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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. 67

Historical records

30th Mar 1851CensusJohn Shoesmith, farmer, M, Head, married, age 50, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farmer, 266 acres employing 6 men and 2 boysJohn Shoesmith, farmerDownash Farm House1851 Census
Hailsham, Sussex
Nanny Shoesmith, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Laughton, SussexNanny Shoesmith

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick J. Childs, M, Head, married, age 41, born Sussex; occupation: farmer of 240 acres employing 5 men 1 boyFrederick J. Childs, farmerDownash Farm1881 Census
Hailsham, Sussex
Mary Childs, F, Wife, married, age 40, born SussexMary Childs
Elizabeth M. Childs, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth M. Childs
Ellen Childs, F, Daughter, age 4, born SussexEllen Childs
John Shoesmith, M, Father in law, widowed, age 80, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: retired farmerJohn Shoesmith
Mary Crowhurst, F, Servant, widowed, age 63, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: nurse Mary Crowhurst
Samuel Harris, M, Servant, widowed, age 73, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: carterSamuel Harris
Mary A. Fuller, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: general servantMary A. Fuller

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