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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

8Graddocks FarmEsther Farmer, M, Head, widowed, age 57, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Frank Miles, M, Son-in-law, married, age 22, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: miller
    Kate Miles, F, Daughter, married, age 21, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Minnie Miles, F, Granddaughter, age 3 months, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Gilbert Berry, M, Lodger, single, age 26, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
    Jesse Sherbourne, M, Servant, single, age 26, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer

8WrothtyesWilliam Tester, M, Head, married, age 26, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
    Caroline A Tester, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Harriett Inkpen, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 60, born ..Sted, Sussex

8WrothtyesJohn Heasman, M, Head, married, age 46, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: carter on farm
    Hannah Heasman, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Lucy Heasman, F, Daughter, age 10, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    John Heasman, M, Son, age 8, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Edward G Heasman, M, Son, age 1, born Hartfield, Sussex

8The LaurelsJames Heasman, M, Head, married, age 59, born Chailey, Sussex; occupation: ex police constable and pensioner
    Matilda Heasman, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Winchelsea, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker

8The LaurelsRichard C Farmer, M, Head, married, age 29, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: builder
    Hannah E Farmer, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Hartfield, Sussex

8FinchamWilliam Young, M, Head, married, age 55, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Farmer
    Elizabeth Young, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Hartfield, Sussex
    George W Young, M, Son, single, age 16, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Farmer's son
    John R Young, M, Son, age 9, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Scholar
    Herbert Y Young, M, Son, age 7, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Scholar

8Fincham CottageThomas W Gammon, M, Head, married, age 27, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Eliza Gammon, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Hartfield, Sussex
    William T Gammon, M, Son, age 7, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Alice Gammon, F, Daughter, age 5, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Kate Gammon, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hartfield, Sussex
    John Haffenden, M, Lodger, single, age 33, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer

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