The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Buxted Census
Reference RG12/786: Uckfield District; Maresfield Sub-district; Enumeration District No 1
Enumerator: E. J. Whitewood
Commencing at the Stream of Water at Red Brook and following the same to the Hodges Turnpike Rd and taking all the houses on Buxted Wood to the East of the same Stream then crossing the Turnpike Rd and following the Parish Rd to Shepherds Hill thence to Pounsley following the boundary of the parish between Buxted and Framfield to Burnthouse thence between Buxted and Mayfield taking the whole of the Wilderness Farm House thence to Buxted Lodge and taking all houses that are on the West of the above boundary between Buxted and Mayfield from Buxted Lodge crossing the Hodges Turnpike Rd and following the Parish Rd down to Buxted Mill stream thence following the Mill stream taking all houses South of the Mill Stream to Red Brook Howbourne and Cottages, 5 Chimneys, Toll Farm, Curtains Hill, Smallberry Hill and Foxhole.
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

6Waste WoodTrayton Thomas, M, Head, married, age 33, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation Farmer
    Mercy Thomas, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Waldron, Sussex
    Stephen Blackford, M, Boarder, single, age 70, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer

6Hole FarmWilliam Daniels, M, Head, single, age 29, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: game keeper
    Sally Ellis Daniels, F, Housekeeper, single, age 40, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper

6Crow PittsObed Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 59, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Mary Ann Hemsley, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Buxted, Sussex
    Luther Hemsley, M, Son, single, age 26, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son
    Albert Hemsley, M, Son, single, age 23, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son
    Obed Hemsley, M, Son, single, age 18, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son
    John Daniel Hemsley, M, Son, age 12, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son
    Annie Godley, F, Servant, age 14, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

6Crow PittsCharles Evans, M, Head, widowed, age 56, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Eliza Cox, F, Servant, widowed, age 62, born Malta; occupation: housekeeper

6Crow PittsCharles Frost, M, Head, married, age 37, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
    Eliza Frost, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Mayfield, Sussex
    George Frost [Bassett], M, Son, age 10, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Percy Frost, M, Son, age 8, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Charles Frost, M, Son, age 6, born Herstmonceux, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Alice Frost, F, Daughter, age 5, born Buxted, Sussex
    Maud Frost, F, Daughter, age 3, born Buxted, Sussex

6Crow PittsReuben Blackford, M, Head, married, age 60, born Buxted, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
    Mercy Blackford, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Brightling, Sussex
    Ernest Burchett, M, Boarder, age 4, born Framfield, Sussex
    Flora Stokes, F, Nurse Child, age 6 months, born Framfield, Sussex

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