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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1947Frant - A Parish History by Henry S. Eeles ⇒ p. 164

Historical records

c 1825Frant, Sussex - c 1825Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1825 by Christopher and John GreenwoodRushley Down

6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Start, F, Head, age 60 to 64Elizabeth StartRushleigh1841 Census
Frant, Sussex

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Manktellow, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn ManktelowRushleigh Farm1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusSarah Manktellow, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexSarah Manktellow [Rabson]
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Manktellow, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexJames Manktellow
6th Jun 1841CensusRobert Manktellow, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexRobert Manktellow, fishmonger
6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Manktellow, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexThomas Manktellow
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Manktellow, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexWilliam Manktellow
6th Jun 1841CensusRuth Manktellow, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexRuth Manktellow

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Clarke, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerGeorge Clarke, farm labourerRushleigh Cottage1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusFrances Clarke, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexFrances Clarke [Wicker]
6th Jun 1841CensusDaniel Clarke, M, [Son], age 25 to 29, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerDaniel Clarke
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Clarke, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexMary Clarke
6th Jun 1841CensusLydia Clarke, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexLydia Clarke

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Coe, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerGeorge CoeRushleigh Cottage1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Coe, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexAnn Coe [Clarke]
6th Jun 1841CensusObed Coe, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexObed Coe
6th Jun 1841CensusMary Coe, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexMary Ann Baker [Coe]

6th Jun 1841CensusStephen Reeves, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerStephen ReevesRushleigh Cottage1841 Census
Frant, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusHarriet Reeves, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexHarriott Reeves
6th Jun 1841CensusSusanna Card, F, age 60 to 64, born SussexSusanna Card

30th Mar 1851CensusLodger, widowed, occupation: pauperAnn ClarkRushly House, Bells Yew Green1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusLodger; widowed; occupation PAUPERSarah Ridge

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerThomas Card, farm labourer and milkmanRushly House, Bells Yew Green1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeElizabeth Card
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: scholarReuben Card
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterFrances Card
30th Mar 1851CensusSonThomas Card, carpenter
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary Ann Card

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation: pauperSusannah Card, pauperRushly House, Bells Yew Green1851 Census
Frant, Sussex

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, occupation: farm labourerJames Barnett, farm labourerRushly House, Bells Yew Green1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeMargret Barnett

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation Farm labourerStephen ReevesRushly House, Bells Yew Green1851 Census
Frant, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWife; occupation Farm labourerHarriott Reeves
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation SCHOLARHorace Jabez Reeves
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation SCHOLARAnn Reeves
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation SCHOLARSamuel Reeves
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterRhoda Reeves

7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Moon, M, Head, married, age 40, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm carterJohn George MoonRushly Farm1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusHannah Moon, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Frant, SussexHannah Moon [Blackford]
7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Moon, M, Son, age 14, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarWilliam Moon
7th Apr 1861CensusSophia Moon, F, Daughter, age 11, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarSophia Moon
7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Moon, M, Son, age 8, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Moon
7th Apr 1861CensusHenry Moon, M, Son, age 7, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarHenry Moon
7th Apr 1861CensusMaryann Moon, F, Daughter, age 5, born Frant, SussexMary Ann Wells [Moon]
7th Apr 1861CensusHarriott Moon, F, Daughter, age 2, born Frant, SussexHarriott Moon

7th Apr 1861CensusMartha Mepham, F, Head, widowed, age 61, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: woman of all workMartha Mepham [Stone]Rushly Farm1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusEliza Mepham, F, Daughter, age 21, born Frant, SussexEliza Manktelow [Mepham]

7th Apr 1861CensusSarah Ridge, F, Head, widowed, age 76, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: parish reliefSarah Ridge, parish reliefRushly Farm1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusAnn Clark, F, Sister, widowed, age 80, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: parish reliefAnn Clark
7th Apr 1861CensusElizabeth Crittle, F, Grand niece, age 15, born Frant, SussexElizabeth Crittle

7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Cottingham, M, Head, married, age 50, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Cottingham, farm labourerRushly Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusMary Cottingham, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Mayfield, SussexMary Cottingham
7th Apr 1861CensusJohn Cottingham, M, Son, age 9, born Mayfield, SussexJohn Cottingham
7th Apr 1861CensusAnne Laura Cottingham, F, Daughter, age 2, born Mayfield, SussexAnne Laura Cottingham

7th Apr 1861CensusBenjamin Cheesman, M, Head, married, age 30, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerBenjamin Cheesman, woodmanRushly Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusEunice Cheesman, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Frant, SussexEunice Cheesman [Clarke]
7th Apr 1861CensusThomas Cheesman, M, Son, age 1, born Frant, SussexThomas Cheesman
7th Apr 1861CensusGeorge Cheesman, M, Son, age 4m, born Frant, SussexGeorge Cheesman

7th Apr 1861CensusJacob Manktelow, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJacob Manktelow, corn warehouse manRushly Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

7th Apr 1861CensusJames Avis, M, Head, married, age 32, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourerJames Avis, farm labourerRushly Cottage1861 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
7th Apr 1861CensusSarah Avis, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Cowden, KentSarah Ann Avis
7th Apr 1861CensusWilliam Avis, M, Son, age 7m, born Frant, SussexWilliam J. Avis

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Sands, M, Head, married, age 45, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Sands, farm labourerRushlye1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusHarriet Sands, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Rotherfield, SussexHarriett Sands [Gilbert]
2nd Apr 1871CensusWalter Sands, M, Son, single, age 16, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWalter Sands
2nd Apr 1871CensusAlfred Sands, M, Son, single, age 13, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerAlfred Sands
2nd Apr 1871CensusEmily Sands, F, Daughter, age 10, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarEmily Groombridge [Sands]
2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Sands, M, Son, age 8, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Sands
2nd Apr 1871CensusMary Ann Sands, F, Daughter, age 6, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Ann Sands
2nd Apr 1871CensusAmos Sands, M, Son, age 3, born Frant, SussexAmos Sands
2nd Apr 1871CensusDavid Sands, M, Son, age 1m, born Frant, SussexDavid Sands

2nd Apr 1871CensusLeonard Pontin, M, Head, married, age 30, born Enford; occupation: carterLeonard Pontin, carterRushlye1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusEsther Pontin, F, Wife, married, age 19, born Lamberhurst, SussexEsther Pontin
2nd Apr 1871CensusEdith Sarah Pontin, F, Daughter, age 1m, born Frant, SussexEdith Sarah Pontin

2nd Apr 1871CensusRichard Guy Tolhurst, M, Head, married, age 20, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRichard Guy Tolhurst, farm labourerRushlye1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusEllen Tolhurst, F, Wife, married, age 19, born Robertsbridge, Sussex; occupation: shirt makerEllen Tolhurst

2nd Apr 1871CensusHorace Waghorn, M, Head, married, age 26, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHorace WaghornRushlye1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusEliza Waghorn, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Frant, SussexEliza Waghorn [Hoadly]
2nd Apr 1871CensusEmily Waghorn, F, Daughter, age 5, born Frant, SussexEmily Waghorn

2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Akehurst, M, Head, married, age 41, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Akehurst, labourerRushlye1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusMary Akehurst, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Frant, SussexMary Akehurst [Rabbitt]
2nd Apr 1871CensusMaria Akehurst, F, Daughter, age 13, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarMaria Rogers [Akehurst]
2nd Apr 1871CensusKate Akehurst, F, Daughter, age 10, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarKate Akehurst
2nd Apr 1871CensusRose Akehurst, F, Daughter, age 8, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarRose Akehurst
2nd Apr 1871CensusJames Akehurst, M, Son, age 6, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholarJames Akehurst
2nd Apr 1871CensusAlice Akehurst, F, Daughter, age 3, born Frant, SussexAlice Akehurst
2nd Apr 1871CensusErnest Akehurst, M, Son, age 2, born Frant, SussexErnest Akehurst
2nd Apr 1871CensusCharles Akehurst, M, Son, age 4m, born Frant, SussexCharles Akehurst

2nd Apr 1871CensusElisha Blackford, M, Head, married, age 30, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: brickmakerElisha Blackford, brickmakerRushlye1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
2nd Apr 1871CensusHannah Blackford, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Ticehurst, SussexHannah Blackford
2nd Apr 1871CensusEsther Blackford, F, Daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, KentEsther Blackford
2nd Apr 1871CensusEllen Blackford, F, Daughter, age 7m, born Frant, SussexEllen Blackford

2nd Apr 1871CensusJoseph Coombe, M, Lodger, married, age 30, born Kingsdown, Bristol; occupation: mason's labourerJoseph Coombe[Rushlye]1871 Census
Frant and Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

c 1875Bells Yew Green, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyRushly Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusFredrick Miles, M, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerFrederick Burr Miles, farm labourerRushly Cottage1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusFanny Miles, F, Wife, married, age 54, born BuxtedFanny Miles [Eade]
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlice Miles, F, Daughter, age 13, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholarAlice Miles
3rd Apr 1881CensusRichard Miles, M, Grandfather, widowed, age 86, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerRichard Burr Miles, farm labourer

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Akehurst, M, Head, married, age 49, born Mayfield; occupation: labourerJames Akehurst, labourerRushly Cottage1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Akehurst, F, Wife, married, age 48, born FrantMary Akehurst [Rabbitt]
3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Akehurst, M, Son, single, age 16, born Frant; occupation: farm labourerJames Akehurst
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlice Akehurst, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Frant; occupation: scholarAlice Akehurst
3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Akehurst, M, Son, age 10, born Frant; occupation: scholarCharles Akehurst
3rd Apr 1881CensusSidney E. Akehurst, M, Son, age 7, born Frant; occupation: scholarSidney Edward Akehurst
3rd Apr 1881CensusJulia Akehurst, F, Daughter, age 5, born Frant; occupation: scholarJulia Akehurst
3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas P. Akehurst, M, Son, age 3, born FrantThomas Philip Akehurst

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Selmes, M, Head, married, age 39, born Whatlington; occupation Railway platelayerJames SelmesRushly Cottage1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Jane Selmes, F, Wife, married, age 36, born SedlescombeSarah Jane Selmes
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Selmes, M, Son, age 12, born Mountfield; occupation ScholarAlbert Selmes
3rd Apr 1881CensusJane P. Selmes, F, Daughter, age 10, born Mountfield; occupation ScholarJane P. Selmes

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Puxted, M, Head, married, age 35, born Ticehurst; occupation Farm BailiffGeorge Puxty, farm bailiffRushly Farm1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Puxted, F, Wife, married, age 33, born GoudhurstEllen Puxted [Ellis]
3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Puxted, M, Son, age 9, born Goudhurst; occupation ScholarJames Puxted

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Deacon, M, Head, widowed, age 76, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourerJohn Deacon, farm labourerRushly Cottage1881 Census
Frant, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Duff, F, Head, single, age 36, born Scotland; occupation: woodreveJames Duff, woodreveRushly Lodge1881 Census
Frant, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusEdwin Ellis, M, Head, married, age 31, born Goudhurst; occupation: groomEdwin Ellis, groomRushly Lodge1881 Census
Frant, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusElizabeth Ellis, F, Wife, married, age 38, born CuckfieldElizabeth Ellis
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert Ellis, M, Son, age 8, born Ticehurst; occupation: scholarAlbert Ellis
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnnie Ellis, F, Daughter, age 4, born TicehurstAnnie Ellis

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