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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

14Newton TerraceGeorge Shoesmith, M, Head, married, age 37, born Hartfield; occupation Bricklayer
    Susannah Shoesmith, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Withyham

14Newton TerraceMaria Heasman, F, Head, widowed, age 72, born Kent
    Ann Tidy, F, Daughter, single, age 41, born Hartfield; occupation Cook
    Luke Tidy, M, Son, single, age 32, born Hartfield; occupation Shoe maker

14Newton TerraceJohn B. Verrell, M, Head, married, age 29, born Marden; occupation: plumber
    Rebecca Verrell, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Cornwall
    Alice F. Verrell, F, Daughter, age 7, born Marden; occupation: scholar
    Ellen H. Verrell, F, Daughter, age 5, born Marden; occupation: scholar
    Julia R. Verrell, F, Daughter, age 2, born Marden
    Ethel M. Verrell, F, Daughter, age 8 m, born Marden

14Newton TerraceWilliam Atherall, M, Head, married, age 36, born Withyham; occupation: railway labourer
    Annie Atherall, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Fletching
    Rosina Atherall, F, Daughter, age 11 m, born Hartfield

14Newton TerracePhillippa Newton, F, Head, single, age 78, born Hartfield
    Henry Baldwin, M, Grand Nephew, age 12, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar

14Newton TerraceJohn Shoesmith, M, Head, married, age 26, born Lingfield; occupation Railway Labourer
    Amey A. Shoesmith, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Hartfield
    Arthur J. Shoesmith, M, (Son), age 3, born Hartfield
    Matilda A. Shoesmith, F, (Daughter), age 1, born Hartfield

14Angle CrossFrances Hill, F, Head, widowed, age 46, born Cowden, employs 6 men and 1 apprentice; occupation: plumber and glazier
    Thomas W. Brown, M, Apprentice, single, age 17, born Hartfield; occupation: apprentice
    Betsy Hill, F, Servant, single, age 25, born East Grinstead; occupation: domestic servant
    William Allen, M, Lodger, single, age 35, born Hampshire; occupation: curate of Hartfield

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