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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

14HensillJames Thomson, M, Head, married, age 68, born Eccles, Berwick, Scotland; occupation: banker
    Isabella Thomson, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Calcutta (British Subject), India
    Christina Renton, F, Niece, single, age 22, born Myzore (British Subject), India; occupation: visitor
    Eliza Thomas, F, Cook, single, age 50, born Wales; occupation: domestic servant
    Charlotte Ansell, F, Housemaid, single, age 22, born Dorking, Surrey; occupation: domestic servant
    Jesse Turner, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Twickenham, Middlesex; occupation: domestic servant

14HensillCharles Smith, M, Head, married, age 33, born Cobham, Surrey; occupation: coachman (domestic)
    Ann Eliza Smith, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Cobham, Surrey; occupation: wife of coachman
    Geo. W. Smith, M, Son, age 7, born Cobham, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Rose M. Smith, F, Daughter, age 4, born Cobham, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Herbert E. Smith, M, Son, age 2, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Agnes Smith, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hawkhurst, Kent

14HensillJames Fuller, M, Head, married, age 35, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm bailiff
    Elizth. A. Fuller, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    William Fuller, M, Son, age 10, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Charles Fuller, M, Son, age 8, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Alfred Corps, M, Boarder, single, age 16, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: gardener

14Hensill LaneAlfred Fuller, M, Head, married, age 33, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Sarah Fuller, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Ellen Fuller, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    George A. Fuller, M, Son, age 1, born Hawkhurst, Kent

14Hensill LaneElijah Seymour, M, Head, married, age 72, born Bray, Berkshire; occupation: retired inn keeper
    Marian J. Seymour, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Sherbourne St John; occupation: laundress
    Jane Whetnall, F, Boarder, single, age 77, born Clerkenwell, London; occupation: annuitant

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