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

17BlackhamGeorge Cottenham, M, Head, married, age 43, born Withyham, occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Cottenham, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Withyham
    John Cottenham, M, Son, age 12, born Withyham, occupation: scholar
    William Cottenham, M, Son, age 10, born Withyham, occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth Cottenham, F, Daughter, age 9, born Withyham, occupation: scholar
    Mary A. Cottenham, F, Daughter, age 7, born Withyham, occupation: scholar
    Jane Cottenham, F, Daughter, age 5, born Withyham, occupation: scholar
    Fanny Cottenham, F, Daughter, age 2, born Withyham
    Hannah Cottenham, F, Daughter, age 7 m, born Withyham
    Charles Cottenham, M, Father, widowed, age 77, born Withyham, occupation: farm labourer

17BlackhamWilliam Gammon, M, Head, married, age 70, born Withyham, handicap: disabled; occupation: farm labourer
    Caroline Gammon, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Withyham
    Minnie Gammon, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Tunbridge Wells
    Thomas Gammon, M, Son, single, age 17, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: farm labourer
    Caroline Gammon, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: servant
    Margaret Gammon, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tunbridge Wells; occupation: scholar
    Alice Slater, F, Daughter, married, age 22, born Tunbridge Wells

17Blackham Shoe ShopWilliam Mills, M, Head, married, age 66, born Withyham; occupation: shoe maker
    Elizabeth Mills, F, Wife, married, age 63, born Ashurst
    Elizabeth Mills, F, Granddaughter, age 12, born Withyham; occupation: scholar
    Harriet Mills, F, Granddaughter, age 7, born Ashurst; occupation: scholar

17BlackhamSusanah Cole, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born Withyham; occupation: laundress
    Andrew Cole, M, Son, single, age 25, born Withyham; occupation: farm labourer
    Edward Allen, M, Brother, single, age 52, born Withyham; occupation: army pensioner
    Richard Mums, M, Boarder, single, age 26, born Blackheath; occupation: farm labourer

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