The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1861 Frant Census
Reference RG9/573: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 4
Part of the parish of Frant comprising all the Houses and Cottages lying on the North Eastern side of the South Eastern Railway and the boundary stream of the County running from Mr Lemmons Hanbury Gardens to Palmer's Eridge including Bells Yew, Higham, Little Shoesmith, Bentley Mill, Windbridge Lodge, Bayham, ..., Porters Lodge, Sunningly and Benhall Mill.
Enumerator: Christopher Smith
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 ancestry.co.uk
  • 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]
 
Sheet    Place    Census entry
1Frant Railway StationCharles Watson, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rainham, Kent; occupation: station master
1CourtlodgeJohn William Roper, M, Head, married, age 42, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 600 acres employing 23 men and 8 boys
1Frant ForestHenry Manktelow, M, Head, married, age 38, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
1Benhall MillHenry Smith, M, Head, married, age 36, born Ore, Sussex; occupation: miller and farmer of 80 acres employing 5 men and 2 boys
2Benhall CottageTilden Pont, M, Head, married, age 27, born Dallington, Sussex; occupation: miller's grinder
2Benhall CottageJohn Powell, M, Head, married, age 57, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2Bush HouseHarriet Winder, F, Head, married, age 52, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: needle woman
2Bush HouseGeorge Pattenden, M, Head, married, age 34, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2Bush HouseJesse Mollineux, M, Head, married, age 71, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Bush HouseEdward Hawes, M, Head, married, age 50, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: land and cottage proprietor
3Bush HouseJames Mepham, M, Head, married, age 33, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Bush HouseWilliam Molineux, M, Lodger, single, age 35, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Bush HouseGeorge Coe, M, Head, widowed, age 52, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: labourer in woods
3PoundroughWilliam Stevens, M, Head, married, age 33, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3SunninglyEdmond Clark, M, Head, married, age 52, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4SunninglyGeorge Hook, M, Lodger, age 18, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm carter's mate
4SunninglySamson Diplock, M, Head, single, age 27, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4SunninglySamson Diplock, M, Head, single, age 27, born Framfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4Little BayhamFrancis Simpson, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Potterspury, Northamptonshire; occupation: farmer of 500 acres emplying 11 men and 5 boys
4Brownswood LodgeDavid Clarke, M, Head, married, age 52, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: woodsman
4Bayham CottageJohn Martin, M, Head, married, age 43, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
4Bayham CottageAlfred Colman, M, Head, married, age 24, born Sandhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
4BayhamZebulon Pullinger, M, Head, married, age 45, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
5Bayham ForgeHenry Waller, M, Head, married, age 25, born Ditchling, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Bayham ForgeHenry Camfield, M, Head, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith
5Winbridge LodgeWilliam Doust, M, Head, married, age 26, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper (under)
5Bayham AbbeyAnn Scrace, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper in charge of house, servant of Marquis of Camden
5Bartley MillWilliam Arnold, M, Head, married, age 41, born West Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: miller and farmer of 23 acres employing 5 men and 1 boy
5Bartley CottageJohn G Prickett, M, Head, married, age 42, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: miller's grinder
6Bartley CottageJames Tompsett, M, Head, married, age 39, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: miller's loader
6ShoesmithJohn Hider, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6ShoesmithGeorge Pomfret, M, Head, married, age 43, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6Higham CottageWilliam Smith, M, Head, married, age 50, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6Higham CottageThomas Crittle, M, Head, married, age 39, born Ightham, Kent; occupation: hack thatcher
7HighamEdward Marsh, M, Head, widowed, age 48, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
7HighamGeorge Cottingham, M, Head, married, age 23, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7DiamondsJames Cane, M, Head, married, age 30, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7DiamondsAaron Turner, M, Head, married, age 24, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8Tinkers GateEdwin Dunmall, M, Head, married, age 39, born Chelsfield, Kent; occupation: gamekeeper (head)
8Noble's GateJoseph Scrace, M, Head, married, age 44, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: sawyer and carpenter
8Noble's GateThomas Blackford, M, Head, widowed, age 63, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker's labourer
8Noble's GateWilliam Blackford, M, Head, married, age 36, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker's labourer
8Noble's GateAlfred Luck, M, Head, married, age 32, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
8Bells Yew GreenGeorge Blackford, M, Head, married, age 34, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: carter
9Bells Yew GreenJohn Scrace, M, Lodger, widowed, age 76, born Horsted Keynes, Sussex; occupation: labourer, formerly sawyer
9Bells Yew GreenAlfred Crittle, M, Head, married, age 34, born Chevening, Kent; occupation: brewer's labourer
9Bells Yew GreenJohn Edwards, M, Head, married, age 67, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: road man
9Bells Yew GreenGeorge Gasson, M, Head, married, age 63, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: journeyman bricklayer
9HighfieldJohn D C Roberts, M, Head, married, age 29, born Malta; occupation: land agent
9Rushly FarmGeorge Moon, M, Head, married, age 40, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm carter
10Rushly FarmMartha Mepham, F, Head, widowed, age 61, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: woman of all work
10Rushly FarmSarah Ridge, F, Head, widowed, age 76, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: parish relief
10Rushly CottageGeorge Cottingham, M, Head, married, age 50, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Rushly CottageBenjamin Cheesman, M, Head, married, age 30, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Rushly CottageJacob Manktelow, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10Rushly CottageJames Avis, M, Head, married, age 32, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
10Bramble Cross CottageHenry G Read, M, Head, married, age 29, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: brewer
11Bramble Cross CottageThomas Moon, M, Lodger, widowed, age 65, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Bramble Cross CottageWilliam Mepham, M, Head, married, age 43, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: coal merchant's carter
11Bramble Cross CottageBenjamin Mepham, M, Lodger, widowed, age 71, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Bramble Cross CottageJoseph Foster, M, Head, married, age 32, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: brewer's labourer
11Bramble Cross CottageRobert Rabbett, M, Head, widowed, age 57, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: road labourer
11Bramble Cross CottagePeter Pomfret, M, Head, married, age 34, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: brewer's drayman
11Bramble Cross CottageJohn Baldock, M, Lodger, single, age 24, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
11Bells Yew GreenWilliam Turner, M, Head, married, age 51, born Stoven, Suffolk; occupation: auctioneer, estate agent, land surveyor, appraiser, etc.
12Bells Yew GreenJohn Stevens, M, Head, married, age 59, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: thatcher and wood dealer
12Bells Yew GreenWilliam Rabbett, M, Lodger, single, age 32, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12Bells Yew GreenJames Pearson, M, Head, married, age 42, born Ramsgate, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
12Bells Yew GreenJames Waghorne, M, Head, married, age 42, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
12Bells Yew GreenAlfred Burgess, M, Head, married, age 33, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker
12Bells Yew GreenJesse Baker, M, Head, married, age 61, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13Bells Yew GreenJames Akurst, M, Head, married, age 31, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
13Bells Yew GreenJohn Turton, M, Head, married, age 56, born Andover, Hampshire; occupation: shoemaker (master)
13Shop, Bells Yew GreenWilliam Smith, M, Head, married, age 29, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: master grocer and draper
13Prospect Cottage, Bells Yew GreenJames Jones, M, Head, married, age 59, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 33 acres employing 2 men
13Bells Yew GreenJane Baker, F, Head, single, age 54, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: fundholder
13Bells Yew GreenSarah Beale, F, Head, widowed, age 66, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: butcheress
14Royal Oak, Bells Yew GreenThomas Batchelor, M, Head, married, age 50, born Hadlow, Kent; occupation: brewer and farmer of 43 acres employing 7 men
14Grubbed PlotsChristopher Smith, M, Head, married, age 35, born Ore, Sussex; occupation: miller

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