The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Fir Tree Cottage  Church Street [a.k.a. Church Road]  Rotherfield Village  Rotherfield  
Historical records

26th Feb 1839Rotherfield - 1839James Card and James Bellingham (occupiers) and Isaac Wickens (owner)James Card, farm labourerHouse and Garden Two Tenements (0 acres 0 roods 20 perches) plot 3125Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Card, M, Head, age 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Card, farm labourerVillage [Fir Tree Cottage]1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Ann Card, F, [Wife], age 33, born SussexAnn Card
George Card, M, [Son], age 14, born SussexGeorge Card
Caroline Card, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexCaroline Sophia Bellingham [Card]
Ann Card, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexAnn Adams [Card]
Ellen Card, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexEllen Winter [Card]
Mary Card, F, [Daughter], age 2, born SussexMary Walter [Card]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Bellingham, farm labourerVillage [Fir Tree Cottage]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Bellingham [Harman]
Son; occupation: farm labourerPhilip Bellingham
DaughterAnn Sands [Camfield] [Bellingham]
Daughter; occupation: scholarEmma Bellingham
Son; occupation: scholarSamuel Bellingham, bricklayer
DaughterBarbara Pettet [Bellingham]
DaughterSarah Jane Bellingham
DaughterEmily Maria Bellingham

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJames Card, farm labourerVillage [Fir Tree Cottage]1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeAnn Card
Daughter; occupation: scholarMary Walter [Card]
Daughter; occupation: scholarHarriet Dadswell [Card]
Daughter; occupation: scholarAmelia Ovenden [Card]

2nd Apr 1911CensusEdward David Bassett, M, Head, married, age 29, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourerEdward David Bassett, bricklayer's labourerFir Tree Cottage, Church Road, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Lilian Bassett, F, Wife, married 4 years, age 25, born Rotherfield, SussexLilian Bassett [Rogers]
Lilian May Bassett, F, Daughter, age 2, born Rotherfield, SussexLilian May Bassett

2nd Apr 1911CensusErnest Edward Bishop, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardenerErnest Edward Bishop, gardenerFir Tree Cottage, Church Road, Rotherfield1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Alice Bishop, F, Wife, married 1 year, age 29, born Withyham, SussexAlice Bishop
Grace Nora Bishop, F, Daughter, age under 4 months, born Rotherfield, SussexGrace Nora Bishop

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