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

3RedbrookWilliam Tidy, M, Head, married, age 62, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation General Labourer
    Martha Tidy, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Buxted, Sussex

3RedbrookAnnie Rhoda Smith, F, Head, widowed, age 30, born Dover, Kent; occupation: no occupation
    Violet May Smith, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Buxted, Sussex
    Richard Samuel Smith, M, Son, age 18 months, born Buxted, Sussex
    Samuel Smith, M, Son, age 1 month, born Buxted, Sussex

3RedbrookJohn Martin, M, Head, married, age 57, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Caroline Martin, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Alfred Martin, M, Son, single, age 18, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Ellen Martin, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Buxted, Sussex
    Percy Martin, M, Son, single, age 10, born Buxted, Sussex

3Pound GreenRobert Leeves, M, Head, married, age 70, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Sarah Leeves, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Ashford, Kent
    George Leeves, M, Grandson, age 12, born Buxted, Sussex
    Emas Leeves, M, Grandson, age 8, born Buxted, Sussex

3Pound GreenThomas Bradman, M, Head, married, age 31, born London, occupation: grocer
    Jane Ann Bradman, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Stockton, Durham
    George Morton Marchant, M, Apprentice, single, age 15, born Nutley, Sussex; occupation: grocer's assistant

3Popes WoodFrank King, M, Head, married, age 41, born Newdigate, Surrey; occupation: farmer
    Emma King, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Corfe, Dorset
    Emma King, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Rusper, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughter
    Frank King, M, Son, single, age 17, born Rusper, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son
    James King, M, Son, single, age 15, born Rusper, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son
    Florence King, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Framfield, Sussex
    Frederick King, M, Son, single, age 9, born Framfield, Sussex
    William King, M, Son, single, age 5, born Buxted, Sussex
    Thomas Cottington, M, Lodger, single, age 42, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

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