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c 1724Mark Cross, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenBest Beech Hill

c 1795Wadhurst, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamBestbeech hill

c 1825Wadhurst, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodBest Beach

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJohn Eastwood, farm labourerBest Beech Hill1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeAnn Eastwood

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: grocerEdward Fennell, grocerBest Beech Hill1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeFrances Fennell
30th Mar 1851CensusSonTilden Ed Fennell
30th Mar 1851CensusVisitor, widowed, occupation: housekeeperAnn Carpenter
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; occupation Railway labourerRichard Smith

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation FARMERJohn SmithBest Beech Hill1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeJane Smith
30th Mar 1851CensusGrand-sonGeorge Brown
30th Mar 1851CensusGrand-daughter; occupation: dressmakerMary Ann Brown
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation Farm labourerHerbert Wickham

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerLaurence StandenBest Beech Hill1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeRuth Standen

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation: road manWilliam Kitchenham, road manBest Beech Hill1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: railway labourerCharles Earle
30th Mar 1851CensusHousekeeper; widowed; occupation: housekeeperMary A. Earle

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerJames SmithBest Beech Hill1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeEllen Smith
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterFanny Smith
30th Mar 1851CensusSonJoseph W. Smith
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; occupation TAILORWilliam Paine

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Shoe makerAlfred MabbBext Beech Hill1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeSarah Mabb
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation SCHOLAREliza Mabb
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterLueeza Mabb
30th Mar 1851CensusVisitor; occupation FORMER SERVANTEliza Mabb

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerJesse WickhamBest Beech Hill1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeHarriett Wickham
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation SCHOLARBenjamin Wickham
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation SCHOLARGeorge W. Wickham
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation SCHOLARCaroline Wickham
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation SCHOLARJames Wickham
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation SCHOLARWilliam Wickham
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation SCHOLARJosiah Wickham
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterSarah A. Wickham

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: blacksmithGeorge Gallop, blacksmithBest Beech Hill1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifePhoebe Gallop
30th Mar 1851CensusSonSylvan Gallop
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary A. Gallop
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation Blacksmith journeymanDavid Page

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerJoseph WeeksBest Beech Hill1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeAnne Weeks [Swift]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterSarah Weeks
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterCharity Weeks
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterEllen Weeks
30th Mar 1851CensusSonFrederick Weeks

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: wheelwrightHenry Gibb, wheelwrightBest Beech Hill1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeAnn Gibb
30th Mar 1851CensusSonDavid W. Gibb
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarHarry Gibb
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarWilliam F. Gibb
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarDenis Gibb
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterNancy P. Gibb
30th Mar 1851CensusSonJabes Gibb
30th Mar 1851CensusSon-in-law; occupation Wheelwright journeymanAlbert J W Turner

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerHenry SwiftBest Beech Hill1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeMary J. Swift
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterPhildelphia Swift

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation PAUPERMary Agnes Arkwell Wallis [Kitchenham]Best Beech Hill1851 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary A. Wallis
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterHarriett Wallis
30th Mar 1851CensusSonSamuel Wallis
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterLucy A. Wallis
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterFanny Wallis
30th Mar 1851CensusSonThomas Wallis
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterSusan Perry Allcorn [Wallis]

c 1875East of Mark Cross, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyBestbeech Hill

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Crouch, M, Head, married, age 57, born Tonbridge; occupation: farm labourerStephen Crouch, farm labourerCottage Under Bestbeach Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Crouch, F, Wife, married, age 52, born ChiddingstoneMary Crouch
3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Herrion, M, Nephew, single, age 13, born Kent; occupation: scholarStephen Herrion

3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Smith, M, Head, married, age 28, born Wadhurst; occupation Butcher and GrocerDavid SmithBest Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Smith, F, Wife, married, age 26, born WadhurstSarah Smith
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles W. Smith, M, Son, age 4, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarCharles W. Smith
3rd Apr 1881CensusLouisa M. Smith, F, Daughter, age 2, born WadhurstLouisa M. Smith
3rd Apr 1881CensusFlora Smith, F, Daughter, age 10 m, born WadhurstFlora Smith
3rd Apr 1881CensusHorace Smith, M, Brother, single, age 24, born Wadhurst; occupation Journeyman ButcherHorace Smith
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Smith, M, Brother, single, age 19, born Wadhurst; occupation Assistant Journeyman ButcherAlbert Smith
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Parks, F, Servant, single, age 13, born Burwash; occupation NurseJane Parks

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Mabb, M, Head, married, age 61, born Wadhurst; occupation Shoe makerAlfred MabbBest Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Mabb, F, Wife, married, age 56, born WadhurstSarah Mabb
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Mabb, M, Son, single, age 20, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Mabb
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Mabb, M, Son, single, age 18, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerAlbert Mabb
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Mabb, M, Son, single, age 16, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerGeorge Mabb
3rd Apr 1881CensusErnest Mabb, M, Son, single, age 13, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerErnest Mabb

3rd Apr 1881CensusRobert Smith, M, Head, married, age 56, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerRobert SmithBest Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusPhiladalphia Smith, F, Wife, married, age 60, born RotherfieldPhiladalphia Smith
3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Manktelow, M, Son In Law, single, age 22, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourerJames Manktelow
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Smith, F, Gran Daughter, age 8, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarElizabeth Smith

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Baldwin, M, Head, widowed, age 81, born Wadhurst; occupation: road labourerThomas Baldwin, road labourerBest Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusHannah Mepham, F, Dtr In Law, married, age 36, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation HousekeeperHannah Mepham
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Baldwin, M, Gr Son, age 9, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarAlbert Baldwin
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Baldwin, M, Gr Son, age 4, born Mayfield; occupation: scholarGeorge Baldwin
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Mepham, M, Son In Law, married, age 45, born Burwash; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Mepham

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Gibb, M, Head, widowed, age 73, born Wadhurst; occupation: farmerHenry Gibb, wheelwrightBest Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Jenner, M, Head, married, age 32, born Edenbridge; occupation: farm labourerThomas Jenner, farm labourerBest Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEliza Jenner, F, Wife, married, age 30, born WadhurstEliza Jenner [Clapson]
3rd Apr 1881CensusFreddy Jenner, M, Son, age 3, born WadhurstFreddy Jenner
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Jenner, M, Son, age 2 m, born WadhurstThomas Jenner
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Mabb, M, Lodger, single, age 16, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourerGeorge Mabb

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Groves, M, Head, married, age 63, born Wadhurst; occupation: farm labourerEdward Groves, farm labourerBest Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma Groves, F, Wife, married, age 54, born MiddlesexEmma Groves
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Groves, M, Son, single, age 21, born Wadhurst; occupation: farm labourerCharles Groves
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmma Groves, F, Daughter, age 14, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarEmma Groves

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdwin Gallup, M, Head, married, age 28, born Wadhurst; occupation: blacksmithEdwin Gallup, blacksmithBest Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny Gallup, F, Wife, married, age 29, born MiddlesexFanny Gallup
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge W. Gallup, M, Son, age 5, born Lamberhurst; occupation: scholarGeorge W. Gallup
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Gallup, F, Daughter, age 3, born WadhurstEllen Gallup
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert E. Gallup, M, Son, age 2, born WadhurstAlbert E. Gallup

3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Edwards, M, Lodger (Head), single, age 28, born Burwash; occupation: brickmakerWalter Edwards, brickmakerBest Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Pennells, F, Lodger (Head), married, age 43, born Etchingham; occupation HousekeeperJane PennellsBest Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Lancaster, F, Head, widowed, age 58, born Mayfield; occupation: housekeeperSarah Lancester [Richardson]Best Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusJoseph Lancaster, M, Son, single, age 23, born Wadhurst; occupation: farm labourerJoseph Lancaster
3rd Apr 1881CensusNathaniel Lancaster, M, Son, single, age 21, born Wadhurst; occupation: farm labourerNathaniel Lancaster

3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid Collins, M, Head, married, age 48, born Rotherfield, occupation: farm labourerDavid Collins, farm labourerBest Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary J. Collins, F, Wife, married, age 47, born WadhurstMary J. Collins
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Collins, M, Son, single, age 23, born Heathfield, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Collins
3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Collins, M, Son, single, age 19, born Heathfield, occupation: farm labourerJames Collins
3rd Apr 1881CensusClara Collins, F, Daughter, age 13, born Heathfield, occupation: scholarClara Collins
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Collins, M, Son, age 11, born Heathfield, occupation: scholarGeorge Collins
3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter Collins, M, Son, age 8, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholarWalter Collins
3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Collins, M, Son, age 5, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholarRichard Collins
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Collins, F, Daughter, age 1, born WadhurstElizabeth Collins

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Smith, M, Head, married, age 37, born Chichester; occupation BlacksmithJohn SmithBest Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny Smith, F, Wife, married, age 31, born MayfieldFanny Smith
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnne Smith, F, Daughter, age 11, born Mayfield; occupation ScholarAnne Smith
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Smith, F, Daughter, age 9, born Mayfield; occupation ScholarEllen Smith
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Smith, F, Daughter, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation ScholarSarah Smith
3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Smith, M, Son, age 5, born Wadhurst; occupation ScholarJohn Smith
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane Smith, F, Daughter, age 3, born WadhurstJane Smith

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Gallup, M, Head, widowed, age 62, born Waldron, employs 2 men; occupation: farmerThomas Gallup, farmerBest Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusTraylon Gallup, M, Brother, single, age 41, born Waldron; occupation: farm labourerTrayton Gallup
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary A. Gallup, F, Niece, single, age 24, born Salehurst; occupation: housekeeperMary A. Gallup
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Grant, F, Visitor, widowed, age 70, born Surrey, out of place; occupation: servantMary Grant

3rd Apr 1881CensusDavid W. Gibb, M, Head, married, age 46, born Wadhurst; occupation: wheelwrightDavid W. GibbBest Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusCatherine J. Gibb, F, Wife, married, age 43, born WarbletonCatherine J. Gibb
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrederick R. Gibb, M, Son, age 17, born Kent; occupation: wheelwrightFrederick R. Gibb
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrank Gibb, M, Son, age 13, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarFrank Gibb
3rd Apr 1881CensusWalter W. Gibb, M, Son, age 11, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarWalter W. Gibb
3rd Apr 1881CensusLouisa M. Gibb, F, Daughter, age 9, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarLouisa M. Gibb
3rd Apr 1881CensusGrace A. Gibb, F, Daughter, age 7, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarGrace A. Gibb
3rd Apr 1881CensusPercy Gibb, M, Son, age 5, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarPercy Gibb
3rd Apr 1881CensusEleanor Gibb, F, Daughter, age 1, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarEleanor Gibb

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Gallup, M, Head, married, age 58, born Waldron; occupation: blacksmithGeorge Gallup, blacksmithBest Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Gallup, F, Wife, married, age 55, born MiddlesexElizabeth Gallup
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Gallup, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Wadhurst; occupation: shop assistantEllen Gallup
3rd Apr 1881CensusHarriot Gallup, F, Granddaughter, age 3, born EssexHarriot Gallup
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Grigsby, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Lamberhurst; occupation: domestic servantMary Grigsby

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrank Thompson, M, Head, married, age 37, born Kent; occupation CoachmanFrank ThompsonBest Beech Hill1881 Census
Wadhurst, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusSelina Thompson, F, Wife, married, age 40, born KentSelina Thompson
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