The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1871 Frant Census
Reference RG10/1049: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 1
Part of the Parish of Frant comprising all the Houses in and about Frant Village, Frant Street and Frant Green including the Rectory, the Abergavenny Arms, Saxonbury Lodge, Shernfold Park and Gardens and the Porters Lodge on the Bells Yew Green Road as boundary Houses.
Enumerator: Nathaniel Edghill.
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

5Priory, Frant StreetThomas Waghorn, M, Head, married, age 67, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: engine driver
    Mary T Waghorn, F, Wife, married, age 63, born North Mimms, Hertfordshire

5Priory, Frant StreetJames W Stone, M, Head, married, age 55, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
    Jemima Stone, F, Wife, married, age 55, born Frant, Sussex

5Priory, Frant StreetJames Collins, M, Head, married, age 58, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
    Mary Collins, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Westerham, Kent
    Fanny Collins, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Frant, Sussex
    George E King, M, Grandson, age 5, born Yalding, Kent

5Priory, Frant StreetObed Boarer, M, Head, widowed, age 59, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carter

5Priory, Frant StreetDeborah Gilbert, F, Head, widowed, age 72, born Cricklade, Wiltshire; occupation: formerly gardener's wife
    Mary Gilbert, F, Daughter, single, age 34, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker
    Thomas Gilbert, M, Grandson, age 7, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar

5Church CottagesGeorge Hoadley, M, Head, married, age 62, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: builder
    Bessie T Hoadley, F, Wife, married, age 40, born London, Middlesex
    Letticia S A Hoadley, F, Daughter, age 4, born Frant, Sussex
    Rose A M Hoadley, F, Daughter, age 2, born Frant, Sussex

5Church CottagesSusanna Mathewick, F, Head, married, age 56, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: laundress
    Harriett Mathewick, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: laundress
    Henry Mathewick, M, Son, single, age 21, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Susanna Mathewick, F, Daughter, age 14, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar

5RectoryRowley Hill, M, Head, married, age 35, born Londonderry, Ireland; occupation: rector of Frant
    Caroline M Hill, F, Wife, married, age 31, born London
    George R Hill, M, Son, age 6, born London; occupation: scholar
    Marcus R Hill, M, Son, age 4, born London
    Alfred R Hill, M, Son, age 2, born London
    John Rowley Hill, M, Son, age 3m, born Frant, Sussex
    Elizabeth Edwards, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Hurstpierpoint, Sussex; occupation: domestic housemaid
    Ann Cundall, F, Servant, single, age 22, born Eye, Suffolk; occupation: domestic nurse
    Emma Mills, F, Servant, single, age 17, born London; occupation: domestic nursemaid
    Charity Jeffreys, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: domestic kitchenmaid
    Henry Fenn, M, Servant, single, age 24, born Walthamstow, Essex; occupation: domestic groom

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