The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Buxted Census
Reference RG12/786: Uckfield District; Maresfield Sub-district; Enumeration District No 1
Enumerator: George Carr
Commencing on the road leading to Buxted Wood thence to Redbrook following the Stream, West crossing the Hodges Turnpike Road taking all the Houses West of the of the Turnpike Road, then to High Common, Shepherds Hill, Lowlands, Firelocks, Bailey Pitte, Itchingwood and Tanyard to the Mill Stream following that to Buxted Bridge taking all the Houses both sides of the road Buxted Street and New Road, Tanyard Lane to Grocer's Shop, Pound Green, Popes Wood, High Common, Potters Green, 1/2 Anchor Hill, Railway Station and Cottage, Totease Farm House and St Margarets House.
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

4High CommonStephen Brooman, M, Head, married, age 58, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Sarah Ann Brooman, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Buxted, Sussex
    Charles Harmer, M, Lodger, widowed, age 58, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Samuel Mudgridge, M, Father-in-law, widowed, age 77, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation Farm Labourer

4Shepherds HillCharles Tyler, M, Head, married, age 56, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation Blacksmith
    Frances Tyler, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Waldron, Sussex
    Mary Ann Ridge, F, Sister-in-law, age 57, born Waldron, Sussex
    Nelson William Holmden Chandler, M, Nurse Child, age 6, born Framfield, Sussex

4FirelocksGeorge Wren, M, Head, married, age 54, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Frances Wren, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Framfield, Sussex
    Emma Wren, F, Daughter, age 19, born Buxted, Sussex

4LowlandsCharles David Henry Bishop, M, Head, married, age 25, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: carter
    Emma Bishop, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Buxted, Sussex
    Sidney George Edmund Bishop, M, Son, age 1, born Buxted, Sussex
    William Nelson Bishop, M, Son, age 2 months, born Buxted, Sussex

4LowlandsGeorge Bishop, M, Head, married, age 32, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: chicken fatter
    Ellen Bishop, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Buxted, Sussex
    Annie Bishop, F, Daughter, age 4, born Framfield, Sussex
    Mary Bishop, F, Daughter, age 2, born Framfield, Sussex
    Mary Bishop, F, Mother, widowed, age 74, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Alfred Holding, M, Servant, single, age 13, born Framfield, Sussex

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