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

8Faircrouch RoadJacob Richardson, M, Head, married, age 31, born Mayfield; occupation Farm Labourer
    Martha Richardson, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Wadhurst
    Jacob Richardson, M, Son, age 4, born Wadhurst
    Mary Ann Richardson, F, Daughter, age 11 m, born Wadhurst

8Faircrouch RoadPhebe Packham, F, Head, widowed, age 76, born Heathfield
    Rhoda Packham, F, Daughter, single, age 42, born Wadhurst; occupation: dressmaker

8Faircrouch RoadCharles Oldroyd, M, Head, widowed, age 61, born Canterbury; occupation Farm labourer
    Edward Oldroyd, M, Brother, single, age 64, born Canterbury; occupation Farm labourer

8Manor Cottage, Faircrouch RoadThomas Till, M, Head, married, age 73, born Rottingdean; occupation Gentleman
    Lucy Till, F, Wife, married, age 69, born Horsmonden
    Caroline Peate, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Tonbridge; occupation Domestic servant

8Tapsells RoadCaleb Manktelow, M, Head, married, age 59, born Wadhurst; occupation: railway labourer
    Hannah Manktelow, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Frant; occupation: laundress

8Tapsells RoadJames Thomas, M, Head, married, age 69, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm Labourer
    Mary Thomas, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Cuckfield
    George Thomas, M, Son, single, age 22, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm Labourer
    Mary Ann Thomas, F, Daughter, age 11, born Wadhurst; occupation Scholar

8Tapsells RoadRobert Gregory, M, Head, married, age 40, born Hampshire; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Ann Gregory, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Chiddingstone
    Phebe Gregory, F, Daughter, age 11, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholar
    John Gregory, M, Son, age 8, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholar
    William Gregory, M, Son, age 11 m, born Wadhurst
    William Russell, M, Lodger, married, age 32, born Lambeth; occupation Blacksmith

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