The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Buxted Census
North and West of Buxted including Buxted Park, Hog House, Coopers Green, Lephams Bridge, Five Ash Down, Bevenford, May Pole Inn, Hurstwood, Sleeches Farm and Rectory House
Please note:
  • These census records have been transcribed from images of the original census sheets. Whilst all care has been taken, the result is an interpretation of the original which is available at Local Record Offices, from The National Archives, and from
  • Occupation has been unified (e.g. Ag Lab, Farm Lab, and many other such recordings are all displayed as Farm labourer).
  • The Sheet Number is as shown on the original document and is linked to a page showing all the entries on that Sheet (as well as entries from the following or previous sheet where the entry for the location covers more than one sheet).
  • In those instances where the Census entry is incorrect or missing and it has been possible from other sources to derive a correction, then these changes are shown inside square brackets, e.g. [Wife]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

4Lephams BridgeEllen Kenward, F, Head, single, age 48, born Lindfield; occupation: farmer
    Harriett Kenward, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Uckfield
    George Kenward, M, Son, single, age 22, born Waldron; occupation: farm bailiff
    Edwin Kenward, M, Son, age 16, born Waldron; occupation: scholar
    Amy Kenward, F, Daughter, age 14, born Waldron; occupation: scholar

4Coopers GreenEmma Olive, F, Head, single, age 61, born Canterbury; occupation Annuitant
    Mabel Olive, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Hellingly; occupation Annuitant
    Annie Cottingham, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Buxted, occupation: domestic servant

4Five Ash DownRobert Fleet, M, Head, married, age 64, born Isfield; occupation Veterinary Surgeon
    Ann Mary Fleet, F, Wife, married, age 61
    Albert Fleet, M, Son, single, age 24, born Maresfield; occupation Labourer

4Five Ash DownJames Smith, M, Head, single, age 63, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourer
    Rose Anna Smith, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Buxted; occupation: housekeeper
    Nelson Smith, M, Son, single, age 16, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourer

4Five Ash DownRichard Ralph, M, Head, married, age 64, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourer
    Frances Ralph, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Buxted
    Ellen Ralph, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Maresfield; occupation: domestic servant
    William Ralph, M, Son, age 14, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourer

4Five Ash DownGeorge Richards, M, Head, married, age 40, born Fletching; occupation Railway Labourer
    Elizabeth Richards, F, Wife, age 32, born Buxted
    Amos Richards, M, Son, age 11, born Frant; occupation Scholar
    Annie Richards, F, Daughter, age 6, born Uckfield; occupation Scholar
    Mercy Ellen Richards, F, Daughter, age 4, born Buxted
    Elizabeth Martha Richards, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born Buxted

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