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Books and other documents
PublishedTitle, author and references
1869Burwash by Charles Francis Trower, Esq., M.A. ⇒ p. 112

Historical records

c 1724Mayfield, Sussex - c 1724Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1724 by Richard BudgenHomeshurst

c 1795Bibleham, Sussex - c 1795Part of the 1 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1795 by William Gardner and Thomas GreamHolmshurst Farm

6th Jun 1841CensusJoseph Mepham, M, Head, age 90 to 94, born Sussex; occupation: independentJoseph Mepham, independentHolmshurst1841 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Sarah Mepham, F, [Wife], age 80 to 84, born SussexSarah Mepham [Reeves]
Ann Mepham, F, [Daughter-in-law], age 50 to 54, born SussexAnn Mepham [Harmer]
Amelia Mepham, F, [Grand-daughter], age 30 to 34, born SussexAmelia Mepham
Joel Mepham, M, [Grand-son], age 25 to 29, born Sussex; occupation: farmerJoel Mepham
Sarah Mepham, F, [Grand-daughter], age 25 to 29, born SussexSarah Mepham
Eleanor Buckland, F, age 14, born SussexEleanor Buckland
Harriet Hayward, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantHarriet Hayward
Sophia Harmer, F, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation: servantSophia Harmer
Mary Jenner, F, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: servantMary Jenner

6th Jun 1841CensusJames Wells, M, Head, age 65 to 69, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerJames WellsHolmshurst1841 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Elizabeth Wells, F, [Wife], age 60 to 64, born SussexElizabeth Wells
Alfred Wells, M, [Son], age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerAlfred Wells

30th Mar 1851CensusLevi Mepham, M, Head, married, age 30, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer, 181 acres, employing 1 man indoors and 7 men outdoorsLevi Mepham, farmerHolmeshurst House1851 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Sharlotte H. Mepham, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Rotherfield, SussexCharlotte Hider Mepham [Taylor]
Sharlotte A. Mepham, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterCharlotte Amelia Hobbs [Mepham]
Eliza M. Mepham, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farmer's daughterEliza M. Mepham
Sophia Harmer, F, Visitor, single, age 49, born Ticehurst, SussexSophia Harmer
Ann Martin, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: house servantThomasin Ann Martin
Sarah Sinden, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: nurseSarah Sinden
Thomas Pankhurst, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourerThomas Pankhurst

30th Mar 1851CensusJohn Blackford, M, Head, married, age 35, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourerJohn Blackford, farm labourerHolmeshurst, Turnpike Road1851 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Meriah Blackford, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Dallington, SussexMeriah Blackford
Albert Blackford, M, Son, single, age 7, born Brightling, SussexAlbert Blackford
James Blackford, M, Son, single, age 4, born Burwash, SussexJames Blackford
Sarah A. Blackford, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Burwash, SussexSarah A. Blackford
John Blackford, M, Son, single, age 1, born Burwash, SussexJohn Blackford

30th Mar 1851CensusDavid Collins, M, Head, married, age 42, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerDavid Collins, farm labourerHolmeshurst, Turnpike Road1851 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Elizabeth Collins, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Mayfield, SussexElizabeth Collins
Eliza Collins, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Heathfield, SussexEliza Collins
Jesse Collins, M, Son, single, age 11, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholarJesse Collins
Mary Collins, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarMary Collins
Alfred Collins, M, Son, single, age 6, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlfred Collins
Harriet Collins, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Burwash, SussexHarriet Collins

30th Mar 1851CensusJames Wells, M, Head, married, age 76, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourerJames WellsHolmeshurst, Turnpike Road1851 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Elizabeth Wells, F, Wife, married, age 71, born Mayfield, SussexElizabeth Wells

30th Mar 1851CensusThomas Ellis, M, Head, married, age 39, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Ellis, farm labourerHolmeshurst, Turnpike Road1851 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Elizabeth Ellis, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: straw bonnet makerElizabeth Ellis
George Ellis, M, Son, single, age 12, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Ellis
Naomi Ellis, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholarNaomi Ellis
James Sawyer, M, Lodger, single, age 37, born Kent; occupation: farm labourerJames Sawyer
James Pope, M, Lodger, single, age 26, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourerJames Pope

30th Mar 1851CensusGeorge Ellis, M, Head, married, age 62, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Ellis, farm labourerHolmeshurst, Turnpike Road1851 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Sarah Ellis, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Mountfield, SussexSarah Ellis [Carter]

30th Mar 1851CensusJoseph Hartfield, M, Head, married, age 34, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJoseph Hartfield, farm labourerHolmeshurst, Turnpike Road1851 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Elizabeth Hartfield, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Burwash, SussexElizabeth Hartfield
Frances Hartfield, F, Daughter, single, age 10, born Burwash, SussexFrances Elizabeth Hartfield
Mary A. Hartfield, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Burwash, SussexMary Ann Hartfield
Joseph Hartfield, M, Son, single, age 4, born Burwash, SussexJoseph Hartfield
Martha Hartfield, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born Burwash, SussexMartha Hartfield
Edward Hartfield, M, Nephew, single, age 11, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarEdward Hartfield

1869HolmeshurstHolmeshurstTrower's Burwash

c 1875Broadhurst, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyHolmshurst

3rd Apr 1881CensusJoseph Catt, M, Head, married, age 72, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: farmer (out of farm)Joseph Catt, farmerHolmshurst Lodge1881 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Susan Catt, F, Wife, married, age 74, born Tenterden, KentSusan Catt
Susan Fryman Catt, F, Daughter, single, age 42, born Tenterden, KentSusan Fryman Catt
Martha Blinks, F, Sister-in-law, single, age 65, born Tenterden, KentMartha Blinks

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames D. Roberts, M, Head, single, age 42, born Scotland; occupation: Farming 290 Acre employing 9 men & 5 boysJames D. RobertsHolmshurst House1881 Census
Burwash, Sussex

3rd Apr 1881CensusMary Ann Reeves, F, Head, widowed, age 36, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: HousekeeperMary Ann ReevesHolmshurst House1881 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Grace M. E. Reeves, F, Daughter, age 15, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Housekeepers Assistant (Domestic)Grace M. E. Reeves
John Agustus Reeves, M, Son, age 9, born Burwash, SussexJohn Agustus Reeves
Ann Reeves, F, Daughter, age 5, born Maidstone, KentAnn Reeves
Otho Duncan Reeves, M, Son, age 2, born Burwash, SussexOtho Duncan Reeves
Kate Rogers, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: general servantKate Rogers

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Clout, M, Head, married, age 54, born Langley Heath, Kent; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Clout, farm labourerHolmshurst Cottage1881 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Ann Clout, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Warbleton, SussexAnn Clout

3rd Apr 1881CensusAlfred Wells, M, Head, married, age 35, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: GardenerAlfred WellsHolmshurst Cottage1881 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Eliza Wells, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Burwash, SussexEliza Wells
Jane Wells, F, Daughter, age 2, born Burwash, SussexJane Wells

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames C. Oliver, M, Head, married, age 31, born High Ongar, Essex; occupation: DairymanJames C. OliverHolmshurst Cottage1881 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Eliza Oliver, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Burwash, SussexEliza Oliver
Hannah Oliver, F, Daughter, age 4, born Burwash, SussexHannah Oliver
Esther Oliver, F, Daughter, age 1, born Burwash, SussexEsther Oliver

3rd Apr 1881CensusJames Bryant, M, Head, married, age 39, born Brede, Sussex; occupation: dairymanJames Bryant, dairymanHolmshurst Cottage1881 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Ann Bryant, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Brede, SussexAnn Bryant
Hannah Bryant, F, Daughter, age 10, born Northiam, Sussex; occupation: scholarHannah Bryant
George Bryant, M, Son, age 8, born Northiam, Sussex; occupation: scholarGeorge Bryant
Thomas Bryant, M, Son, age 5, born Northiam, SussexThomas Bryant
Ann Bryant, F, Daughter, age 4, born Brightling, SussexAnn Bryant
Albert Bryant, M, Son, age 2, born Brightling, SussexAlbert Bryant
David Bryant, M, Son, age 5 m, born Burwash, SussexDavid Bryant

1882Directory entryRoberts James Duncan, farmer & hop grower, HolmshurstHolmshurstKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusThomas Jas Allen, M, Head, married, age 46, born Birmingham, Warwickshire; occupation: living on own meansThomas James Allen, living on own meansHolmshurst1891 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Emma Allen, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Burnham Market, NorfolkEmma Allen
Rosina Allen, F, Daughter, single, age 44, born Birmingham, WarwickshireRosina Allen
Winifred J Allen, F, Daughter, single, age 57, born Birmingham, WarwickshireWinifred J Allen
Kate Laura Allen, F, Daughter, single, age 36, born Birmingham, WarwickshireKate Laura Allen
Alice King, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantAlice King

5th Apr 1891CensusJames D Roberts, M, Head, married, age 48, born Canada; occupation: FarmerJames D RobertsHolmshurst1891 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Mary Roberts, F, Wife, married, age 40, born CheshireMary Roberts

5th Apr 1891CensusReuben Jarrett, M, Head, married, age 55, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourerReuben Jarret, farm labourerHolmshurst1891 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Emma Jarrett, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Burwash, SussexEmma Jarrett

5th Apr 1891CensusAlfred Blackford, M, Head, married, age 35, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourerAlfred Blackford, farm labourerHolmshurst1891 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Naomi Blackford, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Burwash, SussexNaomi Blackford
Sally Blackford, F, Daughter, age 12, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: scholarSally Blackford
John Wm Blackford, M, Son, age 10, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: scholarJohn Wm Blackford
Annie E Blackford, F, Daughter, age 6, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: scholarAnnie E Blackford
Alfred D Blackford, M, Son, age 2, born Burwash, SussexAlfred D Blackford

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Skinner, M, Head, married, age 44, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: gardenerWilliam Skinner, gardenerHolmshurst1891 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Hannah Skinner, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Buxted, SussexHannah Skinner
George Skinner, M, Son, age 14, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Skinner
Alice Skinner, F, Daughter, age 12, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlice Skinner
Agnes Skinner, F, Daughter, age 10, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarAgnes Skinner
Clara Skinner, F, Daughter, age 8, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: scholarClara Skinner
Ernest Skinner, M, Son, age 5, born Framfield, SussexErnest Skinner
Annie Skinner, F, Daughter, age 3, born Framfield, SussexAnnie Skinner

5th Apr 1891CensusWilliam Relf, M, Head, married, age 29, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerWilliam Thomas Ralf, farm labourerHolmshurst1891 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Agnes Relf, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Horsham, SussexAgnes Elisabeth Relf [Woodhurst]
Elizabeth Relf, F, Daughter, age 9, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholarElizabeth Relf
Fanny Relf, F, Daughter, age 8, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholarFanny Relf
Carrie Relf, F, Daughter, age 2, born Burwash, SussexCarrie Relf

5th Apr 1891CensusJames Isted, M, Head, married, age 36, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: under gardenerJames Isted, under gardenerHolmshurst1891 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Leah J Isted, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Burwash, SussexLeah J Isted
James J Isted, M, Son, age 10, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholarJames J Isted
Eleanor J Isted, F, Daughter, age 7, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholarEleanor J Isted
Mary Ann Isted, F, Daughter, age 3, born Burwash, SussexMary Ann Isted
Kate E Isted, F, Daughter, age 9 months, born Burwash, SussexKate E Isted

5th Apr 1891CensusReuben Pattenden, M, Head, married, age 48, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farmerReubin Pattenden, farm labourerHolmshurst1891 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Jane Pattenden, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Robertsbridge, SussexJane Pattenden [Clapson]
Charles P Pattenden, M, Son, age 22, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer's sonCharles Pattenden
Ellen Pattenden, F, Daughter, age 20, born Ticehurst, SussexEllen Pattenden
Henry Pattenden, M, Son, age 12, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarHenry Pattenden
Alice K Pattenden, F, Daughter, age 7, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarAlice K Pattenden
Frederick Pattenden, M, Son, age 4, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: scholarFrederick Pattenden

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