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

11Faircrouch House, Faircrouch RoadCaleb Dibley, M, Head, married, age 55, born Wadhurst; occupation: coachman
    Harriett Dibley, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Wadhurst
    Harriett Weeks, F, Mother In Law, widowed, age 75, born Wadhurst

11Entrance Lodge, Faircrouch House, Faircrouch RoadThomas Gilbert, M, Head, married, age 43, born Frant; occupation: gardener
    Charlotte Gilbert, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Berkshire
    Thomas E. Gilbert, M, Son, single, age 17, born Frant; occupation: railway clerk
    Mary Gilbert, F, Daughter, age 12, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholar
    Jabez H. Gilbert, M, Son, age 10, born Wadhurst; occupation: scholar
    Naomi Gilbert, F, Daughter, age 2, born Wadhurst
    Ruth Gilbert, F, Daughter, age 2, born Wadhurst

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