The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Burwash Census
Reference RG12/778: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 10 & 11; Sub-District: Burwash; Enumerator: Gabriel Jarvis & George Smith
District 10:
Boundary All that part of the Ecclesiastical district of St Phillips which lies to the South West side of the Turnpike Road from the Boundary Stone marked No 2 to Heathfield and from the said stone to Willingford and to the extremity of the Parish on the South West side
Contents All Willingford Lane, Pook Hill, Quayham, West Down, Glaziers Forge, Scotsham, Watkins Down, Great and Little Poundsford, and Cox Mill
The whole in the parliamentary division of Rye

District 11:
Boundary All that part of the Ecclesiastical district of St Phillips which lies to the West and North of the Boundary Stone marked No 2 on the Turnpike Road to Heathfield and from the said stone through Alder Wood, Pasture Wood, and Furnace Gill Stream to the River Rother
Contents The Wheel Inn, Bough Farm, Railway Tavern, Matthews Farm, Burwash House, the Residencies of Lady Holland and Miss Trower, Swingate, Holmshurst, and Holmshurst quarter, Bines, Witherenden Hill, Wood Knowle, Vallencennes and Southover
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

13Lewes RoadRobert Reed, M, Head, married, age 63, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: Carpenter
    Harriett Reed, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Burwash, Sussex
    James Reed, M, Son, single, age 25, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Edith Reed, F, Daughter, single, age 20, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Mother's help
    Charles Reed, M, Son, age 13, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer

13Lewes RoadHenry Mann, M, Head, married, age 46, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary A Mann, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Heathfield, Sussex
    Elizabeth Mann, F, Daughter, single, age 22, born Heathfield, Sussex
    Frederick Mann, M, Son, single, age 15, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: garden labourer
    Thomas Joh Mann, M, Son, age 12, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: houseboy
    Isaac Mann, M, Son, age 10, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Mercy Mann, F, Daughter, age 4, born Burwash, Sussex

13Lewes RoadEdwin Oxford, M, Head, married, age 35, born Brierly Hill, Staffordshire; occupation: Certificated schoolmaster
    Emily K Oxford, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Beeston, Nottinghamshire; occupation: Certificated schoolmistress
    Helen May Oxford, F, Daughter, age 5, born Little Eaton, Derbyshire; occupation: Scholar
    Edwin L Oxford, M, Son, age 3, born Little Eaton, Derbyshire; occupation: Scholar
    Gwendolyn A Oxford, F, Daughter, age 1, born Little Eaton, Derbyshire
    Emily Gamm, F, Boarder, single, age 26, born Stondon Massey, Essex; occupation: assistant schoolmistress
    Emily Baker, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Robertsbridge, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

13Lewes RoadJohn Hyland, M, Head, married, age 61, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer
    Sarah Hyland, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Burwash, Sussex
    Alice May Waterhouse, F, Niece, single, age 17, born Brasted, Kent
    Edward Parson, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: General domestic servant

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