The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Laughton Census
Reference RG 11/1043: Hailsham District; Hellingly Subdistrict; Laughton Enumeration District No 6; Enumerator: P V Starnes
Part of the Civil Parish of Laughton which lies Northwest of the Turnpike Road leading from Lewes to Battle as far as Stone Cross & Northeast of the Road leading from thence to East Hoathly to the Boundary of the Parish, including the Houses on both sides of the last mentioned Road, Mopeshole, Park Corner, the Roebuck Inn, Shortgate, the Sarjeants, also Laughton Lodge.
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
1Roebuck InnThomas Holden, M, Head, married, age 51, born Cuckfield, Sussex; occupation: licensed victualler
1Hastings RoadFrederick Tomsett, M, Head, married, age 49, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: grocer and farmer of 18 acres employing 2 men
1Hastings RoadHenry Wood, M, Head, single, age 44, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: living on intrest of money in consols, etc
1Brick Kiln LaneWilliam French, M, Head, married, age 53, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker
1Hastings RoadGeorge Starnes, M, Head, married, age 55, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: letter carrier
11, Woodside VillasThomas Harwood, M, Head, married, age 50, born Stevenage, Herefordshire; occupation: retired shoe maker
22, Woodside VillasJames Old, M, Head, married, age 22, born Holwell, Somerset; occupation: police constable
2Bachelors Farm HouseFrederick Kemp, M, Head, married, age 21, born Beckenham, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
2Bachelors CottageHarry Page, M, Head, married, age 30, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: carter
2MopesholeEdward Stepney, M, Head, married, age 33, born Ringmer, Sussex; occupation: brick and tile maker
3BirdcageThomas Tester, M, Head, married, age 30, born Crowboro, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Bowen Wood CottageJames Ellis, M, Head, married, age 65, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Little BachelorsMiss Ed. Paine, F, Head, single, age 56, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: grazier of 16 acres
3Poplar CottageEth. (Miss) Watford, F, Head, single, age 50, born Easthoathly, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
3Park CornerDavid Whitbourne, M, Head, married, age 53, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
3Halland Park FarmFrank Farrant, M, Head, married, age 45, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
31, Park Farm CottagesHenry Tomsett, M, Head, married, age 24, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
32, Park Farm CottagesWilliam Howell, M, Head, married, age 52, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: carter
4Elm CottageCharles Crowhurst, M, Head, married, age 54, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: grazier of 4 ½ acres
4Walls Farm HouseGeorge Cottingham, M, Head, married, age 49, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 103 acres employing 1 hand
4Terrible Down CottageJob Ellis, M, Head, married, age 33, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4Short Gate Farm HouseJohn Barton, M, Head, married, age 40, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 63 acres employing one hand
4Toll Gate HouseHenry Cosham, M, Head, married, age 56, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Short GateEdward Streeter, M, Head, married, age 66, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Shortgate Post OfficeMatilda Ellis, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: shortgate post mistress
5Lewes RoadHarriett Whitbourne, F, Head, widowed, age 66, born Laughton, Sussex
5Lewes RoadWilliam Cosham, M, Head, married, age 27, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Lewes RoadWilliam Pelling, M, Head, married, age 47, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: builder
5Lewes RoadAlbert Jones, M, Head, married, age 22, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: sawyer
5Laurel CottageJohn Cosham, M, Head, married, age 41, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: grocer and farmer of 8 acres
6Lewes RoadWilliam Tomsett, M, Head, married, age 37, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker's labourer
6Lewes RoadWilliam Coleman, M, Head, married, age 31, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6Bell InnAbel Rooke, M, Head, married, age 52, born Ringmer, Sussex; occupation: inn keeper
6Bell InnGeorge Brown, M, Head, single, age 22, born Sapcote, Leicestershire; occupation: farm labourer
6Yew Tree CottageGeorge Ash, M, Head, married, age 39, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: brewer (unemployed)
7Elm CottageGeorge Funnell, M, Head, married, age 69, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7Little CommonWilliam Butler, M, Head, widowed, age 67, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7Little CommonGeorge Ellis, M, Head, married, age 43, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7Little CommonSarah Stepney, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Brenchley, Kent
7Laughton CommonGeorge Moppett, M, Head, married, age 47, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: brick maker and farmer employing 8 labourers and 1 boy
7Laughton CommonThomas Gasson, M, Head, married, age 42, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: carter
8No 1, Sands Land CottagesHarriett Jones, F, Head, widowed, age 74, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's widow
8No 2, Sands Land CottagesDavid Dadswell, M, Head, widowed, age 44, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8Sarjeants Farm CottagesRichard Arnold, M, Head, married, age 58, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8No 2 Sarjeants Farm CottagesGeorge Funnell, M, Head, married, age 45, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker's labourer
8Sarjeants FarmJames W. Hammon, M, Head, married, age 52, born London, Middlesex; occupation: farmer of 92 acres employing 2 men and 1 boy
8Sheep LodgeJabez Deacon, M, Head, married, age 59, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9The View CottageMary Gladman, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: living on interest of money
9Chapel HouseEdward Shrubshall, M, Head, married, age 55, born Smeeth, Kent; occupation: discenting minister
9Little CommonRichard Stepney, M, Head, married, age 30, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Little CommonEdward Inkpen, M, Head, married, age 64, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: thatcher
9Little CommonTrayton J. Funnell, M, Head, widowed, age 67, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: shepherd
9Little CommonNoah Funnell, M, Head, married, age 35, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker's labourer
10Little CommonEdwin Weeks, M, Head, married, age 35, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
10Little CommonAlbert Cole, M, Head, married, age 35, born Ringmer, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker
10African CastleWilliam Ellis, M, Head, married, age 76, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10BaldwinsWilliam Butler, M, Head, married, age 40, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Wrish GroundEdward Durrant, M, Head, married, age 52, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: carpenter and farmer of 5 acres
11Short Gate RoadJob Barrow, M, Head, widowed, age 68, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 20 acres
11Short Gate RoadFrancis Bartholomew, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
11Short Gate RoadJohn Barber, M, Head, single, age 51, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: boot and shoe maker
11The ElmsEliza Starnes, F, Head, single, age 70, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
111, Elm CottagesCharity Davey, F, Head, widowed, age 74, born Ripe, Sussex
112, Elm CottagesGeorge Reed, M, Head, married, age 38, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: baker and local preacher
123, Elm CottagesThomas Brown, M, Head, married, age 65, born Newick, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
124, Elm CottagesEbenezer Gurr, M, Head, married, age 57, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12Brickhurst LaneJohn Kemp, M, Head, married, age 61, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12Brickhurst LaneWalter Funnell, M, Head, married, age 24, born Laughton, Sussex
12BridgesJohn Jones, M, Head, married, age 37, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
121, Kings RowHenry Mancktelow, M, Head, married, age 30, born Crowhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
122, Kings RowPhiladelphia Ranger, F, Head, widowed, age 61, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
13Barrows BankGeorge Finch, M, Head, married, age 45, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13Laughton CottageMark Ranger, M, Head, married, age 52, born Ripe, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 40 acres and higgler
131, New CottagesHenry Tomsett, M, Head, married, age 69, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
142, New CottagesAlfred Honeysett, M, Head, married, age 34, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: grocer's assistant
14HillsT. Ireland, M, Head, married, age 26, born Slaugham, Sussex; occupation: grocer and draper employing 1 hand
14Virginia CottageElizabeth Guy, F, Head, widowed, age 55, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
14Lewes RoadAlfred Wren, M, Head, married, age 22, born East Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer (unemployed)
14Laughton Lodge Gate HouseWilliam Thorpe, M, Head, married, age 50, born Barcombe, Sussex; occupation: under gardener
14Laughton LodgeEdwin Atkins, M, Head, married, age 47, born Grays, Oxfordshire; occupation: gardener
14Averys OakWilliam Seymour, M, Head, married, age 45, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15Averys OakJohn Wilkinson, M, Head, widowed, age 75, born Ringmer, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15Brickhurst FarmBenjamin Morris, M, Head, married, age 50, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 21 acres employing 1 labourer
15Halland ParkEdwin C. Tanner, M, Head, married, age 43, born Andover, Hampshire; occupation: farmer of 400 acres employing 5 men and 3 boys

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