The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1841 Fletching Census
Reference: Maresfield Enumeration District 5
All that part of the Parish of Fletching which lies on the North side of the road and footpath from Dane Hill by Pepper Alley to the Folly and on the West side of the road from thence to the Aggens on the North side of the Aggens Lane to the boundary of the Parish between the Beacon and Chelwood House (Mr Streeters' House excepted it being more convenient to take it in District No 3) from thence this district is bounded by the Parishes of Maresfield, West Hoathly and Horsted Keynes to Dane Hill.
Enumerator: Stephen Ridge
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

4Chelwood CommonWilliam Jones, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation: shoe maker
    Ann Jones, F, [Wife], age 58, born Sussex
    James Jones, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex
    Mary Harden, F, age 5, born Sussex

4Chelwood CommonJohn Bennett, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex, occupation: broom maker
    Frances Bennett, F, [Daughter], age 13, born Sussex

4Chelwood CommonCharles Wheeler, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation Farmer
    John Wheeler, M, [Son], age 22, born Sussex
    Tamer Taylor, F, [Lodger], age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servant
    Samuel Taylor, M, [Lodger's son], age 3, born Sussex

4Chelwood CommonJohn Gillham, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Jane Gillham, F, [Wife], age 44, born Sussex

4Chelwood CommonWilliam Kimber, M, Head, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: wheelwright
    Susana Kimber, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born Sussex
    Susana Kimber, F, [Daughter], age 3, born Sussex
    William Kimber, M, [Son], age 1, born Sussex
    Henry Martin, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: blacksmith
    Sarah Martin, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex
    William Martin, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex

4Chelwood CommonDaniel Rogers, M, Head, age 41, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Rogers, F, [Wife], age 42, born Sussex
    Harriet Rogers, F, [Daughter], age 14, born Sussex
    Jane Rogers, F, [Daughter], age 12, born Sussex
    Benjamin Rogers, M, [Son], age 9, born Sussex
    Daniel Rogers, M, [Son], age 5, born Sussex
    Sarah Rogers, F, [Daughter], age 2, born Sussex

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