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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 GreamLabortye or Ashdown Place

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Bowrah, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: gamekeeperWilliam Bowrah, farm labourerKeepers Cottage, Ashdown1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Bowrah, F, [Wife], age 35 to 39, born SussexElizabeth Bowrah [Nichels]
6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Bowrah, F, [Daughter], age 15, born SussexAnn Bowrah
6th Jun 1841CensusJesse Bowrah, M, [Son], age 13, born SussexJaspar Bowrah
6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Bowrah, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexWilliam Bowrah
6th Jun 1841CensusEsther Bowrah, F, [Daughter], age 9, born SussexEsther Farmer [Bowrah]
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Bowrah, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexGeorge Bowrah
6th Jun 1841CensusEliza Bowrah, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexEliza Elizabeth Bowrah
6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Bowrah, M, [Son], age 4, born SussexJohn Bowrah
6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Bowrah, M, [Son], age 11 months, born SussexHenry James Bowrah

6th Jun 1841CensusAnn Bailey, F, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: servantAnn Bailey, servantAshdown House1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
6th Jun 1841CensusJames Heasman, M, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Heasman, farm labourer
6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Cook, M, age 13, born Sussex, occupation: farm labourerGeorge Cook
6th Jun 1841CensusElizabeth Bailey, F, age 7, born SussexElizabeth Bailey

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Bowrah, farm labourerAshdown Cottage1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusWifeElizabeth Bowrah [Nichels]
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: dressmakerAnn Bowrah
30th Mar 1851CensusSonJaspar Bowrah
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Bowrah
30th Mar 1851CensusSon; occupation: farm boyJohn Bowrah
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughter; occupation: scholarEmily Bowrah

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation housekeeperMary AdesAshdown House1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
30th Mar 1851CensusDaughterMary Stampford Ades
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; widowed; occupation: farm labourerJames Heasman
30th Mar 1851CensusServant; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Bowrah
30th Mar 1851CensusServant, occupation: farm labourerRichard Bashford

1867Directory entryHyde Francis Colville, esq., esq., Ashdown houseAshdown housePost Office Directory

1874Directory entryLarking John Wingfield, Ashdown houseAshdown housePost Office Directory

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Martin, M, Head, married, age 32, born East Grinstead; occupation Farm BailiffWilliam MartinAshdown Farm1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Martin, F, Wife, married, age 35, born SussexSarah Martin [Turley]
3rd Apr 1881CensusLucy Turley, F, Mother In Law, widowed, age 73, born KentLucy Turley
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Garing, F, Neice, single, age 19, born LondonMary Garing

3rd Apr 1881CensusClara Lapps Garvis, F, Head, single, age 44, born LondonClara Lapps GarvisAshdown House, Ashdown Farm1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Blackstone, M, Servant, widowed, age 45, born East Grinstead, occupation: butlerWilliam Blackstone
3rd Apr 1881CensusMaria Thomas, F, Servant, single, age 32, born London; occupation HousemaidMaria Thomas
3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Waters, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Folkstone, Kent; occupation Laundry MaidSarah Waters
3rd Apr 1881CensusEllen Edwards, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Hartfield; occupation: housemaidEllen Edwards
3rd Apr 1881CensusLaura Farmer, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Hartfield; occupation: kitchenmaidLaura Farmer

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrancis Mumford, M, Head, single, age 45, born Essex; occupation CoachmanFrancis MumfordAshdown Stable, Ashdown Farm1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusEbeneser Blackstone, M, Servant, single, age 17, born East Grinstead, occupation: groomEbeneser Blackstone

3rd Apr 1881CensusThomas Jenner, M, Head, married, age 46, born Balcombe; occupation: gardenerThomas Jenner, gardenerGardeners Cottage, Ashdown Farm1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusAnn Jenner, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Forest RowAnn Jenner [Heasman] [Cook]
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Heasman, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born HartfieldMary Heasman

1882Directory entryGervis Miss, Ashdown houseAshdown houseKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusJoseph H Sawyer, M, Head, married, age 33, born Dorking, Surrey; occupation: coachman and gardenerJoseph H Sawyer, coachman and gardenerAshdown, Stables over1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusEleanor A Sawyer, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Husting, HampshireEleanor A Sawyer

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam R Lee, M, Head, single, age 38, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: boarding school proprietorWilliam R Lee, boarding school proprietorAshdown House School1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusFrancis A Lee, M, Brother, single, age 35, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: boarding school proprietorFrancis A Lee
5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam R A Lee, Senior, M, Father, widowed, age 66, born Epsom, Surrey; occupation: retired boarding school proprietorWilliam R A Lee, Senior
5th Apr 1891CensusAdelaide E Lee, F, Sister, single, age 33, born Brighton, SussexAdelaide E Lee
5th Apr 1891CensusCecil R V Lee, M, Brother, single, age 15, born Brighton, SussexCecil R V Lee
5th Apr 1891CensusEthel M Lee, F, Niece, single, age 6, born Paddington, LondonEthel M Lee
5th Apr 1891CensusKathleen L Lee, F, Niece, single, age 5, born IndiaKathleen L Lee
5th Apr 1891CensusAnn Grant, F, Servant, single, age 45, born Epsom, Surrey; occupation: domestic matronAnn Grant
5th Apr 1891CensusEmily J Richardson, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: cook and domestic servantEmily J Richardson
5th Apr 1891CensusAgnes A Mason, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Pemxhall, Surrey; occupation: nurseAgnes A Mason
5th Apr 1891CensusHarriet Thorley, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Sutton Colefield, Worcestershire; occupation: parlourmaidHarriet Thorley
5th Apr 1891CensusAnn M Crow, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Battersea, Surrey; occupation: housemaidAnn M Crow
5th Apr 1891CensusAnnie M Parton, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Potton, Wiltshire; occupation: housemaidAnnie M Parton
5th Apr 1891CensusKathleen E N/K, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Porton, Hertfordshire; occupation: kitchenmaidKathleen E N/K
5th Apr 1891CensusCharles E Mills, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Wick, Sussex; occupation: footmanCharles E Mills
5th Apr 1891CensusFlorence M Vincett, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Guildford, Surrey; occupation: laundrymaidFlorence M Vincett

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Brown, M, Head, married, age 60, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: carterJames Brown, labourerAshdown Cottage1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusSarah Brown, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Hartfield, SussexSarah Brown [Jenner]
5th Apr 1891CensusAnne Jenner, F, Granddaughter, single, age 21, born Hartfield, SussexAnne Jenner

5th Apr 1891CensusWalter Wingate, M, Head, married, age 25, born Lindfield, Sussex; occupation: gardenerWalter Wingate, gardenerAshdown Cottage1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusAlice E Wingate, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Cuckfield, SussexAlice E Wingate
5th Apr 1891CensusWalter E Wingate, M, Son, single, age 5 months, born Ringmer, SussexWalter E Wingate

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Bellingham, M, Head, married, age 51, born Lee, Kent; occupation: farmerWilliam Bellingham, millerAshdown Farm1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusElizabeth W Bellingham, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Forest Row, SussexElizabeth Bellingham [Bingham]
5th Apr 1891CensusHarriet Reed, F, Servant, single, age 39, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantHarriet Reed
5th Apr 1891CensusEdward Harman, F, Servant, single, age 26, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: stockmanEdward George Harman, stockman

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Miles, M, Head, married, age 29, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: bailiffWilliam Miles, bailiffAshdown Farm1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
5th Apr 1891CensusAnnie C Miles, F, Wife, married, age 19, born Withyham, SussexAnnie C Miles

c 1899Ashdown House, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyAshdown House

1910Ashdown PlaceAshdown Place, Forest Row photographed by Francis FrithPrivate collection
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