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

3Firs CottagesMary Sullivan, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born Ireland; occupation: housekeeper
    Margaret Sullivan, F, Daughter, single, age 32, born Middlesex, London; occupation: schoolmistress

3Firs CottagesHenry Sudds, M, Head, married, age 28, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Mary W Sudds, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Whitby, Northumberland
    William J Sudds, M, Son, single, age 4, born Burwash, Sussex
    Eleanor P Sudds, F, Daughter, age 2, born Burwash, Sussex
    Alice H Harrison, F, Visitor, single, age 21, born Whitley, Yorkshire; occupation: cook

3Halton HouseJohn W Watson, M, Head, married, age 41, born Woodhorn, Northumberland; occupation: Solicitor
    Constance L Watson, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Auckland, Durham
    George H Watson, M, Son, single, age 4, born Burwash, Sussex
    William G Watson, M, Son, single, age 2, born Burwash, Sussex
    Robert S Watson, M, Son, single, age 1, born Burwash, Sussex
    Mary Ambrose, F, Servant, single, age 37, born Wilton, Scotland; occupation: head nurse
    Elizabeth M Sinca, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Wilton, Wiltshire; occupation: under nurse
    Elizabeth A Foord, F, Servant, single, age 31, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: cook
    Emily Brook, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: housemaid

3HaltonRichard Waddell, M, Head, married, age 71, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Jane Waddell, F, Wife, married, age 78, born Burwash, Sussex
    Philedephid Dadswell, F, Servant, widowed, age 62, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Housekeeper

3HaltonRobert Braban, M, Head, married, age 26, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
    Caroline Braban, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Burwash, Sussex
    Robert Braban, M, Son, single, age 5, born Burwash, Sussex
    Jesse Braban, M, Son, single, age 3, born Burwash, Sussex
    Amy C Braban, F, Daughter, age 10m, born Burwash, Sussex

3The PresbyteryJohn Cooney, M, Head, single, age 30, born Ireland; occupation: roman catholic priest
    Emily Gater, F, Servant, widowed, age 58, born Little Chart, Kent; occupation: housekeeper
    Jane Waters, F, Servant, single, age 37, born Ashford, Kent; occupation: Housemaid
    Johan V Brink, F, Boarder, single, age 19, born Holland, occupation: living on own means

3The PresbyteryJohn Bridges, M, Head, widowed, age 74, born Pembury, Kent, occupation: gardener
    Alice Sweetman, F, Niece, single, age 19, born Paddock Wood, Kent, occupation: housekeeper

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