The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Buxted Census
Reference RG12/786: Uckfield District; Maresfield Sub-district; Enumeration District No 1
Enumerator: E. Warburton
Comprises that part of the Parish of Buxted from Hempstead Mill to Little Forge Farm bounded by the Mill Stream on the East and taking that part of the House at Little Forge in the Parish of Buxted and taking all Houses that are at the North and North West of the above Mill Stream from Little Forge to Sleeches Farm to Buckreed and Grovehurst from thence across High Hurst Wood to the Grocer's Shop, the Barracks, Nortons Green and following the Road to the Wheelwrights Shop thence to Five Ash Down taking all Houses in Five Ash Down that are in Buxted, Coopers Green and Lephams Bridge then following the Road to Ringles Cross thence to Browns Lane, Keepers Cottage in Wood and also in the Views, the Park House, Hoghouse, School House, Alms Houses, Rectory and Cottage, Sackville Place, the Rocks, Bevenford Farm, Coxbrook and Huggetts.
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

4Mill House, HempsteadJohn Wood, M, Head, married, age 46, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation Miller Journeyman
    Ann Wood, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Crawley, Sussex
    Annie Wood, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Burgess Hill, Sussex
    Herbert Wood, M, Son, single, age 15, born Portslade, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Alfred Wood, M, Son, age 10, born Portslade, Sussex; occupation Scholar
    Walter Wood, M, Son, age 5, born Portslade, Sussex
    Clement Wood, M, Son, age 1, born Brighton, Sussex
    Joseph Shepherd, M, Lodger, married, age 39, born Hornsey, Middlesex; occupation: manager …..
    Mary Ann Shepherd, F, Lodger, married, age 30, born Canada
    Margaret Shepherd, F, Lodger, age 11, born Sydenham, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Ethel Shepherd, F, Lodger, age 10, born Walthamstow, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Ellen Glover, F, Nurse, single, age 41, born Hove, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

4Mill House, HempsteadFrederick Frost, M, Head, married, age 34, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: miller's loader
    Francis Flora Frost, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Albert Frost, M, Son, age 13, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    George Frost, M, Son, age 11, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Frederick Frost, M, Son, age 9, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Mary Ann Frost, F, Daughter, age 7, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Emma Jane Frost, F, Daughter, age 5, born Buxted, Sussex
    Hannah E Frost, F, Daughter, age 3, born Buxted, Sussex

4Ringles Cross LodgeHenry Reed, M, Head, married, age 64, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation Carpenter
    Frances Reed, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Buxted, Sussex

4Ringles Cross LodgeHenry Bishop, M, Head, married, age 52, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Hannah Bishop, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Buxted, Sussex
    James Bishop, M, Son, single, age 16, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: miller apprentice
    Harry Bishop, M, Son, age 14, born Buxted, Sussex
    Minney Bishop, F, Daughter, age 8, born Buxted, Sussex

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