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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

19Birling CottageJohn Aubin, M, Head, married, age 48, born Stoke Ash, Suffolk; occupation: master blacksmith
    Ruth Aubin, F, Wife, married, age 41, born Goudhurst, Kent
    Arthur Aubin, M, Son, single, age 8, born Stoke Ash, Suffolk; occupation: scholar
    Earnest Aubin, M, Son, single, age 6, born Stoke Ash, Suffolk; occupation: scholar
    William Field, M, Boarder, single, age 33, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: florist (journeyman)
    Samuel Allen, M, Boarder, single, age 25, born Barley, Hertfordshire; occupation: florist (journeyman)
    Susannah Perigoe, F, Visitor, single, age 10, born Northiam, Sussex; occupation: scholar

19Birling CottageRobert Fuller, M, Head, married, age 23, born Lamberhurst, Sussex; occupation: gardener's labourer
    Elizabeth Fuller, F, Wife, married, age 26, born Eastbourne, Sussex
    Martha G Fuller, F, Daughter, single, age 1, born Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

19Birling CottageJames Wallis, M, Head, married, age 30, born Wadhurst, Sussex; occupation: platelayer
    Jemima Wallis, F, Wife, married, age 24, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Charlotte Wallis, F, Daughter, single, age 3, born Wadhurst, Sussex
    Charles Wallis, M, Son, single, age 1, born Frant, Sussex

19Whybourne's GateBenjamin Osmond, M, Head, widowed, age 66, born Newport, Isle of Wight; occupation: master brickmaker
    Arthur Osmond, M, Son, single, age 37, born Eling, Hampshire; occupation: labourer in brickyard
    Francis Osmond, M, Son, single, age 18, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: labourer in brickyard
    Eliza Osmond, F, Daughter, single, age 7, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Ellen Osmond, F, Daughter, single, age 5, born Frant, Sussex; occupation: scholar
    Maria Manktellow, F, Visitor, single, age 45, born Burwash, Sussex; occupation: servant

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