The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Meers [als Miers] Farm    Five Ashes  Mayfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1931Wealden Iron by Ernest Straker ⇒ p. 285

Historical records

c 1795Five Ashes, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamMiers Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusSamuel Baker, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: farmerSamuel Baker, farmerMeers1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Baker, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born SussexHenry Baker, labourer
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Blackman, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerJames Blackman
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Head, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Head
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Head, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Head
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Willsher, F, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation ServantElizabeth Willsher
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Crowhurst, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantElizabeth Crowhurst
6th Jun 1841CensusEliza Piper, F, age 12, born Sussex; occupation ServantEliza Piper

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 14 people; occupation: farmerBenjamin Austin, farmerMeers1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeAnn Austin
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: servantCharles Giles, licensed victualler
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: dairywomanElizabeth Giles
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerJohn Guy
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: general servantLois Head
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Hall, farm labourer
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerJohn Baker
30th Mar 1851CensusNephew; occupation FarmerThomas Wimshurst

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation PauperLucy RussellMeers1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation Farm LabourerNathan Russell
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; occupation: farm labourerJohn Hall, farm labourer

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Styles, M, Head, married, age 44, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 226 acres employing 4 men and 3 boysWilliam Styles, farmerMeers Farm House1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Styles, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Wadhurst, SussexMary Styles
7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Styles, M, Son, single, age 23, born West Tarring, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonJohn Styles
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Ann Styles, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterMary Ann Styles
7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Styles, M, Son, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonWilliam Styles
7th Apr 1861CensusJamima Styles, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterJamima Styles
7th Apr 1861CensusAlbert Styles, M, Son, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonAlbert Styles
7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Fairbrother, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantWilliam Fairbrother

1867Directory entryStyles William, farmer, MeersMeersPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusWilliam Styles, M, Head, single, age 27, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 230 acres employing 4 men and 1 boyWilliam Styles, farmerMears Farm House1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusMary Edwards, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Patcham, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantMary Edwards

1874Directory entryStyles William, farmer, MeersMeersPost Office Directory

c 1875Five Ashes, South West of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyMeers Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Lawrance, M, Head, married, age 23, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourerStephen Lawrance, farm labourerMears Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnne Lawrance, F, Wife, married, age 22, born MayfieldAnne Lawrance
3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen J. Lawrance, M, Son, age 3, born MayfieldStephen J. Lawrance
3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel N. Lawrance, M, Son, age 11 m, born BurwashSamuel N. Lawrance

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Brown, M, Head, married, age 32, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourerCharles Brown, farm labourerMears Cottage1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Brown, F, Wife, married, age 28, born BuxtedMary Brown
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Martin, M, Boarder, age 14, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Martin

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Styles, M, Head, married, age 64, born Wadhurst, employs 12 men and 3 boys; occupation FarmerWilliam StylesMears Farm1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Styles, F, Wife, married, age 63, born WadhurstMary Styles

5th Apr 1891CensusFrank Rogers, M, Head, married, age 36, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerFrank Rogers, farmerMears Farm1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusAnn Rogers, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Burwash, SussexAnn Rogers
5th Apr 1891CensusMercy Napp, F, Servant, age 14, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation General Domestic ServantMercy Napp

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