The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1871 Frant Census
Reference RG10/1049: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 6
Part of the Parish of Frant commencing from the Forge Cottage at Eridge Green and taking all the Houses within fifty yards of the Turnpike Road leading from Eridge Green to the boundary of the Tunbridge Wells Local Act at Strawberry Hill including Pratts House and the Cottages on Ramsly Farm which are not within the Tunbridge Wells Local Act district. Also all the Houses in the Parish situate on the North Western side of the said Turnpike Road including Eridge Village, Broadwater Forest and the High Rocks.
Enumerator: George Hickmott.
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
1Sprats Brook Oast HouseHarry Collins, M, Head, widowed, age 45, born Hampshire; occupation: farm labourer
1Waggon Gate HouseThomas Skinner, M, Head, married, age 66, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: farm carter
1Waggon Gate HouseWalter Fry, M, Lodger, single, age 21, born Chiddingstone, Kent; occupation: farm carter
1Adams Well CrossingJohn G Brookes, M, Head, married, age 60, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: railway porter
1Adams Well CrossingGeorge Richards, M, Head, married, age 29, born Piltdown, Sussex; occupation: railway platelayer
1Adams Well CrossingLawrence Mercer, M, Lodger, single, age 42, born Brenchley, Kent; occupation: farm labourer
1Broadwater CottagesJoseph Sales, M, Head, married, age 55, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2Broadwater CottagesJames Tompkin, M, Head, married, age 57, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2High RocksElijah Dean, M, Head, married, age 62, born Lancashire; occupation: gamekeeper and farmer of 100 acres employing 6 men
2Ramsly CottagesRichard Holland, M, Head, married, age 24, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2Ramsly CottagesHenry Wren, M, Head, married, age 35, born Waldron, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
2Ramsly CottagesEdward Peerless, M, Head, married, age 38, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
3Strawberry Hill FarmEdward Pratt, M, Head, married, age 51, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 97 acres employing 5 men and 1 boy
3Sprats Brook FarmGeorge Thomas, M, Head, married, age 55, born Tunstall, Kent; occupation: farmer of 112 acres employing 1 labourer
3Bonds CottageAmbrose Earl, M, Head, married, age 28, born Bexhill, Sussex; occupation: brickmaker
4Broadwater LodgeGeorge Mitchel, M, Head, married, age 65, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper
4Broadwater LodgeWilliam Tupper, M, Head, married, age 28, born Sutton, Sussex; occupation: valet
4Sprats Brook CottageGeorge Holdstock, M, Head, married, age 35, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: toll collector
4Washingstool LodgeThomas Braybon, M, Head, widowed, age 80, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: lodge porter
4Carpenters Yard HouseRichard Nash, M, Head, married, age 52, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: carpenter 9foreman)
4Gun InnRobert Hooker, M, Head, single, age 50, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: innkeeper and farmer of 20 acres employing 1 man and assistant overseer registrar of births and deaths
5Parsonage HouseHenry Wilkinson, M, Head, married, age 40, born St Pancras, Middlesex; occupation: vicar of Eridge Green
5Eridge Lodge HouseJames Basset, M, Head, married, age 79, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: lodge keeper
5Eridge Green Shop And CottageJohn E Killick, M, Head, married, age 43, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: grocer
6Eridge GreenSarah Flemming, F, Head, single, age 32, born Bath, Somerset; occupation: schoolmistress
6Eridge GreenBenjamn Bull, M, Head, married, age 36, born Westbury, Wiltshire; occupation: gardener
6Eridge GreenThomas Taylor, M, Head, married, age 31, born Kingham, Oxfordshire; occupation: butler
6Gardeners HouseJoseph Rush, M, Head, married, age 45, born Scotland; occupation: gardener (head)
6Eridge GreenThomas Nicholson, M, Head, married, age 47, born Yorkshire; occupation: domestic coachman
6Eridge GreenStephen Young, M, Head, married, age 39, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: carpenter
6Eridge GreenRobert Young, M, Lodger, single, age 42, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: gardener
6Dairy HouseWilliam Fermor, M, Head, married, age 50, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener
6Dairy HouseHenry J Bennet, M, Head, widowed, age 45, born Hellingly, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
7Forge HouseIden Fermor, M, Head, widowed, age 57, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: labouring gardener
7Forge HouseBenjamin Brooman, M, Head, married, age 37, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gamekeeper
7Waggon Gate HouseThomas Gasson, M, Head, married, age 24, born Heathfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
7Broadwater ForestThomas Fry, M, Head, widowed, age 63, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener's labourer
7Broadwater ForestGeorge Batchelor, M, Head, married, age 26, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener's labourer

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