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1923The Story of Wadhurst by Alfred A. Wace ⇒ p. 74

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30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: pauperEliza Baldwin [Spice]Marlpitt1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterFrances Baldwin
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterLydia Baldwin
30th Mar 1851CensusSonEdward Baldwin
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: labourerJessee Baldwin
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: labourerElizabeth Baldwin
30th Mar 1851CensusSonHorace Baldwin
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterEsther Baldwin

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: roadmanJames Weston, roadmanMarlpitt1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeMary Weston [Waghorn]
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: railway labourerJames Weston
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary Weston
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterAlice Weston
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterHarriet Weston
30th Mar 1851CensusSonWilliam Weston
30th Mar 1851CensusSonHorace Charles Weston
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterCaroline Weston
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterEmma Weston

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation STONE MASONJonathan WallissMarlpitt1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifePhiladelphia Walliss
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter-in-lawCaroline Francis
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; occupation Railway labourerRobert Shore

c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyMarling Place

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry J. Austen, M, Head, married, age 57, born Wadhurst; occupation: auctioneer, valuer and farmerHenry Jeffrey Austen, auctioneer, valuer and farmerMarling Place, Tunbrige Wells Road1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusNancy Austen, F, Wife, married, age 57, born RotherfieldNancy Austen [Walter]
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmily Austen, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born WadhurstEmily Austen
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrank Austen, M, Son, single, age 22, born Wadhurst; occupation: autioneer and valuerFrank Austen
3rd Apr 1881CensusMinnie G. Austen, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born WadhurstMinnie Gertrude Austen
3rd Apr 1881CensusNewton Austen, M, Son, age 17, born Wadhurst; occupation: auctioneer's clerkNewton Taylor Austen
3rd Apr 1881CensusMinnie Blackman, F, Servant, age 13, born Holtye, occupation: domestic servantMinnie Blackman

25th Oct 1887DeathHenry Jeffrey Austen, auctioneer, valuer and farmerMarling PlaceFred Harman

SUDDEN DEATH OF MR. H.J. AUSTEN - With feeling of profound regret we have to record the death of Mr. Henry Jeffrey Austen, Auctioneer, which occurred very suddenly on Friday last night. Mr. Austen was in his usual health of Friday morning, and proceeded to his business as usual, which on this occasion lay at Cryalls Farm, Brenchley. After a day's work, taking the inventory for Mr. T. Robert-Smith, who is living there, he partook of a hearty dinner with that gentleman, who is a teetotaler, Mr. Austen, in his usual social manner, drinking a bottle of ginger-beer with him. The ginger beer seemed to upset him, but on his arrival home to Marling Place the ill-effects seemed to pass off, and he then laid on the sofa. He was, however, taken a great deal worse and before medical assistance could be obtained, we are extremely sorry to say he died. It must have been a dreadful blow to his relatives, but as the news flashed around, everyone was sadly surprised and the sorrow felt is general among every class, rich and poor. Mr Austen was 63 years of age, and ever since he became of an eligible age for an auctioneer and valuer's licence has most successfully, to the satisfaction of all parties, carried on the business with thorough uprightness and strict integrity of character. His even and genial temper made him beloved by all classes with whom he came in contact, and he will be sadly missed for miles around. On Sunday, at the parish church, the Rev. C.C. Allen in his sermon spoke of his kindly manner, life of usefulness to his fellow parishioners and the sympathy of everyone with the family in their bereavement. The funeral will take place on Tuesday (this day) at the Parish Church.


2nd Oct 1909DeathFrank AustenMarling PlaceFred Harman
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