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

23BlackhamWilliam Cook, M, Head, married, age 51, born East Grinstead, occupation: farm labourer
    Sophia Cook, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Chiddingstone
    Ann Chapman, F, Boarder, widowed, age 66, born Withyham

23Stonelands FarmJohn Ditch, M, Head, married, age 30, born Etchingham, employs 6 men and 1 boy; occupation: farmer
    Sarah E. Ditch, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Withyham
    Ann Watford, F, Servant, single, age 22, born East Hoathly; occupation Servant

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