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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

17Saxonbury Coach HouseHenry Bovington, M, Head, married, age 26, born Egham, Surrey; occupation: coachman
    Martha Bovington, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Covenham, Lincolnshire
    Harriett A Bovington, F, Daughter, age 2m, born Frant, Sussex

17Saxonbury Gardeners HouseJonathan Rose, M, Head, married, age 33, born Aldenham, Hertfordshire; occupation: gardener (head)
    Jane Rose, F, Wife, married, age 27, born Hatfield, Hertfordshire

17Chatfields PlattThomas Stevens, M, Head, widowed, age 33, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: gardener (under), note surname: stevens alias jenner
    Edward Stevens, M, Son, age 3, born Frant, Sussex, note surname: Stevens alias Jenner
    Thomas Stevens, M, Son, age 1, born Frant, Sussex, note surname: Stevens alias Jenner
    Elizabeth A Bryant, F, Servant, single, age 18, born London, Middlesex; occupation: general servant

17Chatfields PlattAlfred Paige, M, Head, married, age 42, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: shepherd
    Eliza Paige, F, Wife, married, age 42, born Frant, Sussex
    Mary Paige, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Frant, Sussex
    Wiliam Paige, M, Son, age 13, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Jessie Paige, M, Son, age 10, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Alice Paige, F, Daughter, age 4, born Frant, Sussex
    Walter Paige, M, Son, age 3m, born Frant, Sussex

17Shernfold Lodge GatreCharles Randall, M, Head, married, age 62, born Ivybridge, Devon; occupation: formerly coachman; handicap: paralized
    Maria Randall, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Welford, Berkshire
    Maria Randall, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Frant, Sussex

17Shernfold HouseMary A Bareham, F, Servant, single, age 32, born Hundon, Suffolk; occupation: upper domestic housemaid
    Louisa F Carter, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Worthing, Sussex; occupation: under domestic housemaid
    John Matthewick, M, married, age 69, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: domestic dairyman

17Shernfold Garden HouseAlexander Sieveright, M, Head, married, age 48, born Scotland; occupation: head gardener
    Sarah Sieveright, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Warfield, Berkshire
    Albeniea Sieveright, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Warfield, Berkshire

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