatley]
Mary Wheatley, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Forest Row, SussexMary Elizabeth Wheatley, kitchen-maid
Joseph Wheatley, M, Son, single, age 9, born Forest Row, SussexJoseph Wheatley
Charly Wheatley, M, Son, single, age 7, born Forest Row, SussexCharley Wheatley, carman
George Wheatley, M, Son, single, age 6, born Forest Row, SussexGeorge Wheatley, carman

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Watson, M, Head, married, age 51, born Gateshead, Durham; occupation: janitorWilliam Watson, janitorTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Emily Watson, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Forest Row, SussexEmily Watson

5th Apr 1891CensusEdward Martin, M, Head, married, age 71, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: carpenterEdward Martin, carpenterTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Lucey Martin, F, Wife, married, age 79, born Forest Row, SussexLucy Martin
Ellen Martin, F, Daughter, single, age 45, born Forest Row, SussexEllen Martin

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Tester, M, Head, married, age 45, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: carpenterHenry Tester, sawyerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Ellen Tester, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Horsham, SussexEllen Tester [Wells]
Harry Tester, M, Son, single, age 19, born Forest Row, SussexHarry Frederick Tester
Emily Tester, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Forest Row, SussexEmily Tester
Owen Tester, M, Son, single, age 13, born Forest Row, SussexOwen John Tester
Ada L Tester, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Forest Row, SussexAda Louisa Tester
Edith A Tester, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born Forest Row, SussexEdith Alice Mary Tester
Fanny Valler, F, Sister, widowed, age 47, born Forest Row, SussexFanny Valler

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Underwood, M, Head, married, age 69, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerGeorge Underwood, labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Hannah Underwood, F, Wife, married, age 74, born Burwash, SussexHannah Underwood

5th Apr 1891CensusCharlot Card, F, Head, widowed, age 44, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: charwomanCharlotte Card, charwomanTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Harman, M, Head, widowed, age 65, born East Grinstead, SussexGeorge Harman, grocerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Ellen Brown, F, Servant, widowed, age 57, born Greenock, ScotlandEllen Brown

5th Apr 1891CensusAbraham Card, M, Head, married, age 74, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: wood dealerAbraham Card, farm labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Charlotte Card, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Richmond, SurreyCharlotte Jane Card [Murton]
Charlotte F Card, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Forest Row, SussexCharlotte Fanny Card
Alice M Card, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Forest Row, SussexAlice Martha Card
Arthur M Card, M, Son, single, age 4, born Forest Row, SussexArthur Murton Wiblin Card
Charles W Murton, M, Stepson, single, age 13, born Bermondsey, LondonCharles Walter Murton

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Steer, M, Head, married, age 34, born East Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: plumberGeorge Steer, plumberTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Mary Steer, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Forest Row, SussexMary Steer
Emily Steer, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Hastings, SussexEmily Steer
Fred Steer, M, Son, single, age 10, born Hastings, SussexFred Steer
Edith Steer, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Hastings, SussexEdith Steer
Bertie Steer, M, Son, single, age 7, born Hastings, SussexBertie Steer

5th Apr 1891CensusMary Richardson, F, Head, widowed, age 35, born Margate, Kent; occupation: dressmakerMary Richardson, dressmakerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Alf E Richardson, M, Son, single, age 14, born Margate, Kent; occupation: golf club makerAlf E Richardson
George W Richardson, M, Son, single, age 12, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: golf club makerGeorge W Richardson
Emily M Richardson, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Forest Row, SussexEmily M Richardson
Kate Williams, F, Niece, single, age 4, born Forest Row, SussexKate Williams

5th Apr 1891CensusRobert Medhurst, M, Head, widowed, age 60, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: labourerRobert Medhurst, labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
George Medhurst, M, Son, single, age 15, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: labourerGeorge Medhurst
Minnie Medhurst, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born East Grinstead, SussexMinnie Medhurst

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Card, M, Head, married, age 68, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: broom makerJohn Card, labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Harriet Card, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Hartfield, SussexHarriett Card [Hollamby]
Frank Card, M, Son, age 25, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: carmanFrank Card
Ruben Norman, M, Lodger, single, age 50, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: broom makerRuben Norman
Trayton Tester, M, Lodger, married, age 35, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: wood chopperTrayton Tester, wood dealer

5th Apr 1891CensusMary Welfare, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Cardiff, Glamorgan, WalesMary WelfareTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Harry Welfare, M, Son, single, age 25, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: bricklayerHarry Welfare

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Adams, M, Head, married, age 25, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: gardenerGeorge Adams, gardenerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Carrie Adams, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Forest Row, SussexCarrie Miriam Adams [Blackstone]
Lilly Adams, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Forest Row, SussexLilian Blackstone
George Adams, M, Son, single, age 4, born Forest Row, SussexGeorge Owen Adams
Ethel Adams, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Forest Row, SussexEthel May Adams
Frank Adams, M, Son, single, age 1, born Forest Row, SussexFrank Adams

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Blackstone, M, Head, married, age 61, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: stone masonJohn Blackstone, stone masonTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Elizabeth Blackstone, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Brighton, SussexElizabeth Blackstone
Thomas Blackstone, M, Son, single, age 37, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerThomas Blackstone
Benjamen Blackstone, M, Son, single, age 25, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: painterBenjamen Blackstone
Edmond Ross, M, Lodger, widowed, age 57, born Killaloe, Ireland; occupation: retired carmanEdmond Ross
Edmond A Ross, M, Lodger, single, age 14, born London, MiddlesexEdmond A Ross
Thomas H Ross, M, Lodger, single, age 12, born London, MiddlesexThomas H Ross

5th Apr 1891CensusH Budgen, M, Head, married, age 48, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: labourerHenry Budgen, farm labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
E J Budgen, F, Wife, married, age 49, born East Grinstead, SussexEleaanor Jane Budgen [Divall]
J Budgen, M, Son, single, age 22, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerJohn Budgen

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Jenner, M, Head, married, age 27, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerWilliam Jenner, labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Sarah A Jenner, F, Wife, married, age 35, born St Giles, Devon; occupation: labourerSarah Ann Jenner [Symons]
Edith E Jenner, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Forest Row, SussexEdith Ellen Jenner
Eliza Symons, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 66, born Dowland, Devon; occupation: living on own meansEliza Symons

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Miles, M, Head, married, age 53, born Ardingly, Sussex; occupation: labourerWilliam Miles, farm labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Mary A Miles, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Forest Row, SussexMary Ann Miles [Gates]
Alice Miles, F, Daughter, single, age 32, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantAlice Miles
George Miles, M, Son, single, age 21, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerGeorge Thomas Miles
Alfred Miles, M, Son, single, age 19, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerAlfred Jasper Miles, bricklayer
Harry Miles, M, Son, single, age 17, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerHarry Miles, bricklayer
Elizabeth Miles, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Forest Row, SussexElizabeth Miles
Emily Miles, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Forest Row, SussexEmily Harriett Miles
Robert C E Miles, M, Grandson, single, age 7, born Forest Row, SussexRobert Cameron Ewen McPhee Miles

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Cook, M, Head, married, age 56, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: farmerJames Cook, farmerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Ellen Cook, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Horsted Keynes, SussexEllen Cook
William Cook, M, Son, single, age 32, born Lindfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenterWilliam Cook
Daniel Cook, M, Son, single, age 30, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: gardenerDaniel Cook
Albert Betchley, M, Son-in-law, married, age 30, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: corn and coal merchantAlbert Betchley
Ellen Betchley, F, Daughter, married, age 28, born Forest Row, SussexEllen Betchley

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Miles, M, Head, married, age 68, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: railway gangerGeorge Miles, labourer[Tomsetts Bank]1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Harret Miles, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Edenbridge, KentHarriett Miles [Humphrey]
James Miles, M, Son, single, age 32, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: labourerJames Henry Miles
Lilly Miles, F, Granddaughter, single, age 15, born East Grinstead, SussexLilly Mary Miles
Clara Miles, F, Granddaughter, single, age 5, born LondonClara Miles
John Young, M, Lodger, widowed, age 65, born West Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: labourerJohn Young

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Jones, M, Head, married, age 85, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: dealerJohn Jones, dealer[Tomsetts Bank]1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Elizabeth Jones, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Wadhurst, SussexElizabeth Jones
Lousia Jones, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Claygate, KentLousia Jones
Elizabeth Jones, F, Granddaughter, single, age 15, born Forest Row, SussexElizabeth Jones
Phillip Jones, F, Granddaughter, single, age 12, born Forest Row, SussexPhillip Jones
George Jones, M, Grandson, single, age 4, born Forest Row, SussexGeorge Jones
Absahom Jones, M, Son, married, age 40, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: dealerAbsahom Jones
Absalom Jones, M, Grandson, single, age 20, born Worthing, Sussex; occupation: dealerAbsalom Jones
Patience Jones, F, Granddaughter, single, age 14, born Ashurstwood, SussexPatience Jones

5th Apr 1891CensusAbraham Kemp, M, Head, married, age 25, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerAbraham Kemp, labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Mary A Kemp, F, Wife, married, age 23, born South Heighton Near Newhaven, SussexMary A Kemp
Alice A Kemp, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Forest Row, SussexAlice A Kemp
Daniel Harriott, M, Brother, widowed, age 36, born South Heighton Near Newhaven, Sussex; occupation: labourerDaniel Harriott

5th Apr 1891CensusEmmer Cousens, F, Head, single, age 65, born Aldingham, Sussex; occupation: living on own meansEmmer Cousens, living on own meansTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Hill, M, Head, married, age 35, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerGeorge Hill, labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Ellen Hill, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Forest Row, SussexEllen Hill [Cook]
Ellen Hill, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Forest Row, SussexEllen Hill
Mary A Hill, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Forest Row, SussexMary Ann Hill
Ann Hill, F, Mother, widowed, age 70, born East Grinstead, SussexAnn Hill

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Cook, M, Head, widowed, age 71, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: labourerJohn Cook, labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex

5th Apr 1891CensusClare Stewart, F, Head, widowed, age 34, born IndiaClare StewartTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Emi Stewart, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Whitchurch, OxfordshireEmi Stewart
Rachel Rawlinson, F, Servant, single, age 37, born Suffolk; occupation: general domestic servantRachel Rawlinson

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Jenner, M, Head, married, age 43, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerJohn Jenner, labourerTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Sarah Jenner, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Cheriton, DevonSarah Jenner
John Jenner, M, Son, single, age 17, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: labourerJohn Jenner
Harry J Jenner, M, Son, single, age 11, born Forest Row, SussexHarry James Jenner
Sarah A Jenner, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Forest Row, SussexSarah Anne Jenner
Jane Jenner, F, Mother, widowed, age 78, born Fletching, SussexJane Jenner [Huggett]

5th Apr 1891CensusFredrik Womack, M, Head, married, age 34, born St Martins-In-The-Fields, London; occupation: professor and physicianFredrik Womack, professor and physicianTomsetts Bank1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Ada Womack, F, Wife, married, age 32, born St Georges Hanover Square, LondonAda Womack
Winefred M Womack, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Hampshire, LondonWinefred M Womack
Harriet H Harris, F, Visitor, single, age 43, born Wolverhampton, Staffordshire; occupation: monthly nurseHarriet H Harris
Matilda Margeth, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Cornwall, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantMatilda Margeth

c 1899Tompset's Bank, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyTompset's Bank

1907Thomsetts BankThomsetts Bank, Ashdown ForestPrivate collection

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