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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

38Burwash VillageWalter Lipscomb, M, Head, married, age 36, born Tudeley-cum-Capel, Kent; occupation: railway labourer
    Jane Lipscomb, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Tonbridge, Kent
    William Day, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: railway labourer
    William Roust, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Norfolk; occupation: Railway labourer
    Henry Frome, M, Lodger, single, age 23, born Devon; occupation: railway labourer
    Thomas Jones, M, Lodger, single, age 38, born Kent; occupation: railway labourer
    John Wheeler, M, Lodger, single, age 37, born Kent; occupation: Railway labourer

38Burwash VillageJohn Eyles, M, Head, married, age 43, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Selina Eyles, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Etchingham, Sussex
    John G. Eyles, M, Son, single, age 5, born Burwash, Sussex
    George Eyles, M, Son, single, age 3, born Burwash, Sussex
    Mary A. Eyles, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born Burwash, Sussex
    Frederick Siggs, M, Son-in-law, single, age 12, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: railway labourer
    Nicholas Crowhurst, M, Lodger, single, age 48, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: jobbing labourer

38Burwash VillageWilliam Carter, M, Head, married, age 37, born Buckinghamshire; occupation: railway labourer
    Caroline Carter, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Brenchley, Kent
    Rener Carter, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Bedfordshire; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Carter, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Buckinghamshire; occupation: scholar
    Joseph Carter, M, Son, single, age 8, born Buckinghamshire; occupation: scholar

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