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26th Feb 1839Birchden Farm and Park Corner, South of Groombridge - 1839Joseph Sales (occupier) and Samuel Sales (owner)Joseph Sales, farmerPart of House and Garden (0 acres 1 roods 39 perches) plot 151Rotherfield Tithe Map

6th Jun 1841CensusJoseph Sales, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJoseph Sales, farmerPark Corner1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Lucy Sales, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexLucy Field [Sales]
John Sales, M, [Son], age 14, born SussexJohn Sales
William Sales, M, [Son], age 12, born SussexWilliam Sales
Henrey Sales, M, [Son], age 10, born SussexHenry Sales, labourer
Samuel Sales, M, [son], age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: cabinet makerSamuel Sales, cabinet maker

6th Jun 1841CensusJesse Dray, M, Head, age 35 to 39, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJesse Dray, beer shopkeeperPark Corner1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Dray, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born SussexMary Dray [Sales]
James Dray, M, [Son], age 7, born SussexJames Dray
Sarah Dray, F, [Daughter], age 5, born SussexSarah Dray
Charlott Dray, F, [Daughter], age 4, born SussexCharlotte Dray
William Dray, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexWilliam Dray
Hariott Dray, F, [Daughter], age 3 months, born SussexHarriett Dray
Jane Budgen, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantJane Budgen

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: beer shopkeeperJesse Dray, beer shopkeeperBeershop1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
WifeMary Dray [Sales]
Daughter; occupation: scholarCharlotte Dray
Son; occupation: scholarWilliam Dray
Daughter; occupation: scholarHarriett Dray
DaughterLucy Dray
Daughter; occupation: scholarAngel Elenor Dray
DaughterMary Ann Dray
SonJesse Dray
Visitor; occupation Farm LabourerJames Tidman

7th Apr 1861CensusSamuel Baker, M, Head, married, age 43, born Isel Abbotts, Somerset; occupation: beershop keeperSamuel Baker, beershop keeperPark Corner1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Sarah Baker, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Tonbridge, KentSarah Ann Baker [Barnett]
Leah Baker, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tonbridge, KentLeah Baker
William Baker, M, Son, age 11, born Tonbridge, KentWilliam Baker
Thomas Baker, M, Son, age 9, born Tonbridge, KentThomas Baker
Sarah Jane Baker, F, Daughter, age 8m, born Tonbridge, KentSarah Jane Baker
Susanna Baker, F, Daughter, age 8m, born Rotherfield, SussexSusannah Elizabeth Baker

2nd Apr 1871CensusJohn Stapley, M, Head, married, age 46, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper and farmer of 20 acres employing 2 men and 1 boyJohn Stapley, master carman, innkeeper and farmerPark Corner Inn1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Sarah Stapley, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Dicker, SussexSarah Stapley
Henry Hemsley, M, Nephew, age 14, born Wadhurst, SussexHenry Hemsley, gardener
Thomas Kenwood, M, Boarder, age 12, born St Leonards, Sussex; handicap: imbecileThomas Kenwood
Elizabeth Hoadley, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general servantElizabeth Hannah Hoadley
John Stapley, M, Servant, single, age 47, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJohn Stapley
Harry Pope, M, Servant, age 14, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm servantHarry Pope

2nd Apr 1871CensusGeorge Pullein, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Petworth, Sussex; occupation: under gardenerGeorge PulleinPark Corner Inn1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
Charles Ransom, M, Lodger, single, age 19, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerCharles Ransom
Thomas Pearce, M, Lodger, single, age 18, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Pearce
William Ransom, M, Lodger, single, age 17, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Ransom
William Penfold, M, Lodger, single, age 15, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Penfold

c 1875Birchden, Park Corner & Cobbarn, South of Groombridge - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyGoldsmiths Arms

3rd Apr 1881CensusCharles Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 30, born Wadhurst; occupation: innkeeperCharles Hemsley, innkeeperPark Corner Public House1881 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Catherine Hemsley, F, Wife, married, age 36, born MaidstoneCatherine Bertha Hemsley [Frith]
Isabella Hemsley, F, Daughter, age 9, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarIsabella Catherine Hemsley
Charles Hemsley, M, Son, age 6, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholarCharles Hemsley
Arthur Hemsley, M, Son, age 2, born RotherfieldArthur Hemsley
Emily Hubble, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Tonbridge; occupation: domestic servantEmily Hubble
Mary Trith, F, Mother In Law, widowed, age 73, born MaidstoneMary Trith
George Elbrow, M, Lodger, single, age 60; occupation: railway labourerGeorge Elbrow

5th Apr 1891CensusCharles Blunt, M, Head, married, age 36, born Goudhurst, Kent, occupation: manager of public house and bailiffCharles Blunt, manager of public house and bailiffParkcorner1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Elizabeth Blunt, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Wadhurst, Sussex, occupation: assistantMary Elizabeth Blunt
Agnes Olive Blunt, F, Daughter, age 8, born Goudhurst, Kent, occupation: scholarAgnes Olive Blunt
John Charles Blunt, M, Son, age 5, born Goudhurst, KentJohn Charles Blunt

2nd Apr 1911CensusAlfred William Boreham, M, Head, married, age 48, born Nazing, Essex; occupation: public house keeperAlfred William Boreham, public house keeperGoldsmiths Arms, Park Corner, Groombridge1911 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary Jane Boreham, F, Wife, married 20 years, age 46, born Dalston, LondonMary Jane Boreham
Alice Maude Boreham, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Potters Bar, Middlesex; occupation: farmerAlice Maude Boreham
Daisey Ellen Cottenham, F, single, age 16, born Limpsfield, Surrey; occupation: general servantDaisey Ellen Cottenham

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