The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

Fasthosts Domain Release Request
Site update: Due to the illness of the creator and maintainer of this site he is no longer able to support it. Alternative options to continue hosting and supporting the site are currently being evaluated. Thank you to all those who have contributed to the site over the last twenty years
1881 Maresfield Census
Maresfield Village, Park Farm and South of Maresfield including Budletts and Piltdown
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
1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  
11  12  13                       
Sheet    Place    Census entry

10PiltdownAnn Roots, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Horsted Keynes
    Julia Richards, F, Visitor, single, age 25, born Fletching; occupation Cook

10PiltdownEdmund Langridge, M, Head, married, age 52, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourer
    Jane Langridge, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Fletching
    Thomas Thorpe, M, Son In Law, single, age 24, born Newick; occupation Farm labourer

10PiltdownMary Martin, F, Head, widowed, age 73, born Fletching
    Mary Martin, F, Niece, single, age 61; occupation: assistant housekeeper
    Eleanor Cheale, F, Granddaughter, age 13, born Fletching; occupation: scholar

10PiltdownCaleb Varnum, M, Head, married, age 62, born Lindfield; occupation Gardener
    Argent Varnum, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Isfield

10Powder MillGeorge King, M, Head, married, age 66, born Fletching; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann King, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Framfield
    George J. Kenward, M, Grandson, age 11, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Constance A.H. King, F, Granddaughter, age 6, born Tonbridge; occupation: scholar

10Powder MillEdward Geall, M, Head, married, age 50, born Ripe; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriett Geall, F, Wife, married, age 48, born East Chiltington
    George Geall, M, Son, single, age 24, born East Chiltington; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann Geall, F, Daughter, age 13, born Ripe; occupation: domestic servant
    John U. Geall, M, Son, age 10, born Maresfield; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth Geall, F, Daughter, age 7, born Maresfield; occupation: scholar

The Weald is at  Database version 13.7 which has ongoing updates to the 393,490 people; 9,000 places; 613 maps; 3,308 pictures, engravings and photographs; and 248 books loaded in the previous version

Fasthosts web site  
British Libarary  
High Weald  
Sussex Family History Group  
Sussex Record Society  
Sussex Archaeological Society  
Kent Archaeological Society  
Mid Kent Marriages  
Genes Reunited  
International Genealogical Index  
National Archives  

of the