The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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1640 to 1660HistoryPook pitsWace's Wadhurst
In the reign of Henry VIII Great Pell was held by John Saunders, yeoman, whose grandson became owner in about 1640 of both Great Pell and Pook pits, and died in 1660.

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: farm labourerSamuel Bones, farm labourerPook Pitt1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; occupation: farm labourerJohn Groves, farm labourer
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger's wifeAnn Groves [Carpenter]
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger's daughterElizabeth Groves
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger's daughterMary Ann Groves
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger's daughterMary Jane Groves

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerDaniel Davis, farm labourerPook Pitt Cottage1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeAnn Davis
30th Mar 1851CensusVisitor; occupation: visitorSarah A. Davis
30th Mar 1851CensusVisitor; occupation VISITORMary A. Newick

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerThomas Baldwin, farm labourerPook Pitt Cottage1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeElizabeth Baldwin
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: farm labourerHenry Baldwin

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation LabourerJohn PankhurstPook Pitt1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeElizabeth Pankhurst

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation LabourerJoseph StevensPook Pitt1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeCharity Stevens [Blackman]
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation LabourerRobert Stevens
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation LabourerBenjamin Stevens
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterFaith Stevens
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation SCHOLARFrederick Stevens
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation SCHOLARHorace Stevens
30th Mar 1851CensusSonDavid Stevens
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterCharity Ann Callaway [Stevens]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterCharity Ann Callaway [Stevens]
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger, occupation: labourerThomas Batup

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

3rd Apr 1881CensusBenjamin Tompsett, M, Head, married, age 28, born Wadhurst; occupation CarterBenjamin TompsettPook Pitt1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Tompsett, F, Wife, married, age 25, born WadhurstElizabeth Tompsett
3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny E. Tompsett, F, Daughter, age 6, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarFanny E. Tompsett
3rd Apr 1881CensusBenjamin G. Tompsett, M, Son, age 3, born WadhurstBenjamin G. Tompsett
3rd Apr 1881CensusKezia K. Tompsett, F, Daughter, age 1, born WadhurstKezia K. Tompsett

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Robins, M, Head, married, age 53, born Heathfield; occupation Farm labourerWilliam RobinsPook Pitt1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriett Robins, F, Wife, married, age 43, born BurwashHarriett Robins
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Robins, M, Son, single, age 19, born Benenden; occupation Farm labourerGeorge Robins
3rd Apr 1881CensusBenjamin Robins, M, Son, single, age 18, born Benenden; occupation Farm labourerBenjamin Robins
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Robins, F, Daughter, age 12, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarElizabeth Robins
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Robins, F, Daughter, age 11, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarMary Robins
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Robins, M, Son, age 8, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarWilliam Robins
3rd Apr 1881CensusRebecca Robins, F, Daughter, age 6, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarRebecca Robins
3rd Apr 1881CensusChristopher Robins, M, Son, age 4, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarChristopher Robins

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Fourd, M, Head, married, age 31, born Surrey; occupation: farm labourerJames Fourd, farm labourerPook Pitt1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusPhilladalphia Fourd, F, Wife, married, age 32, born WadhurstPhilladalphia Fourd
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Palmer, M, Son, age 12, born Mayfield; occupation ScholarWilliam Palmer
3rd Apr 1881CensusAda Fourd, F, Daughter, age 7, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarAda Fourd
3rd Apr 1881CensusFred Fourd, M, Son, age 6, born Pembury; occupation: scholarFred Fourd
3rd Apr 1881CensusBessey Fourd, F, Daughter, age 1, born WadhurstBessey Fourd

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Stapley, M, Head, married, age 84, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerJohn StapleyNo 1, Pook Pit Cottage1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusLucy Stapley, F, Wife, married, age 78, born LewesLucy Stapley [Tayler]

3rd Apr 1881CensusWillm. Wickenden, M, Head, married, age 50, born Wadhurst; occupation CarpenterWilliam WickendenNo 2, Pook Pit Cottage1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMaria Wickenden, F, Wife, married, age 48, born WadhurstMaria Wickenden [Cane]
3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Wickenden, M, Son, married, age 23, born Wadhurst; occupation Bricklayer's labourerJohn Wickenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Wickenden, M, Son, single, age 16, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerGeorge Wickenden
3rd Apr 1881CensusEdgar Wickenden, M, Son, single, age 13, born WadhurstEdgar Wickenden

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