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

16School House, HammerwoodJames Bailey, M, Head, married, age 51, born Somerset; occupation: schoolmaster
    Margaret C. Bailey, F, Wife, married, age 50, born London; occupation: schoolmistress
    Charlotte E. Wood, F, Sister In Law, widowed, age 52, born London, unemployed; occupation Nurse

16Gardeners House, HammerwoodCharles Harris, M, Head, married, age 45, born Devon; occupation: head gardener
    Charlotte Harris, F, Wife, married, age 48, born Gloucestershire
    Alice Harris, F, Daughter, single, age 18, born Somerset
    Emma A. Harris, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Wales; occupation: pupil teacher
    Charles Harris, M, Son, age 9, born Wales; occupation: scholar
    Mary Nash, F, Niece, age 6, born Kent; occupation Visitor

16Garden Bothy, HammerwoodWilliam Longley, M, Head, single, age 23, born Canterbury, Kent; occupation: gardener
    Louis Baldwin, M, Servant, single, age 19, born Hartfield; occupation: gardener

16Hammerwood CottageHenry Gribble, M, Head, married, age 44, born Devon; occupation: estate foreman
    Anne Gribble, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Surrey; occupation: laundress
    Emily Mary Gribble, F, Daughter, single, age 19, born Northamptonshire; occupation: laundress
    Charles Gribble, M, Son, single, age 17, born Northamptonshire; occupation: gardener
    Henry J. Gribble, M, Son, single, age 15, born East Grinstead; occupation: scholar
    Ernest Gribble, M, Son, single, age 11, born East Grinstead; occupation: scholar
    Fredrick M. Coy, M, Visitor, married, age 48, born London, occupation: house decorator

16Private House, HammerwoodJohn Pritchard, M, Head, widowed, age 70, born Herefordshire; occupation Butler
    Charlotte Pearman, F, Servant, single, age 38, born Hampshire; occupation Housemaid

16Owletts Farm Cottages, HammerwoodFredrick Crowhurst, M, Head, married, age 39, born Hartfield; occupation: stockman
    Mary Crowhurst, F, Wife, married, age 39
    Mary Crowhurst, F, Daughter, age 10, born East Grinstead
    Anna Crowhurst, F, Daughter, age 5, born East Grinstead
    Fredrick Crowhurst, M, Son, age 1, born East Grinstead

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