The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1861 Frant Census
Reference RG9/573: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 8
Hawkenbury District
All that part of the parish of Frant which is situate in the County of Kent and known as Hawkenbury comprising that part of the parish situate on the North side of the stream running from Palmers Bridge through Whortlebury Farm to Watermans, Strawberry Gardens taking in Waterman's Cottage and Youngs Cottage on the Railway Tunnel from there to the Spring head of the stream on Home Farm following that stream to the Boundary of the Parish.
Enumerator: Stephen Williams.
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

116, Polards RowEdward Roach, M, Head, married, age 43, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker
    Harriott Roach, F, Wife, married, age 40, born Frant, Sussex
    Harriott Roach, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Mary Roach, F, Daughter, age 9, born Boxley, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Emma Roach, F, Daughter, age 6, born Burham, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Kate Roach, F, Daughter, age 3, born Frant, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Caroline Roach, F, Daughter, age 8m, born Frant, Kent

116, Polards RowJames Gammon, M, Lodger, single, age 24, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: farm labourer

117, Polards RowSarah Blunt, F, Head, single, age 43, born Goudhurst, Kent; occupation: house proprietor
    Henry Blunt, M, Son, single, age 20, born Frant, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
    Mary Ann Blunt, F, Daughter, age 11, born Frant, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Charles F Blunt, M, Son, age 1, born Frant, Kent

117, Polards RowJesse Brown, M, Lodger, widowed, age 50, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Harriott Brown, F, Lodger's daughter, single, age 23, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant

112, Spring RoadRichard Batchelor, M, Head, married, age 51, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: brickmaker
    Sarah Batchelor, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Peckham, Surrey
    Sarah Batchelor, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: nurse
    Fredrick Batchelor, M, Son, age 2, born Tunbridge, Kent

113, Spring RoadJames Prior, M, Head, married, age 35, born Walding, Essex; occupation: railway labourer
    Ann Prior, F, Wife, married, age 33, born Ospringe, Kent
    Henry Prior, M, Son, age 14, born Sandwich, Kent
    John Prior, M, Son, age 12, born Frant, Kent
    William Prior, M, Son, age 10, born Ticehurst, Sussex
    Emma Prior, F, Daughter, age 4
    Lydia A Prior, F, Daughter, age 10m, born Frant, Kent

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