The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Fletching Census
Fletching Village including the Griffin Inn and South of Fletching including Parsonage Farm, Fletching Common and Grislings Common
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

8Carvers CottageGeo. Staplehurst, M, Head, married, age 69, born Ringmer; occupation Farm labourer
    Louisa Staplehurst, F, Daughter, single, age 34, born Newick; occupation Machinist

8Carvers CottageJethro Baker, M, Head, married, age 26, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizth.Ellen Baker, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Danehill

8Carvers CottageWm. Baker, M, Head, married, age 79, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Amelia Baker, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Fletching
    Esther Baker, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Fletching, handicap: imbecile

8Mill HouseJoseph Martin, M, Head, married, age 32, born Barcombe; occupation: master miller
    Frances M. Martin, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Middlesex
    Catherine Sayers, F, Servt, single, age 20, born Barcombe; occupation Servant

8Mill CottageAbel Sandells, M, Head, single, age 57, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourer

8Mill CottageRobt. Staplehurst, M, Head, widowed, age 67, born Ringmer; occupation Farm labourer
    Wm. Staplehurst, M, Son, widowed, age 39, born Fletching; occupation Farm labourer

8Mill CottageHy. Luff, M, Head, married, age 42, born Hampshire; occupation: grinder
    Betsey Luff, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Warwickshire
    Elizth.Kate Luff, F, Daughter, age 9, born Hampshire; occupation: scholar
    Herbt.Hy. Luff, M, Son, age 7, born Hampshire; occupation: scholar

8Mill CottageWm. Manklow, M, Head, married, age 28, born Rotherfield; occupation: miller's waggoner
    Jemima Manklow, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Mayfield
    Kate M. Manklow, F, Daughter, age 3, born Lewes
    Jas.Hy. Manklow, M, Son, age 2, born Lewes

8Mill CottageFredk. Lockyer, M, Head, single, age 49, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Catherine Lockyer, F, Sister, single, age 32, born Rotherfield; occupation: housekeeper
    David Lockyer, M, Brother, married, age 40, born Rotherfield; occupation: miller's waggoner

8Mill FarmObadiah Lockyer, M, Head, married, age 38, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm bailiff
    Lucy Lockyer, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Fletching
    Eleanor Lockyer, F, Daughter, age 6, born Fletching; occupation: scholar

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