The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1931Wealden Iron by Ernest Straker ⇒ p. 400

Historical records

c 1724Fletching and Maresfield, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenMaresfield Forge

c 1795Fletching and Marefield, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamMaresfield Mill

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Dray, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: millerThomas Johnson Dray, millerMill House1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMaria Dray, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexMaria Dray [Hill]

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Hill, M, Head, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: miller journeymanJohn HillMill House1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMaria Hill, F, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation: bakerMaria Hill
6th Jun 1841CensusEllen Hill, F, age 25 to 29, born SussexEllen Hill
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriet Hill, F, age 20 to 24, born SussexHarriet Hill
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Hill, F, age 15 to 19, born SussexSarah Hill
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Hill, F, age 13, born SussexMary Hill

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: flour mills foremanJohn Hill, flour mills foremanMill House1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: flour mills foremanJohn Hill, flour mills foremanMill House1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusSisterEllen Hill

20th Oct 1855DeathCause of death: Burns from explosion at the Powder MillAlfred HobbsMaresfield Powder MillColin Hobbs' records

1860BirthAlfred HobbsMaresfield Powder MillColin Hobbs' records

1861BirthMary Jane Holden [Hobbs]Maresfield Powder MillColin Hobbs' records

1863BirthEliza HobbsMaresfield Powder MillColin Hobbs' records

1865BirthJames William HobbsMaresfield Powder MillColin Hobbs' records
1866BirthAlbert Hobbs

1867Directory entryHill John, miller, Maresfield water & steam millsMaresfield water & steam millsPost Office Directory
1868BirthThomas Hobbs
1870BirthDavid James Hobbs

1874Directory entryHill John, miller, Maresfield water & steam millsMaresfield water & steam millsPost Office Directory

c 1875Ringles Cross, Budlett's Common & Coopers Green, South of Maresfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyMaresfield Mill

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge King, M, Head, married, age 66, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourerGeorge King, farm labourerPowder Mill1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn King, F, Wife, married, age 61, born FramfieldAnne King
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge J. Kenward, M, Grandson, age 11, born Uckfield; occupation: scholarGeorge J. Kenward
3rd Apr 1881CensusConstance A.H. King, F, Granddaughter, age 6, born Tonbridge; occupation: scholarConstance A.H. King

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Geall, M, Head, married, age 50, born Ripe; occupation: farm labourerEdward Geall, farm labourerPowder Mill1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriett Geall, F, Wife, married, age 48, born East ChiltingtonHarriett Geall
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Geall, M, Son, single, age 24, born East Chiltington; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Geall
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Geall, F, Daughter, age 13, born Ripe; occupation: domestic servantAnn Geall
3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn U. Geall, M, Son, age 10, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarJohn U. Geall
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Geall, F, Daughter, age 7, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarElizabeth Geall

3rd Apr 1881CensusJoseph Mockford, M, Head, married, age 33, born Brighton; occupation Sugar BailerJoseph MockfordMill Cottage1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusJemima Mockford, F, Wife, married, age 34, born MiddlesexJemima Mockford
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnnie M. Mockford, F, Daughter, age 9, born Brighton; occupation ScholarAnnie M. Mockford
3rd Apr 1881CensusEdith Mockford, F, Daughter, age 5, born Brighton; occupation ScholarEdith Mockford
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert E. Mockford, M, Son, age 4, born Brighton; occupation ScholarAlbert E. Mockford
3rd Apr 1881CensusBertha Mockford, F, Daughter, age 1, born UckfieldBertha Mockford

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Hill, M, Head, single, age 64, born Ringmer, employs 4 men and 2 boys; occupation: farmerJohn Hill, flour mills foremanMill House1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary A. Hill, F, Niece, single, age 26, born Buxted; occupation: housekeeperMary Ann Hill
3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Hill, M, Nephew, single, age 18, born Buxted; occupation: grocer's assistantJohn Hill

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