The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Gaston, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farmerThomas Gaston, farmerBrook1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusLucy Gaston, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexLucy Gaston [Killick]
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Gaston, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Gaston, huckster
6th Jun 1841CensusDinah Gaston, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexDinah Gaston
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Gaston, M, [Son], age 14, born SussexThomas Gaston, farm labourer
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Gaston, F, [Daughter], age 13, born SussexAnn Gaston
6th Jun 1841CensusFrederick Gaston, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexFrederick Gaston
6th Jun 1841CensusFrances Gaston, F, [Daughter], age 8, born SussexFanny Gaston
6th Jun 1841CensusBenjamin Gaston, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexBenjamin Gaston
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Gaston, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexWilliam Gaston
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Gaston, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexGeorge Gaston
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Gaston, M, [Grand-son], age 2, born SussexJames Blackman Gaston

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Lade, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerThomas Lade, farm labourerBrook1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Lade, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexSarah Lade
6th Jun 1841CensusSimeon Lade, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexSimon Lade
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Lade, F, [Daughter], age 13, born SussexElizabeth Lade

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Ovenden, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerWilliam OvendenBrook1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusPhillis Ovenden, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexPhiladelphia Ovenden
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriot Ovenden, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexHarriot Ovenden
6th Jun 1841CensusLucy Ovenden, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexLucy Ovenden
6th Jun 1841CensusCharles Ovenden, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexCharles Ovenden
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Ovenden, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexThomas Ovenden
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Ovenden, F, [Daughter], age 9 months, born SussexAnn Ovenden

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Cob, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Cob, farm labourerBrook1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Cob, F, [Wife], age 65 to 69, born SussexSarah Cob
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Frost, F, [Lodger], age 12, born SussexMary Frost

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed; occupation: charwomanRhoda Lusted [Rebbeck]Brook1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusAlfred Lusted, M, SonAlfred Tutt Rebeck
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterCharlotte Lusted
30th Mar 1851CensusSonWilliam Lusted
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterHarriot Lusted

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation FarmerCharles Gasson SmithBrook House1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifePhillis Smith
30th Mar 1851CensusSonJames Smith
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterElizabeth M. Smith
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterJane E. Smith

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation PauperElizabeth RichardsonBrook1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation Farm LabourerRaymond Richardson

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm LabourerWilliam OvendenBrook Cottage1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifePhiladelphia Ovenden
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation Farm LabourerCharles Ovenden
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation Farm LabourerThomas Ovenden
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation ScholarAnn Ovenden
30th Mar 1851CensusVisitorMary Ann Brooman

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Cole, farm labourerBrook Cottage1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeSarah Cole

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerThomas Lade, farm labourerBrook1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeSarah Lade
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: farm labourerThomas Lade
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: farm labourerSimon Lade
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterElizabeth Lade

7th Apr 1861CensusHannah Smith, F, Head, single, age 54, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: charwomanHannah Smith, charwomanBrook1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex

1867Directory entryField William, farmer, Brook farmBrook farmPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Field, M, Head, married, age 62, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 24 acresWilliam Field, farmerThe Brook1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusHannah Field, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Rotherfield, SussexHannah Field [Cork]
2nd Apr 1871CensusBenjamin Field, M, Boarder, single, age 57, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer (retired)Benjamin Field, farmer
2nd Apr 1871CensusCharles Hudson, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm servantCharles Hudson
2nd Apr 1871CensusRosa Gadd, F, Servant, age 17, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: domestic servantRosa Gadd
2nd Apr 1871CensusMary Ford, F, Visitor, married, age 47, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's wifeMary Ford
2nd Apr 1871CensusSarah Ford, F, Visitor, single, age 19, born Jevington, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterSarah Ford
2nd Apr 1871CensusMary Symes, F, Visitor, single, age 22, born London, Middlesex; occupation: farmer's daughterMary Symes

2nd Apr 1871CensusDaniel Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 29, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerDaniel Dadswell, gardenerBrook Cottage1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusAnn Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Buxted, SussexAnn Dadswell [Pollington]

2nd Apr 1871CensusObed Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 58, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerObadiah Dadswell, farm labourerBrook Cottage1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusLucy A Dadswell, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Mayfield, SussexSarah Anne Dadswell [Cole]

c 1875Castle Hill, Gravelhill & Argos Hill, South of Rotherfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyBrook Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Baker, M, Head, married, age 70, born Kent; occupation: farm labourerRichard Baker, farm labourerBrook Farm1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHannah Baker, F, Wife, married, age 65, born RotherfieldHannah Baker

3rd Apr 1881CensusBenj. Field, M, Head, single, age 66, born Mayfield; occupation: farmerBenjamin Field, farmerBrook Farm1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHannah Deacon, F, Servant, widowed, age 75, born Mayfield; occupation: housekeeperHannah Deacon
3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny Elizth. Hartup, F, Boarder, age 8, born Kent; occupation: scholarFanny Elizabeth Hartup

3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Guy, M, Head, single, age 66, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerDavid Guy, farm labourerBrook Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHannah Miles, F, Servant, age 41, born Rotherfield; occupation: housekeeperHannah Miles

3rd Apr 1881CensusDaniel Bridger, M, Head, married, age 40, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerDaniel Bridger, farm labourerBrook Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMartha Bridger, F, Wife, married, age 33, born BalcombeMartha Bridger
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick L. Humphrey, M, Son, age 13, born Marylebone; occupation: scholarFrederick L. Humphrey
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Bridger, F, Daughter, age 11, born Marylebone; occupation: scholarEllen Bridger
3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Bridger, M, Son, age 8, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarEdward Bridger
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Bridger, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarThomas Bridger
3rd Apr 1881CensusMartha Elizth. Bridger, F, Daughter, age 3, born MayfieldMartha Elizabeth Bridger

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Boxall, M, Head, married, age 27, occupation: farm labourerHenry Boxall, farm labourerBrook Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMartha Boxall, F, Wife, married, age 25, born UdimoreMartha Boxall
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Boxall, M, Son, age 4, born MayfieldThomas Boxall
3rd Apr 1881CensusRuth Boxall, F, Daughter, age 2, born MayfieldRuth Boxall

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdmund Hall, M, Head, married, age 54, born Gloucestershire; occupation: railway labourerEdmund Hall, railway labourerBrook Cottages1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusCaroline Hall, F, Wife, married, age 42, born HerefordshireCaroline Hall

5th Apr 1891CensusDavid Cornford, M, Head, married, age 47, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmerDavid Cornford, farm labourerBrook Farm1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusJulia Cornford, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, SussexJulia Cornford [Smith]
5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Cornford, M, Son, single, age 22, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonJohn Cornford
5th Apr 1891CensusEsther Cornford, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Mayfield, SussexEsther Cornford
5th Apr 1891CensusLucy Cornford, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Mayfield, SussexLucy Cornford
5th Apr 1891CensusDaniel Cornford, M, Son, single, age 14, born Mayfield, SussexDaniel Cornford
5th Apr 1891CensusHephiebah Cornford, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Mayfield, SussexHephzabab Cornford
5th Apr 1891CensusCornelious Cornford, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarCornelius Cornford
5th Apr 1891CensusDavid Cornford, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarDavid Cornford
5th Apr 1891CensusEllen Cornford, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexEllen Cornford
5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Cornford, M, Son, age 4 months, born Mayfield, SussexCharles Cornford

5th Apr 1891CensusDaniel Bridger, M, Head, widowed, age 45, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: game keeperDaniel Bridger, farm labourerBrook Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Bridger, M, Son, single, age 15, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Bridger

5th Apr 1891CensusBenjamin Field, M, Head, single, age 77, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: living on own meansBenjamin Field, farmerBrook Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusHannah Deacon, F, Servant, widowed, age 34, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: house keeperHannah Deacon
5th Apr 1891CensusSamuel Deacon, M, Visitor, widowed, age 46, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayerSamuel Deacon
5th Apr 1891CensusHannah Startup, F, Visitor, widowed, age 42, born Mayfield, SussexHannah Startup

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Parks, M, Head, married, age 44, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerThomas ParksBrook Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusEdith Parks, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Mayfield, SussexEdith Parks
5th Apr 1891CensusHarry Parks, M, Son, age 13, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarHarry Parks
5th Apr 1891CensusAnn Parks, F, Daughter, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarAnn Parks
5th Apr 1891CensusLucy Parks, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarLucy Parks
5th Apr 1891CensusEmily Parks, F, Daughter, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarEmily Parks
5th Apr 1891CensusMinnie Parks, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarMinnie Parks
5th Apr 1891CensusSophia Parks, F, Daughter, age 4, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarSophia Parks
5th Apr 1891CensusEdward Parks, M, Son, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexEdward Parks

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Thompsett, M, Head, widowed, age 50, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation Brick MakerWilliam ThompsettBrook Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusElizabeth Thompsett, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Tunbridge Wells, KentElizabeth Thompsett
5th Apr 1891CensusAlice Thompsett, F, Daughter, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarAlice Thompsett
5th Apr 1891CensusHannah Thompsett, F, Daughter, age 12, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation ScholarHannah Thompsett

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