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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

17Providence Cottage No 6Charles Lovekin, M, Lodger (Head), married, age 41, born Horsham; occupation: railway platelayer
    Sarah Lovekin, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Horsham
    Kate Lovekin, F, Daughter, age 6, born Withyham
    Charles Lovekin, M, Son, age 4, born Withyham
    Jane Lovekin, F, Daughter, age 2, born Withyham
    Albert Lovekin, M, Son, age 3 m, born Withyham

17Providence Cottage No 7David Card, M, Head, married, age 68, born Rotherfield; occupation: vermin destroyer
    Philly Card, F, Wife, married, age 69, born Rotherfield
    Henry Luxford, M, Lodger, single, age 60, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza Stephens, F, Lodger, single, age 67, born Withyham
    Eliza Wilson, F, Lodger, single, age 41, born Withyham

17Providence Cottage No 8John Weller, M, Head, married, age 24, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourer
    Fanny Weller, F, Wife, married, age 20, born Uckfield
    Fanny Weller, F, Daughter, age 1, born Withyham
    John Kemp, M, Lodger, widowed, age 78, born Eynsford; occupation: former farmer

17Providence Cottage No 9Thomas Russell, M, Head, married, age 53, born Waldron; occupation Railway Labourer
    Harriett Russell, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Bodiam
    Thomas Russell, M, Son, single, age 19, born Uckfield; occupation Railway Porter
    David Russell, M, Son, single, age 16, born Lewes; occupation Farm labourer
    William Russell, M, Son, age 14, born Lewes; occupation Railway Servant
    Harriett Russell, F, Daughter, age 12, born Lewes; occupation Scholar

17Farm CottageWilliam Luxford, M, Head, married, age 76, born Rotherfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Ellen Luxford, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Rotherfield
    Richard Luxford, M, Son, single, age 36, born Withyham; occupation Farmer
    Louisa Luxford, F, Daughter, single, age 38, born Withyham

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