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

10Faircrouch RoadCharles Waghorn, M, Head, married, age 33, born Ticehurst; occupation Labourer
    Elizabeth Waghorn, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Wadhurst
    Charles Waghorn, M, Son, age 2, born Wadhurst
    Fanny Waghorn, F, Daughter, age 1, born Wadhurst

10Faircrouch RoadAlfred Clifton, M, Head, married, age 49, born Wadhurst, occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza Clifton, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Ticehurst
    Henry W. Wright, M, Stepson, single, age 18, born Wadhurst; occupation Farm Labourer
    Mary A. Wright, F, Stepdaughter, single, age 14, born Wadhurst
    Alfred Clifton, M, Son, age 10, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholar
    Amos Clifton, M, Son, age 8, born Wadhurst, occupation: scholar
    Ernest J. Clifton, M, Son, age 7, occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth Clifton, F, Daughter, age 5, born Battle, occupation: scholar
    Louisa Clifton, F, Daughter, age 3, born Etchingham
    Frances Clifton, F, Daughter, age 11 m, born Wadhurst

10The Mount, Faircrouch RoadWilliam Ward, M, Head, single, age 38, born Ireland; occupation Roman Catholic Priest
    John Mcdermott, M, Boarder, single, age 45, born Warwickshire; occupation: carpenter
    John Alce, M, Servant, married, age 40, born East Blatchington; occupation gardener
    Elizabeth Alce, F, Servant, married, age 42, born Essex; occupation housekeeper

10Entrance Lodge, Faircrouch RoadJames Saunders, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm bailiff
    Jane Saunders, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Maidstone
    Alice Saunders, F, Daughter, age 9, born Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Ruth Saunders, F, Daughter, age 6, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholar
    Rose Saunders, F, Daughter, age 4, born Ticehurst
    John Saunders, M, Son, age 1, born Wadhurst

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