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c 1795Five Ashes, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamAllens Farm

c 1825South of Mayfield, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodAllens Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusRobert Westgate, M, Head, age 40 to 44; occupation FarmerRobert WestgateAllens1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Westgate, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44Elizabeth Westgate
6th Jun 1841CensusDavid Westgate, M, [Son], age 15 to 19David Westgate
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Westgate, F, [Daughter], age 14Elizabeth Westgate
6th Jun 1841CensusRobert Westgate, M, [Son], age 13Robert Westgate
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Westgate, M, [Son], age 11George Westgate
6th Jun 1841CensusLucy Westgate, F, [Daughter], age 10Lucy Westgate
6th Jun 1841CensusEllen Westgate, F, [Daughter], age 6Ellen Westgate
6th Jun 1841CensusMichael Westgate, M, [Son], age 3Michael Westgate
6th Jun 1841CensusFrederick Westgate, M, [Son], age 2Frederick Westgate
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Fenner, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantMary Fenner
6th Jun 1841CensusMartha Brooker, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantMartha Brooker
6th Jun 1841CensusPeter Fryer, M, age 25 to 29; occupation: farm labourerPeter Fryer
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Nicholas, M, age 30 to 34; occupation Farm labourerJames Nicholas

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed, employs 8 people; occupation: farm bailiffThomas Holman, farm bailiffAllens Farm House1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterFrances Holman
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Henry Holman
30th Mar 1851CensusGrand-daughterDelia Packham
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Ashdown, farm labourer

7th Apr 1861CensusThomas M Thatcher, M, Head, married, age 70, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 260 acres employing 5 men and 4 boysThomas M. Thatcher, farmerAllens Farm House1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusMaria Thatcher, F, Wife, married, age 68, born Ripe, SussexMaria Thatcher
7th Apr 1861CensusSamuel Thatcher, M, Son, single, age 23, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonSamuel Thatcher
7th Apr 1861CensusAnn Thatcher, F, Daughter, single, age 31, born Hellingly, SussexAnn Thatcher
7th Apr 1861CensusFanny Thatcher, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Hellingly, SussexFanny Thatcher
7th Apr 1861CensusCaroline Jenner, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: housemaidCaroline Fenner [Jenner]
7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Fenner, M, Servant, single, age 22, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantJohn Fenner, farm labourer

1867Directory entryThatcher George, farmer, AllensAllensPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusFrederick Bridger, M, Head, married, age 44, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 342 acres employing 6 men and 2 boysFrederick Bridger, farmerAllens Farm House1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusMaria Bridger, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Rotherfield, SussexMaria Bridger [Fenner]
2nd Apr 1871CensusEsther Bonds, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantEsther Bonds
2nd Apr 1871CensusMark Magie, M, Servant, single, age 46, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantMark Magie
2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Stevens, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantJames Stevens
2nd Apr 1871CensusEnos Hosmer, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantEnos Hosmer

1874Directory entryBridger Frederick, farmer, Allens farmAllens farmPost Office Directory

c 1875Five Ashes, South West of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyAllens Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Palmer, M, Head, married, age 70, born Leicestershire, employs 3 men and 1 boy; occupation FarmerJohn PalmerAllens Farm1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Palmer, F, Wife, married, age 75, born LeicestershireMary Palmer
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Palmer, F, Daughter, single, age 40, born LeicestershireSarah Palmer
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Palmer, M, Grandson, age 5, born London; occupation ScholarAlfred Palmer
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Jones, M, Boarder, age 18, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerHenry Jones

1882Directory entryPalmer John, farmer, Allen's farmAllen's farmKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Heasman, M, Head, married, age 38, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmerCharles Edwin Heasman, farmerAllens Farm1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusIsabella Heasman, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Tunbridge Wells, KentIsabella Heasman [Kenward]
5th Apr 1891CensusAlice Heasman, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Crowborough, SussexAlice Maud Mary Heasman
5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Heasman, M, Son, age 12, born Hartfield, SussexGeorge William Heasman, carter
5th Apr 1891CensusEliza Heasman, F, Daughter, age 11, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEliza Emmeline Heasman
5th Apr 1891CensusLillie Heasman, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarLily Isabella Heasman
5th Apr 1891CensusFrank Heasman, M, Son, age 7, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharles Frank Heasman
5th Apr 1891CensusAlbert Heasman, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, SussexAlbert Owen Heasman
5th Apr 1891CensusEllen D Heasman, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexEllen (Dora) Heasman
5th Apr 1891CensusAuthur Heasman, M, Son, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexAulbert (Arthur) Heasman
5th Apr 1891CensusTheodore Heasman, M, Son, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexTheodore (Harry) Heasman

5th Apr 1891CensusJane Peerless, F, Head, single, age 39, born Jevington, Sussex; occupation Living on own meansJane PeerlessAllens Farm1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusAnnie Peerless, F, Daughter, age 10, born Paddock Wood, Kent; occupation ScholarAnnie Peerless
5th Apr 1891CensusJohnny Peerless, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarJohnny Peerless
5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Peerless, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarThomas Peerless
5th Apr 1891CensusPercy Peerless, M, Son, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexPercy Peerless
5th Apr 1891CensusLaura Peerless, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexLaura Peerless

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