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Downash      Hailsham  

Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1901The History of the Parish of Hailsham, The Abbey of Otham and the Priory of Michelham by L.F. Salzmann ⇒ p. 67

Places in Downash
Downash Farm
Honeycrocks
Historical records

30th Mar 1851CensusNathaniel Seymour, bailiff, M, Head, married, age 45, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: bailiff, for Mr Moses Filder, Eastbourne, 120 acres of marsh land employing no handsNathaniel Seymour, bailiffDownash1851 Census
Hailsham, Sussex
Mary Seymour, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Ewhurst, SussexMary Seymour
Thomas Seymour, M, Son, single, age 21, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Seymour
William Seymour, M, Son, single, age 18, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Seymour
James Seymour, M, Son, single, age 12, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Seymour
Eliza Seymour, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: scholarEliza Seymour

30th Mar 1851CensusWilliam Page, farm labourer, M, Head, married, age 61, born Ninfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Page, farm labourerDownash Cottage1851 Census
Hailsham, Sussex
Sarah Page, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Ashburnham, SussexSarah Page

3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Shelley, M, Head, married, age 57, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: twine makerDavid Shelley, twine makerDownash1881 Census
Hailsham, Sussex
Frances Shelley, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Hailsham, SussexFrances Shelley
Frances S. Shelley, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: twine winderFrances S. Shelley
Stephen W. Shelley, M, Son, single, age 26, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: twine makerStephen W. Shelley
Rhoda Shelley, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: charwomanRhoda Shelley
Stephen T. Shelley, M, Grandson, age 6, born Hailsham, SussexStephen T. Shelley
Frederick C. Gasson, M, Nephew, single, age 20, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerFrederick C. Gasson

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Saunders, M, Head, married, age 39, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Saunders, farm labourerDownash1881 Census
Hailsham, Sussex
Caroline Saunders, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Hellingly, SussexCaroline Saunders
William Saunders, M, Son, single, age 15, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Saunders
Henry Saunders, M, Son, single, age 13, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Saunders
Clara Saunders, F, Daughter, age 11, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: scholarClara Saunders
Kate Saunders, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: scholarKate Saunders
Edmund Saunders, M, Son, age 7, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdmund Saunders
Sarah J. Saunders, F, Daughter, age 5, born Hellingly, SussexSarah J. Saunders
Charles Saunders, M, Son, age 3, born Hailsham, SussexCharles Saunders
Edith Saunders, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hailsham, SussexEdith Saunders

3rd Apr 1881CensusDaniel Simmonds, M, Head, married, age 70, born Ashington, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerDaniel Simmonds, farm labourerDownash1881 Census
Hailsham, Sussex
Elvia Simmonds, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Goring, Sussex; handicap: deafElvia Simmonds
William Simmonds, M, Son, single, age 37, born Ashington, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Simmonds

3rd Apr 1881CensusNathanial Seymour, M, Head, married, age 47, born Buxstead, Sussex; occupation: general labourerNathanial Seymour, general labourerDownash1881 Census
Hailsham, Sussex
Mercy Seymour, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Hailsham, SussexMercy Seymour
George Seymour, M, Son, age 12, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Seymour
Edith Seymour, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdith Seymour
Jonathan Seymour, M, Son, age 7, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: scholarJonathan Seymour
David Seymour, M, Son, age 7, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: scholarDavid Seymour
Percival E. Seymour, M, Son, age 4, born Hailsham, SussexPercival E. Seymour

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