The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

12BlackhouseAlbert West, M, Head, married, age 21, born Maresfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Ruth West, F, Wife, married, age 20, born Framfield
    Esther West, F, Daughter, age 5 m, born Maresfield

12Lodge House, BudlettsHercules Kenward, M, Head, married, age 40, born Buxted, employs 2 men; occupation: master wheelwright
    Mary A. Kenward, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Buxted
    Hercules Kenward, M, Son, single, age 20, born Westminster; occupation: wheelwright
    Edward Kenward, M, Son, single, age 17, born London; occupation: wheelwright
    Thomas A. Kenward, M, Son, single, age 16, born London; occupation: farm labourer
    Edith Kenward, F, Daughter, age 7, born London; occupation: scholar

12Holly Lodge, BudlettsJohn Wilmshurst, M, Head, widowed, age 75, born Cranbrook; occupation Retired Corn Merchant
    Caroline Wilmshurst, F, Daughter, single, age 50, born Cranbrook; occupation Housekeeper

12BudlettsJohn Hobden, M, Head, married, age 50, born Maresfield; occupation: carpenter and joiner
    Annie Hobden, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Yorkshire
    Frederick Hobden, M, Son, single, age 13, born Uckfield
    Charles J Hobden, M, Son, age 10, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Margarett E. Hobden, F, Daughter, age 8, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Thomas Hobden, M, Son, age 5, born Maresfield; occupation: scholar
    Annie Hobden, F, Daughter, age 3, born Maresfield

12BudlettsSarah Manderson, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born West Grinstead; occupation retired
    Elizabeth Wood, F, Sister, single, age 49, born Cuckfield

12BudlettsThomas J. Knight, M, Head, married, age 62, born Maresfield; occupation: assistant overseer
    Elizabeth M. Knight, F, Wife, married, age 68, born Uckfield
    Anne Brooker, F, Wifes Sister, single, age 75, born Uckfield; occupation: annuitant

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