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

6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Bones, F, Head, age 70 to 74, born SussexSarah BoneDown Foord1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Simonds, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerThomas SimmonsDown Foord1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusPhiladelphia Simonds, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexPhiladelphia Simmons
6th Jun 1841CensusGaius Simonds, M, [Son], age 12, born SussexGaius Simmons
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Simonds, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexWilliam Simmons
6th Jun 1841CensusRobert Simonds, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexRobert Simmons
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Smith, M, age 70 to 74, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerThomas Smith

6th Jun 1841CensusNicholas Chatfield, M, Head, age 70 to 74, born Sussex, occupation: farmerNicholas Chatfield, farmerDown Foord1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusHannah Chatfield, F, [Wife], age 70 to 74, born SussexHannah Chatfield
6th Jun 1841CensusSampson Moon, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantSamuel Moon, farm labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Packham, farm labourerDownford1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeHarriot Packham [Lawrence]
30th Mar 1851CensusSonGeorge Packham
30th Mar 1851CensusSonAlfred Lawrence Packham
30th Mar 1851CensusSonHenry Mayo Packham

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed, employs 1 person; occupation: farmerCharles AlcornDownford1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Buss, M, Head, married, age 30, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 42 acres employing 2 men and 1 boyWilliam Buss, Mayfield Harrier Club huntsman and journeymanDownfoord1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusElizabeth Buss, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's wifeElizabeth Buss [Bridger]
7th Apr 1861CensusBenjamin Thos Buss, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarBenjamin Thomas Buss
7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Buss, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Buss
7th Apr 1861CensusSamuel Buss, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarSamuel Buss
7th Apr 1861CensusDaniel Buss, M, Son, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexDaniel Buss
7th Apr 1861CensusVictoria Buss, F, Daughter, age 3m, born Mayfield, SussexVictoria Buss
7th Apr 1861CensusAnn Pollington, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantAnn Pollington
7th Apr 1861CensusDaniel Dadswell, M, Servant, single, age 20, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerDaniel Dadswell, gardener
7th Apr 1861CensusThomas Sellings, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carterThomas Sellings

2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Bridger, M, Head, married, age 37, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeperThomas Bridger, farmerDownford1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusFrances Bridger, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Mayfield, SussexFrances Bridger
2nd Apr 1871CensusElizabeth Ann Bridger, F, Daughter, age 10, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Anne Bridger
2nd Apr 1871CensusThomas Bridger, M, Son, age 7, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarThomas Bridger
2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam E Bridger, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Edward Bridger
2nd Apr 1871CensusFanny Bridger, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexFanny Bridger
2nd Apr 1871CensusBenjamin Bridger, M, Son, age 3m, born Mayfield, SussexBenjamin Bridger

c 1875Ordnance Place, Butchers Cross and Cowden, West of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyDownford

1882Directory entryNeal John, DownfordDownfordKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusSamuel Parks, M, Head, married, age 70, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Turnpike RoadmanSamuel ParksDownford Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusHarriet Parks, F, Wife, married, age 71, born Rye, SussexHarriet Parks

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Jones, M, Head, married, age 52, born Shadwell, London; occupation: farmerHenry Jones, farmerDownford Farm1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusJenny Jones, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Paddington, LondonJenny Jones
5th Apr 1891CensusMary Marks, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Madras; occupation: general domestic servantMary Marks
5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Holman, M, Servant, single, age 24, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Holman

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