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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

28Ham Lane, Burwash VillageWilliam Clark, M, Head, married, age 68, born Wartling, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Clark, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Chiddingly, Sussex
    Charles Coward, M, Lodger, married, age 31, born Derbyshire; occupation: railway labourer
    Maria Coward, F, Lodger's wife, married, age 40, born Tandridge, Surrey; occupation: railway labourer's wife

28Ham Lane, Burwash VillageLucy Hilder, F, Head, widowed, age 53, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: pauper
    John Hilder, M, Son, married, age 33, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann Hilder, F, Daughter-in-law, married, age 32, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's wife
    Matilda Hilder, F, Grand-daughter, single, age 11, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Ann Hilder, F, Grand-daughter, single, age 10, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Henry Hilder, M, Grand-son, single, age 5, born Burwash, Sussex
    William Hilder, M, Grand-son, single, age 10M, born Burwash, Sussex

28Ham's PlaceFannyfred Snashall, F, Head, widowed, age 71, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: pauper
    James Snashall, M, Son, single, age 27, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

28Rose &Amp; Crown Inn, Ham LaneGeorge Carey, M, Head, married, age 30, born Ninfield, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper
    Sarah J. Carey, F, Wife, married, age 19, born Burwash, Sussex
    Sarah J. Carey, F, Daughter, single, age 2M, born Burwash, Sussex
    Eliza Ford, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: house servant

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