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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

5Road Side Cottage, Coverly RoadCharles Foster, M, Head, married, age 30, born North Chapel; occupation: railway labourer
    Caroline Foster, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Staffordshire
    Charles Foster, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield
    George Jones, M, Lodger, single, age 25, born Northamptonshire; occupation: railway labourer
    John Williams, M, Lodger, single, age 35, born Yorkshire; occupation Railway Labourer
    Thomas Smith, M, Lodger, single, age 35, born London; occupation: bricklayer
    George White, M, Lodger, single, age 31, born Derbyshire; occupation Bricklayer
    John Brown, M, Lodger, single, age 23, born Berkshire; occupation: railway labourer

5Road Side Cottage, Coverly RoadHenry Green, M, Head, married, age 34, born Yorkshire; occupation: carpenter
    Sarah Green, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Essex
    Elizabeth Green, F, Daughter, age 5, born Derbyshire
    Louisa Green, F, Daughter, age 5, born Mayfield
    Mark Gingell, M, Lodger, single, age 15, born Leigh
    John Wiston, M, Lodger, single, age 27, born Mayfield
    Eliza Green, F, Daughter, age 1, born Mayfield

5Road Side Cottage, Coverly RoadThomas Styles, M, Head, married, age 48, born West Hoathly; occupation Railway Labourer
    Charlotte Styles, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Ardingly
    Thomas B. Styles, M, Son, single, age 19, born Slaugham
    Jane Styles, F, Daughter, age 11, born East Grinstead
    Ellen Styles, F, Daughter, age 6, born Worth

5Victoria InnWilliam Wills, M, Head, married, age 32, born Tudely; occupation Cattle Dealer
    Rachel Wills, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Woolwich
    William Wills, M, Son, age 4, born Withyham
    Nelly Eliz. Wills, F, Daughter, age 5, born Withyham

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