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c 1724Sheffield Bridge, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenSheffield Bridge

1st Sep 1787[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by John CarySheffield BridgeJohn Cary
John Cary, apprenticed to William Palmer in 1770, went into business in 1783 as a publisher of maps, plans and road-books. He was highly successful and is referred to as the founder of the modern English School of Cartography by H.G. Fordham

c 1795Sheffield Park, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamSheffield Bridge

c 1825Sheffield Park, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodSheffield Bridge

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Elphick, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Elphick, farm labourerSheffield Wharf1841 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Rebecca Elphick, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexRebecka Elphick
William Elphick, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexWilliam Elphick
Mary Elphick, F, [Daughter], age 11, born SussexMary Elphick
Richard Elphick, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexRichard Elphick
Thomas Elphick, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexThomas Elphick
Henry Elphick, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexHenry Elphick
Harriot Elphick, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexHarriot Elphick
Richard Ashdown, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard Ashdown, sawyer
Abraham Cornwall, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerAbraham Cornwall

6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Manners, M, Head, age 35 to 39; occupation: farm labourerHenry Manners, farm labourerSheffield Wharf1841 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Margaret Manners, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39Margaret Manners
Ann Manners, F, [Daughter], age 15Ann Manners
Ellen Manners, F, [Daughter], age 14, born SussexEllen Manners
Emma Manners, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexEmma Manners
Able Manners, M, [Son], age 8, born SussexAble Manners
Eliza Manners, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexEliza Manners
Dinah Manners, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexDianna Manners

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation: farm labourerHenry Manners, farm labourerSheffield Bridges1851 Census
Fletching, Sussex
DaughterDianna Manners
Lodger; occupation: scholarCaroline Elphick

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation SHEPHERDJohn PadghamSheffield Bridges1851 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Son; occupation SOLDIERThomas Padgham
Daughter; occupation GENERAL SERVANTHarriet Padgham
Son; occupation Farm labourerHenry Padgham

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation: pauperRebecka ElphickSheffield Bridges1851 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Son; occupation: farm labourerJames Elphick
Son; occupation: farm labourerRichard Elphick
Son; occupation: farm labourerThomas Elphick
Son; occupation: farm labourerHenry Elphick
Son; occupation: scholarAlfred Elphick
SonTrayton Elphick
SonGeorge Elphick

c 1875Sheffield Bridge, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveySheffield Bridges

1882Directory entrySheffield BridgesKelly's Directory
A station, called Sheffield Bridges, will shortly (1882) be opened on the branch line from East Grinstead to Lewes, in connection with the London, Brighton and South Coast railway, a portion of the line extending from East Grinstead to the main line

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