The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 East Grinstead Census
That part of East Grinstead Parish that includes London Road
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]
Sheet    Place    Census entry
1London RoadWilliam H. Wood, M, Head, married, age 28, born East Grinstead; occupation Relieving Officer
1London RoadAbraham Istead, M, Head, married, age 32, born Worth; occupation: bricklayer
1London RoadCharles Lynn, M, Head, married, age 65, born East Grinstead; occupation: stone mason
1London RoadAbraham S. Hooker, M, Head, married, age 72, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation: corn dealer
1London RoadWilliam Wood, M, Head, married, age 59, born East Grinstead; occupation Postman
1London RoadGeorge Rouse, M, Head, married, age 40, born Hartfield; occupation Cabinet Maker
1London RoadGeorge Knight, M, Head, married, age 45, born East Grinstead; occupation: blacksmith
2London RoadGeorge Arnold, M, Head, married, age 42, born AshurstWood; occupation: furniture dealer
2London RoadJohn Southey, M, Head, single, age 41, born East Grinstead; occupation Grocer And Draper
3London RoadJames Bridgland, M, Head, married, age 64, born Kent, occupation: ironmonger
3London RoadAnne Mellish, F, Head, single, age 53, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: school teacher
3London RoadHenry Grove, M, Head, married, age 60, born Waldron; occupation: retired postman
3Warwick HouseGeorge T. Hinde, M, Head, married, age 27, born London; occupation: beerhouse keeper
3London RoadAlbert A. Winser, M, Head, married, age 35, born Brighton; occupation Watch Maker
4London RoadCharles E. Collins, M, Head, married, age 31, born India, occupation: medical profession licentiate, R.C.P.L. and M.R.C.S. University College, London
4London RoadElizabeth Stanford, F, Head, widowed, age 59, born Lingfield, Surrey; occupation Office Keeper
4London RoadSamuel Davison, M, Head, married, age 40, born Northamptonshire; occupation: ironmonger
4London RoadHenry Pocock, M, Head, widowed, age 48, born Uckfield; occupation Currier and Teacher Of Music
4London RoadJohn Hayward, M, Head, married, age 61, born East Grinstead; occupation: saddler
5Swan Hotel, London RoadFrederick Fishenden, M, Head, married, age 32, born London; occupation: licensed victualler
5London RoadHenry G. Payne, M, Head, married, age 32, born Carshalton, Surrey; occupation: boot maker
5London RoadWilliam Doubell, M, Head, widowed, age 78, born East Grinstead; occupation: beer, wine and spirit merchant
5London RoadPhiladelphia Payne, F, Head, single, age 85, born Worth; occupation: former housekeeper
5London RoadHenry Criswell, M, Head, married, age 57, born Turners Hill, employs 3 boys and 19 men, occupation: master bricklayer
5London RoadCharles Baldwin, M, Head, widowed, age 72, born London; occupation: retired postman
5London RoadSpencer Payne, M, Head, married, age 31, born East Grinstead; occupation: poulterer
6London RoadThomas London, M, Head, married, age 24, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; occupation: confectioner
6London RoadMary Norman, F, Head, widowed, age 70, born East Grinstead; occupation Independent
6London RoadFanny Weller, F, Head, widowed, age 37, born Hurstpierpoint; occupation: lodging house keeper
6London RoadCharles Norman, M, Head, widowed, age 43, born East Grinstead; occupation Carpenter
6London RoadJohn Weaire, M, Head, married, age 60, born East Grinstead; occupation Carpenter
7London RoadGeorge E. Wells, M, Head, married, age 34, born Lower Beeding; occupation Carpenter
7London RoadWilliam Young, M, Head, married, age 35, born Tandridge, Surrey; occupation Carpenter
7London RoadFrederick Orrin, M, Head, married, age 29, born Essex; occupation Carpenter and Joiner
7London RoadGeorge Knight, M, Head, married, age 66, born East Grinstead; occupation: smith and farrier
7London RoadJesse Avery, M, Head, married, age 84, born Sussex; occupation: butcher
7London RoadDavid Swift, M, Head, married, age 42, born Lincolnshire; occupation Draper and Grocer
8London RoadWilliam Jenner, M, Head, married, age 39, born Surrey; occupation: blacksmith
8London RoadDavid Peacock, M, Head, married, age 31, born Edenbridge, Kent; occupation: labourer
8London RoadGeorge Brinkhurst, M, Head, married, age 24, born East Grinstead, occupation: harness maker
9London RoadJohn Potter, M, Head, married, age 42, born Surrey; occupation Whitesmith
9London RoadHenry Killick, M, Head, married, age 31, born Surrey; occupation: gardener
9London RoadJohn Brinkhurst, M, Head, married, age 57, born Uckfield, occupation: retired saddler

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