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

3Hartfield GreenThomas Penfold, M, Head, married, age 38, born Hartfield; occupation Labourer
    Mary Penfold, F, Wife, married, age 32, born West Hoathly; occupation Laundress
    Thomas Penfold, M, Son, age 9, born Hartfield; occupation Scholar
    Albert Penfold, M, Son, age 3, born Hartfield
    Alice Penfold, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hartfield

3Robins LaneJames Carr, M, Head, married, age 33, born Withyham, occupation: labourer
    Lucy Carr, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Hartfield
    Ellen Carr, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hartfield, occupation: scholar
    Andrew Carr, M, Son, age 4, born Hartfield, occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth Carr, F, Daughter, age 2, born Hartfield
    Louisa Carr, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hartfield

3Robins LaneHenry Bailey, M, Head, married, age 33, born Hartfield; occupation: labourer
    Susan Bailey, F, Wife, married, age 30, born East Grinstead
    Bessie Bailey, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar
    Susan J. Bailey, F, Daughter, age 8, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar
    Henry G. Bailey, M, Son, age 7, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar
    John Bailey, M, Son, age 1, born Hartfield
    Henry Bailey, M, Father, widowed, age 63, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer

3Buckhurst ForestallGeorge Vinall, M, Head, married, age 54, born Rotherfield; occupation: labourer
    Jane Vinall, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Withyham
    William Vinall, M, Son, single, age 19, born Buxted; occupation: labourer
    Ephraim Vinall, M, Son, age 12, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar

3Buckhurst ForestallCharles Smithers, M, Head, married, age 45, born Withyham; occupation Farm labourer
    Elizabeth Smithers, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Withyham
    Joseph Smithers, M, Son, age 14, born Withyham; occupation Farm labourer
    Elizabeth Smithers, F, Daughter, age 12, born Withyham, handicap: imbecile
    Maria Smithers, F, Daughter, age 9, born Withyham; occupation Scholar
    Emma Smithers, F, Daughter, age 3, born Withyham
    Edith S. Smithers, F, Daughter, age 9 m, born Withyham

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