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]

Census sheets
1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9     
Sheet    Place    Census entry

5Swan Hotel, London RoadFrederick Fishenden, M, Head, married, age 32, born London; occupation: licensed victualler
    Margaret Fishenden, F, Wife, married, age 30, born London
    Sarah Russell, F, Servant, single, age 24, born Gloucestershire; occupation General Servant

5London RoadHenry G. Payne, M, Head, married, age 32, born Carshalton, Surrey; occupation: boot maker
    Katherine Payne, F, Wife, married, age 29, born London
    Harry Payne, M, Son, age 11, born London; occupation: scholar
    Ethel Payne, F, Daughter, age 7, born East Grinstead; occupation: scholar
    St John Payne, M, Son, age 4, born East Grinstead
    Gilbert Mcfarlane, M, Brother In Law, age 14, born London

5London RoadWilliam Doubell, M, Head, widowed, age 78, born East Grinstead; occupation: beer, wine and spirit merchant
    John U. Joselyn, M, Son In Law, married, age 52, born Suffolk; occupation: assistant
    Eliza Joselyn, F, Daughter, married, age 51, born Chelsea, London; occupation: housekeeper
    Alice Joselyn, F, Grand Daughter, single, age 22, born Chelsea, London; occupation: milliner
    Lizzie Joselyn, F, Grand Daughter, single, age 20, born Chelsea, London; occupation: milliner

5London RoadPhiladelphia Payne, F, Head, single, age 85, born Worth; occupation: former housekeeper
    Ellen Hall, F, Visitor, single, age 50, born East Grinstead; occupation: milliner

5London RoadHenry Criswell, M, Head, married, age 57, born Turners Hill, employs 3 boys and 19 men, occupation: master bricklayer
    Emily Criswell, F, Wife, married, age 40, born London
    Mabel Criswell, F, Daughter, age 1, born East Grinstead
    Milicent Sherman, F, Servant, single, age 13, born East Grinstead; occupation General Servant

5London RoadCharles Baldwin, M, Head, widowed, age 72, born London; occupation: retired postman
    Caroline Baldwin, F, Daughter, single, age 34, born Southwark, London; occupation: housekeeper
    William Baldwin, M, Son, single, age 30, born Southwark, London; occupation: carrier

5London RoadSpencer Payne, M, Head, married, age 31, born East Grinstead; occupation: poulterer
    Annie Payne, F, Wife, married, age 33, born East Grinstead
    Charles Payne, M, Son, age 8, born East Grinstead; occupation: scholar
    Cecil Payne, M, Son, age 6, born East Grinstead; occupation: scholar
    George Payne, M, Son, age 4, born East Grinstead
    Evan Knight, M, Nephew, age 13, born Felbridge, Surrey; occupation: scholar
    Sarah Isted, F, Servant, single, age 18, born East Grinstead; occupation: general servant

The Weald is at  Database version 13.6 which has ongoing updates to the 393,326 people; 9,000 places; 613 maps; 3,308 pictures, engravings and photographs; and 248 books loaded in the previous version

Fasthosts web site  
British Libarary  
High Weald  
Sussex Family History Group  
Sussex Record Society  
Sussex Archaeological Society  
Kent Archaeological Society  
Mid Kent Marriages  
Genes Reunited  
International Genealogical Index  
National Archives  

of the