The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Framfield Census
The village of Framfield
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

3VillageCharles Watling, M, Head, married, age 41; occupation Gardener
    Lucy Watling, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Suffolk; occupation Dressmaker

3VillageWilliam Cottington, M, Head, married, age 44, born Framfield, occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza A. Cottington, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Buxted, occupation: laundress
    Ada M. Cottington, F, Daughter, age 2, born Framfield

3VillageHenry Leach, M, Head, married, age 51, born Cambridgeshire; occupation: vicar of Framfield
    Lucy Leach, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Yorkshire
    Lucy A.G. Leach, F, Daughter, age 12, born Yorkshire; occupation: scholar
    Jane S. Ruith, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Middlesex; occupation Ladies Maid
    Martha Muddle, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Framfield; occupation: housemaid
    Ann Eastwood, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Buxted; occupation: cook

3VillageHannah Hills, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Framfield; occupation: shopkeeper master
    Alfred Hills, M, Grandson, single, age 18, born Chiddingly; occupation: gardener
    William Hills, M, Grandson, age 15, born Brighton; occupation: scholar
    Gideon Holman, M, Grandson, age 12, born Framfield; occupation: scholar
    Thomas Holman, M, Grandson, age 9, born Framfield; occupation: scholar
    Mary G. Hills, F, Granddaughter, age 2, born Framfield
    Able Fielder, M, Brother, widowed, age 62, born Framfield; occupation: auctioneers porter

3VillageJames Brooker, M, Head, married, age 54, born Framfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann Brooker, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Westerham; occupation: dressmaker

3VillageRobert Chandler, M, Head, married, age 33, born Ringmer, occupation: grocer's assistant
    Frances Chandler, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Mayfield
    Frances A. Chandler, F, Daughter, age 8, born Worth, occupation: scholar
    Jane E. Chandler, F, Daughter, age 7, born Worth, occupation: scholar
    Gertrude Chandler, F, Daughter, age 6, born Worth, occupation: scholar
    Robert L. Chandler, M, Son, age 4, born Framfield

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