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

6TicehurstWilliam Balcomb, M, Head, married, age 50, born Essex, occupation: saddler
    Emma Balcomb, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Burwash, Sussex
    Mary Balcomb, F, Mother, widowed, age 70, born Essex
    Horace Herbert, M, Nephew, single, age 18, born Brighton, Sussex, occupation: saddler's apprentice
    Walter Overy, M, Visitor, single, age 13, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: Scholar

6Clarence CottageWilliam Jarvis, M, Head, single, age 43, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: accountant
    Lucy Guest, F, Servant, widowed, age 67, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: house servant

6No 4, Church LaneJoseph Balcomb, M, Head, married, age 27, born Ticehurst, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Balcomb, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Fanny Balcomb, F, Daughter, single, age 3M, born Ticehurst, Sussex

6No 2, Church LaneElizabeth Judge, F, Head, widowed, age 60, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: laundress
    Racheal Judge, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: pupil teacher
    Jacob Pring, M, Lodger, single, age 25, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: Gardener

6No 1, Church LaneWilliam Pilbeam, M, Head, married, age 49, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Mary A. Pilbeam, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Ashford, Kent
    William Friend, M, Lodger, single, age 40, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

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