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

15Pound Green VillaHenry Elphick, M, Head, married, age 76, born Barcombe; occupation: lodging house keeper
    Eliza Elphick, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Tunbridge Wells

15Pound GreenJames Bennett, M, Head, married, age 64, born Wales, occupation: police superintendent
    Mary Bennett, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Wadhurst

15Pound GreenJoseph Rogers, M, Head, married, age 48, born Wadhurst; occupation: boot maker
    Anne Rogers, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Biddenden; occupation: laundress
    Jabez Rogers, M, Son, age 5, born Biddenden; occupation: scholar
    Gertrude Rogers, F, Daughter, age 2, born Buxted

15Pound GreenFrederick Piddlesden, M, Head, married, age 26, born Rotherfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Louisa Piddlesden, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Rotherfield
    Louisa S.A. Piddlesden, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Rotherfield
    Emma Piddlesden, F, Daughter, single, age 7 m, born Buxted

15Pound GreenCelica Sweetman, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born Buxted
    George Sweetman, M, Son, single, age 23, born Buxted; occupation Gardener
    Fanny Brown, F, Nurse, widowed, age 57, born Buxted; occupation: nurse

15Pound GreenJames Foster, M, Head, married, age 53, born Catsfield; occupation: farmer
    Clara E. Foster, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Bedfordshire
    Frank Foster, M, Son, single, age 17, born Kent; occupation: railway porter
    Kate Foster, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Buxted
    James Foster, M, Son, age 5, born Buxted
    Emily Foster, F, Daughter, age 3, born Buxted
    Horace Foster, M, Son, age 8 m, born Buxted

15Pound GreenWilliam Smith, M, Head, married, age 77, born Buxted; occupation: gardener
    Fanny Smith, F, Wife, married, age 74, born Framfield
    Ada Wicks, F, Grand Daughter, age 7, born Buxted; occupation Scholar

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