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

6No 1 Merton Villa, Buxted StreetThamar Horscraft, F, Head, widowed, age 57, born Mayfield; occupation: lodging house keeper
    Thamar A. Horscraft, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Maresfield
    Thomas Wm. Horscraft, M, Son, single, age 20, born Maresfield; occupation: grocer's assistant
    Nelly Horscraft, F, Grand Daughter, age 8, born London; occupation: scholar
    Mary Cash, F, Lodger, single, age 26, born Brighton, occupation: dressmaker

6No 2 Merton Villa, Buxted StreetWilliam Crundell, M, Head, married, age 64, born Uckfield, occupation: retired dairyman
    Louisa Crundell, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Streat

6Grocers Shop, Buxted StreetJame Shaw, M, Head, married, age 50, born Isfield, employs 1 man and 1 boy; occupation: master grocer
    Henritta Shaw, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Germany
    Esther Walter, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Fletching; occupation Servant
    Barbary Schmldt, F, Visitor, widowed, age 76, born Germany

6Bakers Shop, Buxted StreetWilliam H. Bailey, M, Head, married, age 37, born Mayfield, employs 1 man; occupation: master baker
    Alice J. Bailey, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Mayfield
    Henry W. Bailey, M, Son, age 9, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Samuel Bailey, M, Son, age 6, born Mayfield; occupation: scholar
    Alice C. Bailey, F, Daughter, age 4, born Mayfield
    John A. Bailey, M, Son, age 2, born Buxted
    Harriett Ivyard, F, Servant, age 14, born Mayfield; occupation: servant

6Buxted StreetThomas Errey, M, Head, married, age 54, born Mayfield; occupation: bookseller and newsagent
    Ann Errey, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Twineham
    Ellen Errey, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born East hoathly; occupation: grocer's apprentice
    Charles Errey, M, Son, age 15, born East hoathly
    George Errey, M, Son, age 14, born East hoathly
    Florence Errey, F, Daughter, age 13, born East hoathly; occupation: scholar
    Frederick Errey, M, Son, age 11, born East hoathly; occupation: scholar
    Amy Errey, F, Daughter, age 7; occupation: scholar

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