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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 GreamChequer Farm

c 1825Five Ashes, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodChequers

6th Jun 1841CensusMary Carter, F, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex, occupation: farmerMary Carter, farmerChequers1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Carter, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born Sussex, occupation: millerThomas Carter
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Carter, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex, occupation: millerJames Carter
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Carter, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexElizabeth Carter
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Bassett, M, age 20 to 24, born SussexGeorge Bassett
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Sellens, M, age 15 to 19, born SussexJames Sellin
6th Jun 1841CensusSilva Baker, F, age 15 to 19, born SussexSilva Baker

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 4 people; occupation FarmerGeorge OliverChengers Farm House1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeJane Oliver
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation Farm labourerJohn Oliver
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary Ann Oliver
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterJane Oliver
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation Farm labourerThomas Oliver
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation ScholarElizabeth Oliver
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterEmily Oliver

7th Apr 1861CensusJane Oliver, F, Head, widowed, age 59, born Perth; occupation: shopkeeper and farmer of 16 acres employing 1 man and 1 boyJane Oliver, shopkeeper and farmerChequers Farm House And Shop1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Oliver, M, Son, single, age 35, born Kingsdown, KentJohn Oliver
7th Apr 1861CensusJane Oliver, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Kingsdown, Kent; occupation: farmer's daughterJane Oliver
7th Apr 1861CensusThomas Oliver, M, Son, single, age 21, born Seal, Kent; occupation: farmer's sonThomas Oliver
7th Apr 1861CensusEmily Oliver, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Seal, Kent; occupation: farmer's daughterEmily Oliver

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Deacon, M, Head, married, age 53, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Deacon, farm labourer[Chequers Farm]1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusSarah Deacon, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Ightham, KentSarah Deacon

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Bishop, M, Head, widowed, age 75, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Bishop[Chequers Farm]1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Ann Bassett, F, Granddaughter, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperMary Ann Cornwell [Bassett]
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Ann Bishop, F, Lodger, single, age 22, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: dressmakerMary Ann Bishop
7th Apr 1861CensusJoseph W Bishop, F, Lodger's son, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexJoseph W. Bishop

1867Directory entryOliver Jan: (Mrs.), farmer & shopkeeper, ChequersChequersPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusJane Oliver, F, Head, widowed, age 69, born Kilnross, Perth; occupation: farmer of 46 acres employing 2 men and 1 boyJane Oliver, farmerChequers Farm House1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusJane Oliver, F, Daughter, single, age 35, born Seal, Kent; occupation: farmer's daughterJane Oliver
2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Oliver, M, Son, single, age 33, born Seal, Kent; occupation: farmer's sonThomas Oliver
2nd Apr 1871CensusEmily Oliver, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterEmily Oliver
2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Baker, M, Servant, single, age 15, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantJohn Baker

2nd Apr 1871CensusCharles Weston, M, Head, married, age 38, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: beerhouse keeperCharles Weston, farm labourer and beerhouse keeperChequers1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusRhoda Weston, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Mayfield, SussexRhoda Weston [Dann]
2nd Apr 1871CensusElizabeth Weston, F, Daughter, age 13, born Mayfield, SussexElizabeth Weston
2nd Apr 1871CensusSarah Weston, F, Daughter, age 12, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarSarah Ann Weston
2nd Apr 1871CensusFrederic Weston, M, Son, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrederic Henry Weston
2nd Apr 1871CensusMary Weston, F, Daughter, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Jane Weston
2nd Apr 1871CensusEmily Weston, F, Daughter, age 4, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEmily Weston
2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Weston, M, Son, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexJohn David Weston
2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Tooth, M, Lodger, single, age 43, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Tooth

1874Directory entryOliver Jane (Mrs.), farmer & shopkeeper, ChequersChequersPost Office Directory

c 1875Coleshall, Buttons Farm, Dudsland Farm & Isenhurst, South of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyChequer Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Oliver, M, Head, single, age 42, born Seal, employs 1 man and 1 boy; occupation FarmerThomas OliverChequers Farm1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Oliver, F, Sister, single, age 45, born SealJane Oliver
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmily S. Oliver, F, Sister, age 31, born SealEmily S. Oliver

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Blackman, M, Head, married, age 44, born Waldron, Sussex, occupation: farm labourerHenry Blackman, farm labourerChequers Farm1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusHarriet Blackman, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriet Blackman
5th Apr 1891CensusLouisa Blackman, F, Daughter, age 14, born Mayfield, SussexLouisa Blackman
5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Blackman, M, Son, age 12, born Mayfield, SussexWilliam Blackman

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