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

17No 2, Cottage, Bardown RoadWilliam Willett, M, Head, married, age 40, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: Farm labourer
    Eliza Willett, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Woking, Surrey; occupation: Farm labourer's wife
    William Willett, M, Son, single, age 16, born Lambeth, Surrey; occupation: Farm labourer
    George Willett, M, Son, age 14, born Stockerel, Surrey; occupation: Farm labourer
    Emma Willett, F, Daughter, age 12, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: Scholar
    Julia Willett, F, Daughter, age 3, born Burwash, Sussex
    Catherine Willett, F, Daughter, age 2, born Burwash, Sussex

17No 1, Cottage, Bardown RoadJames Hall, M, Head, widowed, age 55, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriett Hall, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's daughter
    Benjamin Hall, M, Son, age 20, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's son
    William Hall, M, Son, age 14, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's son

17Bardown HouseWilliam A. Crispe, M, Head, married, age 44, born Maidstone, Kent; occupation: farmer of 257 acres employing 7 men, 3 boys and 3 women
    Charlotte Crispe, F, Wife, married, age 43, born Frittenden, Kent; occupation: farmer's wife
    Mary Crispe, F, Daughter, age 3, born Frittenden, Kent
    Harriet Brocket, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Speldhurst, Kent, occupation: general domestic servant

17Bricklehurst CottageAlbert Read, M, Head, married, age 48, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: Farmer of 75 acres employing 1 man
    Jermina Read, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: Farmer's wife
    Mary Barden, F, Niece, single, age 15, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: General domestic servant
    Albert Blackman, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Wadhurst, Sussex, occupation: farmer servant (indoor)

17Bricklehurst HouseEmma C. Wienholt, F, Head, married, age 38, born ...; occupation: Lady
    Jessie Wienholt, F, Daughter, single, age 4, born Henfield, Sussex
    Abra V. Wienholt, F, Daughter, age 7, born Brighton, Sussex
    Mabel H. Wienholt, F, Daughter, age 9, born Brighton, Sussex
    Florence Wienholt, F, Daughter, single, age 11, born Queensland, Australia
    Emma C. Wienholt, F, Daughter, age 12, born Queensland, Australia
    Mary Jane Tribe, F, Servant, single, age 14, born Medhurst, Sussex; occupation: Nursemaid
    Elizabeth Tribe, F, Servant, age 18, born Medhurst, Sussex; occupation: Nurse
    Sarah Hale, F, Servant, single, age 20, born ..., Sussex; occupation: housemaid
    Elizabeth Hale, F, Servant, age 24, born ..., Sussex; occupation: cook
    Jessie Cummins, F, Servant, age 21, born E B..., Cornwall; occupation: governess and private teacher

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