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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

21Farmhouse, Burwash VillageDavid Hyland, M, Head, married, age 64, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 540 acres employing 19 labourers
    Charlotte Hyland, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Hooe, Sussex; occupation: farmer's wife
    Sophia Hyland, F, Daughter, single, age 40, born Dover, Kent; occupation: assistant housekeeper
    Ann Pattenden, F, Servant, widowed, age 51, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: house servant
    Elizabeth Coppard, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: house servant
    Robert Horton, M, Visitor, single, age 52, born Peasmarsh, Sussex; occupation: farmer

21Burwash VillageJohn Hide, M, Head, married, age 22, born Woolavington, Sussex; occupation: master plumber and glazier, employs no men
    Jane Hide, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Hadlow, Kent

21Burwash VillageJames W. Thompson, M, Head, married, age 24, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Master builder and plumber, employs no men
    Henrietta Thompson, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Heyshott, Sussex

21Pump Court, Burwash VillageAnn Shadwell, F, Head, widowed, age 37, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
    Frances Shadwell, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    William Shadwell, M, Son, single, age 6, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar

21Pump Court Burwash VillagWilliam Pankhurst, M, Head, married, age 55, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Martha Pankhurst, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Burwash, Sussex
    Edmund Pankhurst, M, Son, single, age 13, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Scholar
    Frances Pankhurst, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Scholar
    William Trig, M, Lodger, single, age 25, born Guildford, Surrey; occupation: Railway labourer

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