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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

43, Nevill BankGeorge Featherstone, M, Head, married, age 42, born Bromley, Kent; occupation: baker
    Elizabeth Featherstone, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Tonbridge, Kent
    Alice Featherstone, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Tunbridge Wells, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Frederick Featherstone, M, Son, single, age 4, born Tunbridge Wells, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Fawkes Featherstone, M, Son, single, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
    Frank Featherstone, M, Son, single, age 11m, born Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
    Ellen Carey, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Tunbridge Wells, Sussex; occupation: domestic servant

44, Nevill BankEbenezer Young, M, Head, married, age 49, born Southover, Sussex; occupation: bootmaker
    Elizabeth S Young, F, Wife, married, age 49, born Ilford, Essex
    Esther Young, F, Sister, single, age 47, born Southover, Sussex; occupation: bootbinder

45, Nevill BankFanny Steege, F, Head, single, age 21, born Borough, London; occupation: governess (school at home)
    Eliza Moon, F, Boarder, widowed, age 70, born Southgate, Hertfordshire; occupation: fishmonger's widow
    Elizabeth Tindall, F, Nurse, single, age 29, born London, Middlesex; occupation: nurse

46, Nevill BankHannah E Lambert, F, Head, married, age 48, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Emma Lambert, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: dressmaker
    Clara Lambert, F, Daughter, single, age 13, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar

4Portland LodgeThomas Beves, M, Head, married, age 70, born Brighton, Sussex; occupation: cabinet maker employing 4 men
    Harriet Beves, F, Wife, married, age 67, born St Albans, Hertfordshire

4Portland LodgeRichard Everest, M, Head, married, age 48, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: journeyman joiner and cabinet maker
    Mary A Everest, F, Wife, married, age 47, born Withyham, Sussex
    Samuel J Everest, M, Son, single, age 16, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: printer's apprentice

4Portland HouseAnna Arthy, F, Head, widowed, age 73, born Edinburgh, Scotland; occupation: annuitant
    Mary Mansell, F, Servant, single, age 81, born Carshalton, Surrey; occupation: housekeeper
    Georgiana Playfoot, F, Servant, single, age 20, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: ladies maid
    Gertrude Playfoot, F, Servant, single, age 15, born Lamberhurst, Kent; occupation: cook

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