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1871 Frant Census
Reference RG10/1049: Ticehurst Enumeration District No 8
Part of the Parish of Frant comprising all that part of the said Parish which is situate in the County of Sussex and in the Tunbridge Wells Local Act District, and which lies East of the Turnpike Road leading from the Chapel Bridge, Tunbridge Wells; including the Cottages on the Home Farm and the Cottages at Whybourne Gate, occupied by Mr Ladds and Rr B. Osmond.
Enumerator: John Bellamy.
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

1Nevill StreetMarion Trice, F, Head, married, age 48, born Hever, Kent; occupation: saddler's wife
    Fanny Trice, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Richmond, Surrey; occupation: assists in housekeeping
    John Trice, M, Son, single, age 18, born Richmond, Surrey; occupation: saddler
    Charles Trice, M, Son, single, age 10, born Richmond, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Chapman, F, Servant, age 16, born Southborough, Kent; occupation: general servant

1Nevill Arms YardJohn Cox, M, Head, married, age 66, born Battle, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Clara Cox, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Ashburnham, Sussex; occupation: laundress

12, Nevill PlaceAnn Smith, F, Head, married, age 23, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: coachman's wife
    William Smith, M, Father-in-law, married, age 68, born Chailey, Sussex; occupation: baker
    Frederick Bellingham, M, Boarder, single, age 28, born Sevenoaks, Kent; occupation: coachman and domestic servant

13, Nevill PlaceRichard Turner, M, Head, married, age 45, born Leigh, Kent; occupation: gardener and coaching house proprietor
    Theresa Turner, F, Wife, married, age 45, born London
    William Turner, M, Son, single, age 12, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Alfred Turner, M, Son, single, age 8, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    John Turner, M, Son, single, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; handicap: imbecile not from birth
    Elizabeth Harman, F, Servant, single, age 17, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: general servant
    William Chambers, M, Boarder, single, age 21, born Broom, Bedfordshire; occupation: groom

14, Nevill PlaceJames Bradshaw, M, Head, married, age 50, born Dilthorpe, Staffordshire; occupation: tailor employing 4 men
    Susan Bradshaw, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Foleshill, Warwickshire
    Jane Manser, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Pembury, Kent; occupation: general servant

1Nevill Arms YardMary Ann Coleman, F, Head, widowed, age 58, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: laundress, widow of bricklayer
    William Coleman, M, Son, single, age 17, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: butcher's boy
    Jane Hammond, F, Sister, married, age 70, born Speldhurst, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

1Nevill Arms YardWilliam Tomkins, M, Head, married, age 54, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation: labourer (ostler)
    Matilda Tomkins, F, Wife, married, age 56, born Etchingham, Sussex
    John Tomkins, M, Son, single, age 28, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation: greengrocer's labourer
    Rebecca Tomkins, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Horsmonden, Kent
    Robert Tomkins, M, Son, single, age 14, born Horsmonden, Kent; occupation: farm labourer

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