The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Herstmonceux Census
Reference RG 11/1042: Hailsham District; Herstmonceux Enumeration District No 7; Enumerator: Isaac Shibberfield, snr.
That Portion of the Civil Parish Herstmonceux lying North of the Road leading from Western Boundary at Shrub Green, to Eastern Boundary at Windmillhill including part of Windmillhill, the Rocks, part of Gardner St, Chilsham, and portion of Bodle St, including Church & Rectory, part of the Ecclesiastical Parish of St John the Evangelist is comprised in this District.
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
1CausewayWilliam Barnes, M, Head, married, age 79, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: gardener
1CausewayHenry Barnes, M, Head, married, age 36, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1CausewayHenry Baker, M, Head, married, age 26, born Dallington, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1CausewayWilliam Hailzelden, M, Head, married, age 53, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1Rectory, Bodle StreetCharles W. Hatton, M, Head, married, age 42, born Gt Finborough, Suffolk; occupation: rector of Bodle St, M.A.
2Bodle StreetAbraham Dann, M, Head, married, age 42, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2Bodle StreetJohn Reed, M, Head, married, age 38, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farm baliff
2Bodle StreetWilliam H. King, M, Head, married, age 23, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: journeyman miller
2Bodle StreetBenjamin Bourner, M, Head, married, age 39, born Dallington, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Bodle StreetGeorge Mepham, M, Head, married, age 57, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Bodle StreetEdward Stredwick, M, Head, married, age 27, born Peasmarsh, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Bodle StreetCharles Day, M, Head, married, age 30, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Bodle StreetJohn Burton, M, Head, married, age 27, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Bodle StreetLydia Sands, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: laundress
3Bodle StreetOsmond Sands, M, Head, married, age 29, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: tea dealer
4Bodle StreetJames Daw, M, Head, married, age 55, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4ChilshamFrancis Childs, M, Head, married, age 48, born Arlington, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 78 acres employing 1 man
4ChilshamMercer Durrant, M, Head, married, age 51, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 200 acres employing 4 men and 2 boys
4ChilshamHenry Deadman, M, Head, widowed, age 54, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4ChilshamAaron Frost, M, Head, married, age 24, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
5Bedlam GreenDavid Stevens, M, Head, married, age 67, born Willingdon, Sussex; occupation: cooper
5Bedlam GreenJohn Saunders, M, Head, married, age 63, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Bedlam GreenJohn Barton, M, Head, married, age 30, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith journeyman
5Bedlam GreenWilliam Elphick, M, Head, married, age 89, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: gardener
5Bedlam GreenGeorge Reynolds, M, Head, married, age 70, born Shoreditch, Middlesex; occupation: annuitant
5Bedlam GreenThomas Soper, M, Head, single, age 60, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: grocer employing 2 men
5Bedlam GreenEdwin Hook, M, Head, married, age 40, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: parish roadman
6Gardner StreetRobert P. Randall, M, Head, married, age 34, born Birdham, Sussex; occupation: butcher
6Gardner StreetSpencer Histed, M, Head, married, age 42, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: tailor
6Gardner StreetWilliam Allcorn, M, Head, married, age 26, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: brewer in brewery
6Gardner StreetStephen Newnham, M, Head, married, age 56, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: cordwainer
6Gardner StreetJames Honeysett, M, Head, married, age 51, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: carrier
7Gardner StreetThomas Honeysett, M, Head, married, age 27, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: painter
7Gardner StreetJames Saunders, M, Head, married, age 25, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: carrier & fly proprietor employing 2 men and 1 boy
7Gardner StreetJames Newnham, M, Head, married, age 23, born Isfield, Sussex; occupation: baker and groom
7NunninghamJohn Wilmshurst, M, Head, married, age 34, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: game keeper
7Gardener StreetWilliam Isted, M, Head, married, age 76, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: retired farm baliff
7Gardener StreetWilliam Hoad, M, Head, married, age 71, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
8Gardener StreetAlfred Thornton, M, Head, married, age 23, born Coombe, Oxfordshire; occupation: stone mason
8Gardener StreetWilliam L. Hall, M, Head, married, age 25, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: harness maker
8Gardener StreetMary Oxley, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Catsfield, Sussex; occupation: Annuitant
8Gardener StreetCharles Harris, M, Head, married, age 54, born Eastdean, Sussex; occupation: carrier
9Grocers ShopWalter W. Butler, M, Head, married, age 35, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: grocer and draper employing 4 persons
9Gardner StreetJoseph Coleman, M, Head, married, age 35, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: beerhouse keeper
9Gardner StreetCharles Cornford, M, Head, widowed, age 43, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: fish hawker
9Gardner StreetWilliam Duly, M, Head, married, age 25, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: trug basket maker
10Gardner StreetThomas Sweetman, M, Head, single, age 47, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: fellmonger and glover employing 4 men
10Gardner StreetWilliam Richardson, M, Head, married, age 59, born Hailsham, Sussex; occupation: farm baliff
10Gardner StreetWilliam Brook, M, Head, married, age 60, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Gardner StreetJohn Wrenn, M, Head, married, age 36, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: shepherd
10Brick HouseRobert Martin, M, Head, married, age 44, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
10Brick HouseWilliam Elphick, M, Head, married, age 47, born Hooe, Sussex; occupation: groom and gardener
11Windmill HillGeorge Tate, M, Head, married, age 49, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: commercial traveller and farmer employing 11 men and 3 boys
11Windmill HillWilliam Wissam, M, Head, married, age 58, born Iden, Sussex; occupation: pensioner
11Windmill HillWilliam Burchett, M, Head, married, age 25, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Windmill HillJesse Honeysett, M, Head, married, age 58, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: farmers foreman
11Windmill HillJohn Morris, M, Head, married, age 66, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: shoe maker
12Black GateAlfred Head Pook, M, Head, married, age 47, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: grocer and market gardener
12Black GateGeorge Sinden, M, Head, married, age 35, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12Black GateJesse Mockford, M, Head, married, age 40, born Telscombe, Sussex; occupation: engine driver
12Black GateAmos Packham, M, Head, married, age 62, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer (out of occupation)
13Black GateJabez Hoad, M, Head, married, age 24, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: carpenter journeyman
13Black GateIsaac Dann, M, Head, married, age 52, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13Black GateRichard J. Curtis, M, Head, married, age 33, born Chalvington, Sussex; occupation: groom
13Black GateWilliam Horton, M, Head, married, age 31, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
14Black GateReuben Reed, M, Head, married, age 32, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: truck basket maker
14Black GateHenry Wilmshurst, M, Head, married, age 58, born Dallington, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
14Black GateJohn Cornford, M, Head, married, age 41, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker
15Black GateSophia Hayward, F, Head, widowed, age 42, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
15Black GateWilliam Chrismas, M, Head, widowed, age 47, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15RocksGeorge Simmons, M, Head, married, age 49, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15RocksJoseph Wrenn, M, Head, married, age 65, born East Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: farmers foreman
16RocksEleanor Reed, F, Head, widowed, age 36, born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
16RocksWilliam Catt, M, Head, married, age 69, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16RocksDemas Dallaway, M, Head, married, age 66, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 100 acres employing 4 men and 1 boy
16Windmill HillGeorge H. Smith, M, Head, married, age 26, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: trug basket maker
16Windmill HillStephen Smith, M, Head, married, age 65, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: Sussex basket maker
17Windmill HillJames Harmer, M, Head, married, age 46, born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: miller employing 3 men and 1 boy
17Windmill HillJoseph H. Marshall, M, Head, single, age 47, born Whitechapel, Middlesex; occupation: curate of Herstmonceux, M.A. Oxford
17Windmill HillEdgar Dawes, M, Head, married, age 28, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: steam thresher mineral water manufacturer employing 3 men
17Windmill HillDavid Burchett, M, Head, married, age 53, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: miller's loader
18Windmill HillJames Duly, M, Head, married, age 65, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
18Windmill HillHenry Jarvis, M, Head, married, age 49, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: carpenter wheelwright employing 6 men and 1 boy
18Windmill HillFrancis Edmonds, M, Head, married, age 51, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: miller's grinder
18Windmill HillNorma Miller, F, Head, single, age 48, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: florist
19Windmill HillEdwin Harwood, M, Head, married, age 48, born Chalvington, Sussex; occupation: police constable

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