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c 1724Argos Hill, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenSkipers Hill

1790AddressJohn Fry, gentlemanSkippers HillPullein's Rotherfield

c 1795Five Ashes, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamSkippers Hill

c 1825Five Ashes, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodSkippers Hill

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Fry, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation: yeomanJohn Fry, farmerSkippershill1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Elizabeth Fry, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexElizabeth Fry [Usherwood]
Martha Fry, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexMartha Hannah Hughes [Fry]
William Springett, M, age 40 to 44, born Kent; occupation IndependentWilliam Springett
William Packham, M, age 17, born Sussex; occupation: servantWilliam Packham
Louisa Gasson, F, age 19, born Sussex; occupation: servantLouisa Gasson

1851Fry, Mrs.Elizabeth Fry [Usherwood]Skippers HillPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed; occupation: landed proprietorElizabeth Fry [Usherwood]Skippers Hill Home1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Daughter; occupation: landed proprietorMartha Hannah Hughes [Fry]
Servant; occupation: general servantAnn Maynard
Sister; occupation Landed ProprietorMary R. Usherwood
Servant; occupation: groomRichard Maynard

7th Apr 1861CensusElizabeth Fry, F, Head, widowed, age 72, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: landownerElizabeth Fry [Usherwood]Skipper Hill1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Martha Hannah Hughes, F, Daughter, married, age 45, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: barrister's wifeMartha Hannah Hughes [Fry]
Elizabeth M F Hughes, F, Granddaughter, age 3, born Mayfield, SussexElizabeth Mary Fry Hughes
John F S Hughes, M, Grandson, age 1, born Mayfield, SussexJohn Fry Samuel Hughes
Samuel Hughes, M, Son-in-law, married, age 50, born Kentish Town, Middlesex; occupation: barrister not in practiceSamuel Hughes, barrister
Mary Barnes Usherwood, F, Sister, single, age 61, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: landownerMary Barnes Usherwood
Sarah Callow, F, Servant, single, age 49, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantSarah Callow
Naomi Reeves, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantNaomi Reeves
Richard Maynard, M, Servant, widowed, age 61, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantRichard Maynard

1867Directory entryHughes Samuel, esq., Skipper's hillSkipper's hillPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Reeves, M, Head, married, age 32, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Reeves, farm labourerSkippers Hill1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Sarah Reeves, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Mayfield, SussexSarah Reeves
George Reeves, M, Son, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Reeves

2nd Apr 1871CensusSamuel Hughes, M, Head, married, age 68, born St Pancras, Middlesex; occupation: barrister not in praactice and landownerSamuel Hughes, barristerSkippers Hill1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Martha H Hughes, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Mayfield, SussexMartha Hannah Hughes [Fry]
Elizabeth M F Hughes, F, Daughter, age 12, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Mary Fry Hughes
John F S Hughes, M, Son, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJohn Fry Samuel Hughes
Mary B Usherwood, F, Aunt, single, age 70, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: annuitantMary B. Usherwood
Margaret Dent, F, Governess, single, age 58, born St Pancras, Middlesex; occupation: resident governessMargaret Dent
Mary Ann Edwards, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: cook and domestic servantMary Anne Baker [Edwards]
Mary Adams, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: housemaid and domestic servantMary Adams

1874Directory entryHughes Saml., Skipper's hill, Five AshesSkipper's hill, Five AshesPost Office Directory

c 1875Five Ashes, South West of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveySkippers Hill

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Hughes, M, Head, widowed, age 78, born Middlesex; occupation BarristerSamuel Hughes, barristerSkippers Hill1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
John Fry Samuel Hughes, M, Son, single, age 21, born Mayfield; occupation: undergraduate pembrokeJohn Fry Samuel Hughes
Eliz. Mary Fry Hughes, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born MayfieldElizabeth Mary Fry Hughes
Mary Barnes Usherwood, F, Aunt, single, age 81, born WadhurstMary Barnes Usherwood
Frances Parks, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Mayfield; occupation CookFrances Parks
Hannah Hobden, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Heathfield; occupation: housemaidHannah Hobden

1882Directory entryHughes Samuel, Skipper's hillSkipper's hillKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Hughes, M, Head, single, age 31, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: living on own meansJohn Fry Samuel HughesSkippers Hill1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Venus Jarvis, F, Servant, widowed, age 33, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantVenus Jarvis
Emma Gladwell, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Felsham, Suffolk; occupation: housemaidEmma Gladwell
Sarah Callow, F, Visitor, single, age 79, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: living on own meansSarah Callow

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