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

15Weslayen Chapel CottageJames Carr, M, Head, married, age 66, born Maresfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Mary Carr, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Hartfield

15Oaklea HouseWilliam Wallis, M, Head, married, age 67, born Hartfield; occupation: general practioner
    Louisa Wallis, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Surrey
    Ellen L. Wallis, F, Daughter, single, age 32, born Hartfield
    Katherine Wallis, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Hartfield
    Charles Wallis, M, Brother, single, age 64, born Hartfield; occupation: retired veterinary surgeon
    John Evershed, M, Father-in-law, married, age 86, born Surrey, handicap: blind; occupation: retired farmer
    Louisa Evershed, F, Mother-in-law, married, age 83, born Surrey
    Harriet Morphew, F, Servant, single, age 37, born Hartfield; occupation Cook
    Sarah Napper, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Petworth; occupation Housemaid
    Alice Napper, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Petworth; occupation Housemaid
    Daniel Vinall, M, Servant, single, age 22, born Withyham; occupation: groom
    Murdoch MC Kenzie, M, Medical Assistant, single, age 37, born Scotland; occupation: medical student

15Sackville CottageHarriet Hoare, F, Head, widowed, age 84, born Hartfield
    Henry Hoare, M, Son, married, age 60, born Hartfield
    Jane Hoare, F, Daughter, single, age 48, born Hartfield

15Sackville CottageThomas Moon, M, Head, married, age 59, born Hartfield; occupation: baker
    Sarah Moon, F, Wife, married, age 55, born East Grinstead

15Broom HouseJohn Fermor, M, Head, widowed, age 53, born Rotherfield; occupation: veterinary surgeon
    Eliza M. Mepham, F, Niece, single, age 30, born Burwash; occupation: housekeeper

15Stairs FarmJohn Baines, M, Head, married, age 62, born Lower Beeding, employs 2 labourers, occupation: farmer
    Sarah Baines, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Henfield
    Elizabeth M. Ashby, F, Granddaughter, single, age 18, born Hartfield; occupation: assistant housekeeper
    Martin H. Ashby, M, Grandson, age 16, born Hartfield; occupation: farm labourer

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