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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

10Andrews BankEllen Cooper, F, Head, single, age 74, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Henry Cooper, M, Nephew, single, age 44, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith
    Lucy Wheatley, F, Niece, single, age 26, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: laundrymaid

10QuabrookMargaret Edwards, F, Head, married, age 63, born Belfast, Ireland

10Andrews BankJohn Edwards, M, Head, single, age 61, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Farmer
    Hannah Edwards, F, Mother, widowed, age 83, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: Retired farmer
    George Edwards, M, Brother, single, age 43, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Farmer's brother
    Elina Edwards, F, Sister, single, age 39, born Hartfield, Sussex

10Mays CottageWilliam Slater, M, Head, married, age 66, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Margaret Slater, F, Wife, married, age 62, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Lydia Bridger, F, Daughter, widowed, age 36, born Hartfield, Sussex
    George Slater, M, Son, single, age 19, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    John Slater, M, Son, single, age 19, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Elizabeth Slater, F, Granddaughter, age 12, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Scholar
    George Bridger, M, Grandson, age 4, born Hartfield, Sussex

10Lines FarmGeorge Tasker, M, Head, married, age 32, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Sarah Tasker, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Sandy, Bedfordshire
    John T Tasker, M, Son, age 6, born Groombridge, Kent
    Edwin Selmes, M, Lodger, single, age 18, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

10Upper ParrockHerbert Swift, M, Head, married, age 54, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Elizabeth Swift, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    Albert E Bannister, M, Nephew, single, age 22, born Staplecross, Sussex; occupation: farm pupil
    Hester Hockley, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant
    George Edwards, M, Servant, single, age 53, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

10Lower Parrock CottageWilliam Edwards, M, Head, married, age 49, born West Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Annie Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 46, born London, Middlesex
    Edward Edwards, M, Son, single, age 19, born West Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

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