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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

22Back RoadJohn Murrell, M, Head, married, age 64, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Murrell, F, Wife, married, age 74, born Sandhurst, Kent

22Back RoadJesse Weddle, M, Head, married, age 42, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizth. Weddle, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: wife of labourer
    Thoms. W. Weddle, M, Son, age 15, born Forest Hill
    George H. Weddle, M, Son, age 12, born Salehurst, Sussex
    Edwd. R. Weddle, M, Son, age 10, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Clara H. Ransley, F, Nurse Child, age 3, born Canada

22Back RoadHenry Thompson, M, Head, married, age 34, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: carpenter
    Jane Thompson, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: wife of carpenter
    Fanny Thompson, F, Daughter, age 13, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William Hy. Thompson, M, Son, age 11, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Annie Thompson, F, Daughter, age 6, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Kate Thompson, F, Daughter, age 3, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Chas. Geo. Thompson, M, Son, age 7 m, born Hawkhurst, Kent

22Back RoadThomas Martin, M, Head, married, age 42, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: labourer
    Elizth. Martin, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: wife of labourer
    Elizth. M. Martin, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Annie Martin, F, Daughter, age 14, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar

22Back RoadSaml. Saddington, M, Head, married, age 62, born Br...mouth; occupation: coachman (domestic)
    Jane Saddington, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Cheam; occupation: laundress
    Charlotte Butler, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Beckley, Sussex; occupation: general servant

22Back RoadGeorge Gambrill, M, Head, married, age 48, born Lenham, Kent; occupation: labourer bricklayer
    Frances Gambrill, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: wife of bricklayer
    Emma E. Gambrill, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar

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