The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1928Rotherfield - The Story of some Wealden Manors by Catharine Pulleinp. 12; p. 279; p. 427

Historical records

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

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Wickenden, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation FarmerWilliam WickendenMead1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Wickenden, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexMary Wickenden [Goodman]
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Wickenden, F, [Daughter], age 15, born SussexMary Ann Dadswell [Wickenden]
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Wickenden, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexWilliam Wickenden
6th Jun 1841CensusFrances Wickenden, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexFrances Luck [Wickenden]
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriett Wickenden, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexHarriett Fairbrother [Wickenden]
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Wickenden, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexElizabeth Fairbrother [Wickenden]
6th Jun 1841CensusJane Wickenden, F, [Daughter], age 2, born SussexJane Grinham [Wickenden]
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Smith, F, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation ServantSarah Smith
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Mankellow, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation ServantSarah Mankellow
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Lockyer, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Lockyer

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 3 people; occupation FarmerWilliam WickendenMead Farm1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeMary Wickenden [Goodman]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterFrances Luck [Wickenden]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterHarriett Fairbrother [Wickenden]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterElizabeth Fairbrother [Wickenden]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterJane Grinham [Wickenden]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterEmma Joslin [Wickenden]
30th Mar 1851CensusSister-in-law; occupation House ProprietorSarah Smith
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerJohn Avery

7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Wickenden, M, Head, married, age 56, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: farmer of 63 acres employing 2 men and 1 boyWilliam Wickenden, farmerMead Farm1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Wickenden, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Frant, SussexMary Wickenden
7th Apr 1861CensusEmma Wickenden, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterEmma Wickenden
7th Apr 1861CensusAmos Killick, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carterAmos Killick

1867Directory entryLedger David, farmer, MeadMeadPost Office Directory

2nd Apr 1871CensusIsaac Ledger, M, Head, single, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 70 acres employing 2 labourersIsaac Ledger, farmerMeads1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusPhilidelphia Ledger, F, Mother, widowed, age 57, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's widowPhilidelphia Ledger
2nd Apr 1871CensusCaroline Ledger, F, Sister, single, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general servantCaroline Ledger
2nd Apr 1871CensusDavid Ledger, M, Brother, single, age 36, born Rotherfield, Sussex; handicap: idiotDavid Ledger
2nd Apr 1871CensusIsaac Verrall, M, Uncle, widowed, age 66, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: retired publicanIsaac Verrall
2nd Apr 1871CensusEllen Smith, F, Visitor, single, age 24, born Maresfield, SussexEllen Smith
2nd Apr 1871CensusAlfred Godley, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servantAlfred Godley
2nd Apr 1871CensusRobert Hope, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm servantRobert Hope

1874Directory entryLedger Isaac, farmer, MeadMeadPost Office Directory

c 1875Danegate, Redgate & Blackthorn Hill, North of Rotherfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyMead Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusSamuel Cornford, M, Head, married, age 40, born Mayfield, occupation: farmerSamuel Cornford, farmerMead Farm1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Cornford, F, Wife, married, age 44, born RotherfieldSarah Cornford [Smith]
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick Cornford, M, Son, single, age 20, born Rotherfield, occupation: blacksmith journeymanFrederick Cornford
3rd Apr 1881CensusRuth Cornford, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born RotherfieldRuth Cornford
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Cornford, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, occupation: farm labourerCharles Cornford
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Cornford, M, Son, age 14, born Rotherfield, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Cornford
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Ann Cornford, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield, occupation: scholarSarah Ann Cornford
3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny Cornford, F, Daughter, age 7, born Rotherfield, occupation: scholarFanny Taylor [Cornford]
3rd Apr 1881CensusAmos Cornford, M, Son, age 4, born RotherfieldAmos Cornford
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Cornford, F, Daughter, age 2, born RotherfieldJane Cornford

1882Directory entryCornford Samuel, farmer, MeadMeadKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusSamuel Cornford, M, Head, married, age 50, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmerSamuel Cornford, farmerMead Farm1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusSarah Cornford, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, SussexSarah Cornford [Smith]
5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Cornford, M, Son, single, age 24, born Rotherfield, SussexWilliam Cornford
5th Apr 1891CensusFanny Cornford, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, SussexFanny Taylor [Cornford]
5th Apr 1891CensusAmos Cornford, M, Son, age 14, born Rotherfield, SussexAmos Cornford
5th Apr 1891CensusJanie Cornford, F, Daughter, age 12, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarJane Cornford

c 1899Redgate Mill & Blackdon Hill, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyMead Farm

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