The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Wadhurst Census
That part of Wadhurst Parish that includes Railway Station, Riverhall, Frankham and Faircrouch
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

5Erley FarmStephen Cheesman, M, Head, married, age 32, born Mayfield, employs 2 men and 1 boy; occupation: farmer
    Betsey Cheesman, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Wadhurst
    Stephen P. Cheesman, M, Son, age 2, born Wadhurst
    Catherine L. Cheesman, F, Daughter, age 8 m, born Wadhurst

5Erley CottageEbenezer Styles, M, Head, married, age 35, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm Labourer
    Eliza Styles, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Burwash
    James Styles, M, Son, age 14, born Frant; occupation Farm Labourer
    Eliza M. Styles, F, Daughter, age 11, born Pembury; occupation Scholar
    Mary Ann Styles, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge

5Partridges CottageHarriett Parkes, F, Head, widowed, age 35, born Essex
    Ann Parkes, F, Daughter, age 11, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholar
    William Parkes, M, Son, age 10, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholar
    Ellen Parkes, F, Daughter, age 8, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholar
    Eliza Parkes, F, Daughter, age 6, born Ticehurst
    Jane Stonestreet, F, Mother, married, age 60, born Essex
    Mary Bailey, F, Sister, married, age 33, born Burwash

5Partridges CottageReuben Latter, M, Head, married, age 69, born Wadhurst; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Latter, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Wadhurst
    Frederick Henry Latter, M, Son, single, age 22, born Wadhurst; occupation: farm labourer
    Albert R. Latter, M, Grandson, single, age 18, born Wadhurst; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Ann Latter, F, Granddaughter, age 2, born Wadhurst

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