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

22Buxted HotelWilliam Pursglove, M, Head, married, age 47, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation Licensed Victualler
    Emma Pursglove, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation Assistant Surveyor
    Florence Mary Pursglove, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Frant, Sussex
    Walter Samuel Pursglove, M, Son, single, age 18, born Frant, Sussex
    Emma Pursglove, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Frant, Sussex
    Alice Pursglove, F, Daughter, age 14, born Frant, Sussex
    Percy Pursglove, M, Son, age 11, born Frant, Sussex
    Ada Pursglove, F, Daughter, age 10, born Buxted, Sussex
    Mary Lane Skinner, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

22Station House, Buxted StationArthur Igglesden, M, Head, married, age 44, born Dover, Kent; occupation: station master of L.B. & S.E. railway station
    Arne Igglesden, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Lympne, Kent
    Sarah Bourne Igglesden, F, Daughter, age 17, born Peckham, Surrey; occupation: housemaid
    John Bourne Igglesden, M, Son, age 13, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: scholar

22Station CottageJohn Avis, M, Head, married, age 51, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: railway signaller and porter
    Ellen Avis, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Rotherfield, Sussex

22ItchingwooodThomas Burtenshaw, M, Head, married, age 65, born Framfield, Sussex, occupation: carpenter
    Sarah Burtenshaw, F, Wife, married, age 65, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Ann Burtenshaw, F, Granddaughter, single, age 20, born Buxted, Sussex, occupation: general domestic servant

22Totease HouseThomas Errey, M, Head, married, age 64, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: tea dealer and newsagent
    Ann Errey, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Twineham, Sussex
    Charles Errey, M, Son, single, age 25, born East Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: postman
    Florence Errey, F, Daughter, single, age 23, born East Hoathly, Sussex

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