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1881 Hawkhurst Census
Reference RG 11/939: Hawkhurst Enumeration District No 9; District: Cranbrook Union; Enumerator: G. Morris
Hawkhurst, part of: Mother Church, St Lawrence Ecclesiastical Parish, Ecclesiastical Parish of Flimwell St Augustines
All that part of the Parish of Hawkhurst that lies to the West of the road leading from Highgate to the Church to the boundaries of the Parish at Kent Ditch including the Hornes, Elm Hill, Delmonden and that part of the Parish that lies to the South of the Road leading from Flimwell to Highgate including that part in the County of Sussex
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

4Elm HillWilliam R. Anson, M, Head, single, age 37, born Walberton, Sussex; occupation: bart. barrister M.A.B.C.L. Oxford
    Elizth. Georgiana Anson, F, Sister, single, age 31, born Marylebone, Middlesex
    Florence Helen Anson, F, Sister, single, age 20, born Marylebone, Middlesex
    Robt.W. Roper, M, Visitor, single, age 33, born Llanwenorth, Monmouth; occupation: M.A.B.C.L. Oxford
    John B. Lubbock, M, Visitor, single, age 33, born Downe, Kent; occupation: undergraduate Oxford
    William F. Farrer, M, Visitor, single, age 22, born St. Georges, Middlesex; occupation: undergraduate Oxford
    Michael E. Sadler, M, Visitor, single, age 19, born Barnsley, York; occupation: undergraduate Oxford
    Alice J. Kemp, F, Servant, widowed, age 34, born London City Of, Middlesex; occupation: housekeeper (domestic)
    Philadelphia Penfold, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Kilndown, Kent; occupation: Ladysmaid
    Sarah Rayner, F, Servant, single, age 30, born Marylebone, Middlesex; occupation: housemaid
    Alice Halliday, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Powick, Worcester; occupation: kitchenmaid
    Emma Cornford, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Swanscombe, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Henry Burley, M, Servant, single, age 24, born St Georges, Middlesex; occupation: butler
    Thos. G. Lim, M, Servant, single, age 21, born St Georges, Middlesex; occupation: footman

4Elm HillHenry Burley, M, Head, married, age 47, born Bromley, Kent; occupation: coachman (domestic)
    Sarah Anne Burley, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Pimlico, London; occupation: wife of coachman (domestic)
    William Burley, M, Son, age 13, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: scholar
    James Burley, M, Son, age 11, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Alice Burley, F, Daughter, age 6, born Pimlico, London; occupation: scholar
    Alfred Burley, M, Son, age 5, born Marylebone, London; occupation: scholar
    Fredk. Burley, M, Son, age 4, born Shanklin, Isle of Wight, Hampshire

4Sea Cox HeathGeorge Muddle, M, Head, married, age 59, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: under gardener (domestic)
    Elzth. Muddle, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: wife of under gardener

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