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1841 Frant Census
Reference: Wadhurst Enumeration District 24
Frant District comprises so much as lies between Eridge Park and Shernfold Park, the Wells Road and Case Woods as bourdaries.
Enumerator E. W. Gilbert and Registrar John Micklefield
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

3Priory CottagesJoseph Waghorn, M, Head, age 67, born Sussex; occupation GARDENER
    Sarah Waghorn, F, [Wife], age 66, born Sussex
    Edward Paige, M, age 70 to 74; occupation: butcher journeyman

3Priory CottagesJohn Homewood, M, Head, age 39, born Sussex; occupation: shoe maker
    Eliza Homewood, F, [Wife], age 36, born Sussex
    Thomas Homewood, M, [Son], age 14, born Sussex; occupation: shoe maker's apprentice
    William Homewood, M, [Son], age 13, born Sussex

3Priory CottagesObed Boarer, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Hannah Boarer, F, [Wife], age 28, born Sussex
    William Boarer, M, [Son], age 3, born Sussex
    Jane Boarer, F, [Daughter], age 1, born Sussex
    Elizabeth Baker, F, age 13, born FRANCE; occupation: servant

3Priory CottagesHenry Histed, M, Head, age 66, born Sussex; occupation: shoe maker
    Elizabeth Histed, F, [Wife], age 72, born Sussex

3Frant StreetMary Proctor, F, age 20 to 24; occupation School mistress
    Ann Wilson, F, age 50 to 54; occupation Independent

3Frant StreetWilliam Wood, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Sussex; occupation Carpenter journeyman
    Ann Wood, F, [Wife], age 30 to 34, born Sussex
    Mary Wood, F, [Daughter], age 1 month, born Sussex
    Edward Hood, M, age 14, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

3Frant GreenRichard Grimes, M, Head, age 30 to 34, born Ireland; occupation: servant
    Lydia Grimes, F, [Wife], age 28, born Sussex
    Mary Grimes, F, [Daughter], age 6, born Sussex
    John Grimes, M, [Son], age 3, born Sussex
    Esther Grimes, F, [Daughter], age 9 months, born Sussex
    Robert Boarer, M, age 20 to 24, born Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Joyce Dadswell, F, age 12, born Sussex; occupation: servant

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