The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Herstmonceux Census
Reference RG 11/1042: Hailsham District; Herstmonceux Enumeration District No 6; Enumerator: Edward Dawes, snr.
That Portion of the Civil Parish of Herstmonceux that lies South of the Road leading from Western Boundery of Parish at Shrub Green, to Eastern Boundery of same at Windmillhill including Parish Church, Rectory, & Glebe, Crossways, part of Magham Down, Gingers Green, part of Shrub Green, part of the village of Gardenstreet, part of Windmillhill, Lime Park, Chapel Row, Lower Road, Cherrycroft, Wargroves, Herstmonceux Place Park & Castle, Park Gates, Newbridge & Gildridge.
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
1Hoads HillDavid Gurr, M, Head, married, age 46, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1Hoads HillStephens Billings, M, Head, married, age 28, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1Hoads HillWardin Diplock, M, Head, married, age 23, born Little Horsted, Sussex; occupation: coachman
1Park GateCharles Hobday, M, Head, married, age 39, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer; handicap: deaf
2Herstmonceux ParkWalter Elphick, M, Head, married, age 36, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: shepherd
2Church FarmWilliam R. Wells, M, Head, married, age 34, born West Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 556 acres employing 8 men and 3 boys
2Church FarmJohn Hoad, M, Head, married, age 45, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: day labourer
2Church FarmThomas Barnard, M, Head, married, age 71, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: marshman
3Church RoadEdward Barnard, M, Head, married, age 48, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: journeyman carpenter
3Milland HouseWilliam Shadwell, M, Head, married, age 33, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: market gardener
3Milland CottageCharles Stratford, M, Head, married, age 42, born Danthorpe, Oxfordshire; occupation: coachman
3Milland CottageHenry Creasey, M, Head, married, age 35, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: carter
4Milland CottageWilliam Muggridge, M, Head, married, age 35, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4Cherry Croft CottageWalter Elphick, M, Head, married, age 50, born Westham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4Cherry Croft HouseAnn H. Greenaway, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born Barton on Heath, Warwickshire; occupation: independant
5Herstmonceux PlaceAugustus M. Campbell, M, Head, married, age 40, born Rome; occupation: independant
5Wargrove CottageEdward Brook, M, Head, married, age 24, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: cowman
5Lodge Gate, Herstmonceux PlaceJohn Pilbeam, M, Head, married, age 59, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: Gardener
5Lodge Gate, Herstmonceux PlaceSophia Boots, F, Head, widowed, age 60, born Northiam, Sussex; occupation: domestic housekeeper
5Wargrove HouseJoseph Barratt, M, Head, single, age 69, born Manchester, Lancashire; occupation: independant fund holder
6Upper Butlers HouseJesse Gander, M, Head, married, age 39, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm carter
6Upper Butlers HouseHenry Harmer, M, Head, single, age 48, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: gardener
6Flowers GreenRebecca Millar, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: grocer
6Flowers GreenCharles J. Wissam, M, Head, married, age 24, born London, Middlesex; occupation: shoemaker
6Flowers GreenMoses Elphick, M, Head, married, age 77, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: gardener
6Flowers GreenRichd. Payne, M, Head, married, age 55, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: labourer
6Flowers GreenGeorge A. Larby, M, Head, married, age 56, born Finsbury, Middlesex; occupation: farmer of 63 acres employing 2 men and 1 boy
7Flowers GreenThomas Flint, M, Head, married, age 65, born Isfield, Sussex; occupation: coachman
7Flowers GreenTrayton Bryant, M, Head, married, age 59, born Ringmer, Sussex; occupation: carter
7Flowers GreenRueben Hope, M, Head, widowed, age 49, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: milkman
7Flowers GreenGeorge C. Parkins, M, Head, married, age 56, born Salton, Westmorland; occupation: late superintendent G.P.O.
7Lime End FarmThos. Huntley, M, Head, married, age 62, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 165 acres employing 4 men and 2 boys
7Lime GateEdward Benn, M, Head, widowed, age 37, born Gyderstone, Norfolk; occupation: coachman
7Chapel RowJoseph Lullham, M, Head, married, age 38, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: labourer
8Chapel RowSarah E. Sargant, F, Head, widowed, age 51, born Dallington, Sussex; occupation: sewing machinist
8Chapel RowEliza Akehurst, F, Head, widowed, age 38, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: laundress
8Chapel RowCharles Morris, M, Head, married, age 55, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: parish clerk
8Chapel RowMercy Histed, F, Head, widowed, age 78, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
8Chapel RowElizabeth Oxley, F, Head, widowed, age 56, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: Needle woman
8Chapel RowRichard Billinness, M, Head, married, age 49, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
8Chapel RowThomas Smith, M, Head, married, age 39, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: trug basket maker
9Chapel RowHannah Hunnisett, F, Head, widowed, age 41, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
9Chapel RowGeorge Franks, M, Head, married, age 43, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: grocer
9Chapel RowElizabeth Winchester, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
9Chapel RowLester Billings, M, Head, married, age 21, born Catsfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
9Chapel HouseWilliam Parnacott, M, Head, married, age 51, born Bath, Somerset; occupation: independant minister
10Beer HouseWilliam Gander, M, Head, married, age 57, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: beer housekeeper
10Chapel RowWilliam Akehurst, M, Head, married, age 32, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Chapel RowGeorge Veness, M, Head, married, age 66, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Chapel RowJohn Baker, M, Head, married, age 35, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: painter
11Chapel RowAnn Apps, F, Head, married, age 56, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: basket maker's wife
11Chapel RowHannah Brook, F, Head, widowed, age 52, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
11Lime ParkThomas Arkcoll, M, Head, widowed, age 63, born Findon, Sussex; occupation: magistrate
11Parsonage CottageJames Coleman, M, Head, married, age 45, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12Lower ButlersJohn Coleman, M, Head, married, age 43, born Brede, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 160 acres employing 4 men and 2 boys
12Lower ButlersHenry Beal, M, Head, married, age 24, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: market gardener
12Lower ButlersJohnathan Keely, M, Head, married, age 44, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: labourer
12Golden CrossWilliam Norman, M, Head, married, age 26, born Carlisle, Cumberland; occupation: gardener
12Golden CrossEdward Hook, M, Head, married, age 49, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13Golden CrossFrances Hunisett, F, Head, widowed, age 57, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: laundress
13Golden CrossCharles Gander, M, Head, widowed, age 57, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: labourer
13Golden CrossCharles Medhurst, M, Head, single, age 38, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: labourer
13Lower RoadRichard Hoad, M, Head, married, age 74, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: looker
13Old House FarmElizabeth Watson, F, Head, widowed, age 59, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 106 acres employing 2 men and 2 boys
13Old House FarmJames Cornford, M, Head, married, age 52, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
14Tye HouseWalter Elphick, M, Head, married, age 43, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: labourer
14New BridgeRuth Marshall, F, Head, widowed, age 76, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: looker's wife
14Kings BrooksEdward Harmer, M, Head, married, age 29, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: shepherd
14Kings Brook CottageHenry Hills, M, Head, married, age 62, born Steap, Hampshire; occupation: labourer
14Adams HoleJames Message, M, Head, married, age 62, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: labourer
14Under RoadAnne Friend, F, Head, widowed, age 47, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
14Under RoadThomas Friend, M, Head, single, age 17, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: footman
15Under RoadHenry Message, M, Head, married, age 57, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15Under RoadJohn Burgess, M, Head, widowed, age 48, born Selmeston, Sussex; occupation: labourer
15GilridgeJames Coleman, M, Head, married, age 53, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm foreman
15Old Turnpike Magham DownGeorge Saunders, M, Head, widowed, age 57, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: labourer
15Old Turnpike Magham DownThomas Henry Brett, M, Head, married, age 28, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker
16Old Turnpike RoadCharles Baker, M, Head, married, age 35, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16Old Turnpike RoadRichard Pallett, M, Head, married, age 47, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16Squirall CottageHenry Baker, M, Head, married, age 33, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: carter
16Deudneys FarmThomas Ratcliffe, M, Head, married, age 41, born West Peckham, Kent; occupation: farmer of 420 acres employing 10 men and 3 boys
16New RoadThomas W. Roberts, M, Head, married, age 42, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: labourer
17New RoadGeorge Webb, M, Head, married, age 55, born Nettlested, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
17New RoadCharles Collbran, M, Head, married, age 42, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: basket maker
17Upper HouseThomas Field, M, Head, married, age 57, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17Upper HouseJesse Gander, M, Head, married, age 52, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17Coopers CrossGeorge Coleman, M, Head, married, age 67, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
18Coopers CrossWilliam Hutchinson, M, Head, married, age 39, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
18Coopers CrossJohn Brett, M, Head, married, age 52, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: gardener
18Coopers CrossJerry Billings, M, Head, married, age 60, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
18Coopers CrossWilliam Redbourne, M, Head, married, age 37, born Abingdon, Berkshire; occupation: groom and gardener
19Coopers CrossEphraim Coleman, M, Head, married, age 71, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
19The RectoryRev W. L. Wild, M, Head, married, age 43, born East Dulwich, Surrey; occupation: rector of Herstmonceux
19Gingers GreenGeorge Hutchinson, M, Head, married, age 66, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: farmer and fruiterer
19Gingers GreenRichard Bugess, M, Head, married, age 63, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
20Stunts GreenHenry Watson, M, Head, married, age 39, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 136 acres employing 3 men and 1 boy
20Stunts GreenSamuel Wood, M, Head, married, age 61, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
20Stunts GreenEdward Wood, M, Head, married, age 26, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
20Stunts GreenCharles Wood, M, Head, married, age 70, born Lindfield, Sussex; occupation: corn merchant
20Stunts GreenAlbert Chrismas, M, Head, married, age 21, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: brewer's drayman
20Stunts GreenSampson Funnell, M, Head, married, age 49, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
21Chestnut LodgeMargaret A. Turner, F, Head, single, age 63, born Whitstable, Kent; occupation: retired farmer
21Bedlam GreenTom Woodhams, M, Head, married, age 42, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 72 acres employing 2 men and 1 boy
21Bedlam GreenWilliam Moon, M, Head, married, age 66, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: tailor employing 2 men
21Bedlam GreenCharles Coleman, M, Head, married, age 36, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
22Bedlam GreenHenry Cornford, M, Head, married, age 33, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
22Bedlam GreenGeorge Honeysett, M, Head, married, age 28, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: carrier's servant
22Bedlam GreenCharles Wissam, M, Head, married, age 52, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: labourer; handicap: deaf
22Bedlam GreenCharles Brook, M, Head, married, age 29, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
22Bedlam GreenAnn Morley, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
22Old BreweryRobert Wright, M, Head, single, age 52, born St Pancras, Middlesex; occupation: brewer and maltster employing 5 men
22Gardner StreetJoseph Deveney, M, Head, widowed, age 61, born Londonderry, Ireland; occupation: tailor
23Gardner StreetWilliam Colbran, M, Head, widowed, age 75, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: labourer
23Gardner StreetWilliam Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 67, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: labourer
23Gardner StreetJerry Billins, M, head, married, age 28, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
23Gardner StreetJohn Wissam, M, Head, married, age 78, born Rye, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker
23Gardner StreetGeorge Harmer, M, Head, married, age 51, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: monumental mason employing 8 men and 4 boys
23Wool Pack InnJohn Dale, M, Head, married, age 38, born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper
23Lewes Road, Gardner StreetGeorge Smith, M, Head, married, age 46, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: basket maker
23Buckwell FarmHenry Brann, M, Head, married, age 39, born Beckley, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
24Lime Wood LodgeJoseph Coleman, M, Head, widowed, age 60, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: gardener
24New BreweryJoseph Delves, M, Head, married, age 34, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
24New BreweryThomas Honisett, M, Head, widowed, age 60, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer employing 2 men and 4 boys
24New BreweryRobert Page, M, Head, married, age 70, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: labourer
24Gardner StreetThomas Duly, M, Head, married, age 36, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: harness maker employing 2 men
24Post OfficeWilliam Duly, M, Head, married, age 65, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: clocksmith and post master
24Gardner StreetThomas Hayward, M, Head, married, age 75, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
25Gardner StreetGeorge Dennes, M, Head, married, age 44, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith employing 2 men and 1 boy
25Gardner StreetLevi Baker, M, Head, married, age 53, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 42 acres employing 2 men and 1 boy
25Gardner StreetWilliam Dawes, M, Head, married, age 48, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: painter etc. employing 2 lads
25Gardner StreetSarah Dawes, F, Head, single, age 57, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: annuitant; handicap: imbecile
26Gardner StreetHenry Cornford, M, Head, married, age 70, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: laundryman
26Gardner StreetDavid Stevens, M, Head, married, age 40, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: basket maker employing 1 man
26Gardner StreetJohn R. Winham, M, Head, married, age 44, born Westbourne, Sussex; occupation: schoolmaster
26Gardner StreetWilliam Blackman, M, Head, married, age 60, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
26Gardner StreetWilliam R. Jarman, M, Head, married, age 44, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: wheelwright
26Gardner StreetEliza Martin, F, Head, widowed, age 78, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: tailoress
27Gardner StreetEmma Puttock, F, Head, widowed, age 53, born Glamorgan, Wales; occupation: grocer etc
27Gardner StreetStephen Newman, M, Head, married, age 29, born Hooe, Sussex; occupation: truck basket maker
27Gardner StreetSarah Duly, F, Head, widowed, age 60, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper; handicap: blind
27Gardner StreetThomas Duly, Snr, M, Head, married, age 61, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
27Gardner StreetRebakah Wilkinson, F, Head, single, age 86, born London, Middlesex; occupation: income annuity and interest
27Higham HouseThomas Guy, M, Head, married, age 44, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: registrar births and deaths and relieving officer
28Higham HouseJohn Harmer, M, Head, widowed, age 77, born Arlington, Sussex; occupation: builder
28Higham HouseReuben Foster, M, Head, married, age 60, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
28Brick HouseRuth Chrismas, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
28Brick HouseAnn Smith, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
28Near Popes Farm, Windmill HillHenry Longley, M, Head, married, age 30, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: engine driver
28Near Popes Farm, Windmill HillHenry C. Hicks, M, Head, married, age 24, born Horley, Surrey; occupation: coachman
28Near Popes Farm, Windmill HillMary S. Collins, F, Head, single, age 19, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
28Near Popes Farm, Windmill HillMarth Vine, F, Head, widowed, age 61, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
28Near Popes Farm, Windmill HillGeorge Brook, M, Head, married, age 32, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
29House And Timber YardJames Shadwell, M, Head, married, age 59, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: sawyer
29New House, Windmill HillMary S. Colvin, F, Head, widowed, age 61, born (British Subject), India; occupation: annuitant
29Old School HouseMary Everest, F, Head, widowed, age 79, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
29Old School HouseJesse M. Stubberfield, M, Head, married, age 68, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: land surveyor and valuer
29Old School HouseIsaac E.C. Stubberfield, M, Head, married, age 35, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: principal of grammar school
30Rose Cottage, ComphurstMary S. Winchester, F, Head, widowed, age 56, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: proprietress of Herstmonceux Castle
30Rose Cottage, ComphurstThomas Gurr, M, Head, married, age 56, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper

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