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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 Stevenson, farmerPennybridge1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Sarah Stevenson, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexSarah Stevenson
Thomas Stevenson, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexThomas Edwin Stevenson
Ellen Stevenson, F, [Daughter], age 17Ellen Stevenson
John Till, M, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation WheelwrightJohn Till
John Henley, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantJohn Henley
John Colvin, M, age 18, born Sussex, occupation: servantJohn Colvin
Philadelphia N/K, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation ServantPhiladelphia N/K

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 8 people; occupation: farmerThomas Stevenson, farmerPenny Bridge1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Stevenson
Servant, occupation: farm servantBenjamin Chapman
Servant; occupation: farm servantJohn Dudeney
Servant; occupation: general servantSophy Ann Benge [Weston]
Servant; 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
Marth Stevenson, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's wifeMarth Stevenson
Mary Lade, F, Daughter, married, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: saddler's wifeMary Lade
Harvey J Stevenson, M, Son, single, age 21, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonHarvey J. Stevenson
Mark Stevenson, M, Son, single, age 15, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: farmer's sonMark Stevenson
Esther Stevenson, F, Daughter, age 10, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: farmer's daughterEsther Stevenson
Joseph Stevenson, M, Son, age 8, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: farmer's sonJoseph Stevenson
Albert Stevenson, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonAlbert Stevenson
Harriett Wells, F, Servant, single, age 13, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantHarriett Wells
Amos Fenner, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carterAmos Fenner
James 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
Mary 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
Charlotte Fielder, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Wittersham, KentCharlotte Fielder
Eliza Masters, F, Niece, single, age 23, born Newenden, Kent; occupation: housekeeperEliza Masters
David Fielder, M, Brother, single, age 48, born Beckley, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerDavid Fielder
James 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
Sarah Grist, F, Wife, married, age 41, born HampshireSarah Grist
Reginald William Grist, M, Son, age 11, born Hampshire; occupation: scholarReginald William Grist
Ada Annie Grist, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hampshire; occupation: scholarAda Annie Grist
Albert Frederick Grist, M, Son, age 7, born Hampshire; occupation: scholarAlbert Frederick Grist
Beatrice Bertha Grist, F, Daughter, age 4, born HampshireBeatrice Bertha Grist
Cyril Horace Grist, M, Son, age 2, born HampshireCyril Horace Grist
Percy 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
Harriot Baldcock, F, Wife, married, age 36, born MayfieldHarriot Baldcock
Ruth Baldcock, F, Daughter, age 13, born Mayfield, occupation: scholarRuth Baldcock
Fanny Baldcock, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield, occupation: scholarFanny Baldcock
Adeline Ellen Baldcock, F, Daughter, age 7, born Mayfield, occupation: scholarAdeline Ellen Baldcock
Esther Baldcock, F, Daughter, age 4, born MayfieldEsther Baldcock
Sally 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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