The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Wadhurst Census
That part of Wadhurst Parish that includes Best Beech Hill and Tidebrook
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
1Hare & Hounds Inn, Best Beech HillWilliam Playfoot, M, Head, married, age 60, born Lamberhurst; occupation Innkeeper
1Best Beech HillDavid Smith, M, Head, married, age 28, born Wadhurst; occupation Butcher and Grocer
1Best Beech HillAlfred Mabb, M, Head, married, age 61, born Wadhurst; occupation: shoe maker
1Best Beech HillRobert Smith, M, Head, married, age 56, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourer
2Best Beech HillThomas Baldwin, M, Head, widowed, age 81, born Wadhurst; occupation: road labourer
2Best Beech HillHenry Gibb, M, Head, widowed, age 73, born Wadhurst; occupation: farmer
2Best Beech HillThomas Jenner, M, Head, married, age 32, born Edenbridge; occupation: farm labourer
2Best Beech HillEdward Groves, M, Head, married, age 63, born Wadhurst; occupation: farm labourer
2Best Beech HillEdwin Gallup, M, Head, married, age 28, born Wadhurst; occupation: blacksmith
2Best Beech HillWalter Edwards, M, Lodger (Head), single, age 28, born Burwash; occupation: brickmaker
2Best Beech HillJane Pennells, F, Lodger (Head), married, age 43, born Etchingham; occupation Housekeeper
2Best Beech HillSarah Lancaster, F, Head, widowed, age 58, born Mayfield; occupation: housekeeper
3Best Beech HillDavid Collins, M, Head, married, age 48, born Rotherfield, occupation: farm labourer
3Best Beech HillJohn Smith, M, Head, married, age 37, born Chichester; occupation Blacksmith
3Best Beech HillThomas Gallup, M, Head, widowed, age 62, born Waldron, employs 2 men; occupation: farmer
3Best Beech HillDavid W. Gibb, M, Head, married, age 46, born Wadhurst; occupation: wheelwright
4Best Beech HillGeorge Gallup, M, Head, married, age 58, born Waldron; occupation: blacksmith
4Best Beech HillFrank Thompson, M, Head, married, age 37, born Kent; occupation Coachman
4Buckhurst LodgeWilliam F. Walker, M, Head, married, age 44, born Suffolk; occupation Captain
4Mark Cross RoadJabez Wallis, M, Head, married, age 34, born Wadhurst; occupation: gardener
5Mark Cross RoadGeorge Lavender, M, Head, married, age 36, born Rotherfield; occupation Carter
5Mark Cross RoadHenry Lavender, M, Head, married, age 38, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourer
5Skinners Farm, Mark Cross RoadEdward J. Kine, M, Head, married, age 34, born Wadhurst, employs 6 men and 4 boys; occupation: farmer
6Pimlico, Mark Cross RoadJacob Wallis, M, Head, married, age 67, born Wadhurst; occupation: farm labourer
6Mark Cross RoadCharles Collins, M, Head, married, age 35, born Heathfield, occupation: farm labourer
6Mark Cross RoadJames Packham, M, Head, married, age 48, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
6Mark Cross RoadHenry Pierson, M, Head, married, age 38, born Tudely; occupation Farm labourer
7Mark Cross RdWilliam Bennett, M, Head, married, age 44, born Rotherfield, occupation: farm labourer
7Mark Cross RdAdelaide Russel, F, Head, widowed, age 40, born Wadhurst
7Mark Cross RdNoah Baldwin, M, Head, married, age 42, born Wadhurst; occupation: dealer in hardware
7Frankham, Mark Cross RoadHenry Dixon, M, Head, widowed, age 56, born Middlesex; occupation: magistrate
8Lodge Gate Sandyden Lodge, Mark Cross RoadGeorge E. Virgo, M, Head, married, age 58, born Surrey; occupation Gardener
8Mark Cross, Mark Cross RoadSarah Cole, F, Head, single, age 58, born Groombridge; occupation: housekeeper
8Mark Cross, Mark Cross RoadJames Wright, M, Head, married, age 47, born Suffolk; occupation Innkeeper
8Earls FarmGeorge Roberts, M, Head, married, age 33, born Warbleton; occupation Farm labourer
8Earls FarmFrancis Parsons, M, Head, married, age 56, born Brede; occupation Farm labourer
8Bassetts FarmJoseph Rabson, M, Head, married, age 50, born Mayfield, employs 3 men; occupation Farmer
9TidebrookWilliam Sands, M, Head, married, age 47, born Burwash; occupation: farm labourer
9TidebrookHenry Heneker, M, Head, married, age 51, born Kent; occupation: farm labourer
9Tidebank, Fountain Terrace, TidebrookLewis Standen, M, Head, married, age 42, born Mayfield; occupation Beer Retailer
9Tidebank, Fountain Terrace, TidebrookJames Bishop, M, Head, married, age 60, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer
10TidebrookDinah Spice, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born Wadhurst
10TidebrookEbenezer Smith, M, Head, married, age 42, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourer
10TidebrookEliza Wallis, F, Head, widowed, age 58, born Brightling; occupation: post mistress
10TidebrookWilliam Mercer, M, Head, married, age 38, born Goudhurst; occupation Farm labourer
11TidebrookJames Napp, M, Head, married, age 43, born Burwash; occupation Engine Driver
11TidebrookJames Beney, M, Head, married, age 36, born Ewhurst, occupation: gardener
11Tidebrook VicarageAlbert J. Roberts, M, Head, widowed, age 53, born London; occupation Vicar Of Tidebrook
12Tidebrook School HouseWilliam Cosham, M, Head, married, age 39, born Mayfield, occupation: gardener
12Riseden FarmJohn Baldwin, M, Head, married, age 37, born Wadhurst; occupation: farmer
13Penny BridgeHenry Burr, M, Head, married, age 40, born Lamberhurst; occupation: carter
13Penny BridgeAlfred Bristow, M, Head, married, age 31, born Chailey; occupation: farm labourer

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