The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Hartfield Census
The Village of Hartfield including Hartfield Rectory, Dorset Arms Inn, Stairs Farm and Oaklea, and West of Hartfield including Cotchford Farm, Landhurst, Gallypot, Cat Street, Fincham, Harts Farm, Quabrook, Netwons Hill, Lines Farm and Hodore Farm
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

1Hartfield SchoolGeorge Bocking, M, Head, married, age 63, born London; occupation School master
    Hannah Bocking, F, Wife, married, age 59, born London
    Emily Jane Bocking, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Hartfield; occupation Housekeeper
    Jessie L. Bocking, F, Daughter, age 14, born Hartfield; occupation Scholar
    Susannah Bocking, F, Sister, single, age 60, born Middlesex; occupation Assistant School Mistress
    Arthur E. Payne, M, Boarder, age 15, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar
    Reginald Payne, M, Boarder, age 12, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar
    Ernest R. Payne, M, Boarder, age 10, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar

1Hartfield Railway StationThomas Roberts, M, Head, married, age 57, born Wales; occupation Station Master
    Patience Roberts, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Essex
    Mary I. Roberts, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Cheshire; occupation Dressmaker
    Alice Roberts, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Surrey; occupation Telegraph Clerk
    Thomas H. Roberts, M, Grandson, age 3, born Surrey

1Hartfield Police StationJames Collins, M, Head, married, age 40, born Framfield, occupation: police constable
    Martha M. Collins, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Framfield
    Anne L.E. Collins, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Framfield
    George H. Collins, M, Son, age 15, born Brighton, occupation: labourer
    Alfred C. Collins, M, Son, age 11, born Framfield, occupation: scholar
    William S. Collins, M, Son, age 6, born Crawley, occupation: scholar
    Florence M. Collins, F, Daughter, age 2, born Crawley

1Old CrownGeorge Jenner, M, Head, married, age 63, born Hartfield; occupation: builder
    Hannah J. Jenner, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Somerset

1Old Turnpike HouseMary Ann Penfold, F, Head, widowed, age 50, born Middlesex
    Thomas Penfold, M, Son, age 13, born Hartfield; occupation Scholar
    Charles Payne, M, Boarder, age 9, born Middlesex; occupation: scholar

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