The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Buxted Census
East of Buxted including Buxted Wood, Shepherds Hill, Hole Farm, Crowpets, Curtains Hill, Smallberry Hill, Hastingford, Howbourne and parts of Hadlow Down
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

8PounsleyJoseph Baker, M, Head, married, age 35, born Mayfield; occupation: miller's labourer
    Mary Ann Baker, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Buxted
    Josiah Baker, M, Son, age 7, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Emma Jane Baker, F, Daughter, age 6, born Rotherfield; occupation: scholar
    Benjamin Baker, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    John Robert Baker, M, Son, age 3, born Buxted
    Kate Baker, F, Daughter, age 2, born Buxted
    Florence Mary Baker, F, Daughter, age 6 m, born Buxted

8Rye CroftHerbert Clarke, M, Head, married, age 58, born Framfield, occupation: farmer
    Anna Clarke, F, Wife, married, age 63, born Mayfield

8BurnthouseThomas Ovenden, M, Head, married, age 44, born Mayfield; occupation Farmer
    Esther Ovenden, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Mayfield
    Thomas Ovenden, M, Son, age 15, born Mayfield
    Lucy Ovenden, F, Daughter, age 13, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    Ephraim Ovenden, M, Son, age 11, born Mayfield; occupation Scholar
    John Moon, M, Son In Law, age 18, born Mayfield; occupation: farm labourer

8CrowpetsObed Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 49, born Framfield; occupation: farmer
    Mary Ann Hemsley, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Mayfield
    Lois Hemsley, F, Daughter, age 20, born Buxted
    Ann Hemsley, F, Daughter, age 18, born Buxted
    Luther Hemsley, M, Son, age 16, born Buxted
    Albert Hemsley, M, Son, age 13, born Buxted
    Mary Hemsley, F, Daughter, age 10, born Buxted; occupation: scholar
    Obed Hemsley, M, Son, age 8, born Buxted; occupation: scholar
    John Hemsley, M, Son, age 3, born Buxted

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