The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Hellingly Census
Reference RG 11/1043: Hailsham District; Hellingly Enumeration District No 2; Enumerator: S A Goldsmith
Part of the Civil Parish of Hellingly comprising that part which lies West of the River Cuckmere to the Footbridge in Mr Bennets Brook and Southeast of the footpath leading the B. of Mr Bennetts and South of the Road to the footpath in the Broad Field, continuing on past the Wilderness towards Hoe Baks as far as the Boundary of the Parish, including Lower Horsebridge, Perryland, Hackhurst, the lower and upper Dicker, then Dicker Vicarage and Camberlot House, within which a lot is part of the Consolidated Chapelry District of the Holy Trinity Upper Dicker.
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

8Camberlot CottageWilliam Reene, M, Head, married, age 43, born Scotland; occupation: groom and gardener
    Ann Reene, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Rusper, Sussex
    William Reene, M, Son, single, age 20, born Chaldon, Surrey; occupation: farm labourer
    Charles Reene, M, Son, age 11, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Albert Reene, M, Son, age 11 m, born Hellingly, Sussex

8Camberlot HallHenry John Hammon, M, Head, married, age 69, born Marylebone, Middlesex; occupation: architect
    Jane Hammon, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Sunderland, Durham
    Caroline Turner, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Glynde, Sussex; occupation: cook and domestic servant
    Frederica Roberts, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: housemaid and domestic servant

8Camberlot FarmJohn Deverell, M, Head, married, age 38, born Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire; occupation: farmer of 85 acres employing 2 men and 2 boys
    Jane Deverell, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Alciston, Sussex
    Ann Deverell, F, Daughter, age 3, born Hellingly, Sussex
    Fred Deverell, M, Son, age 2, born Hellingly, Sussex
    Jim Deverell, M, Son, age 1, born Hellingly, Sussex
    Rose Deverell, F, Daughter, age 6 m, born Hellingly, Sussex
    James Deverell, M, Brother, single, age 29, born Ewelme, Oxfordshire; occupation: farm servant
    Thomas Eager, M, Nephew, single, age 14, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: farm servant
    William Staples, M, Servant, single, age 15, born Southampton, Hampshire; occupation: farm servant
    Ellen Acres, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: general servant

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