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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

103, Prospect CottagesEdward Hollamby, M, Head, married, age 52, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: hard wood turner
    Ann Hollamby, F, Wife, married, age 52, born Frant, Sussex

103, Prospect CottagesWilliam Welsh, M, Head, married, age 41, born Hadley, Middlesex; occupation: painter (house)
    Mary A Welsh, F, Wife, married, age 32, born Scotland
    Edward A Welsh, M, Son, single, age 10, born Pimlico, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Jessie A Welsh, F, Daughter, single, age 8, born Pimlico, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Elizabeth J Welsh, F, Daughter, single, age 6, born Pimlico, Middlesex; occupation: scholar
    Wilhelmina Welsh, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Alice M Welsh, F, Daughter, single, age 11m, born Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

10Prospect Cottage YardJoseph Watson, M, Head, married, age 49, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: jobbing gardener
    Elizabeth Watson, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Doncaster, Yorkshire

10Prospect Cottage YardJames Pring, M, Head, married, age 32, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: gardener's labourer, out of employment
    Francis Pring, F, Wife, married, age 22, born Uckfield, Sussex
    James Pring, M, Son, single, age 2, born Frant, Sussex

10BargroveMary Bianchi, F, Servant, widowed, age 33, born Eastchurch, Isle of Sheppey; occupation: cook, servant in charge

10Boughton LodgeWilliam F Rawes, M, Head, married, age 56, born Swaffham, Norfolk; occupation: clergyman of the Church of England, without care of souls
    Henriatta Rawes, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Bloomsbury, Middlesex
    Fanny Luck, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Ticehurst, Sussex; occupation: cook
    Elizabeth Palmer, F, Servant, single, age 25, born Ightham, Kent; occupation: housemaid

10The NurseryJames Hollamby, M, Head, married, age 73, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: nurseryman
    Amelia Hollamby, F, Wife, married, age 58, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: housekeeper
    William Hollamby, M, Son, single, age 26, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: Tunbridgeware maker
    Jane Hollamby, F, Daughter, single, age 28, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: shop assistant
    Mary Ann Hollamby, F, Daughter, single, age 26, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: dressmaker

10Part of NurseryGeorge E Bromhead, M, Head, married, age 40, born Bilminsthorpe, Rutland; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Matilda Bromhead, F, Wife, married, age 35, born Upwell, Norfolk
    Mary M W Bromhead, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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