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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1901The History of the Parish of Hailsham, The Abbey of Otham and the Priory of Michelham by L.F. Salzmann ⇒ p. 73
1904Highways and Byways in Sussex by E.V. Lucas ⇒ p. 316

Historical records

30th Mar 1851CensusEdward Roakes, farmer, M, Head, married, age 50, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: farmer, 230 acres employing 8 labourersEdward Roakes, farmerAmberstone1851 Census
Hailsham, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusAnn Roakes, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Battle, SussexAnn Roakes
30th Mar 1851CensusCaroline Roakes, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Catsfield, SussexCaroline Roakes
30th Mar 1851CensusEliza Roakes, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Catsfield, SussexEliza Roakes
30th Mar 1851CensusWilliam Roakes, M, Son, single, age 15, born Burwash, SussexWilliam Roakes
30th Mar 1851CensusAnn Roakes, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Northiam, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnn Roakes
30th Mar 1851CensusMary Roakes, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Northiam, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Roakes
30th Mar 1851CensusMary Allen, F, Visitor, widowed, age 78, born Brede, Sussex; occupation: annuitantMary Allen

30th Mar 1851CensusJohn Lawrence, tollgate keeper, M, Head, widowed, age 64, born Ewelme, Oxfordshire; occupation: tollgate keeperJohn Lawrence, tollgate keeperAmberstone Gate House1851 Census
Hailsham, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusHannah Dorrington, F, Servant, single, age 48, born Firle, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperHannah Dorrington

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Hunnisett, M, Head, married, age 27, born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Hunnisett, farm labourerAmberstone1881 Census
Hailsham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Hunnisett, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Chalvington, SussexJane Hunnisett
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Hunnisett, M, Son, single, age 7, born Wilmington, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Hunnisett
3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Earl, M, Boarder, single, age 41, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard Earl
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Stevens, M, Nurse Child, age 12 m, born Lewes, SussexAlbert Stevens

3rd Apr 1881CensusLetitia T. Ripley, F, Head, single, age 55, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: hawkerLetitia T. Ripley, hawkerAmberstone1881 Census
Hailsham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Ripley, M, Brother, widowed, age 75, born Dallington, SussexGeorge Ripley

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Gander, M, Head, married, age 54, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Gander, farm labourerAmberstone1881 Census
Hailsham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriett Gander, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Hailsham, SussexHarriett Gander
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Gander, M, Son, single, age 21, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: shepherdAlbert Gander
3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Gander, M, Son, single, age 18, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: carterWalter Gander
3rd Apr 1881CensusEdwin Gander, M, Son, age 12, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdwin Gander
3rd Apr 1881CensusEdmund Gander, M, Son, age 10, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdmund Gander

3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert R. Reeves, M, Head, married, age 55, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: retired farmerRobert R. Reeves, retired farmerAmberstone1881 Census
Hailsham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusLouisa Reeves, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Heathfield, SussexLouisa Reeves
3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert R. Reeves, M, Son, single, age 17, born Warbleton, SussexRobert R. Reeves
3rd Apr 1881CensusLouisa M. Reeves, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Warbleton, SussexLouisa M. Reeves
3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn W. Reeves, M, Son, age 14, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: scholarJohn W. Reeves
3rd Apr 1881CensusLaurence R. Reeves, M, Son, age 12, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: scholarLaurence R. Reeves
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth H. Reeves, F, Daughter, age 9, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth H. Reeves
3rd Apr 1881CensusSydney G. H. Reeves, M, Son, age 6, born Horsebridge, Sussex; occupation: scholarSydney G. H. Reeves
3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Parks, M, Servant, single, age 15, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: servantJohn Parks

3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Message, M, Head, married, age 45, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: labourerDavid Message, labourerAmberstone1881 Census
Hailsham, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriett Message, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Hurstmonceux, SussexHarriett Message
3rd Apr 1881CensusMargaret Jones, F, Niece, age 12, born Folkestone, Kent; occupation: scholarMargaret Jones

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