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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

6Westons FarmJoseph Kine, M, Head, widowed, age 91, born Wadhurst; occupation: retired farmer
    Mary Ann W. Kine, F, Daughter, single, age 52, born Wadhurst
    Elisabeth T. Kine, F, Daughter, single, age 51, born Wadhurst
    Martha Kine, F, Daughter, single, age 46, born Wadhurst
    Minnie Lade, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Frant; occupation: domestic servant
    Herbert E. Gibb, M, Servant, single, age 15, born Wadhurst; occupation: domestic servant

6Steals FarmJohn Russell, M, Head, married, age 89, born Chiddingly; occupation Farmer
    Barbara Russell, F, Wife, married, age 78, born Framfield
    John Russell, M, Son, single, age 56, born Framfield; occupation Farmer
    George Russell, M, Son, single, age 41, born Framfield; occupation Farmer
    Harriett Weaver, F, Granddaughter, single, age 24, born Framfield; occupation Domestic servant

6Westons CottageWilliam Mepham, M, Head, married, age 27, born Frant; occupation: farm labourer
    Ellen F. Mepham, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Rotherfield
    William Mepham, M, Son, age 7, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholar
    Albert Mepham, M, Son, age 4, born Wadhurst
    Benjamin Mepham, M, Son, age 2, born Wadhurst
    Lois E. Mepham, F, Daughter, age 5 m, born Wadhurst

6Westons CottageJoseph Weeks, M, Head, married, age 76, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm Labourer
    Ann Weeks, F, Wife, married, age 69, born Wadhurst
    Samuel Swift, M, Brother In Law, single, age 65, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm Labourer

6Buckhurst FarmErnest Ranger, M, Head, married, age 32, born Middlesex, out of business; occupation: farmer
    Mary Ann Ranger, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Staffordshire
    Ernest J. W. Ranger, M, Son, age 5, born Asburnham
    Leslie C.A. Ranger, M, Son, age 3, born Asburnham
    Gilbert P. Ranger, M, Son, age 8 m, born Wadhurst

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