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1881 Lamberhurst Census
Reference RG 11/1048: Lamberhurst Enumeration District No 13; District: Ticehurst; Enumerator: Augustus Padgham
Mount Pleasant District comprises all that remaining part of the Parish of Lamberhurst that lies West and South of the Turnpike Road leading from Lamberhurst to Pembury beginning at the bridge on the great river in the village to near the side turnpike road at the Beech then East of the parish boundary to the great river and North of the great river to the bridge in the village including part of the village, Parsonage, Grantham Hall, Botting cottage (pulled down) near the Pembury windmill, Sandhurst, Clayhall, Owly House, Mount Pleasant, Hoathly, Bayham Mansion, Beech Lane Cottages, Tolls Lye.
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

22 Old WorkhouseWilliam Clifton, M, Head, married, age 35, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: brewer labourer
    Ann Clifton, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Lamberhurst, Kent
    William Clifton, M, Son, age 11, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    John Clifton, M, Son, age 9, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ellen J. Clifton, F, Daughter, age 7, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Henry J. Clifton, M, Son, age 5, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Emma Clifton, F, Daughter, age 3, born Lamberhurst, Kent
    Sarah A. Clifton, F, Daughter, age 6 m, born Lamberhurst, Kent

23 Old WorkhouseCatherine Watkins, F, Head, single, age 37, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer of 26 acres employing 2 labourers and 1 boy
    Kate E. Watkins, F, Niece, single, age 24, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer's partner

24 Old WorkhouseJames Ballard, M, Head, widowed, age 70, born High Halden, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Elizabeth Ballard, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: housekeeper

24 Old WorkhouseJane Pier, F, Head, widowed, age 84, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: annuitant
    Emily Avard, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant
    Robert Bull, M, Shop Minder, single, age 29, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: shop assistant

21 Pierces CottagesAnnie Langridge, F, Head, single, age 28, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    William Langridge, M, Brother, single, age 39, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: butcher
    Frederick Langridge, M, Brother, single, age 24, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: groom unemployed
    Charlotte Langridge, F, Sister, single, age 14, born Lamberhurst, Kent

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