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

10HollyhurstGeorgiana Trower, F, Head, single, age 73, born Berkeley Square, London; occupation: Annuitant
    Frances E. Trower, F, Sister, single, age 72, born Berkeley Square, London; occupation: Annuitant
    Sophia Trower, F, Sister, single, age 66, born Portman Square, London; occupation: Annuitant
    Elizabeth Bott, F, Servant, single, age 37, born Weymouth, Dorset, occupation: cook domestic serv
    Elizabeth T. Braybrook, F, Servant, single, age 33, born Ipswich, Suffolk, occupation: ladysmaid domestic servant
    Caroline Church, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: parlourmaid domestic servant
    Ellen Pont, F, Servant, age 13, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: House Maid Domestic Servant

10Hollyhurst CottageWilliam Dann, M, Head, married, age 34, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: gardener (domestic)
    Mary Dann, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Salehurst, Sussex

10Hollyhurst CottageGeorge Relf, M, Head, married, age 42, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Dorcas Relf, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation: laundress
    Harriett Relf, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: laundry maid (w)
    George Relf, M, Son, age 15, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Catherine Relf, F, Daughter, age 11, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

10Hollyhurst CottageEsther Fairway, F, Head, widowed, age 86, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: retired farmers
    Henry Fairway, M, Son, single, age 55, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

10Oak Down CottageFrederick Smith, M, Head, married, age 26, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: coachman (domestic)
    Sarah Smith, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Withyham, Sussex
    Emily A. Smith, F, Daughter, age 5, born Withyham, Sussex
    Clara L. Smith, F, Daughter, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent
    Freda Smith, F, Daughter, age 2, born Burwash, Sussex
    Frederick J. Smith, M, Son, age 1 m, born Burwash, Sussex
    Anne Blackman, F, Servant, age 14, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: nurse girl domestic

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