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26th Feb 1839Cobbarn, South of Groombridge - 1839John Hemsley and William Piddlesden (occupiers) and Lord Abergavenny (owner)John Helmsley, farm labourerHouse and Garden (0 acres 0 roods 36 perches) plot 160Rotherfield Tithe Map
William Piddlesden, farmer

26th Feb 1839Cobbarn, South of Groombridge - 1839Mrs Somers (occupier) and Lord Abergavenny (owner)Sarah Summers [Card]Two Tenements, Cottages and Garden (0 acres 1 roods 8 perches) plot 457Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Piddlesden, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: farmerWilliam Piddlesden, farmerPark Corner1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
William Piddlesden, M, [Son], age 35 to 39, born SussexWilliam Piddlesden
John Piddlesden, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexJohn French Piddlesden, farm labourer
Sophia Piddlesden, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexSophia Piddlesden
Phebe Norman, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantPhebe Norman

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Hemsley, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Helmsley, farm labourerPark Corner1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Hemsley, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexSarah Hemsley [Edwards]
Frederick Hemsley, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexFrederick Hemsley, farm labourer
William Hemsley, M, [Son], age 11, born SussexWilliam Hemsley
Jess Hemsley, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexJesse Hemsley, farm labourer
Edward Hemsley, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexEdward Hemsley

6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Summer, F, Head, age 75 to 79, born SussexSarah Summers [Card]Park Corner1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Summer, F, [Relation], age 6, born SussexMary Summers
Sophia Summer, F, [Daughter], age 40 to 44, born SussexSophia Miles [Summers]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: retired farmerSamuel Sales, farmerPark Corner1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeLucy Sales [Turk]
Grand-son; occupation: farm labourerJoseph Sales, farm labourer
Grand-dauughter-in-lawPhoebe Sales [Brooker]
Great grandson; occupation: scholarHenry Sales, gardener
Great grandson; occupation: scholarJoseph Sales
Great granddaughterSarah Latter Sales
Great grandsonJohn William Sales, farm labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJames Dadswell, farm labourerPark Corner1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Dadswell [Wickens] [Summers]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: sawyerThomas Bowra, sawyerPark Corner1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeMatilda Boarer
Son; occupation: scholarMoses Boarer
Daughter; occupation: scholarHarriett Boarer
DaughterMary Jane Boarer
DaughterEliza Boarer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJohn Helmsley, farm labourerPark Corner [Cottages]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Hemsley [Edwards]
Son; occupation: farm labourerJesse Hemsley, farm labourer
SonEdward Hemsley
Son; occupation: scholarJames Hemsley, labourer
Daughter; occupation: scholarEmma Wickens [Hemsley]
Visitor; occupation: domestic servantEliza Wilson [Fermor]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed, employs 2 people; occupation: farmerWilliam Piddlesden, farmerPark Corner [Cottages]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Son; occupation: farm labourerJohn French Piddlesden, farm labourer
Daughter-in-lawFrances Piddlesden [Keeley]
Granddaughter; occupation: scholarSarah Jane Piddlesden
Granddaughter; occupation: scholarMary Ann Piddlesden
GranddaughterEmily Piddlesden
GrandsonJames Piddlesden
Servant; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Molineux
Servant; occupation Farm LabourerJohn Wilmshurst, farm labourer

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Saunders, M, Head, married, age 62, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Saunders, farm labourerParkcorner1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Saunders, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Herstmonceux, SussexMary Saunders [Catt]
William Saunders, M, Son, single, age 28, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Henry Saunders
George Saunders, M, Son, single, age 23, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Alfred Saunders
Albert Saunders, M, Son, single, age 20, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlbert James Saunders

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Cottington, M, Head, married, age 59, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Cottington, farm labourerParkcorner1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Ann Cottington, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Ann Cottington
Frederick Fry, M, Boarder, single, age 28, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerFrederick Fry

5th Apr 1891CensusAlbert Sumner, M, Head, married, age 46, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlbert Sumner, farm labourerParkcorner1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Catharine Sumner, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Withyham, SussexCatharine Sumner
Alfred William Sumner, M, Son, age 13, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: scholarAlfred William Sumner

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Adams, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: sawyerHenry Adams, sawyer and farm labourerParkcorner1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Emily Adams, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Westminster, LondonEmily Frances Adams [Smith]
William Adams, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Albert Adams, chauffeur
Emily Adams, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEmily Adams

5th Apr 1891CensusAgnes Norman, F, Head, widowed, age 54, born Rotherfield, SussexAgnes NormanParkcorner1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Richard Luxford, M, Father, widowed, age 78, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Living on own meansRichard Luxford
Alfred Hall, M, Boarder, single, age 28, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: gardenerAlfred Hall
James Bing, M, Boarder, widowed, age 70, born Wadhurst, Sussex, occupation: road labourerJames Bing

2nd Apr 1911CensusOwen Tester, M, Head, married, age 31, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerOwen David Tester, farm labourerPark Corner Cottage, Groombridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Edith Tester, F, Wife, married 3 years, age 27, born Groombridge, SussexEdith Tester [Fermor]
Reginald Tester, M, Son, age 1, born Langton Green, KentReginald Tester
George Voss, M, Boarder, married, age 65; occupation: general labourer on farmGeorge Voss

2nd Apr 1911CensusThomas Saunders, M, Head, married, age 48, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Saunders, farm labourerPark Corner Cottage, Groombridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Flora Saunders, F, Wife, married 14 years, age 40, born Mayfield, SussexFlora Saunders
William Saunders, M, Son, age 13, born Wadhurst, SussexWilliam Saunders
Percy Saunders, M, Son, age 9, born Wadhurst, SussexPercy Saunders
Nellie Saunders, F, Daughter, age 4, born Mayfield, SussexNellie Saunders
Wilfred Walker, M, Boarder, single, age 25, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: nurseryman gardenerWilfred Walker

2nd Apr 1911CensusHenry Adams, M, Head, widower, age 65, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: wood sawyerHenry Adams, sawyer and farm labourerPark Corner Cottage, Groombridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Emma Pilbeam, F, Housekeeper, widow, age 69, born Thornham, KentEmma Pilbeam
Alfred James Austen, M, Boarder, single, age 29, born Marden, Kent; occupation: gardenerAlfred James Austen

2nd Apr 1911CensusAlbert Fenner, M, Head, married, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerAlbert Fenner, farmerPark Corner, Groombridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ellen Fenner, F, Wife, married 10 years, age 44, born Rotherfield, SussexEllen Fenner
Albert Fenner, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield, SussexAlbert Fenner
Harry Fenner, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield, SussexHarry Fenner
Edith Fenner, F, Daughter, age 4, born Rotherfield, SussexEdith Fenner
Fred Filtness, F, Stepsister, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardenerFred Filtness

2nd Apr 1911CensusHorace Maurice, M, Head, married, age 57, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: estate carpenterHorace Maurice, estate carpenterPark Corner, Groombridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Maurice, F, Wife, married 35 years, age 66, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Maurice
Reginald Smith, M, Boarder, age 11, born Bishops Waltham, Hampshire; occupation: schoolReginald Smith
Ivy Smith, F, Boarder, age 6, born Bishops Waltham, Hampshire; occupation: schoolIvy Smith
Arthur Smith, M, Boarder, age 3, born Bishops Waltham, HampshireArthur Smith

2nd Apr 1911CensusCharles Collins, M, Head, married 1 year, age 40, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerCharles Collins, farm labourerPark Corner, Groombridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Esther Collins, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Dover, KentEsther Collins

2nd Apr 1911CensusAlbert Sumner, M, Head, married, age 70, born Pennybridge, Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: labourerAlbert Sumner, labourerPark Corner Cottage, Groombridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Katherine Sumner, F, Wife, married 4 years, age 72, born Withyham, SussexKatherine Sumner
Kate Sumner, F, Daughter, single, age 38, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: domestic servantKate Sumner

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