The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Buxted Census
North and West of Buxted including Buxted Park, Hog House, Coopers Green, Lephams Bridge, Five Ash Down, Bevenford, May Pole Inn, Hurstwood, Sleeches Farm and Rectory House
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

9Five Ash DownEdward Wilmshurst, M, Head, married, age 67, born Buxted; occupation Carpenter Journeyman
    Martha Wilmshurst, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Buxted
    Henry E. Wilmshurst, M, Son, single, age 21, born Buxted; occupation Carpenter Journeyman
    Fredk.G. Wilmshurst, M, Son, single, age 15, born Buxted; occupation Labourer
    Sally Frances Richards, F, Grand Daughter, single, age 9, born Uckfield

9Five Ash DownJohn Laurence, M, Head, married, age 47, born Maresfield; occupation: millwright and engineer
    Agnes Ann Laurence, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Uckfield
    Ellen Laurence, F, Daughter, age 13, born Uckfield; occupation: scholar
    Herbert Laurence, M, Son, age 9, born Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Fredk. Laurence, M, Son, age 6, born Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Jepie Laurence, M, Daughter, age 5 m, born Buxted

9Smith ShopSamuel Tyler, M, Head, married, age 50, born Buxted; occupation Master blacksmith
    Sally Tyler, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Maresfield
    Ellen Gladman, F, Niece, age 11, born East hoathly; occupation: scholar

9Five Ash DownEbenezer Cane, M, Head, married, age 31, born Chiddingly, occupation: blacksmith journeyman
    Ann Cane, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Uckfield
    Richard Cottington, M, Son, age 16, born Uckfield, occupation: labourer
    Thomas Cottington, M, Son, age 13, born Uckfield, occupation: scholar
    Mary Ann Cane, F, Daughter, age 8, born Uckfield, occupation: scholar
    Mercy Cane, F, Daughter, age 5, born Uckfield, occupation: scholar
    Harry Cane, M, Son, age 3, born Buxted

9Five Ash DownSarah Duplock, F, Head, single, age 69, born Buxted
    George Ware, M, Son, married, age 37, born Buxted; occupation Bricklayer's labourer
    Sally Ware, F, Daughter, married, age 30, born Buxted
    Esther Duplock, F, Grand Daughter, single, age 8, born Buxted; occupation: scholar

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