The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1851 Burwash Census
Reference HO 107/1639: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 1c; Sub-District: Burwash; Enumerator: Thomas Vigor
All that part of the Parish of Burwash which lies to the East and South comprising Willards Hill Farm, Ludpit, Fontridge, Quarters, Perrymans Farm, Dudwell and Park Mills, the Park, Forge, Perch Hill and all the South side of the said branch of the River Rother to Willingford Lane and the extremity of the Parish on the South side (including Hutchings, Fishers, Daws, Brickhouse and Bowmans Farms).
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 ancestry.co.uk
  • 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

4BaisdensJames Gilbert, M, Head, married, age 45, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza Gilbert, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    George Gilbert, M, Son, single, age 16, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Gilbert, F, Daughter, single, age 14, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's daughter
    Mary Gilbert, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Gilbert, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Salome Gilbert, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: at home
    John Gilbert, M, Son, single, age 9M, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: at home
    William Gilbert, M, Brother, single, age 58, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer; handicap: deaf

4Fontridge CottageWilliam Buss, M, Head, married, age 37, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriot Buss, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Salehurst, Sussex
    Harriot Buss, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Lucy Buss, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Edward Buss, M, Son, single, age 6, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Jesse Buss, M, Son, single, age 4, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: at home

4CockhamWilliam Pennels, M, Head, married, age 58, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Mary Pennels, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Hooe, Sussex
    William Pennels, M, Son, single, age 20, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Richard Pennels, M, Son, single, age 13, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer

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