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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

15Gate CottageJesse Mitchell, M, Head, married, age 66, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann Mitchell, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Fletching, Sussex
    Harry Card, M, Lodger, single, age 19, born Forest Row, Sussex; occupation: postman

15Railway StationThomas Roberts, M, Head, married, age 67, born Gresford Flintshire; occupation: Railway Station master
    Patience Roberts, F, Wife, married, age 68, born Leyton, Essex
    Mary J Roberts, F, Daughter, single, age 33, born Chester, Cheshire; occupation: Dressmaker
    Alice Roberts, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Bermondsey, London; occupation: Telegraph clerk
    Thomas Roberts, M, Grandson, age 13, born Bermondsey, London; occupation: Scholar
    John Karren, M, Lodger, single, age 35, born West Derby, Lancashire; occupation: decorator

15Police StationDavid Relf, M, Head, married, age 41, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: sergeant of police
    Louisa Relf, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    William D Relf, M, Son, age 14, born Nutley, Sussex; occupation: telegraph clerk, L.B. & S.C. railway
    Ada L Relf, F, Daughter, age 8, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Sydney A Relf, M, Son, age 4, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Edith E Relf, F, Daughter, age 1, born Hartfield, Sussex

15Old CrownObed Hudson, M, Head, married, age 32, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
    Jane Hudson, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Annie Hudson, F, Daughter, age 3, born Woolwich, Kent
    John Hudson, M, Son, age 9 months, born Hartfield, Sussex

15Old CrownGeorge Eason, M, Head, married, age 26, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farm servant
    Grace Eason, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Goudhurst, Kent
    Henrietta Eason, F, Daughter, age 1, born Goudhurst, Kent

15Green CottageWilliam Hudson, M, Head, married, age 65, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: woodreve
    Elenor J Hudson, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Wadhurst, Sussex

15Green CottageWilliam Maryan, M, Head, married, age 49, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker
    Anne Maryan, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Camrose, Pembroke, Wales
    William H Maryan, M, Son, single, age 23, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker and private Royal Sussex regiment 3rd battalion
    Laura M Maryan, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Florence E Maryan, F, Daughter, age 10, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Adeline M Maryan, F, Daughter, age 7, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Raleigh P Maryan, M, Son, age 6, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    William Maryan, M, Father, widowed, age 77, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: living on own means

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