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

20Little Surrys Cottage, Cameron LaneHenry Chapman, M, Head, widowed, age 60, born Worth, occupation: labourer

20Windmill Cottage, TablehurstWilliam Waters, M, Head, married, age 76, born West Hoathly; occupation Labourer
    Ruth Waters, F, Wife, married, age 70, born Brenchly, Kent

20Windmill Cottage, TablehurstThomas Barton, M, Head, married, age 52, born Rotherfield, occupation: gamekeeper
    Mary Barton, F, Wife, married, age 34, born Ringmer
    George Barton, M, Son, age 13, born Mayfield
    Mary Barton, F, Daughter, age 10, born Rotherfield
    Samuel Barton, M, Son, age 8, born Gloucestershire
    Alice Barton, F, Daughter, age 5, born Rotherfield
    Thomas Barton, M, Son, age 2, born East Grinstead
    Thomas Barton, M, Son, age 2, born East Grinstead
    Thomas Barton, M, Son, age 2, born East Grinstead
    James Barton, M, Son, age 9 m, born East Grinstead

20Park Hill FarmJohn Huggett, M, Head, married, age 54, born Hartfield; occupation: farmer
    Mary Huggett, F, Wife, married, age 56, born East Grinstead
    Mary Ann Huggett, F, Granddaughter, single, age 7, born Hampshire
    Mary Ann Neighbour, F, Niece, single, age 27, born East Grinstead

20Brickyard Cottage, Ashdown, CansironJoseph Elphick, M, Head, married, age 27, born Maresfield; occupation: gamekeeper
    Mary Elphick, F, Wife, married, age 37, born Maresfield
    Elizabeth Mary Elphick, F, Daughter, age 3, born Maresfield
    Joseph Fred Elphick, M, Son, age 2, born East Grinstead

20Keepers CottageGeorge Elsey, M, Head, married, age 25, born Ardingly; occupation: gamekeeper
    Ellen Elsey, F, Wife, married, age 27, born West Hoathly
    Anne Elsey, F, Daughter, age 2, born Ardingly
    Kate Elsey, F, Daughter, age 2 m, born East Grinstead
    Arthur Holman, M, Stepson, age 11, born West Hoathly; occupation: scholar

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