The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Framfield Census
That part of Framfield Parish lying South of Framfield and including High Cross and Pale House Common
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

5Pale House CommonEdwin Townsend, M, Head, married, age 28, born Little Horsted; occupation Bricklayer Journeyman
    Louisa Townsend, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Little Horsted
    David Edwin Townsend, M, Son, age 7 m, born Little Horsted

5Pale House CommonJonathan Eade, M, Head, married, age 53, born Framfield; occupation: master butcher
    Ann Eade, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Glynde

5Pale House CommonAsher Clarke, M, Head, married, age 35, born Frant, occupation: master grocer
    Mercy Clarke, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Buxted
    Asher Gad Clarke, M, Son, age 7, born Mayfield, occupation: scholar
    Anna Hepzibah Clarke, F, Daughter, age 5, born Buxted, occupation: scholar
    Benjamin Clarke, M, Son, age 2, born Eastbourne
    Mercy Clarke, F, Daughter, age 3 m, born Framfield

5Pale House CommonSamuel Siggs, M, Head, married, age 52, born Framfield; occupation Master carpenter
    Ann Siggs, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Chailey

5Pale House CommonJohn Mercer Kemsley, M, Head, married, age 45, born Maresfield; occupation: butcher journeyman
    Ellen Kemsley, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Fulking
    Elizabeth Ann Kemsley, F, Daughter, age 13, born Lewes; occupation: scholar
    Emma Kemsley, F, Daughter, age 10, born Eastbourne; occupation: scholar
    Kate Kemsley, F, Daughter, age 9, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Jane Kemsley, F, Daughter, age 9, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Alice Kemsley, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: scholar
    Henry Ralph Kemsley, M, Son, age 5 m, born Framfield

5Pale House CommonJames Blackford, M, Head, married, age 28, born Mayfield, occupation: farm labourer
    Jane Blackford, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Uckfield
    Ernest Blackford, M, Son, age 5, born Uckfield, occupation: scholar
    Frank Blackford, M, Son, age 2, born Framfield

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