The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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1867Directory entrySaunders Trayton, shopkeeper and post office recelving house, Cross-in-Handpost office recelving house, Cross-in-HandPost Office Directory

1874Directory entrySaunders Trayton, shopkeeper and post office receiving house, Cross-In-Handpost office receiving house, Cross-In-HandPost Office Directory
POST OFFICE, Cross-in-Hand.- Trayton Saunders, receiver, Cross-in­Hand. Letters from Hawkhurst arrive at 3.30 a.m.; delivered at 7 a.m. ; dispatched at 10 p.m. The nearest money order office is at East Hoathly

c 1875Cross-in-Hand, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyPost Office

3rd Apr 1881CensusTrayton Saunders, M, Head, married, age 55, born Waldron; occupation: sub postmasterTrayton Saunders, innkeeper/victuallerCross In Hand Post Office1881 Census
Waldron, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusCaroline Saunders, F, Wife, married, age 53, born WaldronCaroline Saunders
3rd Apr 1881CensusPercy Saunders, M, Son, single, age 27, born Waldron; occupation: carpenter journeymanPercy Saunders, postmaster
3rd Apr 1881CensusFrank Saunders, M, Son, single, age 18, born Waldron; occupation: carpenter journeymanFrank Saunders
3rd Apr 1881CensusLawrence Saunders, M, Son, age 12, born Waldron; occupation: scholarLawrence Oswald Saunders
3rd Apr 1881CensusClara Kate Saunders, F, Daughter, age 10, born Waldron; occupation: scholarClara Kate Saunders
3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Boon, M, Servant, single, age 22, born Worthing, occupation: bakers journeymanAlfred Boon
3rd Apr 1881CensusMartha Francess, F, Servant, age 15, born Wadhurst; occupation: domestic servantMartha Francess
3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn Stevens, M, Boarder, married, age 41, born Willingdon; occupation Maildriver Civil ServiceJohn Stevens
3rd Apr 1881CensusHumphrey Bean, M, Boarder, married, age 32, born Mayfield, occupation: postal messenger civil serviceHumphrey Bean

3rd Apr 1881CensusFrank Covell, M, Head, single, age 32, born Heathfield, employs 2 men, occupation: grocer and draperFrank Covell, grocer and draperCross In Hand Post Office1881 Census
Waldron, Sussex
3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Covell, M, Bro In Partnership, single, age 26, born Heathfield, employs 2 men, occupation: grocer and draperGeorge Covell
3rd Apr 1881CensusMary J. Homewood, F, Housekeeper, married, age 43, born Heathfield; occupation: housekeeperMary Jane Homewood
3rd Apr 1881CensusEmily J. Hollands, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Heathfield; occupation: domestic servantEmily J. Hollands
3rd Apr 1881CensusEdward Bridger, M, Apprentice, single, age 18, born Mayfield; occupation: grocer and draper apprenticeEdward Bridger
3rd Apr 1881CensusBenjamin Holman, M, Apprentice, single, age 16, born Buxted; occupation: grocer and draper apprenticeBenjamin Holman
3rd Apr 1881CensusGordon Richardson, M, Apprentice, single, age 14, born Ringmer; occupation Grocer and Draper ApprenticeGordon Richardson

1882Directory entrySaunders Trayton, shopkeeper and post office receiving house, Cross-in-Handpost office receiving house, Cross-in-HandKelly's Directory
POST OFFICE, Cross-in-Hand. Trayton Saunders, receiver. Letters from Hawkhurst arrive at 3.35 a.m.; delivered at 6.45 a.m. ; dispatched at 10 p.m. Here is a money order office

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