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1881 Withyham Census
North East of Withyham including Groombridge, Glenandred, Leywoods, Motts Mill, Penns Rocks, Sherlocks Farm, Alksford Farm, Hendal Farm and Hunts Farm
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

4Boney CottageCaroline Dibly, F, Widow (Head), widowed, age 71, born Rotherfield; occupation: laundress
    Ellen Parker, F, Niece, age 10, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar

4Garden CottageWilliam Goodwin, M, Head, married, age 40, born Speldhurst; occupation: farm labourer
    Francis Goodwin, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Hartfield
    Annie Goodwin, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Ashurst
    William Goodwin, M, Son, age 15, born Ashurst; occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza Goodwin, F, Daughter, age 13, born Ashurst; occupation: scholar
    Walter Goodwin, M, Son, age 10, born Ashurst; occupation: scholar
    Jane Goodwin, F, Daughter, age 7, born Withyham; occupation: scholar
    Laura Goodwin, F, Daughter, age 4, born Withyham; occupation: scholar
    Fanny Goodwin, F, Daughter, age 2, born Withyham
    Lavis Goodwin, M, Son, age 1, born Withyham

4Garden CottageGeorge Hills, M, Head, married, age 64, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Hills, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Withyham
    Trayton Hills, M, Son, single, age 22, born Speldhurst; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Ann Hills, F, Daughter, age 18, born Speldhurst; occupation: general servant
    Alice Care. Hills, F, Daughter, age 12, born Speldhurst; occupation: scholar

4Garden CottageWilliam May, M, Head, married, age 55, born Ashurst; occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza May, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Withyham
    Edith May, F, Daughter, age 14, born Speldhurst; occupation: scholar
    William Smith, M, Lodger, single, age 33, born Bedfordshire; occupation: railway labourer
    Joseph Stevens, M, Lodger, single, age 36; occupation: railway labourer

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