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

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

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Stevenson, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation FarmerThomas StevensonPennybridge1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Stevenson, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexSarah Stevenson
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Stevenson, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexThomas Edwin Stevenson
6th Jun 1841CensusEllen Stevenson, F, [Daughter], age 17Ellen Stevenson
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Till, M, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation WheelwrightJohn Till
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Henley, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantJohn Henley
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Colvin, M, age 18, born Sussex, occupation: servantJohn Colvin
6th Jun 1841CensusPhiladelphia N/K, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation ServantPhiladelphia N/K

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 8 people; occupation FarmerThomas StevensonPenny Bridge1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeSarah Stevenson
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: general servantSophy Ann Benge [Weston]
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm servantJohn Dudeney
30th Mar 1851CensusServant, occupation: farm servantBenjamin Chapman
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: general servantSarah Saunders

7th Apr 1861CensusJames Stevenson, M, Head, married, age 49, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 208 acres employing 5 men and 5 boysJames Stevenson, farmerPenny Bridge1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusMarth Stevenson, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's wifeMarth Stevenson
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Lade, F, Daughter, married, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: saddler's wifeMary Lade
7th Apr 1861CensusHarvey J Stevenson, M, Son, single, age 21, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonHarvey J. Stevenson
7th Apr 1861CensusMark Stevenson, M, Son, single, age 15, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: farmer's sonMark Stevenson
7th Apr 1861CensusEsther Stevenson, F, Daughter, age 10, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: farmer's daughterEsther Stevenson
7th Apr 1861CensusJoseph Stevenson, M, Son, age 8, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: farmer's sonJoseph Stevenson
7th Apr 1861CensusAlbert Stevenson, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonAlbert Stevenson
7th Apr 1861CensusHarriett Wells, F, Servant, single, age 13, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantHarriett Wells
7th Apr 1861CensusAmos Fenner, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carterAmos Fenner
7th Apr 1861CensusJames Powel, M, age 14, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carter's mateJames Powel

1867Directory entryPennybridge FarmPost Office Directory
A large Roman Catholic orphanage is being built in the parish on Pennybridge Farm, lately bought by the Duchess of Leeds: this building is a mile and a half from the village, on the old road to Tunbridge Wells.

1867Directory entryStevenson James, farmer, PennybridgePennybridgePost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Baron, M, Head, single, age 63, born Blackburn, Lancashire; occupation: roman catholic priest officiating at the Chapel of the Holy Trinity Orphanage and Mark CrossJohn Baron, roman catholic priestPenny Bridge1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusMary Shales, F, single, age 44, born Brewood, Staffordshire; occupation: housekeeperMary Shales

2nd Apr 1871CensusStephen Fielder, M, Head, married, age 51, born Beckley, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiffStephen Fielder, farm bailiffPenny Bridge1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusCharlotte Fielder, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Wittersham, KentCharlotte Fielder
2nd Apr 1871CensusEliza Masters, F, Niece, single, age 23, born Newenden, Kent; occupation: housekeeperEliza Masters
2nd Apr 1871CensusDavid Fielder, M, Brother, single, age 48, born Beckley, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerDavid Fielder
2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Humphrey, M, Boarder, single, age 30, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Humphry

1874Directory entryPennybridge FarmPost Office Directory
A large Roman Catholic orphanage is on Penny bridge Farm, bought by the Duchess at Leeds : this building is a mile and a half from the village, on the old road to Tunbridge Wells:

c 1875Rushers Cross, Cinderhill & Sharnden, North East of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyPennybridge Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Russell Grist, M, Head, married, age 48, born Hampshire; occupation: gamekeeperAlfred Russell Grist, gamekeeperPennybridge1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Grist, F, Wife, married, age 41, born HampshireSarah Grist
3rd Apr 1881CensusReginald William Grist, M, Son, age 11, born Hampshire; occupation: scholarReginald William Grist
3rd Apr 1881CensusAda Annie Grist, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hampshire; occupation: scholarAda Annie Grist
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Frederick Grist, M, Son, age 7, born Hampshire; occupation: scholarAlbert Frederick Grist
3rd Apr 1881CensusBeatrice Bertha Grist, F, Daughter, age 4, born HampshireBeatrice Bertha Grist
3rd Apr 1881CensusCyril Horace Grist, M, Son, age 2, born HampshireCyril Horace Grist
3rd Apr 1881CensusPercy Graham Grist, M, Son, age 1, born HampshirePercy Graham Grist

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Baldcock, M, Head, married, age 40, born Heathfield, occupation: farm labourerGeorge Baldcock, farm labourerPennybridge1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriot Baldcock, F, Wife, married, age 36, born MayfieldHarriot Baldcock
3rd Apr 1881CensusRuth Baldcock, F, Daughter, age 13, born Mayfield, occupation: scholarRuth Baldcock
3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny Baldcock, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield, occupation: scholarFanny Baldcock
3rd Apr 1881CensusAdeline Ellen Baldcock, F, Daughter, age 7, born Mayfield, occupation: scholarAdeline Ellen Baldcock
3rd Apr 1881CensusEsther Baldcock, F, Daughter, age 4, born MayfieldEsther Baldcock
3rd Apr 1881CensusSally Baldcock, F, Daughter, age 2, born MayfieldSally Baldcock

1882Directory entryPennybridge FarmKelly's Directory
On Pennybridge Farm, a mile and a half from the village, on the road to Tunbridge Wells, is a Catholic orphanage, also founded by the Duchess of Leeds

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