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6th Jun 1841CensusGeorge Gilbert, M, Head, age 60 to 64, born Sussex; occupation: farmerGeorge Fagge Gilbert, farmerWitherhurst1841 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Eliza Gilbert, F, [Wife], age 25 to 29, born SussexEliza Gilbert [Pennells]
George Gilbert, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexGeorge Fagge Gilbert
Penelope Gilbert, F, [Daughter], age 9 months, born SussexPenelope Merrick Gilbert
Mary Pennells, F, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation ServantMary Pennells

6th Jun 1841CensusThomas Stevenson, M, Head, age 85 to 89, born Sussex; occupation FarmerThomas StevensonWitherhurst1841 Census
Burwash, Sussex
John Stevenson, M, [Son], age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation FarmerJohn Stevenson
John Stevenson, M, [Grand-son], age 5, born SussexJohn Stevenson
Ann Brook, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantAnn Brook
Mary Pope, F, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation ServantMary Pope
Thomas Pope, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerThomas Pope

6th Jun 1841CensusWilliam Vidler, M, Head, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation FarmerWilliam Vidler, farmerWitherhurst1841 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Sarah Vidler, F, [Wife], age 20 to 24, born SussexSarah Vidler
Henry Moris, M, age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Moris

30th Mar 1851CensusGeorge F. Gilbert, M, Head, married, age 70, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farmer, 61 acres, employing 2 men and 1 boyGeorge Fagge Gilbert, farmerWitherest Farmhouse1851 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Eliza Gilbert, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Burwash, SussexEliza Gilbert [Pennells]
Eliza M. Gilbert, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholarEliza Matilda Gilbert
Richard Edwards, M, Servant, single, age 26, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: indoor farm labourerRichard Edwards, farm labourer
Ann Shadwell, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: house servantAnn Shadwell

30th Mar 1851CensusWilliam Sands, M, Head, married, age 70, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer, 67 acres, employing no menWilliam Sands, farmer, 67 acres, employing no menWitherhurst1851 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Mary Sands, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Mayfield, SussexMary Sands [Mabb]
William Sands, M, Son, single, age 37, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonWilliam Sands
Caroline Sands, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterCaroline Sands

30th Mar 1851CensusHorace Blunden, M, Head, married, age 42, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourerHoratio (Horace) Blunden, farm labourerWinters1851 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Ann Blunden, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Burwash, SussexAnn Blunden [Weller]
Ann Blunden, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: scholarAnn Blunden
Agnes Blunden, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: scholarAgnes Blunden
Albert Blunden, M, Son, single, age 3, born Burwash, SussexAlbert Blunden

3rd Apr 1881CensusEliza Gilbert, F, Head, widowed, age 66, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: annuitantEliza GilbertWhitherhurst House1881 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Selina Pettit, F, Servant, single, age 39, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: General ServantSelina Pettit

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames A. Humphrey, M, Head, married, age 32, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: Farm LabourerJames Albert Humphrey, farm labourerWitherhurst Cottage1881 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Fanny Humphrey, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Burwash, SussexFanny Humphrey [Snashall]
Walter Humphrey, M, Son, age 4, born Burwash, SussexWalter Humphrey
Ellen Humphrey, F, Daughter, age 3, born Burwash, SussexEllen Humphrey

3rd Apr 1881CensusJob Clark, M, Head, married, age 29, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourerJob Clark, farm labourerWitherhurst Cottage1881 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Sally Clark, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Burwash, SussexSally Clark
Lois Clark, F, Daughter, age 7, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: scholarLois Clark
Annie Clark, F, Daughter, age 3, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: scholarAnnie Clark
Esther Sarah Snashall, F, Wife's Daughter, age 11, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: scholarEsther Sarah Snashall
Mary Ann Ford, F, Wife's Daughter, age 10, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: scholarMary Ann Ford

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Isted, M, Head, married, age 59, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Isted, farm labourerWitherhurst Cottage1881 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Ellen Isted, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Mayfield, SussexEllen Isted
William J. Isted, M, Son, single, age 19, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: gardeners assistant (domestic)William J. Isted

1882Directory entryGilbert Mrs., Witherhurst houseWitherhurst houseKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusMary W Parker, F, Head, widowed, age 75, born Stratford, Essex; occupation: living on own meansMary W Parker, living on own meansWitherhurst1891 Census
Burwash, Sussex
John M Parker, M, Son, widowed, age 45, born Halifax, Yorkshire; occupation: farmerJohn M Parker
Mary E Parker, F, Daughter, single, age 43, born Halifax, Yorkshire; occupation: housekeeperMary E Parker
E Frida M Parker, F, Granddaughter, single, age 8, born USA; occupation: scholarE Frida M Parker
Helen Heasman, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: general domestic servantHelen Heasman

5th Apr 1891CensusJob Clark, M, Head, married, age 39, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourerJob Clark, farm labourerWitherhurst1891 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Sally Clark, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Burwash, SussexSally Clark
Annie Clark, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Burwash, SussexAnnie Clark
James Snashall, M, Brother-in-law, single, age 52, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourerJames Snashall

5th Apr 1891CensusEllen Isted, F, Head, widowed, age 34, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: living on parish payEllen Isted, living on parish payWitherhurst1891 Census
Burwash, Sussex

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