The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1851 Ticehurst Census
Reference HO 107/1639: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 2b; Sub-District: Ticehurst; Enumerator: Henry Overy
All that part of the Parish of Ticehurst which lies South and East of the Turnpike Road leading from the corner shop in the Village (in the occupation of Stephen Sawyer) to Hawkhurst to the boundary of the Flimwell Ecclesiastical District at the well of the aforesaid Old Cottage and to the West of the aforesaid boundary to the top of Borzell Hill where the parishes of Ticehurst and Etchingham unite, and to the Southern extremity of the parish to Wards Brook and to the East of the Turnpike Road from Wards Brook to the aforesaid corner shop in the Village (including Pashley House, Gibsread and Singehurst Farms).
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

10SingehurstHenry Overy, M, Head, married, age 30, born St Leonards, Sussex; occupation: Farmer, 222 acres employing 12 people
    Elizabeth M. Overy, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Hawkhurst, Kent
    Henry J D Overy, M, Son, single, age 4, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Elizabeth M J Overy, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Buxted, Sussex
    Frances S. Overy, F, Daughter, single, age 3M, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Harriet Weddle, F, Servant, single, age 26, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: Cook
    Ruth Baldock, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Ticehurst, Sussex, occupation: housemaid
    Hannah Tester, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: nurse
    James Ford, M, Servant, single, age 15, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: house boy

10TicehurstSamuel Vidler, M, Head, widowed, age 51, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Sarah A. Vidler, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Ann Vidler, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Thomas Vidler, M, Son, single, age 14, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Sarah A. Vidler, F, Grand-daughter, single, age 1, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    John Vidler, M, Grand-son, single, age 4M, born Ticehurst, Sussex

10TicehurstWilliam Gallop, M, Head, married, age 34, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza Gallop, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Eliza Gallop, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Harriet Gallop, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Salehurst, Sussex
    Henry Gallop, M, Son, single, age 1, born Ticehurst, Sussex

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