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c 1795Holty Common, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamBower Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusRichard Fletcher, M, Head, age 45 to 49; occupation: gardenerRichard Fletcher, gardenerBower House1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Sarah Fletcher, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexSarah Fletcher

6th Jun 1841CensusJohn Fry, M, Head, age 50 to 54, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJohn Fry, farmerBower Farm1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Caroline Fry, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexCaroline Fry [Stephens]
Elizabeth Fry, F, [Daughter], age 20 to 24, born SussexElizabeth Fry
Edward Fry, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexEdward Fry
Samuel Fry, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexSamuel Fry, farm labourer
Mary Fry, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexMary Fry
Ann Fry, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexAnn Fry
William Lock, M, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Lock
Davy Austen, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerDavy Austen
William Hoade, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Hoade

6th Jun 1841CensusHannah Frances, F, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: independentHannah FrancesBower Farm1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Elizabeth Frances, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexElizabeth Frances
John Frances, M, [Son], age 5, born SussexJohn Frances
William Frances, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexWilliam Frances
Mary Frances, F, [Daughter], age 1, born SussexMary Frances

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 3 people; occupation FARMERWilliam PotterBower Farm1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
WifeElizabeth Ann Potter
Son; occupation FARM SERVANTJohn Potter
Daughter; widowed; occupation: dressmakerElizabeth Mellish
Daughter; occupation HOUSE SERVANTJane Potter
Daughter-in-lawEmily Potter
Grand-sonAlfred Potter
Grand-daughter, occupation: house servantEsther Butcher
Brother; occupation FARM SERVANTJohn Potter
Servant; widowed; occupation: carterCharles Greenaway
Servant; occupation CARTER'S MATERichard Seal
Servant; occupation farm labourerJoseph Atherfold
Servant; occupation: carter's matePhillip Denison

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; widowed; occupation: gardenerRichard Fletcher, gardenerGardeners House, Bower1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Daughter; occupation: housekeeperSarah Fletcher

5th Apr 1891CensusAnnie Gribble, F, Head, widowed, age 54, born Ewell, Surrey; occupation: laundressAnnie Gribble, laundressBower House1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Emily Gribble, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born Burton, Northamptonshire; occupation: laundressEmily Gribble
Ernest Gribble, M, Son, single, age 21, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: watchmakerErnest Gribble
Ester Turner, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Copthorne, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantEster Turner

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Harris, M, Head, married, age 55, born Dunstable, Devon; occupation: gardenerCharles Harris, gardenerBower House1891 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
Charlotte Harris, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Upton, GloucestershireCharlotte Harris
James Harris, M, Son, single, age 30, born Butleigh, Somerset; occupation: gardenerJames Harris
Alice Harris, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Butleigh, SomersetAlice Harris
Emmie A Harris, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Hainden, Monmouth, Wales; occupation: school mistressEmmie A Harris

c 1899Hammerwood, Sussex and Kent - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyBower Farm

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