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

5New TownJohn Thatcher, M, Head, married, age 59, born Hellingly; occupation Retired farmer
    F.A. Thatcher, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Isfield
    Jessie Thatcher, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Chiddingly; occupation School Teacher
    Minnie Thatcher, F, Daughter, age 13, born Chiddingly; occupation Scholar

5New TownWilliam Cockett, M, Head, married, age 38, born Kent, occupation: grocer's and draper's assistant
    Hannah Cockett, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Kent
    Ada H. Cockett, F, Daughter, age 10, born Kent, occupation: scholar
    Agnes Mary Cockett, F, Daughter, age 9, born Uckfield, occupation: scholar
    Lidia Minnie Cockett, F, Daughter, age 7, born Uckfield, occupation: scholar
    Alfred Wm. Cockett, M, Son, age 5, born Uckfield, occupation: scholar
    Eamson A.Jn. Cockett, M, Son, age 3, born Uckfield
    Nora Louisa Cockett, F, Daughter, age 2, born Uckfield
    Arthur H. Cockett, M, Son, age 5 m, born Uckfield

5New TownCharles Eade, M, Head, married, age 48, born Uckfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Annie Eade, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Uckfield
    Lousia Eade, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Uckfield, unemployed; occupation: domestic servant
    Kate Eade, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Uckfield, unemployed; occupation: domestic servant
    Thomas Eade, M, Son, age 16, born Uckfield; occupation: butcher's boy
    Harry Eade, M, Son, age 13, born Uckfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary E. Eade, F, Daughter, age 7, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Emily Eade, F, Daughter, age 5, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar

5Lewes Villa, New TownEllen R. Shaw, F, Head, single, age 54, born Isfield; occupation: annuitant
    Winifred Shaw, F, Mother, widowed, age 73, born Steyning; occupation: annuitant

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