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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
Ann Roakes, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Battle, SussexAnn Roakes
Caroline Roakes, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Catsfield, SussexCaroline Roakes
Eliza Roakes, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Catsfield, SussexEliza Roakes
William Roakes, M, Son, single, age 15, born Burwash, SussexWilliam Roakes
Ann Roakes, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Northiam, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnn Roakes
Mary Roakes, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Northiam, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Roakes
Mary 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
Hannah 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
Jane Hunnisett, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Chalvington, SussexJane Hunnisett
William Hunnisett, M, Son, single, age 7, born Wilmington, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Hunnisett
Richard Earl, M, Boarder, single, age 41, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard Earl
Albert 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
George 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
Harriett Gander, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Hailsham, SussexHarriett Gander
Albert Gander, M, Son, single, age 21, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: shepherdAlbert Gander
Walter Gander, M, Son, single, age 18, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: carterWalter Gander
Edwin Gander, M, Son, age 12, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdwin Gander
Edmund 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
Louisa Reeves, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Heathfield, SussexLouisa Reeves
Robert R. Reeves, M, Son, single, age 17, born Warbleton, SussexRobert R. Reeves
Louisa M. Reeves, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Warbleton, SussexLouisa M. Reeves
John W. Reeves, M, Son, age 14, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: scholarJohn W. Reeves
Laurence R. Reeves, M, Son, age 12, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: scholarLaurence R. Reeves
Elizabeth H. Reeves, F, Daughter, age 9, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth H. Reeves
Sydney G. H. Reeves, M, Son, age 6, born Horsebridge, Sussex; occupation: scholarSydney G. H. Reeves
John 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
Harriett Message, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Hurstmonceux, SussexHarriett Message
Margaret Jones, F, Niece, age 12, born Folkestone, Kent; occupation: scholarMargaret Jones

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