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6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Gosling, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation: gloverWilliam Gosling, gloverFir Grove1841 Census
Waldron, Sussex
Mary Gosling, F, [Wife], age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: servantMary Gosling
William Woodhams, M, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation Glover journeymanWilliam Woodhams
Thomas Delves, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantThomas Delves

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Jenner, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: higglerJohn Jenner, higgler, farmer, grocer and subpostmasterFirr Grove1841 Census
Waldron, Sussex
Harriott Jenner, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexHarriett Jenner [Cornwall]
Traiton Jenner, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexTrayton Henry Jenner [Cornwell], labourer
Sarah Jenner, F, [Daughter], age 8 months, born SussexSarah Jenner

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 4 people; occupation: gloverWilliam Gosling, gloverFir Grove1851 Census
Waldron, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Ruth Gosling [Waters]
WifeMary Gosling
Daughter; occupation: employed in shopGertrude Gosling
Daughter; occupation: draper's assistantJane Gosling
Daughter; occupation: scholarEmma Gosling
Son; occupation: scholarPeter Gosling
DaughterMary Gosling
SonJoseph Gosling
DaughterElizabeth Julia Faulkner [Gosling]
DaughterMartha Gosling
DaughterClara Gosling
Niece; occupation: governessFanny Gosling
Niece; occupation: draperEliza Gosling
Servant; occupation: glover journeymanJohn Evans

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJesse Midmore, farmerFir Cottage1851 Census
Waldron, Sussex
WifeAnn Midmore
Daughter; occupation: scholarMary A. Midmore
Son; occupation: scholarAlfred Midmore
Daughter; occupation: nurseEster Midmore
Daughter; occupation: employed at homeEllen Midmore

1867Directory entryCordrey Mrs., Fir groveFir grovePost Office Directory

1867Directory entryCordrey William, farmer, Fir groveFir grovePost Office Directory

1874Directory entryThorn Thomas, farmer, Fir groveFir grovePost Office Directory

c 1875Cross-in-Hand, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyFirgrove

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Oliver, M, Head, married, age 37, born Heathfield; occupation Roadman and Collector Of Highway RatesGeorge William Oliver1 Firgrove Cottage1881 Census
Waldron, Sussex
Mary Oliver, F, Wife, married, age 27, born WaldronMary Oliver
Ann Oliver, F, Daughter, age 8, born Waldron; occupation ScholarAnn Oliver
Charlotte Oliver, F, Daughter, age 6, born Waldron; occupation ScholarCharlotte Oliver
Caroline Oliver, F, Daughter, age 4, born WaldronCaroline Oliver

3rd Apr 1881CensusLuke Winter, M, Head, married, age 55, born Mayfield; occupation Garden labourerLuke Winter2 Firgrove Cottage1881 Census
Waldron, Sussex
Ann Winter, F, Wife, married, age 43, born WaldronAnn Winter
William J. Winter, M, Son, single, age 20, born Framfield; occupation Garden labourerWilliam J. Winter
Luke Winter, M, Son, single, age 18, born Framfield; occupation Farm labourerLuke Winter
Ann Winter, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Waldron; occupation Domestic servantAnn Winter
Alice Winter, F, Daughter, age 10, born Waldron; occupation ScholarAlice Winter
Hannah Winter, F, Daughter, age 8, born Waldron; occupation ScholarHannah Winter
John Winter, M, Son, age 1, born WaldronJohn Winter
Elizabeth Tester, F, Lodger, widowed, age 71, born Mayfield; occupation: annuitantElizabeth Tester
Sarah Parks, F, Lodger, single, age 17, born WaldronSarah Parks

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Homewood, M, Head, widowed, age 62, born Hailsham; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Holmwood, farm labourerFirgrove Cottage1881 Census
Waldron, Sussex
Eliza Homewood, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Framfield; occupation: housekeeperEliza Holmwood
George Homewood, M, Son, age 12, born Framfield; occupation: scholarGeorge Homewood
Edward Homewood, M, Son, age 10, born Framfield; occupation: scholarEdward James Homewood

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Ashdown, M, Head, married, age 52, born Buxted; occupation: carpenter journeymanThomas Ashdown, carpenter1 Firgrove Cottage1881 Census
Waldron, Sussex
Elizabeth Ashdown, F, Wife, married, age 40, born BuxtedElizabeth Ashdown [Parker]
Thomas Ashdown, M, Son, single, age 17, born Mayfield; occupation: carpenter journeymanThomas Ashdown
Henry P. Ashdown, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarHenry Parker Ashdown
Ada Ashdown, F, Daughter, age 8, born Framfield; occupation: scholarAda Ashdown
Harriett Ashdown, F, Daughter, age 6, born Framfield; occupation: scholarHarriett Ashdown
Joseph Ashdown, M, Son, age 9 m, born WaldronJoseph Ashdown

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen W.B. Simmons, M, Head, married, age 28, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourerStephen W.B. Simmons2 Firgrove Cottage1881 Census
Waldron, Sussex
Mary Simmons, F, Wife, married, age 34, born FramfieldMary Simmons
Susan M. Simmons, F, Daughter, age 4 m, born WaldronSusan M. Simmons

3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma C. Hoare, F, Wife (Head), married, age 24, born DevonEmma C. Hoare2 Firgrove Farm1881 Census
Waldron, Sussex
George H. Hoare, M, Son, age 5, born Dorset; occupation: scholarGeorge H. Hoare
William Hoare, M, Son, age 1, born DevonWilliam Hoare

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Stevenson, M, Head, married, age 65, born Waldron; occupation: farmerStephen Stephenson, farm labourerFirs Cottage Farm1881 Census
Waldron, Sussex
Ann Stevenson, F, Wife, married, age 68, born WaldronAnn Stephenson
Thomas Evenden, M, Lodger, single, age 24, born Framfield; occupation: farm labourerThomas Evenden

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Woodgate, M, Head, married, age 24, born Waldron; occupation Railway platelayerWilliam WoodgateFirs Cottage Farm1881 Census
Waldron, Sussex
Fanny Woodgate, F, Wife, married, age 20, born WaldronFanny Woodgate
Martha R. Woodgate, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born WaldronMartha R. Woodgate

1882Directory entryThompson Henry, farmer & higgler, Fir groveFir groveKelly's Directory

1882Directory entryVine James, farmer, Fir groveFir groveKelly's Directory

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