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1881 Hartfield Census
South West of Hartfield including Posingford Farm, Chuck Hatch, Wrens Warren, Newbridge, Thorn Hill, Old Lodge, Ashdown Park, Coleman's Hatch, Hatch Inn, Shepperds and Quabrook
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

12NewbridgeEdmund Hill, M, Head, married, age 36, born Hartfield; occupation: labourer
    Lucy Jane Hill, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Hartfield

12NewbridgeHenry Thorpe, M, Father-in-law (Head), married, age 94, born Maresfield; occupation Retired Gamekeeper
    Philydelfy Thorpe, F, Wife, married, age 68, born Horsted Keynes
    Louisa Dall, F, Visitor, age 1, born Surrey

12Ashdown ParkJohn Bourne, M, Head, married, age 60, born West Hoathly, employs 1 labourer and 1 boy, occupation: farmer
    Harriett Bourne, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Ardingly
    Harriett Bourne, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born West Hoathly, occupation: milliner and dress maker
    Robert Thomas Bourne, M, Son, age 15, born Rotherfield, occupation: farm labourer
    Kate N. Bourne, F, Daughter, age 9, born Kent, occupation: scholar
    Arthur W. Bourne, M, Son, age 7, born Hartfield, occupation: scholar
    John Bourne, M, Head, married, age 27, born West Hoathly, occupation: farmer
    Emily Bourne, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Kent
    John W. Bourne, M, Son, age 4, born Kent, occupation: scholar
    Emily L. Bourne, F, Daughter, age 2, born Kent

12East LodgeAndrew Buckman, M, Head, married, age 37, born Hartfield, occupation: farmer
    Harriett Buckman, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Hartfield
    John B. Buckman, M, Son, age 14, born Hartfield
    Job Buckman, M, Son, age 12, born Hartfield, occupation: scholar
    Mary Ann Buckman, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hartfield, occupation: scholar
    Eliza Buckman, F, Daughter, age 7, born Hartfield, occupation: scholar

12Ashdown ParkCharles Robson, M, Head, married, age 46, born Northumberland; occupation Gamekeeper
    Ann Robson, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Northumberland
    Geo. Robson, M, Son, age 17, born Northumberland; occupation Labourer
    Margaret Robson, F, Daughter, age 13, born Hartfield; occupation Pupil Teacher
    James Robson, M, Son, age 11, born Hartfield; occupation Scholar
    Jane Robson, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hartfield; occupation Scholar
    William Robson, M, Son, age 4, born Hartfield
    Isabella Robson, F, Daughter, age 2, born Hartfield

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