The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Heathfield Census
Reference RG 11/1044: Hailsham District; Hellingly Subdistrict; Heathfield Enumeration District No 13; Enumerator: C F Pratt
Part of the Civil Parish of Heathfield lying Southeast of the Turnpike Road leading from Cross in Hand to Battle as far as Cade Street, and North West of the Road leading from thence past the Church to the Clappers as far as mr Haffendens Shop, and North of the footpath leading from thence to the Hooks, and West of the footpath leading from thence to the Road leading from the Clappers to Horeham, including Mr W. Haffenden's Shop, Nettleworth, Sapperton, the Stream, the Oaklands, Maynards Green, the Place, the Old Half Moon and Tower Street.
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

7Tower StreetEmma Kirby, F, Head, married, age 37, born Bedford; occupation: wife of railway labourer
    Job Kirby, M, Son, age 5, born Appleby, Westmorland
    Ellen Kirby, F, Daughter, age 3, born Brighton, Sussex
    Edward Kirby, M, Son, age 6 m, born Heathfield, Sussex

7Mutton Hall HillHannah Fuller, F, Head, widowed, age 77, born Mayfield, Sussex
    David Fuller, M, Grandson, age 10, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

7Mutton Hall HillJames Seymore, M, Head, married, age 33, born Wittersham, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah S. Seymore, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Barham, Kent
    James E. Seymore, M, Son, age 3, born Heathfield, Sussex

7Mutton Hall HillRobert Jeffery, M, Head, married, age 34, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Jeffery, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Waldron, Sussex
    Sarah Jeffery, F, Daughter, , age 5, born Heathfield, Sussex
    Mary Jane Jeffery, F, Daughter, , age 2, born Heathfield, Sussex
    Infant Jeffery, M, Son, , age 1 m, born Heathfield, Sussex
    Edmund Palmer, M, Lodger, single, age 36, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

7Mutton Hall HillJohn Holland, M, Head, married, age 23, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Jane Holland, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Burwash, Sussex
    Anne G. Holland, F, Daughter, age 5, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Ernest J. Holland, M, Son, age 2, born Heathfield, Sussex
    George W. Holland, M, Son, age 6 m, born Heathfield, Sussex

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