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6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Morris, M, Head, age 55 to 59, born Sussex; occupation: shoe makerWilliam Morris, master cordwainerSchool House1841 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Jane Morris, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexJane Morriss [Fitness]
Aaron Morris, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born SussexAaron Morris, nursery labourer
William Warner, M, age 5William Warner

30th Mar 1851CensusHead; occupation: school mistressSarah Newnham, school mistressNational School1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex

30th Mar 1851CensusHead, widowed, occupation: gardenerThomas Cornwall, gardenerNational School1851 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Sister, occupation: housekeeperMartha Cornwell

1867Directory entryMaresfield National SchoolPost Office Directory
National, Maresfield, Mrs. Lucy Knight, mistress; Infants', Mrs. Isaacs, mistress

1874Directory entryMaresfield National SchoolPost Office Directory
Here are two National schools, one an elegant and imposing structure, of red brick and stone, capable of accommodating 140 children, built on the old site, and opened in 1873, by the Lord Bishop of Chichester as a Mixed school; also one picturesquely situated on Ashdown forest, to accommodate 60 children, built and opened as an infant school in same year.

c 1875Maresfield, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyNational School

3rd Apr 1881CensusJohn J. Wright, M, Head, married, age 36, born Middlesex; occupation School masterJohn J. WrightSchool House1881 Census
Maresfield, Sussex
Martha S. M. Wright, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Middlesex; occupation School mistressMartha S. M. Wright
John W. Wright, M, Son, age 9, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarJohn W. Wright
Amelia M. Wright, F, Daughter, age 8, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarAmelia M. Wright
Florence Wright, F, Daughter, age 6, born Maresfield; occupation ScholarFlorence Wright
Alfred J. Wright, M, Son, age 4, born Middlesex; occupation ScholarAlfred J. Wright
William J. Wright, M, Son, age 1, born MaresfieldWilliam J. Wright

1882Directory entryMaresfield National SchoolKelly's Directory
National School (mixed), rebuilt in 1873 for 136 children ; average attendance, 78; John Joseph Wright, master

1888Directory entryWright, John J., school master, School house, MaresfieldSchool house, MaresfieldBrooker's Guide

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