The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Historical records

c 1795Bibleham, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamFair Oak

c 1825Bibleham, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodFair Oak

6th Jun 1841CensusRobert Durrant, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farmerRobert Cornwall Parker DurrantFair Oak1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusFrederick Durrant, M, [Son], age 9, born SussexFrederick Durrant
6th Jun 1841CensusEdgar Durrant, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexEdgar Durrant
6th Jun 1841CensusLenard Durrant, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexLeonard Durrant
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Rochester, F, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation ServantAnn Rochester
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Wicken, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantMary Wicken
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Collin, M, age 14, born Sussex, occupation: servantWilliam Collin
6th Jun 1841CensusPeter Diplock, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantPeter Diplock

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 3+ people; occupation: farmerRobert Cornwall Parker DurrantFair Oak Farm House1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeAinsley Durrant [Rochester]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterCaroline Winifred Durrant
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Knight
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation Farm LabourerJames Pankhurst
30th Mar 1851CensusServant, occupation: house servantSarah Collens

7th Apr 1861CensusRobert Durrant, M, Head, married, age 45, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 60 acres employing 3 men and 1 boy, and sheriff officerRobert Durrant, farmerFair Oak1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusAnn Durrant, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's wifeAnn Durrant
7th Apr 1861CensusCaroline Durrant, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterCaroline Durrant
7th Apr 1861CensusElizabeth Man, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantElizabeth Man
7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Baldock, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: man servantGeorge Baldock
7th Apr 1861CensusWalter Umphrey, M, Servant, single, age 20, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carter boyWalter Humphry

1867Directory entryDurrant Robert Cornwell Parker, farmer, Fair oakFair oakPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusRobt C. P. Durrant, M, Head, married, age 56, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 130 acres employing 4 men and 2 boysRobert C. P. Durrant, farmerFair Oak1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusAnn Durrant, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Mayfield, SussexAnn Durrant
2nd Apr 1871CensusLeonard Durrant, M, Son, single, age 34, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: draper unemployedLeonard Durrant
2nd Apr 1871CensusCaroline W. Durrant, F, Daughter, single, age 32, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterCaroline W. Durrant
2nd Apr 1871CensusAlfred Brooker, M, Servant, age 16, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Brooker, milk carrier

1874Directory entryDurrant Robert Cornwell Parker, farmer, Fair OakFair OakPost Office Directory

c 1875Merryweather, Luckhurst, Gillhope & Fair Oak, East of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyFair Oak Farm

1882Directory entryDurrant Robert Cornwell Parker, farmer, Fair OakFair OakKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Avery Knight, M, Head, married, age 27, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Avery Knight, farmerFairoak Farm House1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusEmily Jane Knight, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Westminster, LondonEmily Jane Knight
5th Apr 1891CensusBeatrice Anna Knight, F, Daughter, age 7 months, born Mayfield, SussexBeatrice Anna Knight
5th Apr 1891CensusMartha Maskell, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Mayfield, SussexMartha Maskell

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Goodsell, M, Head, married, age 54, born Ewhurst, Sussex; occupation: sawyer and carpenterThomas Goodsell, sawyer and carpenterFairoak Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusMercy Goodsell, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Beckley, SussexMercy Goodsell
5th Apr 1891CensusNiah Goodsell, M, Son, single, age 19, born Hollington, Sussex; occupation: sawyer and carpenterNiah Goodsell
5th Apr 1891CensusErnest Goodsell, M, Son, single, age 15, born St Leonards, Kent; occupation: under gamekeeperErnest Goodsell
5th Apr 1891CensusAlice Goodsell, F, Daughter, age 9, born Ewhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlice Goodsell

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Mercer, M, Head, married, age 50, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation Farm LabourerWilliam Mercer, farm labourerFairoak Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusMary Mercer, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Wadhurst, SussexMary Mercer [Colvin]
5th Apr 1891CensusRobert Mercer, M, Son, single, age 19, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerRobert Mercer
5th Apr 1891CensusEmily Mercer, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation General HouseworkEmily Mercer
5th Apr 1891CensusAlice Rose Mercer, F, Daughter, age 10, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation ScholarAlice Rose Mercer
5th Apr 1891CensusGrace Anne Mercer, F, Daughter, age 7, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation ScholarGrace Anne Mercer
5th Apr 1891CensusEdith Mercer, F, Daughter, age 5, born Mayfield, SussexEdith Mercer
5th Apr 1891CensusKate Louisa Lucy Mercer, F, Daughter, age 9 months, born Mayfield, SussexKate Louisa Lucy Mercer
5th Apr 1891CensusDaisy Mercer, F, Granddaughter, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexDaisy Mercer

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