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30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 8 people; occupation NurserymanJames MitchellPilt Down Nursery1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeAnne Mitchell
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation ScholarJames Mitchell
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation ScholarJohn Mitchell
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation ScholarLouisa Mitchell
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMaria Mitchell
30th Mar 1851CensusSonFrederick Mitchell
30th Mar 1851CensusFather, widowed; occupation House and land proprietorJames Mitchell
30th Mar 1851CensusSister; occupation VisitorMary Mitchell
30th Mar 1851CensusBrother; occupation GardenerJohn Mitchell

1867Directory entryMitchell James, nurseryman & florist, Piltdown nurseryPiltdown nurseryPost Office Directory
Mr. Mitchell is celebrated for all the new and choiciest roses, and for the finest specimens of Araucaria imbricata in England; all the choicest Conifers are here to be found in free and healthy growth.

1874Directory entryMitchell James & Sons, nurserymen & florists, Piltdown nurseryPiltdown nurseryPost Office Directory
Mr. James Mitchell and Sons, at Piltdown : Mr. Mitchell is celebrated for all the new and choicest roses, and for the finest specimens of Araucaria imbricata in England, of which there is a fine avenue; all the choicest conifers are here to be found in free and healthy growth.

c 1875Piltdown, South West of Maresfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyPiltdown Nursery

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick Mitchell, M, Head, single, age 30, born Maresfield; occupation NurserymanFrederick MitchellPiltdown Nursery1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusLouisa Mitchell, F, Sister, single, age 35, born Maresfield; occupation HousekeeperLouisa Mitchell
3rd Apr 1881CensusMaria Mitchell, F, Sister, single, age 33, born Maresfield; occupation Nurseryman's AssistantMaria Mitchell
3rd Apr 1881CensusLouisa Avis, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Fletching; occupation: domestic servantLouisa Avis
3rd Apr 1881CensusLucy Avis, F, Visitor, age 12, born FletchingLucy Jane Avis

1882Directory entryMitchell James & Sons, nurserymen, seedsmen & florists, Piltdown nurseryPiltdown nurseryKelly's Directory
At Piltdown are those of Messrs. James Mitchell and Sons : Messrs. Mitchell are also in high repute for all the new and choicest roses and for their specimens of Araucaria Imbricata, of which there is a fine avenue ; all the choicest conifers are to be found here in free and healthy growth.

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