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

24Wellington Row, Buxted BridgeWilliam Henry Smith, M, Head, married, age 37, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
    Kate Smith, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Framfield, Sussex
    Thomas Henry Smith, M, Son, single, age 14, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
    Albert Smith, M, Son, single, age 13, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Celia Elizabeth Smith, F, Daughter, age 5 months, born Buxted, Sussex
    Albert Hazelden, M, Stepson, age 3, born Buxted, Sussex
    William John Smith, M, Father, widowed, age 67, born Ipswich, Suffolk; occupation: general labourer

24White Hart, Buxted BridgeGeorge Starr, M, Head, married, age 46, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: publican
    Julia Eliza Starr, F, Wife, married, age 39, born Barnes, Hertfordshire
    Spencer Taylor, M, Servant, single, age 20, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: stableman
    Minnie Markwick, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

24Buxted StreetJohn Goodman, M, Head, single, age 32, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation: gamekeeper

24Station Cottage, Buxted StationWilliam Unsted, M, Head, married, age 48, born Wilmington, Sussex; occupation Foreman Platelayer
    Mary Ann Unsted, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Alfriston, Sussex
    Annie Unsted, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born West Firle, Sussex; occupation General Domestic Servant
    Kate Unsted, F, Daughter, age 11, born West Firle, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Frederick Unsted, M, Son, age 9, born West Firle, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Arthur Unsted, M, Son, age 7, born West Firle, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Clarke Unsted, M, Son, age 4, born West Firle, Sussex
    Mary Unsted, F, Daughter, age 1, born West Firle, Sussex

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