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

4Frant HillJames Gilbert, M, Head, married, age 50, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Jane Gilbert, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Frant, Sussex
    Sarah Ann Gilbert, F, Daughter, age 10, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Fred Gilbert, M, Son, age 7, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Alice Gilbert, F, Daughter, age 3, born Frant, Sussex
    Ellen Gilbert, F, Daughter, age 5, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar

4Frant HillJohn Damper, M, Lodger, single, age 20, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper's assistant

4Wickens' FarmThomas Braybon, M, Head, married, age 70, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer (journeyman)
    Jane Braybon, F, Wife, married, age 71, born Wales
    Catherine Braybon, F, Daughter, single, age 29, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer's daughter; handicap: deaf
    Jane Elizabeth Braybon, F, Granddaughter, age 5, born Brighton, Sussex
    Louise Elizabeth Beale, F, Granddaughter, age 2, born Woolwich, Kent

4Porter's Lodge, FrantRichard Nash, M, Head, married, age 42, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: carpenter (journeyman)
    Sophia Nash, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Ashurst, Kent
    Ann Nash, F, Daughter, age 13, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Eliza Nash, F, Niece, age 6, born Lambeth, Surrey; occupation: scholar

4Birch PavillionFrederick Hickmott, M, Head, married, age 52, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: park keeper
    Mary Hickmott, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Mary Hickmott, F, Daughter, age 19, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: park keeper's daughter
    Harry Hickmott, M, Son, age 9, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Frederick Hickmott, M, Son, age 7, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Philip Daniel Hickmott, M, Son, age 5, born Frant, Sussex
    Alexander Horace Hickmott, M, Son, age 2, born Frant, Sussex

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