Shalfleet Census 1881

R.G.11 1187

District 6

Census taken 3 April 1881 - Enumerator: Mr Thomas Hollis

I have transcribed most of this District with the exception of the part covering Newtown village.

Shalfleet Parish (part of). Part of the ecclesiastical district of Newtown. Bounded on the east by the parish of Carisbrooke, on the west by the parish of Calbourne, on the north by the parish of Northwood and on the south by the high road from Shalfleet Bridge to the parish boundary at Lower Watchingwell. Comprising the whole of Porchfield, Bunts Hill, Colemans Farm and Durrants. The remaining part of No 6 District not in the above ecclesiastical district is as follows. All that portion of the parish lying to the south of the high road from Shalfleet Bridge to the parish boundary at Lower Watchingwell. Comprising Upper Watchingwell Farm and Cottages, Lower Watchingwell Farm and Cottages and Dinglers.

Note: Uncertainties in italics, invalidities marked with * and shown at foot of table.

    Name and Surname of each person Relation to Head Marriage Condition Age Male Age Female Rank, Profession or Occupation Where Born
1 Cottage Leah Arnold Head W   70   Whitwell
    Mary Jane Arnold Daur Unmar   39 Dressmaker Calbourne
    Adelaide Ford Neice     11 Scholar Calbourne
    John Samuel Ford Nephew   3     Shalfleet
2 Sportsmans Rest Isaac Arnold Head Mar 59   Bricklayer and Licenced Victualler Calbourne
    Fanny Arnold Wife Mar   58   Calbourne
    Sam Arnold Son   18   Bricklayer Shalfleet
    Isabelia Arnold Daur     13 Scholar Shalfleet
3 Cottage Edward Peckham Head Mar 57   General Labourer Ningwood
    Roda Peckham Wife Mar   50 Charwoman Pulborough, Sussex
    Mary A Peckham Daur     13 Scholar Yarmouth
    Arthur J Breach Gdson   4   Scholar Newport
4 Bethel Cottage Benjamin Ford Head Mar 68   Labourer Northwood
    Emma Ford Wife Mar   57   Northwood
5 Cottage Benjamin Ridditt Head Mar 38   Labourer Porchfield
    Elizabeth Ridditt Wife Mar   31   Porchfield
    William Ridditt Son   6   Scholar Porchfield
    Mary F Ridditt Daur     7 Scholar Porchfield
    Fanny M Ridditt Daur     3   Porchfield
    Louisa Ridditt Daur     11m   Porchfield
    Joseph Ridditt Brother Unm 38   Bricklayer Porchfield
6 Grocers Shop Luke Saunders Head Mar 53   Labourer Carisbrooke
    Hannah Saunders Wife Mar   53   Northwood
    Henry Riddett Lodger Unm 47   Labourer Shalfleet
7 Portsfield House Henry E Mew Head Widr 48   Builder and Dairyman Shalfleet
    Gertrude M Mew Daur Unm   17   Shalfleet
    Edward Mew Son   15   Builders Apprentice Shalfleet
    Eva M Mew Daur     12 Scholar Shalfleet
    William Henry Mew Son   10   Scholar Shalfleet
    Alice M Mew Daur     6 Scholar Shalfleet
    Elizabeth West Lodger Unm   21 Governess Whippingham
8 Homesteads Mary Gosling Head Unm   38 Governess Elmstead, Essex
    Marguerite F Gibson Pupil     9 Scholar West Cowes
    Gertrude M Gibson Pupil     8 Scholar West Cowes
    Louisa C Gibson Pupil     8 Scholar West Cowes
    Sybil Gibson Pupil     6 Scholar West Cowes
9 Cottage Catherine Dore Head W   80 Annuitant Halsam, Nottingham
10 Cottage Moses Grist Head Mar 56   Farmer Arreton
    Eliza Grist Wife Mar   64   Carisbrooke
    Bessie Howard Grandaur     16   Porchfield
11 Cottage Robert Atkins Head Mar 57   Labourer Shalfleet
12 Cottage James H Ford Head Mar 28   Labourer Shalfleet
    Martha L Ford Wife Mar   29   London
    William J Ford Son   3     East End
    Agnes R Ford Daur     7m   Calbourne
13 Cottage Jacob Hayward Head Mar 40   General Labourer Locks Green
    Angelina Hayward Wife Mar   31   Gunville, Carisbrooke
    Simeon Hayward Son Unm 13   Farm Servant Porchfield
    George Hayward Son   11   Scholar Porchfield
    Agnes Hayward Daur     9 Scholar Porchfield
    Lydia Hayward Daur     1   Porchfield
14 Bunts Hill Thomas Croad Head Mar 32   General Labourer Northwood
    Lucy Croad Wife Mar   36   Shalfleet
    George H Croad Son   9   Scholar Northwood
    Alfred J Croad Son   7   Scholar Northwood
    Charles E Croad Son   4     Shalfleet
    William J Croad Son   2     Shalfleet
    Roland Croad Son   2m     Shalfleet
    Joseph Morey Gd Father Widr 75   General Labourer Calbourne
15 Cottage David Holbrook Head Mar 55   Lobourer Chale
    Ann Holbrook Wife Mar   53   Carisbrooke
    Caroline A Holbrook Daur Unm   16   Shalfleet
    John Denness Gd Father Widr 80   Dairyman Godshill
16 Cottage Absent on Sunday night            
17 Cottage William Jolliffe Head Mar 50   General Labourer Calbourne
    Harriet Jolliffe Wife Mar   58   Chale
18 Cottage Walter Holbrook Head Mar 19   General Labourer Porchfield
    Eliza M Holbrook Wife Mar   18   Porchfield
    Walter E Holbrook Son   3m     Porchfield
19 Cottage William Holbrook Head Mar 52   General Labourer Porchfield
    Maria Holbrook Wife Mar   50   Porchfield
    Harry Holbrook * Son Unm 28     Porchfield
    Edwin Holbrook Son Unm 13   Farm Labourer Porchfield
20 Cottage Barnabas Downer Head Mar 63   Farm Labourer Chillerton
    Eliza Downer Wife Mar   65   Shorwell
21 Cottage Jonathan Punch Head Mar 63   Shoemaker Shalfleet
    Eliza Punch Wife Mar   61 Laundress Carisbrooke
    Emily Punch Daur Unm   22 Laundress Carisbrooke
    John Punch Son Unm 18   Bricklayer Shalfleet
22 Cottage Joseph Walls Head Mar 64   Dairyman Newchurch
    Caroline Walls Wife Mar   59 Laundress Northwood
    Herbert J Hayward Nephew   12   Scholar St Georges East, London
23 Cottage Andrew Fallick Head Unm 49   Woodcutter Brook
    Aaron Fallick Brother Unm 56   Pensioner Brook
24 Cottage David Holbrook Head Mar 30   Painter and Local Preacher Porchfield
    Jane Holbrook Wife Mar   30   Porchfield
    Anne Holbrook Daur     9   Carisbrooke
    Alfred D Holbrook Son   7     Porchfield
    Eliza A Holbrook Daur     3   Porchfield
    Ada C Holbrook Son   1     Porchfield
25 Cottage John Holbrook Head Mar 43   Labourer Carisbrooke
    Jane Holbrook Wife Mar   39   Shalfleet
    Susan Holbrook Daur     9 Scholar Shalfleet
    Rose Holbrook Daur     6 Scholar Shalfleet
    Emily Holbrook Daur     4 Scholar Shalfleet
    William Holbrook Son   2     Shalfleet
26 Cottage Phillip Fallick Head Mar 52   Labourer Brook
    Edith Fallick Wife Mar   54   Godshill
    Frank Fallick Son Unm 16   Labourer Shalfleet
    Frederick Fallick Son   10   Scholar Shalfleet
27 Cottage Charles Osbourne Head Mar 65   Labourer Sandown
    Mary Anne Osbourne Wife Mar   58   Shalfleet
    Joseph Osbourne Son Unm 21   Labourer Shalfleet
    Louisa C W Osbourne G Daur Unm   18 Laundress Shalfleet
28 Cottage James Jupe Head Mar 41   Labourer Northwood
    Elizabeth Jupe Wife Mar   39   Northwood
    Charles Jupe Son Unm 19   Labourer Northwood
    Celia Jupe Daur Unm   16 Servant Northwood
    Jacob Jupe Son   13   Farm Servant Northwood
    Alice E Jupe Daur     9 Scholar Northwood
    Albert Jupe Son   7   Scholar Shalfleet
    Frances M Jupe Daur     4 Scholar Shalfleet
    Annie Jupe Daur     3   Shalfleet
    Elizabeth M Jupe Daur     3   Shalfleet
    Arther H Jupe Son   6m     Shalfleet
29 Colemans Farm James Saunders Head Widr 54   Farmer of 130 acres Whippingham
    Rawkins Saunders Son Unm 28   Farmers Son Shalfleet
    Minnie Saunders Daur Unm   20 Farmers Daur Shalfleet
    Phebe Saunders Daur Unm   17 Farmers Daur Shalfleet
    Jessie Saunders Daur Unm   15 Farmers Daur Shalfleet
    Annie Saunders Daur     12 Scholar Shalfleet
    Pascall Saunders Son   10   Scholar Shalfleet
    John Saunders Son   9   Scholar Shalfleet
    Willie Saunders Son   7   Scholar Shalfleet
    Mabel Saunders Daur     4   Shalfleet
    Alfred Callaway Servt   15   Farm Servant Calbourne
30 Durrants William Morris Head Mar 49   Dairyman Chillerton
    Elizabeth Morris Wife Mar   43   Carisbrooke
    James Morris Son Unm 21   Labourer Carisbrooke
    Ellen Morris Daur Unm   19   Carisbrooke
    Arthur Morris Son   11   Scholar Carisbrooke
    Frederick Morris Son   9   Scholar Carisbrooke
    John Jolliffe Boarder Unm   23 Labourer Carisbrooke
  The End of the Ecclesiastical District of Newtown              
31 Lower Watchingwell William Bignell Head Mar 41   Dairyman Carisbrooke
    Mary A Bignell Wife Mar   43   Carisbrooke
    Roda Downer Neice     11 Scholar Carisbrooke
32 Newport Road Cottages Charles Mann Head Mar 65   Labourer Newchurch
    Martha Mann Wife Mar   61   Kingstone
    Harry Mann Son Unm 23   Labourer Carisbrooke
    Alfred Mann Son Unm 22   Labourer Arreton
33 Dinglers Charles Harding Head Mar 53   Labourer Calbourne
    Sarah Harding Wife Mar   49   Newport
    James Harding Son Unm 20   Labourer Carisbrooke
    Charles H Harding Son Unm 15   Labourer Carisbrooke
    Edwin F Harding Son   13   Labourer Carisbrooke
    William Harding Son   11   Scholar Carisbrooke
    Elizabeth Harding Daur     9 Scholar Carisbrooke
34 Upper Watchingwell William Lock Head Mar 29   Farmer of 320 acres, 3 men, 2 boys Carisbrooke
    Sophia Lock Wife Mar   24 Farmers Wife Carisbrooke
35 Upper Watchingwell Cottage James Ash Head Mar 46   Labourer Carisbrooke
    Martha Ash Wife Mar   45   Shorwell
    Charles Ash Son Unm 26   Labourer Carisbrooke
    William Ash Son   13   Labourer Carisbrooke
    Julia Ash Daur     9 Scholar Carisbrooke
    Frederick Ash Grandson   4     Shalfleet
36 Cottages Edward Sutton Head Mar 29   Carter Shalfleet
    Eliza J Sutton Wife Mar   35   Shalfleet
    Edward Sutton Son   4     Calbourne
    Arthur Sutton Son   2     Shalfleet
    Herbert Sutton Son   1     Shalfleet
    Charles Long Lodger Unm 33   Sawyer Unemployed Shalfleet

The remainder of this District covers Newtown and has not been transcribed 

* Harry Holbrook shown as Cripple

Note: The only properties actually in Shalfleet parish at the time were 31 - 36, others were in Calbourne

Shalfleet 1881 Census Page

Note: These pages are my transcriptions of original documents, they are accurate to the best of my ability but I do not take any responsibility for errors.

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27 May 2006