The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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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
Elizabeth Westgate, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44Elizabeth Westgate
David Westgate, M, [Son], age 15 to 19David Westgate
Elizabeth Westgate, F, [Daughter], age 14Elizabeth Westgate
Robert Westgate, M, [Son], age 13Robert Westgate
George Westgate, M, [Son], age 11George Westgate
Lucy Westgate, F, [Daughter], age 10Lucy Westgate
Ellen Westgate, F, [Daughter], age 6Ellen Westgate
Michael Westgate, M, [Son], age 3Michael Westgate
Frederick Westgate, M, [Son], age 2Frederick Westgate
Mary Fenner, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantMary Fenner
Martha Brooker, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantMartha Brooker
Peter Fryer, M, age 25 to 29; occupation: farm labourerPeter Fryer
James 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
DaughterFrances Holman
Son; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Henry Holman
Grand-daughterDelia Packham
Servant; 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
Maria Thatcher, F, Wife, married, age 68, born Ripe, SussexMaria Thatcher
Samuel Thatcher, M, Son, single, age 23, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonSamuel Thatcher
Ann Thatcher, F, Daughter, single, age 31, born Hellingly, SussexAnn Thatcher
Fanny Thatcher, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Hellingly, SussexFanny Thatcher
Caroline Jenner, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: housemaidCaroline Fenner [Jenner]
John 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
Maria Bridger, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Rotherfield, SussexMaria Bridger [Fenner]
Esther Bonds, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantEsther Bonds
Mark Magie, M, Servant, single, age 46, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantMark Magie
James Stevens, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantJames Stevens
Enos 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
Mary Palmer, F, Wife, married, age 75, born LeicestershireMary Palmer
Sarah Palmer, F, Daughter, single, age 40, born LeicestershireSarah Palmer
Alfred Palmer, M, Grandson, age 5, born London; occupation ScholarAlfred Palmer
Henry 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
Isabella Heasman, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Tunbridge Wells, KentIsabella Heasman [Kenward]
Alice Heasman, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Crowborough, SussexAlice Maud Mary Heasman
George Heasman, M, Son, age 12, born Hartfield, SussexGeorge William Heasman, carter
Eliza Heasman, F, Daughter, age 11, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEliza Emmeline Heasman
Lillie Heasman, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarLily Isabella Heasman
Frank Heasman, M, Son, age 7, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: scholarCharles Frank Heasman
Albert Heasman, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, SussexAlbert Owen Heasman
Ellen D Heasman, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexEllen (Dora) Heasman
Authur Heasman, M, Son, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexAulbert (Arthur) Heasman
Theodore 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 Peerless, living on own meansAllens Farm1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Annie Peerless, F, Daughter, age 10, born Paddock Wood, Kent; occupation: scholarAnnie Peerless
Johnny Peerless, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJohnny Peerless
Thomas Peerless, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Peerless
Percy Peerless, M, Son, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexPercy Peerless
Laura Peerless, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexLaura Peerless

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