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
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  • 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

9Bells Yew GreenJohn Scrace, M, Lodger, widowed, age 76, born Horsted Keynes, Sussex; occupation: labourer, formerly sawyer

9Bells Yew GreenAlfred Crittle, M, Head, married, age 34, born Chevening, Kent; occupation: brewer's labourer
    Ellen Crittle, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Wrotham, Kent
    Agnes Crittle, F, Daughter, age 3, born Frant, Sussex
    Emily Crittle, F, Daughter, age 9m, born Frant, Sussex
    Lois Mepham, F, Servant, age 14, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: nurse maid

9Bells Yew GreenJohn Edwards, M, Head, married, age 67, born East Grinstead, Sussex; occupation: road man
    Sarah Edwards, F, Wife, married, age 60, born Sevenoaks, Kent
    Emily Edwards, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Sarah Edwards, F, Granddaughter, age 6, born Frant, Sussex

9Bells Yew GreenGeorge Gasson, M, Head, married, age 63, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: journeyman bricklayer
    Elizabeth Gasson, F, Wife, married, age 63, born Chiddingly, Sussex
    Eliza Fry, F, Granddaughter, single, age 19, born Frant, Sussex

9HighfieldJohn D C Roberts, M, Head, married, age 29, born Malta; occupation: land agent
    Elizabeth C Roberts, F, Wife, married, age 23, born Brampton, Northamptonshire
    Jane Beeching, F, Servant, widowed, age 61, born Isfield, Sussex; occupation: cook and domestic servant
    James Frost, M, Servant, single, age 21, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: groom and domestic servant
    Elizabeth Akens, F, Servant, age 12, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: general domestic servant

9Rushly FarmGeorge Moon, M, Head, married, age 40, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm carter
    Hannah Moon, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Frant, Sussex
    William Moon, M, Son, age 14, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Sophia Moon, F, Daughter, age 11, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    George Moon, M, Son, age 8, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Henry Moon, M, Son, age 7, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Maryann Moon, F, Daughter, age 5, born Frant, Sussex
    Harriott Moon, F, Daughter, age 2, born Frant, Sussex

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