The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1861 Frant Census
Reference RG9/573: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 4
Part of the parish of Frant comprising all the Houses and Cottages lying on the North Eastern side of the South Eastern Railway and the boundary stream of the County running from Mr Lemmons Hanbury Gardens to Palmer's Eridge including Bells Yew, Higham, Little Shoesmith, Bentley Mill, Windbridge Lodge, Bayham, ..., Porters Lodge, Sunningly and Benhall Mill.
Enumerator: Christopher Smith
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

2Benhall CottageTilden Pont, M, Head, married, age 27, born Dallington, Sussex; occupation: miller's grinder
    Sarah Pont, F, Wife, married, age 28, born Waldron, Sussex
    Emily Pont, F, Daughter, age 7, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Pont, F, Daughter, age 6, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Frederick Pont, M, Son, age 3, born Frant, Sussex

2Benhall CottageJohn Powell, M, Head, married, age 57, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriet Powell, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Walter Powell, M, Son, single, age 22, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Dorkus Cheeseman, F, Boarder, age 6, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: nurse child

2Bush HouseHarriet Winder, F, Head, married, age 52, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: needle woman
    Hannah Haselden, F, Visitor, married, age 22, born Frant, Sussex, married daughter of needle woman
    John Haselden, M, Grandson, age 2, born Brixton, Surrey
    Jesse Haselden, M, Grandson, age 4m, born London, Surrey

2Bush HouseGeorge Pattenden, M, Head, married, age 34, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Ellender Pattenden, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    William Pattenden, M, Son, age 9, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    George Pattenden, M, Son, age 5, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Alfred Pattenden, M, Son, age 3, born Pembury, Kent
    Harriet Pattenden, F, Daughter, age 1, born Frant, Sussex

2Bush HouseJesse Mollineux, M, Head, married, age 71, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Charity Mollineux, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Chiddingly, Sussex

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