The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
1881 East Grinstead Census
The Western part of East Grinstead Parish that includes Wall Hill, Ashurstwood, Homestall, Hammerwood, Great and Little Surrys, Ashdown House, Pixton and Tablehurst
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

9Phoenix TerraceEdward Brooks, M, Head, married, age 54, born Newick; occupation: builder
    Lucy Brooks, F, Wife, married, age 54, born East Grinstead
    Elizabeth Brooks, F, Daughter, single, age 25, born East Grinstead
    William Brooks, M, Son, married, age 23, born East Grinstead; occupation: painter and glazier
    Mary Ann Brooks, F, Daughter-in-law, married, age 23, born East Grinstead
    Clement Brooks, M, Son, single, age 22, born East Grinstead; occupation: stone mason
    James Brooks, M, Son, single, age 21, born East Grinstead; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Arthur Brooks, M, Son, single, age 14, born East Grinstead; occupation: bricklayer's labourer
    Alston Brooks, M, Grandson, age 2, born East Grinstead
    Archable Williy Brooks, M, Grandson, age 6 m, born East Grinstead
    Joel Brooks, M, Visitor, age 7, born East Grinstead
    Samuel Brooks, M, Visitor, age 6, born East Grinstead
    Albert Betts, M, Servant, single, age 17, born Lingfield, Surrey, occupation: bricklayer's labourer

9Phoenix TerraceSidney J. Betts, M, Head, married, age 32, born Ashford, Kent, occupation: tea dealer
    Elizabeth L. Betts, F, Wife, married, age 25, born Kent
    Sydney J. Betts, M, Son, age 4, born East Peckham, Kent, occupation: scholar
    Florence E. Betts, F, Daughter, age 2, born East Peckham, Kent
    Rhueben Betts, M, Son, age 5 m, born East Grinstead

9Phoenix TerraceJohn Bonwick, M, Head, married, age 30, born East Grinstead, occupation: labourer
    Clara Bonwick, F, Wife, married, age 23, born East Grinstead

9Phoenix TerraceRichard Miles, M, Head, married, age 25, born East Grinstead; occupation: labourer
    Sarah Miles, F, Wife, married, age 24, born East Grinstead
    Clara Miles, F, Daughter, age 3, born Yorkshire
    George Miles, M, Son, age 1, born East Grinstead

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