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

6GallypotWilliam Shoesmith, M, Head, married, age 65, born Hartfield; occupation Bricklayer
    Mary Shoesmith, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Bishopstone
    George L. Armstrong, M, Nephew, single, age 20, born East Grinstead; occupation bricklayer
    William Shoesmith, M, Grandson, age 10, born Hartfield; occupation Scholar
    Charles J. Shoesmith, M, Grandson, age 8, born Hartfield; occupation Scholar
    Frederick Shoesmith, M, Grandson, age 4, born Hartfield; occupation Scholar

6GallypotGeorge Mitchell, M, Head, married, age 32, born Hartfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Ellen Mitchell, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Fletching
    Ellen Mitchell, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hartfield
    Henry Willie, M, Lodger, widowed, age 57, born Hartfield; occupation Farm labourer

6Gallypot Shoe ShopJohn Sands, M, Head, married, age 33, born Hartfield; occupation: shoe maker and postman
    Mary Sands, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Hartfield
    Caroline E. Sands, F, Daughter, age 6, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar
    Mary Ann Sands, F, Daughter, age 4, born Hartfield
    Fanny W. Sands, F, Daughter, age 2, born Hartfield

6Gallypot Beer HouseJames Sands, M, Head, married, age 72, born Alfriston; occupation: beerhouse keeper
    Fanny Sands, F, Wife, married, age 72, born Hartfield
    Lily E.S. Card, F, Granddaughter, age 12, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar

6GallypotStephen Card, M, Head, married, age 50, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann M. Card, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Berwick
    William B. Card, M, Son, age 13, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar
    Catherine Card, F, Daughter, age 10, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar
    John S. Card, M, Son, age 6, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar

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