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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

132, Birling CottagesHenry Manser, M, Head, married, age 46, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: gardener
    Harriett Manser, F, Wife, married, age 45, born Rotherfield, Sussex
    Henry Manser, M, Son, single, age 21, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Eliza Manser, F, Daughter, single, age 17, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: goes out washing
    Charles Manser, M, Son, single, age 14, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Samuel Manser, M, Son, single, age 12, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
    Thomas Manser, M, Son, single, age 9, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    George Manser, M, Son, single, age 7, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Emily Manser, F, Daughter, single, age 5, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar

133, Birling CottagesGeorge Austin, M, Head, married, age 28, born Eastling, Kent; occupation: gardener and domestic servant
    Susan Austin, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Herne, Kent
    Herbert E Austin, M, Son, single, age 2, born Sittingbourne, Kent
    Edith L Austin, F, Daughter, age 7m, born Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

133, Birling CottagesRichard Woods, M, Head, married, age 78, born Bishopstoke, Hampshire; occupation: formerly miller and baker
    Eliza Woods, F, Wife, married, age 68, born Hambleton, Hampshire

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