The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
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Historical records

6th Jun 1841CensusRuel Russell, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourerReuben RussellShrub House1841 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Hannah Russell, F, [Wife], age 50 to 54, born SussexHannah Russell [Mepham]
Frances Russell, F, [Daughter], age 15 to 19, born SussexFrances Russell
William Russell, M, [Son], age 11, born SussexWilliam Russell
Eliza Russell, F, [Daughter], age 6, born SussexEliza Russell
Amos Russell, M, [Son], age 3, born SussexAmos Russell

6th Jun 1841CensusHenry Head, M, Head, age 45 to 49, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Head, farm labourerShrub House1841 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Frances Head, F, [Wife], age 40 to 44, born SussexFrances Head
Henry Head, M, [Son], age 15 to 19, born SussexHenry Head
Thomas Head, M, [Son], age 6, born SussexThomas Head
Robert Head, M, [Son], age 2, born SussexRobert Head
Richard Head, M, [Son], age 4 months, born SussexRichard Head

30th Mar 1851CensusGeorge Hyland, M, Head, married, age 37, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerGeorge Hyland, farm labourerShrub1851 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Sarah Hyland, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Pembury, KentSarah Hyland
Mary D. Hyland, F, Daughter, single, age 2, born Burwash, SussexMary D. Hyland
Sophia Hyland, F, Daughter, single, age 2M, born Burwash, SussexSophia Hyland
Samuel Hunt, M, Lodger, single, age 35, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: no occupationSamuel Hunt

30th Mar 1851CensusHenry Head, M, Head, married, age 58, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerHenry Head, farm labourerShrub1851 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Frances Head, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Burwash, SussexFrances Head
Robert Head, M, Son, single, age 12, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerRobert Head
Richard Head, M, Son, single, age 10, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: at homeRichard Head

30th Mar 1851CensusRobert Blackford, M, Head, married, age 45, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourerRobert BlackfordShrub1851 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Ann Blackford, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Burwash, SussexAnn Blackford [Hicks]
William Blackford, M, Son, single, age 17, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourerWilliam Blackford
Robert Blackford, M, Son, single, age 15, born Burwash, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer, handicap: deafRobert Blackford
George Blackford, M, Son, single, age 13, born Mayfield, Sussex, occupation: farm labourerGeorge Blackford
Thomas Blackford, M, Son, single, age 11, born Mayfield, Sussex, occupation: scholarThomas Blackford
Rebecca Blackford, F, Daughter, single, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex, occupation: scholarRebecca Blackford
David Blackford, M, Son, single, age 5, born Burwash, SussexDavid Blackford
Job Blackford, M, Son, single, age 2, born Burwash, SussexJob Blackford
George Young, M, Lodger, single, age 25, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: Railway labourerGeorge Young
Thomas Smith, M, Lodger, single, age 27; occupation: railway labourerThomas Smith

3rd Apr 1881CensusWilliam Pope, M, Head, married, age 57, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm Labourer (Carter)William PopeThe Shrub Cottages1881 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Phoebe Pope, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Mayfield, SussexPhoebe Pope
Henry Pope, M, Son, single, age 20, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm LabourerHenry Pope

3rd Apr 1881CensusOwen Blunt, M, Head, married, age 29, born Dover, Kent, occupation: farm labourerOwen Blunt, farm labourerThe Shrub Cottages1881 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Sarah J. Blunt, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Colyten, DevonSarah J. Blunt

3rd Apr 1881CensusGeorge Keeley, M, Head, married, age 68, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: brickmakerGeorge Keeley, brickmakerThe Shrub Cottages, Crowhurst Bridge Road1881 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Sophia D. Keeley, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Salehurst, SussexSophia D. Keeley
Henry Keeley, M, Son, single, age 23, born Etchingham, SussexHenry Keeley

3rd Apr 1881CensusMiles Simpson, M, Head, married, age 66, born Skelton, York; occupation: retired silk manufacturerMiles Simpson, retired silk manufacturerThe Shrub House1881 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Caroline Simpson, F, Wife, married, age 68, born St Bartholomew, MiddlesexCaroline Simpson
William Simpson, M, Son, married, age 43, born Falstone, Middlesex; occupation: agent unemployedWilliam Simpson
Caroline W. Simpson, F, Daughter, single, age 39, born Smithfield, MiddlesexCaroline W. Simpson
Rose Akehurst, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: general servantRose Elizabeth Akehurst

1882Directory entrySimpson Miles, Shrub houseShrub houseKelly's Directory

5th Apr 1891CensusHenry Sonter, M, Head, married, age 22, born Beckley, Kent; occupation: farm labourerHenry Sonter, farm labourerShrubb Cottages1891 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Hannah Sonter, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Mayfield, SussexHannah Sonter

5th Apr 1891CensusEmily Coleman, F, Head, widowed, age 60, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: charwomanEmily ColmanShrubb Cottages1891 Census
Burwash, Sussex
James Coleman, M, Son, single, age 22, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerJames Colman
Alice Coleman, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantAlice Colman
Thomas Marchant, M, Boarder, single, age 35, born Brightling, Sussex; occupation: farm labourerThomas Marchant

5th Apr 1891CensusGeorge Keeley, M, Head, married, age 80, born Dicker, Sussex; occupation: brick makerGeorge Keeley, brick makerShrubb Cottages1891 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Sophia Keeley, F, Wife, married, age 79, born Salehurst, SussexSophia Keeley

5th Apr 1891CensusJoseph Shield, M, Head, married, age 47, born Matterdale, Cumberland; occupation: farmerJoseph Shield, farmerShrubbs1891 Census
Burwash, Sussex
Jana Shield, F, Wife, married, age 46, born ScotlandJana Shield
Thomas Shield, M, Nephew, single, age 26, born Matterdale, Cumberland; occupation: farmer's assistantThomas Shield
Ellen Drover, M, Servant, single, age 24, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servantEllen Drover

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