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

16Dale Hill FarmThomas Jarvis, M, Head, married, age 50, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 150 acres employing 9 people
    Anne Jarvis, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Goudhurst, Kent
    Walter Jarvis, M, Son, single, age 19, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Anna Jarvis, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Helen Jarvis, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Charlotte Sawyer, F, Visitor, single, age 20, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Matilda Kemp, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: house servant
    Thomas Baker, M, Servant, single, age 20, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Thomas Colman, M, Servant, single, age 24, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

16Dale Hill CottageH. French, F, Head, widowed, age 48, born Wye, Kent; occupation: annuitant
    M. A. David, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: house servant
    S. Ginger, F, Teacher, single, age 18, born London
    J. Holloway, F, Pupil, single, age 13, born Brightling, Sussex
    J. Sharpe, F, Pupil, single, age 11, born Tonbridge, Kent
    R. E. Merrix, F, Pupil, single, age 10, born Shoreham, Sussex
    M. B. Fordham, F, Pupil, single, age 10, born East Peckham, Kent
    W. Fordham, M, Pupil, single, age 7, born East Peckham, Kent

16Dale HillThomas Woodgate, M, Head, widowed, age 58, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Henry Woodgate, M, Son, single, age 20, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Elizabeth Colwin, F, Housekeeper, single, age 38, born Wadhurst, Sussex

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