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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

15VillageWilliam Barham, M, Head, married, age 40, born Wadhurst, occupation: carpenter
    Laura Barham, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Wadhurst
    William G. S. Barham, M, Son, single, age 15, born Wadhurst, occupation: grocer's apprentice
    Ada E. Barham, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Wadhurst
    Ernest F. Barham, M, Son, age 14, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholar
    Martha S. Barham, F, Daughter, age 13, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholar
    Annie L. Barham, F, Daughter, age 9, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholar
    Arthy Barham, M, Son, age 8, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholar
    May S. Barham, F, Daughter, age 5, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholar
    Kate Barham, F, Daughter, age 4, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholar
    Percy Barham, M, Son, age 2, born Wadhurst
    Edith I. Barham, F, Daughter, age 8 m, born Wadhurst

15VillageHenry George Wallis, M, Head, married, age 55, born Wadhurst, employs 5 men and 5 labourers; occupation: bricklayer and parish clerk
    Jemmima P. Wallis, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Wiltshire
    Sarah Jane Wallis, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Wadhurst; occupation: assistant school teacher
    Mary Ann Wallis, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Wadhurst; occupation: assistant school teacher

15Middle HouseHenry Gibbs, M, Head, married, age 35, born Buckinghamshire; occupation: police constable
    Sarah Jane Gibbs, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Cambridgeshire; occupation: dressmaker

15Middle HouseSarah Durrant, F, Head, widowed, age 69, born Westham
    Harriet F. M. Durrant, F, Niece, age 26, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: teacher

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