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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

26Burwash VillageAnn M. Lansdell, F, Head, single, age 35, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
    Mary Lansdell, F, Sister, single, age 28, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
    Catherine Lansdell, F, Sister, single, age 26, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
    Hannah Baker, F, Visitor, widowed, age 74, born Northiam, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
    Harriet Freeman, F, Visitor, single, age 27, born London; occupation: annuitant
    Sarah A. Hawkins, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: house servant

26Burwash VillageThomas Lidbetter, M, Head, married, age 55, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: gingerbread baker
    Sarah Lidbetter, F, Wife, married, age 51, born Ticehurst, Sussex

26Burwash VillageThomas Willard, M, Head, married, age 31, born Whatlington, Sussex; occupation: Groom
    Naomi Willard, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Wartling, Sussex

26Burwash VillageRobert Cottington, M, Head, married, age 69, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's journeyman
    Ann Cottington, F, Wife, married, age 63, born Burwash, Sussex

26Burwash VillageHannah Sutton, F, Head, widowed, age 87, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: annuitant
    Mary Shadwell, F, Visitor, single, age 13, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: companion

26Burwash VillageSamuel Watson, M, Head, married, age 76, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Elizabeth Watson, F, Wife, married, age 75, born Burwash, Sussex
    Mary Manwaring, F, Daughter, widowed, age 54, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Charwoman

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