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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

21Cammomile CrossJonah Hobden, M, Head, married, age 26, born Horsted Keynes; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Hobden, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Horsted Keynes
    John T. Hobden, M, Son, age 1, born Horsted Keynes

21Newnhams CottageEdward Dawe, M, Head, married, age 50, born Somerset; occupation: shepherd
    Ellen Dawe, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Somerset
    George Dawe, M, Son, single, age 21, born Somerset; occupation: labourer
    Frank Dawe, M, Son, age 11, born Withyham; occupation: scholar

21Newnhams CottageThomas Peirce, M, Head, married, age 49, born Horsted Keynes; occupation Labourer
    Mary Ann Peirce, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Horsted Keynes
    Olive Peirce, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Fletching
    Charles Peirce, M, Son, single, age 12, born Fletching; occupation Scholar
    Eliza Jane Peirce, F, Boarder, age 9, born Lambeth; occupation Scholar
    Mabel Peirce, F, Boarder, age 6, born Horsted Keynes; occupation Scholar
    George Sharpe, M, Labourer, single, age 70, born Horsted Keynes

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