The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Old Farm [a.k.a. Prowdes]      Withyham  
Historical records

c 1597Blackham Court, Hale Land, Ham House and Prowdes, The Manor of Blackham - c 1597Part of the maps produced in 1597 in the Buckhurst TerrierProwdes

c 1795Withyham, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamOld House

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: labourerFrederick Divall, farm labourerOld Farm1838 Census
Groombridge, Sussex
Employed by John Parris of Ham Court Farm
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishPhiladelphia Divall [Weston]
Elizabeth Divall
Harriett Divall
George Divall, farm labourer
William Divall
John Divall
Henry Divall
Frederick Divall, fish dealer
Francis Divall, carpenter
Jesse Divall

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: labourerThomas Groves, farm labourerOld Farm1838 Census
Groombridge, Sussex
Sells oranges and nuts, etc, and also has a small relief from the Parish
Wife; belongs to Withyham ParishJane Groves
Jane Groves

1838CensusHead; belongs to Withyham Parish; occupation: carterJames Tasker, carterOld Farm1838 Census
Groombridge, Sussex
Employed by John Parris of Ham Court Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusFrederick Dival, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerFrederick Divall, farm labourerOld Farm1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Philadelphia Dival, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexPhiladelphia Divall [Weston]
Harriet Dival, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexHarriett Divall
Henry Dival, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexHenry Divall
Jesse Dival, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexJesse Divall

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Groves, M, Head, age 70 to 74, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Groves, farm labourerOld Farm1841 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Jane Groves, F, [Wife], age 65 to 69, born SussexJane Groves
Jane Groves, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexJane Groves

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJames Tasker, farm labourerOld Farm1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeMary Tasker
SonCharles Tasker
Son; occupation: scholarGeorge Tasker

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerMark Weller, farm labourerOld Farm1851 Census
Withyham, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Weller
Son; occupation: scholarJames Weller
Son; occupation: scholarMark Weller
Son; occupation: scholarReuben Weller, gardener
SonHenry Weller, carpenter
SonIsaac Weller

c 1875Blackham Court, Hale Farm, Ham Farm and Old Farm, North East of Withyham - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyOld Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Turner, M, Head, married, age 47, born Withyham, handicap: deaf; occupation: farm labourerThomas Turner, farm labourerOld Farm1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Eliza Turner, F, Wife, married, age 37, born WithyhamEliza Turner [Atherall]
Sarah Turner, F, Daughter, age 12, born Withyham; occupation: scholarSarah Turner
George Thos Turner, M, Son, age 10, born Withyham; occupation: scholarGeorge Thomas Turner
Charles Turner, M, Son, age 7, born Withyham; occupation: scholarCharles Turner, groom
William James Turner, M, Son, age 2 m, born WithyhamWilliam James Turner

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Hall, M, Head, married, age 32, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourerJohn Hall, farm labourerOld Farm1881 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mary Hall, F, Wife, married, age 33, born WithyhamMary Ann Hall [Box]
John Hall, M, Son, age 11, born Withyham; occupation: scholarJohn Hall
Fred Hall, M, Son, age 9, born Withyham; occupation: scholarFrederick Hall
William Hall, M, Son, age 5, born Withyham; occupation: scholarWilliam Hall
Albert E. Hall, M, Son, age 2, born WithyhamAlbert Edward Hall

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Hall, M, Head, married, age 48, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Hall, farm labourerOld Farm1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Mary Hall, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Withyham, SussexMary Ann Hall [Box]
Fred Hall, M, Son, single, age 19, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourerFrederick Hall
William Hall, M, Son, age 15, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Hall
Albert Hall, M, Son, age 12, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlbert Edward Hall
Lily Hall, F, Daughter, age 9, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdith Lily Roberts [Hall]
Frank Hall, M, Son, age 7, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarArthur Frank Hall
Ada M Hall, F, Daughter, age 5, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholarAda Maud Murrells [Hall]
George Hall, M, Son, age 3, born Withyham, SussexGeorge Hall
May Hall, F, Daughter, age 11 months, born Withyham, SussexRutna May Hall

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Turner, M, Head, married, age 57, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Turner, farm labourerOld Farm1891 Census
Withyham, Sussex
Eliza Turner, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Withyham, SussexEliza Turner [Atherall]
Sarah Turner, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Withyham, SussexSarah Turner
Charles Turner, M, Son, single, age 17, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm servantCharles Turner, groom

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