The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1851 Burwash Census
Reference HO 107/1639: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 1d; Sub-District: Burwash; Enumerator: John Coppard
All that part of the Parish of Burwash which lies to the South West of the Turnpike Road leading from Burwash Wheel to Heathfield comprising the South West side of Willingford Lane to the extremity of the parish on the South West side (including Pook Hill, Quayham, Westdown, Glaizer's Forge, Scotsham, Watkins Down, Great and Little Poundsford Farms and Cox's Mill).
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

4Glaizer's ForgeThomas Clarke, M, Head, married, age 37, born Frant, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
    Sophia Clarke, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Brightling, Sussex
    Adalaid Clarke, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Burwash, Sussex
    Earness Clarke, M, Son, single, age 8, born Burwash, Sussex
    Demas Clarke, M, Son, single, age 6, born Burwash, Sussex
    James Clarke, M, Son, single, age 4, born Burwash, Sussex

4Cox's MillWilliam Clarke, M, Head, married, age 43, born Bexhill, Sussex, occupation: miller and farmer of 9 acres employing 1 indoor labourer
    Elizabeth Clarke, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Asburnham, Sussex
    George Clarke, M, Son, single, age 11, born Herstmonceux, Sussex
    Charles Clarke, M, Son, single, age 9, born Herstmonceux, Sussex
    Ann Catt, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Warbleton, Sussex
    Henry Burton, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Warbleton, Sussex

4Watkins DownJames Butcher, M, Head, married, age 59, born Guestling, Sussex, occupation: farmer of 40 acres employing 1 labourer in the house
    Hannah Butcher, F, Wife, married, age 61, born Brede, Sussex
    Thomas Butcher, M, Son, single, age 21, born Guestling, Sussex
    Hannah Butcher, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Guestling, Sussex
    William Tinley, M, Servant, single, age 14, born Chiddingly, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer

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