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

3New TownWilliam H. Dumsday, M, Head, married, age 37, born Newick; occupation: tailor
    Margaret Dumsday, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Newick
    Anna E. Dumsday, F, Daughter, age 14, born Hurstpierpoint; occupation: scholar
    Jane M.A. Dumsday, F, Daughter, age 12, born Hurstpierpoint; occupation: scholar
    William A. Dumsday, M, Son, age 7, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Alice M. Dumsday, F, Daughter, age 4, born Uckfield
    Elizabeth Moon, F, Mother In Law, widowed, age 78, born Chiddingly; occupation: annuitant
    Charles Henry Whapham, M, Lodger, widowed, age 79, born Uckfield; occupation Gardener

31 Gloucester CottagesJames Payne, M, Head, married, age 36, born Edburton; occupation: railway porter
    Emily Payne, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Hellingly
    Emily Louisa Payne, F, Daughter, age 14, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Mary Ann Payne, F, Daughter, age 12, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Caroline Payne, F, Daughter, age 10, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    William Payne, M, Son, age 8, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Edith Elizabeth Payne, F, Daughter, age 6, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Phillip Henry Payne, M, Son, age 3, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Alice Smith Payne, F, Daughter, age 1, born Uckfield

3New TownElizabeth Shipton, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Waldron; occupation Master baker
    Henry Shipton, M, Son, single, age 41, born Uckfield; occupation Baker's journeyman
    Caroline Shipton, F, Daughter, single, age 40, born Uckfield; occupation Laundress
    Charles Shipton, M, Son, single, age 33, born Uckfield; occupation Painter Journeyman
    Thomas Shipton, M, Grandson, single, age 14, born Uckfield; occupation Scholar

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