The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Marlborough Head [a.k.a. Wren] Farm    Mark Cross  Rotherfield  
Historical records

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

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Cheal, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerThomas Cheal, farm labourerMarlboro Head1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Cheal, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexElizabeth Cheal
Elizabeth Cheal, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexElizabeth Cheal
Robert Fry, M, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRobert Fry, farm labourer
James Fry, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantJames Fry

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Coltman, M, Head, age 33; occupation: currierWilliam Coltman, currierMarlboro Head1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Coltman, F, [Wife], age 33Mary Coltman [Pomfrey]
Elizabeth Coltman, F, [Daughter], age 9Elizabeth Coltman
Frances Coltman, F, [Daughter], age 7Frances Coltman
Emma Coltman, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexEmma Coltman
Eliza Coltman, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexEliza Coltman
Harriet Coltman, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexHarriett Coltman

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Pilbim, M, Head, age 35 to 39; occupation FarmerWilliam Pilbim, farmerMarlboro Head1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Hannah Pilbim, F, [Wife], age 33, born SussexHannah Pilbim
Eliza Pilbim, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexEliza Pilbim
Ella Pilbim, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexElla Pilbim
Harriot Pilbim, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexHarriot Pilbim
Caroline Pilbim, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexCaroline Pilbim

6th Jun 1841CensusHugh Robinson, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation BlacksmithHugh RobinsonMarlboro Head1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Harriot Robinson, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexHarriet Robinson
Eleanor Robinson, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexEleanor Robinson
Christopher Robinson, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexChristopher Robinson
George Robinson, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexGeorge Robinson

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: currierWilliam Coltman, currierMarlborough Head1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeMary Coltman [Pomfrey]
DaughterEmma Coltman
DaughterEliza Coltman
Daughter; occupation: scholarHarriett Coltman
Daughter; occupation: scholarSarah Coltman

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJohn Bassett, farm labourerMarlborough Head1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeJane Hannah Bassett [Dadswell]
DaughterJane Ann Baldock [Bassett]
Son; occupation: scholarThomas Bassett
Daughter; occupation: scholarElizabeth Berwick [Bassett]
Daughter; occupation: scholarAbigail Bassett
DaughterSarah (Sally) Fry [Underhill] [Bassett]
SonEdgar Bassett, beerhouse keeper
SonJohn Bassett, farm labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 9 people; occupation Master tannerSamuel Wickens, master tannerMarlborough Villa1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeAnne Wickens [Stapley]
Servant; occupation: general sevantEliza Mancklow

1867Directory entryWickens George, farmer, MarblesMarblesPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusHenry Bailey, M, Head, married, age 30, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Bailey, farm bailiffMarlborough Cottage1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Sarah Bailey, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Waldron, SussexSarah M. Bailey

2nd Apr 1871CensusJulia Wickens, F, Head, single, age 37, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 70 acres employing 2 menJulia Nancy Wickens, farmerMarlborough Farm1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
George Wickens, M, Father, widowed, age 78, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: annuitantGeorge Wickens, farmer
Fredrick N Wickens, M, Brother, widowed, age 41, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: land surveyorFrederick Nimrod Wickens, farmer
Fanny Wickens, F, Niece, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general servantFanny Wickens
Alice Wickens, F, Niece, age 11, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlice Wickens

1874Directory entryWickens Frederick N., beer retailer, Marlboro' headMarlboro' headPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryWickens Julia (Miss), farmer, Marlboro'Marlboro'Post Office Directory

c 1875Mark Cross, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyMarlborough Head Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Medhurst, M, Head, married, age 44, born Mayfield; occupation: gardenerSamuel MedhurstMarlboro Head Beer House1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Eliza Medhurst, F, Wife, married, age 30, born MayfieldEliza Medhurst
Esther Medhurst, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarEsther Medhurst
Donainil Stanton, M, Boarder, married, age 27, born Worcestershire; occupation Bricklayer journeymanDonainil Stanton

3rd Apr 1881CensusJulia Wickens, F, Head, single, age 47, born Rotherield; occupation: farmer, 70 acres employing 1 boyJulia Nancy Wickens, farmerMarlboro Farm House1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Caroline Hobden, F, Assistant Housekeeper, single, age 29, born Fletching; occupation: housekeeperCaroline Hobden

1882Directory entryWalter Edward Joseph, farmer, hop grower & miller (wind), Marlborough HeadMarlborough HeadKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Mepham, M, Head, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, SussexWilliam Meopham, farm labourerMarlboro Head1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Sarah Mepham, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, CrowborgSarah Mepham [Saunders]
William S Mepham, M, Son, age 14, born Rotherfield, Style HouseWilliam Thomas Mepham
Sarah E Mepham, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield, Harlands; occupation: scholarSarah Edith Mepham
Amos Mepham, M, Son, age 9, born Rotherfield, Mark Cross; occupation: scholarAmos Mepham
Walter Mepham, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield, Mark Cross; occupation: scholarWalter Mepham
Henry Mepham, M, Son, age 3, born Rotherfield, Mark Cross; occupation: scholarHenry Mepham
Alfred Mepham, M, Son, age 1, born Rotherfield, Mark CrossAlfred Mepham

5th Apr 1891CensusJulia Wickens, F, Head, single, age 57, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation FarmerJulia Nancy Wickens, farmerMarlboro Head Farm House1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Harriette Tooth, F, Sister, widowed, age 69, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Living on own meansHarriet Tooth [Wickens]
Mary C Wickens, F, Niece, single, age 23, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Domestic helperMary Cayley Wickens
Edith Wickens, F, Niece, age 15, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation ScholarEdith Wickens
Wilfred Wright, M, Nephew, age 10, born Guildford, Surrey; occupation ScholarWilfred Wright
Archie Wright, M, Nephew, age 7, born Guildford, Surrey; occupation ScholarArchie Wright

2nd Apr 1911CensusFred Ford, M, Head, married, age 36, born N/K; occupation: bricklayerFred Ford, bricklayerMarborough Head Cottages, Mark Cross1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mercy Ford, F, Wife, age 31, born Mayfield, SussexMercy Ford

2nd Apr 1911CensusHenry Robins, M, Head, married, age 23, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: journeyman blacksmithHenry Robins, journeyman blacksmithMarborough Head Cottages, Mark Cross1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Grace Robins, F, Wife, married 5 years, age 26, born Chiddingly, SussexGrace Robins
Edith Maud Robins, F, Daughter, age 4, born Heathfield, SussexEdith Maud Robins
Elsie Grace Robins, F, Daughter, age 1, born Heathfield, SussexElsie Grace Robins

2nd Apr 1911CensusGeorge Brooker, M, Head, married, age 36, born Mark Cross, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeperGeorge Brooker, gamekeeperMarborough Head Farm, Mark Cross1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Emily Brooker, F, Wife, married 2 years, age 35, born East Peckham, KentEmily Brooker
Ruby Brooker, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mark Cross, SussexRuby Brooker

2001TodayMarlborough Head Farm

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