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

7Frankham CottageJabez Kine, M, Head, married, age 48, born Wadhurst; occupation: gamekeeper
    Sarah Kine, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Mayfield
    Ada L. Kine, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Rotherfield
    Samuel T. Kine, M, Son, age 14, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Ernest F. Kine, M, Son, age 11, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Flora A. Kine, F, Daughter, age 9, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholar
    Edith May Kine, F, Daughter, age 7, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholar
    Eva Agness Kine, F, Daughter, age 3, born Wadhurst

7Frankham CottageHenry Tester, M, Head, married, age 49[?], born Fletching; occupation: farm labourer
    Charity Tester, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Horsted Keynes
    John Tester, M, Son, single, age 15, born Chailey; occupation: farm labourer

7Frankham CottageGeorge Tester, M, Head, married, age 23, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourer
    Maria Ann Tester, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Rotherfield
    Maria Ann Tester, F, Daughter, age 4, born Lamberhurst
    George Tester, M, Son, age 2, born Rotherfield
    John Pain, M, Lodger, single, age 33, born Beckley; occupation: farm labourer

7Cottage Under Bestbeach HillStephen Crouch, M, Head, married, age 57, born Tonbridge; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Crouch, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Chiddingstone
    Stephen Herrion, M, Nephew, single, age 13, born Kent; occupation: scholar

7Faircrouch RoadMary Baldwin, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Goudhurst; occupation: cowkeeper

7Faircrouch CottageJoseph Arnold, M, Head, married, age 48, born Staffordshire; occupation: foreman
    Ann Arnold, F, Wife, married, age 49, born London
    Fredk. Arnold, M, Son, single, age 22, born Staffordshire; occupation: stone mason
    Charles Wilson, M, Lodger, single, age 35; occupation Stone Mason

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