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6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Bailey, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Bailey, farm labourerCowden Cottage1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Eliza Bailey, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexEliza Bailey [Tutt]
James Bailey, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexJames Bailey
George Bailey, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexGeorge Bailey
Richard Bailey, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexRichard Bailey, labourer
Ann Bailey, F, [Daughter], age 10 months, born SussexAnn Bailey

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Humphrey, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Humphrey, farm labourerCowden Cottage1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Lucy Humphrey, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexLucy Humphrey [Meades]
Lucy Humphrey, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexLucy Humphrey
Charles Humphrey, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexAlfred Charles Humphrey
Ellen Humphrey, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexEllen Humphrey
Stephen Humphrey, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexStephen Humphrey, carter
Dinah Humphrey, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexDinah Fenner [Humphrey]
William Humphrey, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexWilliam Humphrey, farm labourer
Unnamed Humphrey, M, [Son], age 1 month, born SussexAmos Humphrey, farm labourer

6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Eason, F, Head, age 45 to 49, born SussexSarah EasonCowden Cottage1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
John Eason, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Eason
Hannah Eason, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexHannah Eason
Sarah Eason, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexSarah Eason
Martha Eason, F, [Daughter], age 12, born SussexMartha Eason
George Eason, M, [Grand-son], age 8 months, born SussexGeorge Eason

6th Jun 1841CensusJessey Gadd, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: lathe cleaverJesse GaddCowdens1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Rose Gadd, F, [Wife], age 45 to 49, born SussexRose Gadd [Durrant]
Jessey Gadd, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexJessey Gadd
Elizabeth Durrant, F, age 75 to 79, born SussexElizabeth Durrant

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Bridger, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Bridger, farmerUpper Cowdens1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Mary Bridger, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexMary Bridger [Bridger]
Venus Bridger, F, [Daughter], age 13, born SussexVenus Pandora Turley [Bridger]
Octavia Bridger, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexOctavia Echo Bridger
Cicero Bridger, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexCicero Cains Bridger
Mary Field, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantMary Field
William Hook, M, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: servantWilliam Hook, labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerThomas Sellin, farm labourerCowdens Cottage1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeAnn Sellings [Foster]
Daughter; occupation: scholarCaroline Sellings
Daughter; occupation: scholarAnn Sellings
Son; occupation: scholarThomas Sellings, labourer
DaughterFrances Sellings
SonRobert Sellings, bricklayer
DaughterElizabeth Sellings

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Humphrey, farm labourerCowdens Cottage1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeLucy Humphrey [Meades]
Son; occupation Farm labourerAlfred Charles Humphrey
DaughterEllen Humphrey
Son; occupation Farm labourerStephen Humphrey, carter
SonWilliam Humphrey, farm labourer
SonAmos Humphrey, farm labourer
SonPeter Humphrey, farm labourer
DaughterCharity Humphrey
SonSamuel Joseph Humphrey, farm labourer
SonDaniel Humphrey, farm labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJonathan Sands, farm labourerCowdens Cottage1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeJane Sands [Catt]
SonJohn Sands
SonWilliam Samuel Sands

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 1 person; occupation: farmerRobert Fry, farmerCowdens1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeCaroline Fry [Stone]
DaughterCaroline Winifred Fry
Servant; occupation: general servantElizabeth Midmore [Hallett]

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Humphrey, M, Head, married, age 73, born Mayfield; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Humphrey, farm labourerCowdens Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Lucy Humphrey, F, Wife, married, age 72, born HeathfieldLucy Humphrey [Meades]
Charles Humphrey, M, Son, single, age 48, born Mayfield; occupation Farm labourerAlfred Charles Humphrey

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Weaver, M, Head, married, age 63, born Framfield; occupation Farm labourerStephen WeaverCowdens Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ann Weaver, F, Wife, married, age 52, born MayfieldAnn Weaver
Sarah Ann Weaver, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born BrightonSarah Ann Weaver

3rd Apr 1881CensusHorace Thompson, M, Head, married, age 39, born Heathfield; occupation Master blacksmithHorace ThompsonCowdens Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ruth Thompson, F, Wife, married, age 42, born MayfieldRuth Thompson [Hallett]
Ruth Thompson, F, Daughter, age 8, born Mayfield; occupation ScholarRuth Thompson
Mary Ann Thompson, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation ScholarMary Ann Thompson
Harry Farebrother, M, Boarder, single, age 25, born Wadhurst; occupation: blacksmith journeymanHarry Farebrother

3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Lade, M, Head, married, age 37, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerRichard LadeCowdens Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Hephzibah Lade, F, Wife, married, age 36, born FrantHephzibah Lade
Esther Lade, F, Daughter, age 11, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarEsther Lade
Ann Lade, F, Daughter, age 10, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarAnn Lade
Elizabeth Lade, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarElizabeth Lade
George Lade, M, Son, age 5, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarGeorge Lade

5th Apr 1891CensusFrank Wellfare, M, Head, married, age 45, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerFrank WelfareNo 1, Lower Cowden Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Naomi Wellfare, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Framfield, SussexNaomi Welfare [Williams]
Lucy Wellfare, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Barcombe, Sussex; occupation ScholarLucy Wellfare
Winnie Wellfare, F, Daughter, age 12, born Barcombe, Sussex; occupation ScholarWinnie Wellfare
Minnie Wellfare, F, Daughter, age 11, born Hooe, Sussex; occupation ScholarMinnie Wellfare
Frank Wellfare, M, Son, age 9, born Hooe, Sussex; occupation Scholar; handicap: No use of one hand from birthFrank Wellfare
Lilian Wellfare, F, Daughter, age 6, born SussexLilian Welfare
Amy Wellfare, F, Daughter, age 3, born SussexAmy Welfare

5th Apr 1891CensusEdward Blackman, M, Head, married, age 53, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerEdward Blackman, farm labourerNo 2, Lower Cowden Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Jane Blackman, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Rotherfield, SussexJane Blackman
Frank Blackman, M, Son, single, age 17, born Mayfield, Sussex, occupation: farm labourerFrank Blackman
Walter Blackman, M, Son, age 14, born Mayfield, Sussex, occupation: farm labourerWalter Blackman
Ellen Blackman, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex, occupation: scholarEllen Blackman
Kate Blackman, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex, occupation: scholarKate Blackman
Annie Blackman, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex, occupation: scholarAnnie Blackman

5th Apr 1891CensusCharlotte Humphery, F, Head, widowed, age 79, born Heathfield, SussexCharlotte Humphry [Haffenden]No 1, Cowden Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
George Humphery, M, Grandson, single, age 30, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerGeorge Humphrey

5th Apr 1891CensusEdmund Medhurst, M, Head, married, age 67, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEdmund Medhurst, farm labourerNo 2, Cowden Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Frances Medhurst, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Mayfield, SussexFrances Medhurst
John Medhurst, M, Son, single, age 22, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Medhurst
Ellen Medhurst, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantEllen Medhurst

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