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

17Station RoadCharlie B Harmer, M, Head, married, age 27, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
    Ellen Harmer, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Burwash, Sussex

17HollyhurstSophia Trower, F, Head, single, age 76, born Portman Square, London; occupation: Living on own means
    Elizabeth Bolt, F, Servant, single, age 49, born Weymouth, Dorset, occupation: housekeeper
    Alice Leeves, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: cook
    Mary Pope, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: Housemaid and parlourmaid
    Frances Bourner, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: general domestic servant

17HollyhurstWilliam Dann, M, Head, married, age 44, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: gardener and coachman
    Mary Dann, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Salehurst, Sussex

17HollyhurstGeorge Baldock, M, Head, married, age 52, born Hellingly, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
    Catherine Baldock, F, Daughter, single, age 21, born Heathfield, Sussex

17HollyhurstJohn Geo Pope, M, Head, married, age 33, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Gardener
    Philidelphia Pope, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Burwash, Sussex
    Kate E Pope, F, Daughter, age 9, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Scholar
    Mary Poole, F, Visitor, single, age 22, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: General domestic servant

17OakdownAnne Holland, F, Head, widowed, age 68, born London; occupation: farmer
    Theodosia C Holland, F, Daughter, single, age 38, born Ashburne, Derbyshire
    Edith S Holland, F, Daughter-in-law, age 32, born Madras, India
    William W G Cooper, M, Visitor, married, age 68, born Calcutta, India; occupation: clerk in holy orders
    Elizabeth Harmer, F, Servant, single, age 36, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: cook
    Elizabeth J Cornwall, F, Servant, single, age 28, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: housemaid and parlourmaid
    Elizabeth A Davis, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Portsea, Hampshire; occupation: general domestic servant

17OakdownGeorge Watkins, M, Head, married, age 48, born Eartham, Sussex; occupation: Groom
    Harriett Watkins, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Hove, Sussex; occupation: Laundress
    Annie Watkins, F, Daughter, age 12, born Hove, Sussex; occupation: Scholar

17SwingateRichard Collings, M, Head, widowed, age 74, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

17Station RoadStephen Saunter, M, Head, married, age 30, born Cranbrook, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriet Saunter, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Burwash, Sussex
    George Saunter, M, Son, age 6, born Burwash, Sussex
    Lottie Saunter, F, Daughter, age 3, born Burwash, Sussex
    John Saunter, M, Son, age 5 months, born Burwash, Sussex

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