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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

24Motts MillJohn Bishop, M, Head, married, age 58, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann Bishop, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Framfield
    Emily Bishop, F, Daughter, age 12, born Buxted; occupation: scholar
    James Bishop, M, Son, age 6, born Withyham; occupation: scholar

24Motts MillJohn Burfoot, M, Head, married, age 64, born Hever; occupation: farm labourer
    Matilda Burfoot, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Withyham
    John Burfoot, M, Son, single, age 36, born Withyham
    Elisha Burfoot, M, Son, single, age 32, born Withyham
    Jesse Pollington, M, Grandson, age 13, born Withyham; occupation: scholar

24Motts MillFrances Heath, F, Head, widowed, age 47, born Withyham; occupation: seedswoman
    Anna Heath, F, Daughter, age 11, born Withyham; occupation: scholar

24Motts MillMary Brown, F, Lodger (Head), widowed, age 35, born Withyham; occupation: dressmaker
    William Brown, M, Son, age 7, born Hartfield; occupation: scholar
    Walter Brown, M, Son, age 2, born Hartfield
    Fanny Dean, F, Widow, widowed, age 57, born Sussex; occupation: milliner
    Albert Dean, M, Son, age 15, born Goring; occupation: gardener

24Motts MillThomas Tasker, M, Head, married, age 60, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Tasker, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Withyham
    Joseph Tasker, M, Son, single, age 22, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourer
    Martha Tasker, F, Daughter, age 10, born Withyham; occupation: scholar
    Anne Tasker, F, Daughter, age 10, born Withyham; occupation: scholar

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