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1881 Horsted Keynes Census
Horsted Keynes and Danehill
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

11Burnt OakDan Hopkinson, M, Head, married, age 20, born Wales; occupation: railway clerk
    Marthana Hopkinson, F, Wife, married, age 20, born Horsted Keynes
    Frederick Hopkinson, M, Brother, single, age 18, born Wiltshire; occupation: civil engineer
    Minnie Callow, F, Visitor, single, age 20, born Lindfield

11Burnt OakGeorge Alfred Weston, M, Head, married, age 29, born Fletching; occupation: farmer
    Ann Weston, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Mayfield
    Spencer Holmwood, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Buxted; occupation: farm servant
    Ben Walls, M, Servant, single, age 16, born Chailey; occupation Farm Servant

11FreshfieldThomas Tingley, M, Head, married, age 50, born Horsted Keynes; occupation Labourer
    Frances Tingley, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Horsted Keynes
    William Tingley, M, Son, single, age 17, born Horsted Keynes; occupation Labourer
    Mary Jane Tingley, F, Daughter, age 10, born Horsted Keynes
    Ernest Tomsett, M, Visitor, age 3, born Horsted Keynes

11FreshfieldRobert Patching, M, Head, married, age 40, born Shipley; occupation Labourer
    Elizabeth Patching, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Shipley
    Mary Ann Patching, F, Daughter, age 12, born Shipley
    Edmund Patching, M, Son, age 10, born Lower Beeding
    Thomas Patching, M, Son, age 7, born Horsted Keynes
    Robert Patching, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Ditchling; occupation Labourer
    George Church, M, Lodger, widowed, age 50, born Essex, occupation: labourer

11FreshfieldElizabeth Jessop, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born Mayfield
    Robert Jessop, M, Son, single, age 26, born Fletching
    James Woolgar, M, Lodger, single, age 56; occupation Labourer

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