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c 1795Forest Row and Hartfield, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamN. Surries

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Mays, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerWilliam MaysGreat Surreys1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Mays, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexMary Mays
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Mays, M, [Son], age 11, born SussexWilliam Mays
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Mays, F, [Daughter], age 5 months, born SussexMary Mays

6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Mays, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerRichard MaysGreat Surreys1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusCaroline Mays, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexCaroline Mays
6th Jun 1841CensusCaroline Mays, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexCaroline Mays
6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Mays, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexRichard Mays
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Mays, F, [Daughter], age 3, born SussexElizabeth Mays
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Mays, M, [Son], age 11 months, born SussexJohn Mays

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; employs 8 people; occupation: farmerRichard Foster, farmerGreat Surreys1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusSonJessey Foster
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter-in-lawHannah Foster
30th Mar 1851CensusGrand-son; occupation: farm labourerJessey Foster
30th Mar 1851CensusGrand-son; occupation: farm labourerThomas Foster
30th Mar 1851CensusGrand-daughter; occupation: scholarSusannah Foster
30th Mar 1851CensusGrand-sonT. J. Smallpine
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: house servantMary Holmes
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: house servantMary Foster
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Edwards
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerJames Budgen

1867Directory entryFoster Jesse, farmer, Great SurriesGreat SurriesPost Office Directory

1874Directory entryFoster Jesse, farmer, Great SurriesGreat SurriesPost Office Directory

3rd Apr 1881CensusBenjamin Backshall, M, Head, widowed, age 67, born Ardingly, occupation: farm servantBenjamin Backshall, farm labourerGreat Surrys Farm1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Backshall, M, Son, single, age 48, born Worth, handicap: deaf, occupation: farm servantWilliam Backshall

3rd Apr 1881CensusHenry Backshall, M, Head, married, age 46, born East Grinstead, occupation: farm servantHenry BackshallGreat Surrys Farm1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusVictoria Backshall, F, Wife, married, age 40, born LondonVictoria Backshall

3rd Apr 1881CensusAmos Backshall, F, Head, married, age 24, born Worth, occupation: labourerAmos BackshallGreat Surrys Farm1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny Backshall, F, Wife, married, age 27, born NutleyFanny Backshall
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Backshall, F, Daughter, age 26, born WorthEllen Backshall

5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Turner, M, Head, married, age 43, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: farm bailiffJohn Turner, farm bailiffGreat Surries Farm House1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusEmmie J Turner, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Battle, SussexEmmie J Turner
5th Apr 1891CensusEvelyn Turner, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarEvelyn Turner
5th Apr 1891CensusErnest Turner, M, Son, single, age 11, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarErnest Turner
5th Apr 1891CensusErnest Turner, M, Son, single, age 9, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: scholarErnest Turner

5th Apr 1891CensusAmos Backshall, M, Head, married, age 35, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: labourerAmos Backshall, labourerSurries Cottages1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusFanny Backshall, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Nutley, SussexFanny Backshall

5th Apr 1891CensusEdward Hartfield, M, Head, married, age 45, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: carterEdward Hartfield, carterSurries Cottages1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusAnn Hartfield, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Ashurstwood, SussexAnn Hartfield [Tester]
5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Hartfield, M, Son, single, age 21, born Ashurstwood, Sussex; occupation: labourerWilliam Hartfield
5th Apr 1891CensusJohn Hartfield, M, Son, single, age 15, born Ashurstwood, Sussex; occupation: carter boyJohn Hartfield
5th Apr 1891CensusKate Hartfield, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Ashurstwood, SussexKate Hartfield
5th Apr 1891CensusLily Hartfield, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Ashurstwood, SussexLily Hartfield

c 1899Thornhill and Surries, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyGreat Surries

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