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

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Holmes, M, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: farmerWilliam Holmes, farmerHomestalls1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusJane Holmes, F, [Wife], age 70 to 74, born SussexJane Holmes
6th Jun 1841CensusBright Holmes, M, [Son], age 35 to 39, born SussexBright Holmes, farm bailiff
6th Jun 1841CensusRaynes Holmes, M, [Son], age 30 to 34, born SussexRaynes Holmes
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Bones, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex, occupation: servantWilliam Bones
6th Jun 1841CensusRobert Allen, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantRobert Allen
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Akhurst, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantElizabeth Akhurst

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 5+ people; occupation: farmerJohn Bridger, farmerHomestalls1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeMary Bridger [Bridger]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterVenus Pandora Turley [Bridger]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterOctavia Echo Bridger
30th Mar 1851CensusSonCicero Cains Bridger
30th Mar 1851CensusSonVirgil Edward Bridger
30th Mar 1851CensusVisitorEmily Bridger

7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Bridger, M, Head, married, age 66, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 12 acres, tax assessor and bailiff of the Manor of MayfieldJohn Bridger, farmerHomestalls1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Bridger, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's wifeMary Bridger [Bridger]
7th Apr 1861CensusOctavia Echo Bridger, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterOctavia Echo Bridger
7th Apr 1861CensusCicero Cains Bridger, M, Son, single, age 22, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonCicero Cains Bridger

1867Directory entryBridger John, landowner & farmer, HomestallsHomestallsPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusElizabeth Cornwall, F, Head, widowed, age 60, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 63 acres employing 7 labourersElizabeth Cornwall [Seamer]Holmstalls1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Cornwall, M, Son, single, age 29, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonGeorge Cornwall
2nd Apr 1871CensusMartha Cornwall, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterMartha Cornwall
2nd Apr 1871CensusNaomi Cornwall, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterNaomi Cornwall
2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Dann, M, Servant, single, age 22, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantWilliam Dan [Thomas], farm labourer
2nd Apr 1871CensusAlexander Foster, M, Servant, single, age 14, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantAlexander Foster

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 SurveyHolmstall

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Reed, M, Head, married, age 49, born Mayfield; occupation Farm labourerEdward ReedHomestalls Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusLucy Reed, F, Wife, married, age 52, born MayfieldLucy Reed
3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Baker, M, Nephew, age 16, born MayfieldWalter Baker

3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Cornwall, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Wadhurst, employs 1 man, occupation: farmerElizabeth Cornwall [Seamer]Homestalls Farm1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Cornwall, M, Son, age 39, born Mayfield, occupation: farm bailiffGeorge Cornwall
3rd Apr 1881CensusMartha Cornwall, F, Daughter, age 33, born MayfieldMartha Cornwall
3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Cottingham, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Buxted, occupation: carterRichard Cottingham

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Parkes, M, Head, married, age 43, born Mayfield; occupation Farm labourerJohn ParkesHome Lodge1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriet Parkes, F, Wife, married, age 43, born MayfieldHarriet Parkes
3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Parkes, M, Son, age 18, born Mayfield; occupation Farm labourerHenry Parkes
3rd Apr 1881CensusNancy Parkes, F, Daughter, age 15, born MayfieldNancy Parkes

1882Directory entryCornwell Elizabeth (Mrs.), farmer, HomestallHomestallKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusSarah Norman, F, Head, single, age 57, born Isfield, SussexSarah NormanHomestalls Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusJames A Norman, M, Son, single, age 22, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation Farm LabourerJames A Norman

5th Apr 1891CensusGoerge Ticehurst, M, Head, married, age 24, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Hay TrusserGoerge TicehurstHomestalls Cottage1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusLaura Ticehurst, F, Wife, married, age 19, born Mayfield, SussexLaura Ticehurst
5th Apr 1891CensusAlfred Ticehurst, M, Son, age 1 month, born Mayfield, SussexAlfred Ticehurst

5th Apr 1891CensusGaius Beale, M, Head, single, age 28, born Mayfield, Sussex, occupation: farmerGaius Beale, farmerHomestalls Farm1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusEphraim Taylor, M, Lodger, married, age 31, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation Poultry FatterEphraim Taylor
5th Apr 1891CensusSarah Taylor, F, Housekeeper, married, age 34, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation House KeeperSarah J. Taylor
5th Apr 1891CensusFrederick Luck, M, Servant, single, age 27, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: farmer's waggonerFrederick Luck, waggoner

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