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1891 Hartfield Census
Reference RG12/787: East Grinstead Enumeration District No 5; Sub-District: Withyham; Enumerator: Henry Killick
Boundary All that part of the Parish of Hartfield which is bounded on the North and North West by the River Medway and on the South and South East by the stream which runs from Newbridge and falls into the Medway on Summerford Farm. Also all that part of the Parish which lies on the North side of the road which crosses the Newbridge stream at Shawhurst Farm and is called Harts Lane, which leads also to Matthews Cross and terminates at the small stream on Quaybrook Common, forming the Parish boundary.
Contents This District includes the village of Hartfield, the Railway Station, Part of Old Buckhurst Farm and Park, Cotchford Farm, Hodore, Upper Parrock, Lines Farms, Fincham, Harts and Shawhurst
The whole in the parliamentary division of East Grinstead
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

5Newtons Ter[race]Henry Bailey, M, Head, married, age 43, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: grocer's porter
    Susan Bailey, F, Wife, married, age 41, born East Grinstead, Sussex
    George Bailey, M, Son, single, age 17, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    John Bailey, M, Son, age 11, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Francis K Bailey, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hartfield, Sussex

5Spring CottageMary Jenner, F, Head, widowed, age 69, born Maresfield, Sussex
    Mary A Smith, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: works on farm
    Emily A Smith, F, Granddaughter, age 11, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Jesse L Smith, F, Granddaughter, age 1, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Richard Crouch, M, Lodger, single, age 50, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: postman

5Spring CottageEdward Inkpen, M, Head, married, age 35, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: stockman on farm
    Emma Inkpen, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Maresfield, Sussex
    Mary Carr, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 69, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Annie Palmer, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Knightsbridge, London; occupation: General domestic servant

5LandhurstSamuel Martin, M, Head, married, age 49, born North Tamerton, Cornwall; occupation: bailiff
    Emily Martin, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Illogan, Cornwall
    Clara Mitchell, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

5GallypotSpencer J Edwards, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Fanny Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Edith C Edwards, F, Daughter, age 7, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Spencer W Edwards, M, Son, age 4, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Fanny L Edwards, F, Daughter, age 2, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Percy J Edwards, M, Son, age 1, born Hartfield, Sussex

5GallypotRichard Robinson, M, Head, married, age 25, born High Laver, Essex; occupation: Baker
    Annie Robinson, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Wilcove, Devon
    Annie Robinson, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hartfield, Sussex

5GallypotMary A Shoesmith, F, Head, single, age 60, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: needlewoman
    William Shoesmith, M, Brother, widowed, age 75, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: builder

5GallypotGeorge Shoesmith, M, Head, married, age 47, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
    Susannah Shoesmith, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Withyham, Sussex
    Frederick Shoesmith, M, Son, age 9, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

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