The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1871 Frant Census
Reference RG10/1049: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 2
Part of the Parish of Frant comprising the Eridge Old and New Park, and that part of Hargate Forest which is not comprised within the Tunbridge Wells Local Act. Taking the houses on both sides of the road from and including the Reservoir Cottage at Rumbers Hill to and including Geo' Sales Porter's Lodge at Frant.
Enumerator: The Revd Marmaduke Washington.
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]
Sheet    Place    Census entry
1Martin's FarmThomas Elphick, M, Head, married, age 48, born Maresfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1Martin's FarmAlfred Bailey, M, Lodger, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1Chase Wood CottageJames Gilbert, M, Head, married, age 61, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper
1Stone LodgeEbenezer Wood, M, Head, widowed, age 52, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
1Frant Bottom LodgeAnn Funnell, F, Head, widowed, age 67, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: gate keeper
11, Yew Tree CottageAbraham Edwards, M, Head, married, age 61, born Tonbridge, Kent; occupation: plumber (foreman)
12, Yew Tree CottageSamuel Richardson, M, Head, married, age 65, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
2[2, Yew Tree Cottage]Josiah Richardson, M, Head, married, age 29, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: bricklayer
2Pine Farm CottageThomas Guest, M, Head, married, age 67, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
2Wells RoadJoseph Baker, M, Head, married, age 53, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: chimney sweep
2Wells RoadThomas Wiseman, M, Head, married, age 61, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2Wells RoadMark Austin, M, Head, married, age 38, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: gardener and domestic servant
2Rumbers Hill Toll GateWilliam Stevenson, M, Head, married, age 38, born Fletching, Sussex; occupation: labourer on turnpike road
2Reservoir CottageEdward Reed, M, Head, married, age 50, born London, Middlesex; occupation: turncock to waterworks
3Hargate ForestAlfred Dann, M, Head, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Richardson's LodgeThomas Sales, M, Head, married, age 70, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Bohemia LodgeJames Sales, M, Head, married, age 80, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gate keeper
3Bohemia CottageCharles Sargent, M, Head, married, age 38, born West Tytherley, Hampshire; occupation: gamekeeper
3BohemiaHenry Ritchie, M, Head, married, age 34, born Scotland; occupation: forester
3Hut In Eridge ParkJohn Adams, M, Head, married, age 34, born Silverstone, Northamptonshire; occupation: charcoal burner
4Hut In Eridge ParkWilliam Roffey, M, Head, widowed, age 55, born Worth, Sussex; occupation: charcoal burner
4Park CottageDavid Hickmott, M, Head, married, age 72, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: deer keeper
4Park CottageDavid Dawn, M, Head, widowed, age 73, born Mayfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
4Birch PavillionFrederick Hickmott, M, Head, married, age 62, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: park keeper
4Frant LodgeGeorge Sales, M, Head, married, age 42, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
4Hut In Eridge ParkAlfred Edser, M, Head, single, age 43, born Abinger, Surrey; occupation: charcoal burner
5Eridge CastleWilliam Nevill, M, Head, married, age 44, born Longford, Shropshire; occupation: Earl of Abergavenny and landowner
6The Gardener's House, Eridge CastleGeorge Warren, M, Servant, single, age 25, born Devonport, Devon; occupation: under gardener and domestic servant
6The Stables With Rooms Over, Eridge CastleThomas Tate, M, Servant, single, age 24, born Deighton, Yorkshire; occupation: coachman's assistant and domestic servant

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