The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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1881 Uckfield Census
The Uckfield Union Workhouse
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]
Sheet    Place    Census entry
1Union WorkhouseEdwin Hy. Carpenter, M, Head, married, age 34, born Kent, occupation: master
1Union WorkhouseGeorge Hinds, M, Porter, single, age 42, born Lincolnshire; occupation: porter
2Union WorkhouseThomas Saunders, M, Inmate, widowed, age 60, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourer
3Union WorkhouseThomas Burley, M, Inmate, single, age 57, born Buxted, handicap: imbecile, occupation: farm labourer
4Union WorkhouseAlice Lewery, F, Inmate, single, age 23, born Maresfield
5Union WorkhouseGeorge Tooms, M, Casual, widowed, age 39, born Uckfield; occupation Soldier
6Union WorkhouseGeorge Ellis, M, Inmate, single, age 86, born East hoathly; occupation: stockman

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