The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Burwash Census
Reference RG11/1045: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 7; Sub-District: Burwash; Enumerator: John Fuller
All that part of the Parish of Burwash comprising Turzes, Crowhurst Bridge, the Shrub, part of the Lodge Farm-house, the North side of the Turnpike Road leading to the Village of Burwash, the North side of the Village, Brooksmarle, Mottensden, Franchise, Brownings, ..., Sellers Brook, ...., and the North side of the Turnpike Road leading from the Village to the Boundary Stone of the new Ecclesiastical District marked No 2, and which lies to the South East of Haltdown Lane, through Alder Wood and Pasture Wood to Furnace Gill Stream; then to the River Rother and following that River to Crowhurst Bridge.
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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
1The White Hart, Main StreetAmos Jenner, M, Head, married, age 70, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: beerhouse keeper and farmer of 47 acres employing 1 man
1The White Hart, Main StreetGeorge Harris, M, Head, married, age 82, born Biddenden, Kent; occupation: formerly farm labourer
1The White Hart, Main StreetHarry Dann, M, Head, married, age 54, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: grocer and draper
1The White Hart, Main StreetThomas Relf, M, Head, married, age 77, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: formerly sawyer
1The White Hart, Main StreetJames Harmer, M, Head, married, age 33, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2Main StreetJames Watson, M, Head, married, age 27, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer
2Main StreetHenry Glazier, M, Head, married, age 40, born Fernhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2Main StreetFrances Russell, F, Head, widowed, age 48, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Charwoman
2Main StreetJesse Braban, M, Head, married, age 43, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
3Main StreetWilliam Isted, M, Head, married, age 44, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Main StreetJohn Hilder, M, Head, married, age 62, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Main StreetJohn Heathfield, M, Head, married, age 64, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: draper assistant (unemployed)
3Main StreetJames Kealey, M, Head, married, age 38, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker
4Main StreetWalter Morris, M, Head, married, age 40, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4Main StreetJohn Fuller, M, Head, married, age 70, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: House Agent (Late Surveyor)
4Main StreetJohn Burgess, M, Head, married, age 41, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: miller and corn dealer
4Main StreetHenry (Jn) Blackford, M, Head, married, age 35, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: bootmaker
5Main StreetGeorge Brook, M, Head, married, age 47, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: groom and gardener (domestic)
5Main StreetGeorge Fullar, M, Head, widowed, age 66, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: retired baker
5Main StreetBentham P. Fuller, M, Head, married, age 43, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: grocer, draper and seedsman employing 1 assistant and 1 apprentice
6Main StreetHenry Jarvis, M, Head, married, age 29, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: veterinary surgeon
6Main StreetMary Shadwell, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: fruiterer
6Main StreetJohn Vigor, M, Head, married, age 34, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: General Labourer
6Main StreetGeorge Sands, M, Head, married, age 48, born Asburnham, Sussex; occupation: labourer on highway
7Main StreetReuben Jarrett, M, Head, married, age 45, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer
7Main StreetJohn Relf, M, Head, married, age 34, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: sawyer
7Main StreetSamuel Elliott, M, Head, married, age 53, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: hawker
7Main StreetRobert Watson, M, Head, married, age 44, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer
7Main StreetJohn Woodall, M, Head, married, age 37, born Carrood, York; occupation: Postmaster Stationer
8Main StreetHenry S. Noakes, M, Head, married, age 36, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Watchmaker
8Main StreetJohn G. Blunden, M, Head, married, age 42, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: plumber painter glazier
8Main StreetMartha Fleming, F, Head, single, age 42, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: stationer bookseller
8Main StreetJames Copper, M, Head, married, age 48, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: baker
8Main StreetGeorge Lavender, M, Head, married, age 33, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: Butcher
9Main StreetWilliam Ellis, M, Head, married, age 61, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: grocer and draper employing 3 hands
9Main StreetAlbert Jarvis, M, Head, single, age 27, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farmer of 160 Acres employing 6 Lab and 2 boys & Corn Dealer
9The Blacksmiths Arms, Main StreetHenry Blackford, M, Head, married, age 60, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: stepproprietor & beerhouse keeper
9The Blacksmiths Arms, Main StreetThomas Jarvis, M, Head, married, age 30, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: butcher
10Main StreetGeorge Smith, M, Head, married, age 54, born Aberdeen, Scotland; occupation: Road Surveyior of Highways
10Main StreetAlfred Pierson, M, Head, married, age 36, born Ewhurst, Sussex; occupation: Gardener (Domestic)
10Main StreetAllan Hepden, M, Head, married, age 47, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: basket maker
10Main StreetHarry Spears, M, Head, widowed, age 59, born Wareham, Kent; occupation: cordwainer & clothier
11Main StreetThomas Leadbetter, M, Head, married, age 85, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: formerly baker
11Main StreetStephen Brown, M, Head, married, age 26, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: saddler
11Main StreetGeorge Watson, M, Head, married, age 45, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer
11Main StreetFrances E. Russell, F, Head, single, age 53, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Annuitant
11Main StreetElizabeth Noakes, F, Head, widowed, age 43, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Sch Teacher
11Main StreetJohn B. Noakes, M, Head, married, age 65, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Grocer & Draper employing 5 hands
11Main StreetJohn S. Noakes, M, Head, married, age 40, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Grocer & Drapers Assistant
12Main StreetJames Hicks, M, Head, married, age 55, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: carrier
12Main StreetWilliam Bulling, M, Head, married, age 63, born Damerham, Wiltshire, occupation: hawker
12Main StreetHannah Eastwood, F, Head, widowed, age 59, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
12Main StreetJames Waterhouse, M, Head, married, age 34, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer
13Main StreetSamuel Cramp, M, Head, married, age 50, born Bexhill, Sussex, occupation: plumber and tin man
13Main StreetEdwin Honeysett, M, Head, married, age 44, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: grocer (unemployed)
13Pump CourtHannah Sawyer, F, Head, widowed, age 57, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: charwoman
14Main StreetBenjamin Thompson, M, Head, married, age 55, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Bricklayer Master employing 7 men 5 boys
14Main StreetFrances Vigor, F, Head, married, age 45, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: Butchers Wife
14Main StreetGeorge A. Hyland, M, Head, married, age 56, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: officer, General Post Office, London
14Main StreetMary A. Clarke, F, Head, widowed, age 42, born Ireland, occupation: charwoman
15The Bell Inn, Main StreetWilliam Farley, M, Head, married, age 42, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper
15The Bell Inn, Main StreetRobert Turner, M, Head, married, age 49, born Woking, Surrey; occupation: Blacksmith
15The Bell Inn, Main StreetPhoebe Moon, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
15The Bell Inn, Main StreetEllen Clifford, F, Head, widowed, age 47, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
16Main StreetWilliam Mepham, M, Head, married, age 55, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16Main StreetMatilda Bourner, F, Head, widowed, age 30, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: machine threshers
16Main StreetThomas Lusted, M, Head, married, age 53, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: land surveyor
16Main StreetAnthony Buss, M, Head, married, age 65, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
16Main StreetJerimiah Davis, M, Head, widowed, age 37, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: cordwainer
17Main StreetEdward Dann, M, Head, married, age 52, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker
17Main StreetJames Pennells, M, Head, married, age 54, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer & Stone Digger
17Main StreetSusan Lane, F, Head, widowed, age 75, born East Ilsey, Berkshire; occupation: grooms
18Main StreetThomas Pennells, M, Head, married, age 48, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer
18Main StreetAmos Jenner, M, Head, married, age 49, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
18Main StreetFrances Cornwall, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born Ewhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
18Main StreetEdward Douch, M, Head, married, age 28, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: tea dealer
19Main StreetFrances Hyland, F, Head, widowed, age 43, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
19Main StreetFrances Hyland, F, Head, widowed, age 43, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
19Main StreetWilliam P. Gorringe, M, Head, widowed, age 52, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: gardener (domestic)
19Main StreetBenjamin Barrow, M, Head, married, age 50, born Ticehurst, Sussex, occupation: farmer (out of business)
20Main StreetJohn Park, M, Head, married, age 54, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: General Labourer
20Main StreetMartha Hawkins, F, Head, widowed, age 50, born Woolwich, Kent; occupation: charwoman
20Main StreetWilliam Knowles, M, Head, married, age 23, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: platelayer railway
20Main StreetWilliam Park, M, Head, married, age 64, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Labourer On Highways
20The Square FarmJoseph Noakes, M, Head, single, age 58, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farmer of 196 Acres employing 7 Lab and 3 boys
21Main StreetCharles Hilder, M, Head, married, age 21, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
21Main StreetSamuel Sweatman, M, Head, married, age 39, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
21Main StreetJohn Burgess, M, Head, married, age 83, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
21Main StreetMary Copper, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: clog & pattern maker
21Main StreetWilliam Martin, M, Head, married, age 51, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
21Main StreetMary A. Jenner, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourers
21Main StreetJohn Russell, M, Head, married, age 68, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer
22Main StreetMoses Pope, M, Head, married, age 48, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Groom & Gardener (Domestic)
22Main StreetJames Philcox, M, Head, single, age 57, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Soliciter
22The Old Tott FarmThomas Pennells, M, Head, married, age 52, born Bodiam, Sussex; occupation: Farmer (of 54 Acres employing 2 men & 1 boy)
22The Lodge FarmEdwin G. Pierson, M, Head, age 10, born Bidborough, Kent; occupation: Scholar
23The Lodge CottagesWilliam R. Crouch, M, Head, married, age 27, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper
23The Lodge CottagesJesse Pilbeam, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer
23The Lodge CottagesRobert Hook, M, Head, married, age 40, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
23Crowhurst Bridge RoadJoseph Mepham, M, Head, married, age 46, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper
23The Shrub CottagesWilliam Pope, M, Head, married, age 57, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer (Carter)
23The Shrub CottagesOwen Blunt, M, Head, married, age 29, born Dover, Kent, occupation: farm labourer
24The Shrub Cottages, Crowhurst Bridge RoadGeorge Keeley, M, Head, married, age 68, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker
24The Shrub HouseMiles Simpson, M, Head, married, age 66, born Skelton, York; occupation: retired silk manufacturer
24Brickyard CottageThomas Balcombe, M, Head, married, age 50, born Etchingham, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
24Crowhurst Bridge FarmJohn Pennells, M, Head, married, age 72, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farmer (of 17 Acres employing 1 man & 2 boys)
25Crowhurst Bridge Railway CrossingPhillip Knowles, M, Head, married, age 59, born Hunworth, Norfolk; occupation: platelayer on railway
25Turzes CottagesHenry Barrett, M, Head, married, age 43, born Speldhurst, Kent, occupation: farm labourer carter
25Turzes CottagesHenry King, M, Head, married, age 54, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
26Turzes CottagesWilliam Edwards, M, Head, married, age 35, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
26Town Toll GateFrances Parsons, F, Head, widowed, age 80, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: Farmer of 7 Acres & Brickmaker
26Town CottagesThomas Parsons, M, Head, married, age 50, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer
26Town CottagesCaleb Styles, M, Head, single, age 73, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
26Town CottagesGeorge Harmer, M, Head, married, age 22, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
27Town Toll Gate CottageWilliam Gilbert, M, Head, married, age 23, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
27Town Toll Gate CottageHenry Kemp, M, Head, widowed, age 71, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
27Rocks Field CottageStephen Pope, M, Head, married, age 70, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Lab On Highways
27Whitherhurst HouseEliza Gilbert, F, Head, widowed, age 66, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
27The Green FarmRichard Relfe, M, Head, married, age 56, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 94 1/2 acres employing 1 man & 2 boys
27The Woodlands FarmMary Barrow, F, Head, widowed, age 37, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farmer of 39 acres employing 1 man
28The FranchiseHenry Lucas, M, Head, married, age 55, born Ireland; occupation: restaurant keeper
28The FarmhouseWilliam J. Whaman, M, Head, married, age 47, born Benenden, Kent; occupation: Farmer (of 380 Acres employing 10 men & 3 boys)
28The CottagesDavid Dadswell, M, Head, married, age 28, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: coachman (domestic)
28The CottagesJohn Santer, M, Head, married, age 45, born Northiam, Sussex; occupation: cowman stockman farm labourer
28The Gate HouseJohn Bridger, M, Head, married, age 64, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: gardener (domestic)
29The Franchise CottageJesse Fellowes, M, Head, married, age 45, born Pett, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer carter
29Halt Down CottagesWilliam Buss, M, Head, married, age 66, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
29Halt Down CottagesAlfred Snashall, M, Head, married, age 29, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
29Halt Down HouseWilliam Summerhayes, M, Head, married, age 45, born Crewkerne, Somerset; occupation: physician (not practising)
29Frys CottagesSarah Howell, F, Head, married, age 70, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
30Frys HillThomas Pope, M, Head, married, age 60, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Labourer on the Highways
30Frys Hill CottagesAlfred Russell, M, Head, married, age 37, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer
30Frys Hill CottagesGeorge Pennells, M, Head, married, age 23, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer
30Frys Hill CottagesCharles Jenner, M, Head, married, age 64, born Hamsey, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
31Frys Hill CottagesBenjamin Dann, M, Head, married, age 71, born Wartling, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
31ElphicksJesse Jarrett, M, Head, single, age 42, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer
31Ham Lane Cottage, The VillageJohn Copper, M, Head, married, age 32, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
31Ham Lane Cottage, The VillageEdward M. Reader, M, Head, married, age 33, born Eastwell, Kent; occupation: Innkeeper
31The Rose & Crown, Ham Lane, The VillageWilliam Collins, M, Head, widowed, age 73, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
32Ham Lane, The VillageWilliam Pilbeam, M, Head, married, age 39, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: General Smith
32Ham Lane, The VillageJames Weston, M, Head, married, age 81, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: formerly blacksmith
32Ham Lane, The VillageSelina Egles, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
32Hams Place FarmGeorge Gadd, M, Head, married, age 59, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 20 acres employing 1 man
32Hams Place FarmWalter Bull, M, Head, married, age 74, born Chiddingly, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
33Brook CottagesJohn Head, M, Head, married, age 46, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
33Brook GottagesSamuel Jones, M, Head, married, age 38, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer carter
33Mottingsden CottagesRichard Head, M, Head, married, age 40, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
34MottingsdenJohn Farley, M, Head, married, age 49, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
34Daws CottageRichard Waddell, M, Head, married, age 61, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer
34Daws Farm HouseWilliam G. Love, M, Head, widowed, age 75, born Isleworth, Middlesex; occupation: farmer of 50 acres employing 2 men and 1 boy

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