The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Hawkhurst Census
Reference RG 11/939: Hawkhurst Enumeration District No 10; District: Cranbrook Union; Enumerator: John James
Hawkhurst, part of: Mother Church, St Lawrence Ecclesiastical Parish, Ecclesiastical Parish of Flimwell St Augustines
All that part of the Parish of Hawkhurst that lies to the North of the road leading from Highgate to Flimwell to the boundaries of the Parish adjoining to Etchingham Parish at Sea Cox Heath including Ginger Bread Lane, Frith, part Bedgebury, White Limes, Louisa Lodge to the boundaries of the Parish adjoining to Cranbrook Parish including Sopers Lane, Slip Mill, and all that part of the Parish that lies West of the road leading from Cranbrook to Highgate.
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]
 
Sheet    Place    Census entry
1HighgateEdward Delves, M, Head, married, age 30, born Hurst Green, Sussex; occupation: draper employing 2 apprentices and 3 assistants
1HighgateWilliam Warren, M, Head, married, age 37, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: millwright
1HighgateJohn T. E. Davis, M, Head, married, age 32, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: carpenter employing 4 men and 1 apprentice
1HighgateWilliam Piper, M, Head, married, age 57, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: Stonemason
2Alma HouseEdward Winser, M, Head, married, age 66, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: butcher
2Alma, HighgateFrank E. Winser, M, Head, widowed, age 44, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: butcher
2Alma, HighgateWilliam Donbell, M, Head, married, age 49, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: office clerk (C.S.)
2HighgateRuth Godden, F, Head, widowed, age 77, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: annuitant
2HighgateWilliam Banister, M, Head, married, age 63, born Sandhurst, Kent; occupation: annuitant
2HighgateGoodwin Kilburne, M, Head, married, age 69, born Easton, Norfolk; occupation: retired schoolmaster
3North Grove LaneSarah A. Lovett, F, Head, single, age 66, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: sempstress
3North Grove LaneWilliam Powell, M, Head, married, age 42, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3North Grove LaneGeorge Pankhurst, M, Head, married, age 29, born Linton, Kent; occupation: coachman and domestic servant
3North Grove LaneElizabeth Pannett, F, Head, single, age 39, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: needle woman
3North Grove Asylum, North Grove LaneWilliam Harmon, M, Head, married, age 73 , born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: proprietor in grove asylum
3North Grove Asylum, North Grove LaneSamuel Robinson, M, Boarder, single, age 72 , born Wellingboro, Northampton; handicap: lunatic
4North Grove Asylum, North Grove LaneEdward Inglefield, M, Boarder, single, age 25 , born Cork, Ireland; occupation: annuitant; handicap: lunatic
5North Grove Asylum, North Grove LaneeGwenllian Davies, F, Servant, single, age 22 , born Brecknock, Wales; occupation: housemaid and domestic servant
5North Grove LaneGeorge H. Cook, M, Head, married, age 40 , born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: civil servant postmaster
5North Grove LaneFrancis J. Ware, M, Head, married, age 30 , born Icklesham, Sussex; occupation: ironmonger and smith employing 2 men
5North Grove LaneOtto Waghorn, M, Head, married, age 34 , born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: miller and corn factor
5North Grove LaneEllen Harvey, F, Head, widowed, age 44 , born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
5North Grove LaneHenry West, M, Head, married, age 39 , born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: cordwainer
6North Grove Lane Coach House To No Grove AsylumGeorge Waghorn, M, Head, married, age 54 , born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
6HighgateWilliam Tanner, M, Head, married, age 31 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: gardener and domestic servant
6HighgateIsaac Deness, M, Head, widowed, age 89 , born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6HighgateMary Adge, F, Head, widowed, age 64 , born Biddenden, Kent; occupation: laundress
6HighgateAlbert Piper, M, Head, married, age 40 , born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: Butler and domestic servant
7OakfieldHenry Maynard, M, Head, widowed, age 80 , born Pentonville S James, Middlesex; occupation: cape of good hope merchant
7SpringfieldMargaret D. Adams, F, Head, widowed, age 66 , born Weymouth, Devon; occupation: annuitant
7Oak CottageJames Kingston, M, Head, married, age 23 , born Chesham, Buckingham; occupation: farmer of 11 ½ acres employing 2 men
7Philpotts CrossWilliam Collier, M, Head, married, age 77 , born London, Middlesex; occupation: retired tailor
7Philpotts CrossMary A. Marchant, F, Head, widowed, age 67 , born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: laundress
7Philpotts CrossAmbrose Whibley, M, Head, married, age 60 , born Hunton, Kent; occupation: gardener and domestic servant
7Philpotts CrossJoseph March, M, Head, married, age 38 , born Brampton, Northampton; occupation: butler and domestic servant
8Philpotts CrossWilliam Beaney, M, Head, married, age 60 , born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8Philpotts CrossSarah Drawbridge, F, Head, widowed, age 74 , born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: formerly laundress
8Philpotts CrossCharles Couchman, M, Head, married, age 41 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: bailiff and shepherd
8Philpotts CrossWilliam Tanner, M, Head, married, age 71 , born Whitechurch, Hampshire; occupation: gardener and domestic servant
8Philpotts CrossRobert Kadwill, M, Head, married, age 54 , born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
8High StreetHenry Cooper, M, Head, married, age 45 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: harness maker
9High StreetWilliam H. Drawbridge, M, Head, married, age 35 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
9High StreetGeorge Warren, M, Head, widowed, age 62 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: millwright
9High StreetMary Watts, F, Head, widowed, age 72 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: laundress
9High StreetEliza Turley, F, Head, single, age 53 , born Salehurst, Kent; occupation: laundress
9High StreetJoseph Cogger, M, Head, married, age 47 , born Hawkhurst, Kent, occupation: farm labourer
10High StreetHannah Cheesman, F, Head, widowed, age 67 , born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: beer retailer
10High StreetEdwin Honeysett, M, Head, single, age 55 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
10High StreetJohn Thompson, M, Head, married, age 73 , born Snodland, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
10High StreetEdmund Cheesman, M, Head, married, age 67 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: grocer and tea dealer
10Pix Hall FarmAaron Barnes, M, Head, married, age 29 , born Newenden, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
10Pix Hall FarmWalter Tickner, M, Head, married, age 44 , born Rolvenden, Kent; occupation: farm bailiff
11High StreetHenry Reed, M, Head, married, age 71 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
11Yew TreesGidins Rumens, M, Head, married, age 41 , born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farmer of 63 acres employing 3 men 1 boy
11Village HospitalEbenezer Turley, M, Head, married, age 51 , born Marden, Kent; occupation: greenwich pensioner
11High StreetSamuel Brown Law, M, Head, married, age 56 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: cordwainer
11High StreetWalter Tickner, M, Head, married, age 40 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: bricklayer
12Sisley Farm, Sopers LaneFrederic W. Merchant, M, Head, widowed, age 45 , born Ulcombe, Kent; occupation: farmer of 70 acres employing 3 men
12Sopers FarmJohn Mills, M, Head, married, age 38 , born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farmer of 70 acres employing 2 men
12Sopers LaneFrederic Chatman, M, Head, married, age 37 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
12Sopers Lane Hernly CottageJohn Barrow, M, Head, married, age 64 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
12Tanyard FarmAlbert G. Mills, M, Head, married, age 42 , born Benenden, Kent; occupation: farmers son
13Tanyard FarmGeorge Mills, M, Head, married, age 76 , born Benenden, Kent; occupation: farmer of 80 acres employing 2 men and 1 boy
13Little TrenlyAlfred Boorman, M, Head, married, age 37 , born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
13Little TrenlyEdmund Denny, M, Head, married, age 34 , born Rendlesham, Suffolk; occupation: gamekeeper
13Louisa LodgeHannah Oliver, F, Head, widowed, age 57 , born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: gatekeeper (lodge)
13Louisa LodgeWilliam Boorman, M, Head, married, age 85 , born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
13White LimesAlfred Coleman, M, Head, married, age 35 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
14White LimesFrank Unicume, M, Head, married, age 31 , born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farmers son
14Yew TreesJames Santer, M, Head, married, age 71 , born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farmer
14Limes GrovePhilip Brine, M, Head, married, age 56 , born Manston, Dorset; occupation: farmer of 155 acres employing 6 men
15Cranbrook RoadDaniel Martin, M, Head, married, age 36 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
15Cranbrook RoadThomas Chapman, M, Head, married, age 67 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
15Cranbrook RoadBenjamin Johnson, M, Head, married, age 41 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: master smith employing 1 man
15Cranbrook RoadJohn E. Jones, M, Head, married, age 25 , born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: gardener and domestic servant
16Cranbrook RoadMary A. Roberts, F, Head, widowed, age 71 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: nurse (S.M.S.)
16Cranbrook RoadSamuel Eason, M, Head, married, age 57 , born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
16Cranbrook RoadRichard G. Kemp, M, Head, married, age 32 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: coachbuilder employing 1 man
16Cranbrook RoadAlfred Archer, M, Head, married, age 34 , born Battle, Sussex; occupation: cordwainer
16Cranbrook RoadJoseph Igglesden, M, Head, widowed, age 63 , born Rolvenden, Kent; occupation: retired farmer
16Cranbrook RoadThomas Wickenden, M, Head, widowed, age 74 , born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gardener and domestic servant
17Cranbrook RoadWilliam Stedman, M, Head, married, age 34 , born Bodiam, Sussex; occupation: grocer andc local methodist preacher
17Cranbrook RoadGeorge Hayward, M, Head, married, age 63 , born Frittenden, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
17Cranbrook RoadHenry Winsor, M, Head, married, age 33 , born Sandhurst, Kent; occupation: builder employing 9 men and 2 boys
17Cranbrook RoadGeorge Davis, M, Head, married, age 63 , born Udimore, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17Wellington ArmsJohn Shouesmith, M, Head, married, age 36 , born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer and beer retailer
17Cranbrook RoadHannah Martin, F, Head, widowed, age 66 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: charwoman
18Cranbrook RoadEdward Cheesman, M, Head, widowed, age 56 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: general labourer
18Mill Lane "Holmans Cottage"John Newick, M, Head, married, age 29 , born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: gardener and domestic servant
18Mill Lane "Holmans Cottage"Edward Markquick, M, Head, married, age 67 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
18Primrose HillFrancis Ayerst, M, Head, single, age 65 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer of 200 acres employing 8 men and 3 boys
18Slip MillWilliam Russell, M, Head, single, age 26 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: master miller employing 3 men (corn)
18Mill LaneJohn Baldwin, M, Head, married, age 58 , born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: leader (corn miller)
19Mill LaneJohn (Jr) Baldwin, M, Head, married, age 22 , born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: grinder and miller (corn)
19High StreetWilliam Warren, M, Head, married, age 64 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: millwright employing 3 men
20Little Pix HallFrancis Reeves, M, Head, married, age 47 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer of 680 acres employing 23 men and 8 boys
20Sea Cox HeathBenjamin Tickner, M, Head, married, age 66 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer of 80 acres employing 3 men and 1 boy
20Sea Cox HeathEphraim Pope, M, Head, widowed, age 48 , born Halden, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
20Sea Cox HeathWilliam Goings, M, Head, married, age 45 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
20Sea Cox HeathJohn Collins, M, Head, married, age 54 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
21Ginger Bread LaneJohn Cradwick, M, Head, married, age 58 , born Portsmouth, Hampshire; occupation: coachman and domestic servant
21Ginger Bread LaneWilliam Wells, M, Head, married, age 47 , born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: woodresser
21Ginger Bread LaneJames Penfold, M, Head, married, age 39 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: Stock keeper
21Ginger Bread LaneGeorge Pantry, M, Head, married, age 38 , born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
22Paper Mill Lane Or Pepper LaneGeorge Weddle, M, Head, married, age 31 , born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
22Paper Mill Lane Or Pepper LaneThomas Float, M, Head, married, age 67 , born Northiam, Sussex; occupation: gardener and domestic servant
22Paper Mill Lane Or Pepper LaneWilliam Friend, M, Head, single, age 42 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer of 18 acres
22Paper Mill Lane Or Pepper LaneThomas Blackford, M, Head, married, age 40 , born Bodiam, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
23MopeedenGeorge Watkins, M, Head, married, age 51 , born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
23Frith CottageCharles Neve, M, Head, married, age 49 , born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
23Frith CottageAndrew Staples, M, Head, married, age 26 , born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
24Frith FarmRichard Parrett, M, Head, married, age 59 , born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farmer of 100 acres employing 4 men and 1 boy

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