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c 1724Bibleham, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenBibleham Forge

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

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

6th Jun 1841CensusDavid Rochester, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation FarmerDavid RochesterForge1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusAnsly Rochester, F, [Wife], age 55 to 59, born SussexAnsley Rochester
6th Jun 1841CensusDavid Rochester, M, [Son], age 30 to 34, born SussexDavid Rochester
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriet Rochester, F, [Daughter], age 25 to 29, born SussexHarriott Rochester
6th Jun 1841CensusFrances Rochester, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexFrances Rochester
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Rochester, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexJames Rochester
6th Jun 1841CensusAlfred Rochester, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexAlfred Rochester
6th Jun 1841CensusCharles Rochester, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexCharles Rochester
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Durrant, F, age 2, born SussexSarah Durrant
6th Jun 1841CensusBenjamin Hook, M, age 10, born Sussex; occupation: servantBenjamin Hook, servant
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Seamer, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation ServantThomas Seamer
6th Jun 1841CensusMartha Collins, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex, occupation: servantMartha Collins

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed, employs 9 people; occupation FarmerAnsley RochesterForge Farm1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusSonDavid Rochester
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterHarriott Rochester
30th Mar 1851CensusSonAlfred Rochester
30th Mar 1851CensusSonTraton Rochester
30th Mar 1851CensusSonCharles Rochester
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: general servantHarriot Hobbs [Hyland]
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Foord
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Hobbs, farm labourer
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation Farm LabourerThomas Powell

7th Apr 1861CensusAnsley Rochester, F, Head, widowed, age 76, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 180 acres employing 10 men and 8 boysAnsley Rochester, farmerForge1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusDavd Rochester, M, Son, single, age 53, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiffDavd Rochester
7th Apr 1861CensusHarriot Rochester, F, Daughter, single, age 40, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterHarriot Rochester
7th Apr 1861CensusAlfred Rochester, M, Son, single, age 35, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonAlfred Rochester
7th Apr 1861CensusCharles Rochester, M, Son, single, age 30, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonCharles Rochester
7th Apr 1861CensusJane Manktellow, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantJane Manktellow
7th Apr 1861CensusDavid Blackman, M, Servant, married, age 50, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carterDavid Blackman
7th Apr 1861CensusCharles Lawrence, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: carter boyCharles Lawrence

1867Directory entryRochester David, farmer, ForgeForgePost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Paine, M, Head, married, age 31, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: master blacksmith employing 2 menJames Paine, master blacksmithForge1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusMary Paine, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Halden, KentMary Paine
2nd Apr 1871CensusJames S Paine, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJames Samuel Paine
2nd Apr 1871CensusClara K King, F, Servant, age 12, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantClara K. King
2nd Apr 1871CensusNelson Haffenden, M, Apprentice, single, age 22, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith's apprenticeNelson Haffenden, blacksmith journeyman

2nd Apr 1871CensusDavid Rochester, M, Head, single, age 63, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 190 acres employng 6 menDavid Rochester, farmerForge Farm1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusHarriett Rochester, F, Sister, single, age 50, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperHarriett Rochester
2nd Apr 1871CensusAlfred Rochester, M, Brother, single, age 48, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: house and land owner Alfred Rochester
2nd Apr 1871CensusEliza Stonestreet, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: general servantEliza Stonestreet
2nd Apr 1871CensusJonathon Eaton, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJonathon Eaton

1874Directory entryRochester David, farmer, ForgeForgePost Office Directory

c 1875Bivelham, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyForge Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Cloutt, M, Head, married, age 23, born Ticehurst, occupation: carterCharles Clout, carterForge1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriet Cloutt, F, Wife, married, age 24, born HeathfieldHarriet Clout [Collins]
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmily Cloutt, F, Daughter, age 2, born BurwashEmily Clout
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Cloutt, M, Son, age 1, born MayfieldWilliam Henry Clout

3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Rochester, M, Head, single, age 43, born Mayfield, employs 6 men and 2 boys; occupation FarmerDavid RochesterForge1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriet Rochester, F, Sister, single, age 60, born Mayfield; occupation HousekeeperHarriet Rochester
3rd Apr 1881CensusRose Fenner, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Rotherfield; occupation: domestic servantMartha Rosa Fenner
3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Lusted, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Heathfield; occupation: farm servantJames Lusted

3rd Apr 1881CensusEphraim Eaton, M, Head, married, age 35, born Heathfield; occupation: farm labourerEphraim Eaton, farm labourerPound1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Eaton, F, Wife, married, age 31, born MayfieldElizabeth Eaton
3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Eaton, M, Son, age 8, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarWalter Eaton
3rd Apr 1881CensusVictoria Eaton, F, Daughter, age 7, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarVictoria Eaton
3rd Apr 1881CensusDennis Eaton, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarDennis Eaton
3rd Apr 1881CensusAmos Eaton, M, Son, age 3, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarAmos Eaton
3rd Apr 1881CensusArnold Eaton, M, Son, age 1, born MayfieldArnold Eaton

1882Directory entryRochester David, farmer, ForgeForgeKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Newick, M, Head, married, age 66, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerWilliam NewickForge Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusCaroline Newick, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Benerden, KentCaroline Newick
5th Apr 1891CensusAlfred James Newick, M, Son, single, age 26, born Ewhurst, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerAlfred James Newick
5th Apr 1891CensusWalter Newick, M, Son, single, age 14, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerWalter Newick
5th Apr 1891CensusSarah Jane Newick, F, Daughter, age 10, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation ScholarSarah Jane Newick

5th Apr 1891CensusHorace Brissenden Simes, M, Head, married, age 58, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmerHorace Brissenden Simes, farmerForge Farm1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusClara Eliza Simes, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Ticehurst, SussexClara Eliza Simes
5th Apr 1891CensusMary Simes, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mountfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Simes
5th Apr 1891CensusClara Simes, F, Daughter, age 5, born Mountfield, SussexClara Simes
5th Apr 1891CensusHannah Simes, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexHannah Simes
5th Apr 1891CensusMable Simes, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexMable Simes
5th Apr 1891CensusKate Simes, F, Daughter, age 4 months, born Mayfield, SussexKate Simes
5th Apr 1891CensusHannah Oliver, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation General Domestic ServantHannah Oliver

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