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1881 Ticehurst Census
Reference RG 11/1045: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 1; Sub-District: Ticehurst; Enumerator: William Trickets
All that part of the Parish of Ticehurst which is comprised in the Ecclesiastical District of St Augustines Flimwell and which lies to the North and East of a line drawn from the top of Borzell Hill to the well of the old cottage opposite the Union Workhouse .... ... and from thence to the Northern corner of Ketley Wood at the Northern extremity of the said parish, including all Flimwell, Tuedley, Momm Pumps, .... and Little Borzell Farms except the Ticehurst Union Workhouse.
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  • 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

6Union WorkhousesCharles Tester, M, Inmate, age 11, born Sandhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William Tester, M, Inmate, age 9, born Rolvenden, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Ann Tester, F, Inmate, age 8, born Rolvenden, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Alice Tester, F, Inmate, age 6, born Rolvenden, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ada Tester, F, Inmate, age 5, born Rolvenden, Kent; occupation: scholar
    James Tester, M, Inmate, age 3, born Rye, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Kate Tester, F, Inmate, age 8 m, born Hurst Green, Sussex; occupation: infant
    William Brown, M, Inmate, age 39, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
    Sara Wilson, F, Inmate, single, age 71, born Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales; occupation: Servant
    Hannah Ransley, F, Inmate, single, age 52, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: Servant; handicap: Lunatic
    John Stevens, M, Inmate, single, age 70, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Adelaiede Short, F, Inmate, single, age 9, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ann Gilbert, F, Inmate, single, age 70, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: laundress
    George Moon, M, Inmate, single, age 44, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Charles Pollard, M, Inmate, widowed, age 70, born Monkton, Kent; occupation: Lakes Farmer
    Thomas Botten, M, Inmate, single, age 75, born Frant, Sussex, occupation: crossing sweeper
    Mary Waghorn, F, Inmate, widowed, age 60, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: Servant
    Robert Woodlands, M, Inmate, married, age 68, born St Albans, Hertford; occupation: Carpenter
    Henry Gardener, M, Inmate, single, age 50, born Reading, Berkshire; occupation: bricklayer
    William Harvey, M, Inmate, married, age 43, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Harvey, F, Inmate, married, age 43, born Croyden, Surrey; occupation: laundress
    John Willis, M, Inmate, married, age 31, born Leeds, York; occupation: Porter
    William Jonston, M, Inmate, widowed, age 54, born Southampton, Hampshire; occupation: farm labourer
    William Smith, M, Inmate, single, age 32, born Bristol, Gloucester; occupation: stockyard labourer
    William Clark, M, Inmate, widowed, age 48, born Lympne, Kent, occupation: bricklayer's labourer

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