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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

22London RoadMatilda Colvin, F, Head, widowed, age 50, born Battle, Sussex
    James Colvin, M, Son, single, age 24, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: labourer
    William Colvin, M, Son, age 14, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: labourer
    Daniel Colvin, M, Son, age 11, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar

22London RoadFrank Piper, M, Head, married, age 21, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: Brickmaker's labourer
    Lois Piper, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Elizabeth Piper, F, Daughter, age 2, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Alnice Tupaney, F, Border, single, age 25, born Ticehurst, Sussex

22London RoadEdith Weston, F, Head, married, age 47, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    Josiah E. Weston, M, Son, age 9, born Flimwell, Sussex

22London RoadWilliam H. Leaney, M, Head, married, age 50, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: bondmaster and glazier
    Ellen Leaney, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Arthur M. Leaney, M, Son, single, age 24, born Flimwell, Sussex; occupation: bondmaster
    George E. Leaney, M, Son, age 16, born Flimwell, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant
    Mary F. Leaney, F, Daughter, age 14, born Flimwell, Sussex; occupation: scholar

22BoarsellJohn Oliver, M, Head, married, age 31, born Hawkhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Oliver, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Alice C. Oliver, F, Daughter, age 7, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Henry T. Oliver, M, Son, age 3, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    George Oliver, M, Son, age 3, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Edith E. Oliver, F, Daughter, age 9 m, born Ticehurst, Sussex

22BoarsellThomas Newick, M, Head, married, age 59, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: Farm bailiff
    Mary A. Newick, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Burwash, Sussex
    Eliza M. Newick, F, Daughter, age 16, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Albert G. Newick, M, Son, age 13, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Harry Newick, M, Son, age 10, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: Scholar
    Thomas Newick, M, Grandson, age 2, born Willesborough, Kent

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