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26th Feb 1839Bullfinches and Motts Farm, Sussex - 1839Thomas Cornwall (occupier) and Joseph Delves (owner)Thomas Cornwall, farm labourerHomestead, Buildings (0 acres 2 roods 0 perches) plot 240Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Cornwell, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex, occupation: farmerThomas Cornwall, farm labourerMots1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Cornwell, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexMary Anne Cornwall [Blackman]
John Cornwell, M, [Son], age 15, born SussexJohn Cornwall, gardener
Sarah Cornwell, F, [Daughter], age 15, born SussexSarah Cornwell
Robert Cornwell, M, [Son], age 12, born SussexRobert Cornwell
Frances Cornwell, F, [Daughter], age 10, born SussexFrances Cornwall
Eliza Cornwell, F, [Daughter], age 7, born SussexEliza Cornwall
Ann Cornwell, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexAnn Cornwall
Thomas Cornwell, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexThomas Cornwall

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; employs 2 people; occupation: farmerThomas Martin, farmerMotts Farm1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeSophia Martin [Knight]
Servant; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Parker
Servant; occupation: farm labourerAbraham Allen, farm labourer
Servant; occupation House servantEliza Adams

2nd Apr 1871CensusLouisa Alldis, F, Servant, widowed, age 26, born Newington, London; occupation: domestic servant and nurseLouisa AlldisMotts Farm House1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Frederick Semark, M, Son, age 10m, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, son of the master of the houseFrederick Semark

2nd Apr 1871CensusAlexander Butler, M, Head, married, age 54, born Benenden, Kent; occupation: farm bailiff of 120 acres employing 5 men and 1 boyAlexander Butler, farm bailiffMotts Farm House1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Harriet Butler, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Benenden, KentHarriet Butler
James Butler, M, Son, single, age 23, born Benenden, Kent; occupation: farm labourerJames Butler
John Butler, M, Son, age 19, born Benenden, Kent; occupation: farm labourerJohn Butler
William Butler, M, Son, age 11, born Benenden, Kent; occupation: scholarWilliam Butler
Alexander Butler, M, Son, age 3, born Benenden, KentAlexander Butler

c 1875Hamsell, Hamsellwood, Bullfinches & Eridge Station, South West of Eridge Park - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyMotts Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Brooman, M, Head, married, age 52, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm bailiffAlfred Brooman, farm bailiffMotts1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Jane Emily Harriet Brooman, F, Wife, married, age 43, born NorfolkJane Emily Harriet Brooman [Moore]
Alfred Benjamin Brooman, M, Son, age 10, born Withyham; occupation: scholarAlfred Benjamin Brooman
George Brooman, M, Son, age 7, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarGeorge Brooman

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Mitchell, M, Head, married, age 29, born Fletching; occupation: gardenerGeorge MitchellMotts Farm1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Lucy Mitchell, F, Wife, married, age 27, born BuxtedLucy Mitchell
James Mitchell, M, Brother, single, age 18, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourerJames Mitchell
Thomas Seamark, M, Visitor, single, age 16, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation Auctioneer's clerkThomas Seamark

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Leaves, M, Head, married, age 42, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: builderCharles Leeves, builderMotts1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Pricillia Leaves, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Ashford, KentPriscilla Jane Leeves [Sherlock]
Mildred Fanny Leaves, F, Daughter, age 5, born Tunbridge, KentMildred Fanny Leaves
Kate Mary Leaves, F, Daughter, age 4, born Tunbridge, KentKate Mary Leaves
Frederick Charles Leaves, M, Son, age 3 months, born Rotherfield, SussexFrederick Charles Leaves
Frances Shorrock, F, Sister-in-law, age 43, born Charing, KentFrances Shorrock

5th Apr 1891CensusAlfred Hopkins, M, Head, married, age 48, born Watford, Hertfordshire; occupation: coachmanAlfred Hopkins, coachmanMotts1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Maria Hopkins, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Keston, LincolnshireMaria Hopkins
Catherine Alice Hopkins, F, Daughter, age 13, born Windsor, BerkshireCatherine Alice Hopkins
Amelia Hopkins, F, Daughter, age 9, born Windsor, Berkshire; occupation: scholarAmelia Hopkins
Alfred John Hopkins, M, Son, age 5, born Windsor, Berkshire; occupation: scholarAlfred John Hopkins
Alice Louise Hopkins, F, Daughter, age 11, born Windsor, Berkshire; occupation: scholarAlice Louise Hopkins

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Evans, M, Head, married, age 43, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: carterWilliam Evans, carterMotts1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Evans, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Ticehurst, SussexMary Evans
Walter Evans, M, Son, single, age 17, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWalter Evans
Ruth Evans, F, Daughter, age 14, born Hellingly, SussexRuth Evans
Ebenezer Evans, M, Son, age 12, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: carter's mateEbenezer Evans
Mercy Evans, F, Daughter, age 8, born Ringmer, Sussex; occupation: scholarMercy Evans
Elizabeth Evans, F, Daughter, age 5, born Ringmer, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Evans
Eli Albert Evans, M, Son, age 1, born Buxted, SussexEli Albert Evans

c 1899Leyswood, Bullfinches, Motts Farm & Holden, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyMotts Farm

2nd Apr 1911CensusDavid Winder, M, Head, married, age 43, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: carter on farmDavid Winder, carter on farmMotts Farm, Leyswood, Groombridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Alice Winder, F, Wife, married 19 years, age 42, born Tonbridge, KentAlice Winder
Fredrick George Winder, M, Son, single, age 19, born Shipbourne, Kent; occupation: labourer on farmFredrick George Winder
Alfred Frank Winder, M, Son, single, age 17, born Shipbourne, Kent; occupation: carter mate on farmAlfred Frank Winder
David Albert Victor Winder, M, Son, age 10, born Shipbourne, Kent; occupation: schoolDavid Albert Victor Winder

2nd Apr 1911CensusThomas Baker, M, Head, married, age 41, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: estate blacksmithThomas Baker, estate blacksmithMotts Farm, Groombridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Marion Baker, F, Wife, married 14 years, age 40, born Whitchurch, ShropshireMarion Baker
Frederick William Baker, M, Son, age 13, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: schoolFrederick William Baker

2nd Apr 1911CensusHenry J. Vinall, M, Head, married, age 61, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: gardenerHenry J. Vinall, gardenerMotts Farm, Groombridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Alice Vinall, F, Wife, married 37 years, age 61, born Rotherfield, SussexAlice Vinall
Clara Vinall, F, Granddaughter, age 10, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: schoolClara Vinall

2001TodayMotts Farm

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