The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Uckfield Census
The Southern part of Uckfield including the New Town, Ridgwood and Framfield Road
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

1Uckfield MillEdwin Kenward, M, Head, married, age 46, born Framfield; occupation: miller
    Sarah Ann Kenward, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Uckfield
    Grace Kenward, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Uckfield
    Albert Victor Kenward, M, Son, age 14, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Ada Elizabeth Kenward, F, Daughter, age 12, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Walter Edwin Kenward, M, Son, age 10, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Luther Stewart Kenward, M, Son, age 7, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Leiona Gladman, F, Servant, age 17, born Jevington; occupation: domestic servant

1Gas HouseThomas Poole, M, Head, married, age 45, born Kent; occupation Gas Works Manager
    Ellen Poole, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Wiltshire
    William Poole, M, Son, single, age 19, born Wiltshire; occupation Gas Stoker
    Ann Poole, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Wiltshire; occupation Domestic servant
    Phebe Poole, F, Daughter, age 9, born Wiltshire; occupation Scholar
    William Poole, M, Grandson, age 3 m, born Uckfield

1Coal CottageJohn Hills, M, Head, married, age 48, born Framfield; occupation: master blacksmith
    Hannah Hills, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Framfield
    Eyekiel Hills, M, Son, age 9, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Ruth Hills, F, Daughter, age 5, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Sisly Hills, F, Daughter, age 4, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Boag Hills, M, Son, age 1, born Uckfield

1New TownJoseph Watford, M, Head, married, age 40, born Lewes; occupation Master Butcher
    Ann Watford, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Newhaven
    Joseph Henry Watford, M, Son, age 16, born Uckfield; occupation Butcher's assistant
    Annie Mary Watford, F, Daughter, age 14, born Uckfield; occupation Scholar
    Eleanor Fanny Watford, F, Daughter, age 10, born Uckfield; occupation Scholar
    Amy Edith Watford, F, Daughter, age 7, born Uckfield; occupation Scholar
    Charles Wm. Watford, M, Son, age 6, born Uckfield; occupation Scholar

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