Hainault Forest Website

Written, Designed and with Photographs by Brian Ecott

Social History

 Census 1861 - 1911

Looking from Dog Kennel Hill to Cabin Hill 1913 - note the open plains.

With thanks to London Metropolitan Archives for the use of the photograph.

                                Farmhouse                       Barns and farm buildings                                                                     Foxburrows Cottages 1-4

Left: Alfred Henry Harvey c. 1906 Photo: C.Harvey

 Right: Back row: Mother Ester holding Henry, and Edward (Ted)

Front row: Susannah (Susie) and George William (Bill)

 4 Foxburrows Cottages. c.1914  Photo: C.Harvey

1911 Census

4 Foxburrows Cottages 3 Foxburrows Cottages 2 Foxburrows Cottages 1 Foxburrows Cottages

Alfred Henry Harvey (head) 33 *

Ester Harvey (wife) 37 

John Alfred Harvey (son) 7

Edward James Harvey (son) 5

George William Harvey (son) 3

Susannah Harvey (dau) 1

* LCC Forest Keeper

 Unoccupied Unoccupied

Leonard Nathaniel Wright (head) 40 *

Annie Wright (wife) 39

Daisy Elizabeth Wright (dau) 8

* LCC Woodman

 1901 Census

Thomas Smith (head) 40 *

Edith Smith (wife) 31

Minnie Clara Smith (dau) 1

* Horseman on farm

William Stains  (head) 56 *

Jane Stains (wife) 51

 

* Horseman on farm

John Mein (head) 63 *

Harriet Mein (wife) 67

William Thomas Mein (son) 18 *

Emily Newton (visitor) 26

* Horseman on farm

Unoccupied

1891 Census

Frederick Butler (head) 30 *

Deborah Butler (wife) 29

Elizabeth Butler (dau)

Emily Butler (dau)

Gertrude Butler (dau)

* Agricultural labourer

James Lowe (head) 34 *

Sarah Lowe (wife) 29

William J. Lowe (son) 14 *

Walter Lowe (son) 12

Mary I Lowe (dau) 4

* Agricultural labourer

Charles Smith (head) 31 *

Mary Smith (wife) 25

Walter Smith (son) 5

* Agricultural labourer

James Chaplin (head) 25 *

Mary B Chaplin (wife) 22

Lily Chaplin (dau) 2

* Agricultural labourer

1881 Census

       

1871 Census

       

1861 Census

       

 

The plaque originally on all farm buildings shows the crown and ciphers of Victoria R.  and Albert  P. dated 1856.

The land was Crown Property.

1-2 Hainault Cottages.      Photo: Vic George.

1911 Census

Foxburrows Farm House

1-2 Hainault Cottages

Evan Jones (head) 52 *

Nellie Jones (wife) 48

Frederick George Cranmer (visit) 7 **

* LCC Forester. 

** Surname illegible looks like Cranmer

Charles Robert Brooks (head) 43 *

Annie Brooks (wife) 40        

Dorothy Brooks (dau) 20

Montague Brooks (son) 17 **

Gladys Brooks (dau) 13

Reginald Brooks (son) 7

Enid Brooks (dau) 6

Kathleen Brooks (dau) 3

Henrietta Adams (sis. in law) 46 unm.

* Farmer  ** employed by father

1901 Census

Foxburrows Farm House

1 Hainault Cottages

 2 Hainault Cottages

Charles Robert Brooks (head) 32

Annie Brooks (wife) 29

Gladys Vera Brooks (dau) 3

Henrietta Fanny Adams 37*

* (wife's sister) Monthly or Sick nurse.

Frederick Will'm Gipson (head) 34

Harriet Gipson (wife) 27

Frederick James Gipson (son) 8

Ada Louisa Gipson (dau) 7

Albert Edward Gipson (son) 3

Harold Henry Gipson (son) 1

William Hollingworth (lodger) 29 *

Frederick Harvey (lodger) 27 *

* Groom at Lodge

John Will'm Reppingale (head) 26

Clara Anne Reppingale (wife) 21

Edith Isobel Reppingale (dau) 1

Harry Parry (lodger) 18 *

* Groom at Lodge

1891 Census

Charles Brooks (head) 22

Annie Brooks (wife) 20

Ellen Laydon (niece) 7

Elizabeth Brooks (niece) 8

   

1881 Census

David Chambers (head) 47 *

Elizabeth Chambers (wife) 53

Isabel Chambers (dau) 21

Mary Chambers (dau) 16

* Farm manager of 643 acres employing

20 men and 4 boys

 

1871 Census

   

1861 Census

   

Foxburrows Farmhouse 1913.