The Barnards of Sussex


Notable Occupations

Yeoman Farmer

Thomas 1600 Hurstpierpoint - John 1689 Hurstpierpoint - Edward 1764 Glynde - Thomas 1750 Jevington

Yeoman farmers were prosperous working farmers below the rank of gentry and generally worked their own land

Husbandman

John 1638 Keymer - Thomas 1736 Alborne - William 1748 Ringmer - Edward 1748 Ditton -

Working farmers below the rank of yeoman generally respected as average farmers locally.

They generally held land by leasehold or copyhold

Church Warden

John 1711 Laughton - William 1754 Ringmer - Thomas 1783 Jevington -

Overseer of the poor

John 1681 Laughton - William 1760 ringmer

Generally an unpaid post responsible for administering poor law money in the area

Bricklayer

Edward 1800 Builder

Carpenter

Thomas 1851Herstmonceux - Edward 1855 Herstmonceux

Gardener

Luther 1901 Herstmonceux & Poynings

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