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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

13Fostal CottageStephen Cox, M, Head, married, age 43, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary A Cox, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Maresfield, Sussex
    Joseph Cox, M, Son, single, age 16, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: groom
    Frederick J Cox, M, Son, age 14, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Rowland S Cox, M, Son, age 12, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Walter J Cox, M, Son, age 9, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Alice Cox, F, Daughter, age 8, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Raymond Cox, M, Son, age 5, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Reuben Cox, M, Son, age 3, born Withyham, Sussex

13Fostal CottageSimon Cole, M, Head, married, age 33, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: stockman
    Zillah Cole, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Hampsted, London; occupation: dressmaker
    David Cole, M, Son, age 10, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Zillah Cole, F, Daughter, age 8, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Faith Cole, F, Daughter, age 3, born Hartfield, Sussex
    James Stevens, M, Stepson, single, age 15, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: stockman
    Leah Stevens, F, Stepdaughter, age 13, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    James Fermor, M, Boarder, single, age 21, born Woolwich, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Charles Brown, M, Boarder, single, age 18, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

13Castle FarmMartin H Ashby, M, Head, single, age 26, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Elizabeth M Ashby, F, Sister, single, age 28, born Hartfield, Sussex

13Castle FarmHenry T Woodham, M, Head, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: Carter on farm
    Sophia C Woodham, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Cowden, Kent
    Albert E Woodham, M, Son, age 29, born Hartfield, Sussex
    David Card, M, Grandfather, widowed, age 77, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer

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