The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Withyham Census
Withyham Village including Buckhurst Park, Duckings, Dorset Arms Inn, Balls Green, Beech Park, Highfields Park, Blackham and Lyewood Common
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

8Lyewood CommonThomas Thorpe, M, Head, married, age 72, born Withyham; occupation Farm labourer
    Jane Thorpe, F, Wife, married, age 73, born Hartfield

8Lyewood CommonGaius Weeding, M, Head, married, age 54, born Hartfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Sarah Weeding, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Fletching
    Henry Weeding, M, Son, single, age 20, born Hartfield; occupation Farm labourer
    William Weeding, M, Son, single, age 18, born Hartfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Mary Weeding, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Withyham; occupation Cook
    Elizabeth Weeding, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Hartfield; occupation Dressmaker
    George Weeding, M, Son, age 11, born Withyham; occupation Scholar
    Amos Weeding, M, Son, age 3, born Withyham
    Ellen Weeding, F, Daughter, age 6, born Withyham; occupation Scholar

8Lyewood CommonJames Hider, M, Head, married, age 37, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Hider, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Fletching
    Thomas J. Hider, M, Son, age 14, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourer
    Amos Hider, M, Son, age 10, born Withyham; occupation: scholar
    Albert Hider, M, Son, age 5, born Withyham
    Emily Hider, F, Daughter, age 3, born Withyham
    Jesse Hider, M, Son, age 1, born Withyham

8Lyewood CommonWilliam Heat, M, Head, married, age 56, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourer
    Francis Heat, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Withyham
    Frank Heat, M, Nephew, age 11, born Middlesex; occupation: scholar

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