The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Sharnden [a.k.a. Shornden]      Mayfield  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1871The Parliamentarian Surveys of the County of Sussex by John Robert Daniel-Tyssen, F.S.A. ⇒ p. 53

Historical records

28th Nov 1328Tax listRobert de SharndeneSharndene

c 1724Mayfield, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenShernden

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

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

21st Jul 1838Deathaged 37 yearsThomas Taylor WickensSharndenRotherfield Burial Registers

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Taylor, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farmerWilliam Taylor, farmerSharnden1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Hannah Taylor, F, [Late Brother's Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexHannah Taylor Wickens [Ashby]
Ansly Taylor, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexAnsly Taylor Wickens
Mary Taylor, F, [Late Brother's Daughter], age 10, born SussexMary Ann Bridger [Taylor Wickens]
Avia Taylor, F, [Late Brother's Daughter], age 10, born SussexAvice Buss [Taylor Wickens]
Hannah Taylor, F, [Late Brother's Daughter], age 8, born SussexHannah Hallaway [Taylor Wickens]
Loda Taylor, F, [Late Brother's Daughter], age 6, born SussexLoadicea Eversfield [Taylor Wickens]
Flora Taylor, F, [Late Brother's Daughter], age 4, born SussexFlora Milham [Taylor Wickens]
Herbert Taylor, M, [Late Brother's Son], age 2, born SussexHerbert Taylor Wickens
Sarah Brooker, F, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: servantSarah Brooker
George Piper, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerGeorge Piper, farm labourer
James Piper, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJames Piper
Charles Duplock, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerCharles Diplock, farm labourer
Charles Cox, M, age 15 to 19, born SussexCharles Cox

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 11 people; occupation: farmerWilliam Taylor, farmerSharnden1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeJudith Elizabeth Taylor [Packham]
SonFrank Taylor
Servant; occupation Farm LabourerThomas Seamer
Servant, occupation: general servantEllen Carter
Servant; occupation: farm labourerJames Weston, farm labourer
Servant, occupation: general servantPhiladelphia Bones
Servant; occupation: farm labourerJames Page
Servant; occupation: farm labourerJames Latter

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Taylor, M, Head, married, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 250 acres employing 6 men and 2 boysWilliam Taylor, farmerShearnden1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Judith Eliz Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer's wifeJudith Elizabeth Taylor [Packham]
Frank Taylor, M, Son, single, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonFrank Taylor
Arther Taylor, M, Son, age 8, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonArthur Taylor
Owen Taylor, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonOwen Taylor
Edith O Smith, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: general servantEdith O. Smith
John Weston, M, Servant, single, age 22, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: cowmanJohn Weston
James Umphrey, M, Servant, single, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carter boyJames Humphrey, farm bailiff

1867Directory entrySharp John, farmer, SharndenSharndenPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusJason Gosden, M, Head, married, age 28, born Arlington, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiffJason Gosden, farm bailiffSharnden1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Mary Gosden, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Netherbury, DorsetMary Gosden
John C Gosden, M, Son, age 4, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: scholarJohn C. Gosden
Thomas H Gosden, M, Son, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexThomas H. Gosden
Kate Lambert, F, Niece, age 10, born Arlington, Sussex; occupation: scholarKate Lambert

2nd Apr 1871CensusRowland N Long, M, Head, married, age 24, born Falfield, Gloucestershire; occupation: farmer of 210 acres employing 5 men and 1 boyRowland N. Long, farmerSharnden1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex

1874Directory entryStafford Baxter, SharndenSharndenPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryDombrain William, farmer, SharndenSharndenPost Office Directory

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 SurveySharnden

3rd Apr 1881CensusHorace Rummary, M, Head, married, age 45, born Warbleton; occupation CarterHorace RummarySharnden1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Rummary, F, Wife, married, age 45, born HeathfieldElizabeth Rummary [Pilbeam]
George Rummary, M, Son, single, age 18, born Mayfield; occupation CarterGeorge Rummary
Rosanna Rummary, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born MayfieldRosanna Rummary
Ellen Rummary, F, Daughter, age 13, born Mayfield; occupation ScholarEllen Rummary
Ebeneser Rummary, M, Son, age 4, born Mayfield; occupation ScholarEbeneser Rummary
James Jarrett, M, Visitor, single, age 35, born Mayfield; occupation CowmanJames Jarratt

3rd Apr 1881CensusStafford Baxter Somerville, M, Head, married, age 58, born Devon, employs 10 labourers; occupation Solicitor and FarmerStafford Baxter SomervilleSharndon Lodge1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
James Brailley Somerville, M, Solicitors Articled Clerk Undergraduate London University, single, age 20, born LondonJames Brailley Somerville
Jabez Gibb, M, Servant, married, age 30, born Wadhurst; occupation: gamekeeperJabez Gibb, gamekeeper
Mary Ann Gibb, F, Servant, married, age 31, born Maresfield; occupation: domestic servantMary Ann Gibb
Edith Woods, F, Visitor, age 13, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarEdith Woods
William Deadman, M, Visitor, age 4, born UckfieldWilliam Deadman

1882Directory entrySommerville Stafford Baxter, SharndenSharndenKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Baker, M, Head, married, age 67, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Baker, farm labourerSharnden1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Charity Baker, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Mayfield, SussexCharity Wallis
James Baker, M, Son, single, age 33, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Baker
Ellen Baker, F, Daughter, single, age 31, born Mayfield, Sussex; handicap: ImbecileEllen Baker
Ellen Baker, F, Daughter, single, age 31, born Mayfield, Sussex; handicap: ImbecileEllen Baker
Thomas Baker, M, Son, single, age 26, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Baker
Charles Baker, M, Son, single, age 24, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerCharles Baker
Eli Baker, M, Son, single, age 20, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerEli Baker

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Baker, M, Head, married, age 27, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerGeorge Baker, farmerSharnden1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Leah Baker, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Milverton, SomersetLeah Baker
Allan Spencer Baker, M, Son, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexAllan Spencer Baker
Reginald George Baker, M, Son, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexReginald George Baker

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Grass, M, Head, married, age 50, born Shaftesbury, Dorset; occupation: gamekeeperGeorge Grass, gamekeeperSharnden Lodge1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Susan Grass, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Shaftesbury, DorsetSusan Grass
William Grass, M, Son, single, age 14, born Shaftesbury, Dorset; occupation: house porterWilliam Grass

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