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30th Mar 1851CensusMary Cosham, innkeeper and farmer, F, Head, widowed, age 54, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper and farmer, 30 acresMary Cosham, innkeeper and farmerShort Gate Inn1851 Census
Laughton, Sussex
Eliza Cosham, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Laughton, SussexEliza Cosham
Robert Cosham, M, Son, single, age 17, born Laughton, SussexRobert Cosham
John Cosham, M, Son, single, age 14, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: scholarJohn Cosham

3rd Apr 1881CensusAbel Rooke, M, Head, married, age 52, born Ringmer, Sussex; occupation: inn keeperAbel Rooke, inn keeperBell Inn1881 Census
Laughton, Sussex
Sarah Rooke, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Firle, SussexSarah Rooke
Harriett Blunt, F, single, age 20, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: general domestic servantHarriett Blunt

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Brown, M, Head, single, age 22, born Sapcote, Leicestershire; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Brown, farm labourerBell Inn1881 Census
Laughton, Sussex

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