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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

9PaternosterWilliam Rye, M, Head, married, age 69, born Hartfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Elizabeth Rye, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Hartfield

9PaternosterJemima Cole, F, Head, widowed, age 71, born Worth
    James Cole, M, Son, single, age 26, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer
    John Heasman, M, Visitor, married, age 32, born Hartfield; occupation: labourer
    Hannah Heasman, F, Visitor, married, age 21, born Hartfield
    Lucy Heasman, F, Visitor, age 3 m, born Hartfield

9FinchamWilliam Young, M, Head, married, age 46, born Hartfield, employs 1 labourer; occupation Farmer
    Elizabeth Young, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Hartfield
    Elizabeth S. Young, F, Daughter, age 12, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation Scholar
    Mary Young, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hartfield; occupation Scholar
    Henry T. Young, M, Son, age 7, born Hartfield; occupation Scholar
    George W. Young, M, Son, age 6, born Hartfield; occupation Scholar
    John R. Young, M, Son, age 5 m, born Hartfield
    Alice Butcher, F, Visitor, age 12, born Hartfield, occupation: scholar
    Alexander Corbett, M, Servant, single, age 54, born Devon, occupation: farm labourer

9Harts FarmGeorge Brett, M, Head, married, age 37, born Battle, occupation: farm bailiff
    Eliza A. Brett, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Middlesex
    Emily A. Brett, F, Daughter, age 10, born Battle, occupation: scholar

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