The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Maresfield Census
North West of Maresfield including Lampool Farm, Old Forge, Horney Common, Down Street, Star Inn and Maresfield Park
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

8Brickyard CottageWilliam Tester, M, Head, married, age 36, born Maresfield; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Tester, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Maresfield
    Jane Tester, F, Daughter, age 9, born Maresfield
    Trayton Tester, M, Son, age 6, born Maresfield; occupation: scholar
    Harriett Tester, F, Daughter, age 4, born Maresfield
    William Tester, M, Son, age 1, born Maresfield

8BrickyardSarah Morris, F, Head, widowed, age 72, born Yorkshire

8BrickyardFrancis Burral, M, Head, widowed, age 81, born Kent, occupation: labourer

8Forest CottageEdmund Baker, M, Head, married, age 56, born Beddingham; occupation: bricklayer
    Sarah Ann Baker, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Lewes
    Emma J. Baker, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Brighton

8Forest LodgeEmily C. Noble, F, Wife (Head), married, age 47, born Ceylon
    Frank Short, M, Domestic Svt, single, age 47, born Chichester; occupation Butler
    Harriett Burley, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Maresfield, occupation: cook
    Sarah Winter, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Rotherfield; occupation Housemaid

8Blackven CottageCharles Richards, M, Head, married, age 25, born Maresfield; occupation Farm labourer
    Emily Richards, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Fletching
    Abert W. Ellis, M, Son, age 2, born Fletching

8Blackven CottageGeorge Reed, M, Head, married, age 68, born Buxted; occupation Carpenter
    Charlotte Streeter, F, Gd Dau, single, age 27, born Lewes, handicap: deaf and dumb

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