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20th Oct 1572LeaseholderJohn Rootes, of Maresfieldthe parsonage of FletchingBuckhurst Terrier
John Rootes of Maresfield, gentleman, holds by indenture all that the parsonage of Fletching with tithes oblations obventions profit commodity, and emoluments, and the glebe land as follows: Barn Croft in two parts, Pockchurch croft in two parts, Netherdeane acre, Parsonage Mead, the herbage of the Rowett als Deanacre Wood, Upperdeane Acre, Conyclappers, Barn Close and the croft lying to it, in all 41 acres
Rent £10.

1871Jesse Bellingham, M, Head, married, age 73, born Rotherfield, Sussex; employs 3 men and 1 boy; occupation FarmerJesse Bellingham, farmerParsonage Farm1871 Census

1871Philidelphia Bellingham, F, Wife, married, age 72, born Rotherfield, SussexPhiladelphia Bellingham [Turner]Parsonage Farm1871 Census

c 1875Piltdown, South West of Maresfield - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyParsonage Farm

3rd Apr 1881CensusJas. Bellingham, M, Head, married, age 54, born Buxted, employs 4 men and 2 boys; occupation: farmerJoseph Bellingham, farmerParsonage Farm1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Elizth. Bellingham, F, Wife, married, age 52, born BuxtedElizabeth Anne Bellingham [Bray]
Thos. Bellingham, M, Son, age 15, born BuxtedThomas Edward Bellingham, farmer
Benj. Turner, M, Servt, single, age 25, born Isfield; occupation: carterBenjamin Turner
Geo. Edward, M, Servt, single, age 17, born Newick; occupation: carterGeorge Edward

3rd Apr 1881CensusSophia Avis, F, Head, widowed, age 76, born Fletching; occupation: retired laundressSophia Avis [Bennett]Parsonage Farm1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusJas.W. Reed, M, Head, married, age 23, born Buxted; occupation Farm labourerJames William ReedParsonage Farm1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
Julia Reed, F, Wife, married, age 20, born FletchingJulia Reed [Langridge]
Ann R. Reed, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born FletchingAnn R. Reed

3rd Apr 1881CensusSarah Buckwell, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born FletchingSarah BuckwellParsonage Farm1881 Census
Fletching, Sussex
John Buckwell, M, Son, single, age 31, born Fletching; occupation Bricklayer's labourerJohn Buckwell

1882Directory entryBellingham Jsph. farmer, Parsonage farmParsonage farmKelly's Directory

1888Directory entryBellingham, Joseph, farmer, Parsonage farmParsonage farmBrooker's Guide

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