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

11Andrews BankAbel Everest, M, Head, married, age 40, born Hartfield; occupation: sawyer
    Harriet Everest, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Hartfield
    James Everest, M, Scholar, age 13, born Hartfield
    John Everest, M, Scholar, age 10, born Hartfield
    Sarah A. Everest, F, Scholar, age 6, born Hartfield
    Abel Everest, M, age 1, born Hartfield

11Mays CottageWilliam Slater, M, Head, married, age 56, born Hartfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Margaret Slater, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Hartfield
    Lydia Slater, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Hartfield
    William Slater, M, Son, single, age 23, born Hartfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Alice Slater, F, Daughter, age 11, born Hartfield; occupation Scholar
    George Slater, M, Son, age 9, born Hartfield; occupation Scholar
    John Slater, M, Son, age 9, born Hartfield; occupation Scholar
    Elizabeth Slater, F, Granddaughter, age 2, born Hartfield

11Lines FarmRobert Edwards, M, Head, married, age 75, born Hartfield, employs 5 men and 1 boy; occupation: farmer
    Hannah Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 73, born Framfield
    John Edwards, M, Son, single, age 32, born Hartfield; occupation: farm labourer
    George Edwards, M, Son, single, age 33, born Hartfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza Edwards, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born Hartfield
    Charles Betchley, M, Grandson, single, age 17, born East Grinstead, occupation: farm servant
    Jane Baker, F, Granddaughter, age 15, born Hartfield; occupation: dairy maid
    George Brown, M, Servant, single, age 60, born Hartfield; occupation: farm servant

11Upper ParrockHerbert H. Swift, M, Head, married, age 41, born Wadhurst, employs 3 men and 1 boy; occupation Farmer
    Elizabeth Swift, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Hythe
    Eleanor J. Swift, F, Sister, single, age 37, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm labourer
    Frank Card, M, Servant, single, age 18, born East Grinstead; occupation: farm servant

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