The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1851 Burwash Census
Reference HO 107/1639: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 1e; Sub-District: Burwash; Enumerator: John Payne
All that Part of the Parish of Burwash which lies to the West and North of the Wheel Turnpike Gate comprising part of Burwash Common, the Swing Gate, Turks, Holmshurst, Quarter, Bines, Withernden, Woodknowle, Vallencienes, Southovers, Brownings and the Franchise to the extremity of the parish on the North West side.
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  • 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]
 
Sheet    Place    Census entry
1FranchiseJames Riley, M, Head, married, age 70, born Ireland; occupation: Farm labourer
1FranchiseJohn Sullivan, M, Head, married, age 33, born Ireland; occupation: farm labourer
1BrowningsJohn Hide, M, Head, married, age 50, born Woolbeding, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 54 acres employing no men
1Woodknowle FarmThomas Beal, M, Head, married, age 50, born Hawkhurst, Kent, occupation: farmer of 277 acres employing 1 man indoors, 9 men outdoors and 4 boys outdoors
1Woodknowle CottageJoseph Blackford, M, Head, married, age 40, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
2Woodknowle CottageHenry Fenner, M, Head, married, age 25, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2ValenceinesGeorge Pankhurst, M, Head, married, age 31, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
2ValenceinesSamuel Collins, M, Head, married, age 47, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
2Thatcher's BarnHenry Fenner, M, Head, married, age 49, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Thatcher's BarnAlfred Wells, M, Head, married, age 31, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
3Thatcher's BarnWilliam Stonestreet, M, Head, married, age 65, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Thatcher's BarnGeorge Blackford, M, Head, married, age 64, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
4WitherndenJohn Kemp, M, Head, married, age 63, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4WitherndenThomas Avery, M, Head, married, age 44, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith journeyman
4WitherndenHenry Knight, M, Head, widowed, age 35, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4WitherndenJesse Collins, M, Head, married, age 36, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5WitherndenRichard Bonds, M, Head, widowed, age 70, born Rotherfield, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
5WitherndenJohn Bishop, M, Head, married, age 60, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer; handicap: deaf and dumb
5WitherndenJobe Bonds, M, Head, married, age 36, born Mayfield, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
5WitherndenWilliam Carter, M, Head, married, age 62, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6WitherndenThomas Boorman, M, Head, married, age 40, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
6WitherndenSamuel Bishop, M, Head, married, age 24, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6Ivy House, Near BinesJames Wells, M, Head, married, age 40, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
7Waterloo HouseEdward Hobbs, M, Head, married, age 45, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7BinesJohn B. Newington, M, Head, married, age 40, born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: Farmer, 270 acres, employing 1 man indoors, 8 men and 4 boys outdoor
8Wilson's LaneJames Dann, M, Head, married, age 52, born Asburnham, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 40 acres employing 1 man outdoors
8Wilson's LaneWilliam Wilson, M, Head, married, age 57, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: Carpenter and farmer, 8 acres
8Wilson'sRobert Wilson, M, Head, married, age 30, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Carpenter
8Holmeshurst HouseLevi Mepham, M, Head, married, age 30, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer, 181 acres, employing 1 man indoors and 7 men outdoors
9Holmeshurst, Turnpike RoadJohn Blackford, M, Head, married, age 35, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
9Holmeshurst, Turnpike RoadDavid Collins, M, Head, married, age 42, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Holmeshurst, Turnpike RoadJames Wells, M, Head, married, age 76, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
10Holmeshurst, Turnpike RoadThomas Ellis, M, Head, married, age 39, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Holmeshurst, Turnpike RoadGeorge Ellis, M, Head, married, age 62, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Holmeshurst, Turnpike RoadJoseph Hartfield, M, Head, married, age 34, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Burwash HouseHenry Barton, M, Head, married, age 30, born Heathfield, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
11Burwash HouseJabez Hezelden, M, Head, married, age 29, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Burwash CommonN/K Holmes, M, Head, widowed, age 60; occupation: farmer of 13 acres employing 1 man outdoors, absent from census
12Burwash CommonJames Eastwood, M, Head, married, age 25, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12Burwash CommonJohn Harmer, M, Head, married, age 48, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
12Climshurst Farm, Burwash CommonStephen Pilbeam, M, Head, married, age 60, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farmer, 53 acres, employing 1 man and 1 boy outdoors
13Burwash CommonEdwin Russell, M, Head, married, age 37, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Butcher and beershop keeper
13Burwash CommonJames [sic - probably incorrect should be Samuel Daw, M, Head, married, age 34, born City of London; occupation: shopkeeper
13Burwash CommonJohn Pankhurst, M, Head, widowed, age 26, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
14Burwash CommonSarah Parsons, F, Head, married, age 36, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: Laundress
14Burwash CommonJohn Pankhurst, M, Head, married, age 50, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farmer, 10 acres, employing no men
14Burwash CommonSamuel Daw, M, Head, married, age 63, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: landed proprietor
14Burwash CommonGeorge Start, M, Head, married, age 35, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: twine spinner
15Burwash CommonEdward Hooker, M, Head, married, age 42, born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: master shoe maker, employing no men
15Burwash CommonEdward Hooker, M, Head, married, age 42, born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: master shoe maker, employing no men
15Burwash CommonJames Russell, M, Head, married, age 60, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farmer, 120 acres, employing 6 labourers
15Burwash CommonThomas Weeks, M, Head, widowed, age 38, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
15Burwash CommonEdward Hartfield, M, Head, widowed, age 73, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: wheelwright
16Burwash CommonMichael Fenner, M, Head, married, age 50, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16Burwash CommonJohn Rich, M, Head, single, age 37, born Henfield, Sussex; occupation: Shoe maker
16Burwash CommonSpencer Simes, M, Head, married, age 55, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16Burwash CommonHenry Relph, M, Head, married, age 68, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: sawyer
17Goodsole, Burwash CommonHenry Fairway, M, Head, married, age 59, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 120 acres employing 1 boy indoors and 3 men outdoors
17Goodsole Cottage, Burwash CommonJames Pope, M, Head, married, age 54, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
18Bow Farm HouseWilliam Sawyer, M, Head, married, age 63, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
18Bow Farm HouseRobert Cramp, M, Head, married, age 41, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
18Wheel Inn, BurwashJames Russell, M, Head, married, age 59, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Innkeeper and farmer, 35 acres, employing 1 man
19Burwash WheelThomas Bowles, M, Head, married, age 50, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith, employing 1 man
19Burwash WheelJesse Relf, M, Head, married, age 63, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: stone digger
19Burwash WheelWilliam Barrow, M, Head, married, age 43, born Heathfield, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
20Burwash WheelGeorge Copper, M, Head, married, age 33, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
20Burwash WheelThomas Wood, M, Head, married, age 46, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
20Burwash WheelHenry Waterhouse, M, Head, married, age 30, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
21Burwash WheelJohn Hicks, M, Head, married, age 68, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
21Burwash WheelJames Hicks, M, Head, married, age 25, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
21Swing Gate FarmWilliam Skinner, M, Head, widowed, age 50, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer, 72 acres, employing 1 man
21Swing GateWilliam Pennels, M, Head, married, age 74, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Gatekeeper, pauper and farm labourer
21WitherhurstWilliam Sands, M, Head, married, age 70, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer, 67 acres, employing no men
22WintersHorace Blunden, M, Head, married, age 42, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
22SouthoversJohn Blunden, M, Head, married, age 67, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farmer of 160 acres employing 6 men outdoors and 1 boy indoors
22Holt DownNoah Balwin, M, Head, married, age 70, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 33 acres employing no men
22Holt DownHenry Christer, M, Head, married, age 24, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: carpenter
23Holt DownHenry Puttenden, M, Head, married, age 39, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer

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