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

17Holly HillWilliam Wood, M, Head, single, age 32, born Newick

17Colemans HatchThomas Muggridge, M, Head, married, age 60, born Surrey; occupation: blacksmith
    Sarah Muggridge, F, Wife, married, age 56
    Nathaniel Muggridge, M, Son, age 21, born Surrey; occupation: blacksmith

17Hatch InnEdward Baker, M, Head, married, age 40, born Hartfield; occupation: innkeeper
    Mary A. Baker, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Middlesex
    Mary Ann Baker, F, Daughter, age 7, born Hartfield
    Florence S. Baker, F, Daughter, age 4, born Hartfield
    Louisa Card, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Hartfield; occupation: general servant
    Peter Weller, M, Lodger, single, age 48, born Horsham; occupation: forest ranger

17Newbridge MillWilliam Fairall, M, Head, married, age 35, born Westfield; occupation: miller
    Eliza Fairall, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Hellingly
    Elizabeth Fairall, F, Daughter, age 9, born Brighton
    Harry Langridge, M, Servant, age 16, born Hartfield; occupation: apprentice

17W NewbridgeEdward Hollamby, M, Head, married, age 68, born Hartfield; occupation: labourer
    Mary Hollamby, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Hartfield
    Elizabeth Hollamby, F, Daughter, single, age 30, born Tunbridge Wells
    Alfred Hollamby, M, Son, single, age 5, born Hartfield; occupation: boot and shoe maker

17Newbridge Sophia Battchelor, F, Head, widowed, age 16, born Frant

17Newbridge Obed Sheeter, M, Head, married, age 44, born Rotherfield; occupation Miller's labourer
    Caroline Sheeter, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Mayfield
    Owen Sheeter, M, Son, age 5, born Uckfield; occupation Scholar
    Phoebe Sheeter, F, Daughter, age 4, born Framfield; occupation Scholar

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