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6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Morris, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: shoe makerWilliam Morris, master cordwainerSchool House1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusJane Morris, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexJane Morriss [Fitness]
6th Jun 1841CensusAaron Morris, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexAaron Morris, nursery labourer
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Warner, M, age 5William Warner

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation School mistressSarah NewnhamNational School1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed, occupation: gardenerThomas Cornwall, gardenerNational School1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusSister, occupation: housekeeperMartha Cornwell

1867Directory entryMaresfield National SchoolPost Office Directory
National, Maresfield, Mrs. Lucy Knight, mistress; Infants', Mrs. Isaacs, mistress

1874Directory entryMaresfield National SchoolPost Office Directory
Here are two National schools, one an elegant and imposing structure, of red brick and stone, capable of accommodating 140 children, built on the old site, and opened in 1873, by the Lord Bishop of Chichester as a Mixed school; also one picturesquely situated on Ashdown forest, to accommodate 60 children, built and opened as an infant school in same year.

c 1875Maresfield, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyNational School

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn J. Wright, M, Head, married, age 36, born Middlesex; occupation School masterJohn J. WrightSchool House1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMartha S. M. Wright, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Middlesex; occupation School mistressMartha S. M. Wright
3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn W. Wright, M, Son, age 9, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarJohn W. Wright
3rd Apr 1881CensusAmelia M. Wright, F, Daughter, age 8, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarAmelia M. Wright
3rd Apr 1881CensusFlorence Wright, F, Daughter, age 6, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarFlorence Wright
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred J. Wright, M, Son, age 4, born Middlesex; occupation ScholarAlfred J. Wright
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam J. Wright, M, Son, age 1, born MaresfieldWilliam J. Wright

1882Directory entryMaresfield National SchoolKelly's Directory
National School (mixed), rebuilt in 1873 for 136 children ; average attendance, 78; John Joseph Wright, master

1888Directory entryWright, John J., school master, School house, MaresfieldSchool house, MaresfieldBrooker's Guide

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