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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 ancestry.co.uk
  • 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

14Green CottageThomas Penfold, M, Head, married, age 49, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Labourer on Railway
    Mary Penfold, F, Wife, married, age 43, born West Hoathly, Sussex
    Thomas Penfold, M, Son, single, age 19, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Shoemaker
    Albert Penfold, M, Son, single, age 13, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Apprentice plumber
    Alice Penfold, F, Daughter, age 11, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Scholar
    Lucy Penfold, F, Daughter, age 8, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Scholar
    Ellen Penfold, F, Daughter, age 6, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Scholar
    Sydney Penfold, M, Son, age 4, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Scholar
    Frederick Penfold, M, Son, age 1, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Charlotte Willie, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 62, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: Laundress
    Alice Friend, F, Servant, single, age 23, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant
    William Steer, M, Lodger, single, age 24, born Itchingford, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

14Green CottageThomas Parker, M, Head, married, age 59, born Withyham, Sussex; handicap: Blind
    Caroline Parker, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Groombridge, Sussex
    Ada Parker, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant
    Kate Parker, F, Daughter, age 14, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant
    William Parker, M, Son, married, age 25, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Fanny Parker, F, Daughter-in-law, married, age 19, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Ernest Simmons, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: miller
    John Deacon, M, Lodger, widowed, age 88, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: living on own means

14Green CottageEmily Friend, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: washerwoman
    Hannah Friend, F, Daughter, single, age 41, born Hartfield, Sussex

14Green CottageJohn Mills, M, Head, widowed, age 68, born Eridge, Sussex; occupation: harness maker
    Philadelphia Lockyer, F, Sister, widowed, age 48, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper

14Green CottageSylvester Edwards, M, Head, married, age 31, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: railway platelayer
    Sarah A Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Withyham, Sussex
    Bertie Edwards, M, Son, age 4, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Sillie J Edwards, F, Daughter, age 2, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Ada E Edwards, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Rose A Edwards, F, Daughter, age 2 months, born Hartfield, Sussex

14Green CottageJohn Shoesmith, M, Head, married, age 37, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: railway platelayer
    Amey Shoesmith, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Arthur Shoesmith, M, Son, age 13, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Matilda Shoesmith, F, Daughter, age 11, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Elsie Shoesmith, F, Daughter, age 8, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Walter Shoesmith, M, Son, age 5, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Bertha Shoesmith, F, Daughter, age 4, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Martha Shoesmith, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hartfield, Sussex

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