The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1851 Ticehurst Census
Reference HO 107/1639: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 2b; Sub-District: Ticehurst; Enumerator: Henry Overy
All that part of the Parish of Ticehurst which lies South and East of the Turnpike Road leading from the corner shop in the Village (in the occupation of Stephen Sawyer) to Hawkhurst to the boundary of the Flimwell Ecclesiastical District at the well of the aforesaid Old Cottage and to the West of the aforesaid boundary to the top of Borzell Hill where the parishes of Ticehurst and Etchingham unite, and to the Southern extremity of the parish to Wards Brook and to the East of the Turnpike Road from Wards Brook to the aforesaid corner shop in the Village (including Pashley House, Gibsread and Singehurst 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
  • 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

1TicehurstCharles Noakes, M, Head, married, age 32, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: corn factor, employing 2 people
    Mary A. Noakes, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Bodiam, Sussex
    Mary Noakes, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Thornham, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Walter T. Noakes, M, Son, single, age 4, born Thornham, Kent
    Douglas Noakes, M, Son, single, age 2, born Thornham, Kent
    Charles Noakes, M, Son, single, age 1, born Thornham, Kent
    Alice Jarrat, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: House servant
    Mary A. Baker, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: house servant
    Charles Tucker, M, Servant, single, age 22, born Thornham, Kent; occupation: Corn factor's servant

1TicehurstRobert French, M, Head, married, age 63, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: corwainer journeyman
    Harriet French, F, Daughter, single, age 58, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Henry French, M, Son, single, age 18, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's apprentice
    Charles French, M, Grand-son, single, age 16, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: errand boy
    Amos French, M, Grand-son, single, age 9, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Alfred Waters, M, Visitor, single, age 9, born Hastings, Sussex

1TicehurstJames Harmer, M, Head, married, age 38, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: coachman
    Ann Harmer, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    William Harmer, M, Son, single, age 14, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: errand boy
    Ellen Harmer, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Ticehurst, Sussex

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