The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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c 1795Buxted, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamBlackhouse Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusObadiah Waters, M, Head, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation FarmerObadiah WatersBlack House1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Mary Waters, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexMary Waters
Samuel Davy, M, age 14, born Sussex; occupation: servantSamuel Davy

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Horscraft, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerWilliam Horscraft, gardenerBlack House1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Tamar Horscraft, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexTamar Horscraft [Fry]
William Horscraft, M, [Son], age 1, born SussexWilliam Horscraft

27th Jul 1845BirthMary Anne Bagley [Brooker]Blackhouse FarmRoy Boydell's records

6th Sep 1847BirthJohn Brooker, painterBlackhouse FarmRoy Boydell's records

1851Bleething, JessieJesse Breething, brick makerBlack House FarmPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed, occupation: farmerJesse Breething, brick makerBlack House1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
SonEbenezer Breething
SonJoseph Breething
Servant; occupation House ServantAnn Standford
Nephew; occupation Farm labourerEdward Stoner
Niece; occupation House ServantMary Stoner

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: wheelwrightHenry Brooker, wheelwrightBlack House1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeSusanna Brooker [Knight]
DaughterMary Anne Bagley [Brooker]
SonJohn Brooker, painter
SonJames Saxby Brooker
SonTimothy Brooker
Servant; occupation: house servantMary Marchant

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: tannerThomas Mew, tannerBlack House Cottage1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
WifeHarriett Mew
SonSeth Mew
SonLevi Mew
LodgerJohn M. Brooker

1867Directory entryWhitewood Mr. John, Black houseBlack housePost Office Directory

1867Directory entryWhitewood John, land & estate agent, Black house, Black HouseBlack HousePost Office Directory

c 1875Ringles Cross, Budlett's Common & Coopers Green, South of Maresfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyBlackhouse Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusStephen Kenward, M, Head, married, age 37, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourerStephen KenwardBlackhouse1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Harriet Kenward, F, Wife, married, age 29, born MaresfieldHarriet Kenward
Thomas Kenward, M, Son, age 8, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarThomas Kenward
Stephen Kenward, M, Son, age 6, born Maresfield; occupation: scholarStephen Kenward
George Kenward, M, Son, age 4, born MaresfieldGeorge Kenward
Alfred Kenward, M, Son, age 2, born MaresfieldAlfred Kenward

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlbert West, M, Head, married, age 21, born Maresfield; occupation Farm labourerAlbert West, farm labourerBlackhouse1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Ruth West, F, Wife, married, age 20, born FramfieldRuth West [Morris]
Esther West, F, Daughter, age 5 m, born MaresfieldEsther West

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