The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Buxted Census
Buxted Village, Buxted Hotel, Totease, Red Brook, Pound Green, Itching Wood and Tanyard Farm
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

1White Hart Inn, Buxted StreetEliza Starr, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born Maresfield; occupation Innkeeper
    John Starr, M, Son, single, age 22, born Buxted; occupation Draper
    William Chatfield, M, Servant, single, age 20, born Maresfield, occupation: ostler
    Mary Varnham, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Barcombe; occupation Servant
    Edmund Watson, M, Boarder, widowed, age 84, born Buxted

1Buxted StreetAmos Hazelden, M, Head, married, age 50, born Mayfield; occupation: miller's waggoner
    Elizabeth A. Hazelden, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Buxted
    John Hazelden, M, Son, single, age 20, born Buxted; occupation: miller's assistant
    Norton Hazelden, M, Son, age 10, born Framfield; occupation: scholar
    William Hazelden, M, Son, age 7, born Buxted; occupation: scholar
    Henry E. Hazelden, M, Son, age 5, born Buxted; occupation: scholar
    Edward Hazelden, M, Son, age 2, born Buxted

1Buxted StreetWilliam Croft, M, Head, married, age 31, born Burwash, occupation: coachman
    Emma Croft, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Northamptonshire, occupation: laundress
    George Wm. Croft, M, Son, age 5, born Eridge green, occupation: scholar
    Sarah J. Croft, F, Daughter, age 3, born Framfield, occupation: scholar
    Edith Croft, F, Daughter, age 1, born Buxted

1Buxted Street Marine StoreGeorge Divall, M, Head, married, age 77, born East Grinstead; occupation: dealer in marine stores
    Mary Divall, F, Wife, married, age 79, born Uckfield
    Martha Pentecost, F, Boarder, single, age 54, born Buxted; occupation Servant

1Buxted Street Pork ButcherWilliam Smith, M, Head, married, age 57, born Suffolk; occupation: pork butcher
    Elizabeth Smith, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Buxted
    Thomas Smith, M, Son, single, age 16, born Buxted; occupation: letter carrier
    John Smith, M, Son, age 13, born Buxted; occupation: farm labourer
    Peter Smith, M, Son, age 10, born Buxted; occupation: scholar
    David Smith, M, Son, age 6, born Buxted; occupation: scholar
    Ellen Smith, F, Daughter, age 4, born Buxted; occupation: scholar

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