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

8Potters GreenSophia Brown, F, Head, widowed, age 33, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: charwoman
    William Brown, M, Son, age 11, born Buxted, Sussex
    Harriett Brown, F, Daughter, age 9, born Buxted, Sussex
    George Brown, M, Son, age 7, born Buxted, Sussex
    Edward Best Brown, M, Son, age 1, born Buxted, Sussex

8Potters GreenTrayton Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 70, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Jane Hemsley, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Withyham, Sussex
    Annie Hemsley, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    Sarah Sturt, F, Sister, widowed, age 83, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: living on own means
    Harriett Parker, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

8Half Anchor Hill, ItchingwoodRichard Paine, M, Head, married, age 51, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
    Hope Charity Paine, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Buxted, Sussex
    John Paine, M, Son, single, age 23, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    George Paine, M, Son, single, age 21, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Jane Paine, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant
    Mary Ann Paine, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar

8Popes WellWilliam Dumbrill, M, Head, married, age 70, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: dealer
    Agnes Dumbrill, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Barcombe, Sussex
    Henry Dumbrill, M, Son, married, age 27, born Bracknell, Berkshire; occupation: general labourer
    Elizabeth Dumbrill, F, Daughter, married, age 25, born Framfield, Sussex
    Mary Dumbrill, F, Daughter-in-law, age 2 months, born Buxted, Sussex

8Hobbs FarmJohn Carey, M, Head, married, age 43, born Chailey, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Ann Carey, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Buxted, Sussex
    George Carey, M, Son, single, age 4, born Buxted, Sussex
    James Carey, M, Son, age 3, born Buxted, Sussex
    Esther Carey, F, Daughter, age 1, born Buxted, Sussex
    Nathaniel Carey, M, Son, age 6 months, born Buxted, Sussex
    Thomas Rogers, M, Cousin, single, age 20, born Buxted, Sussex

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