The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Burwash Census
Reference RG11/1045: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 10; Sub-District: Burwash; Enumerator: Benjamin Barrow
All that part of the New Ecclesiatical District which lies to the South West of the Turnpike Road leading from the boundary Stone marked No 2 to Heathfield, comprising the South West side of Willingford Lane to the extremity of the Parish on the South West side, including Park Hill, Quayham, West Down, Glaziers Forge, Scotsham, Watkins Down, Great and Little Poundsford Farms and Coxes Mill, including the North side of the Turnpike Road leading from the Railway Tavern to Matthews Farm and Burwash House, including the Residencies of Lady Holland and Miss Trower
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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
  • 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

4Foots FarmWilliam Southon, M, Head, married, age 58, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farm labourer greenwich pensioner
    Mary Southon, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Cranbrook, Kent
    Anne Hills, F, Visitor, single, age 18, born Tonbridge, Kent
    George Walters, M, Visitor, age 8, born Burwash, Sussex
    William Mewett, M, Boarder, single, age 75, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

4Little Foots FarmHenry Fieldwick, M, Head, married, age 24, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Caroline Fieldwick, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Burwash, Sussex

4Little Foots FarmWilliam H. Hicks, M, Head, married, age 25, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
    Emily Hicks, F, Wife, married, age 18, born Burwash, Sussex

4Park Hill FarmDaniel Robinson, M, Head, married, age 67, born Alnwick, Northumberland; occupation: Farmer of 90 Acres employing 2 men & Lad
    Jane Robinson, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Wallsend, Northumberland
    Isabella Robinson, F, Daughter, age 13, born Strand, London
    Elizabeth Robinson, F, Daughter, age 11, born Burwash, Sussex
    Robert D. Robinson, M, Son, age 8, born Burwash, Sussex

4West Down FarmThomas Potten, M, Head, single, age 67, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: Farmer of 173 Acres employing 3 men
    Henry Potten, M, Brother, single, age 66, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: Partner
    Joseph Potten, M, Brother, married, age 56, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Partner
    Harriett Potten, F, Sister-in-law, married, age 46, born Waldron, Sussex
    George Waters, M, Nephew, single, age 24, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: Farmer
    Clementina Covell, F, Visitor, age 7, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Jane Weekes, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Domestic Servant

4QuayhamEdwin S. Pitcher, M, Head, married, age 50, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer
    Ellen Pitcher, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Fince, Northumberland
    Mary Robson, F, Mother-in-law, widowed, age 84, born Rodham, Northumberland

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