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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

2Nevill Arms YardThomas Robinson, M, Head, married, age 68, born Croydon, Surrey; occupation: ostler
    Jane Robinson, F, Wife, married, age 66, born Hartfield, Sussex
    Rosa M Marcroft, F, Daughter, widowed, age 23, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker, widow of coachman
    Charles G Marcroft, M, Grandson, single, age 4, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar

2Nevill Arms YardGeorge Mills, M, Head, married, age 63, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: blacksmith
    Sarah Mills, F, Wife, married, age 63, born Brighton, Sussex

21, Nevill PlaceIsaiah Roberson, M, Head, married, age 56, born Tenterden, Kent; occupation: bootmaker
    Mary Roberson, F, Wife, married, age 53, born Sandhurst, Kent
    Ellen Roberson, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Sydenham, Kent; occupation: assistant in housekeeping
    Herbert Roberson, M, Son, single, age 12, born Sydenham, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Frederick Roberson, M, Son, single, age 8, born Sydenham, Kent; occupation: scholar

2Home Farm CottageAmos Brooman, M, Head, married, age 40, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm servant
    Elizabeth Brooman, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Mayfield, Sussex
    Amos E Brooman, M, Son, single, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Sarah A Brooman, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Albert C Brooman, M, Son, single, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
    William Hallett, M, Boarder, single, age 22, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: railway labourer

2Home FarmJohn Sanders, M, Head, married, age 48, born Boxley, Kent; occupation: farm foreman
    Susanna Sanders, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Speldhurst, Kent
    Fanny Sanders, F, Daughter, single, age 15, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

2Butchers ShopWilliam Fillery, M, Head, married, age 35, born Hartfield, Sussex; occupation: master butcher employing 1 man
    Elizabeth Fillery, F, Wife, married, age 29, born Brenchley, Kent
    Henry W Fillery, M, Son, single, age 6, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    George Fillery, M, Son, single, age 3, born Hastings, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth H Fillery, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    William J Bonnell, M, Servant, single, age 25, born Cornwall; occupation: journeyman butcher

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