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6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Baker, M, Head, age 35 to 39; occupation: land agentJohn Baker, land agentMount Pleasant1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
John Fisher, M, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: independentJohn Fisher

6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Reeves, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: servantGeorge Reeves, farm labourerMount Pleasant1841 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Lucy Reeves, F, [Wife], age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation: servantLucy Reeves

1851Gopsill, John, esq.John TopsillMount PleasantPost Office Directory

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, employs 1 person; occupation FarmerJohn TopsillMount Pleasant1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Topsill
SonGeorge Topsill
SonFrank Topsill
Servant; occupation: general servantLucy Reed [Bailey]

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: farm labourerJohn Sands, farm labourerMayfield Home1851 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
WifeSarah Ann Sands [Dann]
SonJohn Sands, farm labourer

7th Apr 1861CensusJohn James Rees, M, Head, married, age 48, born London, Middlesex; occupation: landed proprietorJohn James Rees, landed proprietorMount Pleasant1861 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Eleanor Ann Rees, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Croydon, SurreyEleanor Ann Rees
Ann Hughes, F, Sister-in-law, single, age 58, born London, Middlesex; occupation: housekeeperAnn Hughes
Lucy Barden, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantLucy Barden

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn James Rees, M, Head, married, age 50, born London, Middlesex; occupation: house and landownerJohn James Rees, house and landownerMount Pleasant1871 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ellen Rees, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Mayfield, SussexEllen Rees
Mary Jane Nelson, F, Servant, widowed, age 26, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: general servantMary Jane Nelson

1874Directory entryRees John, Mount PleasantMount PleasantPost Office Directory

c 1875Ordnance Place, Butchers Cross and Cowden, West of Mayfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyMountpleasant

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn James Rees, M, Head, married, age 60, born London; occupation Land and House OwnerJohn James ReesMount Pleasant1881 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ellen Rees, F, Wife, married, age 49, born MayfieldEllen Rees [Fenner]
Ann Fenner, F, Sister In Law, single, age 57, born Mayfield; occupation: assistant housekeeperAnn Fenner

1882Directory entryRees John James, Mount pleasantMount pleasantKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusEllen Rees, F, Head, widowed, age 59, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Living on own meansEllen ReesMount Pleasant1891 Census
Mayfield, Sussex
Ann Fenner, F, Sister, single, age 67, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Living on own meansAnn Fenner
Mary Fenner, F, Sister, single, age 66, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Living on own meansMary Fenner
Rebecca Fenner, F, Sister, single, age 56, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Living on own meansRebecca Walder Fenner
Sally Wren, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation General Domestic ServantSally Wren

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