The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Lamberhurst Census
Reference RG 11/1048: Lamberhurst Enumeration District No 13; District: Ticehurst; Enumerator: Augustus Padgham
Mount Pleasant District comprises all that remaining part of the Parish of Lamberhurst that lies West and South of the Turnpike Road leading from Lamberhurst to Pembury beginning at the bridge on the great river in the village to near the side turnpike road at the Beech then East of the parish boundary to the great river and North of the great river to the bridge in the village including part of the village, Parsonage, Grantham Hall, Botting cottage (pulled down) near the Pembury windmill, Sandhurst, Clayhall, Owly House, Mount Pleasant, Hoathly, Bayham Mansion, Beech Lane Cottages, Tolls Lye.
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

54 Pudding LaneJohn Neal, M, Head, widowed, age 72, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: brewer's labourer
    Joseph J. Neal, M, Son, single, age 45, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; handicap: imbecile

55 Pudding LaneThomas Bottin, M, Head, married, age 60, born Robertsbridge, Sussex; occupation: brewer's drayman
    Annie Bottin, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Lamberhurst, Kent; handicap: imbecile
    Benjamin Bottin, M, Son, single, age 22, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: brewer's drayman
    Kate Bottin, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Ellen Bottin, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: domestic servant (unemployed)
    Susan Bottin, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar

56 Pudding LaneDaniel Oyler, M, Head, married, age 32, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Frances Oyler, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Lamberhurst, Kent
    Mary Ann Oyler, F, Daughter, age 8, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    John Oyler, M, Son, age 6, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth Oyler, F, Daughter, age 5, born Lamberhurst, Kent
    Rose Oyler, F, Daughter, age 2, born Lamberhurst, Kent

57 Pudding LaneReuben Smith, M, Head, married, age 36, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: brewer's labourer
    Martha Smith, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Lamberhurst, Sussex
    Thomas Smith, M, Son, age 8, born St Leonards On Sea, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Arthur Smith, M, Son, age 7, born St Leonards On Sea, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Emily J. Smith, F, Daughter, age 4, born Lamberhurst, Kent
    Edith A. Smith, F, Daughter, age 2, born Lamberhurst, Kent
    Charles E. Smith, M, Son, age 2 m, born Lamberhurst, Kent
    Levi Tolhurst, M, Cousin, single, age 23, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: brewer labourer

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