The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1851 Heathfield Census
Reference RG 107/1638: Hailsham District; Hellingly Subdistrict; Heathfield Enumeration District No 5a
All that part of the Parish of Heathfield which lies Northwest of the Turnpike Road leading from Cross-in-hand to Burwash as far as Swife Gate and West of the Road leading from thence past Bignoll to the Boundary of the Parish, [including Streetend and Broomham].
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
Sheet    Place    Census entry

403Players CottagePhilip Tassell, M, Head, married, age 44, born Ulcomb, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Margaret Tassell, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Smarden, Kent
    Sophia Tassell, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Headcorn, Kent
    Daniel Tassell, M, Son, single, age 12, born Headcorn, Kent
    Amelia Tassell, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Headcorn, Kent
    Edmund Tassell, M, Son, single, age 1, born Heathfield, Sussex

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