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
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  • 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

2ElphicksWilliam Keeley, M, Head, married, age 46, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: brick merchant
    Emily Keeley, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Yalding, Kent
    Ernest Keeley, M, Son, single, age 14, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: brickmaker's apprentice
    Frances Keeley, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: general domestic servant
    Emily Keeley, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Caroline Keeley, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Ramsgate, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Albert Keeley, M, Son, age 6, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Rose Keeley, F, Daughter, age 3, born Burwash, Sussex
    Annie Keeley, F, Daughter, age 1, born Burwash, Sussex

2Cellar Brook CottageJohn Edwards, M, Head, widowed, age 77, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: shepherd
    Amos Jenner, M, Nephew, married, age 58, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
    Elizabeth Jenner, F, Nephew's wife, married, age 54, born Salehurst, Sussex
    Henry Jenner, M, Nephew's son, single, age 22, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Elizabeth Jenner, F, Nephew's daughter, single, age 13, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant
    William Woodroffe, M, Nephew [?], age 12, born Islington, London; occupation: scholar

2HaltonRichard Head, M, Head, married, age 55, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Phillis Head, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Balcombe, Sussex

2HaltonGeorge Eastwood, M, Head, married, age 21, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Elizabeth Eastwood, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Etchingham, Sussex

2HaltonJoseph Mepham, M, Head, single, age 57, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Ann Mepham, F, Wife, single, age 49, born Herstmonceux, Sussex
    Elizabeth Mepham, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: laundress
    Alfred T Reed, M, Nephew, single, age 17, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Charles Hodge, M, Boarder, single, age 37, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

2HaltonHenry Hicks, M, Head, single, age 30, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

2The FirsEllen Howell, F, Head, single, age 52, born Knighton, Isle Of Wight; occupation: housekeeper
    Miriam White, F, Servant, age 33, born Knighton, Isle Of Wight; occupation: Parlourmaid
    Berthe Howell, F, Servant, age 18, born Epsom, Surrey; occupation: housemaid

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