The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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.
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]

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Sheet    Place    Census entry

9Union StreetRichard Waters, M, Head, married, age 49, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Sarah Waters, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Flimwell, Sussex; occupation: Washerwoman
    Harriett Waters, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Flimwell, Sussex; occupation: General domestic servant
    Angelina Waters, F, Daughter, age 12, born Flimwell, Sussex; occupation: Scholar
    Albert W. Waters, M, Son, age 7, born Flimwell, Sussex; occupation: Scholar

9Union StreetElizabeth Forward, F, Head, widowed, age 78, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Robert Peat, M, Grandson, single, age 15, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar

9Union StreetGeorge Powell, M, Head, married, age 80, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Elizabeth Powell, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Stopham, Sussex; occupation: Former Laundress

9Union StreetEbenezer Barfoot, M, Head, married, age 29, born Flimwell, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Jemima Barfoot, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Annie Barfoot, F, Daughter, age 4, born Flimwell, Sussex
    Albert Barfoot, M, Son, age 3, born Flimwell, Sussex
    William T. Barfoot, M, Son, age 9 m, born Flimwell, Sussex

9Union StreetMary Peat, F, Head, widowed, age 66, born Didcott, Berkshire; occupation: Baptist
    Ann Peat, F, Daughter, single, age 51, born Westcott, Berkshire; occupation: No occupation

9Union StreetHarriett Golding, F, Head, single, age 62, born Flimwell, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    William Pearless, M, Lodger, widowed, age 70, born West Wickham, Kent; occupation: carpenter

9Union StreetWilliam Sands, M, Head, married, age 36, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: carrier
    Caroline Sands, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Goudhurst, Kent

9Union StreetRichard Bridgland, M, Head, married, age 35, born Goudhurst, Kent, occupation: gardener
    Mary Bridgland, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Thomas Forward, M, Widower, age 51, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: gardener

9Union StreetEliza Puxty, F, Head, widowed, age 61, born Burwash, Sussex
    John B. Puxty, M, Son, single, age 21, born Flimwell, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker
    Henry W. Bailey, M, Son In Law, married, age 26, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Alice Bailey, F, Daughter, married, age 18, born Flimwell, Sussex
    Eliza Bailey, F, Granddaughter, age 3 m, born Flimwell, Sussex

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