The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1891 Withyham Census
Reference RG12/787: East Grinstead Enumeration District No 2; Sub-District: Withyham; Enumerator: George Bocking
Boundary All that part of the Parish of Withyham which lies to the East of the Highway leading fron the top of School House Hill to Groombridge, on the South by the main road leading from School House Hill to Penns Rocks, and which is bounded on the East by the Parish of Rotherfield from Penns Rocks to Groombridge.
Contents This district includes Hunts Farm, Holdings, Hendall Farm, Tatling Farm, Florence House, and all that part of Groombridge which is called the New Town, including the Railway Station, also all the houses on both sides of the main road leading from Groombridge to the entrance gate to Penns Rocks including Motts Mill Hamlet, Shelocks Farm, Leyswood, Penns Rocks House and Farm, and Glen Andred.
The whole in the parliamentary division of East Grinstead
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
2No. 1, Springfield VillasEdwin Mark Tanner, M, Head, married, age 35, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: General labourer
2No. 2, Springfield VillasFrederick South, M, Head, married, age 46, born Potters Bar, Hertfordshire; occupation: fly proprietor
2No. 3, Springfield VillasSarah H Hodges, F, Head, widowed, age 60, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: living on own means
2No. 4, Springfield VillasFrederick Hudson, M, Head, married, age 32, born Bolton, Lancashire; occupation: butler and domestic servant
2No. 5, Springfield VillasKatherine Skynner, F, Head, single, age 67, born Marylebone, London; occupation: living on own means
2No. 6, Springfield VillasAnne Holmwood, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born Stanforth, Yorkshire; occupation: housekeeper
2No. 7, Springfield VillasGeorge Bocking, M, Head, married, age 73, born St Pancras, London, occupation: clerk, tithe agent, etc.
2No. 8, Springfield VillasLuke Unsted, M, Head, married, age 65, born Wilmington, Sussex; occupation: Inspector of Permanent Railway, L.B. & S.C.R.
3Huxley VillaAnna Maria E Fenwick, F, Head, widowed, age 59, born Babicombe, Devon; occupation: living on own means
3Railway hotelEdwin Tanner, M, Head, married, age 58, born Siston, Gloucestershire; occupation: Innkeeper and nuseryman
3LealandsBenjamin Whitelock, M, Head, married, age 73, born Christchurch, Surrey; occupation: Clerk in Holy Orders
3Railway StationJoseph White, M, Head, married, age 50, born Horsham, Sussex; occupation: Station Master, L.B. & S.C.R.
4Cottage on RailwayEdwin Moore, M, Head, married, age 45, born Beddingham, Sussex; occupation: railway signalman, L.B. & S.C.R.
4Cottage on RailwayWilliam Mills, M, Head, married, age 56, born Walberton, Sussex; occupation: railway signalman, L.B. & S.C.R.
4Hardwick HouseAlfred Hall, M, Head, married, age 55, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: miller
4Park ViewCharles Bailey, M, Head, married, age 34, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: railway porter
4Station RoadMary Ann Bates, F, Head, widowed, age 80, born Withyham, Sussex, occupation: living on own means
4Station RoadRichard Killick, M, Head, widowed, age 65, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: sawyer
5Station RoadAlfred Goodwin, M, Head, married, age 28, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: railway porter
5Station RoadJohn Goodwin, M, Head, married, age 55, born Ashurst, Kent; occupation: gardener
5Station RoadJames Brown, M, Head, widowed, age 70, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: builder
5Station RoadDavid Piddlesden, M, Head, married, age 41, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Carpenter
5Station RoadThomas H Kingsbury, M, Head, married, age 25, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: currier
5Station RoadJames Neve, M, Head, married, age 68, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Garden labourer
5Station RoadRobert J Baldwin, M, Head, married, age 35, born Yalding, Kent; occupation: police constable
5Station RoadGeorge Bailey, M, Head, married, age 73, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: bootmaker
6Station RoadGeorge West, M, Head, married, age 38, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: Saddler
6Manchester House, Station RoadElizabeth Butler, F, Head, widowed, age 50, born Herstmonceux, Sussex, occupation: grocer and draper
6Station RoadLawrence Standen, M, Head, married, age 36, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: baker
6Station RoadAlfred Camfield, M, Head, married, age 37, born Walworth, London; occupation: hackney carriage driver
7Corseley HouseFanny M Bocking, F, Head, single, age 44, born Hartfield, Sussex, occupation: school governess
7Chapel HouseGeorge Ovenden, M, Head, married, age 52, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: Carpenter
7Corseley RoadJesse Geer, M, Head, married, age 46, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: butcher
8Station RoadFerdinand Field, M, Head, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: grocer
8Rose CottageWilliam Howes, M, Head, married, age 27, born Groombridge, Kent; occupation: butler
8Rose CottageThomas Mee, M, Head, married, age 26, born Evington, Leicestershire; occupation: gardener
8Victoria CottageWilliam Crowhurst, M, Head, married, age 50, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
8The VictoriaHarriet Brooman, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: beerhouse keeper
8Garden CottageWilliam Goodwin, M, Head, married, age 50, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: general labourer
9Garden CottageJames Atherall, M, Head, married, age 66, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
9Garden CottageWilliam Dalton, M, Head, married, age 67, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
9HollyhouseDavid Smith, M, Head, married, age 61, born West Moulsey, Surrey; occupation: Gardener
9No.1, Beeney's CottagesThomas Styles, M, Head, married, age 58, born West Hoathly, Sussex; occupation: railway labourer
9No.2, Beeney's CottagesThomas Turner, M, Head, married, age 63, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Railway labourer (Permanent Way)
9No.3, Beeney's CottagesCharles Payne, M, Head, married, age 47, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
9No.4, Beeney's CottagesJohn Akehurst, M, Head, married, age 43, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: railway labourer
9No.5, Beeney's CottagesFrederick Longhurst, M, Head, married, age 30, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: baker
9Marketplace FarmRichard Luxford, M, Head, single, age 40, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmer
10Luxfords CottageGeorge Levett, M, Head, married, age 27, born Seaford, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
10No. 1, Corseley RoadMary Ann Wyness, F, Head, single, age 53, born Kensington, Middlesex; occupation: Retired military embroideress
10No. 2, Corseley RoadHerbert Brooman, M, Head, married, age 28, born Groombridge, Sussex; occupation: groom
10No. 3, Corseley RoadPeter Moore, M, Head, married, age 55, born Beddingham, Sussex; occupation: gardener
10No. 4, Corseley RoadGeorge Gammon, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
10No. 5, Corseley RoadJohn B Durrant, M, Head, married, age 60, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: carpenter
10No. 6, Corseley RoadEliza Dalton, F, Head, widowed, age 42, born Forest Row East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: mangle woman
11No. 7, Corseley RoadEliza Weller, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born Hartfield, Sussex
11No. 8, Corseley RoadWilliam Comper, M, Head, married, age 38, born Pulborough, Sussex; occupation: wheelwright
11No. 9, Corseley RoadGeorge Sharpe, M, Head, married, age 40, born Raithby, Lincolnshire; occupation: nursery propagator
11No. 10, Corseley RoadSamuel Piddlesden, M, Head, married, age 50, born Eridge, Sussex; occupation: Carpenter
11No. 11, Corseley RoadAlbert Neve, M, Head, married, age 30, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: Foreman in nursery garden
11No. 12, Corseley RoadBenjamin Sands, M, Head, single, age 31, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: gardener
11No. 13, Corseley RoadHarriet Sinnock, F, Head, married, age 62, born Rotherfield, Sussex
12No. 14, Corseley RoadWilliam Dray, M, Head, married, age 52, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith
12No. 15, Corseley RoadJane Philp, F, Head, married, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: Milliner
12No. 16, Corseley RoadEdwin H Norman, M, Head, married, age 31, born Eridge, Sussex; occupation: General labourer
12No. 17, Corseley RoadCharles Cradwick, M, Head, married, age 34, born Northiam, Sussex; occupation: gardener
12Harts CottageRobert Hale, M, Head, married, age 74, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: retired farmer
12No 1, Providence CottagesGeorge Wells, M, Head, married, age 38, born Kelsale, Suffolk; occupation: Gardener
12No 2, Providence CottagesAlbert E Setford, M, Head, married, age 28, born Barcombe, Sussex; occupation: railway platelayer
12No 3, Providence CottagesMartha Austin, F, Head, widowed, age 47, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: laundress
13No 4, Providence CottagesWilliam Holden, M, Head, married, age 47, born Henfield, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
13No 5, Providence CottagesIsaac Rye, M, Head, married, age 83, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
13No 6, Providence CottagesCharles Lovekin, M, Head, married, age 51, born Horsham, Sussex; occupation: labourer on L.B. & S.C.railway
13No 7, Providence CottagesHenry Bonwick, M, Head, married, age 36, born East Grinstead, Sussex, occupation: platelayer
14No 8, Providence CottagesCharles Wilmer, M, Head, married, age 30, born Pulborough, Sussex; occupation: Railway signalman
14No 9, Providence CottagesDavid Carver, M, Head, married, age 29, born Ditchling, Sussex; occupation: signalman on L.B. & S.C. railway
14The FirsWilliam J Halford, M, Head, married, age 30, born Camberwell, Surrey; occupation: jeweller
14WoodmeadAlice Summerlin, F, Head, widowed, age 35, born Beaminster, Dorset; occupation: housekeeper
14Sunny SideHerbert S Whitmore, M, Head, married, age 30, born Westerham, Kent; occupation: Tanner
15Broad OakMary Anne Cammell, F, Head, widowed, age 74, born Birmingham, Warwickshire; occupation: living on own means
15The VicarageSamuel W Tidswell, M, Head, widowed, age 45, born Camberwell, Surrey; occupation: Vicar of St. Thomas, Groombridge
15The GablesWilliam Wallis, M, Head, married, age 41, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: general medical practitioner
15School HouseOwen Russell, M, Head, married, age 25, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: Schoolmaster
15School HouseWilliam H Blaber, M, Head, single, age 22, born Lindfield, Sussex
15Corseley FarmJames F Smith, M, Head, single, age 27, born Redhill, Surrey; occupation: Law student for admission on the Rolls of Solicitors
16Elerslie HouseMary Anne E Dunman, F, Head, widowed, age 60, born Straits Settlement, Singapore; occupation: living on own means
16Cottage by RailwayJohn W Jeffery, M, Head, married, age 37, born Tudeley, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
16Tan YardLydia Kingsbury, F, Head, married, age 53, born Tunbridge, Kent
17Glen Andred CottageJohn Weller, M, Head, married, age 34, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: gardener
17Glen Andred CottageJohn H Pestell, M, Head, married, age 33, born Scotland; occupation: Butler
17Clayland CottageJesse Levett, M, Head, married, age 53, born Arlington, Sussex; occupation: cowman
17Glen Andred LodgeCharles Elson, M, Head, married, age 38, born Harrold, Bedfordshire; occupation: coachman
17Glen Andred LodgeJohn Legg, M, Head, married, age 43, born Thames Ditton, Surrey; occupation: head gardener
17Glen AndredEdward H Boardman, M, Head, widowed, age 65, born Acle, Norfolk, occupation: clerk in holy orders
17Old Birchden Farm Thomas Jeffery, M, Head, married, age 58, born Slaugham, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
18No. 1, Clarks CottagesAlfred R Bishop, M, Head, married, age 36, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: railway platelayer
18No. 2, Clarks CottagesHenry J Vinall, M, Head, married, age 41, born Penshurst, Kent; occupation: gardener
18No. 3, Clarks CottagesSophia Turner, F, Head, widowed, age 87, born Rotherfield, Sussex
18Leyswood LodgeJames R Rogers, M, Head, married, age 34, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: poultryman
19LeyswoodAnn H Temple, F, Head, married, age 54, born Northamptonshire
19Leyswood StablesJohn Benton Reeve, M, Head, married, age 57, born Hilgay, Norfolk; occupation: Coachman
19LeyswoodThomas C Moorhouse, M, Head, married, age 50, born Braithwell, Yorkshire; occupation: head gardener
19Leyswood GardensChristopher Kench, M, Head, single, age 22, born Oxfordshire; occupation: under gardener
19LeyswoodJohn Allamby, M, Head, married, age 36, born Kendal, Westmorland; occupation: farm bailiff
19Penns Rocks FarmGeorge Martin, M, Head, married, age 53, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
20Sherlocks FarmWilliam Goodwin, M, Head, married, age 65, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: farmer
20Cherry GardensAlfred Kingsbury, M, Head, married, age 48, born East Peckham, Kent; occupation: currier and leather dresser; handicap: deaf
20Cherry GardensJoseph Tasker, M, Head, married, age 33, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
20Cherry GardensMoses Hall, M, Head, married, age 33, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
20Yew Tree CottageHenry Weller, M, Head, married, age 77, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: receiving parochial relief
20Yew Tree CottageWilliam Atherall, M, Head, widowed, age 43, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: gardener
20Yew Tree CottageJohn A Kenward, M, Head, married, age 21, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: stricker on railway
20AlksfordThomas Patching, M, Head, single, age 83, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Farmer
21Railway HutHenry Lucas, M, Head, married, age 27, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: gardener
21Florence HouseRevd John Saunders, M, Head, widowed, age 86, born Spaldwick, Huntingdonshire; occupation: clerk in holy orders; handicap: paralysed
21Oak CottageJohn Flawn, M, Head, married, age 53, born Northamptonshire; occupation: traction engine driver
21Oak CottageAmos Stevenson, M, Head, married, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: Bricklayer
22Motts MillSusan Rowe, F, Head, widowed, age 71, born Hartfield, Sussex
22Motts MillGeorge Bland, M, Head, married, age 32, born Stokes Goldington, Buckinghamshire, occupation: coachman
22Motts MillJames Farmer, M, Head, married, age 61, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: gardener
22Motts MillEsther Groombridge, F, Head, widowed, age 56, born Withyham, Sussex
22Motts MillSarah Tasker, F, Head, widowed, age 66, born Withyham, Sussex
22Motts MillFrances Heath, F, Head, widowed, age 59, born Withyham, Sussex
22Motts MillAlfred Fermor, M, Head, married, age 36, born Crowborough, Sussex; occupation: seedsman and coal merchant
22Motts MillJames Bassett, M, Head, married, age 74, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
22Motts MillWilliam Stevens, M, Head, widowed, age 84, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: Kept by the Parish
22Motts MillJames Turner, M, Head, married, age 58, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
23Motts MillJames Heath, M, Head, married, age 41, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
23Motts MillCatherine Heath, F, Head, widowed, age 72, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: beer retailer
23Motts MillJohn Burfoot, M, Head, widowed, age 74, born Hever, Kent; occupation: Road labourer
23Motts MillThomas Fermor, M, Head, married, age 51, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: timber sawyer and labourer
23Motts MillCharles Fermor, M, Head, married, age 64, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: retired sawyer
23Motts MillJoseph Fermor, M, Head, single, age 60, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: general labourer
23Motts MillThomas Avis, M, Head, married, age 56, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
23Motts MillWat Tyler, M, Head, married, age 52, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: General labourer
23Motts MillJames Twiner, M, Head, married, age 41, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Tanner
23Motts MillJonathan Edward, M, Head, married, age 81, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
24Motts MillAlfred Butcher, M, Head, married, age 49, born Withyham, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
24Motts MillJohn Collins, M, Head, married, age 36, born Cowden, Kent; occupation: carter
24Motts MillJohn Baker, M, Head, married, age 43, born Dallington, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
24Broomfield CottageJohn Bishop, M, Head, married, age 68, born Buxted, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
24Broomfield CottageElizabeth Bentlett, F, Head, married, age 46, born Mayfield, Sussex
25Penns RocksDora J Pryce, F, Head, widowed, age 77, born British Subject, The Island Of St Helena; occupation: Living on own means
25Plume of FeathersWilliam Atherall, M, Head, married, age 36, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: railway labourer
25Plume of FeathersUriah Farmer, M, Head, widowed, age 67, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer
25Cherry GardensWilliam Obbard, M, Head, married, age 50, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Farmer
26Cherry GardensWilliam Kenward, M, Head, married, age 52, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
26Hendall FarmJohn Hall, M, Head, married, age 66, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farmer
26HoldingsWilliam Tasker, M, Head, married, age 56, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer
26HoldingsJames Price, M, Head, married, age 59, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: Carter
26Hunts FarmJohn Hudson, M, Head, married, age 53, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer
27Tatling AlleyHenry W Goodsell, M, Head, married, age 42, born Ewhurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
27Tatling AlleyAbraham Hall, M, Head, married, age 51, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: carter
27Old FarmJohn Hall, M, Head, married, age 48, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
27Old FarmThomas Turner, M, Head, married, age 57, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: Farm labourer

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