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1851 Ticehurst Census
Reference HO 107/1639: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 2e; Sub-District: Ticehurst; Enumerator: John Adams Jnr
That part of the Parish of Ticehurst which lies between the Highways and Turnpike Roads leading from the Corner House in the Village (in the occupation of Thomas Walter) to the corner of Linden Wood and the North Eastern boundary of the Stonegate Ecclesiastical District to the 8th mile stone on the Wadhurst Road, and from thence to the said corner house in the Village (including Wedds and the Brick Kiln farms).
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

12TicehurstThomas Walters, M, Head, married, age 38, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: Lunatic Asylum servant
    Dinah Walters, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Lewisham, London
    Thomas George Walters, M, Son, single, age 2, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Emma Louisa Walters, F, Daughter, single, age 5M, born Ticehurst, Sussex

12TicehurstJames Peerless, M, Head, married, age 34, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: painter
    Sarah Peerless, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Mary Peerless, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Sarah Elizabeth Peerless, F, Daughter, single, age 1M, born Ticehurst, Sussex

12TicehurstGeorge Waghorne, M, Head, married, age 50, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: Carpenter
    Eliza Waghorne, F, Wife, married, age 21, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    George Waghorne, M, Son, single, age 18, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: Carpenter
    Alfred Blunden, M, Lodger, age 19, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: carpenter's apprentice

12TicehurstDavid Stapley, M, Head, married, age 54, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: shoe maker
    Ellen Stapley, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Goudhurst, Kent
    Thomas Stapley, M, Son, single, age 19, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: shoe maker
    Jemima Kemp, F, Grand-daughter, single, age 5, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    William Hyland, M, Lodger, single, age 48, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: labourer
    William Brown, M, Lodger, single, age 29, born Seal, Kent; occupation: shoe maker

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