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

9M…lands FarmJohn Pattenden, M, Head, married, age 29, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Hannah Pattenden, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's wife
    Elizabeth Pattenden, F, Daughter, age 2, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    John Pattenden, M, Son, age 4 m, born Ticehurst, Sussex

9Burhurst CottageCharles Jessie Pilbeam, M, Head, married, age 20, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Mary Pilbeam, F, Wife, married, age 19, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer's wife
    William Pilbeam, M, Son, age 1, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Charles Pilbeam, M, Son, age 1 m, born Burwash, Sussex

9Clayhall CottageRobert Pattenden, M, Head, widowed, age 74, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Minney, F, Lodger, single, age 55, born Limerick, Ireland; occupation: housekeeper

9Burhurst HouseAlfred Austin, M, Head, married, age 50, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 200 acres employing 5 men and 1 boy
    Ann Austin, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Hooe, Sussex; occupation: farmer's wife

9No 2, Cottage, HammerdenWilliam Head, M, Head, married, age 48, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza Head, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's wife
    Eliza Head, F, Daughter, age 14, born Etchingham, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Caroline Head, F, Daughter, age 12, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    George Ashdown, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

9No 1, Cottage, HammerdenCharles Howell, M, Head, married, age 49, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer bailiff
    Harriett Howell, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: bailiffs wife
    Rowland Howell, M, Son, single, age 15, born Heathfield, Sussex
    David Ashdown, M, Son In Law, widowed, age 28, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: unemployed

9No 3, Cottage, HammerdenJames Pope, M, Head, married, age 56, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Ann Pope, F, Wife, married, age 54, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer's wife
    Peter Pope, M, Son, single, age 18, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
    Emily Pope, F, Daughter, age 11, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Scholar
    William Pope, M, Son, age 10, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Scholar
    Robert Pope, M, Son, age 7, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: Scholar

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