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

6Tanyard FarmWilliam Wilmshurst, M, Head, married, age 34, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Miller and Farmer
    Sarah Jane Wilmshurst, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Buxted, Sussex
    William Alfred Wilmshurst, M, Son, age 4, born Buxted, Sussex
    Arthur Cecie Wilmshurst, M, Son, age 2, born Buxted, Sussex
    Annie Edith Wilmshurst, F, Daughter, age 7 months, born Buxted, Sussex
    Lavinia Jane Eade, F, Niece, single, age 23, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant
    Emily Jane Allen, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant
    Hezekiah Hartfield, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servant
    Frederick French, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm servant

6Bailey PittsJoseph French, M, Head, married, age 36, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Agnes French, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Buxted, Sussex
    Agnes French, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Buxted, Sussex
    Alice French, F, Daughter, age 11, born Buxted, Sussex
    Emma French, F, Daughter, age 9, born Buxted, Sussex
    Minnie French, F, Daughter, age 6, born Buxted, Sussex
    William French, M, Son, age 5, born Buxted, Sussex
    Ernest French, M, Son, age 4, born Buxted, Sussex
    Flora French, F, Daughter, age 1, born Buxted, Sussex
    Albert French, M, Son, age 3 months, born Buxted, Sussex

6Potters GreenChristopher Leeves, M, Head, widowed, age 58, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: famer
    William Leeves, M, Son, single, age 29, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son
    Emma Leeves, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    Lois Leeves, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Buxted, Sussex

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