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1851 Burwash Census
Reference HO 107/1639: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 1a; Sub-District: Burwash; Enumerator: John Fuller
All that part of the Parish of Burwash comprising Turses, 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, Brooks Marie, Mottingsden, Fry's, Holtdown and the North side of the Turnpike Road leading from the Village to the Wheel Turnpike Gate and which lies to the South East of Holtdown Lane and the road from thence to Crowhurst Bridge.
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 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]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

2Little DawsMary Hilder, F, Head, single, age 28, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    John V. Hilder, M, Son, single, age 4, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar

2Little DawsJames Watson, M, Head, married, age 24, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Philadelphia Watson, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Framfield, Sussex
    Edwin Watson, M, Son, single, age 5, born Burwash, Sussex
    Caroline H. Watson, F, Daughter, single, age 8M, born Burwash, Sussex

2Witherest FarmhouseGeorge F. Gilbert, M, Head, married, age 70, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farmer, 61 acres, employing 2 men and 1 boy
    Eliza Gilbert, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Burwash, Sussex
    Eliza M. Gilbert, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Richard Edwards, M, Servant, single, age 26, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: indoor farm labourer
    Ann Shadwell, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: house servant

2Copper's HillJames Pankhurst, M, Head, widowed, age 51, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Eliza Pankhurst, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Housekeeper
    Mary Pankhurst, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Scholar
    David Pankhurst, M, Son, single, age 5, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: At home

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