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

15New RoadAbraham Wratten, M, Head, married, age 41, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation Parish Clerk and Gardener
    Drusilla Wratten, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Fletching, Sussex
    Agnes Wratten, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Caroline Wratten, F, Daughter, age 10, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Abraham H Wratten, M, Son, age 9, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Chase Miller, M, Son-in-law, married, age 20, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation Bricklayer's Labourer
    Elizabeth Grace Miller, F, Daughter , married, age 18, born Barcombe, Sussex
    Arthur William Miller, F, Granddaughter, age 4 months, born Buxted, Sussex

15New RoadAmos Hazelden, M, Head, married, age 60, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Ann Hazelden, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Buxted, Sussex
    William Hazelden, M, Son, single, age 17, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: garden labourer
    Henry Eli Hazelden, M, Son, age 14, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: garden labourer
    Edward Hazelden, M, Son, age 12, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholar

15New RoadCharles Trill, M, Head, married, age 26, born West Firle, Sussex; occupation Farm Labourer
    Louisa Trill, F, Wife, married, age 21, born West Firle, Sussex
    Charles Trill, M, Son, age 2 months, born West Firle, Sussex

15New RoadJesse Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: stockman
    Mary Hemsley, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Buxted, Sussex
    Luther Hemsley, M, Son, age 2, born Buxted, Sussex
    Flora Hemsley, F, Daughter, age 7 months, born Buxted, Sussex

15New RoadSamuel Pursglove, M, Head, married, age 44, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Butcher
    Mary Pursglove, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Waldron, Sussex

15New RoadEmma Newnham, F, Head, widowed, age 42, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: machinist
    John Stan Newnham, M, Son, single, age 16, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Caleb Hensley Newnham, M, Son, age 14, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    George William Newnham, M, Son, age 12, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Albert Newnham, M, Son, age 9, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Joseph Porter, M, Lodger, single, age 32, born Barnet, Herefordshire; occupation Engineer

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