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

16New RoadNaomi Herriott, F, Head, widowed, age 55, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: living on own means

16New RoadAnsley Pursglove, F, Head, widowed, age 72, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Farmer
    James Cole, M, Uncle, widowed, age 94, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation Retired Farm Bailiff
    Alice Muddle, F, Housekeeper, widowed, age 52, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    Alice Phipps, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Tovil, Kent; occupation General Domestic Servant

16New RoadStephen Divall, M, Head, married, age 44, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Ellen Divall, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Lewes, Sussex
    Rosa Marye Divall, F, Daughter, age 8, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Stephen Divall, M, Son, age 6, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholar

16New RoadCaroline Green, F, Head, widowed, age 48, born Lewes, Sussex; occupation: laundress
    Kate Green, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: housemaid
    Thomas Benjamin Green, M, Son, age 12, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholar

16New RoadWilliam Holmwood, M, Head, married, age 62, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Holmwood, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Buxted, Sussex

16New RoadCharles Ford, M, Head, married, age 81, born Isfield, Sussex; occupation: farm stockman
    Matilda Ford, F, Wife, married, age 72, born Isfield, Sussex; occupation: retired baker and grocer
    Laura Ford, F, Daughter, single, age 41, born Isfield, Sussex

16New RoadGeorge Daws, M, Head, married, age 68, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: roadman
    Caroline Daws, F, Wife, married, age 67, born West Firle, Sussex
    Alfred Watson, M, Lodger, single, age 25, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation Raodman

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