The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1861 Frant Census
Reference RG9/573: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 6
Part of the parish of Frant commencing from the Forge Cottage at Eridge Green and taking in all the Houses within fifty yards of the Turnpike Road leading from Uckfield to Tunbridge Wells Common and all the Houses in the Parish situate on the North Western side of the said Turnpike Road including Eridge Village, Broadwater Forest and the High Rocks - also Summer Vale, Strawberry Hill and Ramsly Farm House which three last described places are in the Tunbridge Wells Local Act.
Enumerator: John Hooker.
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
1Nevil Crest And GunLydia Hooker, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: victualler
1ParsonageDaniel Winham, M, Head, widowed, age 41, born Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey; occupation: incumbent of Eridge Green
1Eridge GreenJames Grinham, M, Head, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter journeyman
1Grocer's Shop, Eridge GreenJohn Everest Killick, M, Head, married, age 33, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: grocer
1Grocer's Shop, Eridge GreenHenry Cheesman, M, Head, married, age 65, born Mereworth, Kent; occupation: grocer
2Post Office, Eridge GreenCaroline Piper, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born Southborough, Kent; occupation: school and sub postmistress
2Eridge GreenWilliam Powell, M, Head, widowed, age 49, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: garden labourer
2Eridge GreenGeorge Martin, M, Head, married, age 34, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: private coachman
2Eridge GreenHenry C Ogle, M, Head, married, age 50, born Hackney, Middlesex; occupation: gardener (head)
2Eridge GreenRichard Everest, M, Head, married, age 37, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: carpenter journeyman
2Eridge GreenStephen Young, M, Head, married, age 29, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: sawyer
2Eridge GreenJames Piddlesden, M, Head, married, age 52, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
3Eridge GreenThomas Cornwall, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Eridge GreenWilliam Farmer, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Eridge GreenWilliam Deacon, M, Head, widowed, age 77, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: laundryman
3Eridge GreenJames Bassett, M, Head, married, age 70, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: garden labourer
3Eridge GreenThomas Brooman, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: rural post messenger
3Eridge GreenHenry Packham, M, Head, married, age 53, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Old ForgeElias Jenner, M, Head, married, age 56, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4[Old Forge]William Stevenson, M, Lodger, single, age 29, born Danehill, Sussex; occupation: road labourer on Turnpike Road
4Old ForgeObed Farmer, M, Head, widowed, age 43, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4Porter's Lodge, Eridge GreenThomas Collins, M, Head, widowed, age 58, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: lodge porter
4Carpenter's House, Eridge GreenElisha Edwards, M, Head, married, age 49, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: carpenter and builder (foreman)
4Carpenter's House, Eridge GreenThomas Barham, M, Lodger, widowed, age 73, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: sawyer
4Washingstool Porter's LodgeJames Moir, M, Head, married, age 81, born Egham, Surrey; occupation: porter
4Eridge Green GateHannah Leeney, F, Head, single, age 52, born Barton, Oxfordshire; occupation: toll collector
4Eridge Green GateWilliam Hemsley, M, Lodger, widowed, age 65, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4Warren HouseGeorge Mitchell, M, Head, married, age 54, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper
5Broadwater ForestTraton Bishop, M, Head, married, age 35, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
5Broadwater ForestThomas Fry, M, Head, widowed, age 52, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
5Waggons Gate FarmEdward Turley, M, Head, married, age 58, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farmer of 23 acres employing own family
5Waggons GateJesse Dray, M, Head, married, age 60, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6Waggons GateJob Izzard, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6Broadwater ForestJoseph Sales, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6Broadwater ForestJames Tompkin, M, Head, married, age 47, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
6High RocksJames Barnett, M, Head, married, age 55, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: victualler and farmer of 380 acres employing 14 men and 3 boys
7Ramsly Farm CottageWilliam Vinall, M, Head, married, age 38, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7Spratts Brook FarmGeorge Thomas, M, Head, married, age 45, born Tunstall, Kent; occupation: farmer of 112 acres employing 2 labourers and 2 boys
7Strawberry Hill CottageLucy Pratt, F, Head, widowed, age 85, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: farmer of 45 acres employing all the family at home
9Ramsly Farm HouseJohn Pearson, M, Head, married, age 40, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: farm bailiff
9Ramsly Farm HouseWilliam Ovenden, M, Lodger, single, age 19, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Ramsly Farm HouseGeorge Sanders, M, Head, married, age 42, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: carter
9Strawberry HillEdwin Hollamby, M, Head, married, age 39, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: nurseryman employing 25 labourers
9Nursery Cottage, Strawberry HillEdmund Cruttenden, M, Head, married, age 69, born Salehurst, Sussex; occupation: general agent factor
9Strawberry HillJames Ray, M, Head, married, age 58, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 45 acres employing 2 labourers and 1 boy
10Summer ValeWemyss Erskine, M, Head, married, age 37, born Dundee, Scotland; occupation: lodging house keeper
10Summer ValeJohn Lockwood Donaldson, M, Lodger, single, age 23, born Horseleydown, Surrey; occupation: landed proprietor

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