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.
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  • 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

4No 6, Cottenden RoadGeorge Fuller, M, Head, married, age 21, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: railway platelayer
    Jane Fuller, F, Wife, married, age 19, born Burwash, Sussex

4No 5, Cottenden RoadWilliam Hope, M, Head, married, age 27, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriet Hope, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Lamberhurst, Kent
    Lois Hope, F, Daughter, age 5, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    William Hope, M, Son, age 2, born Goudhurst, Kent

4No 4, Cottenden RoadBenjamin Bishop, M, Head, widowed, age 40, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    John Bishop, M, Son, single, age 16, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Lois Bishop, F, Daughter, age 13, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Jane Bishop, F, Daughter, age 9, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Emily Bishop, F, Daughter, age 4, born Wadhurst, Sussex

4No 4, Cottenden RoadJemmina Medhurst, F, Head, age 33, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    David Medhurst, M, Son, age 10, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Ernest Medhurst, M, Son, age 7, born Ardingley, Sussex; occupation: scholar

4Cottenden HouseIsaac Headley, M, Head, married, age 59, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 135 acres employing 6 men and 2 boys
    Philadelphia Headley, F, Wife, married, age 59, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Joseph Headley, M, Son, single, age 15, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer's son

4No 3, Cottenden RoadCharles Latter, M, Head, married, age 35, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriet Latter, F, Wife, married, age 36, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Frank Latter, M, Son, single, age 13, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Ellen Augusta Latter, F, Daughter, age 6, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Sidney Enoch Latter, M, Son, age 4, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar

4No 1, Bines HouseFrances Baker, F, Head, widowed, age 41, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: n/k
    Johnathan Baker, M, Son, single, age 32, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Esther Baker, F, Daughter, age 12, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    James Baker, M, Son, age 8, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    William Baker, M, Son, age 4, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Frederick Baker, M, Son, age 1, born Ticehurst, Sussex

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