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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

7DelmondenJames Honeysett, M, Head, married, age 77, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: coachman (domestic)
    Mary Honeysett, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: wife of coachman (domestic)
    Elizth. Croft, F, Niece, single, age 17, born Hellingly, Sussex

7DelmondenBenjn. Watson, M, Head, married, age 79, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Fanny Watson, F, Wife, married, age 74, born Suffolk; occupation: wife of farm labourer
    William Watson, M, Son, single, age 51, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

7DelmondenThomas Wenban, M, Head, married, age 36, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
    Sophia Wenban, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: wife of farm bailiff
    Thos. Chas. Wenban, M, Son, single, age 8, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Rosa Wenban, F, Daughter, age 7, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Anne Wenban, F, Daughter, age 4, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Alice Wenban, F, Daughter, age 2, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    William Wenban, M, Son, age 1, born Hawkhurst, Kent

7DelmondenGeorge Davis, M, Head, married, age 62, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza Davis, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Harry Thos. Davis, M, Son, age 26, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: muffin seller (baker)
    Elizth. Davis, F, Daughter, age 16, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Herbert Davis, M, Son, age 13, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar

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