The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Laughton Census
Reference RG 11/1043: Hailsham District; Hellingly Subdistrict; Laughton Enumeration District No 7; Enumerator: B morris
Part of the Civil Parish of Laughton lying to the South of the Turnpike Road, leading from Lewes to Battle, as far as Stones Cross, and East of the Road leading from thence to East Hoathly to the Boundary of the Parish (but not including and Houses in that Road) this District includes Laughton Place, Toll Gate House, Mark Cross, the Lulhams, Stones Cross, Broomham, and all the Houses at Whitesmith which are in the Parish of Laughton.
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 ancestry.co.uk
  • 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]
 
Sheet    Place    Census entry
1Shiplake HousePlumer V. Staines, M, Head, single, age 23, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 87 acres employing 2 men and 1 boy
1Back part of Shiplake CottageRichard Cosham, M, Head, married, age 40, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: groom and gardener
1Lewes RoadJosiah Lindfield, M, Head, married, age 59, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith
1Lewes RoadWilliam Fennell, M, Head, married, age 50, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: gardener
1Lewes RoadThomas Cox, M, Head, married, age 40, born Sundridge, Kent; occupation: wheelwright
2Home FarmJames Campbell, M, Head, married, age 52, born Berwick, Scotland; occupation: land steward farmer of 262 acres employing 6 men and 3 boys
2Lewes RoadDaniel Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 28, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: milkman
2Averys OakWilliam Jones, M, Head, married, age 44, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2Averys OakJohn Arnold, M, Head, married, age 48, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2Toll Gate HouseDavid Bennett, M, Head, married, age 36, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: carter
3Lewes RoadAlfred Deacon, M, Head, married, age 41, born Ripe, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Lewes RoadReuben Deacon, M, Head, married, age 47, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Lewes RoadAnn Cooper, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Huntingdon; occupation: annuitant
3Lewes RoadWilliam Sorrell, M, Head, married, age 36, born Flimwell, Sussex; occupation: groom and gardener
4Road to Laughton PlaceJohn Finch, M, Head, married, age 47, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: carter and farm labourer
4Road to Laughton PlaceWilliam Funnell, M, Head, married, age 34, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4Road to Laughton PlaceJohn Funnell, M, Head, married, age 53, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4Road to Laughton PlaceReuben Funnell, M, Head, married, age 31, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4Road to Laughton PlaceRobert Funnell, M, Head, married, age 45, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: shepherd
5Road to Laughton PlaceHenry Ellis, M, Head, married, age 61, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Laughton PlacePhiladelphia Funnell, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
5Laughton PlaceWilliam Mannington, M, Head, married, age 59, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 1158 acres employing 27 men and 4 boys
5Laughton PlaceSamuel Ellis, M, Head, married, age 39, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Laughton PlaceJulius Gander, M, Head, married, age 34, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: coachman domestic servant
5Laughton PlaceEdwin Meades, M, Head, married, age 40, born Falmer, Sussex; occupation: gardener and domestic servant
6Road to ColbransRichard Staines, M, Head, married, age 23, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: shepherd
6Colbrans FarmHarry Willett, M, Head, single, age 59, born South Malling, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 600 acres employing 15 men and 4 boys
6Chambers CourtRichard Balcombe, M, Head, married, age 53, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
6Chambers CourtSilas Moore, M, Head, married, age 29, born Alciston, Sussex; occupation: groom domestic servant
6Colbrans FarmWilliam Mockford, M, Head, married, age 50, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6Colbrans FarmHenry Meades, M, Head, married, age 55, born Falmer, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6Coopers FarmRichard Ellis, M, Head, widowed, age 48, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: carter
7School HouseFrank Gilbert, M, Head, married, age 25, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: schoolmaster
7Old School HouseEdward Burfield, M, Head, married, age 41, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
7The VicarageNathaniel Vincent Fenn, M, Head, married, age 59, born (British Subject), India; occupation: vicar of Laughton
7Church LaneHenry Funnell, M, Head, married, age 79, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer of 83 acres land
7Church LaneThomas Jones, M, Head, married, age 61, born Little Horsted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8Old Work HouseLouisa Burfield, F, Head, widowed, age 33, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
8Old Work HouseSarah Ann Diggens, F, Head, single, age 50, born Laughton, Sussex
8Old Work HouseWilliam Tompsett, M, Head, married, age 39, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: gardener domestic servant
8Old Work HouseJohn Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 56, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8Stone CrossCharles Briggs, M, Head, married, age 32, born Ringmer, Sussex; occupation: carter
9Stone CrossThomas Knight, M, Head, married, age 53, born Chailey, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 250 acres employing 6 men and 2 boys
9Stone CrossObadiah Waller, M, Head, married, age 41, born Plumpton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Stone CrossHenry Gladman, M, Head, married, age 61, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: shepherd
9The LulhamsGeorge Mockford, M, Head, married, age 31, born East Hothly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9The LulhamsWilliam Howell, M, Head, married, age 26, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Mark CrossRichard Pannett, M, Head, married, age 59, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 192 acres employing 6 men and 2 boys
10Ripe RoadRobert Geall, M, Head, married, age 50, born Ripe, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Haslens FarmEdmund Turner, M, Head, married, age 67, born Ringmer, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 56 acres employing 1 man and 1 boy
10Milwards FarmEli Goldsmith, M, Head, married, age 51, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Milwards FarmStephen Jones, M, Head, widowed, age 50, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: carter
11Milwards FarmAnn Rochester, F, Head, widowed, age 59, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 560 acres employing 10 men and 3 boys
12BroomhamDavid Rochester, M, Head, married, age 26, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12BroomhamGeorge Hinkley, M, Head, married, age 63, born Kent; occupation: farmer and brickmaker
12BroomhamWilliam Bishop, M, Head, married, age 45, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12BroomhamThomas Burfield, M, Head, married, age 35, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13BroomhamAlfred Barber, M, Head, married, age 31, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: brick and tile maker
14WhitesmithThomas Staines, M, Head, widowed, age 72, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: manufacturer assistant overseer
14WhitesmithStephen Coleman, M, Head, married, age 48, born Arlington, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
14WhitesmithMathew G. Fairhall, M, Head, married, age 19, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
14WhitesmithRichard Turner, M, Head, married, age 69, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith
14WhitesmithJohn Geall, M, Head, married, age 25, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
14WhitesmithSamuel Tomsett, M, Head, married, age 40, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
14WhitesmithJohn Cosham, M, Head, married, age 49, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
15WhitesmithWilliam Hall, M, Head, married, age 30, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 30 acres
15WhitesmithWilliam Vine, M, Head, married, age 40, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: baptist minister
15WhitesmithMary Ann Akehurst, F, Head, widowed, age 63, born Bexhill, Sussex
15WhitesmithWarden Kennard, M, Head, married, age 71, born Firle, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 22 acres employing 1 man
15WhitesmithLevi Kingman, M, Head, married, age 52, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
16WhitesmithRalph Hall, M, Head, married, age 40, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: potter
16WhitesmithJohn Hall, M, Head, single, age 79, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: potter
16WhitesmithStephen Akehurst, M, Head, married, age 48, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
16WhitesmithJohn (Junr) Hall, M, Head, married, age 26, born Laughton, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
16WhitesmithSamuel Hunnisett, M, Head, married, age 43, born Westham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17WhitesmithGeorge Kennard, M, Head, married, age 28, born Beddingham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
17WhitesmithWilliam Brown, M, Head, married, age 61, born Barham, Kent; occupation: farm labourer

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