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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

6Elm Hill LodgeWilliam Reed, M, Head, widowed, age 52, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Mary Couchman, F, Housekeeper, widowed, age 61, born Ewhurst, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper (domestic)

6DelmondenHarriet Reeves, F, Head, widowed, age 80, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farmers wife retired
    Arthur Reeves, M, Son, single, age 40, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer of 75 acres employing 5 men and 2 boys
    Thos. Hayley Gregson, M, Son, single, age 54, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: retired farmer
    Fanny Saunders, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Hurstgreen, Sussex; occupation: cook (domestic)
    Mary Mepham, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Bishopstone, Surrey; occupation: housemaid

6DelmondenThos. W. Pantry, M, Head, married, age 25, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Cecilia E. Pantry, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: wife of farm labourer

6DelmondenGeorge Weston, M, Head, married, age 35, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann Weston, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: wife of farm labourer
    George Weston, M, Son, single, age 14, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm servant
    Edwd. Weston, M, Son, age 12, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm servant
    Robt. Weston, M, Son, age 10, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William Weston, M, Son, age 8, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Frank Weston, M, Son, age 3, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charles Weston, M, Son, age 1, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Frederic Weston, M, Son, age 6, born Hawkhurst, Kent

6DelmondenThomas Neale, M, Head, married, age 43, born Surrey; occupation: bricklayer
    Sarah Neale, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Ewhurst, Sussex; occupation: wife of bricklayer
    George Neale, M, Son, age 6, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Thomas Neale, M, Son, age 4, born Hawkhurst, Kent

6DelmondenThomas Beaney, M, Head, widowed, age 76, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: wagoner
    Mary Farley, F, Housekeeper, widowed, age 75, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: housekeeper (domestic)

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