The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 Ticehurst Census
Reference RG 11/1045: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 6; Sub-District: Ticehurst; Enumerator: William Weston
All that part of the Parish of Ticehurst comprising the whole of the Ecclesiastical District of St Peters, Stonegate which lies to the West of a line drawn from the Corner of Linden Wood where tha parishes of Ticehurst and Etchingham unite to the 8 mile stone on the Wadhurst Road to Shores Green and to the extremity of the parish to Witherenden from thence to Crowhurst Bridge and thge aforesaid corner of Linden Wood, including Stonegate Vicarage, Maplesden, Bardown, Witherenden, Hammerden, Barehurst, Battenhurst, Winters, Cottenden, Linden Farms and Ticehurst Railway Station.
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

1LimdenHannah (Widow) Ford, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 28 acres employing 2 men and 1 boy
    Albert Ford, M, Son, single, age 27, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son
    Horace Ford, M, Son, single, age 22, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: wheelwright
    George Fillery, M, Servant, single, age 18, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: farm servant (indoor)

1Limden FarmAlfred Pattenden, M, Head, married, age 47, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
    Caroline Pattenden, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    George H. Pattenden, M, Son, single, age 19, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: wheelwright

1Limden FarmEdward Jitten, M, Head, married, age 27, born Prestbury, Gloucester; occupation: butler
    Mary Ann Jitten, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: butlers wife
    George Jitten, M, Son, age 2, born Prestbury, Gloucester
    Elizabeth Jitten, F, Daughter, age 1, born Prestbury, Gloucester

1Cottage No 7, Mabb's HillJohn Puxty, M, Head, married, age 30, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Ellen Puxty, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Rainham, Kent; occupation: farm labourer's wife
    John Puxty, M, Son, age 4, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    William Puxty, M, Son, age 7 m, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    John Coleman, M, Boarder, single, age 18, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

1Cottage No 8, Mabb's HillHenry Waller, M, Head, married, age 44, born Edmonton, Middlesex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Elizabeth Waller, F, Wife, married, age 30, born Enfield, Middlesex
    Henry Waller, M, Son, age 1, born Edmonton, Middlesex

1Farm HouseFrank H. Stevens, M, Head, married, age 30, born Warbleton, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
    Sarah Ann Stevens, F, Wife, married, age 31, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: bailiff's wife
    Elizabeth Stevens, F, Daughter, age 6, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Albert John Stevens, M, Son, age 13, born Etchingham, Sussex
    William Thos. Stevens, M, Son, age 2, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Fred Hazell, M, Lodger, single, age 26, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

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