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Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Austin, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: labourerJames Austen, labourerPalmers Cottage1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Caroline Austin, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexCaroline Austen [Tickner]
Elizabeth Austin, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexElizabeth Blackford [Austen]
Mary Austin, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexMary Austin
Henry Austin, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexHenry Austen
Sarah Austin, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexSarah Austin

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Austin, M, Head, age 80 to 84, born Sussex; occupation: farmerThomas Austin, farmerPalmers Farm1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
Thomas Austin, M, [Son], age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farmerThomas Austin, farmer
Susannah Austin, F, [Daughter-in-law], age 40 to 44Susannah Austen [Clifton]
Thomas Austin, M, [Grand-son], age 4, born SussexThomas Austen, innkeeper
Mary Austin, F, [Grand-daughter], age 3, born SussexMary Austen
Ebenezer Austin, M, [Grand-son], age 1 month, born SussexEbenezer Austen
Mary Bones, F, age 40 to 44, occupation: servantMary Bones
Susan Hornish, F, age 20 to 24; occupation: servantSusan Hornish
James Jenner, M, age 15 to 19; occupation: servantJames Jenner
James Wissom, M, age 15 to 19; occupation ServantJames Wissom

1851Directory entryAusten Thomas, Palmer's farmPalmer's farmPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; employs 5 people; occupation: farmerThomas Austin, farmerPalmers1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
Son; occupation: scholarThomas Austen, innkeeper
Daughter; occupation: scholarMary Austen
Son; occupation: scholarEbenezer Austen
Cousin; occupation: housekeeperKate Austen
Servant; occupation SERVANTRachel Olliver
Servant; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Kemp
Servant; occupation Farm labourerJames Tompsett

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJames Austen, labourerPalmers Cottage1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
WifeCaroline Austen [Tickner]
Son; occupation: farm labourerHenry Austen
Son; occupation: scholarJohn Austen, plumber
Daughter; occupation: scholarAnn Austen
Son-in-law, occupation: file makerWilliam Blackford
DaughterElizabeth Blackford [Austen]

7th Apr 1861CensusThomas Austen, M, Head, married, age 65, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer of 180 acres employing 4 labourersThomas Austin, farmerPalmers Farm1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Thomas Austen, M, Son, single, age 24, born Frant, Kent; occupation: farmer's sonThomas Austen, innkeeper
Kate Austen, F, Niece, single, age 30, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: housekeeperKate Austen
James Clout, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: carter's mateBenjamin Clout
James Clout, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: carter's mateHenry Clout
James Clout, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: carter's mateJames Clout
James Clout, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: carter's mateCharles Clout

7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Tickner, M, Head, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carterJohn Tickner, carterPalmers Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Fanny Tickner, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, SussexFanny Tickner
Ann Tickner, F, Daughter, age 12, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarAnn Tickner
Alexander Tickner, M, Son, age 10, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlexander Tickner
Sarah Tickner, F, Daughter, age 8, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarSarah Tickner
Caroline R Tickner, F, Daughter, age 5, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarCaroline R. Tickner
Elen F Tickner, F, Daughter, age 2, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarElen F. Tickner
Harriet Tickner, F, Daughter, age 1, born Frant, SussexHarriet Tickner
John Tickner, M, Son, age 1m, born Frant, SussexJohn Tickner

1867Directory entryAusten Thomas, farmer, Palmer's farmPalmer's farmPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusHenry William Ellis, M, Head, married, age 27, born Horsted Keynes, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 150 acres employing 5 men, 1 boy and 3 womenHenry Ellis, farmerPalmers Farm1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Susannah Ellis, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Pembury, KentSusanna Ellis
Mary Ann Ward, F, Sister, married, age 38, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: visitorMary Ann Ward
Kate Edith Ward, F, Niece, age 5, born Peckham, Surrey; occupation: visitorKate Edith Ward
Alice Ward, F, Niece, age 1, born Tottenham, MiddlesexAlice Ward
Abigail Wheddell, F, single, age 15, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: domestic servantAbigail Wheddell
Samuel Patenden, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantSamuel Pattenden
Thomas Crane, M, single, age 18, born Brentford, Middlesex; occupation: farm servantThomas Crane

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Ticknor, M, Head, married, age 50, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Ticknor, farm labourerPalmers Cottage1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
Fanny Ticknor, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Frant, SussexFanny Ticknor
Mary Ann Ticknor, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: domestic servantMary Ann Ticknor
Alex Ticknor, M, Son, single, age 21, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlex Ticknor
Sarah Ticknor, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: domestic servantSarah Ticknor
Francis E S Ticknor, F, Daughter, age 13, born Frant, Kent; occupation: scholarFrancis E. S. Ticknor
Harriet Ticknor, F, Daughter, age 11, born Frant, Kent; occupation: scholarHarriet Ticknor
John Ticknor, M, Son, age 10, born Frant, Kent; occupation: scholarJohn Ticknor
George Ticknor, M, Son, age 8, born Frant, Kent; occupation: scholarGeorge Ticknor
Alfred Ticknor, M, Son, age 3, born Frant, Kent; occupation: scholarAlfred Ticknor
Emily L Ticknor, F, Granddaughter, age 4, born Frant, Kent; occupation: scholarEmily L. Ticknor
Henry R Ticknor, M, Grandson, age 1, born Frant, KentHenry R. Ticknor

c 1875Bells Yew Green North and Hawkenbury, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyPalmers Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusIsaac Rye, M, Head, married, age 27, born Hartfield; occupation CarterIsaac RyePalmers Cottages1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Elizabeth Harriett Rye, F, Wife, married, age 27, born WadhurstElizabeth Harriett Rye
Charity Ann Swift, F, Stepdaughter, age 10, born Lamberhurst; occupation ScholarCharity Ann Swift
Eliza Rye, F, Daughter, age 3, born HartfieldEliza Rye
Alfred Rye, M, Son, age 1, born HartfieldAlfred Rye

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry William Ellis, M, Head, married, age 37, born Horsted Keynes, employs 5 labourers and 4 boys; occupation: farmerHenry Ellis, farmerPalmers Farm1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
Susanna Ellis, F, Wife, married, age 39, born PemburySusanna Ellis
Eliza Ellis, F, Daughter, age 4, born FrantEliza Ellis
Haddei Ellis, F, Daughter, age 2, born FrantHaddei Ellis
Ann Palmer, F, Servant, age 14, born Frant; occupation General ServantAnn Palmer
Amos Pattenden, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Riverhall; occupation: carterAmos Pattenden
Henry Hillman, M, Servant, age 16, born Pembury; occupation: cowmanHenry Hillman

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