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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

12HornesHorace Willard, M, Head, married, age 34, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: Carter
    Kate Willard, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Guestling, Sussex; occupation: House keeper (Domestic)
    Florence K. Willard, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Horace J. Willard, M, Son, age 1, born Hawkhurst, Kent

12HornesJesse Martin, M, Head, married, age 43, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriet Martin, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Salehurst, Sussex
    Lizzy Watson, F, Nurse Child, age 4, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar

12MaryvilleCath. C. Clark, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born Norwich, Norfolk
    Marian Clark, F, Daughter, single, age 38, born St Georges Hanover Sq, Middlesex
    Emmaline Clark, F, Daughter, single, age 35, born St Georges Hanover Sq, Middlesex
    Sarah Ann Francis, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Bath, Somerset; occupation: cook (domestic)
    Emily C. Morton, F, Servant, single, age 17, born St Olaves; occupation: housemaid

12Clayton FarmMary Ann Baines, F, Head, single, age 50, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: dairywoman
    Ellen Baines, F, Needlewoman, single, age 46, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Eliza Baines, F, single, age 44, born Hawkhurst, Kent

12Hornes RoadGeorge Kemp, M, Head, married, age 80, born Guestling, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Kemp, F, Wife, married, age 75, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: wife of farm labourer

12Hornes RoadJane Moors, F, Head, widowed, age 84, born Great Warley, Essex; occupation: formerly laundress

12Hornes RoadEliza Weston, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born Plumstead, Kent; occupation: occupier of alms house
    Rachel Palmer, F, Visitor, married, age 60, born Plumstead, Kent
    Fanny Palmer, F, Visitor, single, age 19, born Kingsdown, Kent

12Hornes RoadAnn Sawyer, F, Head, widowed, age 86, born Dallington, Sussex; occupation: occupier of alms house
    Thomas Sawyer, M, Son, single, age 54, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

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