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

12Five Ash DownAaron Wren, M, Head, married, age 59, born Uckfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Rebecca Wren, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Horsted Keynes
    Aaron Wren, M, Son, single, age 19, born Isfield; occupation Milk man
    Albert Wren, M, Son, single, age 15, born Uckfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Henry Wren, M, Son, age 10, born Framfield; occupation Scholar

12BevenfordGeorge Russell, M, Head, married, age 47, born Maresfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Rose Russell, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Maresfield

12BevenfordJoseph French, M, Head, married, age 26, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourer
    Agnes French, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Uckfield
    Agnes French, F, Daughter, age 2, born Buxted
    Alice French, F, Daughter, age 1, born Buxted
    Joseph French, M, Son, age 4 m, born Buxted

12Rocks FarmJames Leech, M, Head, married, age 29, born Oxfordshire; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Ann Leech, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Oxfordshire
    Micael Mortimore, M, Lodger, single, age 35, born Buckinghamshire; occupation: farm labourer

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