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1773FreemansFreemans, watercolour (17.2 x 25.9cm) painted by Samuel Hieronymus GrimmSamuel Hieronymus Grimm, topographical artist© British Library Board - Shelfmark: Additional MS 5671, Item number: f. 45 (no. 78)

c 1795South of Crowborough, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamGreat Freemans

c 1795South of Crowborough, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamLittle Freemans

c 1795Mayfield, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamLittle Freemans

c 1825South of Crowborough, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodFreemans Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Marchant, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation FarmerThomas Marchant, farmerGreat Freemans Farm1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriet Marchant, F, [Daughter], age 8, born SussexHarriet Rogers [Marchant]
6th Jun 1841CensusAnna Marchant, F, [Daughter], age 2, born SussexAnna Elizabeth Marchant
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Marchant, M, age 47, born Sussex; occupation: independentJohn Marchant, farmer
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Hall, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantJames Hall
6th Jun 1841CensusRobert Ovenden, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantRobert Ovenden
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Peerless, F, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation ServantMary Peerless
6th Jun 1841CensusSophia Parks, F, age 13, born Sussex; occupation ServantSophia Parks

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 7 people; occupation: farmerThomas Marchant, farmerGreat Freemans1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeEliza Marchant [Dadswell]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterHarriet Rogers [Marchant]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarAnna Elizabeth Marchant
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterHelen Marchant
30th Mar 1851CensusBrother; occupation: retired farmerJohn Marchant, farmer
30th Mar 1851CensusVisitorMary Wickens
30th Mar 1851CensusServant, occupation: farm labourerPeter Bones, farm labourer
30th Mar 1851CensusServant, occupation: farm labourerPeter Bones, farm labourer
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: general servantAnn Dadswell [Card]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: stone masonWilliam Frost, farm labourerCottage1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeMary Ann Frost [Cole]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterSarah Hazelden [Frost]
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: stone masonWilliam Frost, carpenter
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarEliza Hall [Frost]
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarDavid Frost
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterAnna Parks [Frost]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterJane Saunders [Frost]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterHarriot Jarrett [Frost]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Bailey, farm labourerLittle Freemans1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeRuth Bailey [Hollands]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarMary Ann Dadswell [Bailey]
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarWilliam Henry Bailey, master baker
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterHarriet Cornford [Bailey]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: farm labourerJoseph Bones, farm labourerLittle Freemans1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeSarah Bones [Smith]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterSarah Ann Bones
30th Mar 1851CensusSon, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Bones, farm labourer
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary Bones
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter, occupation: scholarHarriet Bones
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter, occupation: scholarMaria Bones
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterHannah Bones
30th Mar 1851CensusSonJames Bones, farm labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm LabourerRichard Parks, farm labourerLittle Freemans1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeElizabeth Parks [Killick]
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation Farm LabourerGeorge Parks
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation Farm LabourerJesse Stenning Parks
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterSarah Rebbeck [Bellingham] [Parks]
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Barden, farm labourer
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger's wifeSophia Barden

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Hammond, farm labourerLittle Freemans1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeElizabeth Hammond
30th Mar 1851CensusSonEdward Hammond
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterElizabeth Hammond
30th Mar 1851CensusLodgerHannah Smith

7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Edwards, M, Head, married, age 57, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 250 acres employing 9 men and 6 boys, also valuer of land, timber and displacementsGeorge Edwards, farmer and builderFreemans1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusAnn Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Dallinghoo, Suffolk; occupation: farmer's wifeAnn Edwards [Aldis]
7th Apr 1861CensusThomas Manklelow, M, Servant, single, age 25, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: servant and milkmanThomas Manktellow
7th Apr 1861CensusOwen M Sands, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carter ladOwen M. Sands
7th Apr 1861CensusPhoebe Turk, F, Servant, widowed, age 50, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: house servant and dairymaidPhoebe Turk

1867Directory entryEdwards George, jun. carpenter, Freeman'sFreeman'sPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusEdward Gorringe, M, Head, married, age 37, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEdward Gorringe, farm labourerLittle Freemans1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusSarah Gorringe, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Mayfield, SussexSarah Gorringe
2nd Apr 1871CensusAnn Gorringe, F, Daughter, age 13, born Mayfield, SussexAnn Gorringe
2nd Apr 1871CensusHarriet Gorringe, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHarriet Gorringe
2nd Apr 1871CensusMary Gorringe, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Gorringe
2nd Apr 1871CensusEsther Gorringe, F, Daughter, age 7, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEsther Gorringe
2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Gorringe, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield, SussexWilliam Gorringe
2nd Apr 1871CensusAlfred Gorringe, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield, SussexAlfred Gorringe
2nd Apr 1871CensusElizabeth Gorringe, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexElizabeth Gorringe
2nd Apr 1871CensusRuth Gorringe, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexRuth Gorringe

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam White, M, Head, married, age 38, born Hurstpierpoint, Sussex; occupation: pedlarWilliam White, pedlarLittle Freemans1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusJane White, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Christchurch, Hampshire; occupation: pedlarJane White
2nd Apr 1871CensusWalter White, M, Son, age 6, born Lindfield, SussexWalter White
2nd Apr 1871CensusRosie White, F, Daughter, age 4, born Brighton, SussexRosie White
2nd Apr 1871CensusAlfred White, M, Son, age 2, born Maresfield, SussexAlfred White
2nd Apr 1871CensusLouisa Green, F, Boarder, widowed, age 65, born Wimbourne, Dorset; occupation: pedlarLouisa Green

2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Edwards, M, Head, married, age 67, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 160 acres employing 7 labourers and 2 boysGeorge Edwards, farmer and builderFreeman's Farm1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusAnn Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Dallinghoo, SuffolkAnn Edwards [Aldis]
2nd Apr 1871CensusAlgae Southon, M, Servant, single, age 26, born Benenden, Kent; occupation: farm servantAlgae Southon
2nd Apr 1871CensusFanny Manser, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: domestic servantFanny Paine [Manser]
2nd Apr 1871CensusHarriet Rogers, F, Servant, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: domestic servantHarriett Elizabeth Rogers [Rogers]

2nd Apr 1871CensusEdward Tapsell, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEdward Tapsell, farm labourerFreeman's1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusAnsley Tapsell, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Mayfield, SussexAnsley Tapsell
2nd Apr 1871CensusHenry E Tapsell, M, Son, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarHenry E. Tapsell
2nd Apr 1871CensusIsaac S Tapsell, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarIsaac S. Tapsell
2nd Apr 1871CensusMary J Tapsell, F, Daughter, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexMary J. Tapsell
2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Tapsell, M, Son, age 3m, born Mayfield, SussexGeorge Tapsell

2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Rogers, M, Head, married, age 24, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Rogers, farm labourerFreeman's1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusAnn Rogers, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Rotherfield, SussexAnn Rodgers [Card]
2nd Apr 1871CensusAlfred Rogers, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexAlfred Rodgers
2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Rogers, M, Son, age 2m, born Mayfield, SussexGeorge Rodgers

2nd Apr 1871CensusAlfred Hesman, M, Head, married, age 19, born Mayfield, SussexAlfred John Hesman, farmerFreeman's1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusEllen Hesman, F, Wife, married, age 18, born Ticehurst, SussexEllen Hesman [Dibley]

1874Directory entryEdwards George, farmer, FreemansFreemansPost Office Directory

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 SurveyFreemans Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Erenden, M, Head, married, age 53, born Mayfield; occupation: farmerWilliam Erenden, farmerLittle Freeman1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusNaomi Erenden, F, Wife, married, age 48, born MayfieldNaomi Erenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusEsther Erenden, F, Daughter, age 25, born MayfieldEsther Erenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusNaomi Erenden, F, Daughter, age 21, born MayfieldNaomi Erenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusDaniel Manser, M, Head, married, age 54, born Rotherfield, employs 1 man and 3 boys; occupation: farmer and bricklayerDaniel Mancer, farmer and bricklayerFreemans1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusLucy Manser, M, Wife, married, age 52, born MayfieldLucy Manser [Bonds]
3rd Apr 1881CensusRuth Manser, F, Daughter, age 15, born Rotherfield; occupation: dairy maidRuth Manser

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdmund Medbury, M, Head, married, age 57, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerEdmund Medbury, farm labourerFreemans Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrances Medbury, F, Wife, married, age 57, born MayfieldFrances Medbury
3rd Apr 1881CensusEsther Medbury, F, Daughter, age 15, born MayfieldEsther Medbury
3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Medbury, M, Son, age 13, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarJohn Medbury
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Medbury, F, Daughter, age 9, born MayfieldEllen Medbury

5th Apr 1891CensusDaniel Manser, M, Head, married, age 64, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerDaniel Mancer, farmer and bricklayerFreemans Farm1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusLucy Manser, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Mayfield, SussexLucy Manser [Bonds]
5th Apr 1891CensusCaroline Eldridge, F, Sister-in-law, single, age 64, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: living on own meansCaroline Eldridge

5th Apr 1891CensusHorace Comford, M, Head, married, age 27, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHorace Comford, farm labourerFreemans Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusRuth Comford, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, SussexRuth Comford
5th Apr 1891CensusOwen Comford, M, Son, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexOwen Comford
5th Apr 1891CensusEllen Comford, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexEllen Comford

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