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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

8Frant StreetThomas Card, M, Head, married, age 66, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
    Esther Card, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Warbleton, Sussex
    Mary Ann Card, F, Daughter, single, age 40, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: needle woman
    Walter Card, M, Grandson, single, age 21, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: mason
    Edward Card, M, Grandson, age 11, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar

8Frant StreetHenry Braybon, M, Head, married, age 49, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: shoemaker, cowkeeper and fly proprietor
    Elizabeth R Braybon, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    John Braybon, M, Son, single, age 18, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: fly driver
    Ebenezer Braybon, M, Son, single, age 17, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: garden labourer
    Naoemi Braybon, F, Daughter, age 13, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: assistant at home
    Mary Braybon, F, Daughter, age 12, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Hepzibah Braybon, F, Daughter, age 10, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Jacob Braybon, M, Son, age 5, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Benjamin H Braybon, M, Son, age 7, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Hannah Braybon, F, Daughter, age 2, born Frant, Sussex

8Frant StreetThomas Hemsley, M, Head, married, age 77, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Philidelphia Hemsley, F, Wife, married, age 57, born Ewhurst, Sussex
    Elizabeth Hyland, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: monthly nurse
    George Moon, M, Boarder, single, age 39, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer

8Frant StreetCharles English, M, Head, married, age 56, born March, Cambridgeshire; occupation: master tailor
    Frances English, F, Wife, married, age 50, born Chiddingstone, Kent
    Harriett English, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Frant, Sussex
    Elizabeth English, F, Daughter, age 14, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: pupil teacher
    Henry T English, M, Son, single, age 10, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    John D English, M, Son, age 6, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar

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