The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Heathfield Census
Reference RG 11/1044: Hailsham District; Hellingly Subdistrict; Heathfield Enumeration District No 11; Enumerator: Albert Lovell
Part of the Civil Parish of Heathfield lying Northwest of the Turnpike Road leading from Cross in Hand to Burwash as far as the Swife Gate House and West of the Road leading from thence to Southbins to the Boundary of the Parish including Mutton Hall, Markly Lane, Newick, Broomham, Stonehurst, Bignole, and Goodfellows.
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

6Street End RoadElizabeth Sands, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general servant
    William Geo. Leeves, M, Grandson, single, age 21, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    George Hartfield, M, Lodger, single, age 25, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servant

6Rose Cottage, Street End RoadGeorge Packham, M, Head, married, age 41, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Emma Packham, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Heathfield, Sussex
    George Wm. Packham, M, Son, age 9, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Ebenezer Packham, M, Son, age 2, born Heathfield, Sussex

6Street End RoadJames Weston, M, Head, married, age 26, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: postman
    Emma Weston, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Gt Henry, Essex
    James Saml.Newman Weston, M, Son, age 3 m, born Heathfield, Sussex

6Street End RoadJames Napp, M, Head, married, age 69, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

6Street End RoadJeremiah Curtis, M, Head, married, age 50, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: chimney sweep
    Jane Harmer, F, Servant, single, age 48, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    Evangiline Harmer, F, Servant's daughter, single, age 18, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: general servant

6Street End RoadStephen Gibbs, M, Head, married, age 47, born Brede, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann Gibbs, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    George Gibbs, M, Son, single, age 20, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Stephen Gibbs, M, Son, single, age 16, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Frederick Gibbs, M, Son, age 10, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Rosetta Gibbs, F, Daughter, age 4, born Heathfield, Sussex
    Richard Gibbs, M, Son, age 2, born Heathfield, Sussex

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