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1597Common landBalles GreeneBuckhurst Terrier
Comons: there is within the p'cincts thereof one parcel of wast ground called Hartfeild Grene, 5 acres and one parcel called Balles Greene, 1 acre

c 1597Hartfeild, Withyham, and Buckhurst Parck, The Manor of Buckhurst - c 1597Part of the maps produced in 1597 in the Buckhurst TerrierBalles Greene

c 1825Withyham, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodWalls Green

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: labourerThomas Parker, farm labourerBalls Green1838 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Wife; deceased 1837; belongs to Withyham ParishJane Parker
Daughter; belongs to Withyham ParishJane Parker
Son; belongs to Withyham ParishRichard Parker
Daughter; belongs to Withyham ParishEliza Cox [Parker]
Daughter; belongs to Withyham ParishAnne Parker

1838CensusHead, deceased 1838, belongs to Withyham Parish, occupation: labourerThomas BachelorBalls Green1838 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Wife, widowed, belongs to Withyham ParishJane Bachelor
Daughter, belongs to Withyham ParishEsther Bachelor
Daughter, belongs to Withyham ParishMary Bachelor
Daughter, belongs to Withyham ParishAnn Bachelor
Brother, belongs to Withyham ParishHenry Bachelor
Employed by Earl De La Warr

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: labourerGeorge CardBalls Green1838 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Employed by Abraham Hall of Duckings Farm
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishAnn Card [Akehurst]
Daughter; belongs to Withyham ParishSarah Brooks [Card]
Daughter; belongs to Withyham ParishAnn Mills [Card]
Son; belongs to Withyham ParishThomas Card, publican and coal merchant
Son; belongs to Withyham ParishWilliam Card, farm labourer
Wife's Aunt; belongs to Withyham ParishDame Friend

1838CensusHead, widowed, belongs to Withyham Parish, occupation: labourerJohn CookBalls Green1838 Census
Withyham, Sussex
SonMale Cook

1838CensusHead, belongs to Withyham Parish, occupation: labourerJames CookBalls Green1838 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Employed by John Turner of Summerford Farm
Wife, belongs to Withyham ParishJane Cook
The family have grown up and left WithyhamFamily Cook

1838CensusHead; widowed; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: labourerMary HewittBalls Green1838 Census
Withyham, Sussex
The family have all left WithyhamFamily Hewitt

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: labourerWilliam Gorringe, labourerBalls Green1838 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Employed by John Turner of Summerford Farm
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishSophia Gorringe [Miles]
Son; belongs to Withyham ParishJohn Gorringe
Daughter; belongs to Withyham ParishEllen Gorringe
Son; belongs to Withyham ParishGeorge Gorringe

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: labourerJohn Frost, farm labourerBalls Green1838 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Employed by John Turner of Summerford Farm
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishPhiladelphia Frost [Jenner]
Two children at homeJohn Frost
Two children at homeJane Frost

1838CensusHead; belongs to Rotherfield Parish; occupation: labourerWilliam Diggins, labourerBalls Green1838 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Employed by John Turner of Summerford Farm
Wife; belongs to Rotherfield ParishHarriett Diggins
2 children Diggins

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Card, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge CardBalls Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ann Card, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexAnn Card [Akehurst]
Sarah Card, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexSarah Brooks [Card]
Ann Card, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexAnn Mills [Card]
Thomas Card, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexThomas Card, publican and coal merchant
William Card, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexWilliam Card, farm labourer
Catherine Card, F, [Daughter], age 2, born SussexCatherine Sumner [Card]

6th Jun 1841CensusWalter Sturt, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerWalter SturtBalls Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ann Sturt, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexAnn Sturt

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Shoesmith, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation IndependentThomas ShoesmithBalls Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Louisa Shoesmith, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexLouisa Shoesmith

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Cork, M, Head, age 70 to 74, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Cork, farm labourerBalls Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Jane Cork, F, [Wife], age 60 to 64, born SussexJane Cork
James Cork, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born SussexJames Cork
Susan Cork, F, [Daughter-in-law], age 20 to 24, born SussexSusan Cork
Charlotte Cork, F, [Grand-daughter], age 5, born SussexCharlotte Cork
Harry Cork, M, [Grand-son], age 3, born SussexHarry Cork
Harriett Cork, F, [Grand-daughter], age 1, born SussexHarriett Cork
John Jinks, M, age 50 to 54, born SussexJohn Jinks

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Thorp, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerThomas ThorpBalls Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Anne Thorp, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexAnne Thorp
Ester Batchelor, F, age 10, born SussexEster Batchelor
Ann Batchelor, F, age 5, born SussexAnn Batchelor

6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Parker, F, Head, age 20 to 24, born SussexAnn ParkerBalls Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Elizabeth Parker, F, [Relation], age 15 to 19, born SussexElizabeth Parker

6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Earl, F, Head, age 70 to 74, born Sussex; occupation: independentSarah Earl, independentBalls Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
William Dodson, M, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation: independentWilliam Dodson
Mary Young, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantMary Young

6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Budgen, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard William Budgen, bricklayerBalls Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mary Budgen, F, [Wife], age 55 to 59, born SussexMary Ann Budgen [Gammon]
Elisha Budgen, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexElisha Budgen, bricklayer
John Gorringe, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Gorringe

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Frost, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Frost, farm labourerBalls Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Philedelphia Frost, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexPhiladelphia Frost [Jenner]
Jane Frost, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexJane Frost
Emma Frost, F, [Grand-daughter], age 5, born SussexEmma Bridgeland [Frost]

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Chewter, M, Head, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: shoe makerJames Chewter, shoe makerBalls Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Sophia Chewter, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexSophia Chewter [Tester]
Ann Chewter, F, [Daughter], age 4 months, born SussexAnn Chewter

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Frost, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Frost, farm labourerBalls Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ann Frost, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexAnn Frost [Dalton]
William Frost, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexAnn Frost
Ann Frost, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexWilliam Frost
James Frost, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexJames Frost
Margaret Frost, F, [Daughter], age 1 month, born SussexMargaretta Frost

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Carr, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJames Carr, labourerBalls Green1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mary Carr, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexMary Carr [Penfold]
Mary Carr, F, [Daughter], age 4 months, born SussexMary Carr

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm LabourerThomas Wilmshurst, farm labourerBalls Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Wilmshurst [Parker]
DaughterEllen Francis Wilmshurst

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: wheelwrightIsaac BottingBalls Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeFrances Botting
SonArthur Botting
VisitorLydia Salmons

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: shoe makerWilliam Pollington Hider, shoe makerBalls Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeCaroline Dibley [Hider] [Deacon]
DaughterCaroline Hider
Son; occupation: shoe makerGeorge Hider, farm labourer
SonThomas Pollington Hider, farm labourer
SonJames Hider, farm labourer
SonMatthew Pollington Hider, farm labourer
Lodger; widowed; occupation: farm labourerJohn Deacon, farm labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJohn Frost, farm labourerBalls Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifePhiladelphia Frost [Jenner]
DaughterJane Frost
Lodger; occupation: farm labourerEdward Adams, farm labourer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerThomas Parker, farm labourerBalls Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Grandson; occupation: farm labourerMargaret Parker
Grandson; occupation: farm labourerThomas Parker, gamekeeper

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowedLouesi GorringeBalls Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Son; occupation: scholarRobert Gorringe
SonThomas William Gorringe
DaughterLouesia Gorringe
Lodger; occupation: farm labourerHenry Box
Father; widowedThomas Shoesmith

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: road labourerHenry WellerBalls Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeMary Weler [Dray]
DaughterSarah Weler
Daughter; occupation: scholarFrances Weler
Daughter; occupation: scholarJane Weler

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerThomas Fry, farm labourerBalls Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeSuannah Mackellow [Fry] [Welfare]
DaughterMary Ann Fry
SonWilliam Fry, labourer
SonGeorge Fry, bricklayer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: farm labourerCharles Cottingham, farm labourerBalls Green1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeHannah Cottingham
Lodger, widowed, occupation: farm labourerSamuel Crittenden, farm labourer
Lodger's daughterMary Ann Crittenden
Lodger's sonGeorge Crittenden
Lodger's sonJohn Crittenden

c 1875Buckhurst, Balls Green, St Mary's & St Michael's, Hartfield & Withyham - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyBalls Green

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Muggridge, M, Head, married, age 27, born East Grinstead; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Muggridge, farm labourerBalls Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Emily Muggridge, F, Wife, married, age 27, born ArdinglyEmily Muggridge
Eli G. Muggridge, M, Son, age 1, born East GrinsteadEli G. Muggridge

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Coulstock, M, Head, married, age 54, born Chiddingstone, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Coulstick, farm labourerBalls Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Susan Coulstock, F, Wife, married, age 54, born CowdenSusan Coulstock

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Friend, M, Head, married, age 59, born Surrey; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Friend, farm labourerBalls Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Emily Friend, F, Wife, married, age 59, born HartfieldEmily Friend [Hyder] [Penfold]

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Atherall, M, Head, married, age 54, born Hartfield; occupation: farm labourerWilliam AtheralBalls Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Maria Atherall, F, Wife, married, age 53, born WithyhamMaria Atheral [Burridge]
Ellie Atherall, F, Daughter, age 7, born Withyham; occupation: scholarEllie Atheral

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Skelins, M, Head, married, age 57, born Kent; occupation Farm labourerStephen SkelinsBalls Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Elizabeth Skelins, F, Wife, married, age 60, born KentElizabeth Skelins
Jane Penfold, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Hawkhurst; occupation ServantJane Penfold

3rd Apr 1881CensusMatthew Hyder, M, Head, married, age 35, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourerMatthew Pollington Hider, farm labourerBalls Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Jane Hyder, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Horsted KeynesJane Hyder [Sherlock]
Thomas Hyder, M, Son, age 12, born Withyham; occupation: scholarMatthew Thomas Hyder
William Hyder, M, Son, age 10, born Withyham; occupation: scholarWilliam Hyder
Harriet Hyder, F, Daughter, age 8, born Withyham; occupation: scholarHarriet Hyder
Louie Hyder, F, Daughter, age 3, born WithyhamLottie Hyder
John Hyder, M, Nephew, age 14, born Withyham; occupation: gardenerJohn Hider

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Kingswood, M, Head, married, age 29, born East Grinstead; occupation: bricklayerJohn KingswoodBalls Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Emma Kingswood, F, Wife, married, age 24, born WithyhamEmma Kingswood [Smithers]
Mary A. Kingswood, F, Daughter, age 8, born Hartfield; occupation: scholarMary Anne Kingswood
Emma A. Kingswood, F, Daughter, age 2, born WithyhamEmma Alice Kingswood
Ada Kingswood, F, Daughter, age 2 m, born WithyhamAda Kingswood
David Carver, M, Boarder, single, age 19, born Ditchling, occupation: railway porterDavid Carver
George Lovekise, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Horsham; occupation: railway booking clerkGeorge Lovekiss

3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Avis, M, Head, widowed, age 56, born East Grinstead; occupation: retired farmerSarah AvisBalls Green1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Sarah Jn. Avis, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born WithyhamSarah Maria Goodwin [Avis]

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Chappell, M, Head, widowed, age 63, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Chappell, farm labourerBalls Green1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Emma Chappell, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Crowhurst, SurreyEmma Chappell
Henry Chappell, M, Grandson, single, age 3, born Cowden, KentHenry Chappell

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Hyder, M, Head, married, age 53, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Hider, farm labourerBalls Green1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mary A Hyder, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Fletching, SussexMary Ann Hider [Todman]
Alfred Hyder, M, Son, single, age 18, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Hider
Ada Box, F, Niece, single, age 9, born Southborough, Kent; occupation: scholarAda Box
Ernest Hyder, M, Nephew, single, age 8, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarErnest Hyder
Reuben Fry, M, Lodger, single, age 27, born Langton, Kent; occupation: farm labourerRuben Fry
William Dale, M, Lodger, single, age 27, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Dale

2nd Apr 1911CensusJane Hider, F, Head, married 44 years, age 69, born Danehill, SussexJane Hider2 Station Road, Balls Green1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Jane Hider, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: general servantJane Hider
Herbert Edward Cooper, M, Visitor, single, age 19, born Redhill, Surrey; occupation: railway porter, L.B. & S.C. RlyHerbert Edward Cooper

2nd Apr 1911CensusWilliam Bassett, M, Head, married, age 38, born Barcombe, Sussex; occupation: coachmanWilliam Bassett, coachmanBalls Green1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Ellen Bassett, F, Wife, married 13 years, age 35, born Hartfield, SussexEllen Bassett [Shoebridge]
Edith Laura Bassett, F, Daughter, age 13, born Southwick, SussexEdith Laura Bassett

2nd Apr 1911CensusHenry Akehurst, M, Head, married, age 66, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: carpenter and joinerHenry Akhurst, carpenterBalls Green, Station Road1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Eliza Akehurst, F, Wife, married 44 years, age 66, born Tunbridge Wells, KentEliza Akehurst
William Shore, M, Boarder, single, age 17, born Redhill, Surrey; occupation: railway porter, L.B. & S.C. RlyWilliam Shore

2nd Apr 1911CensusJames Joseph Akehurst, M, Head, married, age 37, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: carpenter and joinerJames Akehurst, carpenterBalls Green, Station Road1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Kate Akehurst, F, Wife, married 15 years, age 40, born East Grinstead, SussexKate Akehurst [Brown]
Mabel Lillian Akehurst, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Withyham, SussexMabel Lillian Akehurst
Frederick Henry Akehurst, M, Son, single, age 10, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: schoolFrederick Henry Akehurst
Albert Edward Akehurst, M, Son, single, age 8, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: schoolAlbert Edward Akehurst

2nd Apr 1911CensusSoloman Jenner, M, Head, married 42 years, age 62, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: labourer on farmSoloman Jenner, labourer on farmBalls Green, Station Rd1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Albert Jenner, M, Son, single, age 20, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: grocerAlbert Jenner
Walter Jones, M, Boarder, married, age 32, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: timber carterWalter Jones
Edward Harris, M, Boarder, single, age 25, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: timber carterEdward Harris

2nd Apr 1911CensusWilliam Bassett, M, Head, married, age 64, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Bassett, farm labourerBalls Green1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Harriett Bassett, F, Wife, married 38 years, age 63, born Hartfield, SussexHarriet Ester Baldwin
Ada Bassett, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: none (invalid sickly)Ada Bassett

2nd Apr 1911CensusSamuel Gammon, M, Head, married, age 59, born Nutley, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerSamuel Gammon, farm labourerBalls Green, Station Road1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Elvey Gammon, F, Wife, married 38 years, age 58, born Nutley, SussexElvey Gammon
Elizabeth Gammon, F, Sister, single, age 47, born Nutley, SussexElizabeth Gammon
Emily Gammon, F, [Sister's] Daughter, age 12, born Eridge, SussexEmily Gammon

2nd Apr 1911CensusWilliam George Hodge, M, Head, married, age 23, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam George Hodge, farm labourerBalls Green1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Harriett Hodge, F, Wife, married 3 years, age 23, born Withyham, SussexHarriett Hodge
John Walter Hodge, M, Son, age 2, born Withyham, SussexJohn Walter Hodge
Lilian Eliza Hodge, F, Daughter, age 1, born Withyham, SussexLilian Eliza Hodge

2nd Apr 1911CensusWilliam Potts, M, Head, married, age 62, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: cowman on farmWilliam Potts, cowman on farmBalls Green1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Harriett Potts, F, Wife, married 17 years, age 52, born Withyham, SussexHarriett Potts
Harry Potts, M, Son, single, age 16, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: cowboy on farmHarry Potts
Annie Potts, F, Daughter, age 13, born Withyham, SussexAnnie Potts
Tom Potts, M, Son, age 8, born Withyham, SussexTom Potts

2nd Apr 1911CensusGeorge Joad, M, Head, married, age 40, born Ickham, Kent; occupation: head teacher elementaryGeorge Joad, head teacher elementaryWithyham1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Lucy Joad, F, Wife, married 13 years, age 41, born Brixton, London; occupation: assistant teacher elementaryLucy Joad

2nd Apr 1911CensusThomas Denton, M, Head, married, age 49, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: groom and stock manThomas Denton, groom and stock manWithyham1911 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Amelia Denton, F, Wife, married 29 years, age 46, born Lingfield, SurreyAmelia Denton
Ernest Percy Denton, M, Son, age 8, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: schoolErnest Percy Denton

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