The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Burwash Census
Reference RG12/778: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 7; Sub-District: Burwash; Enumerator: J. H. Fuller
Boundary All that part of the Parish of Burwash which lies to the North of the Turnpike Road from the commencement of the Parish at Court Lodge Farm, to the Boundary Stone marked No 2 of the Ecclesiastical District of St Phillips which lies to the South East of Haltdown Lane through Alder Wood, Pasture Wood, to Furnace Gill Stream, then to the River Rother following that River to Crowhurst Bridge and from thence to Court Lodge Farm
Contents Turzes, Crowhurst Bridge, the Shrubb, part of the Lodge Farm House, Brooks Marle, Mottensden, Firs, Franchise, Brownings, Holton, Woodlands, and Green Farm
The whole in the parliamentary division of Rye
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

1High Street, VillageRichard Barrow, M, Head, single, age 47, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: pub innkeeper
    Mary Barrow, F, Sister-in-law, widowed, age 47, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: housekeeper
    James Barrow, M, Nephew, single, age 19, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: poultry dealer

1Little DawsWilliam Littlemore, M, Head, married, age 57, born Bedford, Bedfordshire; occupation: farmer
    Emily Littlemore, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Burwash, Sussex
    Albena Littlemore, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: domestic assistant in home
    William D Littlemore, M, Son, single, age 17, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer's apprentice
    Augusta E Littlemore, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar

1The Green FarmRichard Relfe, M, Head, married, age 65, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Mary A Relfe, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Etchingham, Sussex
    Ellen Relfe, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: assists in house
    Jessie H E Relfe, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughter

1WitherhurstMary W Parker, F, Head, widowed, age 75, born Stratford, Essex; occupation: living on own means
    John M Parker, M, Son, widowed, age 45, born Halifax, Yorkshire; occupation: farmer
    Mary E Parker, F, Daughter, single, age 43, born Halifax, Yorkshire; occupation: housekeeper
    E Frida M Parker, F, Granddaughter, single, age 8, born USA; occupation: scholar
    Helen Heasman, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant

1WaterhousesStephen Pope, M, Head, widowed, age 79, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Roadman
    Elizabeth Pope, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Housekeeper

1Hillside CottagesAlfred Braban, M, Head, married, age 22, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
    Florice A Braban, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex

1Hillside CottagesJames Pennells, M, Head, married, age 63, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Stone digger
    Mary A Pennells, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Burwash, Sussex
    Harriett S Pennells, F, Daughter, single, age 32, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: General domestic servant
    Percy C Pennells, M, Son, single, age 1, born Burwash, Sussex

1Hillside CottagesLeonard Blackman, M, Head, married, age 42, born Wadhurst, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
    Mary A Blackman, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Dannie Blackman, M, Son, single, age 9, born Wadhurst, Sussex, occupation: scholar
    Lizzy Blackman, F, Daughter, age 7, born Wadhurst, Sussex, occupation: scholar
    Annie Blackman, F, Daughter, age 6, born Wadhurst, Sussex, occupation: scholar
    Rose Blackman, F, Daughter, age 5, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    George H Blackman, M, Son, age 1, born Etchingham, Sussex

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