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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

11FlimwellThomas Puxtey, M, Head, married, age 29, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    Sarah A. Puxtey, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Mary A. E. Puxtey, F, Daughter, age 6, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Emily B. Puxtey, F, Daughter, age 3; occupation: scholar

11FlimwellHarriett Hemsley, F, Head, widowed, age 49, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
    Harriett Chapman, F, Mother In Law, married, age 68, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: lodger
    Richard Chapman, M, Father In Law, married, age 71, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: lodger
    John C. Hemsley, M, Lodger, single, age 18, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farm labourer

11FlimwellThomas Farley, M, Head, married, age 67, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: labourer
    Margaret Farley, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Etchingham, Sussex

11FlimwellWilliam Mepham, M, Head, married, age 35, born Flimwell, Sussex; occupation: butcher
    Mary Ann Mepham, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Kilndown, Kent
    Emily J. Mepham, F, Daughter, age 11, born Kilndown, Kent; occupation: scholar

11FlimwellHerbert Stanbridge, M, Head, married, age 40, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: wine and spirit merchant
    Mary F. Stanbridge, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Bourne, Kent
    Charlotte M. Calver, F, Mother In Law, widowed, age 76, born Upper Hardres...; occupation: household property

11[Welcome Stranger], FlimwellJoseph Pankhurst, M, Head, married, age 42, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: Grocer and beer seller
    Ellen Pankhurst, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    William Pankhurst, M, Son, single, age 20, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Emily Pankhurst, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Joseph Pankhurst, M, Son, age 8, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: Scholar
    Ellen F. Pankhurst, F, Daughter, age 9 m, born Ticehurst, Sussex

11FlimwellZebulen Harmer, M, Head, married, age 34, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
    Mercy Harmer, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Flimwell, Sussex
    Edith Harmer, F, Daughter, age 4, born Flimwell, Sussex
    Thomas Harmer, M, Son, age 2, born Flimwell, Sussex

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