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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

4Cotchford FarmWilliam Serase, M, Head, married, age 50, born Clayton, employs 9 labourers; occupation Farmer
    Ansley Serase, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Chailey
    Henry Serase, M, Son, single, age 17, born Bolney; occupation Farm labourer
    Mercy E. Serase, F, Daughter, age 8, born Hartfield; occupation Scholar
    Jesse Serase, M, Son, age 6, born Hartfield
    Lucy Heasman, F, Servt, single, age 28, born Hartfield; occupation: domestic servant
    William Jenner, M, Servt, single, age 21, born East Grinstead; occupation: farm servant
    Horace Holmes, M, Servt, single, age 18, born Crowborough; occupation: farm servant

4CotchfordHarry Hill, M, Head, married, age 33, born Hartfield; occupation: labourer
    Susan Hill, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Hartfield
    Arthur Hill, M, Son, age 8, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar
    Harry Hill, M, Son, age 5, born Hartfield
    Mary Hill, F, Daughter, age 4, born Hartfield
    Susannah Hill, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hartfield

4CotchfordJames Atherall, M, Head, married, age 57, born Hartfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Maryann Atherall, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Rotherfield
    Thomas Atherall, M, Son, single, age 25, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    William Atherall, M, Son, single, age 23, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Anne Atherall, F, Daughter, age 14, born Withyham; occupation: scholar
    George Atherall, M, Son, age 12, born Withyham; occupation: scholar

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