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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

14Ridgwood HillCaroline Pollard, F, Head, widowed, age 77, born Isfield
    Laura Pollard, F, Daughter, single, age 34, born Brighton; occupation Charwoman

14Ridgwood HillGeorge French, M, Head, married, age 27, born Uckfield; occupation: gardener
    Sarah Jane French, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Newick
    John George French, M, Son, age 4, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Harry Frank French, M, Son, age 2, born Uckfield

14Ridgwood HillJames Sawyers, M, Head, married, age 66, born Uckfield; occupation: labourer
    Frances Sawyers, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Isfield

14Ridgwood HillBenjamin Ware, M, Head, married, age 59, born Framfield, employs 5 men; occupation Brick maker
    Ruth Ware, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Framfield
    Elizabeth Ware, F, Mother, widowed, age 82, born Newick; occupation Annuitant
    Thomas Ware, M, Son, single, age 16, born Uckfield
    William Ware, M, Son, age 11, born Uckfield; occupation Scholar
    Mary Trower, F, Visitor, married, age 64, born Framfield

14Laburname House, Ridgwood HillAugustus Wilkinson, M, Head, married, age 50, born Surrey
    Amelia Wilkinson, F, Wife, married, age 52, born London
    Emily Cowland Wilkinson, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Channel Islands
    Alice Wilkinson, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born London

14Ridgwood HillMary Goord, F, Head, widowed, age 72, born Lewes
    Marion Goord, F, Daughter, single, age 34, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: grocer and game dealer
    Alice Tunks, F, Servant, single, age 15; occupation: domestic servant

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