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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

16The MoorAlfd. Chacksfield, M, Head, married, age 59, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: butcher
    Mary Chacksfield, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Martins Town, Dorset; occupation: wife of butcher
    Kate Chacksfield, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Sandhurst, Kent
    Ellen Chacksfield, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Frank Chacksfield, M, Servant, single, age 23, born Sandhurst, Kent; occupation: butcher's assistant
    Rowland Grist, M, Apprentice, single, age 16, born Fairfield Romney Marsh, Kent; occupation: butcher's apprentice

16The MoorEdward Reed, M, Head, married, age 42, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: gardener and nurseryman
    Elizth. Ann Reed, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Edwd. Reed, M, Son, single, age 15, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: assistant gardener
    James Reed, M, Son, single, age 12, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm servant
    William Reed, M, Son, age 11, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Henry Reed, M, Son, age 6, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Arthur Reed, M, Son, age 4, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Annie Hyland Reed, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Frank Reed, M, Son, age 6 m, born Hawkhurst, Kent

16The MoorJulia Beecham, F, Head, single, age 53, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Hester Young, F, Niece, single, age 27, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Sarah White, F, Servant, widowed, age 61, born Cranbourne, Berkshire; occupation: cook (domestic)
    Rose Cuddington, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Barming, Kent; occupation: housemaid

16The MoorRebecca Upperton, F, Head, widowed, age 71, born Cheriton, Kent; occupation: annuitant
    Mary L. Webb, F, Niece, single, age 24, born London, London, Middlesex
    Florence M. Webb, F, Grand niece, age 12, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: scholar

16The MoorJames Wicken, M, Head, single, age 69, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: cooper
    Elizth. Wicken, F, Sister, single, age 60, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: housekeeper (domestic)
    Henry Padgham, M, Nephew, single, age 29, born Hawkhurst, Kent

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