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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
  • 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

10TursesThomas Edwards, M, Head, married, age 35, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Burwash, Sussex
    Emily Edwards, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: assistant
    George Edwards, M, Son, single, age 11, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    James Edwards, M, Son, single, age 9, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Thomas Edwards, M, Son, single, age 8, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Caroline Edwards, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Burwash, Sussex
    Levi Edwards, M, Son, single, age 3, born Burwash, Sussex
    John Edwards, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born Burwash, Sussex

10Turses FarmhouseRichard Lusted, M, Head, married, age 29, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer's waggoner
    Maria Lusted, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Brightling, Sussex

10Turses FarmhouseSamuel Clapson, M, Head, married, age 48, born Ewhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
    Sarah Clapson, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: dairywoman
    Thomas Russell, M, Lodger, single, age 17, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer

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