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1881 Wadhurst Census
Wadhurst Village, High Street and Church Street
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

2Cedar CottagesRichard Hamilton, M, Head, married, age 74, born Rotherfield; occupation: tailor
    Mary Hamilton, F, Wife, married, age 72, born Brighton

2Cedar CottagesThomas Pattenden, M, Head, married, age 29, born Goudhurst; occupation: brick maker
    Annie Pattenden, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Wadhurst
    Albert T. Pattenden, M, Son, age 6, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholar
    Annie Pattenden, F, Daughter, age 4, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholar

2Cedar CottagesDavid Page, M, Head, married, age 55, born Herstmonceux; occupation: blacksmith
    Sarah Page, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Warbleton
    George Page, M, Son, single, age 19, born Wadhurst; occupation: farm labourer
    William Page, M, Son, age 12, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholar
    Walter Page, M, Son, age 10, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholar

2High StreetHenry Arnold, M, Head, married, age 56, born Wadhurst; occupation: carpenter journeyman
    Harriet Arnold, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Gloucestershire

2Fair ViewDaniel William Edwards, M, Head, married, age 39, born East Grinstead; occupation: draper's assistant
    Anna Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 39, born West Hoathly
    Rose M. Edwards, F, Daughter, age 6, born Wadhurst
    William Edwards, M, Son, age 5, born Wadhurst
    Anna L. Edwards, F, Daughter, age 4, born Wadhurst
    Jesse T. Edwards, M, Son, age 2, born Wadhurst
    George F. Edwards, M, Son, age 6 m, born Wadhurst
    Mary Ann E. Humphrey, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Wadhurst; occupation General Servant

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