The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1861 Frant Census
Reference RG9/573: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 2
Part of the Parish of Frant comprising the Eridge Old and New Park and that part of Hargate Forest which is not comprised within the Tunbridge Wells Local act. Taking the houses on both sides of the road from and including the Reservoir Cottage at Rumbers Hill to and including Nash's Porters Lodge at Frant
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

1Eridge CastleEdmund Pilcher, M, Servant, widowed, age 61, born Littlebourne, Kent; occupation: groom of the chambers and in charge of the Castle
    Jane Jessup, F, Servant, single, age 46, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: house servant
    Alice Atkins, F, Servant, single, age 23, born Ryarsh, Kent; occupation: house servant
    Robert Jessup, M, Servant, single, age 61, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: groom helper in the stables and Castle and in charge of the Castle

1Eridge Garden HouseJohn Chapman, M, Servant, single, age 25, born Birling, Kent; occupation: under gardener
    George Musk, M, Servant, single, age 23, born Putney, Surrey; occupation: under gardener

1Bohemia LodgeJames Sales, M, Head, married, age 70, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: garden labourer
    Sarah Sales, F, Wife, married, age 64, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: gardener's wife
    James Sales, M, Son, single, age 34, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: garden labourer

1Bohemia CottageJames Grinham, M, Head, married, age 53, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper
    Eliza Grinham, F, Wife, married, age 58, born South Shoebury, Essex
    Anne Grinham, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker

1Richardsons LodgeCharity Sharp, F, Head, widowed, age 81, born Uckfield, Sussex; occupation: lodge keeper

1Richardsons LodgeSarah Fry, F, Head, widowed, age 75, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: lodge keeper

1Mount NodAlfred Dann, M, Head, married, age 35, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Frances Dann, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Mary Ann Dann, F, Daughter, single, age 12, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: farm labourer's daughter
    Luiza Dann, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourer's daughter
    Eliza Dann, F, Daughter, age 4, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer's daughter
    Alfred Dann, M, Son, age 1, born Frant, Sussex

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