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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

17CotchfordEdward Miles, M, Head, married, age 69, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer and engine proprietor
    Caroline Miles, F, Wife, married, age 67, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Emma Miles, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Ernest E Miles, M, Grandson, age 5, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    John Divall, M, Servant, single, age 25, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farm servant

17GallypotRichards Shoesmith, M, Head, married, age 71, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: postman
    Amelia Shoesmith, F, Wife, married, age 69, born Hartfield, Sussex

17The RectoryRichard Formby, M, Head, single, age 39, born Dunkirk, Kent; occupation: rector of Hartfield
    Thirza Weller, F, Servant, single, age 41, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    Isabella C Hayden, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Weshninster, London; occupation: general domestic servant

17Hartfield StreetJohn Beard, M, Head, single, age 69, born N/K, occupation: farm labourer

17Parrock LaneRobert Taylor, M, Head, married, age 45, born Oxford, Oxfordshire; occupation: hawker
    Mary Taylor, F, Wife, married, age 55, born London, Middlesex

17Castle FarmJames Cole, M, Head, married, age 36, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

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