The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Withyham Census
South of Withyham including Lye Green, Friars Gate, Half Moon Inn, Crowboro Warren, Mardens Hill, Crowboro Town, Coopers Arms, St Johns Vicarage and Church, Cooks Corner, Two Chimneys Baptist Chapel, Hoadleys Farm, Adds Farm, Hole Farm, Gillridge Farm and Summersales
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

1Lye GreenJonathan Hills, M, Head, widowed, age 73, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Fuller, F, Sister-in-law, widowed, age 84, born Withyham
    Elizabeth Jones, F, Servant, single, age 62, born Middlesex; occupation: domestic servant

1Lye GreenGeorge Stapley, M, Head, married, age 52, born Withyham; occupation: farm bailiff
    Jane Stapley, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Hailsham

1Lye GreenJames Butler, M, Head, married, age 33, born Benenden, occupation: farm labourer
    Louisa Butler, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Withyham
    James Butler, M, Son, age 8, born Withyham, occupation: scholar
    Harriet Butler, F, Daughter, age 6, born Withyham
    Caroline Butler, F, Daughter, age 4, born Withyham
    David Butler, M, Son, age 2, born Withyham

1Lye GreenRichard Bishop, M, Head, married, age 26, born Buxted; occupation: railway labourer
    Isabella Bishop, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Edenbridge

1Park GroveSamuel Hutchings, M, Head, married, age 70, born Somerset
    Emma Hutchings, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Somerset
    Caroline Durgan, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Hertfordshire; occupation: domestic servant
    Ellen Jesse, F, Visitor, single, age 35, born Dorset
    William Stephens, M, Servant, widowed, age 40, born Burwash; occupation Coachman
    William Stephens, M, Son Of Servant, age 14, born Burwash; occupation Scholar

1Park GroveEdwin Stubbs, M, Head, married, age 36, born Worthing; occupation Gardener
    Sarah A. Stubbs, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Hove
    Sarah A. Reeves, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 69, born Suffolk

1Park GroveHenry Selmes, M, Head, married, age 29, born Battle; occupation Farm labourer
    Priscilla Selmes, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Middlesex

1Lye GreenGeorge Ashdown, M, Head, married, age 62, born Withyham; occupation: master smith
    Isabella Ashdown, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Withyham
    Benjamin G.L. Ashdown, M, Grandson, age 13, born Withyham; occupation: smith
    Francis K. Ashby, F, Granddaughter, age 3, born Thakeham

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