The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 East Grinstead Census
The Western part of East Grinstead Parish that includes Wall Hill, Ashurstwood, Homestall, Hammerwood, Great and Little Surrys, Ashdown House, Pixton and Tablehurst
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
1Wall Hill Farm HouseJonas Shobrooke, M, Head, married, age 47, born Devon; occupation Farmer
1Keepers Cottage, Bramblehurst, Wall HillJoseph Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 60, born Ringmer; occupation: gamekeeper
1Wall Hill Bramblehurst Lodge House, Bramblehurst, Wall HillHenry Edwards, M, Head, married, age 26, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer
1Private House, Bramblehurst, Wall HillCharles Wm. Bell, M, Head, married, age 48, born Durham, occupation: landowner, J.P. and D.L.
2Bramblehurst Stables, Wall HillJohn M. Wills, M, Head, married, age 26, born Devon; occupation Coachman
2Bramblehurst Garden, Wall HillFredrick Lillener, M, Head, single, age 26, born Hampshire; occupation: gardener
2Wall Hill Cottage TopGeorge Davis, M, Head, married, age 37, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer
2No 1 Hawthorn VillasEdward Cooper, M, Head, married, age 46, born East Grinstead, occupation: labourer
2No 2 Hawthorn VillasJohn Harris, M, Head, married, age 45, born Maresfield; occupation: builder
3Cottage facing Congregational School, Ashurst WoodGeorge Miles, M, Head, married, age 55, born Hartfield; occupation: labourer
3The VicarageAlbert J. Swainson, M, Head, married, age 37, born Northamptonshire; occupation Vicar Of Holy Trinity Forest Row
3Vicarage StablesGeorge Wheeler, M, Head, married, age 23, born Hertfordshire; occupation Coachman and Gardener
3The YewsHenry M. Godwin, M, Head, widowed, age 70, born London
4The Yews Lodge HouseJohn H. Head, M, Head, married, age 23, born Forest Row; occupation: gardener
4Thornhill Lodge Farm HouseWilliam Bysh, M, Head, married, age 56, born East Grinstead; occupation: farmer
4No 1 Cottage, Dirty Lane, Ashwood LaneHenry Post, M, Head, married, age 35, born East Grinstead; occupation Labourer
4No 2 Cottage, Dirty Lane, Ashwood LaneStephen Akehurst, M, Head, married, age 54, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer
4Calver CottageRichard Mays, M, Head, married, age 75, born East Grinstead; occupation: farmer
5Winterlane CottageHenry Brooker, M, Head, married, age 65, born East Grinstead; occupation: charcoal burner
5Box FarmJohn Hunt, M, Head, married, age 44, born East Grinstead; occupation: farmer
5Box Farm CottageEdward Hartfield, M, Head, married, age 47, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer
5Bensleys Cottage, Ashurst WoodHannah Mepham, F, Head, widowed, age 78, born Maresfield
5Bensleys Cottage, Ashurst WoodAnn Butcher, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Hartfield
5Bensleys Cottage, Ashurst WoodBenjamin Fodin, M, Head, widowed, age 72, born East Grinstead; occupation: shoe maker
5Bensleys Cottage, Ashurst WoodAnn Huggett, F, Head, married, age 35, born Ashurstwood; occupation: housekeeper
5Bensleys Cottage, Ashurst WoodGeorge Budgen, M, Head, single, age 47, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer
5No 1 Buck Cottage, Ashurst WoodAlfred Post, M, Head, married, age 23, born East Grinstead; occupation Labourer
5No 2 Buck Cottage, Ashurst WoodJohn Bridgland, M, Head, married, age 59, born Cowden, Kent, occupation: labourer
6Maypole Inn, Ashurst WoodGeorge Woodrose, M, Head, married, age 40, born Berkshire; occupation Beer House Keeper and Labourer
6No 1 Prospect Cottage, Ashurst WoodHannah Morris, F, Head, widowed, age 80, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: shop keeper grocer and draper
6No 2 and 3 Prospect Cottages, Ashurst WoodCharles Morris, M, Head, married, age 40, born East Grinstead; occupation: journeyman grocer
6No 4 Prospect Cottages, Ashurst WoodBenjamin Grove, M, Head, married, age 33, born East Grinstead; occupation: blacksmith
6No 5 Prospect Cottages, Ashurst WoodHenry Bonwick, M, Head, married, age 26, born East Grinstead, occupation: railway platelayer
7No 6 Prospect Cottages, Ashurst WoodEdward Kilner, M, Head, married, age 62, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer
7No 7 Prospect Cottages, Ashurst WoodHarriett Bowrah, F, Head, widowed, age 64, born East Grinstead
7No 8 Prospect Cottages, Ashurst WoodWilliam Card, M, Head, married, age 42, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer
7No 9 Prospect Cottages, Ashurst WoodGeorge Buckman, M, Head, widowed, age 33, born Ashurstwood, occupation: gardener
7No 10 Prospect Cottages, Ashurst WoodWilliam Gates, M, Head, married, age 48, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer
8No 11 Prospect Cottages, Ashurst WoodWilliam Lancy, M, Head, married, age 54, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: labourer
8No 12 Prospect Cottages, Ashurst WoodGeorge Brown, M, Head, married, age 61, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer
8No 1 Peartree CottageJohn Miles, M, Head, married, age 65, born Hartfield; occupation: labourer
8No 2 Peartree CottageAbraham Sargeant, M, Head, married, age 55, born Horley, Surrey; occupation Labourer
8Phoenix CottageWilliam Hartfield, M, Head, married, age 24, born East Grinstead; occupation: hoop shaver
8Phoenix CottageMichael Martin, M, Head, married, age 24, born East Grinstead; occupation: farm servant
9Phoenix TerraceEdward Brooks, M, Head, married, age 54, born Newick; occupation: builder
9Phoenix TerraceSidney J. Betts, M, Head, married, age 32, born Ashford, Kent, occupation: tea dealer
9Phoenix TerraceJohn Bonwick, M, Head, married, age 30, born East Grinstead, occupation: labourer
9Phoenix TerraceRichard Miles, M, Head, married, age 25, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer
10Phoenix TerraceThomas Baker, M, Head, married, age 34, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: gardener
10Phoenix TerraceMary Diplock, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Sussex
10CottageLuke Sargent, M, Head, married, age 47, born Reigate, Surrey; occupation Farm Labourer
10CottageHenry Pannell, M, Head, married, age 25, born Cowden, Kent; occupation Farm labourer
10TentIsaac Wickenden, M, Head, single, age 21, born East Grinstead; occupation Labourer
10CottageCharles Cooper, M, Head, married, age 43, born East Grinstead, occupation: labourer
11CottageJames Cooper, M, Head, married, age 32, born East Grinstead, occupation: farm servant
11CottageEliza Huggett, F, Head, widowed, age 72, born Hartfield
11Epps CottageFredrick Foster, M, Head, married, age 42, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: labourer
11Epps CottageThomas Skinner, M, Head, married, age 34, born East Grinstead; occupation Labourer
11Epps CottageHenry Backhurst, M, Head, married, age 39, born Surrey, occupation: coachman
12Water CottagesWalter Coomber, M, Head, married, age 36, born East Grinstead, occupation: labourer
12Water CottagesWilliam Backshall, M, Head, married, age 37, born Balcombe, occupation: carter
12Water CottagesJames Brown, M, Head, married, age 49, born Hartfield; occupation: labourer
13Lower Water CottageThomas Tester, M, Head, married, age 69, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer
13Homestall CottagesRobert Awden, M, Head, married, age 69, born Surrey; occupation carpenter
13Homestall CottagesJames Post, M, Head, married, age 69, born East Grinstead; occupation Labourer
13Homestall CottagesGeorge Pocock, M, Head, married, age 43, born Cowden, Kent; occupation Carpenter
13Homestall CottagesRichard Payne, M, Head, married, age 38, born East Grinstead; occupation: stockman
14Homestall Farm HouseWilliam Martin, M, Head, married, age 60, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer
14Homestall Farm HouseThomas Farley, M, Head, married, age 79, born Slinfold; occupation Labourer
14Sholvestrode LodgeAnn Barnes, F, Head, single, age 26, born Norfolk; occupation: housekeeper
14Brooklands FarmJoseph Humphrey, M, Head, married, age 55, born Cowden, Kent; occupation Farmer
14Brooklands CottagesJoseph Hartfield, M, Head, married, age 49, born East Grinstead; occupation: farm labourer
14Brooklands CottagesJohn Weller, M, Head, married, age 39, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
15New Lodge, Hammerwood, East GrinsteadJames Bailey, M, Head, married, age 40, born Leicestershire; occupation: coachman
15New Lodge, Hammerwood, East GrinsteadPhilip Still, M, Head, married, age 38, born Hartfield; occupation Sexton and Gardener
15Hammerwood VicarageCharles C. Woodland, M, Head, married, age 29, born Somerset; occupation Vicar Of St Stevens Church Hammerwood
15Bower CottageEdward Miles, M, Head, married, age 33, born Hartfield; occupation: farm labourer
15Bower CottageHenry Chatfield, M, Head, married, age 48, born East Grinstead
16School House, HammerwoodJames Bailey, M, Head, married, age 51, born Somerset; occupation: schoolmaster
16Gardeners House, HammerwoodCharles Harris, M, Head, married, age 45, born Devon; occupation: head gardener
16Garden Bothy, HammerwoodWilliam Longley, M, Head, single, age 23, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: gardener
16Hammerwood CottageHenry Gribble, M, Head, married, age 44, born Devon; occupation: estate foreman
16Private House, HammerwoodJohn Pritchard, M, Head, widowed, age 70, born Herefordshire; occupation Butler
16Owletts Farm Cottages, HammerwoodFredrick Crowhurst, M, Head, married, age 39, born Hartfield; occupation: stockman
17Owletts Farm, HammerwoodRichard Edwards, M, Head, married, age 49, born Hartfield; occupation: farm bailiff
17Hammerwood Lodgelodge gate keeper
17Hammerwood CottagesJames Mepham, M, Head, married, age 40, born Hartfield; occupation: labourer
17Hammerwood CottagesCharles Brewer, M, Head, married, age 55, born Dorset, occupation: gamekeeper
17Hammerwood CottagesAbraham Edwards, M, Head, married, age 38, born Hartfield; occupation: garden labourer
18Hammerwood CottagesWilliam Cooper, M, Head, married, age 45, born East Grinstead, occupation: labourer
18Private House, ThornhillJames Forbes, M, Head, married, age 35, born Scotland; occupation: gardener
18Woodags CottageEdward Hartfield, M, Head, married, age 33, born East Grinstead; occupation: carter
19Great Surrys FarmBenjamin Backshall, M, Head, widowed, age 67, born Ardingly, occupation: farm servant
19Great Surrys FarmHenry Backshall, M, Head, married, age 46, born East Grinstead, occupation: farm servant
19Great Surrys FarmAmos Backshall, F, Head, married, age 24, born Worth, occupation: labourer
19Little SurrysWilliam Tester, M, Head, married, age 46, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer
19Little SurrysSamuel Weller, M, Head, married, age 54, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer
20Little Surrys Cottage, Cameron LaneHenry Chapman, M, Head, widowed, age 60, born Worth, occupation: labourer
20Windmill Cottage, TablehurstWilliam Waters, M, Head, married, age 76, born West Hoathly; occupation Labourer
20Windmill Cottage, TablehurstThomas Barton, M, Head, married, age 52, born Rotherfield, occupation: gamekeeper
20Park Hill FarmJohn Huggett, M, Head, married, age 54, born Hartfield; occupation: farmer
20Brickyard Cottage, Ashdown, CansironJoseph Elphick, M, Head, married, age 27, born Maresfield; occupation: gamekeeper
20Keepers CottageGeorge Elsey, M, Head, married, age 25, born Ardingly; occupation: gamekeeper
21Ashdown FarmWilliam Martin, M, Head, married, age 32, born East Grinstead; occupation: farm bailiff
21Ashdown House, Ashdown FarmClara Lapps Garvis, F, Head, single, age 44, born London
21Ashdown Stable, Ashdown FarmFrancis Mumford, M, Head, single, age 45, born Essex; occupation: coachman
21Gardeners Cottage, Ashdown FarmThomas Jenner, M, Head, married, age 46, born Balcombe; occupation: gardener
21Private House, Pixton HillFrederick Moor, M, Head, married, age 64, born Greenwich, Kent; occupation: colonel H.M.S. retired D.L. and J.P. for Sussex
22Hill House, TaablehurstGeorge Turner, M, Head, married, age 40, born Balcombe; occupation: miller
22Farm House, TablehurstRobert Turner, M, Head, married, age 71, born West Hoathly; occupation: miller and farmer

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