The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Heathfield Census
Reference RG 11/1044: Hailsham District; Hellingly Subdistrict; Heathfield Enumeration District No 14; Enumerator: G W R Purchase
Part of the Civil Parish of Heathfield which lies Southeast of the Road leading from Cade Street, past the Church to the Clappers as far as Mr W. Haffendens Shop and South of the footpath leading from thence to the Hooks, and East of the footpath leading from thence to the Road leading from the Clappers to Horeham, and the Houses on both sides of the Road towards Horeham to the Boundary of the Parish including Cowden, Marl Green, The Clappers, the Parsonage, the Vicarage, and the Half Moon.
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 ancestry.co.uk
  • 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]
 
Sheet    Place    Census entry
1Church StreetSarah Knight, F, Head, widowed, age 80, born Chailey, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
1Old Work House, Church StreetMary Sands, F, Head, married, age 41, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: small general shop
1Old Work House, Church StreetHannah Upfield, F, Head, age 62, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
1Church StreetGeorge W. Phillips, M, Head, married, age 34, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: master tailor
2Church StreetStephen Taylor, M, Head, married, age 36, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: bootmaker
2Church StreetCharles Styes, M, Head, single, age 19, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: grocer
2Church StreetMary Covell, F, Head, widowed, age 43, born Boreham, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
2Heathfield HouseWilliam Fears, M, Head, single, age 32, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: groom and gardener, in charge of the premises
2Heathfield HouseHerbert Brook, M, Head, married, age 30, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: warehouseman and gardener
2Tanners FarmCharles Collins, M, Head, married, age 41, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 120 acres employing 4 men and 2 boys
3[Star Inn], Church StreetHarry Durrant, M, Head, married, age 27, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper at the Star Inn
3Church StreetHarriett Lovell, F, Head, single, age 27, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: laundrymaid
3Church StreetHenry Rainsley, M, Head, married, age 31, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
4Church StreetJohn Winchester, M, Head, married, age 73, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
4Church PassageJoseph Offin, M, Head, married, age 55, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener
4Church PassageGeorge Reed, M, Head, married, age 50, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: tailor
4Church PassageCharlotte Dray, F, (Head), single, age 54, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: infant school mistress
4Church PassageAlbert Covell, M, Head, married, age 40, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: harness maker employing 1 man
5Old Parsonage FarmWilliam Brett, M, Head, married, age 56, born Mountfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 40 acres employing 1 man and 1 boy
5Old Parsonage FarmGeorge Upfield, M, Head, married, age 43, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: master cooper
5School HillJohn Payne, M, Head, married, age 48, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: master carpenter employing 5 men and 2 boys
6School Hill VillaGeorge Bird, M, Head, married, age 32, born Hammersmith, Middlesex; occupation: curate of All Saints parish church
6The Vicarage, School HillRev William Jackson, M, Head, married, age 62, born Liverpool, Lancashire; occupation: clerk in holy orders
6Park H Cottage, School HillGeorge Arnold, M, Head, married, age 36, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: gardener
7Putlands Cottage, School HillDaniel Drawbridge, M, Head, married, age 76, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7Putlands Cottage, School HillWilliam Leeves, M, Head, married, age 25, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: gardener
7Putlands Villa, School HillEdward T.C. Ellis, M, Head, married, age 38, born Windsor, Berkshire; occupation: medical general practitioner
7Putlands Spring, School HillElizabeth Cooper, F, Head, single, age 60, born Prettlewell, Essex; occupation: housekeeper domestic
8Half Moon Inn, Cade StreetAlice Covell, F, Head, single, age 34, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper
8Police Station, Cade StreetHenry Maynard, M, Head, married, age 51, born Bickley, Sussex; occupation: police constable
8Stone House, Cade StreetMary Pankhurst, F, Head, single, age 67, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: young ladies boarding school
9Cade StreetWilliam Thompson, M, Head, married, age 38, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Cade StreetSamuel Homewood, M, Head, married, age 57, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: whitesmith
9Browndown, Cade StreetAaron Leeves, M, Head, married, age 32, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper
9Belle Vue, Cade StreetCharles J. Russell, M, Head, married, age 27, born Hurst Green, Sussex; occupation: plumber painter
9Duntons Farm, Cade StreetThos. Manktelow, M, Head, married, age 42, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Cottage below Duntons, Cade StreetThomas Turner, M, Head, married, age 68, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Cottage below Duntons, Cade StreetHannah Booth, F, Head, widowed, age 61, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: laundry woman
10Old Cottage & Cade Street FarmBenjamin Daniels, M, Head, married, age 53, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
10Chapel Row, Cade StreetGeorge Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 57, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Chapel Row, Cade StreetAnn Brazil, F, Head, widowed, age 60, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: hawker
11Chapel Row, Cade StreetJoseph Barrow, M, Head, married, age 33, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Chapel Row, Cade StreetStephen Piper, M, Head, widowed, age 72, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: Skin dealer
11Chapel Row, Cade StreetEsther H. Lovell, F, Head, widowed, age 37, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
11Chapel Row, Cade StreetHorace White, M, Head, single, age 51, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: chicken farmer of 3 ½ acres of land
11Chapel Hill Farm late HaymanWilliam Clark, M, Head, married, age 61, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 30 acres
12Owlsbury ParkAlfred Bean, M, Head, married, age 29, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 30 acres
12Ebenezer Farm, Punnetts Town RoadJames Martin, M, Head, married, age 36, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 9 acres
12Barley Mow Beer House, Punnetts Town RoadThomas Pettitt, M, Head, married, age 51, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: beerhouse keeper and farmer of 10 acres
12Grocer Shop, Punnetts Town RoadGeorge R. Pont, M, Head, married, age 32, born Hooe, Sussex; occupation: grocer and draper
13Side Road, Punnetts TownStephen Martin, M, Head, married, age 24, born Hurstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13Side Road, Punnetts TownRobert Cornwall, M, Head, married, age 59, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: shoe maker
13Side Road, Punnetts TownStephen Saunders, M, Head, married, age 36, born Punnetts Town Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
14Rangers Farm, Punnetts TownHenry Kemp, M, Head, married, age 44, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 36 ½ acres employing 1 man and 1 boy
14Punnets TownWalter S. Parsons, M, Head, married, age 40, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15Church Road leading to ClappersHenry Jarman, M, Head, single, age 45, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15Church Road leading to Hale HillCharles Lancaster, M, Head, married, age 58, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15Church Road leading to Hale HillJames Reed, M, Head, married, age 62, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15Church Road leading to Vines CrossGeorge Stredwick, M, Head, married, age 43, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: beerhouse keeper and farmer of 10 acres of land
15Church Road leading to Vines Cross on Fords FarmAlfred Brett, M, Head, married, age 39, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16Foords Cottages, Vines CrossJames Robins, M, Head, married, age 36, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16Mount Pleasant, Vines CrossRichard Muggeridge, M, Head, married, age 40, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16Mount Pleasant, Vines CrossWilliam Barrow, M, Head, married, age 30, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16Foords Farm, Vines CrossCharles Brett, M, Head, married, age 58, born Mountfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 181 acres employing 4 men and 1 boy
17By Vines CrossHenry Mitchell, M, Head, married, age 44, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17Stredwicks, Vines CrossJames Baker, Sen., M, Head, married, age 82, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 3 acres; handicap: deaf
17Balsock, Vines CrossRichard Barrow, M, Head, widowed, age 70, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: retired farmer
17Vines CrossJames Bull, M, Head, married, age 24, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17Vines CrossGeorge Stredwick, Jun., M, Head, married, age 21, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: poulterer
17Vines CrossJohn T. Mepham, M, Head, married, age 33, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: wheelwright
18Gravel Pit Cottage, The ClappersGeorge Haffenden, M, Head, married, age 33, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: railway plate layer
18Horeham Road to the Clappers Paynes CottageJames Harmer, M, Head, married, age 35, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
18Stream M Farm, Horeham RoadThomas Mepham, M, Head, married, age 68, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: seed dresser and farmer of 70 acres of land
18Diamonds Farm, Horeham RoadEdward Hayward, M, Head, married, age 35, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: cattle dealer and farmer of 78 acres
19Redlands Farm, Horeham Road to ClappersSamuel Haffenden, M, Head, married, age 33, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: carter on this farm
19Marl Green, Clappers RoadJohn Atwood, M, Head, single, age 75, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
19Clappers Road to Marl GreenJames Fuller, M, Head, married, age 35, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
20Pigstone Farm, Clappers Road to Marl GreenStephen Akehurst, M, Head, married, age 52, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 15 acres
20Old Clappers Farm House, Clappers Road to Marl GreenJames Baldwin, M, Head, married, age 40, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
20Marl GreenThomas Beal, M, Head, married, age 22, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: carter
21Marl Green FarmGeorge Baker, M, Head, married, age 52, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 287 acres employing 7 labourers and 2 boys
21Cowden Hall FarmEllen Stephens, F, Head, married, age 43, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper servant
21Cowden Hall CottageRobert Burton, M, Head, married, age 26, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

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