The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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1750SussexSussex by Thomas KitchinForrest RowThomas Kitchin
Thomas Kitchin, an engraver and publisher from c.1738 to 1776, held the appointment of Hydrographer to the King. His output was prolific. He engraved the maps of the British and French dominions in North America by John Mitchell (1755), which was used at the peace coucil at the end of the revolutionary war. In his later years he worked with his son (hence senior after his name in the c.1755 edition of the Small English Atlas). He died in 1784.

1st Sep 1787[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by John CaryForest RowJohn 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 1795Forest Row, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamForest Row

1808[North] Sussex[North] Sussex by G.Cole and engraved by J.RoperForest RowG. Cole
The British atlas; comprising a series of county maps…intended to illustrate and accompany 'The beauties of England and Wales' published 1808.

6th Jun 1841CensusForest Row1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
All that part of the Parish of East Grinstead which lies to the North of the turnpike road from Wytch Cross to Forest Row bridges, bounded on the West by the river Medway and bounded by the Parishes of Maresfield and Hartfield.
Enumerator: James Brooker

6th Jun 1841CensusForest Row1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
All that part of the Parish of East Grinstead which lies between the road from East Grinstead to Lagsheath and Twyford Lodge and the road leading from Wytch Cross to East Grinstead turnpike gate, bounded by the Parish of Horsted Keynes and Maresfield, Brockhurst House and Cottages are included in this district.
Enumerator: Joseph Simmons

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Taylor, M, Head, married, age 31, born Hastings, employs 1 boy; occupation: baker's confectionerSamuel Taylor, baker's confectionerBakers Shop1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Sarah Ann Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 27, born SurreySarah Ann Taylor [Simpson]
Florence Jane Taylor, F, Daughter, age 3, born HastingsFlorence Jane Taylor
Herbert Robert Taylor, M, Son, age 2, born East GrinsteadHerbert Robert Taylor
Eva Ethel Taylor, F, Daughter, age 5 m, born East GrinsteadEva Ethel Taylor
Charlotte Bouis, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Ticehurst, occupation: servantCharlotte Bouis
John Huggett, M, Servant, single, age 15, born East Grinstead; occupation: baker's boyJohn Huggett

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Walker, M, Head, married, age 41, born London; occupation UpholstererWilliam WalkerUpholsterers Shop1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Elizabeth Walker, F, Wife, married, age 42, born BerkshireElizabeth Walker
William Walker, M, Son, age 10, born London; occupation ScholarWilliam Walker
Edith Walker, F, Daughter, age 8, born London; occupation ScholarEdith Walker
John Charles Walker, M, Son, age 6, born London; occupation ScholarJohn Charles Walker
Maude Walker, F, Daughter, age 3, born LondonMaude Walker
Lillian Walker, F, Daughter, age 1, born East GrinsteadLillian Walker

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Newberry, M, Head, married, age 33, born Bletchingly, Surrey; occupation PainterThomas NewberryWolrius Lane1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Mary Newberry, F, Wife, married, age 32, born BedfordshireMary Newberry
Lettia Newberry, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Forest RowLettia Newberry
George T. Newberry, M, Son, single, age 1, born Forest RowGeorge T. Newberry

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Heasman, M, Head, married, age 24, born Hartfield; occupation: labourerWilliam Heasman, labourerWolwins Lane1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Eliza Heasman, F, Wife, married, age 22, born HartfieldEliza Heasman [Young]

3rd Apr 1881CensusCaleb Botting, M, Head, single, age 45, born Croydon, Surrey, occupation: trampCaleb Botting, trampCockham Hill1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusForest Row1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
The Southern part of East Grinstead Parish that includes the western part of Forest Row, Brambletye, Kidbrook, Mudbrook, Priory, Hospital Farm, Hollybush Farm, Frame Post, The Hermitage, Brockhurst and Horseshoe Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusForest Row1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
The Southern part of East Grinstead Parish that includes Forest Row Village, Forest Row Green and Quay Brook Common

3rd Apr 1881CensusForest Row1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
The Southern part of East Grinstead Parish that includes Ashdown Forest near Forest Row, Highgate, Stone Quarry House and Witch Cross Inn

c 1899Forest Row and Brambletye House, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyForest Row

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