The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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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

13Ashdown ParkThomas Irving, M, Head, married, age 37, born Northumberland; occupation: coachman
    Margaret Irving, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Northumberland
    Thomas F. Irving, M, Son, age 10, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar
    William Irving, M, Son, age 9, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar
    Mary Irving, F, Daughter, age 6, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar
    John Irving, M, Son, age 5, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar
    Hannah R. Irving, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hartfield
    Minnie W. Irving, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hartfield

13Ashdown ParkJoseph Downs, M, Head, married, age 47, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: head gardener
    Mary Downs, F, Wife, married, age 47, born West Malling
    Allen Downs, M, Son, single, age 18, born Cranbrook; occupation: gardener
    Leonard Downs, M, Son, single, age 16, born West Malling; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Earnest Downs, M, Son, age 13, born Cranbrook; occupation: scholar
    Percival Downs, M, Son, age 10, born Cranbrook; occupation: scholar
    Walter S. Downs, M, Son, age 7, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar
    Reginald M. Downs, M, Son, age 4, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar

13Ashdown ParkNathaniel Slater, M, Head, married, age 33, born Buxted; occupation Labourer
    Susannh Slater, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Norfolk

13School HouseEmma Abrahams, F, Head, single, age 35, born Canterbury; occupation school mistress
    Mary Divall, F, Servant, single, age 14, born East Grinstead; occupation: general servant

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